50 Best Action Movies on Netflix UAE

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Last updated: 2019-08-25

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

Mad Max: Fury Road


Mad Max: Fury Road 2015
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2016-04-05

Year:   2015

Director(s):   George Miller

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Max helps a rebellious woman and a band of female prisoners flee from tyranny, fend off threats and seek their homeland.

Actor(s):   Abbey Lee, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy, Zoe Kravitz

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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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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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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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RUSH


RUSH 2013
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Action, Biography, Sport

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Ron Howard

This dramatic portrayal of the intense 1970s rivalry between race drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt captures the contrasts between the two champions.

Actor(s):   Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde

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The Dark Knight


The Dark Knight 2008
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   84/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

As Batman, Lt. Gordon and the district attorney continue to dismantle Gotham's criminal underground, a new villain threatens to undo their good work.

Actor(s):   Aaron Eckhart, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Morgan Freeman

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Edge of Tomorrow


Edge of Tomorrow 2014
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-20

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Doug Liman

As Earth fights an alien invasion, Lt. Col. Bill Cage is killed in action, and a time loop forces him to continually relive his last day.

Actor(s):   Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Emily Blunt, Tom Cruise

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Francis Lawrence

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

Actor(s):   Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Jack Quaid, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Lenny Kravitz, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Claflin, Stanley Tucci, Taylor St. Clair, Woody Harrelson

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