So, you like intense action? These TV-shows will get your heart beating and keep you on the edge of your seat.

4 Must-Watch TV-Shows If You Like Action

Heroes and villains, ruthless zombies, or revenge for a bloody murder – who doesn’t enjoy an action-packed TV-show? There are a ton of them out there, and they keep coming. From Copenhagens underworlds to a high school in South Korea or historical battles in Roman times, action is guaranteed everywhere. Here is a diverse selection of high-quality action shows you might have missed. Ready, set, action!


(2015-2020, IMDb: 8.2)

Following the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Fauda brilliantly tells the story from two perspectives. At first, Doron, a commander of an undercover Israeli unit, and his team are hunting down Hamas terrorist Abu-Ahmed, a killer and jihadist, who will never accept the State of Israel. In the midst of a brutal war, the two enemies navigate through humanity, love, and friendship while never losing sight of their beliefs and fight for a better future. Summing up, this political action-thriller sheds light on the war on terror and the bloody price that follows.



(2018, IMDb: 8.1)

Bodyguard is an action-packed mini-series that will surely get your pulse racing and keep you on the edge of your seat. As a Specialist Protection Officer for the London’s Metropolitan Police Service, David Budd, a war veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress, is then assigned to the politically controversial Home Secretary Julia Montague as her personal bodyguard. Budd’s duty calls on him to protect Montague from any threats but his own trauma is a ticking time bomb waiting to go off.


All Of Us Are Dead
(2022-, IMDb: 7.7)

The recent success and popularity of Squid Game or the movie Parasite surely tells us not to underestimate Korean storytelling, and this may be the case with this new show. In All of Us Are Dead a zombie virus breaks out at a high school, where the students then have to fight to survive or risk getting infected. As the virus continues to spread, the police interrogate the school’s science teacher who is behind it all. If you haven’t got enough of viruses or zombies, this show is both thrilling and nerve-racking while keeping in tune with the classic themes of a true action story.



(2020-, IMDb: 7.2)

Barbarians is a historical action-drama that follows Roman officer Arminius and his conflicted allegiances with both the mighty Roman empire that raised him and his own tribal people, the Barbarians. Aside from the interesting blend of history and fiction, the use of Latin spoken by the Roman characters, and German by the Barbarians, also contributes to the atmosphere of the show. In short, this is an epic historical clash, similar to shows like Vikings or Rome.