50 Best IMDb Rated Action Movies on Netflix Switzerland

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Last updated: 2019-08-17

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 Switzerland 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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Batman Begins


Batman Begins 2005
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   70/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2005

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

Following the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne trains with a shadowy organization and returns to Gotham City to fight crime under a new guise.

Actor(s):   Christian Bale, Cillian Murphy, Gary Oldman, Katie Holmes, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Rutger Hauer, Tom Wilkinson

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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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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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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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Deadpool


Deadpool 2016
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2016-10-02

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Tim Miller

When a failed experiment leaves a mercenary with supernatural healing powers, he creates a new identity to track down the man who wrecked his life.

Actor(s):   Brianna Hildebrand, Ed Skrein, Gina Carano, Jed Rees, Karan Soni, Leslie Uggams, Michael Benyaer, Morena Baccarin, Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller

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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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