The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant

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All the best action movies on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix instant, so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room. The great action movies on this list are sure to entertain you for hours!

This Netflix streaming list has tons of good action films to watch, almost as many as the regular DVD service offers. Oscar winners like Braveheart and Black Hawk Down and a bunch of the best superhero movies ever like Superman and Captain America: Civil War are all available on Netflix streaming as are kung fu flicks like the Ip Man movies starring Donnie Yen. Featuring shooters, martial arts, and war epics, the list of the best action films streaming on Netflix has them all. 

What are the best Netflix Instant action movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming action selection? Are there new action films on Netflix Instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best action movies that Netflix streaming has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Netflix Instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find great action movies on Netflix Instant.

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    Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

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    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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    Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi

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    Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant


    Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan

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    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

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    Ip Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant

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    Ip Man 3 Donnie Yen, Mike Tyson, Danny Chan

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    Amber Heard, Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld

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    Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Collin Chou

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    Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon

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    Kathleen Robertson, Xzibit, Anson Mount

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    Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong

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    Jesse Moss, Sarah Lind, Amy Matysio

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    Mickey Rourke, Anthony Michael Hall, Danny Trejo

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    Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, Imogen Poots

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    Donnie Yen, Wong Jim, Yu Rongguang

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    Jackie Chan, Yoo Seungjun, Wang Leehom

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    Bruce Willis, 50 Cent, Rosario Dawson

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    Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Kevin Zegers

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    Chow Yun-Fat, Kenneth Tsang, Danny Lee

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    Dwayne Johnson, Emma Roberts, Liam Hemsworth

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    Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis

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    Jessica Alba, Brooklyn Decker, David Hasselhoff

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    Revelation Road: The Beginning... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant


    David A.R. White, Brian Bosworth, Ray Wise

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    Phoebe Tonkin, Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood

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    Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho

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    Moon Chae-won, Jeon Min-seo, Park Ki-woong

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    Ron Perlman, Danny Trejo, Charles S. Dutton

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    Journey to the West: Conquerin... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant


    Shu Qi, Show Luo, Huang Bo

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    Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz, Anamaria Marinca

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    Richard Gere, Stana Katic, Odette Annable

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    January Jones, Ed Harris, Jason Isaacs

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    Steven Seagal, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Michael Paré

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    Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson

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    Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames

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    Ioan Gruffudd, Andrew Hansen, Richard Roxburgh

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    Jauja is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant


    Viggo Mortensen, Ghita Nørby, Adrian Fondari

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    Dougray Scott, Kara Tointon, Lindsay Duncan

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    Maggie Smith, Carice van Houten, Timothy Spall

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    Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce

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    Wesley Snipes, Diamond Dallas Page, Tanit Phoenix

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