Top 21 TV Action Shows On Netflix For Streaming Instantly

Top 21 TV Action Shows On Netflix For Streaming Instantly

October 9, 2015
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A great way to unwind and take a break from a busy and stressful week is to watch an action show on Netflix. There are many great action movies available to stream instantly, but action TV shows allow you to become enthralled in a storyline and look forward to watching multiple episodes in one day or through a series of weeks. Whether you enjoy superheroes, crime fighters or  sci-fi shows, there is something you will get lost in our list of the top TV action shows on Netflix.

Rank the top TV action shows on Netflix to stream instantly below:

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    Arrow
    Arrow is an American action adventure television series that follows billionaire playboy Oliver Queen, portrayed by Stephen Amell, who, after five years of being stranded on a hostile island, returns home to fight crime and corruption as a secret vigilante whose weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. Arrow will also feature appearances by other DC Comics characters. To assist in promotion, a preview comic book was released to tie into the television series.
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    The Flash
    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.
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    Person of Interest
    Person of Interest is an American science fiction crime drama television series created for CBS by Jonathan Nolan, who serves as an executive producer alongside J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Greg Plageman. The series stars Jim Caviezel as John Reese, a presumed dead former CIA agent who is approached by a mysterious billionaire named Harold Finch (Michael Emerson) to prevent violent crimes before they happen by using an advanced surveillance system dubbed "The Machine".
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    The 100
    Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.
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    Jericho
    Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
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    Prison Break
    Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring, that was broadcast on Fox for four seasons, from 2005 until 2009. The series revolves around two brothers; one has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and the other devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison.
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
    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 extraordinary.
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    Marvel's Daredevil
    Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
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    Flashpoint
    Flashpoint is a Canadian police drama television series that debuted on July 11, 2008 on CTV in Canada. In the United States, the series currently airs reruns on Ion Television and in the United Kingdom on Universal Channel. The series has been broadcast on the Canadian French-language network V in Quebec since March 9, 2009.
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    Burn Notice
    Burn Notice is an American television series, created by Matt Nix that aired on USA Network from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013. The show stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless, and, beginning in the fourth season, Coby Bell.
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    Hawaii Five-O
    Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
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    Leverage
    Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
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    Terra Nova
    Terra Nova is an American science fiction drama television series. It premiered on September 26, 2011 with a two-hour premiere, and concluded on December 19, 2011 with a two-hour, two-episode finale. The series follows the Shannon family as they travel 85 million years into the past to an Earth of a parallel universe. The series is based on an idea by British writer Kelly Marcel.
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    Chuck
    Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend now working for the Central Intelligence Agency; the message embeds the only remaining copy of a software program containing the United States' greatest spy secrets into Chuck's brain.
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    Robin Hood
    Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of legendary English folk hero Robin Hood, the programme started on 7 October 2006.
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    Supernatural
    When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.
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    Nikita
    Find out where to watch Nikita on Fan.tv Find where to watch on Fan.tv Languages (13) English (en) select TV Show Facts Aired On: The CW Rating: TV-14 Show Type: Scripted Show Status: Ended Episode Runtime: 60 Languages: fr, en Webpage: Link Plot Keywords strong womanbring down organizationsecret government organizationspiesfemale spy Alternative Titles 嗜血嬌娃 妮基塔 Content Score: 100 Nikita (2010) 12345678910 7.3/10 (14 votes) FavoriteWatchlistVideos (1) ChangesShareReport Overview Nikita is an American television series that has aired on The CW since September 9, 2010 in the United States. Based on the French film Nikita, the remake Point of No Return, and a previous series La Femme Nikita, the series focuses on Nikita, a woman who escaped from a secret government-funded organization known as Division and, after a three-year hiding period, is back to bring down the organization.
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    Hell On Wheels
    Hell on Wheels is an American Western television series created and produced by Joe and Tony Gayton. Set in 1865 in Season One, 1866 in Season Two, and 1867 in Season Three, the series centers on the settlement that accompanied the construction of First Transcontinental Railroad, referred to as "Hell on Wheels" by the Union Pacific company men, surveyors, support workers, laborers, prostitutes, mercenaries, and others who make the mobile encampment their home.
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    Graceland
    Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house unofficially known as "Graceland".
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    Breakout Kings
    Breakout Kings is an American drama television series that aired on the A&E network. It was a production of Fox 21. The series was created, written, and executive-produced by Nick Santora and Matt Olmstead who previously worked together on Prison Break. Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, and Gavin Hood also served as executive producers.
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    Merlin
    The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

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