TV series about women's prison

TV series about women's prison
List of the best TV series about women's prison according to viewers: Wentworth, Avlu, The Mantis, Orange Is the New Black, If Tomorrow Comes, Bangkok Hilton, Proven Innocent, You, Me and the Apocalypse, The Tourist, CSI: Cyber.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Wentworth (2013)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryAustralia
Duration00:45

Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.

Avlu (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryTurkey

After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.

The Mantis (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration00:29

Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have only one interlocutor, Damien Carrot, her son, who became a cop because of the crimes of his mother, and who refuses all contact with her since her arrest.

Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:51

A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.

If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration05:04

Tracy Whitney was in love, pregnant and engaged to marry into one of America's best family. And then, with one phone call, she lost everything. After 5 years of unjust imprisonment, Tracy emerges from prison a new woman. Cunning. Ruthless. Determined to survive. But there is one man as formidable as she is. As their paths crisscross, they eventually become daredevil partners in an adventure that climaxes their criminal careers.

Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration04:30

Bangkok Hilton is a three-part Australian mini-series, made in 1989 by Kennedy Miller Productions and directed by Ken Cameron. The title of the mini-series is, in the story, the nickname of a fictional Bangkok prison in which the protagonist is imprisoned, a mordant reference to Hanoi Hilton, the prison known as such used by North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Proven Innocent (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Madeline Scott, a fierce and uncompromising lawyer with a hunger for justice, runs an underdog criminal defense firm. There is no one who understands the power of setting an innocent person free more than Madeline. At age 18, she was wrongfully convicted, along with her brother, in a sensational murder case. Madeline defends others as she fights to maintain her innocence and searches for the real killer in her own case.

You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:53

When the news is announced that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course with Earth, the most hilarious and unexpected chain of events imaginable is set in motion.

The Tourist (2022)
Genrethriller, drama, detective

When a man wakes up in the Australian outback with no memory, he must use the few clues he has to discover his identity before his past catches up with him.

CSI: Cyber (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent Elijah Mundo, tasked with solving murders, cyber-theft, hacking, sex offences, and blackmail.

19 more tv-series
Unforgettable (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for help with solving a case. The move allows her to try to find out the one thing she has been unable to remember, which is what happened the day her sister was murdered.

Someone Has to Die (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

In 1950s Spain, a couple summon their son home from Mexico to introduce him to his fiancée, but are shocked when he returns with a ballerino.

FBI (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration04:09

The elite unit of the New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe.

Titans (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

Wicked City (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:01

“Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.

King (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada

King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a breakdown on television. Season 2 began production in September 2011 and premiered 29 February 2012.On June 2, 2012, it was reported that King had been cancelled after 2 seasons.

Stiletto Vendetta (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey

Three girls in high school made a prank on the fourth girl and caused her to be expelled from the high school with her teacher. After 20 years they got together in a high society environment.

Kiss Me First (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19

To escape reality 17-year-old Leila turns to a secret virtual paradise. Her real journey begins when this digital Eden turns dark.

Perception (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, but his eccentric view of the world and less-than-stellar social skills can often interfere with his work.

River (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

Respected police officer John River, a gifted cop with a troubled mind, struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of a close colleague, and chases a potential suspect across London - with tragic consequences. Now at odds with authorities both within and outside of the police service, River finds himself in a precarious position as he seeks to bring closure to the mother of murdered teenager Erin Fielding, who blames him for failing to keep his promise to bring her daughter back alive.

The Lava Field (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryIceland

When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets are unearthed. Will Helgi turn a blind eye to murder in order to save the life of his daughter.

The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:00

8 August 1963: Britain wakes up to news of the biggest robbery in the country’s history. A train has been hijacked and robbed, 35 miles from its arrival in central London. The country is stunned. Who could be behind it? How did they pull off such an audacious raid?

Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

This scripted anthology series mashes up wildly different genres to tell suspenseful stories with funny, imaginative twists. Each episode turns familiar tropes inside out to create a curated and eclectic collection of stories filled with equal parts nostalgia and modern satire.

The Last Panthers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:31

The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the stolen diamonds whatever the cost. Also in pursuit is French-Algerian policeman Khalil.

The Loch (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:02

The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.

Spotless (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration00:41

In London, the life of Jean, a troubled crime scene cleaner, is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.

Class (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41

Coal Hill School has been a feature of Doctor Who since the first episode, but now we get to see the day-to-day adventures of the students coping with intrusions from space and time.

Forever (2014)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez. Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry’s long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry’s secret.

The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:28

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.




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