When it comes to watching movies, there are two types of people; those who're willing to step out of their comfort zone, and those who won't budge from their preferred movie genre. While most people can enjoy a good psychological thriller, a selective portion of the population can sit through a two-hour long, action-packed flick. Regardless of this, we've all seen the classics, because well, they're too good to miss out on! In the end, our personality can affect our preferences, but that doesn't mean that a girl will run from action movies whenever they cross her path.
While it's often true that women enjoy watching chick flicks, that doesn't exclude them from the action genre. So, knowing this, we wouldn't be surprised if a large percentage of girls ace this quiz. However, we can't deny the fact that men predominantly dominate the action genre. But, before we go and make any more assumptions, why not put these theories to the test and see if the statistics are true? The following quiz is jam-packed with action movies that the entire world can get on board with. So, without further ado, let's get this quiz started and see if any wicked women can pass this quiz with their eyes closed.
Name this action movie set in Africa.
Some movies are so intense that they leave you on the edge of your seat. This is one of those films, which is why millions of people made it a point to catch it on the big screen. When T'Challa's father moves on to the ancestral plane, he rises up to the occasion and challenges a mysterious figure for his father's crown. Unfortunately for him, his foe seems to have a plan up his sleeve, which prevents him from taking his rightful place as heir. (IMDb.com)
Name this virtual reality action movie.
Director Steven Spielberg has never let us down, so why would he start now? His latest film was well-received by the public, which is why it received 7.6 stars on IMDb. Actor Tye Sheridan takes on the role of Parzival, a teenager who lives in the year 2045. In this day and time, the world is unrecognizable and extremely dangerous, causing many people to prefer a virtual world opposed to the real one. Saving the world might just be his only choice. (IMDb.com)
Name this iconic action movie.
In 2008, one of the greatest action movies in the world came out in theatres. It didn't take long for this film to get nominated for countless awards, which is why the public wasn't surprised when it won two Oscars. Christian Bale and the late Heath Ledger teamed up to give us the best rivalry we've ever seen. This epic film takes place in Gotham city, where the innocent fend for their lives on a day to day basis - if they're lucky. (IMDb.com)
Name this wasteland action movie.
In 2015, director George Miller put his skills to the test and brought us one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Actors Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, and Nicholas Hoult put their talents to good use and fulfilled the public's expectations. When a group of women living in an apocalyptic world decide to run away from their captor, they find themselves being chased to the end of the world and back. This action-packed fantasy movie is definitely worth the watch. (IMDb.com)
Name this Keanu movie.
There's nothing worse than losing the love of your life, which is why we wouldn't wish this fate on our biggest enemy. When an ex-hit-man finds himself alone in the world, he comes across a group of criminals who torment him for no reason at all. This sends him on a quest to get even, which ends badly for the majority of the people who cross his path. What's scarier than a hit-man? A hit-man with nothing left to lose. (IMDb.com)
Name this meme of a movie.
Most of us would do anything to protect the ones we love, which is why this action-packed thriller can easily touch home. When a retired CIA agent named Bryan Mills finds out that his daughter has gone missing during a trip to Paris, he immediately gets on a plane and searches for her. His one mission is to bring her back home safely, but that doesn't mean that he won't seek revenge along the way. Liam Neeson is the man of the hour. (IMDb.com)
Name this spy movie.
This movie is filled to the brim with action, which is what caused millions of people to drool over it. It's fun, risky, and everything you would expect from a thriller. Actor Daniel Craig is unstoppable, which is why he's the only person in the world who could play agent 007 so flawlessly. In fact, some might even say that he was born to play this character. His job takes him all the way to Montenegro, where he plays a poker game like no other. (IMDb.com)
Name this covert agent movie.
Jason might look like everyone else, but he definitely isn't. This character is as tough as nails, and he isn't one to back down from a challenge. Actors Matt Damon and Julia Stiles teamed up to bring us one of the best action movies of 2007. After crossing paths with a wicked CIA agent and his trained officials, Jason takes off to find out the truth about his nature. Anyone who's craving a great action movie needs not look any further. (IMDb.com)
Name this MCU movie.
