6 New Action Movies Streaming on Netflix in December 2023
Get ready for action this Christmas!
Sure, Christmas viewing means Die Hard, Elf and The Polar Express. But you don’t need to limit yourself to just the classics.
Here are 6 new action films for you to get stuck into this December on Netflix:
1. Believer 2
Release Date: 17 November 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 52%
Run Time: 1 Hour 54 Minutes
The sequel to 2018's Believer, this Korean film sees the return of Choo Jin-woong as Jo Won-ho. While trying to track down the elusive Rak, Won-ho must also delve deeper into the inner workings of the drug cartel to find out what's really going on.
The original movie has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 83% and it's recommended that you watch it first to get a feel for what's going on in this movie.
2. The Killer
Release Date: 10 November 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%
Run Time: 1 Hour 58 Minutes
Michael Fassbender stars as a patient assassin with a particular method of maintaining focus while waiting for his targets.
It's classic David Fincher, and while it might be seen as slow-moving at times, it still makes for compelling viewing.
After a deadly near miss, The Killer finds himself at odds with his employers as he embarks on a global manhunt that threatens to bring out a side of him he never knew existed.
Release Date: 6 October 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%
Run Time: 1 Hour 33 Minutes
Another Korean thriller.
Jang Ok-ju is a former bodyguard who is mourning the loss of a close friend, Choi Min-hee. When she discovers that Min-hee had one last request, Ok-ju is out for revenge.
Min-hee wants her killer friend to take out a sex trafficker. Ok-ju is only too happy to oblige. But she also has to take on his gang.
It's high-octane stuff, nominated for two Blue Dragon Awards and viewed more than 14 million times within 10 days of its release.
4. Spy Kids: Armageddon
Release Date: 22 September
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 54%
Run Time: 1 Hour 48 Minutes
That's right, Spy Kids are back. Twelve years after Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, this is the sequel. If you haven't seen the last movie, don't worry. This movie works as a standalone and has everything you'd expect.
The children of the world's top secret agents accidentally help a game developer release a computer virus that allows him to take control of all the world's technology, and they set out to become spies themselves.
The premise is not too complicated, nor is the plot. But it's a kid's spy adventure movie that's sure to get young pulses racing.
Release Date: 13 September 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 51%
Run Time: 1 Hour 28 Minutes
In this Polish thriller, a rising freestyle rap star needs to make money fast so he can spend time in the recording studio. Eager to get his music career off the ground, Diego finds himself drawn back into a life of crime and drugs.
But in this world, things are never as simple as they seem. It's all action and will keep you on the edge of your seat, even if it's never going to be a blockbuster.
6. Heart of Stone
Release Date: 11 August 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 51%
Run Time: 2 Hours 2 Minutes
A team of MI6 agents, aided by Rachel Stone (Gal Gadot), attempt to capture an arms dealer in the Italian Alps. When the plan goes awry, Stone is reprimanded, but soon discovers that things are not quite what they seem.
Sent out to investigate further, Stone makes a shocking discovery.
There's plenty of action, and despite a weak plot that failed to impress critics, the performances of Gadot and Jamie Dornan make this a worthwhile watch.