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Top 41 TV Shows like Shooter That Portrays Pure Action!

Are You someone who is an absolute die heart fan for witnessing a good action piece in any movie or series? Well, if so, you must have heard the name of the series called Shooter. The Shooter is one of the most prominent series, based on Stephen Hunter’s best-selling novel “Point of Impact” and the 2007 film starring Mark Wahlberg, stars Ryan Phillippe.

It recounts the brave journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a brilliant ex-Marine excellent sniper who is persuaded to return to duty after learning of a conspiracy to assassinate the president.

And if you are someone who found this series to be something you are obsessed with and can’t wait for the season renewal, here are a bunch of series you might try to explore in the meantime. All these series do have certain similarities with the Shooter and will definitely make your blood run faster with the action sequences.

So, without further ado, let’s jump into the article to find out the 41 best television series that you must consider watching if you have found Shooter as your cup of tea; let the rush of adrenalin begin!

24 (2001-2010)

24 (2001-2010)

Top 41 Tv Shows like Shooter That You Must Consider To Watch!

Down below, there is a vivid list of 41 of the best series, which are action masterpieces and have been loved all around the globe; read more to find out the next series you will be binging!

24 (2001-2010)

One of the most eminent dynamic duos, Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, made their joint venture in order to create the Fox television action drama series called ’24’, which was indeed loved and cherished by the audiences a lot.

The main reason behind this popularity was the initiation of this series which goes above and beyond just being a story about any highly qualified agent who possesses the motto of ‘ends exceed the means’ and hence becomes a loyal functioning agent for the Los Angeles-based Anti-Terrorist Unit.

The entire series is said to revolve around Jack Bauer, who is established as the director in chief of L.a. Counter-Terrorist Unit of Field Operations. Throughout the series, he races against the clock to stop terrorist plots and save his country from catastrophic disaster.

In the series, the acclaimed actor Kiefer Sutherland plays the character of the protagonist, defending agent Jack Bauer. This series is now available to watch on Prime Video and Hulu.

24 (2001-2010)

24 (2001-2010)

Prison Break (2005-2009)

Another very prominent series of all time definitely includes Prison Break, which is a very well-cherished Fox television series with high notes of action in it, and it was developed by renowned filmmaker Paul Scheuring.

The series is much more famous for its fantastic plot, which is set across the journey of an innocent man who is sentenced to death row as a result of a political fraud scheme, and his only alternative is his brother, who finds it his mission to purposely get himself transferred to the exact same penitentiary in order to break both of them out from the inside.

Moreover, the series reflects the unique bond shared between two brothers named Lincoln Burrows, portrayed by renowned actor Dominic Purcell, and Michael Scofield, who was brought alive in the series by Wentworth Miller. The series called Prison Break is available to stream on Hulu alongside Netflix.

Prison Break (2005-2009)

Prison Break (2005-2009)

The Unit (2006-2009)

Acclaimed filmmaker David Mamet developed the American action television series called The Unit. Within a very few weeks of its broadcast, the show definitely became the talk of the town. The plot of the series centers on a very confidential military unit inspired by the real-life United States Military special operations unit known as Delta Force.

Moreover, it follows a covert unit of Special Forces agents as they put themselves in jeopardy on undercover missions throughout the world while their families stay at home.

The unique aspect of this series that has been made out of the box is the impact of the group’s missions on the members’ spouses, and girlfriends are one of the show’s main themes.

The series had been cherished a lot by the audience all over the globe during its active time when it was broadcasted on the channel called CBS from March 7, 2006, through May 10, 2009, encompassing four distinct seasons that contained a total of 69 episodes, all of which are currently available to stream on Hulu.

The Unit (2006-2009)

The Unit (2006-2009)

The Killing (2007)

Another very unique yet quite short-lived series that gathered all the attention of the audiences is the series called The Killing which can be defined as the AMC criminal drama that made its first appearance in the public eye on April 3, 2011.

It is said to be based on the Danish TV show called Forbrydelsen, which converted into English as The Crime and was very successful in its way to gather the audience’s affection. Hence eminent director Veena Sud decided to create the American version, which was produced under the umbrella of Fox Television Studios and Fuse Entertainment. 

The series is well known for its plot, which revolves around two titular characters called Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder, who are referred to as the homicide investigators based in Seattle, Washington, who are featured in every distinct episode as they investigate a number of murders.

The series was, however, initiated as a very short-lived one as canceled by AMC in July 2012 after two seasons, but the way it was anticipated by the fans it created around the world, it was revived for a third and fourth season as a joint venture of Fox Television Studios and Netflix, which now streams all the episodes on their platform.

