With his raspy voice, narrow stare and witty lines, Jason Statham breathes life into every character that he plays. If you are a fan of this talented actor, then you cannot miss these action-packed movies!
1. Wrath Of Man (2021)
Sometime after one of Fortico Security’s armored trucks are attacked and looted, a new guard, Patrick Hill, joins the team. During training, he scores average on his tests but when robbers attempt to grab his truck, Hill shoots them dead with the frightening efficiency of a highly-trained professional.
As Hill enters the world of a corrupt security agency, they also learn, at their own peril, that the new employee has a grudge that he intends to settle with their blood and destruction.
2. Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
This movie follows the chaotic attempts of three small-time criminals (one of them being Statham) to come up with the £500,000 that they owe to Harry Longsdale before the latter’s cold-blooded henchman, Chris, can get his hands on them.
But when they rob another gang of money and cannabis, the friends unwittingly start a chain reaction in London’s criminal underground with hilarious and action-packed results.
3. Crank (2006)
English hitman Chev Chelios agrees to help crime boss, Don Carlos, to kill a triad leader who has been encroaching on Carlos’s turf in Los Angeles. After the hit, Chelios wakes up and discovers that Carlos had betrayed him.
The chosen method of betrayal is particularly insidious – Chelios had been injected with an experimental poison that slowly kills a person by stopping their body’s production of adrenaline. There is no cure except to keep his adrenaline levels high and to do this, Chelios goes on an epic revenge binge that involves high-speed car chases, brawls, and breathtaking stunts.
4. Snatch (2000)
Turkish (Statham) is a boxing manager who reluctantly agrees to let one of his fighters lose in a fixed match. When his boxer accidentally wins, Turkish faces a severe backlash from the criminals who had a stake in the match.
Unaware that this particular gang has also snatched a valuable diamond, he tries to make amends by repeating the fixed match where his boxer must lose. But Turkish discovers that his fighter has other plans and that a dog he adopted has swallowed a mysterious 86-carat (17.2 g) diamond.
5. Safe (2012)
When a homeless man, Luke Wright, rescues a girl, Ming, from gangsters, he realizes that they are the same Russians who had ruined his entire life. While hiding in a hotel, Ming explains that she had memorized a safe’s combination number for her kidnapper, a triad boss called Han.
Luke is also ex-special forces and draws on his training to take on both the Russian mob and Han in order to free Ming and also to deliver his own action-packed style of revenge.
6. The Bank Job (2008)
When Terry is approached by an old acquaintance, Martine Love, who suggests that they rob a Lloyds bank, he feels that it is a safe bet because most of the safety deposit box owners are criminals themselves and will not press an investigation about the things that they hid at the bank.
But as things go south after the robbery, Terry realizes that the true motive behind Love’s suggestion was to retrieve the contents of one particular box. Based on a true story, it follows the robbers as they discover they have been thrown into a brutal world of secrets that some people will kill to keep quiet.
7. Collateral (2004)
In this thriller, Jason Stratham has a cameo role at the beginning of the movie. His character hands over an important suitcase to assassin Vincent (Tom Cruise).
Stratham fans will still love this movie for its well-written plot, action scenes, and unique characters. The story follows the fearful events experienced by cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx) after he picks up Vincent as his next fare and he is forced to drive the killer around Los Angeles to murder several victims.
8. Spy (2015)
Susan Cooper is a desk-bound CIA operative who finally gets her chance to go out into the field. Because she is so unknown and underestimated on sight, her reluctant boss orders Susan to track down Rayna Boyanov, who not only knows the identities of all the best agents but is also suspected of having planted a nuclear bomb somewhere.
Susan (Melissa McCarthy) also teams up with the uber-macho and expert field agent Rick Ford (Stratham) who has zero confidence in her ability to crack the case. However, Susan manages to infiltrate Rayna’s inner circle with hilarious antics.
9. The Transporter (2002)
Codenamed the “Transporter,” Frank Martin will deliver any package without asking questions. But one day, Martin realizes that the bundle in his trunk is no ordinary package but a Chinese girl called Lai. He initially delivers her but after being double-crossed, Frank and Lai escape and they are hunted by relentless killers.
While staying in a safe house, she tells him that the man who captured her is a human trafficker and he is shipping her family in a container along with other victims.
Although initially reluctant to get involved, Frank pursues the traffickers.
10. Furious 7 (2015)
In this chapter of the Fast and Furious series, Dom, Brian and the rest of the team are trying to live normal lives. Because they had defeated the dangerous criminal Owen Shaw, they have all received amnesty for their own past crimes.
But the past had not forgiven them. Owen’s older brother (Statham) starts to systematically hunt down Dom and the team, proving to be the beginning of the fight for their lives.