How did we choose the 100 best action movies of all time? We went straight to the experts and polled people who have created some of the greatest action films ever made. We asked each of them for their ten favorite action movies. From there we calculated the top 100 overall best action movies. Here, you'll find the personal selections of film critics and experts including Grady Hendrix (co-founder of the New York Asian Film Festival) and Joshua Rothkopf (film editor of Time Out New York).
Ben Sin is the former film editor of Time Out Hong Kong
Christopher Rouse is a film editor best known for his work with Paul Greengrass on The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum.
Dave Calhoun is the global film editor of Time Out.
Eoin Friel runs a website called the Action Elite. The site is dedicated especially to old-school films from action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone.
Grady Hendrix is a writer and co-founder of the New York Asian Film Festival, which The New York Times has called “one of the city’s most valuable cultural events.”
Harvey O’Brien is the author of Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back and The Real Ireland: The Evolution of Ireland in Documentary Film.
Helen Gynell top ten (in alphabetical order)
ActionMovieFreak.com is a fan site created to promote the genre, featuring everything you love about action movies.
Joshua Rothkopf is the film editor of Time Out New York