Several of Netflix’s most popular films have been action-oriented. You can bet Netflix will continue to invest substantially in the thriller genre after the success of titles like Extraction, Red Notice, and The Old Guard. In 2022, there will be a plethora of action films to choose from.
For a few weeks now, we’ve been providing previews based on particular genres. In the past several weeks, we’ve explored animated feature films, comedy movies, historical dramas, fantasy films, and television programs.
Only English-language action films will be included on this page and we’ll be updating it over time to keep up with the most recent releases. Keep this in mind!
1. The Killer
Release Date: 30 March 2022
The Killer, an adaptation of Alexis Nolen’s comic book, is David Fincher’s next major Netflix project. Following an assassin who begins to develop a conscience, the film wrapped up production in March 2022 and will take us around the world.
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2. Silverton Siege
Release date: 27 April 2022
A South African bank in Silverton is taken hostage by a group of three teenage freedom fighters who seek safety there. What other option do they have to free the bank? Once Nelson Mandela has been released.
3. Extraction 2
Release date: May 2022
As Netflix’s most-watched movie according to internal stats, a sequel to Extraction (due in 2020) was inevitable. Chris Hemsworth will reprise his role as Tyler Rake in a Sam Hargrave-directed sequel.
4. They Cloned Tyrone
Expected Release Date: Jun 06, 2022
One of Juel Taylor’s upcoming projects will have an unexpected group of heroes band together to uncover a massive government conspiracy.
Teyonah Paris plays Yo-Yo, Jamie Foxx plays Slick Charles, and John Boyega plays Fontaine in the film.
This is Juel Taylor’s feature film directorial debut, and the screenplay was written by Taylor and Tony Rettenmaier. The Cloned Tyrone is an American science fiction comedy film that will be released in 2017. John Boyega, Jamie Foxx, and Teyonah Parris are among the cast members.
Expected Release Date: 17 June 2022
Chris Hemsworth will appear in this action film, which was once titled Escape from Spiderhead.
Set in the near future, a new film starring Joseph Kosinski depicts inmates receiving innovative experimental therapies to reduce their sentences.
#Spiderhead is Joseph Kosinski’s second home run of the year, an atmospheric and unsettlingly claustrophobic thriller that is much funnier/weirder than the marketing suggests, led by a trio of outstanding performances (Chris Hemsworth is unbelievable) and a yacht rock soundtrack. pic.twitter.com/kXLNeYxMnE
— Drew Taylor (@DrewTailored) June 11, 2022
6. The Gray Man
Expected Release Date: July 15, 2022
Anthony and Joe Russo will direct one of the most ambitious (and maybe most expensive) action movies Netflix has ever made.
The film features an all-star cast, but Ryan Gosling, who plays Court Gentry, is the star. The CIA’s most talented mercenary is on the run after a bounty is placed on his head in this film adaptation of Mark Greaney’s novel.
This film features a cast that includes Regé-Jean Page, Jessica Henwick, Chris Evans, Billy Bob Thornton, and Wagner Moura, with Ryan Gosling.
7. The Mother
Release date: 2022
Niki Caro’s next action thriller has Jennifer Lopez in the lead role.
8. Day Shift
Expected release date: August 2022
This new supernatural action film features Jamie Foxx as the star, and he ends up kicking ass. Vampire ass, to be precise.
In addition to Dave Franco and Karla Souza, Meagan Good and Karla Souza are also on board.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is There a Release Date for the Gray Man?
The Gray Man, a Netflix original, will be released in theatres on July 15, 2022, as a Netflix exclusive.
Is There Going to Be a Second Extraction?
Extraction 2, the biggest movie on Netflix(Instagram) to date, is coming back for the third time! Filming for Chris Hemsworth’s comeback to the Tyler Rake character is already complete.
Where Does the Movie Escape From Spiderhead Take Place?
The COVID-19 epidemic was filmed primarily in Australia. On June 17, 2022, Netflix will premiere Spiderhead.
Is Netflix Streaming the Movie Killer?
Tilda Swinton and Michael Fassbender will star in the upcoming Netflix noir thriller The Killer. Netflix has purchased the rights to the picture from Paramount, which has been in development for more than a decade and plans to release the film in late 2022 or early 2023.
Where Can I Watch “the Mother” Movie?
An action-thriller starring Niki Caro, who just helmed Disney’s live-action Mulan version, is coming to Netflix. A former Lovecraft Country showrunner, Misha Green, is writing The Mother’s plot.
Is There a Gray Man Trailer Out?
The Gray Man’s trailer features Dhanush in an action-packed role. To be released on Netflix on July 22nd, the film is directed by the two brothers from the same production company. The Gray Man, the much anticipated Hollywood debut of actor Dhanush, saw the light of day on Tuesday, May 24.
Is Day Shift Available Yet?
Day Shift, the upcoming Netflix original horror film starring Jamie Foxx as a vampire slayer, will premiere on August 12, 2022, according to the streaming site.
What Is the Story Behind Silverton Siege?
South African filmmaker Mandla Dube’s Silverton Siege tells the story of three UMkhonto website, or MK, militants who kidnapped hostages at a bank in the city of Pretoria in 1980 and forced them to surrender.
Who Is the Grey Man in This Film?
Leading the cast are Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, the former of whom is freelancing assassin Court Gentry and the latter the ex-CIA agent (AKA the titular Gray Man).
Ethan Hawke stars in the film as Lloyd Hansen, a former classmate of Gentry’s at the CIA who is dispatched to seek down Gray-Man and plays a villain role.
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