Editor’s Pick: 6 action-filled films you can watch at home right now

Cape Town – Channel24’s editor, Herman Eloff, shares 6 of his favourite films that are available for streaming online in South Africa right now. 

From westerns to action flicks – all the films listed below are currently available on either Showmax, Netflix, or DStv Now. 

Most streaming services offer a free trial period giving you just enough time to sneak in a few flicks whilst lazying around on the couch. 

See our editor’s selection of films to stream right now: (Click on the title of the film to watch it now)

1) Baby Driver (Netflix)

Smooth-faced getaway driver Baby is a music junkie in deep with a bad dude. He’s got one job left, but it’s all about to go sideways. (Read our review here)

2) American Animals (Showmax)

The strange but true story of four young men who plan the most audacious art heist in history. Starring Evan Peters of American Horror Story fame. (Read our review here)

3) Jarhead (Netflix)

Instead of combat, this film focuses on the long, lonely days spent at war, and the caustic humor soldiers employ to deal with unbearable conditions. 


4) Five Fingers for Marseilles (Showmax)

Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town. (Read our review here)

Warren Masemola in a scene from the movie Five Fin

5) Mission Impossible: Fallout (Showmax)

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong. (Read our review here)

6) The Sisters Brothers (DStv Now)

John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed play a dangerous game of cat and mouse in this thrilling Western. An infamous duo of assassins hunts down a gold prospector. (Read our review here)

Jake Gyllenhaal in the movie The Sisters Brothers.

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(Photos: Mad Moth Communication, Sony, Netflix, Film Infinity, Ster-Kinekor, Paramount Pictures)