20 Best TV Shows Like The Unit That You Should Watching Update 05/2024

TV Shows Like The Unit

1. The Long Road Home (2017)

On April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad, the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was viciously ambushed, resulting in a day that would go down in military history as “Black Sunday.”

2. Halo: Nightfall (2014)

Halo Nightfall (2014)

In Halo: Nightfall, which takes place between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, famed manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his crew are caught up in a horrible terrorist strike while investigating terrorist activity on the remote colony world of Sedra.

3. Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)

UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky and super-soldier John-117 must overcome their concerns and work together to defeat a large Covenant faction.

4. Over There (2005)

It’s hard to put into words how compelling “Over There” is. It’s a gritty, passionate, evocative, and emotional look at a U.S. Army unit’s first tour of duty in Iraq, as well as the impact it has on their families back home.

5. Vikings (2013)

Vikings (2013)

Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his day, is the focus of Vikings. Ragnar’s band of Viking brothers and his family are the focus of the story, which chronicles his climb to the throne of the Vikings. A daring warrior, Ragnar also represents the Norse belief in gods and deities. According to folklore, he was descended from the god of war and warriors, Odin.

6. SEAL Team (2017)

Life on the most dangerous, high stakes operations our country can ask of our elite Navy Seals as they train, plan, and execute.

7. Strike Back (2010)

Section 20, a fictional component of the Secret Intelligence Duty, has conscripted former British Special Forces veteran John Porter back into service.

8. Last Resort (2012)

Last Resort (2012)

‘Last Resort’ is an American television series about a military unit in Afghanistan. USS Colorado obtains an order to launch nuclear missiles at Pakistan after rescuing a U.S. Navy SEAL squad off Pakistan’s coast from a USS Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine.

9. The Brave (2017)

The intricate world of our bravest military heroes, who risk their lives to carry out the most difficult and perilous operations in the face of adversity on the other side of the planet.

10. The Pacific (2010)

Robert Leckie (John Basilone) and Eugene Sledge (Robert Leckie) were two of the three U.S. Marines that fought in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A sequel to Band of Brothers, which aired on PBS in 2001.

11. Sons of Liberty (2015)

Sons of Liberty (2015)

A secret organization of radical young men work together to change the course of history and create a nation for the United States of America.

12. Falling Skies (2011)

When Falling Skies begins, the world is in the midst of an extraterrestrial invasion that has left most of the population paralyzed. Outside large cities, the few remaining survivors have teamed together to begin the arduous work of fighting back. Soldiers who have been assigned to defend civilians while also waging an insurgent campaign against an occupying extraterrestrial force face a new challenge every day.

13. Shogun (1980)

When an English sailor arrives in feudal Japan, they find themselves caught in the middle of a sophisticated political game.

14. Marvel’s Luke Cage (2016)

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)

Wrongfully imprisoned man is given superhuman strength and durability by an experiment gone wrong.

15. Das Boot (2018)

Secret mission: A young German woman is divided between devotion for her homeland and the French resistance in the WWII thriller. An inexperienced U-boat crew must survive.

16. The World Wars (2014)

Roosevelt, Hitler, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur are just a few of the men that played a major role in three decades of conflict. It explores the two wars as one continuous timeline, beginning in 1914 and ending in 1945, with these distinctive individuals growing of age in World War I before eventually leading the charge in the Second World War.

17. Dominion (2014)

Dominion (2014)

Dominion is a near-future supernatural thriller. To put it another way, it was 25 years after “The Extinction War,” in which an army of inferior angels formed by the archangel Gabriel waged war on mankind. The archangel Michael, who had previously sided with the angels, decided to swap sides. There are new walled cities that have risen from the ashes of this long conflict. The metropolis of Vega, a gleaming empire that has grown out of the ashes of Las Vegas, is at the heart of the series.

18. Battlestar Galactica (2004)

Resurrected Cylons demolish the 12 colonies and a small civilian fleet, the last of humanity, is protected by the crew of the ageing Galactica as they trek toward Earth.

19. Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015)

Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)

With her short-lived experience as a super hero tragically ended, Jessica Jones is now a detective in New York City who is drawn into cases involving persons with remarkable talents.

20. The Last Ship (2014)

Their goal is to find a cure for the disease. Get rid of the virus. Save the planet. It is up to a lone navy destroyer crew to save humanity from annihilation when a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet’s inhabitants.