The Killing (2015)

The Killing (2015}

Strike Back (2010-2020)

One of the eminent series that was indeed in the game for a long run is called Strike Back would be defined as a British-American intervention as a spy-drama Television series adapted from a novel by the same name authored by Chris Ryan, who is not only an acclaimed writer but also has a background of being former veteran SAS trooper, hence have witnessed many consequences of emergencies within a close distance, he was aided to create the series by director M. J. Bassett, among others.

The show takes us back to serious times as it follows Section 20, a distinctive branch called ‘The British Defense Intelligence Service’ (DI) that works a few high-risk, high-priority operations around the world.

When they arrive in Malaysia, they meet Katrina Zharkova, a highly trained renegade Russian operative with dubious loyalties who are compelled by their new commander, Colonel.

Alexander Coltrane, S20, travels across Southeast Asia in search of the crucial stolen substance from the wrecked Russian jet. Strike Back has action-packed it in like never seen before, and it is currently available to watch on platforms called on Amazon, iTunes, and Google Play.

Strike Back (2010-2020)

Strike Back (2010-2020)

Last Resort (2012-2013)

Last Resort ranks name as another very popular action series of recent times; it can be briefed as a military drama that premiered on the channel called ABC from September 27, 2012, until January 24, 2013; hence has gained an enormous fan base in very less stretch of time.

The series was developed by Shawn Ryan with Karl Gajdusek, who was the Us submarine who scoops up Navy SEALs and is given the command to fire a nuclear weapon.

As the series continues, one could find the Captain declines to fire due to the command’s circumstances. Eventually, after escaping an attack by another US submarine, the crew, including Sealants, seeks refuge on a small island.

The series concludes with a series of rebellions that lead to the destruction of Colorado while Chaplin remains on board. The series Last Resort s still available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Last Resort (2012-2013)

Last Resort (2012-2013)

Blacklist (2013- )

One of the very acclaimed series that gained a lot of fanbase can be referred to as the famous series called Blacklist, which is an American crime drama that came to the public’s eyes on the eminent channel called NBC on September 23, 2013, and still runs very successfully and have made vast fan following all around the globe.

This one-of-a-kind action series of episodes features Raymond Reddington, also called Red, portrayed by James Spader, a retired US Navy commander who has long been on the FBI’s highly wanted list. Red was dubbed “The Concierge of Crime” by the media because he handled shady dealings for lawbreakers all around the world. 

He will notify them of their operations in exchange for an exemption from prosecution on the condition that he just speaks to Liz on her first day of employment. A succession of crucial events set the stage for the race to end terrorism.

What exactly are Red’s intentions in turning this investigation? If you are curious to know the answer to it, then discover it by yourself by watching this series on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Blacklist (2013- )

Blacklist (2013- )

Crisis (2014)

The Crisis can easily be recalled by thousands of people who really adore the genre of action, and it is an eminent television show that aired from March 16 through June 22, 2014, on a channel called NBC.

The plot line of this series makes it more distinct than any other series of all time as it follows an ambush that occurs on a school excursion for pupils of Ballard High School, which is attended by the children of Washington, D.C.’s affluent strata, including the president’s son.

As the plot takes turns, one might find on his first day on the job, Secret Service agent Marcus Finley finds himself in the midst of a national catastrophe. Susie Dunn, an FBI agent, realizes that one of the stolen children is the daughter of CEO Meg Fitch. 

The series, however, had mixed responses and hence had ups and downs in its curve; initially, Crisis was canceled by NBC on May 9, 2014, halfway through the first season.

The remaining episodes premiered on May 25, with the two-hour season finale episode showing on June 22. All the episodes of this series are exclusively available on Amazon and Vudu platforms.

Crisis (2014)

Crisis (2014)

Live Another Day (2014-)

One of the prominent television series that comes next down the list is called 24: Live Another Day; it is much more a part or sequel of the renowned series called 24, which is why it is also known as Season 9 or Day 9, that actually aired on Fox from May 5, 2014, until July 14, 2014, and indeed was one of the fan favorites for a long amount of time.

The events of Season 8 take place four years afterward in Live Another Day. James Heller, the president, is working on a deal with a treaty in Europe, where a hacker collective preaching information liberation has enlisted the help of Chloe O’Brian. 

When he learns of an upcoming murder attempt on Heller, Jack Bauer, who has been monitoring Chloe’s group’s movements while living in exile, returns.

The premiere aired on Sky 1 in England and Ireland on May 6, although the rest of the series showed on Wednesday nights. However, now you can watch this series on the digital platform of Tubi, Amazon Prime, and Google Play.

Live Another Day (2014-)

Live Another Day (2014-)

How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Another very eminent series that you must never miss if you liked Shooter is called How to Get Away with Murder, and it can be briefly referred to as a legal thriller television series consisting of certain bits of action like never before; the series initially premiered on ABC on September 25, 2014, and will run through May 14, 2020, which made it a horse of long run.

