TV series with a twisted plot

List of the best TV series with a twisted plot, selected by visitors to our site: The Handmaid's Tale, The Blacklist, The Boys, Condor, The Night Manager, Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, The Queen's Gambit, True Detective, Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie.

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

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLesbians, Childrens, Strong women, Pregnant women, Maids
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, For girls, Spectacular, Dystopian, Sad

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersCIA, bodyguards, Special agents, Security guards, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist". Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSuperhero, Killers, Criminals, Losers, Celebrities
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:06
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Terrorists, CIA, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Death, Viruses, Technology, Weapons
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersSpy
PlotRevenge
StyleShort, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Gangsters, Tough guys
PlaceEngland
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Fascinating

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Sports, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Spectacular, By books, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:30

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Students, Pupils
PlotInvestigation, Death, Justice, False accusations
PlaceSchool
StyleShort, By books, Fascinating

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Housewives, Single mothers, Parents
PlotTreason, Investigation, Death, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleFor girls, Twisted plot, Unexpected ending

Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersMafia
PlotLove, Survival
PlaceUSA

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Detectives
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Investigation
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books

When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolves, Brothers, Angels, Demons
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Magic, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
CharactersSerial killers, Journalists, Cats
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Cars, Mystery
PlaceTurkey
StyleAction, Fascinating

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a retired judicial officer decides to commit a murder that he had been planning for years.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersSerial killers, Sisters, Journalists
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Twisted plot

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

Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersFamily, Angels, Teachers, Partners, Businessmen
PlotAdventures, Money, Relationship, Drug addiction, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, For men, Action, Fascinating

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersHackers
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Technology, Virtual Reality, Freedom
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Spectacular, Women in the lead roles, Makes me think, Cyberpunk

Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Japan
CharactersScientists, Climbers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Survival, Mystery, Expeditions
PlaceAntarctica
StyleAction

Ten scientists trapped in a mobile science laboratory at the South Pole realize that one among them is a killer.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Teachers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Intrigue, Missing people, Deception
PlaceSchool
StyleTwisted plot, By books

A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStudents, Lawyers
PlotRivalry
PlaceCollege
StyleDisturbing ones, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Special agents, Cannibals, Psychiatrists
PlotFBI, Death, Deception
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Action

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56
CharactersScientists
PlotDisasters, Politics, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSSR, Forest, Russia, Ukraine, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StylePopular, Short, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Wizards, Friends, Princesses, Good people
PlotLove, Magic, Adventures, Fate
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Fancy, Soulful, Women in the lead roles

There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector who has been supporting herself since she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, whom she abandoned years ago, finds her and asks for her help explaining that she is from a different world where she is Snow White's missing daughter.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, Psychologists, Rich
PlotTreason, Missing people, Mystery, Riddles, Scandals
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and her family.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:11
CharactersSpy
PlotInvestigation
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Touching

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Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Joseph falls into despair when his nine-year-old son Shea leaves for Australia with his ex Debbie. Sufffering the hangover from hell, he walks away from his present life and boards a boat bound for Ireland to confront memories from his childhood.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:52
CharactersThe thieves, Criminals, Scammers, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.





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