Action series

List of the best action series selected by visitors to our site: Dexter, The Expanse, The Originals, House of Cards, The Rain, 11.22.63, Forever, The Nevers, SEAL Team, Bosch.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police
PlotMystery
StyleAction, Fancy, Fascinating

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Partners
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Shootouts
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Witches, Werewolves, Kings
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
CharactersHeroes, Mentors
PlotPolitics, Power, Intrigue, Elections, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, For men, Action, Intriguing, Fascinating

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Zombie, Scientists, Cannibals, Virologists
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By books

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersFriends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez. Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry’s long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry’s secret.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWizards
PlotSupernatural, Magic
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAction, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair, a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces — to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Psychologists, Military, Heroes, Soldier
PlotWar, Investigation, Martial Arts, Adventures, Weapons
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Journalists, Veterans
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books, Dark

Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts.”

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters
PlotInvestigation, Travel, Politics, Power, Self-sacrifice
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
CharactersFellow travelers
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Survival, Travel, Field trip
PlaceVillage, Russia

Faced with insurmountable problems, five young Muscovites flee to a monastery near the half-abandoned village of Topi. They view the trip as an adventure, a long-awaited freedom from worries, and an opportunity to forget. However, the journey turns into a series of mysterious events that only brings closer what they fled from and make them doubt the reality of what's happening.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Mystery, Rest, Riddles
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Summer camp

While the whole country is watching the 1980 Olympics, strange things are happening at one summer camp on the Volga river. Children mysteriously disappear at night, and then return - but not at all the same as before. Carried away by summer freedom and each other, the counselors do not notice how scary urban myths come to life, and the camp leadership pretends that everything is in order. Two boys take it upon themselves to figure out the mysteries. To begin with, they have to figure out if there is at least someone left in the camp who can be trusted.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Death, Adventures, Fate
PlaceIslands, Airplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Psychologists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Deception
PlaceOffice

The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his skills also make it easier for him to deceive others.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Japan
CharactersScientists, Climbers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Survival, Mystery, Expeditions
PlaceAntarctica
StyleAction

Ten scientists trapped in a mobile science laboratory at the South Pole realize that one among them is a killer.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersRobots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology, Relationship, Computer games, Social networks
PlaceEngland, USA
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Worth watching, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Serial killers, Maniacs, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Death, Life after death, Voodoo
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLesbians, Childrens, Strong women, Pregnant women, Maids
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, For girls, Spectacular, Dystopian, Sad

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Students, Pupils
PlotInvestigation, Death, Justice, False accusations
PlaceSchool
StyleShort, By books, Fascinating

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Investigators
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Special agents, Partners, Detectives
PlotLove, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, FBI
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53
CharactersPolice
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StylePopular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Teachers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Intrigue, Missing people, Deception
PlaceSchool
StyleTwisted plot, By books

A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration00:45
CharactersBikers, Criminals, Friends
PlotMotorcycles
PlacePrison, Small towns
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action

An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Firefighters, Rescue
PlotLove with age difference
StyleAction

Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration00:57
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Dark, Fascinating

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20
PlotMystery, Death
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Psychiatric hospitals

The Master and Margarita is a Russian television production of Telekanal Rossiya, based on the novel The Master and Margarita, written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940. Vladimir Bortko directed this adaptation and was also its screenwriter.





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