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13 Best Gritty Action/Thriller Movies Available on Netflix Watch Instantly


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Netflix is constantly changing its movie selection.  Here is a list of 13 of the best Gritty Action/Thriller movies that are currently available to watch on Netflix Watch Instantly.  If you enjoy watching darker, intense movies, then you have to check out the movies on this list.  They are excellent in one way or another, and I highly recommend all of them.  Here is the list:

13 Best Gritty Action/Thriller Movies Available on Netflix Watch Instantly

Terminator 2 Poster

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

End of Watch (2012)

Reservoir Dogs Poster

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

The Grey Poster

The Grey (2011)

Pulp Fiction Poster

Pulp Fiction (1994)

The Lincoln Lawyer Poster

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Face Off Poster

Face/Off (1997)

 Warrior Poster

Warrior (2011)

 Shooter Poster

Shooter (2007)

Bad Boys Poster

Bad Boys (1995)

Drive Poster

Drive (2011)

Haywire Poster

Haywire (2011)

Oldboy Poster

Oldboy (2003)

Next time you are sitting around trying to find a movie to watch on Netflix Watch Instantly, I recommend you choose one of these movies as part of your movie night.

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Are you thinking about seeing a movie that is currently in theatres? 

Click here for Now In Theatres Movie Reviews August 30th – September 5th.  You will find previews, poster artwork, and my full review of all of the movies that I have seen that are currently in theatres.  You’ll be able to see which movies are out right now and it might just help you decide which movies are worth seeing.

Trailer for The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)


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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) (click on the title for my full review)

The film looks like a cross between Drive (2011)(good) and Killing Them Softly (2012)(bad).  In Drive Ryan Gosling is a stunt driver turned driver for hire.  In The Place Beyond the Pines it appears like he is a stunt motorcycle driver turned bank robber.  It seems that Eva Mendes plays a very similar character in The Place Beyond the Pines that Carey Mulligan plays in Drive.

Overall the movie looks pretty dark in a similar way to that of Killing Them Softly.  Also, Ray Liotta and Ben Mendelsohn are in both of those movies.  Both actors played very scuzzy characters in Killing Them Softly and I think they have continued that trend in The Place Beyond the Pines.

The wildcard in The Place Beyond the Pines is going to be Bradley Cooper.  In recent years Cooper has proved that not only is he a supremely capable and extraordinary actor, but he has also chosen his movies very wisely.  Gosling is great and Liotta has that ability as well, but we have seen them in this type of movie before.  Cooper, I think, will be the deciding factor as to whether or not this movie is any good.

Other supporting cast includes: Olga Merediz, Mahershala Ali, Brian Smyj, Rose Byrne, Harris Yulin, and Bruce Greenwood.

On paper, a movie with this cast should be a slam dunk.  It does look good enough to see in the theatre, but I’m going to be a little skeptical.

The movie directed by Derek Cianfrance and it is set to release on 3/29/13.