The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant

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List Criteria: Only movies currently available to stream on Netflix Instant

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 nominees like Terminator 2: Judgment Day and a host of the best superhero movies ever like Thor and Captain America are all available on Netflix streaming as are new hits like Battle Royale, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and the Transformers movies can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

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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    Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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    John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

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    Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve

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    Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs

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    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi

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    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Pumwaree Yodkamol

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    Beat Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten

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    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

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    Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

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    Tupac Shakur, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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    James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth

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    Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Jon Voight

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    Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou

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    Amber Heard, Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld

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    Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Collin Chou

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    Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    Tim Curry, Laura Linney, Jimmy Buffett

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    Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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