Peter Nowalk conceived the show, which was produced by Shonda Rhimes under the umbrella of ABC Studios. The episode was filmed on ABC as part of a night series produced by Shondaland, Rhimes’ production but rather became a fan favorite to binge-watch.

This series brings us all to the journey of a woman called Annalise Keating, a defense attorney and law professor at a top Philadelphia university, played by Viola Davis, and she becomes entangled in a murder plot with five of her students.

The show has also won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Television Drama, and it is available on Netflix, Vudu, Apple TV, and Prime Video.

How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Modus (2015)

Another very famous series that could be your cup of tea if you like Shooter is called Modus. It is a Swedish televised psychological thriller drama that was directed by the eminent filmmaker duo called Lisa Siwe and Mani Maserrat, inspired by the novel Frukta Inte by Norwegian author and lawyer Anne Holt.

Inger Johanne Vik, a Swedish crime psychologist and profiler who now has previously worked with both the Swedish police and also the FBI in the United States is the subject of the show. 

Stina, Inger Johanne’s autistic eldest daughter, unwittingly sees a murder for hire while the family attends a wedding at a neighboring hotel in the first season. Surprisingly, the killer spares Stina’s life while remaining anonymous. The first eight-part series premiered on TV4 in September 2015, but it is currently accessible on Amazon Prime Video.

Modus (2015)

Modus (2015)

Mr Robot (2015)

One of the most renowned series of all time that gives a similar flair of action to Shooter is called Mr. Robot, which is a USA Network drama thriller television series produced by Sam Esmail.

The series revolves around the protagonist called, Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and hacker with social anxiety disorder, severe depression, and dissociative identity disorder, who is played by Rami Malek. Elliot is persuaded to join the hacktivist group “society” by an insurgent anarchist played by Christian Slater. 

However, as the story further evolves, one might find the organization intends to destroy all debt records by encrypting the financial data of E Corp, the world’s largest firm. The series’ protagonist is Elliot Alderson, a young man residing in New York City who works as a cybersecurity engineer for the company Allsafe.

On a daily level, I deal with social anxiety, dissociative identity disorder, chronic depression, and drug addiction. To know more about this mysterious action series, watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

Mr Robot (2015)

Mr Robot (2015)

Fauda (2015-)

Another very prominent series that has gained a lot of popularity, especially within the community of individuals who like the genre of action, is called Fauda, which is defined to be a prominent Israeli series that was created by Lior Raz with Avi Issacharoff based on their military experiences.

The show made its first appearance in the public eye on February 15, 2015, and has gained a lot of love since. It follows Doron, a commander of the Mista’arvim unit, and his crew as they chase a Hamas arch-terrorist dubbed “The Panther” in the first season. Doron is living his livelihood in a vineyard after resigning from the Israel National Guard. 

However, he is dragged back into active service after finding that an adversary whom Doron thought his squad had slain is still alive and intends to attend his brother’s wedding. During the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict, the first season was shot at the land of Kafr Qasim.

All three seasons of Fauda are now available to be streamed exclusively on Netflix, while the fourth is on its way to reaching the public eye probably on the same platform.

Fauda (2015-)

Fauda (2015-)

Narcos (2015-2017)

Three of the most eminent filmmakers called, Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro, joined their hands and masterminds together and gave birth to the most unique crime drama television series Narcos.

This series is rather unfiltered and harsh, abrasively original series chronicles the remarkable real-life narrative of the legendary drug barons of the late 1980s and the daring attempts of law enforcement to confront them head-on in cruel, deadly fights.

A Mexican DEA agent is dispatched to Colombia as part of a US scheme to apprehend and eventually kill him. Its fascinating story follows the attempts to control cocaine, one of the world’s most important commodities, as well as the various institutions involved, including legal, political, police, military, and ordinary people. This series is available on Amazon Prime as well as Netflix.

Narcos (2015-2017)

Narcos (2015-2017)

American Odyssey (2015)

The Shooter is a series loved by all recently. However, there have been a number of underrated masterpieces which would bring you a similar experience, and one such piece includes a very short-running series that premiered from April 5, 2015, through June 28, 2015, NBC aired the television series under the name of American Odyssey.

The series, created by Peter Horton, Adam Armus, and Kay Foster, revolves around a U.S. Army team on a secret mission in Mali, discovering that a major U.S. company has been funding Islamist terror groups and the disguise to go undercover, which involves the team of U.S. soldiers being attacked and killed by private military contractors dispatched by the same company.

Three families are torn apart when a stranded female soldier, a disillusioned corporate attorney, and a mistreated political activist are all lured into the same shocking global military plot. The unique series featuring Anna Friel, Peter Facinelli, and Jake Robinson, amongst others, is available to be streamed on Netflix and NBC.com.

American Odyssey (2015)

American Odyssey (2015)

Blindspot (2015-2020)

One of the eminent television series that you will like if you have found the Shooter interesting is called Blindspot, an American television crime drama developed by Martin Gero that broadcasts on NBC and is produced by Warner Bros. TV.

