The John Wick franchise is one of pure action and well choreographed fight scenes inside of a well […]

Well after looking back at the best and the worst of 2016, it’s time to look ahead at the movies I am most anticipating in 2017. I must note that I’m notoriously bad at this apparently since only 4 of the movies on last year’s list made my top 10 list at the end of the year. 3 of them actually made the top 10 worst list.  Here’s to better luck this year. Most of these are blockbusters due to the fact those are the movies we tend to know about further in advance. Spoiler alert: Fifty Shades of whatever comes next in that awful series is not anywhere on here.

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: