Best Action / Thriller T.V. Series of All TimeDJZeezo Most enthusiastic, heart catching and amazing series we have watched.
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The only show that rivals Breaking Bad is The Wire. Breaking Bad is incredibly intense from start to finish, the characters are all incredible (yes, including Skyler, because she serves a good purpose in the series), and it's extremely unpredictable, yet all the twists make perfect sense. The show, overall, is about a man who is dying, whose dreams died long ago, and who has nothing to lose. He cooks meth to provide for his family, but he starts to like
cooking meth. As the series goes on, he gradually descends into darkness and cruelty, yet his character remains easy to understand, and we all feel empathy for him. This, of course, is Walter White, who is in my mind, the greatest character in the history of television. This is all thanks to his character development, as he turns from a nerdy, mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher to a ruthless yet badass drug lord. When Walt does something, his actions have consequences, and it's not like the consequences are a one-time ...more
How can you guys forget this one...?
With its perfect combination of science (chemistry), humour, action and thrill, it truly deserves a place in top 3!
Great plot, direction, performances and cinematography
I just spent a week watching breaking bad and believe me it was worth it.
Brilliant showV 15 Comments
I turned to a complete addict when I first saw this series and all my mind was occupied with the next episode, you get so thrilled you might piss yourself while watching.
I'm a crazy movie and series watcher, but I never enjoyed a series more than this one.
It's a masterpiece that truly deserves a special award!
This series took a completely unrealistic situation and presented it in such a plausible manner that you believed it actually could happen. Nothing was contrived; every piece of the puzzle fit. It made you think, yet it kept up a fast pace to keep your interest. Well-written, simply an amazing series.
Easily the best show in the Thriller genre. The most amazing part of the show was that the Characters in the series had so much meaning and essence to them. I still consider characters like T-Bag and Mohone, benchmarks for multi-layered characters. Truly Sensational.
The only way to see this series and really enjoy it is, to watch it as a cartoon animation (preferably Tom & Jerry) played by human characters. Do not try to apply any logic or reasoning just sit back and enjoy a well designed show to provide continuous suspence and a good laugh at the same time.
My sympathy goes back to those who had to suffer the ordeal week after week and season after season.
Dude... This is what a "Legendary" T.V. series should be like! 24's a edge of the seat thriller... The best of all time... Jack bauer is an extraordinary character... I love this series because it keeps you thrilled up to the 24th episode! Love it!
World best thriller T.V. series without any doubt
The best show I have ever seen. Perfect one, Jack bauer is GOD.
Greatest show ever. We will never see a better one. Jack Bauer is the greatest!V 41 Comments
Anti-Hero T.V. shows are always interesting. Jax Teller is one of the best anti-heros.
Sons of anarchy is one of the best T.V. shows! It should be at least in the top 5.
Action thriller to the best. Should be in the top 5.
Binged watched it all until the end in 6 days and I want moreV 3 Comments
Very awesome thriller which I expect everyone watch
The best series I think or at least no.2 I still have its every season and watch it whenever I am bored.
Unbelievable twists! Truly amazing.
Awesome show.My rating 9/10
First two seasons are best.Fast, suspenseful and too gripping.
3rd, 4th and 5th season are good
6th, 7th and last season are slow
Overall the complete show is worth watching
Here it is 2018/March and I found this show. Absolutely awesome. Keeps me on my toes. Good pace, cerebral, and great acting. The music is done in good taste, not too loud. The minimum amount of sex there is does not detract from the storyline - an excellent balance. This is no 24, but it's not supposed to be - it's on its own, this one.
Marvelous Performances, Extraordinary Script, Excellent Direction, Overall It's Nuclear, It creates a vacuum around you, you cannot escape it, I am sure I will never have the privilege to see a Masterpiece like the 1st Season of True Detective again
Saw season 1 only, but it seemed more likely drama and crime. - zxm
The best, nothing less...
One of the Best police T. V shows ever made, this series covers so many topics at the same time like Corruption, Dirty Cops, Drug Lords, Gang Wars, Family Issues, Politics, Mafia Threats, Loyalty & Betrayal and so many messed up things all in one series... this T. V show will defiantly mess with your head and teach you many ironic lessons in life. - DJZeezo
Loved the series and loved the way it ended everyone got what they deserved.
This show is pure and udder gold. I could be really ignorant and go on forever and ever so ill just say 3 things. 1) amazing plot twist 2) flawless acting 3) likable and emotionally enduring characters
Great story line and the depth they go into with the characters makes for a great story line. It keeps you on the edge of your seat! I look forward to every episode!
A series with original story line, quite interesting, like the suspense.
This should definitely be number one.V 10 Comments
Actually Very happy to see it here among the top 10..
It is definitely the best, I found it to be even more better than breaking bad in terms of suspense, thrill & Awesomeness and much much fast paced & no drama..
Yeah I know all the other shows had true acting but I guess it's really not fair to degrade only because it's an anime...
One of the best plots, each episode made you want to see more, it truly speaks to you about concepts of life, death and justice. I highly recommend it.
Please watch this it's the best T.V. series ever - kishoreradden
That is the only anime that I saw which has less/no action. - zxmV 4 Comments
Too much action
One of the best I can't miss this one
Its pretty good but I like action types more but this was definitely intriguing.