It stars Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander. The plot of the New York-set thriller centers around Jane Doe, and the FBI captain of the team Agent was called Kurt Weller.

Jane, Kurt Weller, and the FBI identified that each tattoo on her body represents a crime to be solved, bringing them closer to uncovering the truth about her personality and the mysteries to be exposed. The connection between Weller and Jane is at the link connecting Weller and Jane.

With no recollection of her history and perplexing tattoos all around her body, Jane embarks on an adventure to discover her true identity. The platform called Amazon Prime lets you stream this unique series.

Blindspot (2015-2020)

Blindspot (2015-2020)

Designated Survivor (2016-2019)

The Shooter is definitely a television series packed with actions, and if you have found interest in it, another series that has the exact same taste in it is Designated Survivor, an American political thriller drama television series produced by David Guggenheim.

The president, all members of the executive branch, and Thomas Kirkman, the Secretary of housing and urban development, who had been designated as the designated survivor, are all killed when an explosion destroys the Capitol Building on the night of the stage of the Union.

The series has been loved by action enthusiasts all around the globe for more than three whole years. It aired for three seasons, first on ABC and then only on Netflix for the third and final season.

An acclaimed actor called Kiefer Sutherland plays Thomas Kirkman, an American professor who rises from Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to President of the United States after an explosion kills everyone in the presidential line of succession.

Designated survivor (2016-2019)

Designated survivor (2016-2019)

Ingobernable (2017-)

Another very prominent television series that has a great resemblance with the recent hook series called the Shooter is Ingobernable.On March 24, 2017, Netflix released the Mexican political drama series Ingobernable.

It stars a huge number of great cinema personalities among with noticeable includes Kate del Castillo. Del Castillo plays Emilia Urquiza, Mexico’s fictitious First Lady, while Erik Hayser plays Diego Nava, Mexico’s legendary president.

The plot of the series has made its way out of the box and a never seen before consequences alongside great action sequences. The presidential couple was seen to strive for marital harmony in their country, but they were hampered by unexpected challenges and the rise of a big scandal.

As the couple’s daughter and son, the president’s chief of staff and the Secretary of the Interior, Alicia Jaziz, Alessio Valentini Padilla, Erendira Ibarra, and lvaro Guerrero, fill out the cast. The first season of this Netflix sitcom launched on March 24, 2017, and was immediately renewed for a second season.

Ingobernable (2017-)

Ingobernable (2017-)

Seal team (2017- )

One of the most popular and longest-running television series that follows an American military drama is called  Seal Team, which was created by a movie mastermind called Benjamin Cavell. The sitcom was developed by CBS Studios and broadcast on CBS on September 27, 2017.

The series follows the Bravo Team, a sub-unit of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group, the most elite unit of Navy SEALs, as they plan and execute all the lethal operations and agendas around the world with little warning, alongside the pressure placed on them and their families.

This series has been cherished all around the map as an elite team of United States Navy SEALs, David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Jessica Paré, Neil Brown Jr., A. J. Buckley, and Toni Trucks star, and in February 2022, the series was renewed for a sixth season, which would broadcast on September 18, 2022. However, you might be able to watch the entire series on Paramount Plus, Netflix, and Voot.

Seal team (2017- )

Seal team (2017- )

The Punisher (2017-2019)

Another very popular television series that continued to provide action at its best and is definitely worth watching is The Punisher which can be referred to as a Netflix web TV series developed by Steve Lightfoot based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.

It is a spin-off of Marvel’s Daredevil and is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), bringing the company’s films and other TV shows together.

The plot of this entire series is what made it stand out from the crowd as it follows Frank Castle, a military veteran introduced in the second season of ‘Daredevil’ who goes by the moniker “the Punisher” and fights criminals.

Frank Castle is haunted by the murder of his family. Close friend Billy Russo, who commands the private military group Anvil, and former NSA expert Micro, who shares common adversaries with Castle and assists him as part of an apparent marriage of convenience, are supporting the vigilante in his fight against criminals.

The Punisher (2017-2019)

Marvel’s The Punisher

S.W.A.T. (2017- )

Another very popular series which is binged watched all around the world by a massive number of action enthusiasts can definitely be named to be S.W.A.T. which is rather loved by people around the globe as an American crime drama television series based on Rick Husky and Robert Hamner’s 1975 TV series and the film of the same name.

The new show was created by Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and Shawn Ryan. Shemar Moore portrays a local S.W.A.T. sergeant who has recently been tasked with managing a specific strategic squad that is the final stop in Los Angeles law enforcement.

Sergeant Daniel and his Los Angeles police officers fight criminals while keeping the public secure. Former Marine Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson has everything it takes to be a fantastic pioneer and extension of the divide between his two universes, torn between dedication to the place he was raised and commitment to his brothers in blue.

