The 1980s are often celebrated as a heyday for "badass cinema," in which violence was frequently used to an outrageous extent to tell exciting, crowd-pleasing stories. Indeed, many of the best action movies ever made hail from the 1980s, and narrowing them down to only ten was a difficult feat.
But, film critic William Bibbiani did it! You can read his picks for the best action movies of the 1980s - featuring films from Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and more - in his latest article at IGN.
Read: William Bibbiani Picks The 10 Best '80s Action Movies at IGN
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