TV: Action/Thriller serials

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MacGyver (1985 TV Series)
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness. (48 mins.)
 
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24 (2001 TV Series)
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Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster. (44 mins.)
 
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Knight Rider (1982 TV Series)
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar. (46 mins.)
 
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Miami Vice (1984 TV Series)
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami. (48 mins.)
 
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Riptide (1984 TV Series)
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California... (60 mins.)
 
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The Dukes of Hazzard (1979 TV Series)
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County. (60 mins.)
Director: William Crain
 
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The A-Team (1983 TV Series)
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military. (60 mins.)
 
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Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
 
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Nash Bridges (1996 TV Series)
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A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area. (60 mins.)
 
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Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
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Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside. (44 mins.)
 
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Oz (1997 TV Series)
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
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The Shield (2002 TV Series)
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The lives and cases of a dirty LAPD cop and the police unit under his command. (47 mins.)
 
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The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
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The Sentinel (1996 TV Series)
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After spending years in the Peruvian jungle during his tour in Army Special Forces, Cascade PD Detective James Ellison developed hyperactive senses... (45 mins.)
 
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Sons of Anarchy (2008 TV Series)
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club. (45 mins.)
 
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Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. (49 mins.)
 
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Homeland (2011 TV Series)
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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
 
18.
Arsène Lupin (1971 TV Series)
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The adventures of the iconic gentleman-burglar, loosely adapted from Maurice Leblanc's pages. (52 mins.)
 
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Mercedes-Benz: MacGyver and the new Citan (2012 Mini-Series)
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Infinite scientific resourcefulness.
Director: Markus Walter
 
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Human Target (2010 TV Series)
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A unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Pacific Blue (1996 TV Series)
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Bicycle Officers patrol Santa Monica, CA (60 mins.)
 
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Renegade (1992 TV Series)
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After crooked cop Lieutenant "Dutch" Dixon kills his girlfriend and frames him for murder, Reno Raines escapes from jail and goes on the run... (45 mins.)
Director: Fred L. Miller
 
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Gomorrah (2014 TV Series)
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Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk. (55 mins.)
 
24.
Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008 TV Series)
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A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat...
 
25.
God Fearing Man (2015 Mini-Series)
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The true story of Canadian minister Herbert Emerson Wilson, who went on to become one of the best safecrackers and most successful American bank robbers in the early 20th century.
 
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Legends (2014 TV Series)
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Follows a deep-cover operative named Martin Odum, who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job... (60 mins.)
 
27.
Gang Related (2014 TV Series)
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Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. In the gritty new action-drama GANG RELATED... (46 mins.)
 
28.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day. (594 mins.)
 
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The Fall (2013 TV Series)
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Two hunters, one cold, deliberate and highly efficient and the other, a strong, athletic man with a wife. One is a serial killer, and the other is a cop. (60 mins.)
 
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Gotham (2014 TV Series)
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The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival. (42 mins.)
 
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Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
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An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery. (43 mins.)
 
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Scorpion (2014 TV Series)
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An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world. (43 mins.)
 
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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
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An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane and that there is more going on than meets the eye. (112 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
 
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Zero Hour (2013 TV Series)
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Revolves around a bizarre twist of fate that pulls a man who's spent 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history. (60 mins.)
 
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Hell on Wheels (2011 TV Series)
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Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife... (42 mins.)
 
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Baywatch (1989 TV Series)
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Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach. (60 mins.)
 
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Highlander (1992 TV Series)
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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals. (60 mins.)
 
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Secret State (2012 Mini-Series)
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Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.
 
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Mission: Impossible (1966 TV Series)
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (50 mins.)
 
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Into the Badlands (2015 TV Series)
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A mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a ruthless territory controlled by feudal barons. (42 mins.)
 
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Peaky Blinders (2013 TV Series)
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A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world. (60 mins.)