50 Best Action Movies on Netflix Canada

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

Looking for a some adrenaline rush? Among all the films Netflix has to offer, their line-up of action movies is impressively robust. Featuring shoot-’em-ups, superhero epics, and nightmare dystopian thrillers, there’s something for every kind of action fan. Here are the 50 best action movies on Netflix Canada right now. Hope you can sleep after all that excitement.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout


Mission: Impossible - Fallout 2018
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Thriller

Available From:   2019-05-21

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Christopher McQuarrie

A mission gone wrong forces Ethan Hunt and his team to work with the CIA, and familiar faces, as they race to save the world from nuclear devastation.

Actor(s):   Alec Baldwin, Angela Bassett, Henry Cavill, Michelle Monaghan, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Simon Pegg, Tom Cruise, Vanessa Kirby, Ving Rhames

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Black Panther


Black Panther 2018
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Available From:   2018-09-04

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Ryan Coogler

T'Challa, the superpowered new leader of the hidden, highly advanced African nation of Wakanda, strives to protect his home from enemies old and new.

Actor(s):   Andy Serkis, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, David S. Lee, Florence Kasumba, Forest Whitaker, John Kani, Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Stan Lee, Sterling K. Brown, Winston Duke

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Avengers: Infinity War


Avengers: Infinity War 2018
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   68/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Available From:   2018-12-25

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Superheroes amass to stop intergalactic sociopath Thanos from acquiring a full set of Infinity Stones and wiping out half of all life in the universe.

Actor(s):   Anthony Mackie, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Benicio Del Toro, Bradley Cooper, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Danai Gurira, Dave Bautista, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Josh Brolin, Karen Gillan, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Paul Rudd, Pom Klementieff, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Holland, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana

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Baby Driver


Baby Driver 2017
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Action, Crime

Available From:   2018-10-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Edgar Wright

Smooth-faced getaway driver Baby is a music junkie in deep with a bad dude. He's got just one job left, but it's all about to go sideways.

Actor(s):   Ansel Elgort, Eiza Gonzalez, Flea, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey, Lanny Joon, Lily James, Sky Ferreira

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Hell or High Water


Hell or High Water 2016
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Western

Available From:   2016-11-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   David Mackenzie

In a desperate bid to save their family ranch, two brothers stage a series of clever bank robberies with a pair of Texas Rangers in hot pursuit.

Actor(s):   Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Dale Dickey, Gil Birmingham, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Rankin, Marin Ireland, William Sterchi

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The Dark Knight Rises


The Dark Knight Rises 2012
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

Billionaire Bruce Wayne must once again don the cape of his alter ego, Batman, when Gotham is threatened by new foes such as Catwoman and Bane.

Actor(s):   Anne Hathaway, Ben Mendelsohn, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Modine, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy

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Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi


Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi 2017
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2018-06-26

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Rian Johnson

As the remnants of the Resistance flee Kylo Ren and the First Order, Rey seeks out Luke Skywalker but he wants nothing more to do with the Force.

Actor(s):   Adam Driver, Adrian Edmondson, Amanda Lawrence, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Benicio Del Toro, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Domhnall Gleeson, Frank Oz, Gwendoline Christie, Jimmy Vee, John Boyega, Joonas Suotamo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Justin Theroux, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Lupita Nyong'o, Mark Hamill, Matthew Sharp, Noah Segan, Oscar Isaac, Paul Kasey, Tim Rose, Warwick Davis

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Sicario


Sicario 2015
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2016-04-22

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Denis Villeneuve

An FBI agent takes part in an undercover operation targeting a Mexican drug lord, but her ethics are challenged when the sting crosses the line.

Actor(s):   Benicio Del Toro, Bernardo Saracino, Daniel Kaluuya, Emily Blunt, Jeffrey Donovan, Jon Bernthal, Josh Brolin, Julio Cedillo, Raoul Trujillo, Victor Garber

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Ant-Man and the Wasp


Ant-Man and the Wasp 2018
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   70/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2019-01-29

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Peyton Reed

Problems big and small pop up when Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man, gets drafted by Dr. Hank Pym and Hope van Dyne, aka the Wasp, for an urgent rescue mission.

Actor(s):   Abby Ryder Fortson, Bobby Cannavale, David Dastmalchian, Evangeline Lilly, Hannah John-Kamen, Judy Greer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas, Michael Pena, Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Randall Park, T.I., Walton Goggins

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War for the Planet of the Apes


War for the Planet of the Apes 2017
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2019-07-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Matt Reeves

Years after a lethal virus has wiped out most of humanity, a society of intelligent apes fights for their survival against an army of vengeful soldiers.

Actor(s):   Andy Serkis, Gabriel Chavarria, Judy Greer, Karin Konoval, Michael Adamthwaite, Steve Zahn, Terry Notary, Toby Kebbell, Ty Olsson, Woody Harrelson

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