The new Amazon Prime series ‘Hanna,’ based on Saoirse Ronan’s 2011 film of the same name, will be released soon. The pilot episode, which aired during the Super Bowl, was a huge success. Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregator, gives it a perfect score of 100 percent. The show’s first episode drew rave reviews from viewers who hailed it as a thrilling roller coaster with outstanding performances by the actors.
Hanna tells the tale of a young Polish girl who finds herself in perilous circumstances while exploring the forest with her family in the woods. She’s a skilled assassin who learned a lot from her military father about killing and surviving in the snow. A rogue CIA agent is on the hunt for Hanna and will stop at nothing to get her. On the basis of the premise alone, fans will be eagerly awaiting the March 29th premiere of the remaining seasons. For those who are intrigued by the premise and want to see more action/adventure shows, we’ve compiled a list of 10 that you might enjoy. The following is our pick of the top shows that are similar to ‘Hanna.’ ‘Hanna,’ for example, is available on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime.
10. Quantico (2015-2018)
Quantico is the FBI’s training facility where new agents are trained in all the skills necessary to work for the agency. This is the tale of a group of young recruits who went on to become officers in the Bureau after completing their training. The main character of the series is Alex Parrish, a former FBI agent who has been accused of involvement in a bombing. One timeline is in the present day when Parrish is trying to prove her innocence while the other shows how she and her friends trained at Quantico back in the first season. In spite of the positive critical reception for the first season, the second and third seasons were met with a mixed bag of opinions, and as a result, ABC decided to cancel the show. It’s worth seeing just for Priyanka Chopra’s outstanding performance as Parrish.
9. 24 (2001-2010, 2014)
Kiefer Sutherland portrays the title character in this drama series. Bauer is a member of the Counter Terrorism Unit of the United States government and works to keep the country safe by catching terrorists in the act. There are 24 episodes in each season of the show, and each one focuses on a day in the life of the protagonist. The story focuses on the CTU’s efforts to curb terrorist activity, but it also explores the private lives of the characters. It has been adapted in India and will be released in Japan again next year. The show has received acclaim from critics everywhere, with many praising the showrunners for their ability to keep things exciting while still portraying events as they happened in real time.
8. Lost (2004-2010)
Loss is an award-winning show from the last ten years that follows a group of people who survived an airplane crash and wound up on an isolated island. However, as time passes, they come to realize the island is home to other, more sinister entities. The series is likely inspired by William Golding’s classic novel ‘Lord of the Flies,’ in which a similar fate befalls a group of children. Our time on ‘Lost’ is divided amongst the stories of forty different characters who we meet while there. Fans have become fascinated by the series’ reoccurring themes, and the island has developed a mythology that is both supernatural and science fiction. The show has been hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the best in television history.
7. Jessica Jones (2015-2018)
In the Marvel superhero series ‘Jessica Jones,’ the main character is a former superhero who now works as a private investigator. Jessica is a recovering alcoholic, but she is immune to the effects of alcohol because of her superhuman abilities. Her troubled past follows her around like a shadow, and she’s still haunted by the accident that claimed the lives of both of her parents when she was young.
The films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are referenced in the show. Jessica Jones is portrayed by Kristen Ritter in the television series Marvel’s Daredevil. Its cinematography takes a noir approach, with shadows always hinting at something sinister lurking in the shadows, as seen throughout the series. The first season of Daredevil was a critical and popular success, and it introduced us to the superhero Luke Cage.
6. Banshee (2013-2016)
For the sake of getting away from Rabbit, the local crime lord, an ex-con named Banshee decides to assume the persona of a deceased sheriff in the small American town of Banshee. The series’ main character, Antony Starr, is infatuated with the crime lord’s daughter. The two of them had cheated Rabbit out of a large sum of money, and the plot revolves around how they managed to escape his notice and escape with their lives.
