Best Suspense Action Drama series on Amazon Prime - India

Best Suspense Action Drama series on Amazon Prime - India

In this blog post, we will be exploring some of the best and must watch Suspense Action Drama TV shows that are available on Amazon Prime in India.

Published on 25th Dec 2018 Tuesday

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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Amazon Prime

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TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is an American action political thriller tv series premiered in 2018 on Amazon Prime.

Jack Ryan is a fictional character from the "Ryanverse" created by Tom Clancy.

Jack Ryan (played by John Krasinski), an ex-Marine, now works as a financial analyst in Terror, Finance, and Arms Division (T-FAD) for the CIA.

He unearths a series of suspicious bank transactions and his search for explanation wrenches him from the comfort of his office desk into a deadly game of cat and mouse across Europe and the Middle East.

John Krasinski plays the role of Jack Ryan in this series who is also the fifth actor to portrait the character after Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine from the film series.

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The Night Manager Amazon Prime

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THE NIGHT MANAGER

The Night Manager is a British TV serial based on the 1993 novel of the same name by John le Carre.

Susanne Bier is the director of this TV show which aired in 2016. The main cast includes Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, David Harewood, Tom Hollander, and Elizabeth Debicki.

The series is about a hotel night manager and a former British soldier Jonathan Pine (played by Tom Hiddleston) who set out to avenge the murder of his lover Sophie who was killed by a notorious arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper (played by Hugh Laurie).

To bring down Roper also described as "the worst man in the world", Pine is recruited to infiltrate into the inner circle of Roper by Angela Burr (played by Olivia Colman) a British intelligence operative.

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Mr. Robot Amazon Prime

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MR. ROBOT

Mr Robot is an American drama thriller TV series directed by Sam Esmail. The series aired in 2015.

The main character in this series is Elliot Alderson played by Rami Malek.

This Golden Globe Awards winning drama is about Elliot, a young programmer who has a social anxiety disorder and clinical depression. He works as a cybersecurity engineer at Allsafe Cybersecurity by day and as a vigilant hacker by night.

He is recruited by "Mr Robot" (played by Christian Slater) into a hacktivists group called the "fsociety" to destroy all the debt records by encrypting the financial data of E Corp, the worlds largest conglomerate, a firm he is hired to protect.

This is a very geeky show and if you are interested in hacking, programming cybersecurity then you must definitely watch this show.

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Dr House Amazon Prime

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DR. HOUSE

Dr House (a.k.a House MD) is an American medical drama TV series consisting of 8 seasons and 177 episodes.

The main character of this series is Dr Gregory House (played by Hugh Laurie) who leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey.

Dr House is an unconventional and misanthropic medical genius who has no respect for hospital rules or the patients and is often clashing with fellow doctors and his own diagnostics team members and his boss, hospital administrator and Dean of Medicine Dr Lisa Cuddy (played by Lisa Edelstein).

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The Mentalist Amazon Prime

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THE MENTALIST

The Mentalist is an American crime drama TV show which aired from 2008 till 2015.

The series consists of 7 seasons and 151 episodes.

The series follows a former psychic Patrick Jane (played by Simon Baker), who is an independent consultant to the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Though he is not an officer of the law, he uses his skills from the former profession to help the bureau as an independent consultant to solve murders.

The real reason for Jane to be involved with the police is to catch a serial killer known as "Red John" who brutally murdered his wife and daughter.

Red John has a peculiar crime signature. He always draws a clockwise smiley face on the wall with the blood of his victims using the three fingers of his rubber-gloved right hand.

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Dexter Amazon Prime

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DEXTER

Dexter is an American crime drama TV series that aired from 2006 to 2013.

The series consists of 8 seasons and 96 episodes.

The main character of this series is Dexter Morgan (played by Michael C. Hall).

Dexter works as a forensic technician for the fictional Miami Metro Police Department. He specialises in the analysis of blood spatter pattern.

He also lives a parallel life of a secret serial killer. He finds murderers who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system and kills them and chops them into pieces.

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Luther Amazon Prime

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LUTHER

Luther is a British crime drama TV series aired in 2010.

The series follows the main character DCI (Detective Chief Inspector) John Luther played by Idris Elba. He is a very dedicated, hard-working but flawed detective.

For him, the job comes first. His dedication is a blessing and a curse for him and people close to him.

In the first season, he investigates a murderer and psychopath named Alice Morgan (played by Ruth Wilson). Due to lack of evidence, he is unable to arrest her. She becomes her arch nemesis and later his companion.

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Elementary Amazon Prime

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ELEMENTARY

Elementary is an American drama series based on the fictional character Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson created by writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The series aired in 2012.

The series follows the main characters Sherlock Holmes (played by Jonny Lee Miller) and Dr Joan Watson (played by Lucy Liu).

Sherlock is a recovering drug addict and a former consultant to Scotland Yard. He is sent to Manhattan by his father and forced to live with a sober companion, Dr Watson. In America, he assists the New York City Police Department in solving crimes along with Dr Watson.

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The Last Ship Amazon Prime

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THE LAST SHIP

The Last Ship is an American post-apocalyptic action drama series loosely based on the 1988 novel of the same name.

The series aired in 2014.

The series follows Navy Captain Tom Chandler (played by Eric Dane) and his crew aboard the ship U.S.S. Nathan James.

He and his crew are helping Rachel Scott (played by Rhona Mitra) a paleo-microbiologist and her team in finding a cure after a pandemic (named Red Flu) caused by a virus that wiped out billions of people.

Captain Tom and his crew are humanities last hope for survival.

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Blindspot Amazon Prime

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BLINDSPOT

Blindspot is an American crime drama premiered in 2015.

The series follows an FBI agent Kurt Weller (played by Sullivan Stapleton).

A mysterious woman (played by Jaime Alexander) pops up in Times Square covered with cryptic tattoos all over her body including Kurt's name on her back.

Kurt and his FBI team members must now solve this mystery and a possible terrorist attack.

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