S.W.A.T. (2017- )

S.W.A.T. (2017- )

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Valor (2017)

The Shooter has definitely been a masterpiece when it comes to action drama, but another series that has announced its name to be loud and proud is loved by the audiences and does have several similarities with The Shooter. Acclaimed filmmaker Kyle Jarrow created the American military drama television series Valor.

The sitcom was created by showrunners Anna Fricke and Kyle Jarrow and produced by CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television. The plot centers around a US Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to conduct covert foreign and domestic missions.

Even being a sitcom, the series had made the action sequences really prominent, which gave it a whole new level of uniqueness. The series, however, saw certain ups and downs in its graph of success as it began on The CW on October 9, 2017, as part of the 2017-18 television season in the United States.

The CW announced in November 2017 that it would not order any additional episodes of the series beyond the 13 already produced. The CW canceled Valor after one season on May 8, 2018. This series is available on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV.

Valor (2017)

Valor (2017).

Training Day (2017)

Another eminent series that has climbed its way up to the peak of being one of the favorite television series of any action lover is The Training Day. Training Day can rather be described as a CBS murder mystery television series that aired from February 2 through May 20, 2017.

Officer Kyle Craig, who is portrayed by Justin Cornwell, infiltrates the Los Angeles Police Department’s Special Investigations Section (SIS) by working with the ethically ambiguous Detective Frank Roarke, depicted by Bill Paxton, whose off-the-books record has attracted the LAPD’s curiosity.

The series, since its initiation, was immensely loved by the viewers and was able to gather a massive fanbase globally. The series is a continuation of the 2001 film of the same name.

Acclaimed media personalities like Bill Paxton and Justin Cornwell appeared in it, and it was Paxton’s final film before his death in February 2017. Hence has been a symbol of homage to the works he has done to enrich the industry. You can now watch this series on the digital platform of Amazon Prime.

Training Day (2017)

Training Day (2017)

Bodyguard (2018-)

In the midst of great American masterpieces that portray the genre of action at its best, the United Kingdom has not been left behind in any terms. There have been several series from England that can be a tough competitor of the Shooter in its own genre.

One such prominent series is Bodyguard, which can be referred to as a British geopolitical thriller television series created and written by Jed Mercurio and broadcast by World Productions, an ITV Studios branch of the BBC.

The six-part series follows Sheriff’s Deputy David Budd, a British Army battle veteran suffering from PTSD who now works for the Metropolitan Police Agency’s Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch in London.

He is assigned as the chief bodyguard for Julia Montague, the ambitious Home Secretary whose politics he despises.

The series addresses difficult issues such as government control and surveillance of confidential communications, intervention and counterterrorism politics, and PTSD. The show initially debuted on the platform BBC One on August 26, 2018; however, it is now available on Netflix.

Bodyguard (2018-)

Bodyguard (2018-)

Condor (2018-2020)

Another very proclaimed television series that deserves a special mention in the list of series having similar action flavor is Condor, and this can be described as a television thriller series based on James Grady’s novel Six Days of the Condor and its 1975 film adaptation of Three Days of the Condor, which was written by Lorenzo Semple Jr. and David Rayfiel. The show stars Max Irons.

The show has been rather a very recent one which was discontinued due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it has never failed to produce great content episode after episode. The show was produced by Todd Katzberg, Jason Smilovic, and Ken Robinson and premiered on Audience on June 6, 2018. Joe Turner is a naive millennial who joins the CIA to reform it from within.

He uncovers a clandestine program that endangers the lives of millions. When professional assassins slaughter everyone in his office, Joe is forced to engage in conflict with the military-industrial complex’s most dangerous elements. The series called Condor is available to stream on the platform called Amazon Prime Video.

Condor (2018-2020)

Condor (2018-2020)

 9-1-1 (2018- )

The new television series has been loved all around the world by millions of viewers who sit to watch this show every day and hence make it one of the most prominently long-running and successful television action series of all time.

The American procedural drama 9-1-1, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, featuring Angella Bassett, Oliver Stark, Jennifer Hewitt, and many more, is a fast-paced investigation TV show exposing the lifestyles and professions of first rescuers – cops, paramedics, and firefighters – the people who put their own lives in danger to save others.

The uniqueness of the show is included in its fundamental basics, the plot on which it revolves, which has a great difference from any and every show we generally watch. The show covers the lives of Los Angeles police officers, paramedics, firefighters, and dispatchers.

It is based on true, high-pressure interactions of first rescuers who are thrust into heart-stopping situations that are unexpected, exceptional, and inspiring all at the same time. 

As the show starts to take twists and turns over the course of time, these emergency responders must endeavor to save persons who have reached their utmost vulnerable stage while still dealing with personal concerns. You can now watch this series Disney + Hotstar, and it still runs as one of the fans’ favorites.

