15 Best 2023 Action Movies to watch this weekend
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As the weekend approaches, you’ll seek various exciting sources of entertainment to unwind and relieve the stress accumulated during the week. These exhilarating action movies will be the perfect choice to lift your spirits and relax.
Today, a new film titled “Hidden Strike” was released. This action comedy revolves around an American soldier and a Chinese soldier who are forced to set aside their disparities to confront a mutual adversary.
The movie is directed by Scott Waugh and stars Jackie Chan, John Cena, Pilou Asbæk, and Zhenwei Wang. Notably, it features both John Cena and Jackie Chan in lead roles.
Polite Society (2023)
Nida Manzoor, in her feature film directorial debut, presents a British action comedy-drama movie. The plot revolves around Ria Khan, a martial artist-in-training who is determined to rescue her older sister Lena from an upcoming marriage.
With the assistance of her friends, Ria embarks on an audacious wedding heist, driven by a desire for independence and to strengthen sisterly bonds.
The film boasts a talented cast, including Priya Kansara, Akshay Khanna, Jeff Mirzah, Shona Babayemi, Shobu Kapoor, and Ella Bruccoleri.
John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)
In the latest instalment of John Wick’s journey, he discovers a way to challenge and overcome The High Table.
However, in order to secure his freedom, Wick finds himself confronting a formidable new adversary with influential connections worldwide, turning former allies into adversaries.
Directed by Chad Stahelski, the film features Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, George Georgiou, and Lance Reddick in leading roles.
Creed III (2023)
Following his triumph in the boxing world, Adonis Creed has found success in both his professional career and personal life.
However, his world is shaken when an old childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damien Anderson, emerges from a lengthy prison sentence, determined to prove himself in the boxing ring.
The movie is directed by Michael B. Jordan and features Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Jonathan Majors, and Wood Harris in prominent roles.
Fast X is the sequel to F9, the ninth instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise, released in 2021. It marks the tenth film in the series.
The concluding chapter is divided into two films, with Fast X serving as the first half of the saga, while the other film will be the final instalment of the franchise. Louis Leterrier directed Fast X, released on May 19th, 2023.
Kill Boksoon is a Korean film that tells the fast-paced story of a woman who juggles contract killing while raising her teenage daughter. The movie stars the seasoned actor Jeon Do-yeon.
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant (2023)
Following an unexpected attack, Ahmed undertakes extraordinary efforts to save Kinley’s life. However, when Kinley discovers that Ahmed and his family were denied safe passage to America as agreed, he feels indebted. He decides to return to the war zone to rescue them before the Taliban can track them down.
This American action thriller film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Dar Salim and was co-written, produced, and directed by Guy Ritchie.
Owen Browning, portrayed by Adam Devine, is a well-behaved bank manager on the verge of marrying his beloved, Parker (Nina Dobrev).
However, during his wedding week, his bank falls victim to a robbery orchestrated by the notorious Ghost Bandits, leading him to suspect his future in-laws (Pierce Brosnan, Ellen Barkin), who have just arrived in town.
The film is directed by Tyler Spindel and stars Adam Devine, Pierce Brosnan, Ellen Barkin, and Nina Dobrev.
In the final dire days of WWII, a lone prospector (Jorma Tommila) encounters retreating Nazis in the scorched lands of northern Finland.
When the Nazis take his gold, they soon realize that they have engaged with an extraordinary miner. The movie was written and directed by Jalmari Helander and features Jorma Tommila, Aksel Hennie, Jack Doolan, Onni Tommila, and Mimosa Willamo in leading roles.
A pilot becomes trapped in a conflict-ridden area when he is compelled to make an emergency landing on his commercial aircraft during a severe storm. The film is directed by Jean-François Richet and stars Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Tony Goldwyn, and Yoson An.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (2023)
Ethan Hunt and the IMF team are faced with the task of locating a dangerous new weapon that poses a grave threat to humanity if it lands in the wrong hands. With the future and the fate of the world hanging in the balance, a high-stakes race unfolds across the globe.
In the face of an enigmatic and powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to prioritize the mission above all else, even the lives of his closest loved ones. This American spy action film is directed by Christopher McQuarrie.
A lethal female assassin emerges from her seclusion to safeguard the daughter she had abandoned years ago, all while evading pursuit from menacing individuals. The movie features Jennifer Lopez, Joseph Fiennes, Gael Garcia Bernal, and Omari Hardwick in lead roles.
Following a significant narrow escape, an assassin finds himself entangled in a global pursuit involving his employers and an internal conflict, all of which he claims is not of a personal nature. The film is directed by Damián Szifron and co-written by Szifron and Jonathan Wakeham.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023)
A charismatic thief and an unconventional group of adventurers embark on a grand-scale heist to recover a missing artefact. However, their plans are perilous when they clash with the wrong individuals.
The movie is directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
Extraction 2, an action thriller, debuted on Netflix on June 16, 2023. However, the movie has faced criticism for its simplistic plot. Starring Chris Hemsworth, it has become one of Netflix‘s most significant films to date.