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Best action thriller films on Lionsgate Play that will blow your mind

From London Has Fallen to The Midnight Meat Train, here are the 5 best action-thriller films available on Lionsgate Play, that are accessible through OTTplay Premium

Best action thriller films on Lionsgate Play that will blow your mind

London Has Fallen, The Midnight Meat Train

Last Updated: 06.53 PM, Apr 24, 2024


Are you a lover of action movies? Then Lionsgate Play has an exclusive list of action thriller flicks, which are top trending on the streaming giant. Dive into action-packed adventures and suspenseful thrillers on Lionsgate Play. From Gerard Butler’s London Has Fallen to Bradley Cooper’s The Midnight Meat Train, we have curated a list of 5 top trending action-thrillers on Lionsgate Play, that are sure to blow your mind with their action-packed narrative. These films are also available on OTTplay Premium.

Top action thriller films to watch on Lionsgate Play now

London Has Fallen

Director: Babak Najafi

Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Radha Mitchell, Charlotte Riley

Starring A-listers like Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Robert Forster, Aaron Eckhart, London Has Fallen is one of the most loved action-thrillers from Hollywood. It tells the devastating story when London is attacked by a terrorist gang. Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), a secret agent, must find an escape route with his team now to protect the leaders while attending British Prime Minister James Wilson’s funeral.


IP Man: Kung Fu Master

Director: Li Liming

Cast: Donnie Yen, Dennis To, Yuan Li Ruo Xin, Simon Yam, Gordon Lam

Back in 1949, the Shanghai city was terrified by a desperate energy. Captain Li, who has dedicated his life to upholding the law in this war-torn city, finds himself entangled in a nightmarish situation. Being framed for a notorious gangster’s murder, he gets thrashed by the public as they believe him to be a villain. But his troubles don't end here! The gangster’s daughter vows to make Li pay for his vicious crime. She is ready to take revenge for her father's death. While Li tries to clear his name, the Japanese army arrives to take control of Shanghai. Now Li not only has to fight for his reputation but also save the city from brutal corruption.


Director: Sylvester Stallone

Cast: Sylvetser Stallone, Julie Bez, Matthew Marshden, Graham McTavish

This iconic film from 2008 is considered one of the most celebrated action-thriller franchises of Sylvester Stallone. It tells a story about a soldier named John, who is still struggling with the darkness of the war, which he took part in Vietnam several years ago. The unpleasant memories from the war are haunting him every day. One day an unexpected encounter with a small-town sheriff shattered his little leftover peace, triggering his inner violence. It pulled him back into the abyss of his violent past.


Director: Jim Sheridan

Cast: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Bailee Madison

This 2009 war drama stars Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in the leads. The story begins with soldier Sam’s (Tobey Maguire) helicopter getting shot down in Afghanistan, and his team assumes him to be dead already. In a shocking turn of events, Sam comes back to his hometown, where his brother Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes care of the family. The interesting part is Sam comes back with a lot of unexpected baggage and their lives are changed forever.

The Midnight Meat Train

Director: Ryuhei Kitamura

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Vinnie Jones, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Sheilds, Roger Bart, Peter Jacobson

Starring Bradley Cooper in the lead, this horror-crime drama tells a story about a photographer named Ethan, who witnesses a scene that shattered his life. A woman is getting cornered by a group of thugs. Within a few minutes, he helps the woman and saves her from the thugs. The shocking thing is the woman vanishes without a trace. This leaves him severely concerned. While exploring the case, he finds some brutal truths happening in the city.

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