 9-1-1 (2018- )

9-1-1 (2018- )

The Mire (2018)

Poland has also made its name clear and bright in the practice of producing television series that can easily be considered of world-class level. This series that brought a huge action sequence it which gives tough competition to the Shooter is called The Mire, which can be described as Polish-language television series starring great actors like Dawid Ogrodnik, Andrzej Seweryn, and Zofia Wichacz.

The town has been rocked by a heinous double murder. The “Courier” sends the case to Witold Wanycz, an accomplished journalist. Simultaneously, he discovers the mysterious suicide of two children. They start their own investigation with Piotr, a young journalist.

The plot of this series is quite unique, and so is the transition between the seasons. In the first season, a local politician and a prostitute are murdered in a tiny town. A journalist starts digging into the case while also looking for evidence from his own background.

The second season, on the other side, depicts a potential flood investigation in a tiny community colliding with World War II events. Police, as well as journalists, are both summoned. All sixteen episodes are available to watch on Netflix only.

The Mire (2018)

The Mire (2018)

The Truth Will Out (2018)

Another very popular series that depicted the genre of action at its best, manifesting a great similarity with The Shooter, is The Truth Will Out, which is claimed to be based on a concept by Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W.

Persson and inspired by genuine events, follows a murder investigation and the re-examination of unsolved cases that may be related to the crime. The 100-Year-Old Gentleman Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, Robert Gustafsson, leads the cast as Detective Peter Wendel.

As the plot refolds itself due to the course of time, one would witness Wendel, a single father of a teen-aged child and a man troubled by his past, has lately returned to work at the Stockholm Police after a long sick leave.

Truth Will Out is a deep, intriguing, and binge-worthy series. The Truth Will Out will air in the United States on Monday, March 25, exclusively on Acorn TV and Amazon.

The Truth Will Out (2018)

The Truth Will Out (2018)

The Purge (2018-2019)

One of the greatest underrated masterpieces of all time, which however had to cease itself just after being broadcast in one year, however, had left a huge impact on its viewers. The series can be referred to as The Purge, which is rather claimed to be an American anthologies horror TV show developed by James DeMonaco and based on the same-named brand.

The successful film franchise “The Purge” centers around a 12-hour period during which any crime is tolerated, including vandalism, murder, unlawful burning, and robbery

The plot revolves around a group of disjointed people who reside in a small city in contemporary America ruled by an authoritarian political party.

The series has a great list of star cast as it is featured some of the acclaimed personalities of this industry, like Gabriel Chavarria, Hannah Emily Anderson, Jessica Garza, Lili Simmons, Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell, and Lee Tergesen feature, as does Cindy Robinson, who makes a cameo in her role as Megan Lewis from The Purge. Amazon Prime and Netflix allow viewers to dig more into this series.

The Purge (2018-2019)

The Purge (2018-2019)

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (2018-)

One of the greatest underrated masterpieces of all time, which however had to cease itself just after being broadcast in one year, however, had left a huge impact on its viewers. The series can be referred to as The Purge, which is rather claimed to be an American anthologies horror TV show developed by James DeMonaco and based on the same-named brand.

The successful film franchise “The Purge” centers around a 12-hour period during which any crime is tolerated, including vandalism, murder, unlawful burning, and robbery

The plot revolves around a group of disjointed people who reside in a small city in contemporary America ruled by an authoritarian political party.

The series has a great list of star cast as it is featured some of the acclaimed personalities of this industry, like Gabriel Chavarria, Hannah Emily Anderson, Jessica Garza, Lili Simmons, Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell, and Lee Tergesen feature, as does Cindy Robinson, who makes a cameo in her role as Megan Lewis from The Purge. Amazon Prime and Netflix allow viewers to dig more into this series.

Jack Ryan (2018-)

Jack Ryan (2018-)

Informer (2018)

Again wonders happened in the genre of action films when the two proclaimed filmmakers Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani joined their hands and minds together to create and write the BBC drama series Informer, which was presented by Neal Street Productions. This drama has been showered with immense love from the audience.

Moreover, it is enriched by eminent personalities like Paddy Considine, Bel Powley, and Nabhaan Rizwan, with Jessica Raine star in the six-part series. Raza seems to be a young second-generation British Pakistani guy from London who is pushed into informing by Gabe, a fictional Counter-Terrorism Special Unit counterterrorism officer.

 As the story starts to take an unexpected turn in the course of its journey, one might find Gabe’s sudden position in national security puts him in a range of risky circumstances, alliances, and a battle to manage his civilian existence, being the guy his family knows and becoming a police informer. The show debuted on BBC One on October 16, 2018, and it is currently available on Amazon and Canvas (Belgium).

Informer (2018)

Informer (2018)

When Heroes Fly (2018)

When Heroes Fly is a masterpiece that consists a similar edge in it which was found in The Shooter and cherished by many, the series was made into a reality by a prominent director called Omri Givon.

