50 Best Action Movies on Netflix Streaming in July

39. Plastic (2014)

Plastic (2014)

Watch on Netflix (101 min)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime NFB Rating: 5.559 IMDB Rating: 6.00 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3.40Actors: Ed Speleers, Will Poulter, Alfie Allen, Sebastian De Souza Director: Julian Gilbey

Plot: Plastic is based on a true story where a gang of friends managed to infiltrate one of the biggest credit card companies in the World and pull off one of the biggest and most audacious Diamond Heists ever committed in British History. Plastic is Catch Me If You Can meets The Italian Job.

38. The French Connection II (1975)

The French Connection II (1975)

Watch on Netflix (119 min)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama NFB Rating: 5.617 IMDB Rating: 6.80 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.60Actors: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard Director: John Frankenheimer

Plot: New York narcotics detective Popeye Doyle follows the trail of the French connection smuggling ring to France where he teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader.

37. Vampire Academy (2014)

Vampire Academy (2014)

Watch on Netflix (104 min)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy NFB Rating: 5.633 IMDB Rating: 5.60 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3.30Actors: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne Director: Mark Waters

Plot: Rose Hathaway is a dhampir, half-vampire and half-human, who is training to be a guardian at St Vladimir's Academy along with many others like her. There are good and bad vampires in their world: Moroi, who co-exist peacefully among the humans and only take blood from donors, and also possess the ability to control one of the four elements - water, earth, fire or air; and Strigoi, blood-sucking, evil vampires who drink to kill. Rose and other dhampir guardians are trained to protect Moroi and kill Strigoi throughout their education. Along with her best friend, Princess Vasilisa Dragomir, a Moroi and the last of her line, with whom she has a nigh unbreakable bond, Rose must run away from St Vladimir's, in order to protect Lissa from those who wish to harm the princess and use her for their own means.

36. Four Brothers (2005)

Four Brothers (2005)

Watch on Netflix (108 min)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama NFB Rating: 5.641 IMDB Rating: 6.90 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund Director: John Singleton

Plot: Four adopted brothers come to avenge their mother's death in what appears to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boys' investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local hoodlum. Two cops who are trying to solve the case may also not be what they seem.

35. Deep Impact (1998)

Deep Impact (1998)

Watch on Netflix (121 min)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi NFB Rating: 5.651 IMDB Rating: 6.10 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.80Actors: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave Director: Mimi Leder

Plot: Journalist Jenny Lerner is assigned to look into the background of Secretary Alan Rittenhouse who abruptly resigned from government citing his wife's ill health. She learns from his secretary that Rittenhouse was having an affair with someone named Ellie but when she confronts him, his strange reaction leads her to reconsider her story. In fact, a comet, discovered the previous year by high school student Leo Biederman and astronomer Dr. Marcus Wolf, is on a collision course with the Earth, an Extinction Level Event. A joint US-Russian team is sent to destroy the comet but should it fail, special measures are to be put in place to secure the future of mankind. As the space mission progresses, many individuals deal with their fears and ponder their future.

34. Hostage (2005)

Hostage (2005)

Watch on Netflix (113 min)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama NFB Rating: 5.698 IMDB Rating: 6.60 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.00Actors: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Jimmy Bennett, Michelle Horn Director: Florent-Emilio Siri

Plot: Jeff Talley, a former LAPD hostage negotiator, has moved himself away from his failed career outside of Los Angeles, and away from his wife and daughter. When three perpetrators move in on an unsuspecting family. But the family's father has a secret which might compromise his kin, and one of the criminals is about to jump over the edge. Jeff Talley has to get everybody to survive the night......if he can.

33. Eraser (1996)

Eraser (1996)

Watch on Netflix (114 min)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery NFB Rating: 5.710 IMDB Rating: 6.10 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.90Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa Williams, James Coburn Director: Chuck Russell

Plot: A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.

32. King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

Watch on Netflix (125 min)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama NFB Rating: 5.713 IMDB Rating: 6.30 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.00Actors: Clive Owen, Ioan Gruffudd, Mads Mikkelsen, Joel Edgerton Director: Antoine Fuqua

Plot: A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

31. Small Soldiers (1998)

Small Soldiers (1998)

Watch on Netflix (109 min)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy NFB Rating: 5.717 IMDB Rating: 6.10 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.20Actors: David Cross, Jay Mohr, Alexandra Wilson, Denis Leary Director: Joe Dante

Plot: 15-year-old Alan Abernathy, the son of a toy store owner, tries out some new action figures: The Commando Elite vs. The Gorgonites. But three months ago, a toy company believes it is onto something when it employs the latest government military technology in a series of action figures, enabling them to talk. They underestimate the power of the special micro chips they've employed, however, as the two opposing sides of the toy line start thinking for themselves and engaging in real combat! The Commando Elite vow to wipe out the Gorgonites in a suburban neighborhood. Alan, his neighbor Christy Fimple, (on whom he has a massive crush) with the help of the kind Gorgonites, must protect his home and family from the Commandos.

30. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

Watch on Netflix (102 min)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy NFB Rating: 5.718 IMDB Rating: 6.90 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.40Actors: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp Director: Chris Columbus

Plot: Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, the evening soon explodes into an endless whirl of hair-raising adventures! Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city, never imagining how terrifyingly funny their expedition will become!


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