action movie


action movie
A motion picture whose storyline involves fast-paced activity and conflict, usually including such elements as a heroic protagonist, violent fights, acrobatic stunts, chase scenes, and gunplay.

Arnold Schwartzenegger is an iconic star of action movies.

See Also: action star

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