‘Hanna‘ is the new series coming out on Amazon Prime which is based on the 2011 movie of the same name starring Saoirse Ronan. The first episode has already been released during Super Bowl and it has received universal acclaim. On the review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, it has a 100% rating. Audiences who’ve watched the first episode have unanimously agreed that it is a great thrill ride with amazing performances by the actors.
‘Hanna’ tells the story of a young girl facing life-threatening circumstances in the forests of Poland. She is a trained assassin who has received immense knowledge about killing and surviving in the snow from her father who was in the armed forces. Hanna is being chased by a rogue CIA agent who wants to capture her at any cost. The premise sounds absolutely thrilling and fans cannot wait for the premiere of the remaining seasons on March 29. But before you check it out, if you like the premise and enjoy such action/adventure stories, we have brought to you these 10 shows you can have a look at. Here’s the list of best shows similar to ‘Hanna’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these shows like ‘Hanna’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. Quantico (2015-2018)
Quantico is the training center of the FBI where they train new recruits in all fields essential to be working for the Bureau. It is the story of a group of such young recruits who have trained and become officers of the Bureau. The protagonist of the series is a woman named Alex Parrish who has been fired from the FBI as evidence has suggested that she was involved in a bomb attack. In the first season, there are two timelines – one in the present day when Parrish is on the run to prove her innocence, and the other one is a flashback showing how she and her group of friends were training at Quantico. Though the first season was praised by critics, the second and third seasons received mixed reviews after which ABC canceled the show. It can be watched for the phenomenal performance Priyanka Chopra delivered as Parrish.
9. 24 (2001-2010, 2014)
This show focuses on the character of Jack Bauer played by Kiefer Sutherland. Bauer works for the United States’ Counter Terrorism Unit and helps keep America safe by nipping terrorist problems at the butt. Interestingly, each season of the show has 24 episodes focusing on a day in the life of the main character. The story mainly deals with how the CTU controls terrorist activities, but sometimes delves into the personal lives of the characters as well. The series has already been adapted in India, and another Japanese adaptation is set to release next year. The series has been universally acclaimed from all corners, with critics praising how the makers managed to make it gripping while depicting events in real-time.