Action films are an audience-favourite the world over and with good reason! Who doesn’t like cinematic special effects, heart-racing chase scenes, and plot twists?
Today’s action films certainly pack a punch with their big budgets and CGI, but the genre has its humble beginnings in the 1970s. It was at this time that detective and crime story plots were adapted to include the much-loved action tropes we see on screen today.
With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to relax on the cool evenings and re-live the thrill of some action classics. From King Kong, to The Mummy, to The Matrix, we’ve put together an infographic to take a look at some box-office favourites that you could add to your re-watch list.
Once you’ve worked your way through, you might want to check out the slots based on and inspired by these films for even more action!