Best Adventure TV shows

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Best Adventure TV shows
Best Adventure TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Into the Badlands (2015), Vikings (2013), Black Sails (2014), Spartacus (2010), Loki (2021), The Mandalorian (2019), Merlin (2008), Game of Thrones (2011), Once Upon a Time (2011), Firefly (2002), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), The Witcher (2019), Lost (2004), His Dark Materials (2019), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Titans (2018), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), Marco Polo (2014).

List of Best TV Shows

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, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, murder, heroes, post apocalypse, death, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, brutality, love ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, america, southern usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 507K
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: heroic, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, norse mythology, king, battles, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, adventurer, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 9th century, 7th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 102K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, captain, gold, pirate ship, killings, graphic violence, treasure, island, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, mistrust ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 237K
Spartacus (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, sexy, sexual, heroic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, ancient history, warrior, slavery, battles, swords and armor, sword fight, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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 8.2
 277K
Loki (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The mercurial villain Loki resumes his role as the God of Mischief following the events of "Avengers: Endgame".
Style: confusing, enigmatic, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: super villain, norse mythology, sorcerer, multiverse, god, supernatural power, super powers, magical power, alien planet, good versus evil, alien, superhuman powers ...
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 421K
The Mandalorian (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Plot under wraps
Style: futuristic, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: star wars, space travel, warrior, space and aliens, bounty hunter, one man army, alien civilization, outer space, gunslinger, spacecraft, androids and robots, space opera ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 80K
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: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, witch, king arthur, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, camelot, royal family, prophecy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 9.3
 2.0M
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: epic, captivating, atmospheric, sexual, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, dragon, king, intrigue, adventure, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, medieval, throne, swords and armor, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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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, stylized, twists and turns, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, princess, fairy, legends and myths, magic, power of love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
Is relevant ?
 9.0
 259K
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, futuristic, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, space wars, preacher, survival, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, star trek, space exploration, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence ...
Time: future, 24th century
Is relevant ?
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, gladiator, strong sexual content, ancient rome, slave, arena, heroes, master warrior, roman, warrior, pride and honor ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 464K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
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: dark fantasy, exciting, captivating, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: magic, fantasy world, monster, mutant, adventure, deadly creature, sorceress, supernatural ability, one man army, elf, violence, anti heroine ...
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 535K
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: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, lost, mysterious place, plane crash, death, human nature, destiny, adventure, asthma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
Is relevant ?
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, enigmatic, suspense, dark, dark fantasy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: child protagonist, magic, parallel universe, friendship, prophecy, children, travel, conspiracy, church, alternate universe, talking animals, arctic ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: united kingdom, london, norway
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 91K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 95K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero team, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhero, friendship, superheroine, villain, fight scenes, murder, vengeance, crimes, teen superhero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
Is relevant ?
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, master villain, special agents, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, top secret, government agency, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, leonardo da vinci, inventor, adventure, renaissance, historical character, talented, escapades, a vision, visionary, unconventional method, magical ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 71K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, palace, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 42K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, memory loss, space and aliens, time travel, space opera, female fighter, distant planet, survival, betrayal, androids ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 425K
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, double life, superhero, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, martial arts, undercover, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: TV series centering on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: superhuman, superhero, super powers, superhero team, warrior, tough guy, miraculous event, cyborgs, violence, super villain, heroes, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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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, twists and turns, exciting, tense, breathtaking
Audience: teens
Plot: star trek, outer space, alien, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, alien species, friendship, space exploration, destiny, betrayal, gunfight ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s, 2010s, 23rd century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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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, exciting, light, stylized
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, magic, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, supernatural ability, warrior, teenage life, magical, magical power, heroes ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 69K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, spacecraft, space exploration, dark humor, adventure, gay marriage, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
Is relevant ?
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, elf, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, magic, love triangle, young heroes, demon, betrayal, gnome ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
Is relevant ?
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sexy, dark fantasy, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female warrior, mythology, adventure, friendship, ancient, greek mythology, tough girl, legends and myths, sword fight, feminism, good versus evil, one woman army ...
Place: greece, europe, india, china, macedonia ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 83K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, post apocalypse, time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, expedition, human existence, survival, extinction, dangerous animal, experiment, sent to the past ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
Is relevant ?
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, tense, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, star trek, alien, outer space, friendship, male protagonist, mentor, gunfight, destiny, human in outer space, adventure ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s
Is relevant ?