It has been a while now since we have seen a good action movie. There are a lot of upcoming action movies, but we’ll have to wait for them. The last one I guess…. ugh I can’t remember. But many of you might be able to recall at least half a dozen. Bollywood releases more than 1,000 movies every year, and there might be some action movies as well. Although not all of them are successful at box office. On the other hand, Hollywood releases 600+ movies every year. Interestingly, almost every action movie is a hit or it manages to do fairly at the box office. Let us have a look at some upcoming action movies which we feel ones should definitely wait for.

#1. 9/11

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As one can easily understand the by the name this movie is based on 9/11 attacks at World Trade Centre. The story is about five elevator passengers who are trapped as soon as the first plane hits the building. It stars Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon, Luis Guzman and Jacqueline Bisset. It is based on an award winning play “Elevator” and releases on September 8, 2017. (Watch Trailer)

#2. American Assassin

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A young kid who lost his parents at the age of 14, as well as his girlfriend in a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. To seek revenge, he is enlisted as a black ops recruit and trained by a cold war veteran. Interestingly both of them fight against a mysterious operative named “Ghost” who is on the verge of starting a world war in the Middle East. It is an upcoming action thriller starring the “Maze Runner” hero Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar and Taylor Kitsch which releases on September 15, 2017. (Watch Trailer)

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#3. Bhoomi

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Sanjay Dutt will be back on screen after a long time now. With Bhoomi he is making a comeback in Bollywood. This movie is based on revenge and is directed and co-produced by Bhushan Kumar. Dutt has already done a movie of this kind. The expectations are high because of Dutt’s comeback, whereas the trailers and songs of this movie have already made people excited. It is scheduled to release on September 22, 2017. (Watch Trailer)

#4. Kingsman: The Golden Circle

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The second installment of Kingsman is here. It is an action, spy, comedy film and a sequel to 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. In this we will be seeing Kingsman joining forces with the Statesman, Kingman’s American Counterpart after their headquarters are destroyed by “The Golden Circle”. It releases on September 22, 2017 and we will be seeing the likes of Halle Berry and Channing Tatum as well. (Watch Trailer)

#5. The Foreigner

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It is a story of a humble London businessman whose past erupts as a personal vendetta when his teenage daughter dies in act of politically motivated terrorism. He then leads to a cat-and-mouse game with a British government official whose own past will lead to those elusive killers. It stars Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan releases on September 30, 2017 in China and on October 13, 2017 in USA. (Watch Trailer)

#6. Geostorm

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Geostorm is an upcoming action sci-fi film co-written, produced and directed by Dean Devlin as his debut. It stars Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish. The film revolves around a satellite designer who tries to save the world from a storm of epic proportions caused by malfunctioning climate-controlling satellites. It will release on October 20, 2017. (Watch Trailer)

#7. Only The Brave

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It is an action drama based on the elite crew of firefighters who battled the Yarnell Hill Fire, a wildfire in Prescott, Arizona in June 2013 that took the lives of 19 members of their team. It will also release on October 20, 2017. This one is a must watch in the upcoming action movies. (Watch Trailer)

#8. Thor: Ragnarok

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It is the sequel to 2011’s Thor and 2013’s Thor: The Dark World. In the third instalment, Thor must defeat the Hulk in a gladiatorial duel in time to save Asgard from Hela and the coming Ragnarok. The superhero action movie is set to release on November 3, 2017. It stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba and many more. (Watch Trailer)

#9. Justice League

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Another superhero action movie will be released two weeks after Thor: Ragnarok. This is based on DC comics superhero team named – Justice League. The film is directed by Zack Snyder. The plot will as it is expected will be… Batman and Wonder Woman assemble a team consisting Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg against the threat of Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons. Remember the date folks – November 17, 2017. This is going to be one of the best of upcoming action movies in 2017. (Watch Trailer)

#10. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran

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It is an upcoming Indian action film directed by Abhishek Sharma. The star cast consisting John Abraham, Diana Penty and Boman Irani is quite interesting. It is based on nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by India at Indian Army’s Pokhran test Range in 1998. John’s previous movies of this kind were a huge success at box office. His fans will have to wait for this one until December 8, 2017.

That's all for the list of of upcoming action movies which will definitely make it big. It is going to be an action packed end for this year. Make sure you have noted down the release dates and don't forget to watch these amazing movies at cinemas near you. Jackie Chan, Channing Tatum and many more are going to be in news again with the movies they will be starring in.