Amazon Prime Video adds new series and movies every month, all so you have the best movies available with just one click. And among the many genres that you can find on this service, its action offerings are –perhaps– the best. Whether you’re looking for stories of spies and government conspiracies, superheroes, adventures into the unknown, or something in between, the following are best action movies on amazon prime now available
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After almost three decades on the “waiting list”, Tom Clancy’s novel Without Remorse was eventually adapted with Michael B. Jordan in the title role as John Kelly, the leader of an elite team of US Navy SEALs who, after a mission pitting them against Russian operatives, find themselves deadly retaliated in American soil. John is the sole survivor of an attack that also claims the life of his wife, Pam Kelly (Lauren London). After murdering one of those responsible, John negotiates his way out of prison to help capture the last surviving killer, Victor Rykov (Brett Gelman).
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Distribution: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith
Director: Stefano Sollima
Duration: 109 minutes
The Terminators (1984)
If you feel that there are too many movies of terminator running around, you may be right: but that’s due – in no small part – to the brilliance of James Cameron’s 1984 original. The story is so classic that it has been emulated or parodied hundreds of times, and it becomes more and more prophetic with the most modern technological advances. Disguised as a human, a murderous cyborg known as the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is sent from the year 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) before she can give birth to John Connor, the man who will lead a human uprising. against machines in the future. Meanwhile, humanity also sends fighter Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) from the future to protect Sarah. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, Kyle and Sarah flee as Kyle announces the arrival of Skynet, an AI system that will cause a nuclear holocaust.
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
distribution: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn
director: James Cameron
Duration: 108 minutes
This film spawned a franchise – which includes three sequels and an upcoming prequel, Prey– as well as two crossover movies with “those other aliens” from Alien. But really, none of them matter much when it’s Arnold Schwarzenegger’s turn (and his biceps) as Alan “Dutch” Schaefer, a Vietnam veteran and current soldier for hire. In truth, he was the one who brought the predator original to its cult status. The premise is simple: Dutch and a ragtag military rescue team, including Mac (Bille Duke), Poncho (Richard Chaves), and Blain (Jesse Ventura), as well as Al Dillon (Carl Weathers) from the CIA, are sent to Guatemala to retrieve a group of politicians whose helicopter has sunk in the jungle. But the situation turns terrifying when they find themselves being stalked by some kind of stealthy and highly advanced creature, which is hunting them for sport.
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Protagonists: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo
Director: John McTiernan
Duration: 107 minutes
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
After a five-year hiatus, Ghost Protocol ushered in a new generation of the Tom Cruise-led action franchise, with higher stakes and a broader vision. After being accused of a terrorist attack on the Kremlin, the US government initiates the so-called Ghost Protocol, disavowing Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his IMF agency, forcing them off the grid without resources or support. Now up against the wall, Hunt must clear the agency’s name and prevent a second attack from happening in the process.
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Distribution: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner
Director: Brad Bird
Duration: 133 minutes
The Tomorrow War (2021)
In what should have been a massive show in theaters, this “end of the world” action-adventure will be released as an Amazon Original due to this damn pandemic still hitting us. But don’t let that fool you – there’s enough explosive action here to impress even in your living room. The Tomorrow War is a kind of terminator In reverse, and instead of seeing forces from the future attacking us, we see the good guys fighting an alien invasion in 2051 coming to the present day to recruit soldiers and civilians to fight in the future before humanity is wiped out. Chris Pratt stars as Dan Forester, a high school teacher with some serious gun skills who finds himself among the recruits who cross time to save the world.
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Distribution: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Betty Gilpin
Director: Chris McKay
Duration: 138 minutes
Boondock Saints (1999)
Two brothers from Boston find themselves on a divine mission to take down the Russian mob in this stylized 1999 action flick that became a cult hit. Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus star as the MacManus brothers, whose bloody quest hopefully makes them local heroes and sets them on a collision course with an eccentric FBI agent played by Willem Dafoe.
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Cast: Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Willem Dafoe
Director: Troy Duffy
Duration: 110 minutes
Joel Kinnaman heads The Informer as Pete Koslow, a member of the Polish mafia who wants to leave his life of crime and start a new life with his wife, Sofia (Ana de Armas), and their daughter. That’s why Pete agrees to be an informant for FBI Special Agent Erica Wilcox (Rosamund Pike). Unfortunately, Erica leaves Pete to his own devices when mob boss Ryszard “The General” Klimek (Eugene Lipinski) forces him back to prison and takes his drug trade behind bars. Pete’s only hope is to take down the General and all those who betrayed him. But who can you trust?
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Distribution: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., Ana de Armas
Director: Chris McKay
Duration: 109 minutes
“There can only be one Highlander!” That catchphrase is especially appropriate for this movie, a wild mix of high fantasy, time travel, Sean Connery in all his Scottish glory (albeit playing Spanish), and lots and lots of ’80s action movie camping. Russell Mulcahy, director of the first music video to air on MTV, brings an astonishing degree of madness and distortion to this film that captures the majesty of the Scottish Highlands and fast-cutting neon sequences that travel through time virtually on top of each other. the other. It works strangely. Queen provides the soundtrack to this savage film about an immortal Scottish swordsman who must journey to slay his last remaining immortal foe to become The One Highlander.
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Gender: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown, Sean Connery
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Duration: 111 minutes
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
One of the best naval epics of the 21st century, Master and Commander is packed with high-octane scenes from 19th-century naval warfare, accompanied by a very strong backstory. During the Napoleonic Wars, aboard HMS Surprise, Captain Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) and scientist Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany) are ordered to hunt down and capture a French ship that has been raiding the South American coast. It so happens that Napoleon is winning the war and the British face an avalanche of obstacles, both from the French and from within. But Aubrey is determined to complete the mission.
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Distribution: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd
director: Peter Weier
Duration: 139 minutes
A classic from the Vietnam War, platoon by Oliver Stone delves into the psychology of people who fight in a senseless war. Charlie Sheen stars as Chris Taylor, a promising student who drops out of school to enlist in combat in Vietnam in 1967. On the ground, his patriotic idealism soon fades amid infighting between the sadistic and paranoid Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger) and the magnanimous Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe). Ultimately, the conflict pits the soldiers against each other and the Viet Cong.
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Distribution: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
director: Oliver Stone
Duration: 120 minutes
Guns Akimbo (2019)
Guns Akimbo is more than the movie that put thousands of Daniel Radcliffe memes into orbit. It’s also one of the wildest action comedies in recent years. Radcliffe stars as Miles Lee Harris, a keyboard warrior who infuriates the big players behind Skizm, a literal online death match. To retaliate against Miles, Skizm’s brains shoot his hands off, forcing him to face off against the deadliest player in the game, Nix (Samara Weaving). And to force his cooperation, the bad guys also kidnap Miles’ ex-girlfriend Nova (Natasha Liu Bordizzo). Miles is far from a conventional action hero, but through a strange mixture of luck and accidental skill, he creates his own legend in the game. He is Guns Akimbo, no more, no less.
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo
Director: Jason Lei Howden
Duration: 95 minutes
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