10 best shows like Carter (2018)

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Carter 2018
An actor returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.
List of the best shows and series like Carter (2018): Room 104, Why Women Kill, Detroit 1-8-7, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Backstrom, Evil, American Vandal, Grand Hotel, In the Dark, True Detective.

Room 104 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Set in a single room of an average American motel, each episode tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it.

Why Women Kill (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:46

Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.

Detroit 1-8-7 (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration12:54

What does it take to be a detective in one of America's toughest cities? Follow one homicide unit as Detroit's finest unearth the crisis and revelation, heartbreak and heroism of these inner city cops in Detroit, Michigan.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Backstrom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name.

Evil (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42

Skeptical female clinical psychologist Kristen Benoist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

American Vandal (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

Grand Hotel (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:41

Santiago Mendoza owns last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi, and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success.

In the Dark (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Murphy is a flawed and irreverent woman who just happens to be blind and is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend, Tyson. When the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also managing her colorful dating life and the job she hates at Breaking Blind — the guide-dog school owned by her overprotective parents.

True Detective (2014)
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.

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Stitchers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.

Take Two (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Sam Swift, the former star of a hit cop series whose epic breakdown is broadcast to the public and sends her to rehab. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing lone-wolf private investigator Eddie Valetik as research for a potential comeback role. Though Eddie resents the babysitting gig, high-spirited Sam uses the skills she learned as an actor playing a cop and proves herself to be surprisingly valuable.

Prodigal Son (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.

Barry (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

The Indian Detective (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, Germany, South Africa

A Toronto police officer gets involved in a homicide investigation while visiting his father in Mumbai.

Hudson & Rex (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryCanada

Detective Charlie Hudson teams up with what he calls his "highly trained law enforcement animal" German Shepherd dog named Rex who he prefers to team up with because he doesn't talk his ear off.

Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryCanada

Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie’s fearless sense of adventure gets her into all kinds of trouble, but she always manages to find her way out.

Bancroft (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:34

A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.

White Collar (2009)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially captured Caffrey, finds and returns him to prison. This time, Caffrey proposes a deal with the FBI, as part of a work-release program. After some hesitation, Burke agrees, and thus begins this unconventional arrangement where Caffrey helps Burke apprehend white collar criminals.

Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.

Clarice (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

My Life Is Murder (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia

Investigator Alexa Crowe, cannot help fighting the good fight – whether it is solving murders or combatting the small frustrations of everyday life. Fearless and unapologetic, Alexa's unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human nature, allows her to provoke, comfort and push the right buttons as she unravels the truth behind the most baffling of crimes.

Resident Alien (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:07

An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.

Castle (2009)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Terriers (2010)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration09:15

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a distinct town, with Dolworth having once been a member of the fictional Ocean Beach Police Department.

Remington Steele (1982)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Monk (2002)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he developed an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now working as a private consultant, Monk continues to investigate cases in the most unconventional ways.

HAPPY! (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Corrupt ex-cop turned hitman Nick Sax's life is changed forever by a relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named Happy.

The Americans (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI Counterintelligence agent.




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