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Top 100 Quotes About Action Movies

#1. Before I did any action movies, I did a couple of thrillers. That's hung around for me. - Author: John McTiernan
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#2. I always loved Japanese movies. And they had an enormous impact in France - the Nouvelle Vague took so much from them. It taught us how the camera was placed in the centre of the action. - Author: Jacques Perrin
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#3. That's what I love about those old movies - the music is like a constant companion. Even in scenes that aren't particularly dramatic, like a woman checking her watch, you hear the music as a comment on that action. - Author: Petra Haden
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#4. I'm not sure I'm comfortable with a reputation of being an action guy. That's something I probably try to avoid, but I seem to keep making action movies. - Author: Jai Courtney
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#5. In all the movies I'm in love with someone in my head. There's always love in a film somewhere. It doesn't matter even if it's an action movie. - Author: Channing Tatum
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#6. The movies are about big tent pole movies and big action and effects. - Author: Scott Bakula
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#7. I love adventure movies, I just love action adventure films. It's pure cinema and you go in and you're lost to it. To me, it's that challenge - I want to give an audience that ride, that entertainment. - Author: Tom Cruise
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#8. Very few people make exterior movies anymore. It's always action films driven by action and quick editing. - Author: Janusz Kaminski
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#9. The tension I feel is the moment they say, 'Action!' Movies are like lightning in a bottle, and you always want to find when you possibly can catch a surprising moment. - Author: Annette Bening
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#10. We're not used to seeing movies, especially with physical action, when it isn't the man who comes in to save the day. - Author: Curtis Hanson
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#11. I initially studied literature [in France], and then I went to cinema school. I discovered the Cinematheque, and saw not only action movies and westerns, but also lots of serious movies. - Author: Costa-Gavras
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#12. From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman. I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre. - Author: Milla Jovovich
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#13. I think action movies on the whole have moved more and more into large spectacle, even leaving out super hero movies that seem to me to be more a fantastic science fiction than they are action movies. - Author: Walter Hill
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#14. The way we tell our stories on stage is that we use spoken word to convey action, and in movies, we use visual images to convey action. - Author: Tracy Letts
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#15. Some of my favorite movies are action movies. You want something good to say. That comes from good writing. But writing is not a skill I possess, unfortunately. - Author: Jason Statham
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#16. To me, always just - that scene is, like, so convenient. They never run out of bullets in action movies, unless it's at the most dramatic time possible. - Author: Seth Rogen
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#17. I liked actions movies. Jean-Claude Van Damme was a major influence on me at that point in my life. - Author: Seth Rogen
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#18. I found myself doing all these action-adventure movies, and it's been a fantastic experience, and I've learnt a lot. - Author: Orlando Bloom
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#19. I'm shockingly terrible at action movies. - Author: Emma Stone
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#20. For me, relationships are the real action movies. Bombs are exploding every day and the kitchen is Ground Zero. - Author: Michelle Williams
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#21. It's all about the sensuality of movement, every movement you make. That's why I love doing action movies. It's all about movement, dance - even if you're hitting someone in the face. You've got to sell it all with great passion. There's a narrative to the body. It's exactly the same as dance. - Author: DeObia Oparei
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#22. You never hear of a live-action studio that has been making so-so films looking over at a studio that's making great movies and going, 'Oh, we see the difference - we're using a different camera.' - Author: John Lasseter
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#23. There's one thing about weights with action movies: Once your muscles get that tight, it's sometimes hard to stop your movement, especially if you're trying to move with some strength, and with the swords in the film ... - Author: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
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#24. I like alternating commercials with movies, because it keeps the pace up. You can't slack on a commercial. You need to go fast. That's a terrific piece of action, I think if that was scheduled for a movie, you'd put that in for two or three days worth of work. - Author: Paul W. S. Anderson
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#25. I like action movies! Action movies are awesome. - Author: Mackenzie Foy
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#26. I've been fortunate in that I've been able to have that balance as an actress to be able to do the wild, fun action movies and also be allowed to do the dramas. Hopefully, if I'm able to keep that balance, I'd love to always try to do both. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#27. I like heist movies. I like action movies that set all the elements into one and a chance to do something that comes from a great stable of writing. - Author: Jason Statham
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#28. I made a conscious choice to turn down some movies that were action-based, so that I could direct Road to Paloma and show that side. - Author: Jason Momoa
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#29. I've been asked to do action-oriented movies in the past and they just haven't been right for me. - Author: Guy Pearce
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#30. I love action movies. - Author: Adam McKay
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#31. I don't know if I see myself as really an action hero, but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies where the writing is very lean. - Author: Jodie Foster
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#32. I've always been really into action movies. Since I was little, that was my favorite type of film. - Author: Austin Butler
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#33. I have a trophy case that contains all the action figures ever made of me. It also has items I've stolen from my movies, like three guns and holsters from 'Serenity'. - Author: Nathan Fillion
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#34. I wanna be in action movies, I wanna be the tough guy ... I wanna scare people. - Author: Richard Schiff
