Some of the best Hollywood action movies of the 21st century include "Crank," "The Bourne Identity," "No Country for Old Men," " Mad Max: Fury Road" and "The Hurt Locker." These movies all make the list for various reasons, ranging from tension, action or depth of the material, according to Taste of Cinema.
The "Crank" series was one of the movies that put Jason Statham on the map with its over-the-top violence and action. "The Bourne Identity," along with the other movies in the series, have been highly popular and gave Matt Damon a huge boost in his career. It also helped set the standard for how action scenes in movies are filmed, states Taste of Cinema.