The original Die Hard has given it's upcoming third sequel a boost by topping a new poll of the Greatest Action Movies Ever Made. The 1988 blockbuster, which cemented Bruce Willis as a Hollywood action man, beat fellow '80s movies Aliens and Raiders of The Lost Ark to claim the top spot in the Entertainment Weekly magazine countdown. The top 10 is. 1. Die Hard 2. Aliens 3. Raiders of The Lost Ark 4. Mad Max 5. The Matrix 6. Seven Samurai 7. Gladiator 8. Saving Private Ryan 9. Hard-Boiled 10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day.