Best-Reviewed Action/Adventure Movies 2014

 

#1

John Wick (2014)
87%

#1
Adjusted Score: 94.945%
Critics Consensus: Stylish, thrilling, and giddily kinetic, John Wick serves as a satisfying return to action for Keanu Reeves -- and what looks like it could be the first of a franchise.
Synopsis: An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. With New York City... [More]

#2

Fury (2014)
77%

#2
Adjusted Score: 86.785%
Critics Consensus: Overall, Fury is a well-acted, suitably raw depiction of the horrors of war that offers visceral battle scenes but doesn't quite live up to its larger ambitions.
Synopsis: April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad... [More]
Directed By: David Ayer

#3

Noah (2014)
76%

#3
Adjusted Score: 85.785%
Critics Consensus: With sweeping visuals grounded by strong performances in service of a timeless tale told on a human scale, Darren Aronofsky's Noah brings the Bible epic into the 21st century.
Synopsis: Russell Crowe stars as Noah in the film inspired by the epic story of courage, sacrifice and hope. Directed by... [More]
Directed By: Darren Aronofsky

#4

Lucy (2014)
67%

#4
Adjusted Score: 75.801%
Critics Consensus: Enthusiastic and silly, Lucy powers through the movie's logic gaps with cheesy thrills plus Scarlett Johansson's charm -- and mostly succeeds at it.
Synopsis: From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest,... [More]
Directed By: Luc Besson

#5

The Rover (2014)
66%

#5
Adjusted Score: 72.147%
Critics Consensus: Fueled by engaging performances from Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson, the tension-filled The Rover overcomes its narrative faults through sheer watchability.
Synopsis: THE ROVER, David Michod's highly anticipated follow-up to ANIMAL KINGDOM, is set in a world 10 years following the collapse... [More]
Directed By: David Michôd

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