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Best Action Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now

Best Action Movies on Netflix
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Netflix is nothing if not a goldmine of content, with basically something to watch for everyone, and today we are making a list of the best action movies on Netflix you can watch right now. The list we are making will not be ranked.

Extraction (2020)

This Netflix original action film was directed by the legendary stunt artist Sam Hargrave, and the screenplay was written by Joe Russo who also served as a producer alongside his brother Anthony Russo. Extraction stars Chris Hemsworth, Randeep Hooda, Golshifteh Farahani, and Rudhraksh Jaiswal in lead roles.

The official synopsis for Extraction is:

A hardened mercenary’s mission becomes a soul-searching race to survive when he’s sent into Bangladesh to rescue a drug lord’s kidnapped son.

The Night Comes For Us (2018)

This international Netflix film was directed by Timo Tjhajanto and it stars Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, and Julie Estelle in lead roles.

The official synopsis for The Night Comes For Us is:

After sparing a girl’s life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

This Edgar Wright masterpiece is still talked about in this day’s age for its amazing action scenes and masterful editing. The film stars Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Aubrey Plaza, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, and Ellen Wong.

The official synopsis for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is:

Dreamy delivery girl Ramona captures Scott Pilgrim’s heart, but he must vanquish all seven of her evil exes in martial arts battles to win her love.

Stardust (2007)

This Matthew Vaughn directed fantasy-action-adventure, film stars Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Sienna Miller.

The official synopsis for Stardust is:

To win his true love’s heart, wide-eyed Tristan Thorn journeys to a forbidden realm to retrieve a fallen star that has taken human form.

Triple Frontier (2019)

Triple Frontier is an action-heist film directed by J.C. Chandor and it stars Ben Affleck, Pedro Pascal, Charlie Hunnam, and Oscar Isaac in lead roles.

The official synopsis for Triple Frontier is:

Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

Beyond Skyline (2017)

Beyond Skyline is a sci-fi action film directed by Liam O’Donnell and it stars Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Iko Uwais, and Johnny Weston.

The official synopsis for Beyond Skyline is:

In the wake of an extraterrestrial invasion, a suspended L.A. cop teams up with survivors to stop the onslaught and rescue human captives.

Wheelman (2017)

Wheelman is an action thriller film written and directed by Jeremy Rush, and it mostly focuses on Frank Grillo‘s character throughout its runtime.

The official synopsis for Wheelman is:

The getaway driver in a botched robbery puts his skills and smarts to the test when he receives shocking orders from an unknown caller.

The Old Guard (2020)

The Old Guard is a fantasy action film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and it stars Charlize Theron, Kiki Lane, Harry Melling, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

The official synopsis for The Old Guard is:

Four undying warriors who’ve secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.


So, this concludes the list of best action movies on Netflix for you to watch right now, go ahead and enjoy on basically everybody’s favorite streaming service.

Written by Kabir

Hi, This is Kulwant Singh (Kabir), CO-Founder of Cinemablind

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