Prepare to embark on a heart-pounding journey with the most thrilling action and adventure movies streaming on Peacock! This selection is not for the faint-hearted; it’s for those who crave adrenaline-pumping escapades and edge-of-your-seat excitement.
Curated based on The Movie Database’s popularity rankings, our list features a dynamic range of cinematic adventures from epic battles to zombie apocalypses. Warm up your streaming devices because these popular flicks are about to take you on unforgettable rides through fantasy worlds, historic wars, and beyond!
Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days
Released on Aug 01, 2018, “Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days” follows guardians of the afterlife on an action-packed quest. With stunning visuals and a heartfelt storyline, it’s an epic continuation of their journey through life’s trials and the mysteries of their past lives.
Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds
“Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds,” which hit screens on Dec 20, 2017, dives into the afterlife where a heroic firefighter undergoes trials to determine his eternal fate. The first in the series, it combines high-stakes action with deep emotional resonance.
Train to Busan
“Train to Busan,” released on Jul 20, 2016, redefines zombie films with its thrilling narrative aboard a bullet train. A gripping tale of survival, it doesn’t shy away from social commentary and heart.
On Jul 10, 2008, “Red Cliff” brought to life one of the most monumental battles in history. Director John Woo masterfully showcases strategy, courage, and camaraderie with breathtaking battle scenes.
“The Proposition,” from Oct 06, 2005, presents a gritty, morally complex tale set in the Australian Outback. It’s a western drama where the lines between right and wrong are as blurred as the dusty horizon.
Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons
A fantastical retelling of a classic story, “Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons” (Feb 07, 2013) takes you on a whimsical adventure filled with demons, love, and self-discovery, all wrapped in signature Stephen Chow humor.
“Highlander” (Mar 07, 1986) is an electrifying tale of immortals battling through time. With its iconic catchphrase “There can be only one,” it’s a cult classic that combines swordplay, romance, and a killer rock soundtrack.
The action-packed “The Villainess” (Jun 08, 2017) is a visceral, fast-paced film from South Korea that follows an assassin’s quest for revenge and redemption, featuring some of the most intense action sequences in modern cinema.
“Ashfall” (Dec 19, 2019) combines disaster movie tension with high-stakes action. As a volcanic eruption threatens the Korean peninsula, a bold plan emerges to prevent a bigger catastrophe.
“Ender’s Game” (Oct 24, 2013) thrusts you into a futuristic military space conflict, where a young boy’s strategic prowess could determine humanity’s fate. It’s a compelling blend of dazzling sci-fi visuals and challenging ethical questions.
“Turbo Kid” (Aug 14, 2015) is a retro-futuristic, post-apocalyptic thrill ride, drenched in ’80s nostalgia and over-the-top action. It’s a cult indie that’s as charming as it is gory.
Soar into the skies with “Flyboys” (Sep 22, 2006), which dramatizes the experiences of young American pilots who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I. It’s a soaring war drama with heart and heroism.
In “Coma” (Nov 19, 2019), witness a visually stunning Russian sci-fi where a man awakens in a mysterious and fragmented world following an accident. It’s a mind-bending journey with architecturally impossible landscapes.
Sukiyaki Western Django
“Sukiyaki Western Django” (Sep 15, 2007) blends the Wild West with samurai action in a uniquely Tarantino-esque vision of a Japanese take on the spaghetti western genre. It’s as stylish as it is action-packed.
“Falcon Rising” (Sep 05, 2014) sees Michael Jai White as an ex-marine on a vengeful mission in Brazil. It’s an explosive, high-kick packed action film that’s equal parts gritty and thrilling.
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines
On Sep 09, 2006, “The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines” brought another chapter of the charming action-adventure series, blending historical myths with lively escapades that are perfect for the whole family.
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear
“The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” (Jul 12, 2004) kickstarted a beloved franchise, introducing us to a world where magical artifacts are safeguarded by the most unexpected of heroes – a librarian.
Kung Fu Yoga
Combining martial arts and treasure hunting, “Kung Fu Yoga” (Jan 27, 2017) showcases Jackie Chan’s signature action-comedy style in a romp that spans from Tibet to Dubai.
“Legionnaire” (Dec 03, 1998) pits Jean-Claude Van Damme against the harsh backdrop of the French Foreign Legion, offering a gritty, sand-swept action drama that goes beyond his usual martial arts repertoire.
Season of the Witch
Nicolas Cage leads “Season of the Witch” (Jan 07, 2011), a supernatural action-adventure set in the dark ages. It’s an intriguing mix of medieval mysticism and sword-swinging exploits.
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