American action movies

List of the best American action TV series selected by visitors to our site: The Umbrella Academy, The Passage, Doom Patrol, Love, Death & Robots, Hanna, Wayne, Kingdom, Warrior, Whiskey Cavalier, Black Summer
In the top there are new series of 2019, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Family, Gays
PlotTime travel, Teleportation, Superpowers, Adventures, Death
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating, Spectacular, Action

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

The Passage (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotGenetic experiments, Viruses
TimeFuture, Post-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Touching

A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

Doom Patrol (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersPartners, Superhero, Superhero team, Robots, Losers
StyleFancy, DC, Fascinating, Makes me think

The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find.

Love, Death & Robots (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, crime
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology

Terrifying creatures, wicked surprises and dark comedy converge in this NSFW anthology of animated stories presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher.

Hanna (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama
CharactersSpecial agents, CIA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

This thriller and coming-of-age drama follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. Based on the 2011 Joe Wright film.

Wayne (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersTeenagers, Tough guys, Family
PlotRevenge, Motorcycles, Adventures, Love
StyleFascinating, Action, Makes me think, By comics

In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.

Kingdom (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountrySouth Korea, USA
CharactersZombie, Kings

In this zombie thriller set in Korea's medieval Joseon dynasty, a crown prince is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious outbreak.

Warrior (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, drama, crime, history
PlotMartial Arts
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Spectacular, Fascinating

A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances, and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs.

Whiskey Cavalier (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure
CharactersPartners, Special agents, Spy
PlotFBI, Adventures, Investigation
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Following an emotional breakup, tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (codename: “Whiskey Cavalier”) is assigned to work with badass CIA operative Frankie Trowbridge (codename: “Fiery Tribune”). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics.

Black Summer (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
PlotSurvival, Missing people, Death, Apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Netflix

In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

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Deadly Class (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersTeenagers, Killers
PlotMartial Arts, Sects, Death
StyleFor men, Atmospheric

Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.

Swamp Thing (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersMonsters, Superhero
PlotViruses, Supernatural, Revenge, Investigation

CDC researcher Abby Arcane investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but she soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.

Primal (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
PlotDeath, Survival

A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.

The Boys (2019)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CharactersCelebrities, Criminals, Superhero, Killers, Superhero team, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Investigation, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Fancy, Action, Worth watching, Fascinating, Dark, By comics

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Jett (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

Wu Assassins (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
PlotMartial Arts, Death, Supernatural

The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.

L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy
PlotAdventures, Death, Karate

Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

Pandora (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersStudents, Aliens
PlotTechnology, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Space
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Easy

In the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything finds a new life at Earth's Space Training Academy where she learns to defend the galaxy from intergalactic threats.

Warigami (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryCanada, USA

Wendy Ohata has just made three startling realizations: One, she has a twin brother named Vincent. Two, she’s a kami-jin - a descendent of an ancient Japanese people who can turn paper into deadly weapons. And three, there’s a kami-jin warrior named Sadako hunting her down for reasons she doesn’t understand.

Batwoman (2019)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CharactersLesbians, Sisters, Superhero, Family
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope

Watchmen (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
CharactersDetectives, Superhero, Superhero team
PlotFBI, Superpowers

Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

The Witcher (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryPoland, USA
CharactersElves, Wizards, Witches, Monsters
PlotMagic, Love, betrayal, Relationship, Intrigue, Fate, Adventures, Superpowers
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Spectacular, Atmospheric

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Britannia (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSoldier, Strong women
PlotWar, Love, Power
PlaceRoman Empire
TimeMiddle Ages

An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Or so they say.

Altered Carbon (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Investigation, Technology
StyleSpectacular, Netflix, By books

After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

Cobra Kai (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
Genreaction, comedy, drama
PlotMartial Arts, Karate
StyleSpectacular, Easy

This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.

Final Space (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
StyleFascinating, Easy, Spectacular

An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick Mooncake embark on serialized journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the last point in the universe, if it actually does exist.

Impulse (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action
PlotTeleportation, Supernatural, Investigation

Follow 16-year-old Henrietta, aka Henry, who discovers she has the ability to teleport. The first time she realizes this, she is in a truck with her high school’s Golden Boy, who tries to rape her.

Station 19 (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersFirefighters, Rescue, Strong women, Partners
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together they put their own lives in jeopardy as first responders to save the lives of others.

Black Lightning (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersCriminals, Superhero, Sisters, Lesbians

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

Troy: Fall of a City (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Australia
PlotWar, betrayal, Death, Love

A rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege of Troy.

Titans (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersDemons, Superhero, Superhero team
PlotTravel, Revenge, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Netflix, Fascinating, By comics, Atmospheric, DC, Action

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

9-1-1 (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersFirefighters, Police, Rescue

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.

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 8.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersSpecial agents, Terrorists, CIA, Spy
PlotInvestigation, Viruses
StyleBy books, Spectacular, Fascinating

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

Condor (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersCIA, Terrorists, Special agents, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Technology, Viruses
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, By books

Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by Sydney Pollack’s 1975 political thriller Three Days of the Condor.

Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CharactersFriends, Teenagers, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Revenge, Investigation, Teleportation
StyleFascinating, Action, Spectacular

Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.

Krypton (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
PlotUprising, Adventures, Investigation, Martial Arts, Fate
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

The Purge (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersCriminals, Killers
PlotSurvival, Parties, Death, Politics, Love triangle

Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night throws at them. As the clock winds down with their fates hanging in the balance, each character is forced to reckon with their pasts as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.

The Outpost (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, fantasy
PlotMagic, Travel, Revenge
PlaceSmall towns
TimeMiddle Ages

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

Watership Down (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Fleeing their doomed warren, a group of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersStrong women, Superhero, Princesses, Soldier
PlotAdventures, Superpowers, Uprising
StyleFor children

In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.

Insomnia (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama

A group of unwitting strangers, one by one, find themselves trapped and drugged by a mysterious captor. They begin to realize they are part of a twisted game, called Insomnia, from which they are unable to escape without being killed or becoming killers themselves.

Star Wars Resistance (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
StyleFor children

Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot for the Resistance, is tasked with a top secret mission to investigate the First Order, a growing threat in the galaxy.

Extinct (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
PlotSurvival, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse, Future

400 years after the extinction of the human race, a small group of humans are revived by an alien civilization. The colony of revived humans encounter struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before, while trying to understand and get along with the mysterious aliens who revived them.

Legion (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersPsychologists, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures, Power, Teleportation
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleFancy, Action, Spectacular, Fascinating

David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

The Blacklist: Redemption (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, crime
StyleSpectacular, Action

Covert operative Tom Keen joins forces with Susan "Scottie" Hargrave, the brilliant and cunning chief of a covert mercenary organization that solves problems that are too dangerous for the government.

SEAL Team (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, military
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier, Psychologists
PlotWar, Adventures, Martial Arts
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

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

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CharactersDetectives, Superhero team, Superhero
PlotDeath, Technology, Power
PlaceUSA, Russia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, drama

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.

Ransom (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryCanada, France, USA, Germany
CharactersPartners, Criminals

Inspired by the professional experiences of crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert who with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. Together, they travel around the globe to help multinational corporations and governmental agencies with complex negotiations and conflict resolution.

Future Man (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
PlotTime travel, Parties
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.