This is the list of the Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time. The action genre has long dominated the Hollywood landscape and in order to stay in this genre, actors need to be prepared for intense physicality. Some of the most famous men with iconic action stars are Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Harrison Ford

Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Movies: The Terminator, Terminator Genisys, Predator, Total Recall, Pumping Iron

    Arnold Schwarzenegger was in the American film and television industry for over four decades. He was the most recognizable and successful action movie star in Hollywood history.
 Arnold Schwarzenegger
  1. Sylvester Stallone
    Movies: Rocky, The Expendables, Rambo, Cliffhanger

    He has won countless awards and nominations for his career. Sylvester Stallone is one of the most known action movie actors in Hollywood. With his signature facial hair, he created iconic characters that are now part of our culture. The Rocky franchise has grossed over $1 billion worldwide and spawned six sequels, three stand-alone films, and several television series.
Sylvester Stallone
  1. Bruce Willis
    Movies: The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, The Fifth Element, Armageddon

    He stars in some of Hollywood’s most popular movies such as Die Hard, The Sixth Sense and Sin City. His performances are also unforgettable because he has managed to create memorable characters for himself through his characters’ eccentricities and charisma.
Bruce Willis
  1. Jackie Chan
    Movies: Jackie Chan Adventures, Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Shanghai Knights

    Jackie Chan is an action film actor, producer, martial artist, director, and stunt performer. Known for his acrobatic fighting style in the film series The Karate Kid and Rumble in the Bronx. Jackie Chan is considered one of the greatest male action stars ever to appear on screen. His career was launched in China in 1965 with a successful movie called Big and Little Wong Tin Bar. He gained international success with his use of comedy.
Jackie Chan
  1. Bruce Lee
    Movies: The Big Boss, The Way of the Dragon, The Chinese Connection, Enter the Dragon

    Bruce Lee was the first great action movie star of his generation. He was also a martial artist, philosopher, teacher, and humanitarian. He revolutionized his field with his effectiveness and creativity.
Bruce Lee
  1. Jason Statham
    Movies: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, The Transporter, Crank

    Jason Statham has starred in many movies over the course of his career, including The Expendables franchise, The Fate Of The Furious, and more recently, Skyfall. Statham’s roles are always focused on having fun and doing what he loves – escapism. His most recent movie is Skyscraper where he plays an expert structural engineer who must rescue his family from a burning building after it gets set ablaze during the construction process. The film earned $180 million at the global box office within its first four days of release making it one of the top 10 highest grossing movies in 2018 so far.
Jason Statham
  1. Clint Eastwood
    Movies: Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven, Rawhide

    Clint Eastwood is a legend of the film industry and is known to be one of the greatest actors and directors of all time. Eastwood was born in San Francisco, California in 1930. He started his career as an actor in the 1950s and continued to make films throughout his career, becoming a cultural icon and earning many awards and honors. One such honor he received was his induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.
Clint Eastwood
  1. Keanu Reeves
    Movies: The Matrix, Speed, John Wick, The Devil’s Advocate

    Keanu Reeves is one of the most popular actors across the globe, but he has largely remained out of the spotlight for much of his career. This is because Reeves wants to focus more on his craft than anything else. Keanu Reeves’ first notable role was playing Ted Logan in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, which was followed by an extensive film career. He has appeared in over 60 films, including Point Break, Speed Racer, The Matrix series, Con Air and John Wick: Chapter 2
Keanu Reeves
  1. Dwayne Johnson
    Movies: San Andreas, Fast & Furious 6, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, The Scorpion King

    Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock, is by far the greatest male action star of all-time. With his charisma, amazing physique and cleverly written roles in action films, he has won over audiences worldwide.
Dwayne Johnson
  1. Chuck Norris
    Movies: The Way of the Dragon, Missing in Action, The Delta Force, The Expendables 2

    Chuck Norris is an American martial artist, comedian, film actor and television host. He has appeared in numerous films, mostly in the action genre. He is the only person to win all three titles of “World’s Greatest Fighter” – Heavyweight Champion of the World, Middleweight Champion of the World, and Light Heavyweight Champion of the World.
Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time
  1. Harrison Ford
    Movies: Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner

    Harrison Ford is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. His career has spanned six decades, during which time he has appeared in many popular films. Harrison Ford is one of the last remaining stalwarts of Hollywood’s Golden Age. He was born on July 13th 1942 in Chicago, Illinois to Christopher Ford and Lucille Browning. Harrison has 3 siblings: Peter, Kathleen, and Patricia.
Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time
  1. Jean-Claude Van Damme
    Movies: Double Impact, Universal Soldier, Kickboxer, Bloodsport

    Jean-Claude Van Damme is one of the most famous and successful actors in the world. He has been acting in films since 1973 and holds a Guinness World Records title for appearing in the most films.
Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time
  1. Liam Neeson
    Movies: Schindler’s List, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Batman Begins, Taken

    Liam Neeson is one of the world’s most celebrated actors, who has starred in many action movies throughout his career. The 50-year-old actor is best known for his roles in action movies such as Schindler’s List, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
Liam Neeson
  1. Jet Li
    Movies: Hero, Unleashed, The Expendables, The Expendables 2

    He has been involved in martial arts and film since the early 1980s. Li has starred in over 100 films – more than any other actor on this list.
Greatest Male Action Stars of All-Time
  1. Mel Gibson
    Movies: Braveheart, Signs, Lethal Weapon, The Patriot

    Mel Gibson is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. As one of the biggest stars in Hollywood’s recent history, Mel Gibson has made an impact on pop culture, film production and society at large.
Mel Gibson
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