Best Action Movies for Kids

Edge-of-your-seat action is one of the best things movies have to offer. But it's often accompanied by tons of violence including explosions, fights, and gunfire. If your kids are action aficionados, be sure to check out this hand-picked list of our favorite action movies, then grab one for your next family movie night. If you're looking for even more high-energy picks, check out our favorite superhero movies and these awesome apps and games. You're sure to find an action-packed adventure that's just right for your kids.

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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Spy Kids Movie Poster Image
Just the right combination of fantasy and comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Superman: The Movie Movie Poster Image
Super-nostalgic superhero adventure still soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Movie Poster Image
A classic action-adventure for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1954)
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The Goonies Movie Poster Image
Classic '80s adventure has lots of swearing, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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X-Men Movie Poster Image
Comic-book adaptation has brains, brawn, and style.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Movie Poster Image
Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Charlie's Angels Movie Poster Image
Edgy girl power fun. You go, girls!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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