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Top 10 Action / Adventure tv shows


Action is one of the best genres of film, giving us exciting explosions, gun fights, and plots that keep us on our toes. Television shows are no different, every episode leaving us on the edge of our seat, and pondering all week about what will happen until the next episode airs. We imagine ourselves as our favorite spy or mobster, and for a few hours each week we can glimpse into the lives of those see much more action in their lives than most of us (thankfully). Over the last few years some fantastic Action/Adventure T.V. shows have come out, and being huge fans of thrills, we have picked the best action tv shows and rated them all, giving you ten excellent options.

List of top 10 action / adventure tv shows

All of the shows below are either well established in their later seasons or recently completed their time on the air, but all of them are top notch and highly popular Action television shows. We will provide all the information you need including the latest season out, actors involved and more, as well as a link to purchase them, making it as easy as possible for you to start enjoying your own action packed adventure. From saving the country from terrorists with Jack Bauer to seeing what a day in the life of a real mobster is like, the shows listed below will place you in the shoes of some of the most thrilling and exciting characters ever to see the light of film.

Overview

24

Jack Bauer has a bit of a knack for uncovering conspiracies, trusting his gut, and ending up knee deep in danger and out of time. Each season of 24 covers one day in the life of Jack Bauer as he finds the truth and ultimately saves the day.

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Currently on it's eight and final season, the hit TV show 24 has proven to be the best, making number one on our list of action television shows. 24 is so named because each season is one day, or 24 hours, in the day of Jack Bauer, who works for an counter terrorist unit for the USA.

Specs

Actors : Kiefer Sutherland - Jack Bauer , Mary Lynn Rajskub - Chloe O'Brian, Carlos Bernard - Tony Almeida, Elisha Cuthbert - Kim Bauer

Latest Season Out : All


Overview

The Sopranos

The Sopranos followed the story of the Sopranos crime family and gave us a unique perspective of a side of organized crime we usually don't get to see. Place yourself in the shoes of real gangsters in this award winning series.

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Although the series has come to an end, the impact it left on both the action/crime genre and those of us who watched it will be remembered forever. Being off the air, the entire series start to finish is available to purchase either season by season or all together in a boxed set.

Specs

Actors : James Gandolfini - Tony Soprano , Edie Falco - Carmela Soprano , Dominic Chianese Junior Soprano , Lorraine Bracco Dr. Jennifer Melfi

Latest Season Out : All

Overview

Prison Break

When one man is falsey accused and sentenced to prision due to a political conspiracy, his brother stops at nothing to help, including getting himself into the same prison in order to break them both out.

Features

Packed with mystery, conspiracy theories and non stop action, Prison Break will keep you guessing and captivated. Follow the story of two brothers, one accused of a crime he claims he didn't commit, and the other determined to break them both out from the inside. With non stop action and clever writing, it's no wonder Prison break made our list of top action tv shows.

Specs

Actors : Dominic Purcell - Lincoln Burrows, Wentworth Miller - Michael Scofield, Amaury Nolasco - Fernando Sucre, Robert Knepper - Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell

Latest Season Out : All

Overview

Smallville

Watch Superman's story from the very beginning, as Smallville takes us back to his childhood and teenage years to see how he became the man we all know. Smallville will give you an insight to Superman you've never seen before.

Features

The best thing about Smallville is watching the young Superman develop the relationships that we all know so well, such as his growing animosity for famed super villan Lex Luthor as well as his romantic endeavors with the Lane family. Watching Superman struggle with not only his awkward adolescence but also with learning to use the powers he unwillingly possesses, this show is a lot of fun.

Specs

Actors : Tom Welling - Clark Kent, Allison Mack - Chloe Sullivan, Erica Durance - Lois Lane , Michael Rosenbaum - Lex Luthor

Latest Season Out : Season 10


Overview

The Wire

Take a look at the Baltimore crime scene, both through the eyes of the criminals and drug dealers that work there and also the law enforcement. Get a unique insight to the world of crime in a major city.

Features

This award winning television show allows you to see through the eyes of both sides of crime, those who commit it and those who try to stop it and the thin line that seperates the different sides. Excellent writing landmarks this series as well as the phenomenal acting and it's intriguing plot line.

Specs

Actors : Dominic West - Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty, John Doman - William A. Rawls, Wendell Pierce - Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland,

Latest Season Out : All Out


Overview

Heroes

A part of the world's population developed unbelievable abilities, and now they must use them to save the fate of the world. As some of the "heroes" use their powers for good, just as many use theirs for evil, watch their stories unfold.

Features

Each hero as a unique ability ranging from the ability to read minds to being able to fly; but with great power comes great responsbility. As each Hero struggles to manage their powers and try to use them to help save others, some have different more evil things in mind.

 

Specs

Actors : Jack Coleman - Noah Bennet , Hayden Panettiere - Claire Bennet, Milo Ventimiglia - Peter Petrelli, Masi Oka - Hiro Nakamura

Latest Season Out : All Out

Overview

Lost

When a plane crashes on a mysterious island in the middle of nowhere, the survivors must work together to survive, but they soon find out the place they crashed is no ordinary island; it's one shrouded with danger.

Features

Each survivor from the plane crash has a unique back story that led them to get on the doomed flight, and a past to leave behind. Lost will pull you in and have you guessing with each episode as the mystery surrounding the island slowly unravels.


Specs

Actors :Jorge Garcia - Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes, Naveen Andrews - Sayid Jarrah, Matthew Fox - Jack Shephard, Josh Holloway - James 'Sawyer' Ford

Latest Season Out : All

Overview

Burn Notice

Stuck in Miami and burned ( or fired ) from the spy community, Micheal Westen must do what he can to clear his name and try to survive in the mean time. With help from old friends, he just might put his spy abilites to good use.

Features

On top of being one of the most watched shows on television, Burn Notice offers clever excitement and a thrills with every episode. Watch as Micheal Westen helps people in need in Miami as he does his best to clear his name and regain his position in the espionage profession.


Specs

Actors : Jeffrey Donovan - Michael Westen, Gabrielle Anwar - Fiona Glenanne, Bruce Campbell - Sam Axe, Sharon Gless - Madeline Westen

Latest Season Out : Season 4


Overview

Rescue Me

Tommy Gavin is a dedicated Firefighter who day after day has to balance his work life and personal. With his ex wife now dating other men and his job getting more and more stressful, can he cope?

Features

Rescue Me is a compelling drama that shows how delicate the line is between personal and professional. Having an extremely stressful job as a firefighter, Tom Gavin also has to balance watching his ex wife date, and make sure the chaos of one world doesnt interfere with the other.


Specs

Actors : Denis Leary - Tommy Gavin, Michael Lombardi - Mike Silletti, Steven Pasquale - Sean Garrity, Daniel Sunjata - Franco Rivera

Latest Season Out : Season Six

Overview

Chuck

Although highly comical, Chuck is an action packed series that follows the story of Chuck, an ordinary guy who accidently downloaded government secrets and has to work with agents to keep them safe.

Features

Stuck between an NSA agent and a CIA agent, Chuck's life got complicated and dangerous literally overnight. After downloading government secrets into his brain, Chuck is in constant danger, offering the show a ton of fun spy scenes and explosions, as well as a hilarous set of charcters sure to get you hooked.


Specs

Actors : Zachary Levi - Chuck Bartowski, Yvonne Strahovski - Sarah Walker, Sarah Lancaster - Ellie Bartowski, Adam Baldwin - John Casey

Latest Season Out : Season 3