TV series about terrorists

TV series about terrorists
List of the best terrorist TV shows selected by our site visitors: Caliphate, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Homeland, The Looming Tower, Fauda, Bodyguard, Blood & Treasure, Carlos / Le prix du Chacal, 24: India, The Day.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Caliphate (2020)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden

National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - the true path. Kalifat is a thriller about the intermingled fates of five young women who get caught up in the seducing and destroying force of religious fundamentalism.

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

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.

Homeland (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn.

The Looming Tower (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

Fauda (2015)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryIsrael
Duration00:40

A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.

Bodyguard (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:11

A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.

Blood & Treasure (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA

An antiquities expert teams up with an art thief to catch a terrorist who funds his attacks using stolen artifacts.

Carlos / Le prix du Chacal (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration05:34

Carlos is a French-German television and cinema biographical film from 2010, about the life of the 1970s international terrorist Carlos the Jackal, from his first series of attacks in 1973 until his arrest in 1994. It premiered as a three-part TV mini-series on French pay channel Canal+, with the three parts airing on 19 May, May 26 and June 2, 2010. On the same day it premiered on Canal+, the full 5½ hour version was also shown out of competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. Produced by Daniel Leconte of French production company Film En Stock and Jens Meuer of German production company Egoli Tossell Film, in association with Canal+ and French Arte, it was directed by Olivier Assayas from a screenplay by Leconte, Assayas and Dan Franck, and stars Édgar Ramírez as Carlos. The film exists both as a three-part mini-series and a feature film of various lengths between 338 and 319 minutes, but also in several abridged versions, from 187 minutes down to 166 minutes. Classified as a theatrical film as well as a TV film/TV mini-series, Carlos has been awarded both theatrical awards and TV awards; among them the 2010 Golden Globe award for the 'Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television', the 2010 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Director, the National Society of Film Critics 2010 award for Best Director, the New York Film Critics Circle 2010 award for Best Foreign Language Film, the 2010 European Film Award for Best Editor, the 2010 Critics Award for Best Film at the São Paulo International Film Festival, and Édgar Ramírez won the 2010 César Award for Most Promising Actor.

24: India (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryIndia

This thriller series focuses on an anti-terrorist unit agent named Jai Singh Rathod who has twenty-four hours to save the country from a major terrorist attack.

The Day (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryBelgium

The nerve-racking events of a cold winter's day, seen from two different perspectives. The odd episodes tell the story of a team of police negotiators and special forces who respond to a hostage crisis in a small bank branch. The even episodes tell exactly the same events, only through the eyes of the criminals inside and their victims.

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The Enemy Within (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Erica Shepherd is a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as the most notorious traitor in American history serving life in a Supermax prison. Against every fiber of his being but with nowhere else to turn, FBI Agent Will Keaton enlists Shepherd to help track down a fiercely dangerous and elusive criminal she knows all too well. While Shepherd and Keaton have different motivations for bringing the enemy to justice, they both know that to catch a spy… they must think like one.

Carnival Row (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.

Sleeper Cell (2005)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.

Condor (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:06

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.

Manhunt: Unabomber (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Follow Jim Fitzgerald, the FBI agent who tracked down Ted Kaczynksi, aka the “Unabomber,” and brought him to justice through his expertise in profiling and linguistics.

King (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada

King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a breakdown on television. Season 2 began production in September 2011 and premiered 29 February 2012.On June 2, 2012, it was reported that King had been cancelled after 2 seasons.

Miss Sherlock (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:35

Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided by the principal of justice. Sherlock and Wato Tachibana get to know each other through a case and begin to rely on each other.

Strike Back (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46

The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.

Special OPS (2020)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia

The series follows Himmat Singh of Research and Analysis Wing who draws similar patterns in terrorist attacks and is convinced a single person is behind all the attacks. His task force team of five agents living in various parts of the world aim to catch the mastermind. The story is based on an inspiration taken from nineteen years worth of national significant events.

GHOUL (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryIndia
Duration01:40

A newly minted military interrogator arrives at a covert detention center to discover that some of the terrorists held there are not of this world.

Psycho-Pass (2012)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:25

Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed on each citizen's body called the Psycho-Pass. It follows members of Unit One of the Public Safety Bureau's Criminal Investigation Division and the crimes they investigate.

You Are Wanted (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
Duration02:08

Lukas Franke finds himself a victim of a hacking attack, his online information altered to implicate him as having masterminded a cyber-attack on Berlin resulting in a city-wide blackout. Suspected as a terrorist, Lukas scrambles to find out why he's been targeted, as even his family and friends begin to doubt his innocence.

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

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

Hidden (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:41

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

The Woods (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryPoland, USA

Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.

Powers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?

Sharp Objects (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

The Firm (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43

As a young associate, Mitchell McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob—and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection program, Mitch and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives and their future—only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere.

The Shadow Line (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a profound personal tragedy, risking it all on one last deal; to the brilliantly lethal puppet-master who gradually emerges from the shadows to bring the story to its shocking climax The Shadow Line explores the morality of these characters as they negotiate the repercussions of Wratten's death and attempt to navigate the fine line between right and wrong. As the thread around Wratten's operation begins to unravel, the web of intrigue becomes more complex and the question of which side of the line they stand on becomes increasingly blurred. An intelligent and gripping conspiracy thriller that delves to the heart of human morality, The Shadow Line will have audiences enthralled over six taut and thrilling episodes. Faced with similar dilemmas, on which side of the line would you stand?




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