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#35. I'm lucky, because I started action movies at the age of 25. Now I'm 47, and I'm still kicking like a mule, and I'm as flexible as before. - Author: Jean-Claude Van Damme
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#36. I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil. - Author: Sylvester Stallone
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#37. Ironically, I think action can be the dullest part of movies nowadays - and I love action movies! - Author: Matthew Vaughn
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#38. I would like to be in tons of different types of movies and do different things. I like action movies, and with 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman', I got to see a historical movie, too. - Author: Max Charles
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#39. I would say that since I was nine years old I've always wanted to write and direct horror movies and action movies. There's never been a time in my life where that wasn't all I wanted to do. - Author: Jay Baruchel
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#40. I made a big conscious decision in my life when I was writing all these big action movies and doing different kind of fare but very proud of it, I was finding myself less and less passionate about doing it. - Author: Ric Roman Waugh
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#41. Action is my first love. When I first started writing, my favorite movies were 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and 'Aliens', and that sort of thing. - Author: David Leslie Johnson
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#42. Sexcastle is a perfect mix of homage and comedy, action and irony, loving tribute and hilarious send-up of the great, good, and ungodly-bad action movies of the '80s. I don't remember the last time a debut book hit me this hard. Literally, this book punched me in the face. It's THAT mean. - Author: Matt Fraction
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#43. My wife always hates when I go, 'I just don't love female action movies.' I don't know why. I'll watch them, but I don't run to go and see them. - Author: Channing Tatum
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#44. One of the reasons why people - particularly young people - love action movies is because what they are really looking for is justice. - Author: Steven Seagal
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#45. We watched a lot of Hong Kong action movies in my house when I was growing up. - Author: Benedict Wong
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#46. I haven't done a lot of action movies, so it's kind of fun to get to do a lot of stunt work. - Author: Mark-Paul Gosselaar
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#47. When you combine the great stories from the comics with the action and visual excitement of the movies, it doesn't get any better! - Author: Stan Lee
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#48. One of the great things about the 'Iron Man' franchise is that they employ fascinating actors who don't necessarily do action movies. Before 'Iron Man' you didn't associate Robert Downey, Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow with those kinds of films. There's an emphasis on repartee and wit. - Author: Rebecca Hall
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#49. I wasn't one of those kids who dreamed of writing novels when I was 8 or 12. I wanted to be a film director. I wanted to make big action movies. I loved movies like 'Die Hard,' 'Predator,' 'Aliens,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.' - Author: Matthew Reilly
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#50. I find animated movies very touching. They reach an audience that's hard to get with a live-action film. - Author: Steve Martin
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#51. I look for characters that are fun and that I'm going to have fun playing. By the way, that's whether it's drama, sci-fi, action, comedy, family movies or action-comedy. I just always want to have fun doing it. That's the bottom line. - Author: Dwayne Johnson
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#52. I've always loved the Bond pictures. I have watched every single one. Movies don't get bigger or better than Bond, so I knew this was my opportunity to do a massive action picture with outrageous stunts. - Author: Lee Tamahori
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#53. In the past that you should choose a list of female action superhero movies that haven't worked. I don't believe they haven't worked because they had a female in the lead, I believe they didn't work because they weren't good. They weren't technically well done movies. - Author: Kevin Feige
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#54. I like action movies, even though I think action movies are kind of derided now. But there is something extraordinary about action movies, which is absolutely linked to the invention of cinema and what cinema is and why we love it. - Author: Danny Boyle
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#55. When you have kids you want to be able to go to movies and take the family too, and actually all enjoy it together. I don't think there are that many great, live action family movies that everybody can enjoy. - Author: Ben Stiller
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#56. You can make movies and not particularly get along with the people you're working with but, when they say 'Action,' your job is to make it look like you're in love. - Author: Luke Bracey
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#57. We should be writing more great roles for women, period. Another problem is that movies are generally made for 14-year-old boys, and 14-year-old boys want to watch 25-year-old action heroes. - Author: James Mangold
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#58. We haven't done action movies in Germany. We had some attempts in the '90s, but they failed. - Author: Til Schweiger
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#59. The movies I like to make are very rich and full of passion. Some people see me as an action director, but action is not the only thing in my movies. I always like to show human nature - something deep inside the heart. - Author: John Woo
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#60. I like the action business. I like the action movies. I guess Hollywood wants to see me do action. So I am down. I like it. - Author: Larenz Tate
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#61. A lot of action movies today seem to have scenes that just lead up to the action. - Author: Jason Statham
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#62. Bond is the longest-running franchise ever and there's a reason for that: they are action movies but they are also touched by current events without being political or too serious. - Author: Javier Bardem
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#63. When you really study espionage movies, or spy movies, the beginnings are really set up to have, like, an amazing bit of action, but at the moment you're watching it, you have no idea why or what it's about. - Author: John Lasseter
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#64. I'm a classic movie person. I love action movies, too, but when I grew up I didn't have much action movies. - Author: Bruno Zheng Wu
