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Bang, boom, bang! These are the 12 best action movies on Netflix

Exploding sports cars, bags full of stolen weapons, high-speed chases and a cool slogan at the right moment - that's the stuff a really good action film is made of. Sometimes you just don't feel like going on in-depth art house cinema or complicated thrillers with far too many storylines. A fast but well-made action film is a bit like a frozen pizza: you know it's not a culinary masterpiece, but every now and then it just tastes damn good.

The 12 best action movies on Netflix

The following list of the best action films, all available for streaming on Netflix, should get you through the movie nights to come.

1. The Girl in the Spider's Web (Conspiracy)

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The hacker Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy) proves that as an action hero you don't necessarily have to be muscled The Girl in the Spider's Web, the sequel to the Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson. Instead of bitter fistfights - well, every now and then there are those too - she incapacitates her opponents through tactics and with the help of technology. However, a sniper is responsible for the highlight scene at the end.

2. John Wick

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Vengeance is probably the most dangerous human desire. At least when it comes to the former hit man John Wick goes. He lost his wife to illness. And the only thing he has left of her is the puppy Daisy. But when he is killed in a burglary, Wick, aka Keanu Reeves, vows to take revenge. This is followed by an hour of bullet rain and action par excellence.

3. Old Guard

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Andy, played by the damn cool Charlize Theron, is in the action movie Old Guard the leader of an ancient guild of immortal warriors. They have rare self-healing powers and some of them have already been around for thousands of years. With Nile (Kiki Layne) a new member joins. But a pharmaceutical company is chasing the group to replicate their skills and make billions from it. A perfect mix of modern and historical action film.

4. Tyler Rake: Extraction

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Two Indian drug lords have fierce competition. Eventually the son of one is kidnapped by the other. The starting position in Tyler Rake: Extractionpromises everything you could want from an action film. The only one who can free the boy now is Tyler Rake, played by Thor - sorry - Chris Hemsworth. That these Extraction but of course not going smoothly, it is clear. That thousands of cartridges are also fired. Particularly ingenious: the big showdown on the bridge.

5. Maze Runner - The chosen ones in the maze

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Thomas (Dylan O'Brian) wakes up in an elevator. He has no memories of his previous life. He finds himself in a clearing where a group of boys already live who, like him, arrived with this elevator. Nobody knows why they are there - but there is a huge maze around the clearing. Thomas does not leave the uncertainty alone; he's working his way to the head of the group planning an outbreak. But one wrong step in the maze can be fatal. Maze Runner - the chosen ones in the maze is the beginning of the novel trilogy by James Dashner.

6. Triple Frontier

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The tri-border region of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay is occupied by drug lords, and organized crime is the order of the day. Five men (including Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam and Pedro Pascal), all comrades in the war, decide to go through one last mission. This time, however, not for any government, but only for their own profit. They don't want to steal money from anyone less than the world's most dangerous drug lord. At first everything seems to be going exactly according to plan - but as it should be in a real action movie, that changes pretty quickly.

7. London Has Fallen

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London Has Fall is the sequel too Olympus Has Fallen. This time the action film is set in the British capital. The Prime Minister died under mysterious circumstances. Heads of state from all over the world are flown in for the memorial service, including US President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) with his bodyguard, Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler). This gathering of the most powerful people must of course become the target of terrorists. After several successful assassinations, Banning goes into hiding with the president and starts his own investigation.

8. Die hard

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If cool sayings are popular in an action film, then in Die Hard. New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) is the king of cool sayings. He actually wants to attend a Christmas party with his wife when the skyscraper is stormed by German terrorists. Only McClane can still escape and goes on a terrorist hunt with a walkie-talkie to listen to the hostage-takers' radio. An absolute must for all fans of action films.

9. Assassin's Creed

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No more modern machine guns. In Assassin's Creed Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is to be executed for murder. But shortly before entering prison, he was transferred to the scientific institution of Sophia Rikkin (Marion Cotillard) in Madrid. However, behind the facility is the modern incarnation of the Knights Templar. You own a machine that lets people experience the memories of their ancestors. Lynch's ancestor is the assassin Aguilar de Nerha from the time of the Spanish Inquisition. With the help of the machine, he should learn its skills in order to support the Templars on a world-changing mission. Perfect science fiction action and the real version of the video game of the same name from Ubisoft.

10. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

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Of course a Mission Impossible-Stripes not missing from this list of the best action films on Netflix. The fifth part is currently Rogue nation available. This time IMF agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is on the trail of the dangerous organization Syndicate.Not only do they want to wipe out the IMF, they also want to create a completely new world order with targeted attacks. In an unofficial mission, Hunt recruits his proven team and not only saves his own bum, but also that of the rest of the world - classic action film.

11. Outside the Wire

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The drone pilot Harp (Damson Idris) has defied a direct order. As a consequence, he will be relocated, his commanding officer is now Officer Leo (Anthony Mackie), an android - half human, half machine. Instead of piloting drones in front of a screen, Leo takes him to the front in search of an extremely dangerous weapon that must be secured before anything worse happens. But over time, Harp becomes suspicious, is Leo really what he claims to be, or is he pursuing his own plans? With Outside the wire Netflix presents a dystopian action flick. Loud, fast and surprising.

12. Sky high

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Ángel (Miguel Herrán) is a young mechanic who lives in the suburbs of Madrid. For a little extra income, he goes on small raids at night. But when he gets to know the beautiful Estrella (Carolina Yuste), faster than he can see, he gets deep into the world of crime. Together with three friends, the thefts get bigger and bigger and Ángel becomes one of the most wanted criminals in Madrid. Last but not least, this also draws the attention of a tough policeman who wants nothing more than to see Ángel behind bars. A chase begins. The action film Sky high has already started in cinemas in Spain and is now getting an international platform on Netflix.

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