Sad TV shows

List of the saddest TV series selected by our site visitors: Little America, Yellowstone, Erased, Resident Alien, War and Peace, Sex Education, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Longmire, Nancy Drew, Collateral.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Little America (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
PlotLove
PlaceUSA
StyleBased on real events, Touching, Sad ones

An anthology series that goes beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America at a time when they are more relevant than ever.

Yellowstone (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFamily, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Shootouts
PlaceWild West, Small towns, USA
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating, Sad ones

Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.

Erased (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:32
CharactersSerial killers
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Time machine
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating, By manga, Sad ones

After finding his mom killed, Satoru's time-traveling ability takes him back 18 years for a chance to prevent her death and those of three classmates.

Resident Alien (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Doctors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleFascinating

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

War and Peace (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:05
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, War, Death
PlaceRussia

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

Sex Education (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Psychologists, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, England
StyleEasy, Lovely, Fascinating, Touching

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

I'll Be Gone in the Dark (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Based on real events, Fascinating

An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessive quest to find justice on behalf of his victims.

Longmire (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWidows
PlotMystery, Elections, Shootouts
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.

Nancy Drew (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersTeenagers
PlotLove, Supernatural, Investigation, Relationship, Passion
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.

Collateral (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Death, Border, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.

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After Life (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Widows, Friends
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer
StyleSad ones

Tony had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.

Pagan Peak (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration00:42
CharactersFamily, Maniacs, Killers, Detectives, Climbers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Abduction
StyleAction

When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan. Ellie finds herself under increasing pressure to understand the deranged killer's motives so she can stop him. The hunt leads them ever deeper in the dark valleys and archaic Alpine customs - and the paranoid world of the killer.

Brave New World (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich
PlotRevolution, Politics, Technology, Uprising, Drug addiction
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Unexpected ending, Makes me think

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

The Act (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersTeenagers, Mother and daughter, Parents, Neighbors
PlotLove, Deception, Growing up
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleFor girls, Based on real events, Makes me think

A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

When Calls the Heart (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, Romania, USA
CharactersStudents, Teachers, Widows, Losers
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleBy books, To cry, Touching

Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.

Back (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersFriends, Businessmen
PlotDeath
PlaceEngland

Estranged foster-brothers Stephen and Andrew vie to take over the family business following the death of their father.

Legacies (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Vampire, Witches, Werewolves, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Magic, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Narcos (2015)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13
CharactersMafia, Criminals
PlotMoney

The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Teen Wolf (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Werewolves, Friends, New kids at school
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Fighting Evil
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching

Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day teenage life. The following characters are instrumental to his struggle: Stiles, his best friend; Allison, his love interest who comes from a family of werewolf hunters; and Derek, a mysterious werewolf with a dark past. Throughout the series, he strives to keep his loved ones safe while maintaining normal relationships with them.

The Casual Vacancy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:20
CharactersTeenagers
PlotDeath, Passion
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns
StyleEasy, By books

The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.




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