50 Best IMDb Rated Action Movies on Netflix UK

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Last updated: 2019-05-25

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 IMDb rated action movies on Netflix UK 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

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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Inception


Inception 2010

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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Gladiator


Gladiator 2000

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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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Baahubali 2: The Conclusion 2017

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

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

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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Kill Bill: Vol. 2


Kill Bill: Vol. 2 2004

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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X-Men: Days of Future Past


X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Bryan Singer

This superhero sequel tracks Wolverine's journey back in time in an effort to alter history and prevent the annihilation of both humans and mutants.

Actor(s):   Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Peter Dinklage, Shawn Ashmore

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The Revenant


The Revenant 2015

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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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016

Genre:   Action, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2017-07-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Gareth Edwards

A former thief leads an eccentric band, including a blind monk and an enemy robot, on a mission to steal plans for a powerful imperial space station.

Actor(s):   Aidan Cook, Alan Tudyk, Alistair Petrie, Andi Gutierrez, Andy de la Tour, Angus MacInnes, Angus Wright, Anthony Carboni, Anthony Daniels, Ariyon Bakare, Babou Ceesay, Ben Daniels, Ben Mendelsohn, Bronson Webb, Daniel Mays, Daniel Naprous, David W. Collins, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Drewe Henley, Duncan Pow, Eric MacLennan, Fares Fares, Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, Genevieve O'Reilly, Geoff Bell, Geraldine James, Guy Henry, Ian McElhinney, Jack Roth, James Earl Jones, Jiang Wen, Jimmy Smits, Jonathan Aris, Jordan Stephens, Mads Mikkelsen, Matt Rippy, Michael Gould, Michael Nardone, Michael Shaeffer, Michael Smiley, Nick Hobbs, Nick Kellington, Paul Kasey, Peter Townley, Richard Cunningham, Richard Franklin, Richard Glover, Riz Ahmed, Robin Pearce, Rufus Wright, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Simon Farnaby, Spencer Wilding, Stephen Stanton, Tony Pitts, Valene Kane, Warwick Davis, Weston Gavin

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