65 Action Movie Quotes On Success In Life

These action movie quotes will inspire you. Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of events that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, rescues, and frantic chases.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging action movie quotes, action movie sayings, and action movie proverbs.

Best Action Movie Quotes

  1. “There’s an unfair position that women are sometimes put in, in the context of superhero movies and action movies, where at once they have to be very strong and fierce but also sexy.” Tessa Thompson
  2. “Hollywood is throwing action movies at me.” Liam Neeson
  3. “If you’re gonna do action movies, you’re gonna get an injury at some point. It’s inevitable.” Jason Statham
  4. “I’ve never been interested in action movies. Definitely not interested in sci-fi.” Carrie-Anne Moss

  5. “The action movies changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on. It was the beginning of a new era. The visual took over. The special effects became more important than the single person. That was the beginning of the end.” Sylvester Stallone
  6. “I think it’s too easy often to find a villain out of the headlines and to then repeat that villainy again and again and again. You know, traditionally, America has always looked to scapegoat someone as the boogie man… there is a tradition in the most simplistic of action movies for there to be some horrible villain.” Edward Zwick
  7. “I grew up with action movies in my head.” Christian Kane
  8. “I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.” Milla Jovovich

  9. “I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.” Sylvester Stallone
  10. “I think that everyone would agree that something that Marvel has done brilliantly is weave comedy into all of their action movies.” Dave Filoni
  11. “I like action movies, even though I think action movies are kind of derided now. But there is something extraordinary about action movies, which is absolutely linked to the invention of cinema and what cinema is and why we love it.” Danny Boyle
  12. “Like all kids who want to be in action movies, I want to jump out of a speeding car, shoot guns, slide out the side in slow motion like a John Woo movie.” Dallas Roberts

  13. “Before I did any action movies, I did a couple of thrillers. That’s hung around for me.” John McTiernan
  14. “I don’t do isolation body building; I just do practical things that help me with the kind of things that are asked of me in action movies. You know, a lot of kick boxing, a lot of sparring.” Jason Statham
  15. “From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman. I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.” Milla Jovovich
  16. “A lot of action movies today seem to have scenes that just lead up to the action.” Jason Statham

  17. “I’m just about the movies; I enjoy the dexterity of actors in action movies and the choreography side of things. You’ve just got to be a different person to be a professional fighter. I train with professional fighters, so I know what it takes. It’s a very difficult profession, probably harder then the acting profession.” Scott Adkins
  18. “One of the first movies my dad took me to see was the original ‘Road Warrior.’ And I was kind of raised on the action movies of that era: ‘The Terminator’ and ‘Die Hard’ and, of course, all of the ‘Star Wars’ movies.” Aisha Tyler
  19. “My goal is definitely to direct features – action movies, that’s my favorite genre. So I would love to do the ‘Halo’ movie.” Aisha Tyler
  20. “I was made for action movies.” Asia Argento

  21. “Whether I’m acting or making it, at the end of the day it’s telling the story; action, drama. You want the audience to feel it – the story, the action, the scene, or a particular shot. I just keep working on crafting my art, on how to make action movies.” Donnie Yen
  22. “I don’t think I am an action movie star now; I’ve just done a couple of action movies! I’m just so respectful of the people that have come before me and the hard work they’ve put in.” Ed Skrein
  23. “Brad will tell you. He puts a movie on, I’m asleep in 10 minutes. I have no patience. But the kids love action movies with comedy, Jackie Chan and all that.” Angelina Jolie
  24. “Some of my favorite movies are action movies. You want something good to say. That comes from good writing. But writing is not a skill I possess, unfortunately.” Jason Statham

  25. “I’ve got more bruises and scars on my legs than should be there. And I’m a physical person. That’s why I like action movies. I like to get real into it all and get real down and dirty.” Paula Patton
  26. “I’m shockingly terrible at action movies.” Emma Stone
  27. “I love action, so I would really love to get into doing more action movies.” Serinda Swan
  28. “I have a lot of things I want to do. I have a lot of fire. I want to do film. I want to do action movies. I want to do period pieces.” Monica Raymund

  29. “It’s always been the genres that fascinated me. I think great action movies and great thrillers are transformative.” Aisha Tyler
  30. “Live action movies are someone else’s story. With animation, audiences can’t think that. Their guards are down.” Lee Unkrich
  31. “Action movies haven’t been encouraging in my case. Nevertheless, this is my favourite genre.” Naga Chaitanya
  32. “For me, relationships are the real action movies. Bombs are exploding every day and the kitchen is Ground Zero.” Michelle Williams

