Best-Reviewed Action & Adventure Movies 2020

A revisionist romp through Victorian England awaits adventurous movie thrill-seekers in Enola Holmes, which fashions young star Millie Bobby Brown, a budding sleuth hot in the footsteps of her famous older brother. Then, the military movie canon gets another medal with The Outpost, depicting the most brutal American conflict out of the Afghanistan War. Tom Hanks’ Greyhound is nearby in the wings, though its presentation of the war movie is in a more decidedly classical mode. Meanwhile, the post-apocalypse is still going strong in Love and Monsters, and the surprise hit Bad Boys For Life is the best kind of action movie throwback.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of February 28, 2021. Scores might change over time.


Enola Holmes (2020)

Adjusted Score: 99.534%
Critics Consensus: Enola Holmes brings a breath of fresh air to Baker Street -- and leaves plenty of room for Millie Bobby Brown to put her effervescent stamp on a franchise in waiting.
Synopsis: England, 1884 -- a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie... [More]
Directed By: Harry Bradbeer


The Outpost (2020)

Adjusted Score: 96.509%
Critics Consensus: Told with gripping realism, The Outpost is a thrilling technical feat and a worthy tribute to military heroes.
Synopsis: Based on true events. A team of U.S. soldiers stationed at the deadliest outpost in Afghanistan are relentlessly attacked by... [More]
Directed By: Rod Lurie

Adjusted Score: 96.603%
Critics Consensus: Led by a charming star turn from Dylan O'Brien, Love and Monsters peers into the apocalypse and finds an action-adventure with surprising emotional depth.
Directed By: Michael Matthews

Adjusted Score: 87.352%
Critics Consensus: Loaded up with action and a double helping of leading-man charisma, Bad Boys for Life reinvigorates this long-dormant franchise by playing squarely to its strengths.
Synopsis: The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in... [More]


Greyhound (2020)

Adjusted Score: 88.567%
Critics Consensus: Greyhound's characters aren't as robust as its action sequences, but this fast-paced World War II thriller benefits from its efficiently economical approach.
Synopsis: In the early days of WWII, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by captain Ernest Krause (Hanks) in... [More]
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