Feeling helpless can do things to people, which is why bulking up after losing a fight is something that often happens. When it comes to billionaire Tony Stark, however, bulking up isn't exactly the word we would use. After being held captive for far too long, he chooses to engineer a suit that could turn anyone into a hero - or a villain depending on where you're standing. Actor Robert Downey Jr. is the man behind the legend, and we're not complaining. (IMDb.com)
Name this historical epic.
Some movies are geared towards teaching people a lesson, and others offer beautiful visuals that'll leave our jaws brushing the floor. But, when it comes to this film, it's clear that action, fighting, and testosterone were the only themes in mind. When King Leonidas of Sparta sees a threat quickly approaching, he takes all the men he has to the battle field. If you like action, and we mean real action, this movie is for you. So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this sci-fi movie.
It's only normal for directors to want to revamp old stories, which is why some tales manage to surpass the hands of time. In 2009, this epic film was released in theatres, causing millions of people to buy a ticket. IMDb gave this movie 8 stars, proving that this sci-fi thriller did not disappoint the public. Actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Eric Bana teamed up to give us a movie we'll never forget. But the question is; have you forgotten it?
Name this beautifully filmed movie.
Daniel Craig is at it again, and this time, he's going all the way to action town! It's no secret that the actor is a master of the genre, which is why people don't hesitate to watch these types of movies whenever he's in them. This film also stars actors Javier Berdem and Naomie Harris. When his boss' past comes back to shake things up a bit, an agent is required to follow instructions blindly. But, can he really do that? (IMDb.com)
Name this comic book adaptation.
Some movies are so good that it's impossible to forget about them, and this action film meets the criteria. This movie came out in 2005, and was quickly nominated for several awards. Actress Natalie Portman plays the role of Evey, and enchants us with her glorious on-stage presence. When a freedom fighter makes himself known throughout Europe, officials start to tremble in their boots. Lily and Lana Wachowski wrote this legendary movie, and brought it to life with director James McTeigue's help. (IMDb.com)
Name this buddy cop movie.
No matter what a person does for a living, it goes without saying that they deserve respect - as long as they aren't crooked and filled with malice. When two private eyes come across one another, they choose to team up to solve two crimes despite their obvious differences. The movie takes place in the 1970s, which gives way to a retro set. These two private eyes are trying to locate a missing girl while attempting to solve a case. (IMDb.com)
Name this fast-paced movie.
If there's one actor who's known for dipping his toes in the action movie pool, it's Jason Statham. This talented artist knows a thing or two about putting the pedal to the metal, which is why he was the perfect fit for his character, Frank Martin. Frank's spent years of his life transporting packages to dubious customers, but it's his job to not ask any questions. Unfortunately for him, he receives a package that requires immediate care, whether he likes it or not. (IMDb.com)
Name this groundbreaking special-effects heavy movie.
In 1999, one of the best movies ever created hit the big screen, causing many to doubt the lives they lead. Actor Keanu Reeves took on the role of Thomas Anderson, a young man with a huge destiny. While he might work as a computer programmer by day, he turns into a hacker named Neo by night. Doubting the world he lives in has always been his nature, but he never once thought that his suspicions could be right. Neo is the one. (IMDb.com)
Name this futuristic mystery movie.
It goes without saying that Tom Cruise is the man when it comes to action movies. He's been the frontman of countless films, which is why he was the perfect fit for his character Chief John Anderton. This movie first hit the big screen in 2002, and quickly became a topic of conversation. This film gives way to a world where humans can be arrested for their crimes before they commit them, which complicates things more often than not. So, who better to direct this film than Steven Spielberg? (IMDb.com)
Name this noir movie.
In 2005, a movie that was strictly filmed in black and white hit the theatres. The crime-filled thriller isn't for the faint hearted, which is why it was rated R. A string of highly succesful actors made it a point to audition for this movie's many roles, which resulted in a marvellous cast. Actors like Jessica Alba, Alexis Bledel, Rosario Dawson, Brittany Murphy, and Bruce Willis teamed up to deliver an unforgettable performance. So, who can name this awesome action film? (IMDb.com)
Name this fun comic book movie.
There's no use denying it, the man in the picture is most definitely Spider-Man. However, that won't make identifying this film any easier. After all, there were more than a handful of Spider-Man movies made. In this film, we encounter a young Peter Parker who is enthusiastic beyond belief. He wants to become the world's next hero, but first, he must learn to keep his own neighbourhood safe. Being a teenage superhero is no joke, especially when finals are right around the corner. (IMDb.com)
Name this WWII movie.
In today's modern world, most altercations are dealt with by the police, which is how it should be. However, in this movie, it's clear that justice has to be taken in the hands of others. When a troubled country starts to lose hope, a group of self-made heroes rise up to the plank. This film was directed by Quentin Tarantino and Eli Roth back in 2009. Actors Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent, and Diane Kruger delivered excellent performances, which is why this movie is hard to forget. (IMDb.com)
Name this action movie.
If there's one actor who never disappoints his fans, it's the one and only Denzel Washington. Back in 2014, this acclaimed actor paired up with the talented Chloe Grace Moretz to deliver an action-packed flick. When a man named Robert comes across a young woman named Teri, he can't help but feel protective of her. Despite his better judgement, he gets implicated in her life and tries to rescue her from a highly menacing group of men. So, who can name this film? (IMDb.com)
Name this female-led comic book movie.
This movie rocked the box office like no other, and how could it not? After all, it was one of the most action-packed movies of 2017. (boxofficemojo.com) Actress Gal Gadot makes her character, Diana, proud by staying true to her message. Diana, the princess of the Amazons, comes across a man for the first time in her life, and makes the choice to follow him to a strange new world. While she may be a woman, she's unlike any hero anyone has ever seen. (IMDb.com)
Name this Oscar-nominated movie.
There's a story that we all know and love, and that story belongs to Marvel. Most of us are well aware of who the X-Men are, which is why we jumped the opportunity to watch this film. Actor Hugh Jackman has played the role of Wolverine for as long as we can remember, which is why we couldn't imagine anyone else filling in his shoes. This movie was released in 2017, and has since then left a mark. Who can tell us what this film's name is? (IMDb.com)
Name this confusing psychological thriller.
Back in 2010, a movie written and director by Christopher Nolan hit the big screen, and boy did it ever make some noise. In truth, there's been no other movie like this, which is what makes it such a classic. This film is tailored around the concept that our dreams help us make decisions in life. And while it may be a strange concept, we can't deny how epic it is. So, which movie did actor Leonardo DiCaprio star in? (IMDb.com)
Name this visual masterpiece.
In 2009, one of the most aesthetically pleasing movies in the world hit the big screen, causing millions of people to go to their nearest movie theatre to put on their 3D glasses. This film was written and directed by Jams Cameron, who poured his heart and soul into the making of this timeless flick. When an ex-marine is flown to the moon on a secret mission, he quickly realizes that the human race isn't the only species worth fighting for. (IMDb.com)
Name this soldier movie.
In 2015 a dramatic thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve was released, and it wowed a lot of people with its rich action content. The movie starred celebrities like Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin. So, what makes this story stand out amongst all the rest? Well, for starters it's written by Taylor Sheridan and is riddled with intense fight scenes and exchanges. All in all, this movie is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat! So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this return to campy spy movies.
The streets are no place for a kid, which is why some kind people do everything in their power to get them off of them. When a boy named Eggsy starts getting into trouble, he lands himself in a jail cell with no one to call. So, who better to call than the random man who gave him his number a few weeks ago? Eggsy calls Harry for help, and before he knows it, he's being recruited into an amazing and top secret organization. (IMDb.com)
Name this repetitive movie.
This movie was released in cinemas back in 2014, and definitely caused a ruckus. It's directed by Doug Liman and written by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth. The movie follows actors Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, who were cast as Cage and Rita respectively. When the world as they know it is attacked by foreign invaders, they must fight for what they believe in. The problem is, every time Cage loses the battle, he wakes up to relive the same day again. (IMDb.com)
Name this Andy Serkis movie.
There's nothing scarier than the thought of wild apes becoming as intelligent as human beings and rampaging all across town. Luckily for us, this is a foreign timeline that will probably never see the light of day. In 2011, this movie hit the big screen, causing many to fall in love with the concept. So much so, that other films of this kind have been released since then. Actor James Franco is the man behind his character Will Rodman. So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this survival action movie.