  33. “I’ve always wanted to do action movies.” Dylan O’Brien
  34. “We watched a lot of Hong Kong action movies in my house when I was growing up.” Benedict Wong
  35. “I’m not an admirer of action movies. I just think, Oh my God, it must be so tiring.” Catherine Deneuve
  36. “I think there’s certain things that I know in my head that I enjoy: action movies.” Lucas Till

  37. “Why did I spend all these years playing boring Europeans? I was made for action movies.” Asia Argento
  38. “As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I’m also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.” Casper Van Dien
  39. “In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn’t play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say.” John Hench
  40. “I would just love to do something where I’d have to train and work really hard and do one of those types of action movies, which a lot of women are doing now.” Christina Milian

  41. “Sometimes it’s more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.” Monica Bellucci
  42. “The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that.” Lawrence Kasdan
  43. “We can now have action movies with two stars where one might be African American and one might be Asian American. One of them doesn’t have to be white, and the other one doesn’t have to be the ethnic sidekick. We’re way over that. And I think it’s happening in society, too.” Roger Ebert
  44. “I haven’t done a lot of action movies, so it’s kind of fun to get to do a lot of stunt work.” Mark-Paul Gosselaar

  45. “I will make action movies, I think, for a few more years, another five years.” Jackie Chan
  46. “The tension I feel is the moment they say, ‘Action!’ Movies are like lightning in a bottle, and you always want to find when you possibly can catch a surprising moment.” Annette Bening
  47. “I think what a lot of action movies lose these days, especially the ones that deal with fantasy, is you stop caring at some point because you’ve lost human scale.” Harrison Ford
  48. “The physical part of comedy is as hard as a lot of action movies. It scares me, but in a way that I like.” Rachel McAdams

  49. “I was always trying, even in pure action movies, to find what was sensitive about the character more than the pure action.” Christopher Lambert
  50. “One of the reasons why people – particularly young people – love action movies is because what they are really looking for is justice.” Steven Seagal
  51. “I remember being on film sets when I was younger, and only men got to do the cool action movies. So I thought, ‘Maybe I’ll get to produce one day and get to do cool stuff too,’ which is what happened when we did ‘Charlie’s Angels.’ Starting my production company was a big turning point for me.” Drew Barrymore
  52. “I still like the run and gun action movies and how truly dangerous it can be to make these films.” Megan Fox

  53. “Bond is the longest-running franchise ever and there’s a reason for that: they are action movies but they are also touched by current events without being political or too serious.” Javier Bardem
  54. “‘A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints’ was the first real actor-actor part I did, and I hope I to do more. Action movies are fun, but I’d be happy not to do them if there are better roles.” Channing Tatum
  55. “I think what’s dangerous about being an actor who does action movies is you think, ‘Well, I can totally handle myself now.’ But if my opponent didn’t know the other half of the routine, I don’t know how well I’d do.” Kate Beckinsale
  56. “I’m a fan of action movies.” Kate Beckinsale

  57. “One of the great things about the ‘Iron Man’ franchise is that they employ fascinating actors who don’t necessarily do action movies. Before ‘Iron Man’ you didn’t associate Robert Downey, Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow with those kinds of films. There’s an emphasis on repartee and wit.” Rebecca Hall
  58. “Nicolas Cage is a great actor and he’s done some good action movies too.” Dolph Lundgren
  59. “I’ve always wanted to do action and action movies. I grew up on that.” Tania Raymonde
  60. “I like action movies! Action movies are awesome.” Mackenzie Foy

  61. “I always have humor in my action movies. I think characters that make jokes under fire are more real. It somehow helps put you in their shoes.” Shane Black
  62. “‘Immortals’ is all action. I love action movies. That’s really where I want to spearhead my career.” Kellan Lutz
  63. “I wanna be in action movies, I wanna be the tough guy… I wanna scare people.” Richard Schiff

  64. “I have a respect for the 3-D computer-generated action movies, but my first love is stuff like ‘Lethal Weapon.'” Josh Peck
  65. “When you first see MacGruber working on the bomb, in the initial opening credits, that bomb was a replica of the ‘Die Hard’ bomb. The love runs deep for ’80s action movies.” Jorma Taccone

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