The 7 Best Action Movies To Watch

Action movies are one of the best ways to get your heart racing, whether you want to practice catching with vehicles, escape from robots, or perfect your martial arts moves.

Naturally, movie theatres are stocked with a wide variety of action flicks. Spy thrillers like Casino Royale and action flick like Die Hard and First Blood promise nonstop thrills and action.

Want to experience something that will change your perspective a little bit? Watch the 2010 movie Inception. The movie you’re thinking of seeing doesn’t have to choose between comedy and action. The Other Guys star Will Ferrell and Mark Walhberg, so of course, they’d pull it off.

There is an action film out there for everyone, whether they want explosions, muscle cars, mayhem, or treasure hunts. These are the top action films available online right now that you can stream.

Die Hard

Hey, buddy, glad to have you here. Regardless of whether or not you consider Die Hard to be a Christmas film, there’s no denying that it’s one of the greatest action movies of all time, released in 1988.

The first outing for Bruce Willis as John McClane features a working-class hero, an unattainable love interest (Bonnie Bedelia), a dangerously charismatic villain (Alan Rickman), earnest sidekicks Alan (Reginald VelJohnson), and Argyle (De’voreaux White), and some of the best catchphrases in the business.

Did I forget to mention that McClane does all this while wearing nothing but his underpants and bare feet?

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The action sequences in all of the Terminator films are excellent, but Judgment Day is a relentless thrill ride with high stakes and cutting-edge special effects that stunned viewers in 1991 and still impress viewers today.

James Cameron’s sci-fi flair and excellent performances from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and a young Edward Furlong will have you on the edge of your seat for the full 136 minutes.

Enter the Dragon

Both as an actor and as a martial artist, Bruce Lee gives a career-defining performance in Enter the Dragon.

Before his untimely death in 1973 at age 32, Lee had just finished this film. In addition to being one of the most financially successful films of all time, with a box office return of 400 times its budget, the martial arts epic Enter the Dragon is often considered the best of its genre.

If you have Amazon Prime Video, you should check out “Enter the Dragon.”

First Blood

John Rambo, a veteran of the Vietnam War, is relentlessly harassed, abused, and cruelly treated in his search for an old military companion. The first time the world saw Sylvester Stallone in his famous Green Beret was in the 1981 film First Blood.

Despite its tremendous success and four explosive sequels, the original film, First Blood, remains the best of the Rambo movies thanks to its action, survivalism, and compassion themes and Stallone’s nuanced portrayal.

Captain America: Civil War

While all Marvel films feature spectacular action sequences and memorable characters, Captain America: Civil War takes things to a new level with its focus on surveillance and the police state.

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The debut of popular characters like Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland)…and a suspenseful elevator fight between Chris Evans’ Captain America and the villain (Oscar Isaac) that became an instant meme.

Take a look at Captain America: Civil War on Disney+.

Black Panther

For a long time, the superhero genre lacked Black representation, but that changed with Black Panther. It would be impossible to overstate the impact Chadwick Boseman has on the film industry as T’Challa, and Michael B. Jordan’s portrayal of Killmonger is as nuanced and sympathetic a villain as one could hope to find.

The supporting cast, especially Angela Bassett and Sterling K. Brown, deliver equally heartfelt turns.

The movie’s action is thrilling to watch, and the attractive actors just make it better. All the pieces fit together perfectly, whether it’s Okoye (Danai Gurira) tossing her wig in a fight scene, Shuri (Letitia Wright) displaying her intelligence, or an MMA match.


Blade appeared before Black Panther. The film’s 1998 release marked both the first successful adaptation of a Marvel comic book and the first Marvel film to have a Black lead character.

As the vampire-killing daywalker, Wesley Snipes shows off his impressive martial arts skills, using a variety of techniques, including garlic, needles, and roundhouse kicks, to dispose of the bloodsuckers. Enjoy the fluid battle sequences and stay for the memorable dialogue and hot late ’90s style.

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