Best Action Movies on Netflix that You Can’t Afford to Miss

Who wants to come home to search for action movies to escape into the reel world after a hectic day, no one, so I got you covered. Here are some of the best action movies on Netflix till 2021 with shooting bullets to dogging the villain’s master plan to take over the city and robots fighting each other and dreaming on a plane. Sounds insane right? Lte’s explore more.

Best Action Movies on Netflix

Dark Knight Rises 

IMDb rating 8.4 

Rotten Tomatoes 87 % 

Cast: Christian Bale, Anna Hathaway, Tom hardy 

Director: Christopher Nolan 

No action movie list is complete without the mention of Batman.

After 8 years of the tragic death of Harvey Dent and no signs of Batman, the city of Gotham is dead silent. The movie focuses on the theme of perception. The unimproved condition of Bruce Wayne due to not being able to overcome Racheal Dawes’s death has created a fuss in his life. 

Will Batman be back to save the city again? 

A new turnaround in the story takes place on the appointment of John Blake as the new commissioner of Gordon. Bane, an ex-member of the league of shadows is back after being unfound for several years. The city of Gotham is in trouble again. The ending displays a tragic twist focusing on the sacrifice to save the people from the problems arising in their lives due to unwanted hateful elements of society. The whole plot is based on suspense with an unexpected ending leaving people in sorrow. This movie is a must-watch.

And for all the Batman fans, be ready for some suspense and a lot of fun. One might spot some special unexpected company along with batman in the movie which makes it more interesting 

Dark knight 

IMDb rating 9.0

Rotten Tomatoes 94%

Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Directed By: Christopher Nolan 

The movie won 2 Oscars and got nominated 163 times and won 153 times, Heath ledger was given the Oscar for his acting as a joker in the movie it is considered one of the best movies but he was not available to collect the award due to his untimely death caused by a high dose of drugs. 

The movie revolves around a psycho criminal Aka joker who is on the hunt for batman. Meanwhile, Batman teams up with Lt. Gordon and Harvey Dent to eliminate the mob money and the whole mob to make Gotham City crime-free, but due to some circumstances, Joker convinces Harvey Dent to join him after Joker killed Harvey’s Girlfriend, and now they all are against the batman.

Joker uses Harvey Dent against Batman to fulfill his desired goals.

Will Batman gain Harvey as his friend again or will Joker destroy Batman FOREVER? The movie ends with the joker being in questionable circumstances. 


IMDb rating 8.8

Rotten tomatoes 87% 

Cast: Leonardo Dicaprio, Elliot Page, Joseph Gordan- Levitt

Director: Christopher Nolan 

One fine day, a man appears on the shores of the Wealthy Japanese men, brought up only by men, reveals and convinces the people that their plan of dream-sharing has rendered thoughts. The characters live more in their dreams as compared to the real world. Cobb, who stole something important from the station’s life, explains the Dream sharing technology which he calls “totem” as the movie goes along by them knowing about the presence of layered dreams.

The movie establishes different horizons of action using dreams which seem like reality but are not! It displays how dreams can play a crucial role in our lives.

Spiderman: Into the spider-verse

IMDb rating 8.4 

Rotten tomatoes 97%

Cast: Jake Johnson, Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld 

Director: Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Bob Persichetti 

The story revolves around the character Miles Morales who becomes the spiderman of this world after being bitten by the radioactive spider. Peter Parker aka spiderman of this world dies from fighting the villain kingpin who lost his family in an accident and in the urger of bringing them back he makes a machine that connects all the multiverses and all the spiderman from the world comes into this universe, Peter Parker from the future is out of shape and he lost Gwen and he is divorced from her and coming back to past he realized all his mistakes and they all help Miles from the kingpin’s destruction and Miles helps all the spiderman to back to there universe. 

Inglourious Basterds 

IMDb rating 8.3 

Rotten tomatoes 89%

Cast: Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Diana Kruger 

Director: Quentin Tarantino 

One can never miss Quentin Tarantino when it comes to some action in your life. Best known for his amazing work in the best action movies, Tarantino brings to you Inglourious basterds. Begins the movie in the early 1941 Germany Occupied France where a Jewish refugee Shosanna Dreyfus witnessed Cl. Hans slaughtered her family. After some time Shosanna changed her identity and started a movie theater in Paris. Then, Frederick Zoller, a famous German sniper shows interest in Shosanna who has a high body count. When the German hiccups were attending the movie theater Shosanna decides to light up the theater with the German’s trapped inside. When Zoller comes back to Shosanna she refuses and says she is not interested and then two shoots each other to death and then Shosanna’s man Locks up Nazis in the theater.

The Departed 

IMDb rating 8.5

Rotten Tomatoes 90%

Cast: Leonardo Di Capri, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon 

Director: Martin Scorsese 

Another one we have on our list of best action movies on Netflix is “The Departed”. The movie starts with the Irish gangster Frank Costello who believes in the ideology of taking whatever you want and killing anyone who gets in your way, after some time Frank meets a Boy named Colin Sullivan. Takes under his wing and teaches him his ideology and he becomes a cop and becomes a spy for Frank. On the other hand, a young Billy Costigan wants to become a cop but due to his family history of criminals, the captain doesn’t believe him and doesn’t make him a cop. Later in the movie Billy tapes Collisions to make them Guilty of being a spy for Frank and blackmails him into meeting him and then shots fired and resulting in the killing of Billy. The movie ends with the most unexpected turn where Collins was shot in the head by Sergeant Dignam, the only person who knows that Billy is an undercover cop 

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Terminator 2: the judgment day

IMDb rating 8.5

Rotten tomatoes 93 %

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Director: James Cameron 


IMDb rating 8.5

Rotten tomatoes 93 % 

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong

Director: James Cameron 

The movie begins with the mention of the year 1995, LA, 2 years before judgment day, which means the extinction of humankind and rise of the Artificial intelligence robots. 

The film revolves around the character John Corner who lives with his foster parents and his mother Sarah Connor who is in the Mental facility because of her urge to blow up a robotics factory to stop the judgment day or at least postpone the Judgement day. John and the friendly terminator fought up with the T-1000 and fled Sarah out of the Mental faculty. Meanwhile, they meet up with the inventor Miles Dyson, the inventor of the machines that caused the judgment day and they convince him into destroying the technology he made.

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