With London Has Fallen coming out this weekend, I’m looking at the best action movies this decade (as of February 2016).  I’ve already done similar lists for the ’80s and 90’s. I’ll post the links at the bottom for anyone interested.  There were a few qualifiers for this list.  I’m leaving off superhero movies and war movies.  I think they have their own genres separate from these movies.  Also, there are just some movies I just don’t consider action movies for whatever reason despite having plenty of action in them (think Inception or Star Wars: The Force Awakens).  With all that out the way here’s the list:

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With the release of the pretty terrible looking 5th Wave starring Chloe Grace Moretz this weekend, this week’s top 10 will focus on the Top 10 Alien Invasion Movies of all time. I thought about including The Avengers but I’m not sure I’d consider that an alien invasion movie.  I mean aliens invade but that isn’t really the focus.  If that were the case several other superhero movies would fall under this category (like Man of Steel).  So I’ll just leave superhero movies out altogether.  Other than that, this one kind of speaks for itself, so let’s get started: