7 Greatest Action Movies Of The 1990s

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The Fugitive (1993)

Andrew Davis directed Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones in this film about a doctor wrongly convicted of murdering his wife who escapes en route to prison to locate the actual perpetrator.

Speed (1994)

An LAPD detective (Keanu Reeves) finds himself aboard a bus rigged by a crazed domestic terrorist (Dennis Hopper) and must do his best to save lives and not lose his own.

GoldenEye (1995)

James Bond 007 returned after a six year hiatus, with Pierce Brosnan assuming the mantle from Timothy Dalton in this story about rogue state operatives from different countries taking on the man with a license to kill.

Heat (1995)

Michael Mann directed Al Pacino and Robert De Niro in this cops-and-robbers story about two determined, ruthless professionals taking on one another in contemporary Los Angeles.

Mission: Impossible (1996)

In the first film of a long-running franchise, a still-green Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) tracks down the mole that betrayed his team in order to clear his own name.

Run Lola Run (1998)

Tom Tykwer directed this film about a young woman who finds herself saddled with the task of raising 100,000 marks in a matter of twenty minutes to save the life of a loved one.

The Matrix (1999)

In the 22nd century where people are now subservient to computers, a computer hacker decides to join an underground movement to check the power of the overlords.

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