Bad Boys (1995) – Michael Bay

  Michael Bay brings his quick-cutting MTV style of filmmaking to the 101 Action Movies list as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence take to the streets of Miami as narcotics officers trying to stop an international drug ring. The story is basic, with a little mistaken identity thrown in for fun, and a cast that…

Speed (1994) Jan De Bont

  Jan De Bont’s┬ádirectorial debut lands him squarely on the 101 Action Movies list as well as garnering Oscars for Best Sound and Sound Effects Editing. Keanu┬áReeves is back, this time he’s Jack Traven, a LAPD cop playing a dangerous game with a bomber, Howard Payne (Dennis Hopper) who’s making things personal after Jack foils…