Series about sects and secret societies

Series about sects and secret societies
List of the best TV shows about sects and secret societies selected by visitors to our site: The End of the F***ing World, Ares, Loki, Lodge 49, The Order, Timeless, Wild Wild Country, Waco, Unorthodox, The Following.

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotTravel, Adventures, Uprising

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
PlotSupernatural, Death, Sects, Rituals
StyleAtmospheric, Action

When her friend suffers a bizarre accident, Rosa realizes the secret student society they've just joined is built on demonic secrets from Dutch history.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Gods
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Deception, Sects
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleMarvel, Worth watching

After stealing the Tesseract during the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” an alternate version of Loki is brought to the mysterious Time Variance Authority, a bureaucratic organization that exists outside of time and space and monitors the timeline. They give Loki a choice: face being erased from existence due to being a “time variant”or help fix the timeline and stop a greater threat.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
PlotRelationship, Sects
StyleFascinating, Philosophical

Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CharactersWitches, Werewolves, Heroes
PlotMagic, Death, Adventures, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CharactersTeachers, Special agents
PlotLove, Time travel, Time machine, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Unexpected ending

A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of this dangerous fugitive. But can this handpicked team uncover the mystery behind it all and end his destruction before it's too late?

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary, biography
PlotReligion, Sects
StyleBased on real events

When a controversial cult leader builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
PlotFBI, Sects, Shootouts
StyleShort, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

Markimdb: 8
PlotLife, Religion, Harassment, Wedding, Family life
PlaceBerlin, Germany
StyleShort, Women in the lead roles, Touching

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Gays, Investigators, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. Ryan, working closely with an FBI team, including Mike Weston and FBI Specialist Debra Parker, piece together the ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the devious Carroll.

Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersLawyers, Judges
PlaceUSSR, Court, Russia
StyleWomen in the lead roles

1966. Nina Metlitskaya, a young lawyer, is moving from a small-scale legal consultation in the far Moscow region to Branch No. 1 — the strongest law office of the Soviet Union. Now she has to prove that she was not here by chance.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CharactersSpecial agents, Robots, Warriors
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Turns out, evil takes initiative! With world domination close at hand, the Kisaragi Corporation turns its sights on interstellar conquest, and who better to take over a magical world than two randomly assigned minions—Combatant Agent Six and his android partner Alice? But Six’s path up the evil corporate ladder won’t be easy—a Demon Lord’s army is hatching its own nefarious plan!

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, detective

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Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersPsychics, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Time travel, Investigation, Mystery, Riddles
StyleTwisted plot

An archivist takes a job restoring damaged videotapes and gets pulled into the vortex of a mystery involving the missing director and a demonic cult.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Sects, Curses

Unearthly beings deliver bloody condemnations, sending individuals to hell and giving rise to a religious group founded on the idea of divine justice.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CharactersTeenagers, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Life after death, Sects
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleWomen in the lead roles

After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo-Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersCIA, Celebrities
PlotInvestigation, Religion, Riddles, Sects
StyleWorth watching, Fancy

A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, crime
CharactersRich, CIA, bodyguards
StyleSpectacular, Action

The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Missing people, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books, Fascinating

Members of a secret society chase immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersVampire, Lesbians, Scientists
PlotDancing, Love triangle, Mystery, Parties, Sects
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime
CharactersFamily, Police, Gangsters, The thieves, Students
PlotSurvival, Robbery, betrayal, Politics, Racing

Explore a gang world we've never seen before: gangs that are made up of the very men and women sworn to uphold the law – cops. Only select officers make the cut, but once inside, gang members will do what they must to protect each other from enemies inside and outside their ranks.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersPsychologists, Geniuses, Good people
PlotInvestigation, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Raised in a secret facility built for experimenting on children, Jarod is a genius who can master any profession and become anyone he has to be. When he realizes as an adult that he's actually a prisoner and his captors are not as benevolent as he's been told, he breaks out. While trying to find his real identity, Jarod helps those he encounters and tries to avoid the woman sent to retrieve him.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeenagers, Killers
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Sects
TimeDark ones
StyleFor men, Atmospheric

Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Sects

Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersMonsters, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Revolution, Uprising, Sects

Cha Hyun-Soo is a high school student. He is also a recluse and rarely leaves his room. He refuses to talk to his father, mother and younger sister. One day, his whole family, except for him, dies in a car accident. Cha Hyun-Soo is left all alone. He moves into a small apartment. At this time, a mysterious phenomenon of humans turning into monster occur all around the world. The residents of Cha Hyun-Soo's apartment building, including Pyeon Sang-Wook, fight against these monsters and try to survive.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CharactersTeenagers, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Adventures, Sects, Curses
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, By manga

Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in which they're both trapped!

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
PlotInvestigation, Abduction, Sects
StyleAction, Fascinating

Nika was the poster girl for a secret religious cult called. A group of specialist, called deprogrammers, tries to turn the young woman around, employing questionable methods.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CharactersTeenagers, Dogs, Pupils, New kids at school
PlotSupernatural, Sects
PlaceSchool, Small towns, Circus, Attractions

This three-part, self-contained limited series is about the newest member of the Midnight Society, her first scary tale, and what happens to the group when the terrifying events of her story start to actually happen in their small town.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersPolice, Killers, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation, Relationship, Sects
StyleWorth watching

When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Relationship, Fate
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Philosophical

With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?