Leave the latex costumes and masks behind and find only the most power action-packed anti-hero movies on Netflix.
Right versus Wrong. Good versus Evil. The epic battle between good guys and bad guys is at the epicentre of every superhero movie we’ve ever seen. But, what happens when the lines are blurred and bad starts to look not-so-evil after all?
In this list, take a break from the traditional superhero tropes and make way for the rise of more relatable anti-heroes that push the boundaries of right and wrong.
An ex-soldier fuelled by a secret vendetta, a teenage dealer and a local cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don’t know what will happen until you take it.
The Old Guard
The Old Guard centres on a group of immortal ancient warriors who live in the shadows and fight to protect the mortal world. Things take a turn when their identity is exposed and the crew must now protect their own. If you’re in search of a tale of vigilantes with a purpose, look no further than this one.
This flick introduces a new kind of action anti-hero – six individuals from all around the globe, each the very best at what they do, chosen not only for their skill, but for a unique desire to escape their past to change the future.
Our favourite anti-hero superhero with the shiniest bald head can definitely pack a punch. One hundred push-ups, sit-ups, squats and a 10 kilometre run every day later, Saitama lost all of his lushes black hair, but gained the extraordinary power to knock any villain out with a single punch.
Extraction tells the story of Tyler Rake, a fearless and reckless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy.
Umbrella Academy 2
The Hargreeves are back again! Your go-to group of super-powered humans who become the unlikeliest heroes that the world needs. Allison, Vanya, Diego, Klaus and Luther (and Ben) make up the band of misfits that are trying to stop the end of the world…..again… this time in the 1960’s.
Experience all the explosive anti-hero action, now streaming on Netflix.