Top 10 Favourite Action Films of The 90s Versus

This is the first in a line of versus top 5 or 10, I have been part of some through other sites but now I am introducing it to my site. Today we are looking at top 10 action films of the 90s, against my friend Lewis, Simon, Daniel

Simon’s Top 10

10. Goldeneye (1995)s 10

James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research centre to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent believed to be dead.

9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)s 9

A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas.

8. Batman Forever (1995)s 8

Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help of an amourous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

7. The Matrix (1999)d 8

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

6. Street Fighter (1994)s 6

Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

5. Rumble In the Bronx (1995)s 5

A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

4. Independence Day (1996)d 1

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.

3. Passenger 57 (1992)s 3

An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.

2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)s 2

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (1991)s 1

The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.

Daniel’s Top 10

10. Die Hard 2 (1990)j 10

John McClane, officer of the N.Y.P.D. and hero of the Nakatomi Hostage Crisis, attempts to avert disaster as rogue military officials seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

9. Predator 2 (1990)j 9

Amidst a territorial gang war, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

8. Blade (1998)j 8

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

7. Rush Hour (1998)j 7

wo cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

6. Bad Boys (1995)j 6

Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.

5. Beverly Hills Cop 3j 5

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

4. Independence Day (1996)d 1

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.

3. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)j 3

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

2. Con Air (1997)d 4

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

1. Armageddon (1998)j 1

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Lewis’ Top 10

10. Ronin (1997)l 10

A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians.

9. The Matrix (1999)d 8

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

8. Blade (1998)j 8

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

7. Rush Hour (1998)j 7

Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

6. Die Hard 3 With A Vengeance (1995)l 6

John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.

5. Out For Justice (1991)l 5

Brooklyn cop Gino Felino is about to go outside and play catch with his son Tony when he receives a phone call alerting him that his best friend Bobby Lupo has been shot dead in broad daylight on 18th Avenue in front of his wife Laurie Lupo and his two kids by drug kingpin Richie Madano, who has been Gino and Bobby’s enemy since childhood. As Gino is hunting Madano down, Gino discovers the motive behind Bobby’s murder. This is when Gino’s hunt for Madano leads to the showdown of a lifetime.

4. Hard Target (1993)l 4

A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.

3. The Jackal (1997)l 3

An imprisoned IRA sniper is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly “faceless” assassin from completing his next job.

2. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)s 2

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

1. Heat (1995)l 1

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.

My Top 10

10. Starship Troopers (1997)d 10

Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.

9. The Fugitive (1993)d 9

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.

8. The Matrix (1999)d 8

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

7. Face/Off (1997)d 7

To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.

6. Total Recall (1990)d 6

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

5. Air Force One (1997)d 5

Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he – an ex-soldier – works from hiding to defeat them.

4. Con Air (1997)d 4

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

3. Speed (1994)d 3

A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.

2. The Rock (1996)d 2

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

1. Independence Day (1996)d 1

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.

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