8 Great Action Movies That Went Straight To Streaming

Doug Liman's highly anticipated Road House remake, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor, was originally slated for theatrical release but premiered directly on Prime Video in March 2024.

Road House (2024)

Netflix's '90s-style thriller, starring Liam Neeson and Amber Midthunder, follows a group of truckers on a high-stakes rescue mission to save miners trapped under the ice.

The Ice Road (2021)

Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans headline Netflix's ambitious action spectacle, The Gray Man, directed by the Russo brothers. Despite polarizing critiques, its elaborate action sequences.

The Gray Man (2022)

Directed by Timo Tjahjanto, Netflix's Indonesian thriller The Night Comes For Us stands out with its visceral fight scenes and gripping narrative. It's a pulse-pounding journey into the underworld of crime and redemption.

The Night Comes For Us (2018)

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad, released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max, reinvigorates the comic book genre with its irreverent humor, complex characters, and explosive action sequences.

The Suicide Squad (2021)

Gina Prince-Bythewood's adaptation of the graphic novel The Old Guard emerged during the early months of the pandemic, offering a refreshing take on immortal warriors navigating modern challenges.

The Old Guard (2020)

Dave Bautista's comedic charm shines in Amazon's My Spy, where he plays a tough CIA agent unexpectedly partnered with a savvy young girl. Their unlikely alliance, filled with humor.

My Spy (2020)

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead transports audiences to a zombie-infested Las Vegas, blending heist thrills with supernatural horror. The film's grand scale, coupled with Snyder's signature visual style.

Army of the Dead (2021)