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20 best shows like Arrow (2012)

List of the best shows and series like Arrow (2012): Gotham, Person of Interest, Titans, Marvel's The Defenders, Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, Batwoman, The Boys, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Relic Hunter, DC's Legends of Tomorrow.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Mafia, Killers, Orphans
PlotLove, Supernatural
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Travel
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, DC, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

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

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, The thieves, Heroes, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Lesbians, Military, Heroes
PlotMotorcycles, Weapons
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Kate Kane, armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope

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: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe soon learns she's part of an ancient race which has been hunted by human assassins for millennia —and that she may be their only hope for ultimate survival.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotMartial Arts, Travel, Karate, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth also starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the third. It was inspired by the success of the video game Tomb Raider. It centers around Sydney Fox who is a professor but primarily a globe-trotting "relic hunter", looking for ancient artifacts to return to museums and/or the descendants of the original owner. She is aided by her linguistic assistant Nigel and occasionally by her somewhat air-headed secretary Claudia. She often ends up battling rival hunters seeking out artifacts for the money. The series includes fantasy and science fiction elements, with many of the relics featured having genuine supernatural powers or being pieces of unusually advanced technology. It ran for three seasons in the U.S. between 1999 and 2002 after fulfilling its initial three-season, 66-episode contract, from which it was not renewed. In both Ireland and the United Kingdom, it is aired on Sky1 and subsidiary channels, while in Canada, it is aired on CityTV and Space, CTV's sister network A-Channel and recently Showcase. The series was shot in the Toronto area, explaining Carrere's frequent attendance in courtside seats at Toronto Raptors games during the time.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:57
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero, Lifeguards, Friends, Monsters
PlotDisasters, Love, Time travel, Time machine, Martial Arts
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:06
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Superman, Heroes
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Adventures, Fate, Uprising
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, Fascinating

Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Fate
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSpy, Killers, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts
StyleSpectacular

Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Heroes
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular

This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small Florida town to join the state police.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSuperhero, Blind, Heroes, Lawyers, Ninja
PlaceNew York
StyleMarvel, Spectacular, For men

Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Death, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, By comics

After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only "meta-human" who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion -- and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won't be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become...The Flash.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Gays, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Death, Adventures, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Heroes, Lawyers, Sisters
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Death, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration04:00
CharactersGhosts
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Adventures, Missing people
PlaceSubmarines
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

A shipping magnate hires four experts from various fields to investigate what happened to his ships that went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The team discovers a threat that might unravel time itself and cause the world to end.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Action, By comics, Fascinating, Touching

With the strength of Hercules, the wisdom of Athena, the speed of Mercury and the beauty of Aphrodite, she’s Wonder Woman. Beautiful Amazon princess Wonder Woman travels to 1940s America disguised as Diana Prince, assistant to handsome but trouble-prone Major Steve Trevor. Using her golden belt, which imbues her with astonishing strength, her bullet-deflecting bracelets, a golden lasso that dispels dishonesty and an invisible supersonic plane, Wonder Woman combats evil.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceVillage
StyleAction, Fascinating

In a town in southern Spain where racial tensions run high among the workers in its many greenhouses, a cop investigates the murder of a young woman.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the commemoration ceremony, a mutilated body is found in a warehouse. Police inspector Hector Uria's search for the murderer takes him deep into the no-go zone and into his own past.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotRevenge
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of the system who have exhausted all possible means of seeking justice and have nowhere to go. McCall promises to even out the odds for them.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersScientists, Partners, Losers
PlotTime travel, Travel, Adventures, Time machine
StyleSpectacular, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that his next leap will be the leap home.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Horses, Ghosts
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Special agents
PlotMystery
PlaceUSA

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico, Virginia. In an April 2010 episode of Criminal Minds, during the show's fifth season, the original team met the new team and worked with them to find a San Francisco serial killer. This episode served as the new series' backdoor pilot. Just like the parent series, CBS owned the underlying North American rights, while ABC owned the international rights. The series premiered on February 16, 2011, and filled the Wednesday 10 pm time slot, airing immediately after the original Criminal Minds. CBS cancelled the series on May 17, 2011. The series ends with a cliffhanger. On September 6, 2011 CBS DVD released the complete series as a 4 disc-set. It is packaged as "The DVD Edition". There are numerous special features and two episode commentaries with the cast and crew. The set includes the backdoor pilot from season five of the original show.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration04:09
CharactersPolice, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:58
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Detectives, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, FBI
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric

Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:58
CharactersDetectives
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Death, Relationship
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise of Precrime, a law enforcement agency tasked with identifying and eliminating criminals... before their crimes were committed. To carry out this brand of justice, the agency used three precogs - "precognitives" Dash, Arthur and Agatha - who were able to see the future. Now, in 2065, crime-solving is different, and justice leans more on sophisticated and trusted technology than on the instincts of the precogs.





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