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The 2000s were a great decade for shows with total non-stop action! These are the best 2000s Action TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best 2000s action TV series that had set pieces and action sequences that would rival most feature films. The truly great 00s action shows packed a serious emotional punch, and while it is not a prerequisite for the genre, there are some good 2000s action shows that featured superheroes. So, these are the greatest 2000s action TV series!

What shows will you find on this top 2000s action TV shows list? Of course, 24 appears near the top of this list. This great show starring Kiefer Sutherland was full of non-stop action for nine exciting seasons. Sons of Anarchy, which premiered in 2008, is another one of the best 2000s action TV series.

Lost kept fans engaged with twists, turns and plenty of conflict during its run. Other good shows that appear on this top 2000s action TV shows list include Criminal Minds, Prison Break and Battlestar Galactica.

Do you have a favorite TV series from the 2000s? Give the best shows a thumbs up and share some of your favorite episodes in the comments section.
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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Prison Break is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Prison Break Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco 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 ...more

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Sons of Anarchy is an American crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in ...more

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 ...more

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24 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each ...more

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Burn Notice Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell Burn Notice is an American television series created by Matt Nix which originally aired on the USA Network from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013. The show stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series was created by Buffy's creator, Joss Whedon, in collaboration with David ...more

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Chuck Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez Chuck (NBC, 2007) is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. When a twenty-something computer geek (Zachary Levi) inadvertently downloads ...more

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Walker, Texas Ranger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Walker, Texas Ranger Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis. It was inspired by the film Lone Wolf McQuade, with both this series and that film starring Chuck ...more

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Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Power Rangers Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding Power Rangers is a long-running American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live action children's television series featuring teams of costumed heroes. Produced first by ...more

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox Broadcasting network on September 9, 2008, and concluded ...more

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The Shield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
The Shield Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins The Shield is an American drama television series starring Michael Chiklis that premiered on March 12, 2002, on FX, in the United States, and concluded on November 25, 2008, after seven seasons. ...more

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
White Collar Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly Alias is an American spy-action television series created by J. J. Abrams, which was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006. It stars Jennifer Garner as ...more

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is ...more

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

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La Femme Nikita is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
La Femme Nikita Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer La Femme Nikita is a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner ...more

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JAG is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
JAG David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct U.S. Navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network ...more

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for the Nine Network. The series was conceived by Rockne S. O'Bannon and produced by Jim Henson ...more

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
Sanctuary Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl Sanctuary was a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series, created by Damian Kindler and funded largely by the Beedie Development Group. The show is an expansion of an eight-webisode ...more

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FlashForward is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Action TV Series
FlashForward John Cho, Joseph Fiennes, Jack Davenport FlashForward is a U.S. television series, adapted for television by Brannon Braga and David S. Goyer, which aired for one season on ABC between September 24, 2009, and May 27, 2010. It is based ...more