NETFLIX Genre: Critically-acclaimed Action & Adventure

Netflix box art for Attack the Block Attack the Block
2011 / 87

When aliens attack South London, a teen gang bands together to protect their turf, but extraterrestrials prove to be much tougher than a rival gang. When a city-wide space-monkey attack exposes you for the juvenile gangster wannabe you are, it's time to REALLY man up.

Netflix box art for The Avengers Avengers, The
2012 / 143

An all-star lineup of superheroes -- including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America -- team up to save the world from certain doom. Iron Man. The Hulk. Captain America. Thor. If these guys can't save the world, we're all doomed.

Netflix box art for Batman Begins Batman Begins
2005 / 4.1 / 139
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Following the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne trains with a shadowy organization and returns to Gotham City to fight crime under a new guise. A brooding orphan becomes a masked avenger to protect his city. Can one man defeat the forces of darkness?

Netflix box art for Children of Men Children of Men
2006 / 109

In a grim future in which humans can no longer reproduce, one woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, and a conflicted bureaucrat fights to protect her. Humans are infertile and on the edge of extinction, yet one woman's belly grows. Hide her before the world goes mad.

Netflix box art for In the Line of Fire In the Line of Fire
1993 / 128

A twisted yet ingenious killer torments a veteran Secret Service agent who's haunted by his failure years ago to save President John F. Kennedy. A secret service agent lets it get personal with a presidential assassin. Now he and his boss are both targets.

Netflix box art for The Matrix Matrix, The
1999 / 136

A computer hacker learns that what most people perceive as reality is actually a simulation created by machines and joins a rebellion to break free. It was a simple life. Then he woke up. Now this hacker-turned-savior is about to blow the dream sky high.

Netflix box art for Romancing the Stone Romancing the Stone
1984 / 105

When a romance writer learns her sister's been kidnapped, she's soon embroiled in a wild adventure involving hidden treasure and a dashing mercenary. A romance writer's life is much duller than her novels. Until a trip to save her sister exceeds her wildest imagination.

Netflix box art for Rush Rush
2013 / 122

This dramatic portrayal of the intense 1970s rivalry between race drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt captures the contrasts between the two champions. A gregarious playboy and an ultra-focused driving savant. The competition is fierce. The battle will be legendary.

Netflix box art for The Town Town, The
2010 / 124

Career bank robber Doug and his volatile partner hit a roadblock when Doug falls for bank manager Claire, whom he kidnapped during their last heist. A career thief mulls his past after experiencing a new kind of theft: his heart. But changing his life won't be easy.