Best Adventure TV shows

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Best Adventure TV shows
Best Adventure TV shows
TOP TV shows: WandaVision (2021), Game of Thrones (2011), Rick and Morty (2013), The Flash (2014), Vikings (2013), Once Upon a Time (2011), Black Sails (2014), Legacies (2018), The Witcher (2019), Firefly (2002), The Umbrella Academy (2019), Agent Carter (2015), Arrow (2012), Merlin (2008), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), The Wilds (2020), Lost (2004), His Dark Materials (2019), The Musketeers (2014).

List of Best TV shows

 8.2
 59K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
Style: sitcom
Plot: supernatural, superhero, witch, witchcraft, disney, suburbs, superheroine, miraculous event, magic, surrealism
Time: 1950s, 50s
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 9.3
 1.8M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, captivating, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, king, fantasy world, incest, adventure, betrayal, political intrigue, swords and armor, power struggle, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 9.2
 377K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, time travel, graphic violence, adventure, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, family relations, adolescence, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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 7.7
 306K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 8.5
 434K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, legends and myths, king, heroic, historical character, heroes, adventure, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, fairy, magical, princess, curses spells and rituals, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, magic, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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 8.2
 93K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, pirate ship, swashbuckler, gold, captain, treasure, bare breasts, island, treasure hunt, killings, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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 7.5
 19K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among ...
Style: mysterious, romantic, suspenseful, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, supernatural romance, supernatural power, werewolf, witch, vampire, hybrid, teenage life, teenager, friendship between teens, school, monster ...
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 8.2
 302K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: exciting, captivating, brutal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, mutant, monster, adventure, deadly creature, supernatural ability, sorceress, imaginary, dark fantasy, elf, one man army, mutation ...
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 9.0
 244K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, captivating, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, adventure, time traveler, danger, fantasy world, netflix, family, team, super strength, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.9
 74K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, female agent, special agents, hand to hand combat, undercover, heroes, tough girl, danger, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 408K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, undercover, martial arts, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 7.9
 74K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, magical, king arthur, knight, imaginary kingdom, witch, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, special agents, master villain, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, spy, secret agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexual, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, rebellion, ancient rome, battles, slavery, sword fight, warrior, gory, sword and sandal, ambition, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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 7.2
 10K
The Wilds (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A group of teen girls from different backgrounds must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, contemplative, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: stranded, teenager, survival, group of teenagers, island, crash, experiment, human nature, plane crash, life & death, desert island, strong female character ...
Place: oakland california
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 8.3
 496K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, plane crash, death, lost, adventure, mysterious place, human nature, destiny, stranded, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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His Dark Materials (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, enigmatic, dark
Plot: child protagonist, magic, science, parallel universe, arctic, united kingdom, friendship, travel, prophecy, children, orphan, alternate universe ...
Place: norway
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 7.8
 21K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, swords and armor, adventure, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, sword fight, state affairs, partners, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, daring rescue, state affairs, investigation, war, escapades, danger, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Fate: The Winx Saga (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, UK
TV show
Story: The coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.
Style: captivating, light, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, imaginary, supernatural ability, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, danger, daring rescue, school, heroes, teenage life ...
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, peril, pride and honor, superhuman powers, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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 7.5
 117K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: secret identity, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage love, good versus evil, superman character, friendship, double life, heroes, danger, alien, super powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
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Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, military, heroes, military life, battle zone, infidelity, couples, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, soldier, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: belgium, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 200K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, space travel, heroes, adventurer, journey, danger ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london
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Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, breathtaking, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, alien, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, adventure, alien species, space exploration, danger, friendship, gunfight, destiny ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 2020s, 2010s, 24th century
Place: toronto ontario canada
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 111K
Supergirl (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, superhero, superheroine, secret identity, supernatural power, save the day, super powers, heroes, danger, superhuman powers, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 67K
Titans (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, supernatural ability, secret identity, friendship, superheroine, villain, danger, murder, crimes, vengeance, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, warrior, heroes, post apocalypse, murder, danger, death, master warrior, vengeance, rivalry, blood ...
Place: feudal japan
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