This dramatic comedy was based off a best-selling novel written by Andy Weir. It tells the tale of an astronaut named Mark Watney, who gets stranded on Mars after a wicked storm separates him from his crew. Believing him to be a goner, his crew takes off towards their latest mission, and Mark is left alone to fend for himself. Being the smart guy that he is, he eventually establishes communication and desperately attempts to get back home in one piece. (IMDb.com)
Name this fun action movie.
This movie was released in 2016, and while it didn't receive much publicity, fans have rated it 7.4 stars on IMDb. The movie was written by Bill Dubuque and directed by Gavin O'Connor. It follows a character named Christian Wolff around, and highlights how big and powerful his brain is. As a math savant, he is usually hired to investigate money laundering schemes. Despite acting like a math geek, Christian is not at all what he appears to be. So, who can name this film? (IMDb.com)
Name this space-age comic book movie.
Actor Chris Pratt landed the role of a lifetime when he scored the leading role in this action-packed comedy. His character, Peter, might be from Earth, but he's lived in space for most of his life. Being an intergalactic criminal might sound like a cool title, but it does come with some risks. After landing himself in a jail cell, Peter makes friends with the most unlikely people and forms a group that quickly becomes his family. Who can name this movie? (IMDb.com)
Name this serious comic book movie.
The world loves superheroes, which is why this film was so well-received back in 2009. A group of heroes who had long since split up reunite when one of their old team members gets attacked in his own home. This causes a vigilante named Rorschach to start digging, and he soon finds what he's been looking for. This action-packed film was directed by Zack Snyder. It stars actors like Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, and Carla Gugino. So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this fantasy epic.
The road to Mordor is no place for four little hobbits, but alas, that's where they've found themselves. After finding out that his uncle owned the One Ring for decades, Frodo is tasked with bringing it to Mordor and throwing it into the volcano where it was forged. The problem is, Dark Lord Sauron and his minions are bent on retrieving the ring for dark purposes. With his friends' help, Frodo goes on the adventure of a lifetime. But, does he get where he needs to go? (IMDb.com)
Name this kooky movie.
We've all played with Legos when we were kids. In fact, some would say that it's a right of passage. Legos are great and all, but did you know that some people actually glue them together to secure a final project? In this film, we meet a team of Lego pieces who are determined to prevent their eternal doom. After all, who wants to stay in one place for the rest of their lives? This movie is jam-packed with brilliant actors like Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, and Elizabeth Banks. (IMDb.com)
Name this racing movie.
Some movies are so good that they demand our full attention, and this film is one of them. How else could it receive a total score of 8.1 stars on IMDb. This movie is a hyped up biography that explains the rivalry between two ex Formula One drivers. Actors Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl play the roles of James Hunt and Niki Lauda respectively. Anyone who has a need for speed will surely enjoy this hectic flick. So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this anti-hero action movie.
This action-packed film recently came out in theatres. So, it'll take some time for the reviews to come out. For the most part, however, the film was well-received. (Rottentomatoes.com) Actor Tom Hardy takes on the role of Eddie Brock, a man who comes across a symbiote from outer space. Despite his efforts to get rid of the entity, Eddie is unable to shake his newest counterpart. So, without having much choice in the matter, Eddie embarks in a life-changing journey filled with bad intentions. (IMDb.com)
Name this neo-noir movie.
This film was initially released in 2005, and it quickly received a lot of attention. So much so, that it was given a total of 7.6 stars on IMDb. When a private eye begins to investigate a case, he finds himself getting closer to two struggling actors. The problem is, one of these actors isn't exactly who they claim to be. Actor Robert Downey Jr. plays the role of Harry Lockhart, and he's determined to solve his mystery at all costs. (IMDb.com)
Name this martial arts movie.
Stealing is never a good idea, however, some people are forced to do so to survive. This classic movie first hit the big screen in year 2000, where it made a huge fuss due to its rich content. It was written by Du Lu Wang and Hui-Ling Wang, and directed by Ang Lee. It won a total of four Oscars and was nominated on countless occasions. When a young warrior gets his hands on an acclaimed sword, he takes off on the adventure of a lifetime. (IMDb.com)
Name this mech vs kaiju movie.
