Best Action TV Shows of 2020

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Best Action TV Shows of 2020
Best Action TV Shows of 2020
TOP TV Shows: Snowpiercer (2020), Alex Rider (2020), Warrior Nun (2020), Star Trek: Picard (2020), The Astronauts (2020), 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020), Gangs of London (2020), Outer Banks (2020), Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020), Blood of Zeus (2020), DC's Stargirl (2020), The Owl House (2020), Operación Pacífico (2020), Most Dangerous Game (2020), Dracula (2020), Almost Paradise (2020), FBI: Most Wanted (2020), The Liberator (2020), Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020), Jujutsu Kaisen (2020).

List of Best TV Shows

 6.9
 55K
Snowpiercer (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting ...
Style: apocalyptic, unusual plot structure, captivating, brutal, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, train, struggle for survival, rebellion, distopia, disaster, apocalypse, winter, inequality, humanity, class system, caste system ...
Time: future, 2020s
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 7.5
 15K
Alex Rider (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a reluctant teen spy on his missions to save the world.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: child spy, teenage hero, intelligence agency, boarding school, agent, spy, heroic mission, secret agents, teenager, espionage, secret mission, adventure ...
Place: london
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 6.9
 33K
Warrior Nun (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A 19-year-old orphan named Ava wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces ...
Style: scenic, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: angel, superhero, crusade, religion and supernatural, demon, super powers, religion, mythical creature, nun, battles, teenage girl, supernatural ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: spain, vatican
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Star Trek: Picard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Set twenty years after the events of Star Trek Nemesis, we follow the now-retired Admiral Picard into the next chapter of his life.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, breathtaking, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: star trek, space travel, spacecraft, alien, friendship, male protagonist, mentor, gunfight, past, help, adventure, retiring ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s
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The Astronauts (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five kids accidentally launch aboard a spacecraft meant to intercept a mysterious asteroid in space. With no proper training and a malfunctioning onboard AI, the kids must work together to find their way back home.
Style: captivating, absurd, light, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: artificial intelligence, children, astronaut, spacecraft, adventure, disorder, struggle for survival, happy ending, human nature, youth, escapades, space station ...
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9-1-1: Lone Star (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological, medical drama
Plot: fire department, firefighter, redemption, disorder, gay, male protagonist, rescue, lgbt, lgbtq, rivalry, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, austin texas
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Gangs of London (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the head of a criminal organisation, Finn Wallace is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city. Now it’s up to the grieving, ...
Style: brutal, rough, exciting, intellectual, suspense
Plot: mafia, gang war, organized crime, bandit, father son relationship, violence, crime family, murder, gangsters, mercenary, gang, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: london
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 7.6
 49K
Outer Banks (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they'll never forget.
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good, intellectual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: treasure, group of friends, treasure hunt, wild ride, treasure hunter, search for father, love, coming of age, adventurer, illegal drugs, teenager, best friend ...
Place: north carolina
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Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford and Tendi have to keep up with their duties and their social lives, often while the ship is ...
Style: adult animation, clever, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, space travel, space opera, space wars, time travel, star trek, spacecraft, heroic mission, space mission, space and aliens, initially antagonists, destiny ...
Time: 24th century, 23rd century, future
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 7.5
 18K
Blood of Zeus (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a brewing war between the gods of Olympus and the titans, Heron, a commoner living on the outskirts of ancient Greece, becomes mankind's best hope of surviving an evil demon army, when he discovers the secrets of his past.
Style: adult animation, dark fantasy, suspenseful, entertaining, serious ...
Plot: greek mythology, god, battles, goddess, greek god, deity, warrior, supernatural power, courage, heroism, bravery, creature ...
Place: ancient greece
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Six teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, 3d animation ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, killer animal, tyrannosaurus rex, monster versus monster, teenager, human animal relationship, amusement park, adventure, chase, bravery, showdown ...
Time: 2020s, year 2015
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 7.2
 18K
DC's Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: Courtney Whitmore, a smart, athletic and above all else kind girl, discovers her step-father has a secret: he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. "Borrowing" the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, she becomes the unlikely inspiration for ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, talky
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superheroine, heroine, heroes, superhero team, good versus evil, masked superhero, superhuman powers, bravery, rescue, teenager, super strength ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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 8.3
 12K
The Owl House (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An animated fantasy-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who accidentally stumbles upon a portal to a magical world where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and an adorably tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, atmospheric, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: witch, portal, magic, witchcraft, parallel universe, good versus evil, female protagonist, teenager, apprentice, friendship, lesbian, fantasy world ...
Time: 2020s
Place: dominican republic
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Operación Pacífico (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Captain Amalia Ortega, leader of a secret unit, whose mission is to capture the most wanted Mexican drug trafficker, putting both her profession and family's life at risk.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: policewoman, agent, government agent, police, female protagonist, police investigation, federal agent, investigation, partners, police partner, strong female lead, crime investigation ...
