5 Great Action Movies You've (Probably) Never Seen

5 Great Action Movies You've (Probably) Never Seen

Shooters tend to like action movies, but having some knowledge of firearms and tactics, we cringe when we see actors fire 17 rounds from a snubnose revolver, sweep the other actors on screen with their firearm, or do any number of other stupid, unrealistic, or unsafe things on camera. Luckily, many people are making a living in Hollywood these days as "technical advisors", and the gun handling in TV and movies is getting a lot better. Once you go back a few years, however, finding movies that have good scripts, acting, and realistic use or depiction of firearms onscreen can be a bit vexing. In what I plan to be the first of irregular posts on the subject, here are five action movies that, for one reason or another, you've probably never seen, but that I recommend. In no particular order:

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