Action Heroes are really brave. They are usually people that we see in adventure stories and films who get into all sorts of trouble and have to get their way out of it using their various skills. Action heroes usually engage in a lot of physical action, such as fighting, running, and driving. Furiosa is an action hero from the film franchise, Mad Max. She is the lead driver for the gang, and fights for both herself, and on the behalf of others who are suffering more than she is. She is physically and mentally strong, tough, and resilient.

What are the traits of an action hero?

The traits of an action hero include having bravery, conviction, courage to complete their tasks, and determination. An action hero is also often helpful, full of honesty, inspirational, and carries moral integrity. They are also protective, selfless, and have more strength than the average person.

When did action movies become popular?

Action movies started to become popular in the late 1960s and 1970s but did not become popular until the 1980s. Early action movies featured physical acrobatics and dangerous stunt work featured in the movies of Jackie Chan or Sammo Hung. Modern action movies are often modern variations of martial arts films.

Who is the greatest action hero?

The greatest action hero of all time is a debated subject, but it is considered to be Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has had a long career and has starred in various action roles and James Cameron movies. Arnold Schwarzenegger was the protagonist of various action films of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Bruce Lee
381000
5’8” | 1.73 m
November 27, 1940
Bruce Lee
173.000
1940.00
381000
GUIDE
3D
Bruce Lee
5’4” | 1.63 m
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Buffy Summers
163.000
1992.00
39000
GUIDE
3D
Buffy Summers
5’10” | 1.78 m
March 10, 1940
Chuck Norris
178.000
1940.00
302000
GUIDE
3D
Chuck Norris
6’4” | 1.93 m
Dirty Harry (1971)
Dirty Harry
193.000
1971.00
74700
GUIDE
3D
Dirty Harry
Django
127000
5’9” | 1.75 m
Django Unchained (2012)
Django
175.000
2012.00
127000
GUIDE
3D
Django
5’10” | 1.78 m
Alien (1979)
Ellen Ripley
178.000
1979.00
14000
GUIDE
3D
Ellen Ripley
5’7” | 1.70 m
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Ethan Hunt
170.000
1996.00
11000
GUIDE
3D
Ethan Hunt
Furiosa
11000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Furiosa
178.000
2015.00
11000
GUIDE
3D
Furiosa
Han Solo
149000
6’1” | 1.85 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Han Solo
185.000
1977.00
149000
GUIDE
3D
Han Solo
6’1” | 1.85 m
July 13, 1942
Harrison Ford
185.000
1942.00
346000
GUIDE
3D
Harrison Ford
6’1” | 1.85 m
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones
185.000
1981.00
266000
GUIDE
3D
Indiana Jones
Jack Ryan
337000
6’3” | 1.91 m
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (2018)
Jack Ryan
191.000
2018.00
337000
GUIDE
3D
Jack Ryan
5'10" | 1.78 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Jack Sparrow
178.000
2003.00
56000
GUIDE
3D
Jack Sparrow
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 7, 1954
Jackie Chan
175.000
1954.00
371000
GUIDE
3D
Jackie Chan
6’1” | 1.85 m
GoldenEye (1995)
James Bond (Brosnan)
185.000
1995.00
7100
GUIDE
3D
James Bond (Brosnan)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Dr. No (1962)
James Bond (Connery)
188.000
1962.00
10400
GUIDE
3D
James Bond (Connery)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Casino Royale (2006)
James Bond (Craig)
178.000
2006.00
15500
GUIDE
3D
James Bond (Craig)
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond (Dalton)
188.000
1987.00
2950
GUIDE
3D
James Bond (Dalton)
6’1” | 1.85 m
Live and Let Die (1973)
James Bond (Moore)
185.000
1973.00
3550
GUIDE
3D
James Bond (Moore)
5’10” | 1.78 m
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Jason Bourne
178.000
2002.00
105000
GUIDE
3D
Jason Bourne
6’0” | 1.83 m
Die Hard (1988)
John McClane
183.000
1988.00
14000
GUIDE
3D
John McClane
5’10” | 1.78 m
First Blood (1972)
John Rambo
178.000
1972.00
9500
GUIDE
3D
John Rambo
John Wick
926000
6’1” | 1.85 m
John Wick (2014)
John Wick
185.000
2014.00
926000
GUIDE
3D
John Wick
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Hunger Games (2012)
Katniss Everdeen
175.000
2012.00
37000
GUIDE
3D
Katniss Everdeen
6’2” | 1.88 m
300 (2007)
King Leonidas
188.000
2007.00
13000
GUIDE
3D
King Leonidas
5’6” | 1.68 m
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
168.000
2018.00
101950
GUIDE
3D
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
170.000
2001.00
105100
GUIDE
3D
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
Leeloo
82000
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Fifth Element (1997)
Leeloo
175.000
1997.00
82000
GUIDE
3D
Leeloo
5’9” | 1.75 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Luke Skywalker
175.000
1977.00
133000
GUIDE
3D
Luke Skywalker
Mad Max
147700
5’10” | 1.78 m
Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max
178.000
1979.00
147700
GUIDE
3D
Mad Max
6’4” | 1.93 m
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Man with No Name
193.000
1964.00
8500
GUIDE
3D
Man with No Name
6’0” | 1.83 m
Gladiator (2000)
Maximus Decimus Meridius
183.000
2000.00
8900
GUIDE
3D
Maximus Decimus Meridius
Neo
99500
6’1” | 1.85 m
The Matrix (1999)
Neo
185.000
1999.00
99500
GUIDE
3D
Neo
5’6” | 1.68 m
The Terminator (1984)
Sarah Connor
168.000
1984.00
45000
GUIDE
3D
Sarah Connor
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Terminator (1984)
T-800 Terminator
188.000
1984.00
235000
GUIDE
3D
T-800 Terminator
5’11” | 1.85 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The Bride
185.000
2003.00
5900
GUIDE
3D
The Bride
5’8” | 1.73 m
The Matrix (1999)
Trinity
173.000
1999.00
9500
GUIDE
3D
Trinity
5’10” | 1.78 m
Braveheart (1995)
William Wallace
178.000
1995.00
85000
GUIDE
3D
William Wallace
James Bond (Pierce Brosnan)
Height comparison diagram of James Bond (Brosnan) compared to other James Bond actors

