Kbcnewshub.com – Jason Statham is a well-known British actor who has made his mark in the film industry with his action-packed performances. His movies are known for their thrilling plots, intense action sequences, and Statham’s impressive martial arts skills. Here are 15 of his best films with a brief overview of their plot.
1. The Transporter (2002)
The Transporter is a French action-thriller film in which Statham plays the role of a professional driver named Frank Martin. He is hired to transport goods, but things take a turn for the worse when he discovers that he is transporting a kidnapped woman. Frank decides to rescue her and take down the criminals who hired him.
2. Crank (2006)
Crank is an action-thriller film in which Statham plays the role of Chev Chelios, a hitman who has been injected with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops. Chev has to keep his adrenaline pumping and find an antidote before it’s too late.
3. The Bank Job (2008)
The Bank Job is a British heist film in which Statham plays the role of Terry Leather, a car dealer who is recruited to rob a bank. The plan goes awry when Terry and his team discover a political scandal and have to fight for their lives.
4. The Expendables (2010)
The Expendables is an American ensemble action film in which Statham plays the role of Lee Christmas, a former SAS soldier and member of a mercenary team led by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone). The team is hired to overthrow a dictator and has to face dangerous obstacles along the way.
5. Killer Elite (2011)
Killer Elite is an action-thriller film in which Statham plays the role of Danny Bryce, a former SAS soldier who is recruited to take down a group of assassins. Danny has to use all his skills to complete the mission and protect his loved ones.
6. Safe (2012)
Safe is an action-thriller film in which Statham plays the role of Luke Wright, a former NYPD officer who saves a young girl from the Russian mafia. Luke has to protect the girl and take down the criminals who are after her.
7. The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Expendables 2 is a sequel to the original film in which Statham reprises his role as Lee Christmas. The team is hired for another mission, but things go wrong when one of their members is killed by a rival mercenary team led by Jean Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme).
8. Parker (2013)
Parker is a crime thriller film in which Statham plays the role of Parker, a professional thief who is double-crossed by his crew. Parker has to team up with a real estate agent (Jennifer Lopez) to get his revenge.
9. Homefront (2013)
Homefront is an action-thriller film in which Statham plays the role of Phil Broker, a former DEA agent who moves to a small town with his daughter. When his daughter gets into a fight with the local bully, Phil discovers that the town is controlled by a drug lord.
10. The Expendables 3 (2014)
The Expendables 3 is another sequel to the original film in which Statham reprises his role as Lee Christmas. The team is on a mission to stop a former member, Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), who has become a ruthless arms dealer.
11. Spy (2015)
Spy is a comedy-action film in which Statham plays the role of Rick Ford, a CIA agent who thinks he is the best. When a top agent (Melissa McCarthy) is compromised, Rick has to team up with her to stop a global threat.
12. Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Mechanic: Resurrection is a sequel to the 2011 film in which Statham reprises his role as Arthur Bishop, a professional assassin. Arthur is forced to come out of retirement when his nemesis kidnaps his girlfriend and forces him to complete three impossible assassinations.
13. The Fate of the Furious (2017)
The Fate of the Furious is the eighth installment in the Fast and Furious franchise in which Statham plays the role of Deckard Shaw, a former British Special Forces assassin. Deckard teams up with the main characters to take down a cyberterrorist who has stolen a powerful weapon.
14. The Meg (2018)
The Meg is a science-fiction action film in which Statham plays the role of Jonas Taylor, a deep-sea diver who encounters a prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon. Jonas has to save a group of scientists and stop the Megalodon from wreaking havoc.
15. Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Hobbs & Shaw is a spin-off of the Fast and Furious franchise in which Statham reprises his role as Deckard Shaw. He teams up with Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) to stop a cyber-genetically enhanced villain who threatens the world.
In conclusion, Jason Statham has played some of the most memorable roles in the action genre. From his early days in The Transporter to his latest outing in Hobbs & Shaw, Statham has proved time and again that he is a force to be reckoned with in the film industry.