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The Best Action Shows On Netflix

Updated September 18, 2020 15.3k votes 2.5k voters 143.6k views97 items

List RulesOnly shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Here are the best action shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for martial arts, superhero shows, or gritty crime dramas, this list of action shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series and offering the best action shows on now. What are the best action series to watch on Netflix? 

Vote up the best action shows on Netflix, then, be sure to check out the best action movie series!

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  • 1
    The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Witcher

    Henry Cavill, Freya Allan

    Premiered2019

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

    Premiered2017

    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 3
    Money Heist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Money Heist

    Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño
    Money Heist (Antena 3, 2017) is a Spanish heist television series created by Álex Pina. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 4
    Shooter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Shooter

    Ryan Phillippe, Cynthia Addai-Robinson
    Shooter (USA, 2016) is an American television drama series based on the novel Point of Impact... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Peaky Blinders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Peaky Blinders

    Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory

    Premiered2013

    Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 6
    Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Breaking Bad

    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul

    Premiered2008

    Breaking Bad (AMC, 2008) is an American neo-Western crime drama television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 7
    The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Blacklist

    James Spader, Megan Boone

    Premiered2013

    The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 8
    Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Daredevil

    Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll

    Premiered2015

    Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Last Kingdom

    Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson

    Premiered2015

    The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 11
    Narcos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Narcos

    Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura

    Premiered2015

    Narcos (Netflix, 2015) is an American drama web-television series created by Chris Brancato,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 12
    Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Person of Interest

    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

    Premiered2011

    Person of Interest (CBS, 2011) is an American science fiction drama television series created... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    The 100 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The 100

    Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco

    Premiered2013

    The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 14
    Limitless is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Limitless

    Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter

    Premiered2015

    Limitless (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Craig Sweeny,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Walking Dead

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal

    Premiered2010

    The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 16
    Arrow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Arrow

    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy

    Premiered2012

    Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 17
    Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Longmire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Longmire

    Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff

    Premiered2012

    Longmire (A&E, 2012) is an American modern Western crime drama television series developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Into the Badlands is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Into the Badlands

    Daniel Wu, Orla Brady

    Premiered2015

    Into the Badlands (AMC, 2015) is an American TV series set in a post-apocalyptic world... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Altered Carbon

    Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry

    Premiered2018

    Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 22
    Hell on Wheels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Hell on Wheels

    Anson Mount, Colm Meaney

    Premiered2011

    Hell on Wheels (AMC, 2011) is an American/Canadian Western television series created by Joe... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 23
    The Flash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Gotham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    Gotham

    Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Shows On Netflix
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    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

    Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy

    Premiered2019

    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy television series, and a... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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