Best Action TV Shows of 2020

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Action TV Shows of 2020" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, disturbing, light and visually appealing. Plot: friendship, danger, adventure, good versus evil, teenager, showdown, escapades, heroes, supernatural and female protagonist. Genre: Action, Drama and Adventure. Country: USA, UK and Japan.
Best Action TV Shows of 2020
Best Action TV Shows of 2020
TOP TV Shows: Warrior Nun (2020), Star Trek: Picard (2020), Gangs of London (2020), 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020), Snowpiercer (2020), Blood of Zeus (2020), Operación Pacífico (2020), Outer Banks (2020), DC's Stargirl (2020), The Liberator (2020), Almost Paradise (2020), Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020), Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020), FBI: Most Wanted (2020), The Owl House (2020), Utopia (2020), Alex Rider (2020), Jujutsu Kaisen (2020), The Letter for the King (2020), Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (2020).

List of Best TV Shows

 6.9
 26K
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: unusual plot structure, captivating, twists and turns, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: angel, mythical creature, demon, nun, religion and supernatural, supernatural, supernatural power, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, teenager, crusade, battles ...
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: breathtaking, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, star trek, alien, outer space, friendship, male protagonist, mentor, catastrophe, past, gunfight, destiny ...
Time: future, 2020s, 24th century
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Gangs of London (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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, suspense
Plot: gang war, mafia, bandit, organized crime, blood, gang, violence, father son relationship, gunfight, criminal, danger, triad ...
Place: london
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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: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: firefighter, society, redemption, disorder, escapades, adaptation, friendship, family relations, father son relationship, family, rivalry, fire department ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, austin texas
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 6.9
 41K
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, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, struggle for survival, class distinction, rebellion, train, apocalypse, class system, humanity, inequality, distopia, humanity in peril, survival ...
Time: 2020s
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 7.5
 15K
Blood of Zeus (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: entertaining, disturbing, bleak, serious, dark fantasy ...
Plot: greek mythology, god, battles, goddess, greek god, one man army, deity, one against many, male protagonist, planet, supernatural power, warrior ...
Place: ancient greece
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, visually appealing
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, netflix, monster versus monster, tyrannosaurus rex, human animal relationship, amusement park, teenager, band, danger, rescue mission, bravery ...
Time: 2020s
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Operación Pacífico (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: agent, crimes, government agent, special agents, investigation, female protagonist, partners against crime, crime investigation, female agent, police, federal agent, police investigation ...
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 7.6
 35K
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
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, group of friends, wild ride, treasure map, adventure, treasure hunter, teenager, search for father, rivals, peril ...
Place: north carolina
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 7.2
 14K
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, talky, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superheroine, superhero, superhero team, masked superhero, heroes, heroine, superhuman powers, teenager, super powers, super strength, good versus evil, save the world ...
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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, rough, intense, factual, realistic
Plot: world war two, camaraderie, battles, friendship, military, soldier, u.s. military, american soldier, rescue, military life, courage, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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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: visually appealing, suspense, heroic, disturbing
Plot: police protagonist, retired cop, police, private investigator, betrayal by friend, good versus evil, villain arrested, assassin, haunted by the past, gunslinger, assassination attempt, brawl ...
Place: the philippines
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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: intense, twists and turns, exciting, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, star trek, space opera, alien planet, space wars, spacecraft, time travel, outer space, space mission, space and aliens, heroic mission, teamwork ...
Time: 24th century, future, 23rd century
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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, semi serious, stylized, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: space battle, human versus alien, robot, space and aliens, giant robots, space wars, sentient robot, fight, transformation, car, battles, transforming robot ...
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Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Finn and Jake are headed back to the Land of Ooo.
Style: humorous, exciting, sweet, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: villain, friendship, magic, robot, adventurer, monster, super strength, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, escapades, best friends ...
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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
Plot: fbi, fbi agent, runaway, task force, criminal, criminal justice, partners against crime, murder, chase, society, crimes, danger ...
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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, whimsical, atmospheric, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: witch, magic, portal, demon, teenager, apprentice, female protagonist, fantasy world, witchcraft, wizards, parallel universe, good versus evil ...
Time: 2020s
Place: dominican republic
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, 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, apocalyptic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, teenage protagonist, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, survival, showdown, mystery, post apocalypse, search, escapades, fate of humanity ...
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 6.7
 12K
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: utopia, cult, save the world, master villain, family relations, apocalypse, mad scientist, group of friends, evil scientist, comic hero, deadly virus, internet ...
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 7.6
 10K
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, agent, spy, boarding school, orphan, intelligence agency, heroic mission, teenage hero, spy hero, espionage, secret mission, mission ...
Place: london
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 8.7
 30K
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: captivating, disturbing, stylized, suspense, dark fantasy
Plot: exorcism, paranormal, secret organization, tragedy, demon, supernatural, teamwork, friendship, occult, curse, high school life, spirit ...
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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, light, exciting, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: knight, medieval, heroes, warrior, friendship, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: london
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, captivating, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: troll, amulet, wizards, magic, talking cat, knight, friends, time travel, camelot, king arthur, salvation, heroes ...
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 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, cowboy, sheriff, police, fighting crime, deputy, small town sheriff, police station, workplace, law and order, workplace situations, police detective ...
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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
Plot: actor, talent agent, quest, friendship, ambition, actor's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, hostility, desire for fame, nervousness, reconciliation ...
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Amazing Stories (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, anthology, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, alien encounter, parents and children, magic, time travel, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, fantasy world, secret, multiple storylines ...
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 6.7
 341
Caronte (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Caronte will make us think about justice, presumption of innocence and truth. It also talks about second chances and how a man is able to reinvent himself and get his life back together. The different cases will not only influence Caronte's ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, intense, serious
Plot: legal investigation, lawyer, injustice, who done it, false accusation, male protagonist, conspiracy theory, police investigation, guilty verdict, prisoner, secret revealed, society ...
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 7.7
 1K
Glitch Techs (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Game-world monsters are wreaking real-world havoc. Here comes tech support!
Style: futuristic, funny, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: video game, gamer, friendship, hunting, adventure, hi-tech, teenage protagonist, female protagonist, team, teenager, teenage life, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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 6.8
 7K
Helstrom (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
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: suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, dark
Plot: demon, supernatural power, supernatural, brother sister relationship, demon hunter, guardian, psychokinesis, mother daughter relationship, satanic cult, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, danger ...
Place: portland oregon, san francisco
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Alice in Borderland (2020)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: With his two friends, a video-game-obsessed young man finds himself in a strange version of Tokyo where they must compete in dangerous games to survive.
Style: psychological thriller, witty, psychotronic, suspense, light
Plot: survival, game, danger, video game, supernatural, locked room, psychology, quest, wonderland, friendship, team, mercilessness ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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