9 best action movies to stream on Netflix

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Here are 9 of our favorite action movies to stream on Netflix right now!

Blockbuster action movies and summer go hand-in-hand, and we’ve put together a list of the 9 best action movies to stream on Netflix right now as we wait for more delayed films to hit theaters. But let’s be honest, watching movies on Netflix at home will always be superior — you get to choose when you hit play, you always have the best seat in the house, and there are unlimited snacks.

Whether you like action movies with a sci-fi twist, with a mystery element, or with more explosions and stunts than you can count, Netflix has something for every action movie lover. From the newest releases to films that have been loved for decades, here are 9 of the best action movies to stream on Netflix.

Best action movies on Netflix

1) 6 Underground

Directed by Michael Bay, 6 Underground is an action-comedy thriller following a group of talented vigilantes who remain anonymous to one another as they work to defeat “untouchable” terrorists and criminals. The opening sequence alone, as the team races through the streets of Florence, showcases enough action and practical stunts to leave audiences feeling satisfied.

The movie had one of the best releases on Netflix, but opened to mixed reviews – that being said, if you’re a fan of Michael Bay and Ryan Reynolds, you should definitely add this film to your watch list. Along with Reynolds, the film stars Melanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy, and Dave Franco as the anonymous team.

2) Army of the Dead

The latest original action movie to hit Netflix is the zombie-heist film from Zack Snyder, Army of the Dead. Taking place in a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas that’s been overrun by zombies, a group of mercenaries bands together to try and pull off what has to be the most insane heist of all time.

If you’re not a fan of zombies, consider sitting this one out, but the ensemble’s chemistry, comedy, and action-packed heist story will keep you on the edge of your seat. Netflix recently announced that over 72 million users watched Army of the Dead in its first few weeks on the site, and there’s a reason fans moved it to the top of their watch lists when it debuted.