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#65. Comics are just another medium to express yourself. It's not cinema; it's not literature; it's just something else. It has a specific requirement, which is that images are used to tell the story. There are lots of crappy movies, with guns and action and Arnold Schwarzenegger or whatever. - Author: Marjane Satrapi
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#66. There are so many shoot-'em-up, action, jingoistic TV shows and movies that are made every year. I think the final line is that Hollywood is populist. - Author: Adam McKay
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#67. The whole purpose of screenwriting is to convey everything through action and dialogue and not explanation and exposition. To me, there are movies where voiceover works really well because it does something more than exposition; it actually becomes a tonal element of the movie. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#68. American movies show you how to fight and break armsand necks. I want to make the action in my movies like dancing. - Author: Jackie Chan
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#69. One of my goals is definitely break into film, and I want to do action movies as well. - Author: Derek Theler
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#70. If anybody knows how to make action movies it's Sly. - Author: Jason Statham
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#71. I love doing action and stuff; the problem is usually action movies are not that interesting. Also as I get older I feel like there's less opportunities for me. - Author: Willem Dafoe
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#72. I'd love to work with Tarantino, Scorsese, Sofia Coppola - all of them! I love thrillers and action movies. I love good horror films. I watched them so much when I was younger that I find it impossible to get scared. - Author: Cara Delevingne
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#73. It is a strange, repetitive feature of action movies that the infuriating go-by-the-rules boss of the maverick hero is almost invariably Black.) - Author: David Graeber
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#74. I grew up with action movies in my head. - Author: Christian Kane
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#75. When I first started, I wasn't really into movies that much unless it was an action-packed gunslinger with naked women here and there. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#76. I was always trying, even in pure action movies, to find what was sensitive about the character more than the pure action. - Author: Christopher Lambert
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#77. Nicolas Cage is a great actor and he's done some good action movies too. - Author: Dolph Lundgren
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#78. I'm not a fan of action movies. I don't watch many action movies, I don't have a lot of references except for 70s action movies or cinema noir. - Author: Olivier Megaton
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#79. I'm a physical person. That's why I like action movies. I like to get real into it all, and get real down and dirty. - Author: Paula Patton
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#80. I think in a lot of modern action movies, it's hard to see what's going on. Shaky cam ... - Author: Tommy Wirkola
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#81. I hate 'The Professional.' It's one of the worst action/adventure movies ever made. - Author: Shane Black
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#82. I still like the run and gun action movies and how truly dangerous it can be to make these films. - Author: Megan Fox
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#83. I like action-adventure movies. - Author: Ian Ziering
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#84. Action movies to me are dramas with recognizable human beings that are in extraordinary situations. - Author: Walter Hill
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#85. With action movies, that's just fun stuff for me. That's me being a kid again. Same with 'The Best of Me' and these romantic dramas. It's such a freedom from reality and social constructions. You get to just have fun and play and be in a movie. - Author: Luke Bracey
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#86. Once you got Hollywood doing these kinds of movies and having all the, how you say, the tools to do it, and also to keep on finding new ways of doing it becomes - Hollywood can be avant garde on what concerns action. - Author: Violante Placido
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#87. It's just cool for a girl to be able to do her own thing. I do a lot of movies, and I'm very lucky, and I'm not complaining. But in movies, alongside big action men, we've always got to take a step back and let the men shine. - Author: Maggie Q
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#88. For the same reason people watch action movies or game shows, I guess. Mindless entertainment. Not everything has to be Shakespeare, you know. Or Oscar Wilde. It's fun. Like... gilded porn. - Author: Summer Olsen
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#89. Hollywood is throwing action movies at me. - Author: Liam Neeson
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#90. A lot of people just go to movies that feed into their preexisting and not so noble needs and desires: They just go to action pictures, and things like that. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#91. Why did I spend all these years playing boring Europeans? I was made for action movies. - Author: Asia Argento
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#92. They make three types of movies, and if you don't make one of those three, you have to find independent financing: It's either big-action superhero tent-pole thing, or it's an animated film, or it's an R-rated, raunchy sex comedy. They don't make movies about real people. - Author: Rob Reiner
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#93. Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place. - Author: Monica Bellucci
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#94. The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that. - Author: Lawrence Kasdan
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#95. In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say. - Author: John Hench
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#96. The action movies changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on. It was the beginning of a new era. The visual took over. The special effects became more important than the single person. That was the beginning of the end. - Author: Sylvester Stallone
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#97. Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that. - Author: Famke Janssen
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#98. I'd love to do a comedy. I'd love to do a two-hander like the old Leathal Weapon movies. I love those, like an action comedy with the straight man and the funny man. I'd love to do one of those. Just got to find one, find a funny man that wants to do one with me. - Author: Jason Statham
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#99. It's a fun world to exist in, and I relish doing those movies as much as I do the smaller ones. They're always immense fun. I don't know if I am - unless we do a Benji film, I don't think I am an action hero really. - Author: Simon Pegg
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#100. I love doing action movies, I love pushing myself to the limit. - Author: Kellan Lutz
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