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What Movie Is Essential For All Action Fans To See?

"You think you're above the law, but you're not above mine."

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Fans of the genre will agree, there are few things in life as satisfying as a good action flick.

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As icy cool as they are brutally unforgiving, action heroes have their own brand of justice that you won't find anywhere else.

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And a unique hero calls for a special brand of villain — that justice needs to be dished out somewhere!

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Throw in a few more ingredients — quips, explosions, absurd shootouts — and you've got yourself a cake.

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If you love action movies and haven't seen Terminator 2, you need to take a good, long looking in the mirror.

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And if Die Hard is still on your to-watch list, you should question everything you know.

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So what are some essential and underrated action movies that fans of the genre absolutely need to see?

Tell us in the comments below what action movie you think is essential for action fans to see and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!

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