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      Top 10 Action Movies to Watch on Netflix in 2023


      Top 10 Action Movies to Watch on Netflix in 2023

      Updated on 3 July 2023

      Want to feel energized and looking for some great action movies on Netflix? There is no better time of year than the summer to watch perfectly choreographed fight scenes that let you feel every punch and kick on the screen. With the advancements in technology now you can watch some heart-pumping flicks on various online portals. For those with Netflix, you’ll be surprised to see one of the biggest virtual libraries of action-packed movies.

      The Best Action Movies on Netflix in 2023

      If you are a movie buff and do not want to leave the couch on the weekends then here is the list of the top 10 Netflix movies.

      1. The Old Guard (2022)

      Directed By- Gina Prince-Bythewood

      This movie revolves around Andy (Charlize Theron) and a group of immortal mercenaries. However, their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed when a team is recruited to take on an emergency mission. Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne) join the ranks as new soldiers and help the group eliminate the threat of those people who seek, replicate and monetize their powers.

      2. The School for Good and Evil (2022)

      Directed By- Paul Feig

      This movie is based on the 2013 novel of the same name written by Soman Chainani. This movie is about 2 best friends named- Sophie and Agatha. They both are kidnapped by a flying creature and their fortunes get reversed when they are taken to the School for Good and Evil. The movie focuses on the girls and their ways of returning home while their friendship is also put to test. Undoubtedly, it is one of the best action movies on Netflix.

      3. Athena (2022)

      Directed By- Romain Gavras

      This movie is set in a French Banlieue and the story revolves around the mysterious death of one of the youngest siblings. The boy is killed by the police and the video of the murder went viral. One of the boy’s brothers Abdel (Dali Benssalah) is a military soldier and on the other hand, and his other brother Karim (Sami Slimane) has different means to get revenge for his youngest sibling’s death in unexplained circumstances. This is an action-filled drama which will let you stay glued to the couch.

      4. Army of the Dead (2021)

      Directed By- Zack Snyder

      This story is about a group of mercenaries who take the gamble to a next level even after knowing that there is a Zombie outbreak in Las Vegas. Bly Tanaka is a billionaire casino magnate and he realizes that he has left 200 million dollars in Sin City. He is willing to pay 50 million dollars to a former mercenary named Scott Ward however it is not that easy to do it.

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      5. Bullet Train (2022)

      Directed By- David Leitch

      If you are a Brad Pitt fan then this is one of the best action-comedy movies on Netflix. Brad Pitt is playing a character of an unlucky assassin Ladybug who does his job peacefully because before that too many gigs have gone off the rails. Fate has many other plans for him. This movie is also based on a thriller novel named Maria Beetle (2010) which was written by a Japanese mystery writer- Kotaro Isaka.

      6. Gladiator (2000)

      Directed By- Ridley Scott

      Maximus is loved by the people and an emperor Marcus. As Marcus is ageing, he wants Maximus to take over the reign of his son because Maximus is a powerful Roman General. To win over this struggle Maximus loses his family and seeks revenge to win the throne. This movie is filled with tragic deaths and bloody bouts. This movie is undoubtedly one of the best movies on Netflix because it has History, Action, Drama and Adventure.

      7. Casino Royale (2006)

      Directed By- Martin Campbell

      This movie revolves around Daniel Craig who plays a character of a secret agent. After receiving a license to kill and earning a 00 status James Bond (Daniel Craig) sets out on his first mission as 007. He heads towards Madagascar to uncover a link to Mads Mikkelsen (Le Chiffre) who finances terrorists' organizations in the game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro.

      8. Mad Max Fury Road (2015)

      Directed By- George Miller

      It is one of the superb action movies on Netflix because it has a post-apocalyptic story set. The civilization has collapsed and Australia is now a desert wasteland. Tom Hardy (Max) plays a character of a former MFP officer who gets captured by the war boys. Max, a man of few words and a man of action loses his wife and the child.

      9. Taken (2008)

      Directed By- Pierre Morel

      This story revolves around a father and a daughter. Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is a former government operative who tries to reconnect with his daughter Kim (Maggie Grace). Kim lives with her wealthy stepfather Stuart and her mother Lenore. Kim convinces her father to allow her to travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. Then the Albanian gang of human traffickers kidnap the girls and the father starts searching for them.

      10. Triple Frontier (2019)

      Directed By- J.C. Chandor

      This Netflix action-packed adventure movie has Pedro Pascal, Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Garret Hedlund, and Charlie Hunnam and they all come together as a group of special forces who plan an elaborate heist in South America. However, when things get out of hand, their survival skills are put to the ultimate test.

      You may also like: 10 Best Crime Series on Netflix

      Over the years these top 10 Netflix movies are making a great impact. So, just grab some hot snacks and a bowl full of popcorns and enjoy watching them alone or with your spouse.

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      Roohi Kalra

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