10 best shows like Dirk Gently (2012)

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Dirk Gently 2012
Detective Dirk Gently operates based on the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.
List of the best shows and series like Dirk Gently (2012): Code 404, The InBetween, The City and the City, Hard Sun, M.I. High, Year of the Rabbit, Ghosted, Fargo, Guilt, Brassic.

Code 404 (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

In the near future, an undercover Detective Inspector gunned down and killed during a botched sting is brought back via an experimental Artificial Intelligence project. Full of glitches, he’s got to track down the person who shot him, prove himself as a cop so as not to get shut down, and save his marriage and his friendship, all with his partner Carver to boot.

The InBetween (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:42

Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly uses her abilities and helps solve some of the city’s most challenging cases.

The City and the City (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

When the body of a foreign student is discovered in the streets of the down-at-heel city of Besźel, it’s just another day’s work for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. But he uncovers evidence that the murdered girl came from Ul Qoma, a city that shares a dangerous and volatile relationship with Besźel, and this case will challenge everything Borlú holds dear.

Hard Sun (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are partnered together five years before the Apocalypse.

M.I. High (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama, family, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:28

M.I. High is a BBC children's spy-fi adventure series. It was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Kudos, who also produced the hit BBC spy drama Spooks. It follows in the success of the Young Bond and the Alex Rider series of books and films. M.I. High is recorded in high definition and is shown on the CBBC Channel and CBBC Outputs on BBC One and BBC Two. M.I. High is also shown on the BBC HD Channel. Repeats also frequently air in Australia on ABC3. As of October 2012 the series has began airing on the UKTV channel Watch.

Year of the Rabbit (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all. Rabbit's been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember, but these days his heart keeps stopping at inopportune moments.

Ghosted (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:19

A skeptic is forced to work with a firm believer of the paranormal on unexplained occurrences in Los Angeles.

Fargo (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.

Guilt (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Two brothers seem to get away with a crime - but soon discover they can trust no-one, including each other, in a pitch-black, contemporary thriller.

Brassic (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

A group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia. These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is catching up with them and a whole load of trouble is heading their way.

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Hitmen (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Having stumbled into a career in contract killing, misfits Fran and Jamie are not your typical killers for hire. Working out of their scruffy van, each episode follows the hapless duo as they try to carry out their latest hit, inevitably derailed by incompetence, bickering, and inane antics. As each hit goes south, our (anti)heroes are thrown into one bizarre misadventure after another, each full of oddball characters and unexpected dilemmas.

The Wrong Mans (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:29

Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.

L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

The Good Cop (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.

Truth Seekers (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A ghost-hunting duo team up to uncover and film paranormal sightings across the U.K. and share their adventures on an online channel. Their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, terrifying, and even deadly as the pair begin to uncover a conspiracy that could threaten the entire human race.

Curfew (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46

When day becomes night, a strict curfew forces ordinary people to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom. During this contest, alliances and friendships are both made and lost.

Shameless (2004)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47

The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad who falls for Fiona, the oldest sibling, and increasingly finds himself drawn to this unconventional and unique family. Anarchic family life seen through the eyes of an exceptionally bright fifteen year old, who struggles to come of age in the context of his belligerent father, closeted brother, psychotic sister and internet porn star neighbors.

Mayo (2006)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Charismatic detective Gil Mayo wise-cracks his way through a variety of murder mysteries alongside his sexy colleague, Alex Jones. Matters aren't simple between the old flames as flirtation could become something more - but who will make the first move? Life is further complicated by Gil's precocious teenage daughter Julie, who he's bringing up by himself after the disappearance of his wife. The detective does come up with a novel way to deal with the piles of bills he keeps receiving though - hiding them in the cupboard!

Lexx (1997)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:33

A Time Prophet predicted that Kai would be the one to destroy the divine order in the league of the 20,000 planets, someday that will happen, but not today. Today a cowardly security guard, an undead assassin, a female with a body designed for sex and a robot head madly in love with her all make up the crew of the spaceship Lexx, the most powerful weapon in the two universes.

Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

Crime drama series featuring Life On Mars' DCI Gene Hunt. After being shot in 2008, DI Alex Drake lands in 1981, where she finds herself in familiar company.

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.

Minority Report (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:58

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.

Battle Creek (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:30

In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain for each other.

Jekyll (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration05:12

Jekyll is a British television drama serial produced by Hartswood Films and Stagescreen Productions for BBC One. The series also received funding from BBC America. Steven Moffat wrote all six episodes, with Douglas Mackinnon and Matt Lipsey each directing three episodes. The series is described by its creators as a sequel to the novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, rather than an adaptation of it, and the Robert Louis Stevenson tale is used within the series as a back story. It stars James Nesbitt as Tom Jackman, a modern-day descendant of Dr. Jekyll, who has recently begun transforming into a version of Mr. Hyde. Jackman is aided by psychiatric nurse Katherine Reimer, played by Michelle Ryan. Gina Bellman also appears as Claire, Tom's wife. Filming took place at various locations around southern England in late 2006. The series was first transmitted on BBC One in June and July 2007, receiving mainly positive reviews.

Paradox (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Mysterious images that show incidents 18 hours before they happen are transmitted from space. As a space scientist attempts to explain their source, detectives race against time to change the future.

Keen Eddie (2003)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The basic premise of the show bears a close resemblance to the popular 1980s British series Dempsey & Makepeace, the only notable difference being that the female partner has been replaced by a female housemate. Stylistically, the series derived inspiration from British feature films by Guy Ritchie, such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. The soundtrack and incidental music for the first episode was provided by British techno duo Orbital. Daniel Ash of Love and Rockets scored the rest of the series.The series was scheduled to premiere during the 2002–2003 television season, but was postponed and premiered in summer 2003. The series was then moved to Thursdays with its seventh episode to help improve its ratings, but Fox canceled the series due to its low ratings of 5.1 million viewers.The American cable network Bravo picked up the series to begin airing in January 2004, including the six episodes never aired on Fox. All thirteen episodes of the series were released on DVD by Paramount Home Entertainment on September 7, 2004. Unfortunately, the original score was replaced due to music licensing issues.

Maniac (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

New Amsterdam (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

New Amsterdam is an American television drama which aired for eight episodes in 2008 on Fox. The series starred Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as "John Amsterdam", an immortal Dutch man born in 1607, who has lived in New York City on and off since he was 14 years old, and who is a homicide detective in the present day. The series was nominated for an Emmy for Main Title Design.

A Very English Scandal (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:16

It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.




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