It is another example of regional language rising its way up in the game of mainstream as it is an Israeli television drama based in part on Amir Gutfreund’s novel of the same name. Utilizing the unique cinematic feature of flashbacks, it explains the important historical periods.  

The plot following the series: initiates with four former IDF warriors who served together in the 2006 Lebanon War have been reintroduced to each other again after many years in a search for Yaeli, a woman thought to have died in a vehicle accident after the war in Colombia, where one of them lives.

The Israeli sitcom, which debuted on Keshet 12 in May 2018, is now available digitally on Netflix.

When Heroes Fly (2018)

When Heroes Fly (2018)

Treadstone (2019)

The Shooter is a masterpiece of an action series. However, certain series that can be claimed to be equivalent to creating a similar atmosphere throughout its broadcast is named Treadstone, which is referred to as a television action drama series inspired by the Bourne movie franchise.

Treadstone investigates the genesis and current activities of a fictitious CIA black cops organization referred to as Operation Treadstone, a secretive organization that uses a behavioral therapy method to convert recruits into nearly-superhuman murderers.

The show, along its way, is seen to follow sleeper spies from throughout the world who are abruptly ‘awakened’ to restart their fatal missions.

An eminent filmmaker named Tim Kring created the show, and he also acts as an executive producer alongside Ramin Bahrani, Ben Smith, Jeffrey Weiner, Justin Levy, Bradley Thomas, and Dan Friedkin. It is, however, available for streaming on Hulu and Amazon Prime Video.

Treadstone (2019)

Treadstone (2019)

Curfew (2019)

Another very prominent series in the genre of action includes the series called Curfew, which can be defined as a Sky television show based on Matthew Read’s dystopian action drama of the same title.

The series has a very unique feature in it which, alongside making it equivalent to Shooter in its actions, has also made it way different from any other series in its futuristic approach. The story is set in the near future, and the Earth will be overtaken by an uncontrollable virus of unknown origin.

To protect the population from the virus that is sweeping the United Kingdom, a totalitarian government imposes a curfew between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., during which anyone caught outside between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. is subjected to quarantine, if not worse. 

 The series called Curfew, its way of traversing a number of episodes, follows a few lucky individuals who are granted the opportunity to compete in an illegal 1,000-kilometer street race, with the ultimate prize being asylum.

The series premiered on Sky One on February 22, 2019, with an ensemble cast that included Sean Bean, Ike Bennett, Phoebe Fox, Thaddea Graham, Guz Khan, and Malachi Kirby, among others, available to stream on Spectrum Tv.

Curfew (2019)

Curfew (2019)

Special Ops (2020-)

West dominated the genre of action movies having a huge number of series produced every year, yet India has successfully created its own place.

India has brightened its own tricolor with a number of action series that have been appreciated all around the globe, and the one that deserves a distinct position in this entire phenomenon, Special Ops by Neeraj Pandey, is a Hindi-language action suspenseful thriller web series for Hotstar Specials.

Himmat Singh (Menon) of the Research and Analysis Wing discovers recurring themes in terrorist attacks and believes they all represent the work of a single individual.

As the series continues its journey, one episode after another, it gets more interesting than ever before, alongside possessing great sequences of action. Singh’s task force unit of five operatives spread across the globe is tasked with apprehending the mastermind.

Special OPS debuted on Hotstar on March 17, 2020, and is currently accessible on the same platform on which it gained a massive fanbase. Moreover, just at the inaugural Filmfare OTT Awards, it garnered eight nominees and three wins. Currently, several sequels to this series have also been produced.

Special Ops (2020-)

Special Ops (2020-)

The Investigation (2020)

One of the eminent six-part series that ensures to be as interesting and filled with action sequences as the series named The Shooter. Hence if you liked the prior one, there is a high possibility that the show called The Investigation will definitely be your cup of tea. This series was created by eminent director Tobias Lindholm.

The plot of this series, however, gives you a whole different dynamic of the socio-political view from the press camera as it is said to be centered around the investigation of Kim Wall’s death, who was very acclaimed around the city as a 30-year-old journalist from Sweden.

The series is rather enriched with the presence of popular actors like Rolf Lassgrd and Pernilla August as Wall’s parents, Sren Malling as Police Chief Jens Miller, Laura Christensen as Police Detective Maibritt Porse, Pilou Asbaek as Special Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen, and Pilou Asbaek as Special Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen.

However, the broadcast of this series has seen some good days along with some bad ones. On September 28, 2020, the series will air on TV2 in Denmark and SVT in Sweden. From January 22 to February 5, 2021, it was broadcast on BBC Two in the United Kingdom. HBO began showing the series on February 1, 2021. However, you can watch this now on Hulu and Prime Video.

