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10 Greatest Netflix Original Action Flicks You Should Watch ASAP

Netflix has produced some pretty cool Netflix Originals over the years. Many of them fall in the action category. Here is a list of the top ten Netflix Original action movies you can stream right now. If you are an action lover, these movies will definitely resonate with your inner demon.

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Triple Frontier

Triple Frontier stars acting heavyweights like Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Charlie Hunnam. A group of special force operatives undertake a mission deep into enemy territory in a sparsely populated South American country. Their aim is to loot the treasures of an Evil Warlord but they are not doing this under official orders. They are doing it for themselves. Things soon go out of control.

Message from the King

Chadwick Boseman aka Black Panther of the Marvel Cinematic Universe stars as Jacob King. Jacob has recently arrived at Los Angeles. He is there to bring justice for his sister who is currently missing. All the people responsible for her disappearance will feel the wrath of God as Jacob hunts them down one by one. The movie has some very good cinematography and music scores.

Point Blank

Point Blank is a remake of a French Film of the same name released back in 2010. The new Point Blank movie hit the screens a few years ago. It stars Frank Grillo as Abe Guevara – a career criminal on the run from a scorned gang leader. Anthony Mackie plays Paul Booker – an ER Nurse who is caught in the cross fire of a gang war. Abe and Paul now must work together as they fight their way through high level police corruption to expose a national level scandal. It may not be as good as the original French production but it does ring a few bells that might be enough for adrenaline junkies to give it a shot.


Extraction was recently stated to have become Netflix’s largest hit yet. It was Netflix’s most watched movie. It has a powerful star cast with MCU’s Thor aka Chris Hemsworth in lead role. Hemsworth plays a mercenary for hire. He is recruited to save the son of an Indian Crime Lord. Extraction takes us to the dusty streets of Bangladesh where crime and evil lurks at every corner. The movie has terrific action sequences and a very strong crew of supporting actors. Randeep Hooda, an actor of Indian descent who plays Saju Rav in the movie, is also someone worth noticing.


Directed by Jonas Akerlund, this movie stars Mads Mikkelsen as a retired international assassin who is living the quiet life in a snowy hinterland! The movie shows the events that force him to come out of retirement and punish the people who are responsible for making him put the magazine back into the gun again. The movie was adapted from a comic book arc of the same name. If you like over the top action and carnage of epic caliber, watch this guns blazing thriller to soothe your nerves.


Maria is a movie that comes straight from the other side of the Pacific Ocean. It is a Filipino movie filmed in the Finnish and Tagalog language. Maria has been claimed to be an undoubted show stopper for action lovers. Cristine Reyes plays Maria, a family woman who looks harmless and leaves an ordinary life with her husband. But unbeknownst to everyone, Maria has a dark past. She is one of the world’s foremost assassins. Dying to start life afresh without all the chaos, Maria faked her own death and betrayed her Mafia Employers. When the truth about Maria comes out, her past demons come back to haunt her as Maria arms herself for one last ride into the sunset.


Spectral falls into the category of science fiction as well as the action genre! Many call it the most underrated action movie produced by Netflix. We are pretty sure most of the people might not even have heard of this movie. Spectral tells the story of a scientist who is called in to help the United States Armed Forces fight super human ghost like apparitions in a foreign nation. Nobody knows where they came from but these apparitions are on a killing spree. Spectral has a very good blend of CGI mixed with the right amount of dialogue and an air-tight story arc that does not leave many plot holes. It is crisp and precise.

The Night Comes For Us

Netflix has developed a penchant for foreign language action thrillers. It is one of the first streaming service platforms to have diversified into that category after realizing the potential foreign cinema holds. The Night Comes For Us was supposed to be an experiment and it was a success. This Indonesian Thriller tells the story of Ito, who is a renowned Triad Enforcer. After having a change of heart while trying to kill a child, Ito goes against everything he ever believed in and fights his former allies in the Triad. The movie does spectacularly well when it comes to raw, blood and gore action.

The Old Guard

Charlize Theron sizzles in the lead role of this recently released fantasy action thriller. A group of mercenaries were granted the gift of immortality centuries ago. They can never die and can heal from literally any injury. Theron plays the leader of this group of immortal guns for hire who has to fight a mysterious foe that has found out the group’s secret and is hell-bent on gaining control over them for his own selfish bidding.

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6 Underground

Ryan Reynolds stars as a rich billionaire just named One. He recruits five people from all over the globe that have special skills in their respective areas. Each of them has their own special skills. The goal of the team is to make the world a better place by taking down the corrupt and the elite. There are explosions, car chases, and of course some pretty hilarious Ryan Reynolds scenes.

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