NETFLIX Genre: Classic Action & Adventure

Netflix box art for Batman Batman
1966 / 104

Batman and Robin battle a host of villains while trying to maintain their secret identities in this big-screen version of the campy 1960s TV series. Humanity is dust unless a vigilante in spandex breaks out the shark repellent and campy dialogue. KAPOW!

Netflix box art for Battle of Britain Battle of Britain
1969 / 131

This star-studded epic re-creates the 1940 air battle over England, as the Royal Air Force fended off a Nazi attack in the early days of World War II. In 1940, World War II took to the skies. Lives were lost, heroes were made and history changed forever.

Netflix box art for The Bridge on the River Kwai Bridge on the River Kwai, The
1957 / 161

This sweeping epic is set in a World War II Japanese prison camp, where British prisoners are forced to build a bridge as a morale-building exercise. Even in war, victory is a battle of wills. But just because you've won the battle, it doesn't mean you've won the war.

Netflix box art for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969 / 110

To evade a posse, legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to Bolivia -- but trouble finds the charming desperadoes wherever they go. They thought they could outrun almost anybody. Until they ticked off the wrong railroad tycoon.

Netflix box art for Dirty Harry Dirty Harry
1971 / 102

When a madman dubbed "The Scorpio Killer" terrorizes San Francisco, hard-boiled cop Harry Callahan is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. He may be dirty, but this cop's .44 Magnum will clean his beloved city of a psychopath killer's filth.

Netflix box art for Enter the Dragon Enter the Dragon
1973 / 102

Bruce Lee's final movie is now a certifiable martial arts classic. Lee plays a monk who enters a brutal tournament to which only the best are invited. A martial arts master battles a drug network to avenge his sister's death. But a multi-headed beast is hard to kill.

Netflix box art for A Fistful of Dollars Fistful of Dollars, A
1964 / 100

Clint Eastwood stars as a world-weary gunman who agrees to work for warring gangs, ultimately pitting the two factions against each other. A stoic cowboy takes on a town ruled by two warring factions. A man could get rich by being on everyone's bad side.

Netflix box art for The French Connection French Connection, The
1971 / 103

Tough narcotics detective "Popeye" Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Netflix box art for The Great Escape Great Escape, The
1963 / 172

This epic adventure centers on an audacious plan by Allied officers to stage a massive breakout from an ostensibly escape-proof German prison camp. If they want freedom, they'll have to take it. Nothing stands in their way ... except for all of Nazi Germany.

Netflix box art for Khartoum Khartoum
1966 / 136

In 1883, Gen. Charles "Chinese" Gordon leads the defense of the Sudanese garrison against a Muslim rebellion led by Mahdi, the leader of the Sudan. The struggle to stop a rising tide of fanaticism against all odds isn't work for the weak of heart.

Netflix box art for Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia
1962 / 227

This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I. He's brave, flamboyant and iconoclastic. Among the desert tribes of Arabia, this British adventurer finds his calling.

Netflix box art for Mad Max Mad Max
1979 / 93

In a post-apocalyptic future, a malicious gang murders Max's family as an act of retaliation, forcing Max to hit the open road seeking vengeance. Max the cop was a family man -- until a heinous crime drove him mad. A biker gang is no match for a revved-up Ford.

Netflix box art for The Omega Man Omega Man, The
1971 / 97

Charlton Heston plays Robert Neville, one of the last "intact" survivors of a biological war that's ravaged the population in this sci-fi thriller.

Netflix box art for Once Upon a Time in the West Once Upon a Time in the West
1968 / 166

In this epic spaghetti Western, a flinty gunslinger is hired by a railroad tycoon to kill anyone standing in the way of his trans-American iron horse. Killers wiped out her family. The prime suspect ends up her biggest ally. But he's got his own agenda.

Netflix box art for The Wizard of Oz Wizard of Oz, The
1939 / 101

There's no place like home for a girl who's swept away from farm life to a wonderland of munchkins, flying monkeys, and different-colored horses. She's far from home. But with courage and three devoted pals, this plucky gal just might reach the end of the rainbow.