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20 best shows like Blood & Oil (2015)

List of the best shows and series like Blood & Oil (2015): Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists, The Borgias, Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots, YOU, Ratched, Femme Fatales, Jack the Ripper, Beauty and the Beast, Standoff, Bones.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersStudents, Teachers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery
PlaceCollege
StyleTwisted plot, Unexpected ending

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: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:55
CharactersPriests
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDark, Fascinating

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Follow the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in their opulent Savannah, Georgia, mansion.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Social networks, Obsession, Obsession with love
StyleFancy

When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Psychiatrists
PlotMedicine, Deception, Intrigue
PlaceHospitals, Psychiatric hospitals

An origins story, beginning in 1947, which follows Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster tracking her murderous progression through the mental health care system.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

This provocative hit series tells the stories of dangerous women who find extraordinary ways of coping with their problems, channeling their survival instincts and bringing out their inner guile.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06
CharactersSerial killers
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Based on real events

Jack the Ripper is a 1988 two-part television film/miniseries portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack the Ripper, the unidentified serial killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Beauty and the Beast is an American drama series which first aired on CBS in 1987. Creator Ron Koslow's updated version of the fairy tale has a double focus: the relationship between Vincent, a mythic, noble man-beast, and Catherine, a savvy Assistant District Attorney in New York; and a secret Utopian community of social outcasts living in a subterranean sanctuary. Through an empathetic bond, Vincent senses Catherine's emotions, and becomes her guardian.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotLove, Investigation

The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersScientists, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI
StyleWorth watching

Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification methods are useless.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Mystery, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Easy, Action, Fascinating

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: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A detective goes undercover to investigate the murder of her best friend.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Walter Sherman, an Iraq War veteran, has the extraordinary ability to help people find the unfindable.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A provocative legal drama focused on young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm and their scrappy boss, Bobby Donnell. The show's forte is its storylines about “people who walk a moral tightrope.”

Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryBrazil
PlotLove triangle

When the mysterious call girl Danny Bond comes on the scene, a crime of passion changes forever the lives of all involved. Who will the victim be? And the villain? After all, in a story so full of secrets and infidelity, who can get away with it to live happily ever after?

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountrySweden

Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryColombia, USA

A young woman born in a mafia-controlled town seeks revenge on those who wrongfully harmed and imprisoned her family.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Family attorney and mom Lynn Holt has had to scramble to keep her family and her law firm together since her husband left her and took most of their joint law practice with him. Although the attorneys are carting plenty of life's baggage, they're all determined to make the most of this unexpected second chance—and make each month's mortgage payment.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Mystery

Laura Holt, a licensed private detective, opens a detective agency but finds that potential clients refuse to hire a woman, however qualified. To solve the problem, Laura invents a fictitious male superior whom she names Remington Steele. Through a series of events that unfold in the first episode, "License to Steele," a former thief and con man, whose real name is never revealed, assumes the identity of Remington Steele. Behind the scenes, Laura remains firmly in charge.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersSpy, Gays
PlotRelationship
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Danny is a gregarious, hedonistic romantic who gets drawn into the dangerous world of British espionage in this contemporary, emotional thriller. He falls for the anti-social but enigmatic Alex, both from opposite worlds, and they soon realise they’re perfect for each other. But when Alex suddenly disappears, Danny is utterly ill-equipped to take on his complex and codified world. Young, innocent and adrift he needs to decide whether he’s prepared to fight for the truth?

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
CharactersThe thieves

Mishka Yaponchik was a Ukrainian gangster, Jewish, lived in Odessa at the beginning of the XX century, the military leader of two thousand of gangsters and the prototype of Benia Krik in The "Odessa Tales" by Soviet Jewish writer Isaak Babel. Born Moisei Vinnitsky, Yaponchik ("the Japanese") was an exceptional and eccentric character. Hailed as the next Robin Hood, he established his own code of conduct forbidding the robbing of the poor and professional classes.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia

The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty? is a ZEE5 Original series starring Arunoday Singh, Shiv Panditt, Tridha Chaudhury, Hrishita Bhatt, Ashwini Kalsekar, Satish Kaushik, Kishori Shahane, Shakti Anand and Sikandar Kher. A work of fiction, the series revolves around the murder of Shiraz Malik, a national table tennis champion.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

The Edge of Night was an American television mystery series/soap opera produced by Procter & Gamble. It debuted on CBS on April 2, 1956, and ran as a live broadcast on that network until November 28, 1975; the series then moved to ABC, where it aired from December 1, 1975, until December 28, 1984. There were 7,420 episodes, with some 1,800 available for syndication.





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