The Investigation (2020)

The Investigation (2020)

The Mess You Leave Behind (2020)

Alongside English mainstream series and its epidemic of popularity around the world, several regional language series are also rising their head high to match their quality of production with others.

And while discussing such a series, the one that has a distinct place in the genre of action movies is called The Mess You Leave Behind, which can be defined as a Netflix original Spanish thriller drama streaming television series created by Carlos Montero and based on his novel of the same name.

After her predecessor dies unexpectedly, a literature instructor accepts a replacement teaching position in a small imaginary town in rural Galicia.

 As the story enrolls itself in the adventurous journey along with the viewers, the climax arrives when Raquel, a young literature teacher, gives her marriage a second chance and relocates to her husband’s homeland, which conceals a horrific mystery that she will attempt to discover.

The series has made its way to the audiences on Netflix since December 11, 2020, and hence has received a lot of love and support from its fans.

The Mess You Leave Behind (2020)

The Mess You Leave Behind (2020)

Agent Hamilton (2020)

One of the most eminent Television series of the rather recent times that does possess a number of similarities which is cherished by the audience globally can be named Agent Hamilton.

This series is said to be a masterpiece of its own as it is based in part on Swedish author and journalist Jan Guillou’s Carl Hamilton novel series, which stars Norwegian actor Jakob Oftebro as the mythical Swedish super-spy Carl Hamilton. The spy thriller takes place in the present day and spans Europe.

As the story unfolds in the middle of the journey, several certain factors come to notice that make this series one of a kind. One can witness Hamilton has just returned to Stockholm in the midst of a hacking and explosives wave.

He is a former member hired by the Swedish Security Service (SPO) to look into the origins of the attack. Moreover, Hamilton is concerned that transnational commercial interests would precipitate a new Cold War in certain regions. The intelligence services of Russia, Sweden, and the United States are also involved. It may be viewed on MHz Choice.

Agent Hamilton (2020)

Agent Hamilton (2020)

The Old Man (2022)

If the intense action sequence of the series called Shooter has caught your eye, then the series called The Old Man is something you must consider watching. It can be referred to as an American mystery suspense tv show based on Thomas Perry’s 2017 book, which was actually titled “The Old Man.”

The story of this series is filled with uniqueness, and the portrayal of action sequences has made it above any other series we watch every day. It is said to revolve around  Dan Chase, who is a former CIA agent who has spent the last thirty years living off the grid in Vermont.

Due to the course of time, the story evolves to take certain unexpected turns that make the viewers astonished in the best way possible. Chase is forced into hiding following assassinating an intruder who sneaks into his home. Chase leases a room from Zoe McDonald, with whom he is compelled to collaborate while on the run.

Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine created it, and it will air on FX on June 16, 2022. The first season has seven episodes which have been binged-watched all across the globe, giving this series a huge success. Hence with a huge fan following in its bag, the series got renewed for a second season after its launch.

The Old Man (2022)

The Old Man (2022)

The Terminal List (2022)

Another very recent series that have raised the bar of watching action series to a whole new level is called The Terminal List, and it can be referred to as a television series that was born in the United States and claimed to be based on Jack Carr’s 2018 novel, which shares the same name as the series.

The series has a very unique style of depicting the socio-political consequences along its journey as it follows a Navy SEAL who is out to avenge the death of his family. Chris Pratt, Constance Wu, Taylor Kitsch, and Jeanne Tripplehorn star in it.

As the plot refolds itself while the course of the journey, Lieutenant Commander James Reece is followed throughout the series after his platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed while on a secret assignment. Reece returns back to his family, troubled by contrasting memories of the episode and worries about his own responsibility.

As more information emerges, Reece discovers sinister forces at work against him, threatening not only his own life as well as the lives of all those he cares about. In July, the proclaimed OTT platform called Amazon Prime Video published The Terminal List for streaming online.

The Terminal List (2022)

The Terminal List (2022)

The glory of the Special Forces (2022)

The Shooter has been a go-to series for anyone who loves the genre of action. However, unlike the west, the Asian continent has not been any foot back in producing certain masterpieces that would make you feel that adrenaline rush, but in its own Asian way.

A coming-of-age narrative about Yan Po Yue, a young guy who achieves success in many areas but remains an outcast who does not fit in with the team. He evolves into a proper soldier who battles alongside his friends after suffering arduous training and tasks.

Glory of the Special Forces (2022)

The glory of the Special Forces (2022)

Yan Po Yue was born into a military household. To prove something to his father, he applies for military school at the start of the gaokao tests. Yan Po Yue conducts himself admirably during the new recruits’ assembly, but his boss is not impressed.

He is assigned to the kitchen crew, which turns out to be a place filled with hidden talents. The series has got a lot of love and affection from its viewers showered on it, and this is definitely something you should not miss. To know more about their story, watch this series on Amazon Prime and Tencent Video.

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