The Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant Films

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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    most listed
    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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    Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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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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    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Eve

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    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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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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    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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    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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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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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

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    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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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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    Amber Heard, Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld

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    Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

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    Jason Statham, Danny Webb, Benedict Wong

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