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Avatar: The Last Airbender (Series, 2005–2008)

Amazon (Season: 1)

Avatar: The Last Airbender

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.

IMDb: 9.2 (158,290 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Directed by: N/A

The Dark Knight (Movie, 2008)

Netflix

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

IMDb: 9.0 (1,859,803 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Marvel's The Punisher (Series, 2017–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Marvel's The Punisher

After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes a vigilante known as "the Punisher", who aims to fight crime by any means necessary.

IMDb: 8.9 (61,537 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime

Starring: Jon Bernthal, Jason R. Moore, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Michael Nathanson

Directed by: Andy Goddard, Tom Shankland, Kari Skogland

Arjun Reddy (Movie, 2017)

Amazon

Arjun Reddy

When his girlfriend is forced to marry another man, a troubled young surgeon begins to self-destruct.

IMDb: 8.9 (5,097 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance

Starring: Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey, Amit Sharma, Rahul Ramakrishna

Directed by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga

Inception (Movie, 2010)

Netflix

A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of the dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,656,501 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Matrix (Movie, 1999)

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

IMDb: 8.7 (1,354,586 votes)
Metascore: 73

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Marvel's Daredevil (Series, 2015–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)

Marvel's Daredevil

A blind lawyer, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a costumed superhero.

IMDb: 8.7 (276,471 votes)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Starring: Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Rosario Dawson

Directed by: N/A

Archer (Series, 2009–)

Netflix (Season: 1–7)

Archer

At International Secret Intelligence Service no one ever shuts up. Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and intricate relationships between the ISIS agents and drones.

IMDb: 8.7 (109,278 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy

Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Directed by: N/A

Fullmetal Alchemist (Series, 2003–2004)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Fullmetal Alchemist

When a failed alchemical ritual leaves brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric with severely damaged bodies, they begin searching for the one thing that can save them; the fabled philosopher's stone.

IMDb: 8.7 (46,386 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak, Rie Kugimiya

Directed by: Seiji Mizushima, Norimitsu Suzuki

Young Justice (Series, 2010–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)

Young Justice

Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

IMDb: 8.7 (21,986 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Directed by: Jay Oliva, Michael Chang

Saving Private Ryan (Movie, 1998)

Amazon

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

IMDb: 8.6 (993,821 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Vikings (Series, 2013–)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Vikings

The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.

IMDb: 8.6 (268,336 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, History

Starring: Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick

Directed by: N/A

Spartacus (Series, 2010–2013)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Spartacus

Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

IMDb: 8.6 (189,927 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography

Starring: Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel, Peter Mensah, Lucy Lawless

Directed by: N/A

Dangal (Movie, 2016)

Netflix

Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

IMDb: 8.6 (76,868 votes)

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari

Star Trek: The Next Generation (Series, 1987–1994)

Netflix (Season: 1–7)

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

IMDb: 8.6 (75,675 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Directed by: N/A

The Legend Of Korra (Series, 2012–2014)

Amazon (Season: 2)

The Legend Of Korra

Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

IMDb: 8.6 (75,664 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Janet Varney, Jeff Bennett, Dee Bradley Baker, P.J. Byrne

Directed by: N/A

Justified (Series, 2010–2015)

Amazon (Season: 1–6) Stan (Season: 1–6)

Justified

Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky.

IMDb: 8.6 (70,891 votes)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Directed by: N/A

Ash vs Evil Dead (Series, 2015–)

Stan (Season: 1–2)

Ash vs Evil Dead

Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

IMDb: 8.6 (43,911 votes)

Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Jill Marie Jones, Lucy Lawless, Ray Santiago

Directed by: N/A

Rurouni Kenshin (Series, 1996–1998)

Netflix (Season: 1–3)

Rurouni Kenshin

The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.

IMDb: 8.6 (13,594 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dean Wein, Dina Sherman

Directed by: N/A

Gladiator (Movie, 2000)

Amazon

When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

IMDb: 8.5 (1,097,695 votes)
Metascore: 67

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Raiders of the Lost Ark (Movie, 1981)

Amazon

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

IMDb: 8.5 (735,487 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Action, Adventure

Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi Version) (Movie, 2017)

Netflix

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Malayalam Version) (Movie, 2017)

Netflix

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Malayalam Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Tamil Version) (Movie, 2017)

Netflix

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Tamil Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Red vs. Blue (Series, 2003–)

Netflix (Season: 1–13)

Red vs. Blue

After the Halo event of 2552, there is a brief but violent period of civil war among the humans. Two armies on opposite sides of a canyon, the Reds and Blues, fight in the most worthless piece of real estate in the galaxy.

IMDb: 8.5 (7,947 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: Burnie Burns, Jason Saldaña, Gus Sorola, Geoff Ramsey

Directed by: Burnie Burns

The Dark Knight Rises (Movie, 2012)

Netflix

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Selina.

IMDb: 8.4 (1,272,709 votes)
Metascore: 78

Genre: Action, Thriller

Starring: Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Prison Break (Series, 2005–2009)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Prison Break

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them from the inside out.

IMDb: 8.4 (398,058 votes)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Starring: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper

Directed by: N/A

Orphan Black (Series, 2013–)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Orphan Black

A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

IMDb: 8.4 (83,916 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce

Directed by: N/A

Stargate SG1 (Series, 1997–2007)

Stan (Season: 1–10)

Stargate SG1

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

IMDb: 8.4 (71,025 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Richard Dean Anderson

Directed by: N/A

Regular Show (Series, 2009–)

Regular Show

The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.

IMDb: 8.4 (21,867 votes)

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Starring: J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin, Mark Hamill

Directed by: N/A