50 Best IMDb Rated Action Movies on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

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

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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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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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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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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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   87/100

Genre:   Action, Animation, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2019-06-28

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

After being bitten by a radioactive spider, Brooklyn teen Miles Morales gets a crash course in web-slinging from his alternate-dimension counterparts.

Actor(s):   Brian Tyree Henry, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, John Mulaney, Kathryn Hahn, Kimiko Glenn, Lauren Velez, Liev Schreiber, Lily Tomlin, Mahershala Ali, Nicolas Cage, Shameik Moore

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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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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


Crouching Tiger
IMDb:   7.9/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Action, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2000

Director(s):   Ang Lee

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Actor(s):   Chen Chang, De Ming Wang, Fa Zeng Li, Michelle Yeoh, Pei-Pei Cheng, Sihung Lung, Xian Gao, Yan Hai, Yun-Fat Chow, Ziyi Zhang

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The Fighter


The Fighter 2010
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Action, Biography, Sport

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2010

Director(s):   David O. Russell

After a string of defeats, a boxer rediscovers his fighting will with help from his trainer and half-brother, a once-talented pugilist.

Actor(s):   Amy Adams, Bianca Hunter, Christian Bale, Dendrie Taylor, Erica McDermott, Jack McGee, Jill Quigg, Kate B. O'Brien, Mark Wahlberg, Melissa Leo, Melissa McMeekin

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Baahubali: The Beginning


Baahubali: The Beginning 2015
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Fantasy

Available From:   2017-08-07

Year:   2015

Director(s):   S.S. Rajamouli

Villagers in the kingdom of Mahismati rescue a baby who is destined to embark on a heroic quest in this Hindi version of S.S. Rajamouli's epic.

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

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Waar


Waar 2013
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2017-07-01

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Bilal Lashari

When Pakistani authorities learn of a looming terrorist strike, they ask a retired intelligence officer to counter the attack before it's too late.

Actor(s):   Ali Azmat, Ayesha Khan, Hamza Abbasi, Kamran Lashari, Meesha Shafi, Shaan Shahid, Shamoon Abbasi

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