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The Best Action Shows On Hulu

Updated April 23, 2020 661 votes 42 voters40 items

List RulesVote up the best action series currently streaming on Hulu.

Thrills, chills, chases, and fight scenes make the best action shows on Hulu worth watching. Some action TV series streaming on Hulu feature superheroes and monster hunters while other Hulu action shows are crime shows about the police and justice. Some of the best action shows on Hulu right now are even cartoons.

Which series will you find on this list of action shows streaming on Hulu? Buffy the Vampire Slayer has to be near the top. The title character – played by Sarah Michelle Gellar – would love to live a normal life but she embraces her destiny to become one of the toughest chicks on television. Lost is a good action show on Hulu for those who like to take in their adventure at a slower pace. If you are looking for an animated action show Pokemon, Dragon Ball, or Archer are more great options.

Vote up your favorite action shows to help other Hulu subscribers know what to watch and vote down any action or adventure shows that left you yawning.

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan

    Premiered1997

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    Lost
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    Lost

    Naveen Andrews, Emilie de Ravin

    Premiered2004

    Lost (ABC, 2004) is an American drama television series created by Jeffrey Lieber, J. J.... more on Wikipedia

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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

    Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni

    Premiered1999

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 1999) is an American police procedural, legal, crime... more on Wikipedia

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    Battlestar Galactica
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    Battlestar Galactica

    Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell

    Premiered2004

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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger

    Premiered2000

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 2000) is an American crime drama television series... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Archer
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    Archer

    H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer

    Premiered2009

    Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The... more on Wikipedia

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    24
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    24

    Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub

    Premiered2001

    24 (Fox, 2001) is an American drama television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation
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    Star Trek: The Next Generation

    Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner

    Premiered1987

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Premiered2013

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Trek: The Original Series
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    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

    Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that... more on Wikipedia

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    Smallville
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    Smallville

    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum

    Premiered2001

    Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and... more on Wikipedia

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    CSI: Miami
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    CSI: Miami

    David Caruso, Emily Procter

    Premiered2002

    CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Pokémon
    15
    7

    Pokémon

    Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis

    Premiered1997

    Pokémon (OLM, 1997), also known as Pokémon the Series, is a Japanese children's anime series... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Adventure Time
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    Adventure Time

    Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio

    Premiered2010

    Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Prison Break
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    Prison Break

    Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller

    Premiered2005

    Prison Break (Fox, 2005) is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring.The... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Stargate SG-1
    12
    7

    Stargate SG-1

    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks

    Premiered1997

    Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Rick and Morty
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    Rick and Morty

    Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell

    Premiered2013

    Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Dragon Ball
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    Dragon Ball

    Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa

    Premiered1986

    Dragon Ball (Toei Animation,1986) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by... more on Wikipedia

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    Fear the Walking Dead
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    Fear the Walking Dead

    Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis

    Premiered2015

    Fear of the Walking Dead (AMC, 2015) is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Naruto
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    Naruto

    Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin

    Premiered2002

    Naruto (Studio Pierrot, 2002) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Masashi... more on Wikipedia
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    Blindspot
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    Blindspot

    Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

    Premiered2015

    Blindspot (NBC, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Martin Gero. When a... more on Wikipedia

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    Lethal Weapon
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    Lethal Weapon

    Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford

    Premiered2016

    Lethal Weapon (Fox, 2016) is an American buddy cop action comedy-drama television series... more on Wikipedia
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    Vikings
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    Vikings

    Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick

    Premiered2013

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    Runaways
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    Runaways

    Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano
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