The action genre is one of the most popular genres in Cinema. These films are packed with brutal violence, frantic chases and epic battles that will have your blood pumping. Action films tend on rely on their heavy action sequences to push the story forward, and when done right, you get a thrilling experience that can leave on the edge of your seat wanting more. I mean, who doesn’t love an epic fight between colossal armies as explosions take place, The sight of seeing two humongous armies wage war against each other is still impressive to this day, and war and action buffs seem to fall for it almost all the time. Which is why we have made a list of films with awesome war sequences.
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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Based on the 2005 novel The Lightning Thief, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first instalment in the Percy Jackson film series directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Abel, Rosario Dawson, Steve Coogan, and Uma Thurman. Though the story of the film falls a little flat, the action sequences are breathtaking to watch. The film is action-packed with humongous battles that have great CGI. Made on a budget of $95 Million, the film grossed over $226 Million and was a major success at the Box Office. If you are someone who loves humongous battles taking place between legendary figures, then Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is surely going to hook you in.
The Baahubali Cinematic franchise played a crucial role in giving the Telugu Film Industry worldwide appeal. The franchise changed the way Telugu films were looked at. No longer were they viewed as just films made in the regional language, they showed the world that Telugu films are right up there with the very best films. Directed by Rajamouli, Baahubali 1 & 2 went on shatter all records, not only in the Telugu Film Industry but in Indian Cinema as well. Both the films are filled with epic battles, never before seen in Indian films. The action sequences were choreographed to perfection, and seeing humongous armies battling against each other is still a sight to withhold.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Based on C. S. Lewis’s children’s epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, tells the story of Lucy and her siblings, as they find a wardrobe that transports them in the mystical world of Narnia. They must now unite with Lion Aslan to defeat an evil queen. The film was released to fairly positive reviews, with many appreciating the action sequences and the Visual effects. The film has a compelling story and awesome epic battles that will keep you interested throughout its runtime. Also, you can watch the entire film with family and kids, and the fantasy setting is going to appeal to them.
The fifth instalment of the Transformers film series, Transformers: The Last Knight is a sequel to 2014’s Age of Extinction, and is directed by Michael Bay. The film tells the story of Autobots and Decepticons, as they race against each other, in a hunt for a lost artefact, that can potentially destroy the earth. Thought the film was heavily criticized during its release and is considered as one of the weaker films in the Transformers film series. What you get from The Last Knight is an action-packed full of explosions, huge scale fights, destruction, and did I mention explosions? If you are an action buff, who loves big scale fights and epic encounters, then you will enjoy Transformers: The Last Knight.
The 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and a sequel to 2018s Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame directed by Anthony and Joe Russo continues the story of Infinity War, as the Avengers try to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in the previous film. Endgame is a love letter from Marvel to all its fans. The film is jam-packed with action and epic moments that will have you marking out like a little kid. Made on a budget of $356 Million, Endgame is one of the most expensive films ever made and one look at the film justifies the cost. The CGI of the film Is some of the most impressive ever seen in a film, and the awesome fight choreography never becomes old, even after viewing it several times.