There are some amazing picks available—some of them genuine classics.
If you subscribe to Netflix, and you use it with any frequency, then you know that a large chunk of it is so-so, a large(r) chunk of it is bargain-bin crap, and about three percent of it is worth your time. And sometimes, it’s hard to find the real movie gems on there, because they have this annoying tendency not to carry much that isn’t either (a) super-recent or (b) super-terrible.
Nevertheless, we’ve done the work and discovered that there are some amazing action movies on Netflix at the moment, some of them genuine classics. Think of this list as your lifeline, especially if you can’t take one more stand-up special or you’re in the mood for something overtly violent. Here are the 20 best action movies on Netflix right now.