TV series with a twisted plot

List of the best TV series with a twisted plot, selected by visitors to our site: Condor, The Night Manager, Utopia, Salvation, Get Shorty, Chosen, The Society, Siberia, Ravenswood, Westworld.

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Condor (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:06

Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by Sydney Pollack’s 1975 political thriller Three Days of the Condor.

The Night Manager (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37

Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper, Pine must himself become a criminal.

Utopia (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:50

The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.

Salvation (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:03

An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

Get Shorty (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02

Miles Daly works as muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada and attempts to change professions and become a movie producer, laundering money through a Hollywood film with the help of washed-up filmmaker Rick Moreweather. Based on Elmore Leonard’s 1990 New York Times bestselling novel.

Chosen (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

Ian Mitchell is a lawyer and father who one day receives a box containing a gun and a picture of a stranger, along with instructions to kill the pictured person. He is subsequently attacked by another stranger, and discovers that he has been chosen by a mysterious organization known as The Watchers to participate in a lethal game.

The Society (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.

Siberia (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It premiered on NBC on July 1, 2013. The first season was met with generally favorable reviews from critics and viewers, with average viewership per episode coming in around 2.03 million viewers. Metacritic scored the show with a 63 out of 100. The series concluded its first season on September 16, 2013.

Ravenswood (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA

The town of Rosewood has been suffering from a curse for generations. Five strangers suddenly feel connected by this fatal curse and feel the need to dig in the town's mysterious and horrible history before it's to late for each one of them.

Westworld (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

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Legends (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a legendary computer hacker. But when he learns that his life, itself, may be a lie, he faces the demands of his job and a desire to solve the mystery of his identity. And given the choice between the two, Odum doesn't always make the right decision. From the producers of "Homeland," "Legends" is based on Robert Littell's award-winning book.

Black Lightning (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

Sharp Objects (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

Billions (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

The Mist (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:40

A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.

The Rookie (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:45

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

American Odyssey (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:13

In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.

Black Mirror (2011)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

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.

Collateral (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59

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.

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

In Beacon Heights, a seemingly perfect town, a group of three college friends struggle with the stress of being overachievers. In the aftermath of the town’s first murder, each Perfectionist hides behind a secret, a lie and an alibi.

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 Event (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.

The Gifted (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:55

A suburban couple's ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.

Bates Motel (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

Charmed (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:56

Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.

The Good Cop (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.

Childhood's End (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

The peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords,” whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture.

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:04

A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

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




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