TV shows with an unexpected ending

List of the best series with an unexpected ending, selected by visitors to our site: Dark, The Mantis, The Boss Baby: Back in Business, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Broadchurch, The Queen's Gambit, Lost, Sherlock, The Affair.

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

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:13

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

With a little help from his brother and accomplice, Tim, Boss Baby tries to balance family life with his job at Baby Corp headquarters.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

    Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

    Markimdb: 9.2
    Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
    Duration00:55

    Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

    Markimdb: 8.4
    Genredrama, crime, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Duration00:46

    The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

    Markimdb: 8.6
    Genredrama, sport
    CountryUSA

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

    Markimdb: 8.3
    Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration00:43

    Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

    Markimdb: 9.1
    Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration01:30

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

      Markimdb: 7.9
      Genredrama
      CountryUSA

      The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book entitled A Person who Visits a Place) and he is struggling to write a second book. He is happily married with four children, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of the tragic death of her child. The story of the affair is told separately, complete with distinct memory biases, from the male and female perspectives.

      Markimdb: 7.7
      Genrethriller, crime, detective
      CountryUSA

      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: 8.7
      Genredrama, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration00:43

      Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
      CountryAustralia, USA

      When family man Nick Brewer is abducted in a crime with a sinister online twist, those closest to him race to uncover who is behind it and why.

      Markimdb: 7.7
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom

      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: 6.6
      Genredrama
      CountryRussia

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      Markimdb: 8.7
      Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:00

      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: 9.4
      Genredrama, history
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      Duration00:56

      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: 7.3
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
      CountryRussia

      Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves — and humanity — in a brutal struggle to survive.

      Markimdb: 8
      Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, detective, film noir, anime
      CountryJapan, USA
      Duration02:28

      After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

      Markimdb: 8.6
      Genrehorror, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:41

      The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

      Markimdb: 8.4
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:46

      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: 8.6
      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.

      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.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genremelodrama, drama
      CountryUSA

      Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

      Markimdb: 7
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
      CountryUSA

      In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

      Markimdb: 7.6
      Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:16

      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: 7.7
      Genrefantasy, drama, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:27

      Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:10

        Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

        Markimdb: 8.2
        Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:47

        An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

        Markimdb: 8.5
        Genrethriller, drama, crime
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:35

        A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

        Markimdb: 7.8
        Genrehorror, comedy, crime, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:45

        A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

        Markimdb: 8.5
        Genredrama, crime, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:46

        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: 6.4
        Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:22

        Explore the psychological underpinnings of love and murder in a small mountain resort town while following popular children’s book author and illustrator Olivia Lake, whose literary success makes her a local celebrity in the tight-knit community.

        Markimdb: 8.9
        Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:00

        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: 6.6
        Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
        CountryUSA

        A long-running dramedy centering on the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. A spin-off of Perfect Strangers.

        Markimdb: 8
        Genremelodrama, drama
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:08

        A new arrival at a boarding school falls in love with a beguiling female student.

        Markimdb: 6.9
        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.

        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure
        CountryUSA
        Duration05:59

        After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.

        Markimdb: 7.6
        Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration00:43

        Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

        Markimdb: 6.4
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
        CountrySpain

        After seven years in a Málaga prison, a male stripper is released pending retrial and sets out to prove his lover framed him for her husband's murder.

        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genredrama, biography
        CountryRussia
        Duration02:26

        The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the true face of Comrade Trotsky.

        Markimdb: 8
        Genrethriller, drama, detective
        CountryBelgium
        Duration02:10

        A psychological thriller about Mie, a young woman with amnesia who is locked up in a secure psychiatric hospital. Mie is visited by Detective Inspector Wolkers who claims she was the last person seen with the vanished Thomas Spectre. As a witness and prime suspect, she appears to be the sole key to this mysterious disappearance. In order to solve the puzzle and find Thomas, Mie has to reconstruct her lost memories and find her way back through the dark labyrinth of her recent past.

        Markimdb: 8.3
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
        CountrySpain
        Duration01:52

        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.

        Markimdb: 8.3
        Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, short
        CountryUSA
        Duration00:22

        How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother.

        Markimdb: 8.4
        Genredrama, crime, detective
        CountryTurkey

        In a peaceful, rustic town, a retired officer and his family are mired in a murder mystery riddled with shocking, buried secrets.

        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genredrama, detective
        CountrySpain
        Duration00:50

        High-profile architect Alexandra faces her worst nightmare when she gets a call from local cop Conrado to identify her husband Oscar's body, found on a pier in the beautiful Albufera landscape outside Valencia. Suicide? How can it be when they had made plans for their future just hours ago? But it only gets worse: Oscar had been leading a double-life with another woman, Veronica. Who is this woman? Who was the man she loved for 15 years? And what happened that fatal night on the pier?

        Markimdb: 8
        Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
        CountryEgypt

        After a sceptical haematologist is plunged into a series of inexplicable events, he unwillingly becomes the go-to-guy for paranormal investigations.

        Markimdb: 7.8
        Genreaction, thriller, crime
        CountryTurkey

        When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.

        Markimdb: 6.3
        Genrethriller, drama, crime
        CountryUnited Kingdom

        On the surface Kitty, Margot, Bree and Olivia appear to have nothing in common - but there’s one passion which unites them: to expose injustice. They form their own secret society, DGM - they Don’t Get Mad, they Get Even - playing anonymous pranks to expose bullies.

        Markimdb: 8.1
        Genreaction, comedy, adventure
        CountryUnited Kingdom

        An English aristocrat and an American millionaire come together to tackle crime.




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