50 Best Action Movies on Netflix Japan

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

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 Japan right now. Hope you can sleep after all that excitement.

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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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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The Revenant


The Revenant 2015
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Action, Drama, Western

Available From:   2016-09-03

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Alejandro G. Inarritu, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

In the 1820s, a fur trapper struggles for survival to exact retribution against a ruthless mercenary who left him to die along the Missouri River.

Actor(s):   Arthur Redcloud, Christopher Rosamond, Domhnall Gleeson, Duane Howard, Fabrice Adde, Forrest Goodluck, Joshua Burge, Kristoffer Joner, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lukas Haas, Melaw Nakehk'o, Paul Anderson, Robert Moloney, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter

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Ready Player One


Ready Player One 2018
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   64/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2019-01-23

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Steven Spielberg

In a world on the brink of collapse, a talented gamer takes the lead in a series of challenges to win ownership of a massive virtual reality universe.

Actor(s):   Ben Mendelsohn, Hannah John-Kamen, Lena Waithe, Mark Rylance, Olivia Cooke, Philip Zhao, Simon Pegg, T.J. Miller, Tye Sheridan, Win Morisaki

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Okja


Okja 2017
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2017-06-28

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Joon-ho Bong

A gentle giant and the girl who raised her are caught in the crossfire between animal activism, corporate greed and scientific ethics.

Actor(s):   An Seo Hyun, Byun Heebong, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lily Collins, Paul Dano, Shirley Henderson, Steven Yeun, Tilda Swinton, Woo Shik Choi, Yoon Je Moon

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Inception


Inception 2010
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2010

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

In this mind-bending sci-fi thriller, a man runs an espionage business built around entering the subconscious of his targets to mold their thoughts.

Actor(s):   Cillian Murphy, Dileep Rao, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lukas Haas, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine, Pete Postlethwaite, Tom Berenger, Tom Hardy

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John Wick: Chapter Two


John Wick: Chapter Two 2017
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2018-02-16

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Chad Stahelski

Forced to honor a debt from his past life, John Wick assassinates a target he has no wish to kill, then faces betrayal at the hands of his sponsor.

Actor(s):   Bridget Moynahan, Claudia Gerini, Common, Franco Nero, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Keanu Reeves, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Peter Stormare, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, Thomas Sadoski, Tobias Segal

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Spider-Man: Homecoming


Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2018-10-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Jon Watts

Peter Parker returns to routine life as a high schooler until the Vulture's arrival gives him the chance to prove himself as a web-slinging superhero.

Actor(s):   Abraham Attah, Angourie Rice, Bokeem Woodbine, Donald Glover, Garcelle Beauvais, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hannibal Buress, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Kenneth Choi, Laura Harrier, Logan Marshall-Green, Marisa Tomei, Martin Starr, Michael Chernus, Michael Keaton, Michael Mando, Robert Downey Jr., Selenis Leyva, Tom Holland, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Zendaya

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