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7 Adrenaline-Pumped Movies To Watch If You Loved Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick did amazing at the box office and was loved by audiences everywhere. The film was an action-packed treat that has left many fans hungry for more. We list 7 films that are adrenaline-packed treats that would be great fun to watch. These films have fast-paced action that is at times breathtaking.

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1. John Wick (2014)

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Keanu Reeves

This film was and remains one of the highlighters of actor Keanu Reeves’s career. It was loved and praised by both, critics and audiences. The main character of the film played by Reeves is an assassin who goes on a revenge spree after his dog is killed in an apparent home invasion. The film has had several sequels and remains one of the great films in recent times.

2. Top Gun (1986) – Prequel To Top Gun: Maverick

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Top Cruise

The prequel to the Top Gun: Maverick, this film was one of the early successes of Tom Cruise’s career. The fighter jets in the film were amazing and the dialogues of the movie are quite memorable. It was awesome cinema that has great action and is an all-time classic movie.

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3. The Bourne Identity (2002)

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Matt Damon in The Bourne Identity

This action movie was adapted from a novel of the same name. It follows the adventures of former assassin Jason Bourne who is struggling to recover his memory. It had successful and well-liked sequels and was quite innovative in several areas. The action in this film is top-notch and is a must-watch for action movie fans.

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4. Die Hard (1989)

One of the greats when it comes to Hollywood action movies, Die Hard is a classic film that inspired countless other films. Often ranked as one of the best action movies of all time, it is held in high regard by fans and is a great watch.

5. Point Break (1991)

A still from Point Break

Keanu Reeves is truly the king of Hollywood action movies, having several films on this list. In this movie, he hunts down a group of bank robbers who have a weird quirk. They wear the masks of ex-presidents. This film was a trailblazer and has since inspired and influenced many films. Furthermore, the action sequences in this movie are top-notch. It is perhaps one of the best entries on this list.

6. Speed (1994)

A still from Speed (1994)

Another film featuring Keanu Reeves, this classic film follows the exploits of LAPD officer Jack Traven who is on a quest to stop a bombing. The film was extremely well made and is a gripping watch. The heart-pumping action in this film makes it a treat to watch.

7. Lethal Weapon (1987)

A poster of Lethal Weapon

Finally, we have this masterpiece from the late ’80s, Lethal Weapon. This film follows the adventures of two police detectives as they investigate the mysterious murder of a prostitute. Lethal Weapon made Mel Gibson a huge star and had a great soundtrack. It had three sequels and remains a classic film to date. What do you think about this list? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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Written by Angad Singh

Angad is the Exclusive Editorials Head at FandomWire. Besides editing and writing duties, he procures material and manages the direction of our site's exclusive editorials. A lawyer by degree and a writer at heart, he prefers sleep over everything.