Stale classics: 6 action movies that aged like milk

Author: Achu Krishnan

Despite its thrilling premise, outdated effects and clichés make it hard to enjoy in contemporary times.


Liam Neeson's once-iconic thriller now feels dated, its intense action overshadowed by clichés and questionable editing.


John Travolta and Nicolas Cage's face-swapping thriller, while once popular, now feels dated with over-the-top action and cheesy dialogue.


This '80s action-adventure, though nostalgic, suffers from dated effects and storytelling, losing its charm over time.

Cloak & Dagger

While a cult classic, its campy effects and dialogue haven't aged well, making it more of a relic than riveting.

Flash Gordon

Once a fiery spectacle, now its outdated effects and predictable plot make it feel more like kindling.

The Towering Inferno