50 Best IMDb Rated Action Movies on Netflix Netherlands

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2003

Director(s):   Peter Jackson

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Actor(s):   Ali Astin, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen

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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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Gladiator


Gladiator 2000
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   67/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2000

Director(s):   Ridley Scott

Tapped for the throne after the death of the emperor, a Roman general instead finds himself condemned to die by the late ruler's power-hungry son.

Actor(s):   Connie Nielsen, David Schofield, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Joaquin Phoenix, John Shrapnel, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Russell Crowe, Tomas Arana

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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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Terminator 2: Judgment Day


Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1991

Director(s):   James Cameron

A reprogrammed Terminator arrives from the future to protect young John Connor from a relentless shape-shifting cyborg in this sequel to Terminator.

Actor(s):   Arnold Schwarzenegger, Castulo Guerra, Danny Cooksey, Earl Boen, Edward Furlong, Joe Morton, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, S. Epatha Merkerson

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Star Trek


Star Trek 2009
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2009

Director(s):   J.J. Abrams

This reboot of Gene Roddenberry's beloved sci-fi franchise follows the early days of Capt. Kirk and his trusted team on the starship USS Enterprise.

Actor(s):   Anton Yelchin, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Chris Pine, Eric Bana, John Cho, Karl Urban, Leonard Nimoy, Simon Pegg, Winona Ryder, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana

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Taken


Taken 2008
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   50/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Pierre Morel

When his daughter is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers while vacationing in Paris, a former spy must pull out all the stops to save her.

Actor(s):   David Warshofsky, Famke Janssen, Holly Valance, Jon Gries, Katie Cassidy, Leland Orser, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Olivier Rabourdin, Xander Berkeley

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V for Vendetta


V for Vendetta 2005
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   62/100

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2005

Director(s):   Andy Wachowski, David Lloyd, Lana Wachowski

A masked freedom fighter known as 'V' takes up arms against a totalitarian government and finds an unlikely ally in a young woman.

Actor(s):   Natalie Portman

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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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