There's nothing more daunting than realizing that life as we know it might come to an end. When an unknown threat begins to invade the world, special agents are approached with an unusual task. Seeing as the fate of the world rests on their shoulders, they agree to do the impossible. Actors Charlie Hunnam, Diego Klattenhoff, and Idris Elsa rock the house by giving amazing performances. This film was directed by Guillermo del Toro, and received a 6.9 star-rating by IMDb. (IMDb.com)
Name this Taika Waititi movie.
There's something about superhero movies that makes us feel a little more hopeful. While the heroes we grew up learning about are nowhere in sight, that doesn't stop us from imagining a world where they exist. This film came out in 2017, and has since caused an uproar throughout the community. Hope is a powerful thing, which is why believing in something - even heroes - is worth it. When an alien gets imprisoned on the planet of Sakaar, he tries to escape in time to save the world. (IMDb.com)
Name this mystery movie.
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law combine forces to deliver a timeless film directed by Guy Ritchie. This movie follows two friends and associates who are attempting to put an end to a lifelong case. Despite not having much to go on, these two detectives put their brains together and formulate a plan to overthrow their long time enemy, Professor Moriarty. While the battle might seem lost at times, these two partners aren't used to giving up. Who can name this film? (IMDb.com)
Name this fast-pace car racing movie.
Some movies are so epic that they never stop being rewatched, and this film is one of them. It's rare to come across a film that has equal amounts of action and thrill, but that didn't stop director Justin Lin from breaking records on all fronts. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Ludacris, Gal Gadot, and so much more joined forces to deliver this timeless flick. When a crew of racers plan a huge heist, they start to wonder if they're going to make it out alive. (IMDb.com)
Name this action movie.
The world is getting more technological by the second, which is why the 21st century is surely going to be remembered as the tech-savvy era.(Wikipedia.com) This movie takes place in 2035, and tells the story of a police officer who wants nothing more than to put robots behind him. When a crime is committed, Del Spooner is called to investigate. But, what he finds leads him to suspect the unsuspected. Will Smith is the man of the hour, and he's not messing around! (IMDb.com)
Name this noir sci-fi movie.
You know a movie is good when it receives over 8 stars on IMDb. So, when it comes to this film, it looks like it just made the cut. This movie was released in 2017, and quickly made its way towards the top of the mountain. It received two Oscars and is said to be worth the watch. Actor Ryan Gosling is the man behind the mysterious character K. An old secret comes to light, making way for a startling adventure. (IMDb.com)
Name this monster movie.
This film is relatively new, which is why it should still be fresh in many of your minds. Its storyline follows a group of scientists as they take off to explore a newly discovered island in the Pacific ocean. This island is rumoured to house a mighty big gorilla amongst other things, which causes these scientists to risk their lives to collect a little data. Actors like Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and Brie Larson star in this epic flick. (IMDb.com)
Name this dystopian teen movie.
Being held captive is something we wouldn't wish on anyone, which is why this movie can quickly make your heart ache. When a boy named Thomas wakes up in a strange world, he quickly realizes that his memory has been wiped clean. Wanting to get back home - wherever home is - becomes a primal concern, which is why he teams of with the other lost boys to conquer the maze. This movie was directed by Wes Ball. So, who can name it? (IMDb.com)
Name this alien invasion movie.
There is no greater alarm than the unknown, which is why many of us choose to turn a blind eye to the things that go bump in the night. In this action-packed movie, we meet Jake Morrison and David Levinson, who are played by actors Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum respectively. Two soldiers do everything they can to save the world from a new alien invader. However, this proves to be a lot more difficult than they previously thought it would.(IMDb.com)
Name this magical movie.
Some people think that magic is simply a trick of the mind. And while they might be right, that doesn't discount the spells that we see in the Harry Potter movies. In this movie, we meet a team of entertainers who are so good at what they do, that they manage to carry out bank robberies while performing in front of large crowds. By the end of their show, they reward the public with tons of cash. So, who can name this movie? (IMDb.com)
Name this action movie based on a show.
Anyone who fell in love with the TV series Firefly knows about this movie. It was released back in 2005 and directed towards Firefly fans. The epic TV show only lasted one season, which angered a lot of fans. So, as a consolation method, director and writer Joss Whedon created a final movie explaining the remaining events. This movie follows a crew of space cowboys who are trying to keep one of their members safe. This proves to be harder than it looks. (IMDb.com)