Hunter and the hunted duel in this audacious crime drama based on the Baltimore drug scene. Brainy drug lords, bent cops and crooked politicians may defer them all they like but a group of honest cops are hell-bent on eradicating the drugs from their city. One of the all-time greats. I can't believe 24 & the crappy Prison Break are ahead of this. - deltaop007
Best ever then Sopranos and Breaking Bad
Damn dis was awesome
No doubt, the best of them all. period.V 4 Comments
Why isn't this number 1?! IT IS SUPER GOOD! And this is calm and it's Doctor!
This show should be at the top! It is SO good.
More than the twists and turns of the story it's the character set that defines the show. Each and everyone feels like a family memeber. Awesome.
It's an amazing show scary thrilling intese dramatic ever thin a good show needsV 1 Comment
One of the best T.V. shows from the 90's. Peta Wilson showed an amazing acting. The whole cast was great
Cult classic of 90s Television! This series inspired many other shows like Alias, Nikita, Painkiller Jane etc
I wanted more and more episodes! Season 5 was too short!
They don't make entertaining shows like this anymore
Reddington may be a top 5 T.V. show character of all time. Watching his moral ambiguity play itself out on screen is one hell of a ride. James Spader carries both the the show and the viewer on his back and body slams us in the end zone
Just brilliant. Spader is outstanding, steals every scene he is in.
Nothing is more intriguing than a criminal master-mind in the open. playing "catch me if you can" with the cops. I just love this show!
Engaging.V 1 Comment
This is a great T.V. version of Lethal Weapon. They should have done more seasons
I just love this show, I find myself rooting for Sam and Dean through whatever evil they are currently dealing with. I admit It has become a bit predictable and monotonous, but it never pretended to be a highly intellectual drama, so that's okay.
Amazing show why ain't this in the top 10? This is better than almost every show on the list. The walking Dead may be on par but other than that from what I have seen this is better. Supernatural is Love, Supernatural is Life. - zoeybird2266
I love the show so much but after season nine it got a bit boring
Supernatural should be #1 It is sooo good, I absolutely LOVE it!V 2 Comments
Very intriguing series. I find it amazing how the writers were able to mix the spy drama with humor and comic relief so seamlessly. There were always plenty of things to laugh about, but it never distracted me from the focus of the show. The show is also very resourceful. I like all of the creative situations and ways the characters deal with them. It is kind of like MacGuyver in that way. The voice overs by Jeffery Donovan really make you feel as if you are getting a crash course on how to be a spy. It really breaks the mold of most action shows these days. Many are focused primarily on action, and lack a solid plot. Or they are all about cops doing cop things, which kind of gets old after a while. Burn Notice has a great balance of Action, Plot Depth, and Humor. I think that is why very few people have ever disliked the series. While there are many shows that I like, I don't think I have ever seen a show I enjoy more. 10/10
Burn Notice was an awesome series, was great how it had a big plot but also had a show within each episode.. ! Loved this series, #2 only to 24... ! Highly Recommend... !
3 words: action, drama, romance
Totally draws you in, then twists and turns along the way. Kickass action and lovable characters too! No shortage of action scenes, but not totally overdone in any wayV 2 Comments
The fact this is 54th shows how poor this list is. Best show still on just now, by far, and people only think they know what's going on, no one is sure. You win or you die!
It's one of a kind. It's unique in it's way. Not as good as 24 or Prison Break but very good too.
One of the best T.V. series ever
Best show everV 1 Comment
Great animated series that exceeded all expectations... This T.V. series made all anime shows look like childish cartoons.
74 episodes of nonstop suspence and a breathtaking mystery
The Pretender and La Femme Nikita are my favorite 90s shows! I miss that time
It should be much higher on this list in my honest opinion. But being an anime ranked 17th on such a general list, of mostly American shows, is impressive.
Best Show I've Seen On T.V. in My Life. Love Nikita, Super Badass Show. Huge Fan Of Shane West So I Love The Character Michael The Most & I Like Alex As Well
It's an amazing show full of action!
Nikita is my best series
Um best show ever! They are all so badass, Nikita is the bombb! Definitely the best action series I have watched, watch it!V 1 Comment
Now that's we call a seores
Not affraid to be non-PC. Two severed thumbs up!
Best action show ever. More action in each episode then in most movies.
Best guy chemistry ever!
Watch it over & over!
Best action after 24!
I've watched no T.V. series as action packed and realistic as this one. Just blows your mind and cuts their heads. A million stars for this starz series.
I once drained 6 cups and found myself in heated argument with imaginary cat!V 1 Comment
I'm in love with suits
Best drama show ever God created!
I don't know why this series isn't ranked higher
Awesome series for sure
Next to 24, this was the next best series for me. I wouldn't mind owning dvd's of all the seasons of this series as I have for 24!
Irritating upon first viewing. Awesome upon second viewing.
This show is amazing, enough said!V 1 Comment
Amazing series, with a great story behind it. Will definitely keep you entertained for ages.
I just love stephen amell so hot series it's the best
Is the best... Amazing story, amazing flow between characters, A-mazing Protagonist <3. and let's not rule out the action. It's just perfect!
Wanna know what u people think about this one because it should be up there with the top 5
I love this show
How the hell is this in 55? This is the best thing I've witnessed in T V after Breaking Bad!
Totally unique and cool
Japanese anime rock specially this one
Insane Genius Soundtrack
Best thriller T.V. show ever!
Drama ans thriller with much fighting and killing
The first season is jaw dropping the blood pumping show
The best T.V. series I've watched so far
A total knockout!
Alias should be #2.
... 24 is all-time number 1
Best crime thriller I have watched in ages Kevin bacon was quality as was James purefoy
Season 3 ending. Meh.
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