50 Best IMDb Rated Action Movies on Netflix Canada

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Last updated: 2019-08-20

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 IMDb rated action movies on Netflix Canada right now. Hope you can sleep after all that excitement.

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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The Matrix


The Matrix 1999
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1999

Director(s):   Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

A computer hacker learns that what most people perceive as reality is actually a simulation created by machines and joins a rebellion to break free.

Actor(s):   Belinda McClory, Carrie-Anne Moss, Gloria Foster, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano, Julian Arahanga, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Marcus Chong, Matt Doran

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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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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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Avengers Assemble


Avengers Assemble 2012
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Joss Whedon, Zak Penn

An all-star lineup of superheroes including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America team up to save the world from certain doom.

Actor(s):   Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Baahubali 2: The Conclusion 2017
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Fantasy

Available From:   2017-08-07

Year:   2017

Director(s):   S.S. Rajamouli

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Actor(s):   Anushka Shetty, Nassar, Prabhas, Ramya Krishnan, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Subbaraju, Tamannaah Bhatia

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1


Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2003

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.

Actor(s):   Chia-Hui Liu, Chiaki Kuriyama, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Julie Dreyfus, Lucy Liu, Michael Madsen, Shinichi Chiba, Uma Thurman, Vivica A. Fox

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Ip Man


Ip Man 2008
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   59/100

Genre:   Action, Biography

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Wilson Yip

An occupying Japanese general challenges Chinese men to duels to prove the superiority of the Japanese, but Ip Man refuses to fight at first.

Actor(s):   Chen Zhi Hui, Donnie Yen, Gordon Lam, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ka Tung Lam, Lynn Hung, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Xing Yu, You-Nam Wong

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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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Kill Bill: Vol. 2


Kill Bill: Vol. 2 2004
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   83/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2004

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Actor(s):   Ambrosia Kelley, Chia-Hui Liu, Claire Smithies, Clark Middleton, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Helen Kim, James Parks, Michael Madsen, Michael Parks, Perla Haney-Jardine, Uma Thurman

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