It’s true: some action movies don’t find the audience they deserve. John Wick, for example. Then again, there’s action movies that pretty much suck. Some of both on this next list…
Then again, there’s also movies that JUST AREN’T ACTION MOVIES.
SNOWPIERCER IS NOT AN ACTION MOVIE. (Also, neither is Ghost Dog.) And Snowpiercer was a terrible, miserable, despairing piece of garbage, that is nonetheless overrated by much of the Internet. It deserved to be overlooked, and was.
The next vid has some criteria for what an action movie is, and isn’t. I’m not sold on them, but they’re better than whatever Watch Mojo was using to qualify its picks.