Movies Referenced in Pop Detective Video Essays

An ever expanding list of all the films discussed and referenced in Pop Culture Detective video essays.

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There are 91 action films in this list.

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious
  • 21 Jump Street
  • 22 Jump Street
  • The 39 Steps
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • Assassins
  • The Avengers
  • Bad Boys II
  • Bandits
  • Big Hero 6
  • The Big Hit
  • The Black Swan
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Brave
  • Bulletproof
  • The Cannonball Run
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Casino Royale
  • The Chase
  • Commando
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • The Conqueror
  • Conspiracy Theory
  • Cop Out
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • The Dark Knight
  • Deadpool
  • Deadpool 2
  • Demolition Man
  • Déjà Vu
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Excess Baggage
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • The Fifth Element
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation
  • Goldfinger
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Hard to Kill
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • Hitman
  • In Time
  • Independence Day
  • Independence Day: Resurgence
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Iron Man 2
  • Jurassic Park III
  • Jurassic World
  • Knight and Day
  • The Last Starfighter
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Mask of Zorro
  • The Matrix
  • Megamind
  • The Mighty Peking Man
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Puss in Boots
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • RED
  • Return of the Jedi
  • RoboCop
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • The Running Man
  • The Scorpion King
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Sheena
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Spectre
  • Spider-Man
  • Star Trek
  • Star Wars
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Stargate
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The Terminator
  • This Is the End
  • This Means War
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Total Recall
  • The Transporter
  • Tron
  • TRON: Legacy
  • True Lies
  • V for Vendetta