Action (Sub-Genre)

Film titles that strongly match this basic genre category:

James Bond Films
Die Hard
Mad Max
Lethal Weapon
Bourne Identity
Running Man
The Terminator

Genre Indicators:
These can oftentimes overlap with thrillers, however the key thrust of these films is on the physical action sequences and less on the unfolding of the mystery. Thrillers can have action sequences as well, but usually the story thrust isn’t about the action.

Action can overlap with other genres, such as sci-fi.