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10. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
Stargate: Atlantis is an adventure military science fiction television series. It was created by Brad Wright and Robert C Cooper. The story is based on the classic cinematic experience Stargate and serves as a spin-off of the famous Stargate SG-1 show.
This sci-fi tale starts where we left off in its predecessor with the main protagonist discovering an antarctic outpost that was created by the mysterious alien species called ancients. Now we set sail for new adventures of the otherworldly kind with mysteries, wars, politics and science fiction.
9. Chuck (2007–2012)
Chuck is an action comedy spy drama television series. It was created by Josh Schwartz. It takes an email to turn your life around, kind of. For the average computer whiz next door Chuck, it’s what seems to be a usual email that turns out to be a hyper complex program designed by a former friend now working for security service.
When the last remaining copy of the United States greatest spy secrets are embedded in his brain, Chuck suddenly finds himself in the world of espionage and action.
8. Lost (2004–2010)
Lost is a mystery drama television series created by JG Abrams, Jeffrey Liber and Damon Lindelof. Famous among fans of the genre due to its creator’s sense for ongoing mystery lost left a mark in the world of television.
Its remarkable cliffhangers and unanswered questions made it the tense ride it was. When a plane carrying a group of strangers mysteriously crashes on a strange island, there is more to their fate than anyone can know.
7. 24 (2001–2010)
24 is an action drama television series created by Joel Cerno and Robert Cochran. This extremely thrilling and suspenseful race against the clock is giving you what the title promises.
We follow a ruthless anti-terrorist agency detective who does anything to succeed at his task throughout the seasons. Every mission is represented in 24 hours real time which means we witness everything the character goes through so that the whole show feels touchable and real. This makes the consequences of failure even more frightening.
6. Prison Break (2005–2017)
Prison Break is a crime drama television series created by Paul Scheuring. This series features one of the most memorable on-screen buddy chemistries. In this ultra long-going journey of suffering and crime, we follow two loving brothers who would do anything for one another.
When one of them is wrongly charged for murder and sent to a prison for death row the other gets himself in too just to make the ultimate plan. They want to break out.
5. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Sons of Anarchy is an action crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter. This is an unconventional depiction of drug wars and excessive crime scenes. The story follows a young but uprising biker in one of the most dangerous and respected biker gangs calling themselves Sons of Anarchy.
Business is not only about driving but drugs, guns and gang wars. Caught up in the middle of such a war, young biker Jax must question the life he chose when confronted with his personal life.
4. Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries (2003)
Battlestar Galactica is a 2003 science fiction mini series, created by Ronald D Moore. Following the success of the iconic original series, the 2003 mini-series continues the famed and iconic characters combining real-life drama and honest political issues with must-see sci-fi.
We follow the spaceship galactica that leads a fleet of survivors away from their planets which were destroyed by nuclear bombs. Along the way the crew is constantly forced to overcome the most dangerous obstacles all inspired by real life issues.
3. Rome (2005–2007)
Rome is a historical drama television series created by John Melius, William J Mcdonald and Bruno Heller. Setting a refreshing tone with a mixture of real-life inspired history and fictional mythology. Rome is not only suspenseful but truly epic beginning with Julius Caesar’s civil war in 49 bc .
The show captures his rise to dictatorship and his ultimate fall with the horrific consequences of war destruction and blood leading the normal man to fight for his survival.
2. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
Battlestar Galactica is a military science fiction television series created by Ronald D Moore. It left a mark in the history of sci-fi television with its great storytelling and complex world building.
This series introduces us to a horrifying future where out of several billion humans living in around 12 worlds in a solar system only around 50 000 remain after a war with an unstoppable enemy. One of the remaining ships is the Battlestar Galactica on the one and only mission for survival to find the mysterious 13th planet called earth.
1. Band of Brothers (2001)
Band of Brothers is a 2001 war drama mini-series created by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. It is inspired by the haunting depiction of d-day in saving private Ryan. Band of Brothers is the dramatisation of the easy company who were assigned to the US army’s 101st airborne division.
During World War II over 10 episodes, we witnessed sheer horror the unit goes through. They must create a strong bond in order to survive, remain sane and remain their humanity.
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