Looking for new Netflix action movies and shows to stream? Don’t worry, the streamer isn’t skimping on titles for this thrilling genre. However, we will warn you, it’s a month top loaded on New Year’s Day with acquisitions before four Netflix originals make their way to the streamer.
On Jan. 1, you’ll be able to stream King Kong, Resident Evil: Afterlife, and two Transformers movies for a mix of sci-fi fantasy. Also, three movies from two of Hollywood’s biggest stars are coming to the platform. If you’re a Tom Cruise fan, you’ll want to add Minority Report and Top Gun to your watch list (Top Gun: Maverick is available on Paramount+).
As for Denzel Washington fans, The Taking of Pelham 123–which also stars John Travolta–also starts streaming on the first of the month. For a list of Washington’s films and where to stream them, click here.
As for Netflix original action titles, the most exciting is Jung_E. The South Korean sci-fi is set in a post-apocalyptic imagining of the world’s near future. In the film, a researcher is leading the charge in an effort to clone the brain of a heroic soldier. The hope is that she’ll be able to end the civil war, said hero is the researcher’s mother.
Here’s the full list of action movies and shows coming in January!
Netflix action movies and shows to stream in January 2023
Sunday, Jan. 1
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Resident Evil: Afterlife
The Taking of Pelham 123
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Thursday, Jan. 12
Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight season 2
Friday, Jan. 20
Thursday, Jan. 26
Record of Ragnarok season 2, episodes 1-10
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