Pierce Brosnan was the Bond of the 90s. He first appeared on our screens in 1995’s GoldenEye which was a commercial and critical success. Brosnan went on to appear in three more films; Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002). Brosnan received mush praise for his stylish portrayal of the infamous spy and is credited with the revival of the franchise after its hiatus. He is in some ways the quintessential Bond; he displays a cool elegance but without the earlier traits of male dominance. Pierce Brosnan was succeeded in the role by English actor Daniel Craig.

James Bond was portrayed by Pierce Brosnan with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of James Bond (Brosnan) with overall height
Pierce Brosnan was the Bond of the 90s. He first appeared on our screens in 1995’s GoldenEye which was a commercial and critical success. Brosnan went on to appear in three more films; Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002).

James Bond was portrayed by Pierce Brosnan with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

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James Bond (Pierce Brosnan)
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Portrayal: 1995–2002

Actor
Pierce Brosnan
First Appearance
GoldenEye (1995)

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T-800 Terminator
Scaled height comparison illustrations of the T-800 in relation to other action heroes

The Terminator is a fictional killer cyborg from the future who goes back in time to kill the mother of his enemy, John Connor, at least in the first film. Played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator evolves from movie to movie, the first one beginning with him as the T-800 series, model 101 to the second being 850 series and so on. Even if you have never seen a Terminator movie, chances are you’ve heard the famous phrase and can hear the voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger say, “Hasta La Vista, Baby!”

The T-800 is portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the T-800 labeled with overall height
The Terminator is a fictional killer cyborg from the future who goes back in time to kill the mother of his enemy, John Connor, at least in the first film. Played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator evolves from movie to movie, the first one beginning with him as the T-800 series.

The T-800 is portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

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T-800 Terminator
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
First Appearance
The Terminator (1984)

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James Bond (Sean Connery)
Height comparison diagram of James Bond (Connery) compared to other James Bond actors

Sean Connery was the first actor to play iconic British spy James Bond. He first appeared on our screens in 1962 with the release of Dr. No. He went on to play 007 a further six times in the following now classic Bond films; From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), and You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983). Sean Connery launched James Bond into the cultural phenomenon it is now. Sean Connery’s recognisable voice, charm and magnetism brought the character to life. He is often voted as the ultimate Bond.

James Bond was portrayed by Sean Connery with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of James Bond (Connery) with overall height
Sean Connery was the first actor to play iconic British spy James Bond. He first appeared on our screens in 1962 with the release of Dr. No. He went on to play 007 a further six times in the following now classic Bond films. He is often voted as the ultimate Bond.

James Bond was portrayed by Sean Connery with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

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Portrayal: 1962–71; 1983

Actor
Sean Connery
First Appearance
Dr. No (1962)

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John Wick
Height comparison diagram of John Wick compared to other action heroes

John Wick is a character from the John Wick movies who comes out of hiding as an ex-hitman to avenge the murder of his beloved dog—now this is a character we can all get on board with, right? John Wick, played by the famous Keanu Reeves, went from the military to becoming a hit-man. After he falls in love with a woman named Helen, he asks to leave the mob he works for, but the conditions for him leaving seem nearly impossible! Check out the John Wick series to see Keanu Reeves in action!

John Wick is portrayed by Keanu Reeves with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of John Wick with overall height
John Wick is a character from the John Wick movies who comes out of hiding as an ex-hitman to avenge the murder of his beloved dog—now this is a character we can all get on board with, right? John Wick, played by the famous Keanu Reeves, went from the military to becoming a hit-man.

John Wick is portrayed by Keanu Reeves with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

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Keanu Reeves
First Appearance
John Wick (2014)

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Mad Max (Mel Gibson)
Height comparison diagram of Mad Max (Mel Gibson) compared to other action heroes

Mad Max, also known as Maximilian “Max” Rockatansky, is a fictional character played by Mel Gibson in the original Mad Max trilogy. Mad Max was a patrol officer who helped to keep the streets of Australia safe from road gangs that plagued the country, until the apocalypse happened that is. After the apocalypse, Mad Max turns into an insane person with little remorse when it comes to killing. There are 4 Mad Max movies to check out, legend has it that The Road Warrior was Mel Gibson’s favorite one. Along with Mel Gibson, Tom Hardy also plays Mad Max later in the series and it is said that he is signed up for 3 more movies!

Mad Max is portrayed by Mel Gibson with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) with overall height
Mad Max, also known as Maximilian “Max” Rockatansky, is a fictional character played by Mel Gibson in the original Mad Max trilogy. Mad Max was a patrol officer who helped to keep the streets of Australia safe from road gangs that plagued the country, until the apocalypse happened that is.

Mad Max is portrayed by Mel Gibson with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) with overall height
Mad Max (Mel Gibson)
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Mel Gibson
First Appearance
Mad Max (1979)

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