TV series about power

TV series about power
List of the best TV shows about power, selected by visitors to our site: Billions, House of Cards, Marvel's The Defenders, The Crown, The New Pope, Britannia, Mehmed: The Conqueror, The God of High School, Our Cartoon President, In/Spectre.

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

Billions (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersLawyers, Rich, Businessmen, Journalists, Officials
PlotInvestigation, betrayal, Money, Power, Stock exchanges
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
CharactersHeroes, Mentors
PlotPolitics, Power, Intrigue, Elections, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix, Worth watching, For men, Action, Intriguing

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Apocalypse, Mystery, Death, Technology
PlaceRussia, USA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

The Crown (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersKings, Strong women
PlotPolitics, Power
PlaceEngland
StyleNetflix, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Based on real events

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

The New Pope (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
PlotPolitics, Religion, Mystery, Power, Intrigue
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Philosophical

As Pope Pius XIII hangs between life and death in a coma, charming and sophisticated moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox is placed on the papal throne and adopts the name John Paul III. A sequel series to “The Young Pope.”

Britannia (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:45
CharactersStrong women, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Power
PlaceRoman Empire
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular

An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Or so they say.

Mehmed: The Conqueror (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, military, history
CountryTurkey
CharactersKings, Horses
PlotLove, Death, Power
PlaceTurkey
StyleSpectacular, Action

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The God of High School (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, sport, anime
CountryJapan, South Korea
CharactersGods, Students, Friends
PlotSupernatural, Martial Arts, Power
PlaceSchool

When an island half-disappears from the face of the earth, a mysterious organization sends out invitations for a tournament to every skilled fighter in the world. "If you win you can have ANYTHING you want," they claim. They're recruiting only the best to fight the best and claim the title of The God of High School. Jin Mori, a Taekwondo specialist and a high school student, soon learns that there is something much greater beneath the stage of the tournament.

Our Cartoon President (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersFriends
PlotPolitics, Power
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleFancy, Based on real events

A hilarious look into the Trump presidency, animation style. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon vivants through the eyes of an imaginary documentary crew.

In/Spectre (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersDemons
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Investigation, Power
StyleRomantic, Women in the lead roles, By manga

At the young age of 11, Kotoko Iwanaga was abducted by youkai for two weeks and asked to become their "God of Wisdom," a mediator between the spirit and human worlds, to which the girl quickly agreed but at the cost of her right eye and left leg. Now, six years later, whenever youkai wish for their problems to be solved, they make their way to Kotoko for consultation.Meanwhile, Kurou Sakuragawa, a 22-year-old university student, has just broken up with his girlfriend after he fled alone when the two encountered a kappa. Seeing this as her chance to become closer with him, Kotoko immediately makes her move, hoping to get married to Kurou one day. However, she quickly realizes there is something more to Kurou. With this knowledge, she asks for his help in solving the various issues presented by the supernatural, all the while wishing her newfound partner will eventually reciprocate her feelings.

Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters
PlotInvestigation, Travel, Politics, Power, Self-sacrifice
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think

Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

Silver Spoon (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, comedy
CountryRussia
Duration00:52
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Rich
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Love triangle, Money, Power
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersHeroes
PlotMystery, Travel, Adventures, Power
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.

MotherFatherSon (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
CharactersFamily, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation, Politics, Power

Max is a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. When the self-destructive lifestyle of his 30 year-old son, Caden, spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change.

Mocro Maffia (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecrime
CountryNetherlands
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals, Writers
PlotPower
StyleAction

Best friends Romano, Potlood and De Paus rise in the rank of the criminal world. Before they know it, they run Amsterdam's entire coke market. Because of jealousy, their relation becomes complicated and ends up hostile.

WHAT / IF (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersRich
PlotRelationship, Money, Power
StyleNetflix, Twisted plot, Fascinating

In this neo-noir thriller series, a pair of cash-strapped newlyweds accept a lucrative but morally dubious offer from a mysterious female benefactor.

3% (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryBrazil
Duration02:14
CharactersTeenagers, Rich, Losers, Orphans, Poor
PlotSurvival, Relationship, Revolution, Technology, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleNetflix

In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.

Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women
PlotLife, Power, Women's rights
PlaceUSSR
StyleWomen in the lead roles

The year is 1930. In a small Tartar village, a woman named Zuleikha watches as her husband is murdered by communists. Zuleikha herself is sent into exile, enduring a horrendous train journey to a remote spot on the Angara River in Siberia. Conditions in the camp are tough, and many of her group do not survive the first difficult winter. As she gradually settles into a routine, Zuleikha starts to get to know her companions. The eclectic group includes a rather dotty doctor, an artist who paints on the sly, and Ignatov, Zuleikha's husband's killer. A screen version of the best-selling novel by Guzel Yakhina.

Jupiter's Legacy (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Heroes, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, Power, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix, Spectacular

As the world's first generation of superheroes (who received their powers in the 1930s) become the revered elder guard in the present, their superpowered children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents.

Legion (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersSuperhero, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures, Teleportation, Power
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.




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