Netflix The Best Netflix Original Action Movies  

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Here are the best Netflix original action movies currently streaming right now. Featuring action comedies, martial arts films, and sci-fi thrillers, this list of Netflix action originals is updated with new and popular movies. What is the best Netflix original action movie?

The latest and newest Netflix original action movies feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Will Smith, Alexander Skarsgard, Donnie Yen, and Adam Sandler. Must-watch Netflix original action movies include Bright, Mute, Psychokinesis, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: Sword of Destiny.  

Vote up the best original action films on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Beasts of No Nation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese Beasts of No Nation is a 2015 American war drama film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Recruited by a malicious Commandant (Idris Elba), a child soldier (Abraham Attah) is trained to fight in the ...more

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What Happened to Monday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Close What Happened to Monday is a 2017 dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Tommy Wirkola. In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical ...more

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Bright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an alternate present where humans and fantasy creatures have co-existed since the beginning of time, human ...more

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The Night Comes for Us is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle The Night Comes for Us is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. A former triad enforcer (Joe Taslim) must protect a young girl while trying to escape his former gang, setting ...more

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, Harry Shum Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is a 2016 American-Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, based on the novel Iron Knight, Silver Vase by Wang Dulu. A story of lost ...more

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Psychokinesis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Psychokinesis Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung, Park Jung-min Psychokinesis is a 2018 South Korean superhero film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man (Ryu Seung-ryong) inadvertently acquires superpowers and uses them to help his daughter and others, but runs ...more

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Spectral is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi thriller centers on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.

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The Do-Over is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton The Do-Over is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Steven Brill. Charlie (David Spade) and Max (Adam Sandler), decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only ...more

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Wheelman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham Wheelman is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jeremy Rush. A getaway driver (Frank Grillo) for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who

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Mute is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more

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The True Memoirs of an Interna... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Kevin James, Zulay Henao, Andy García True Memoirs of an International Assassin is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Jeff Wadlow. After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to ...more

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The Siege of Jadotville is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Mikael Persbrandt The Siege of Jadotville is a 2016 historical drama war film directed by Richie Smyth, based on Declan Power's book. Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) leads a stand off with troops ...more

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Game Over, Man! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson Game Over, Man! is a 2018 Netflix action comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. Three friends (Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson) are on the verge of getting their video game ...more

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The Titan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
The Titan Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more

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Steel Rain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Steel Rain Jung Woo-sung, Kwak Do-won, Kim Kap-soo Steel Rain is a 2017 South Korean action thriller film directed by Yang Woo-suk, based on his 2011 webtoon. A former agent from the North Korean intelligence (Jung Woo-sung) and a senior member ...more

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ARQ is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson ARQ is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Tony Elliott. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, an engineer (Robbie Amell) attempts to save his former lover (Rachael ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Action Movies
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more