There were two seasons of the show and critics were impressed by the ingenuity with which each of the supporting characters was developed so that they too became interesting. Visual effects were used to great effect on this show, earning it an Emmy nomination. Oddly, the character played by Antony Starr is always referred to as Lucas Hood, after the sheriff who gives him the name. However, we never learn his real name from the show.
5. Into The Badlands (2015- Present)
According to the storyline, the world civilization in ‘Into The Badlands,’ has crumbled. Some areas of the population are now ruled by feudal lords. Those living beyond this structure are known as the nomads, and they have no ties to any barons and are living on the edge of civilization, barely scraping by. Each baron is supported by a well-trained army. Due to the absence of guns, these soldiers, known as Clippers, are skilled in martial arts and melee weapons. After airing its third season in April-May of last year, the show was cancelled. This movie has received a lot of praise for how it depicts martial arts.
4. Daredevil (2015-2018)
A childhood accident caused Matt Murdock to lose his sight. Since then, however, his other senses have developed to superhuman levels, and he has been trained in martial arts by a shady old man named Stick. Due to Matt’s father’s inability to take a fall despite being paid for it, the mobsters killed him. Foggy Nelson, Matt’s best friend, and he have started a small law firm together. After a series of unfortunate events, Matt comes to the conclusion that Hell’s Kitchen is rife with violence, and so he decides to use his supernatural abilities to help those in need.
According to the press, he is known as ‘Daredevil.’ This was the premise of the MCU/Netflix show, which was canceled after three seasons due to low viewership numbers. The show’s realistic portrayal of a comic book superhero has garnered rave reviews throughout all three seasons. In the third season, there’s a prison brawl scene where the filmmakers teach you how to make action movies. Charlie Cox has done an outstanding job as the film’s leading man.
3. The Night Manager (2016- Present)
Tom Hiddleston plays Johnathan Pine, the main character in ‘The Night Manager,’ one of the best shows on television recently. He used to be in the military, but now he works as a hotel night manager. When an MI6 agent asks Pine to infiltrate an arms dealer’s organization in order to gather information about their activities, Pine agrees to do so. Hugh Laurie plays the head of the criminal organization, and Academy Award winner Olivia Coleman plays the MI6 agent. The show’s three main actors each received a Golden Globe nomination for their work on the show. This series has received a ton of praise from critics and has even been dubbed one of the best of all time by a few.
2. The Punisher (2017-2019)
For the United States Army, Frank Castle was one of the best Marines they’d seen in a long time. After a shootout between two gangs leaves his family dead, he’s left all alone in the world, a shattered and broken man from the inside out. It is because of this incident that Frank’s life is forever changed. He decides to hunt down and assassinate any criminal who has even the slightest connection to the deaths of his wife and children. Once he’s finished that, he goes on to finish his mission by eliminating cartel members as well as members of various American gangs and other similar organizations. Frank does not possess any special abilities.
The skills he acquired while serving in the Marine Corps are all he has, along with his tenacity and sheer willpower. He is an expert in gunfights as well as hand-to-hand combat. No one can take punishment better than him, and he refuses to take anyone as a prisoner. The Punisher’s brutality in enforcing his own decisions has earned him the nickname. The action sequences on this show are top-notch. There’s nothing like it on television. They’re brutal, realistic, and gory, and they appear to be real in every way. Castle’s portrayal by Jon Bernthal is one of the most moving performances in recent television history.
1. Utopia (2013-2014)
Utopia is an excellent book to read aloud to your children. It tells the story of six individuals fleeing from The Network, a hugely influential and corrupt organization. Organizations are on the lookout for a comic book manuscript that contains the formula to make a protein that can sterilize a large portion of the human population, thus increasing the lifespan of human beings. Neill Maskel, who plays The Network assassin Arby, and Adeel Akhtar, who plays one of the five people with knowledge of the manuscript’s location, give outstanding performances in this British series. This series features some of the best cinematography you’ll ever see. There were only two seasons of the show before it was cancelled.