Best Action Movies On Amazon Prime
Nothing gets your adrenaline going more than a movie packed with bone-crunching action and massive explosions! If you are like us then you love anything with incredible fight scenes and exciting shootouts. And we know for a fact that what gets your heart pounding is the fact that you like picturing yourself in those situations, being a complete badass! Don’t worry, we all do it, it’s nothing to be embarrassed about!
If you have come here then you must be on the search for the best action movies on Amazon Prime! And let us tell you, Amazon has stepped its game up and added some damn good action movies onto their service. All these films are filled with not stop action and violence. Some of these are a bit gorier than others but they are all worth giving a watch. So get ready to get psyched up with these incredible action movies.
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1. Mission Impossible: Fallout
Not only is Mission Impossible: Fallout one of the best action movies on Amazon Prime but it’s one of the best action movies of all time. That goes for the entire series. If you want some badass Tom Cruise action you have to watch this one.
Mission Impossible: Fallout Movie Description
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the IMF team have received a new mission. Having failed to properly complete it at first they are now forced to join forces with the CIA. August Walker, (Henry Cavill) an assassin for the CIA, has been assigned to Ethan’s team to help and keep tabs on them. They must find a way to work together and stop a group of terrorists known as the Apostles, and their leader John Lark. They plan on orchestrating a nuclear attack of unimaginable proportions. Once again Ethan and his team must work against time in order to save countess lives.
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2. The Avengers
The Avengers changed everything about superhero movies and gave us viewers some of the best moments and experiences ever. This is a movie you can watch time after time and never get bored of it.
The Avengers Movie Description
In light of recent events, Thor’s (Chris Hemsworth) evil brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston), has managed to obtain the Tesseract. A cube-like object which holds unlimited energy and power. The director of S.H.E.I.LD. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) begins to gather superheroes for a team he plans on building. It’s now up to Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor, the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) to stop Loki before he destroys civilization as we know it.
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3. The Man From Nowhere
This is a different level of action. This is like John Wick on steroids even with how crazy violent it is. Not only that, but the closeup action looks incredibly realistic and there literally isn’t a dull moment in this movie.
The Man From Nowhere Movie Description
To any regular person, Cha Tae-sik (Won Bin), is a regular man who runs a pawnshop. However, Cha has a violent and dark past. Now, Cha lives a very quiet and reserved life. His only friend is So-mi (Kim Sae-ron), a young girl who lives with her drug addict mother close by.
When the girl’s mother Hyo-jeong (Hyo-seo Kim) steals a substantial amount of drugs from a trafficker she puts her and her daughter’s life in danger. She ends up hiding the drugs in a case and pawning it at Cha’s pawnshop. Not long after the traffickers kidnap her and her daughter to find out where she hid the drugs. When Cha’s catches word of this he must tap into his dark past to go and rescue his two neighbors from a painful death.
The backstory to our favorite Autobot, Bumblebee! What else could you want other than cars that turn into massive kick-ass robots! Just that alone should be enough to entice you into watching this.
Bumblebee Movie Description
The Autobot Bumblebee is on the run for his life and looks for shelter in a junkyard located near a small California town. Not long after, a young teen named Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld) finds the beat-up Bumblebee. However, once she starts to fix him up, she quickly comes to the realization that this isn’t a normal Volkswagon at all.
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5. Logan Lucky
Obviously we had to add a heist movie on here. We were really happy to see that Amazon had added this one to their selections. It’s an amazing movie that will really get that heart of yours pumping.
Logan Lucky Movie Description
Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum), his sister Mellie (Riley Keough), and his brother Clyde (Adam Driver) have plans which include the Charlotte Motor Speedway. They plan to steal a huge load of money using an underground system located below the track. However, what was meant to be an easy heist takes a turn for the worse when they must now rob the track during an extremely popular NASCAR race. Not only that, but the group has an FBI agent on their tail who will stop at nothing to catch them, causing tensions in the group to rise.
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This is like an action-horror movie. It’s a terrifying film and will leave you having nightmares. Just look at the face of that thing. We want nothing to do with that! But if you do, then this has some incredibly gory action for you.
Overlord Movie Description
American Paratroopers must break into a fortified church in order to destroy a radio transmitter. However, the closer to their target these soldiers get, the more they realize some of the hidden horrors of this Nazi-occupied village. What was thought to be a regular military base, turns out to be something much more sinister. When the soldiers head towards an underground lab, they quickly realize they are outnumbered by an army of the dead.
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Like always, we have to add a classic movie into the mix. If you want a good old fashioned war movie and you haven’t seen this one then you are really missing out!
Platoon Movie Description
In 1967, Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) decides to leave his university and enlist for combat duty in Vietnam. Things quickly go awry once he’s on the battle ground with his unit. Due to a disagreement between Staff Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger) who believes villagers are harboring Viet Cong soldiers, and Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe) who believes otherwise, the unit begins fighting amongst themselves. If they can’t find a way to work together they may not make it another day in the war.
Finishing up our list of the best action movies on Amazon Prime we have an epic fighting movie. If there is one movie that has some of the most badass scenes ever, it’s this one right here. It isn’t just full of pointless action, it has a great story to go along with it too.
Warrior Movie Description
An ex-marine named Tommy (Tom Hardy) returns home to his estranged family to have his father (Nick Nolte), a retired wrestling coach, train him for Sparta. This is the largest MMA event ever put together and Tommy plans on punching his way to victory. However, when his brother Brendan (Joel Edgerton) also makes his way into the tournament, the two brothers must finally confront each other and the things that had torn them apart.
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