Place: colombia
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Most Dangerous Game (2020)
Genre: Short, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate to take care of his pregnant wife before a terminal illness can take his life, Dodge Maynard accepts an offer to participate in a deadly game where he soon discovers that he's not the hunter - but the prey.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: game of death, manhunt, human prey, most dangerous game, scheme, mission of murder, struggle for survival, game, life & death, threat to kill, chase, cruelty ...
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 6.8
 48K
Dracula (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Transylvania, 1897. The blood-drinking Count Dracula is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, bleak, brutal, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, convent, undead, supernatural, vampire human love, male female relationship, studying, captive, immortality, vampire hunter, nun ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, contemporary, 1890s
Place: transylvania
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Almost Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A former DEA agent forced into early retirement runs a gift shop in in the Philippines. Despite his best efforts to begin a tranquil new life, he’s pulled back into a world of dangerous people and deadly situations, either through his friends in ...
Style: disturbing, visually appealing, heroic, suspense
Plot: police protagonist, private investigator, police, betrayal by friend, reluctant hero, buddy, assassination attempt, gang of thieves, villain arrested, haunted by the past, brawl, police investigation ...
Place: the philippines
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FBI: Most Wanted (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive Task Force relentlessly tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list. Seasoned agent Jess LaCroix oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, psycho film
Plot: fbi, fbi agent, criminal, special agents, task force, partners against crime, criminal justice, murder, teamwork, fighting crime, police investigation, government agent ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
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The Liberator (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A diverse, dedicated, rough-and-tumble squad of soldiers spearheads the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II.
Style: adult animation, factual, intense, rough, realistic
Plot: world war two, u.s. military, soldier, camaraderie, battles, military, bravery, heroic mission, courage, war, destiny, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Finn and Jake are headed back to the Land of Ooo.
Style: exciting, humorous, sweet, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magic, friendship, villain, adventurer, young heroes, best friends, escapades, adventure, talking animals, parallel universe, encounter, robot ...
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Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On their dying planet, the Autobots and Decepticons battle fiercely for control of the AllSpark in the Transformers universe's origin story.
Style: futuristic, stylized, semi serious, psychotronic, captivating ...
Plot: transforming robot, space battle, giant robots, battles, good versus evil, benign alien, sentient robot, robot, transformation, fight, talking robot, alien race ...
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 60K
Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: With his days numbered, high schooler Yuji decides to hunt down and consume the remaining 19 fingers of a deadly curse so it can die with him.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Plot: exorcism, tragedy, teamwork, friendship, paranormal, murder, magic, secret organization, adventure, society, supernatural, curse ...
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A sheltered girl gets a crash course in survival when a mutant attack sends her to the surface, far from the safety of her underground home.
Style: exciting, colourful, sincere, funny, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, fate of humanity, mystery, transformation, teenage protagonist, post apocalypse, obsessive quest, female protagonist, teenage hero, teenage girl, girl ...
Time: 23rd century
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The Letter for the King (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, light, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, medieval, heroes, friendship, warrior, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, love and romance, escapades, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 14K
Utopia (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of young adults who met online are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, apocalyptic, captivating ...
Plot: utopia, cult, tv show, distopia, group of friends, twists and turns, family relations, mad scientist, deadly virus, evil scientist, comic hero, apocalypse ...
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 12K
Close Enough (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A surreal take on transitioning from 20-something to 30-something centering on a married couple juggling such everyday challenges as parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care.
Style: adult animation, sitcom, entertaining, psychedelic, surreal ...
Plot: marriage, parenthood, family relations, adulthood, flatmate, surrealism, divorced couple, kindergarten, songwriter, slice of life, swearing, stripper ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 9K
Helstrom (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.
Style: semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, dark
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, demon, supernatural, brother sister relationship, guardian, mother daughter relationship, psychokinesis, satanic cult, terror, obsessive quest, supernatural ability ...
Place: portland oregon, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 5K
Deputy (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: old west, sheriff, cowboy, law and order, deputy, fighting crime, police station, small town sheriff, swat team, wife, politician, legal ...
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 6.3
 2K
Die Hart (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
TV show
Story: Tired of being the comedic sidekick, Kevin Hart gets his wish when a famous director offers him his dream – to be a leading man action star – but there’s a catch: Kevin must first train at the world’s greatest action star school, run by a ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, captivating, funny
Plot: actor, talent agent, hopes, desire for fame, friendship, actor's life, hostility, artists and showbiz, ambition, loss of control, comedy of errors, dark humor ...
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, Canada, USA
Duration: 233 min.
TV show
Story: Merlin’s apprentice joins Arcadia’s heroes on a time-bending adventure in Camelot, where conflict is brewing between the human, troll and magical worlds.
Style: sweet, not serious, captivating, 3d animation
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: amulet, troll, talking cat, magic, friends, salvation, teenage hero, wizards, sword, teenage boy, teenage girl, creature ...
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