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20 best shows like Margarita with a Straw (2015)

List of the best shows and series like Margarita with a Straw (2015): The Big C, Chambers, Finding Carter, Proof, Looking for Alaska, Enlightened, When We Rise, Interrogation, Quicksand, Immortals.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersStudents, Teachers, Terminally ill
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry

A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Students
PlotFamily life, Jealousy
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching

A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersGhosts, Terminally ill
PlotSupernatural, Death, Religion, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotLove, Adventures, Religion, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, Lovely, Touching, Unexpected ending

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotDepression
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, To cry

Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersGays, Lesbians
PlotLove, Relationship, Politics
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

The personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today. The period piece tells the history of the gay rights movement, starting with the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPrisoners
PlotDeath, Justice, False accusations
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction

Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal of turning the viewer into a detective.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountrySweden
Duration00:38
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Shootouts
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleWorth watching, Action

Maja, a student in Stockholm, finds herself on trial for murder after a tragedy at her school. More doubts and suspicions arise when new revelations are made.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryTurkey
CharactersVampire
PlotDeath, Adventures, Fate
PlaceTurkey
Time19th century
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Driven by revenge, human-turned-vampire Mia sets out to vanquish Dmitry, a ruthless vampire leader who seeks an artifact that grants immortality.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Widows, Friends
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer
StyleSad ones

Tony had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Rescue, Friends
PlaceUSA, Summer camp
StyleTo cry

Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love.Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and director. Still reeling from her recent divorce, Mackenzie is ready for a fresh start. She is running things on her own for the first time and scrambling to keep the cash-strapped Little Otter from going under.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00
CharactersLesbians, Psychologists, Strong women, Friends, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Investigation, Jealousy
PlaceUSA

The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

The series follows Vinnie Bassett, proprietor of a pop culture memorabilia store who only takes breaks to read comic books and play video games. His bachelor life comes to a halt when he assumes guardianship of his incredibly intelligent and mature nephew, Wendell. They soon find that 12-year-old Wendell may be just the parent Vinnie needs.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTrainers, Losers, Large families
PlotSports, Depression, Boxing, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. The series premiered on January 11, 2011 at 10 pm ET/PT. On March 24, 2011, FX announced the cancellation of the show. The final episode aired on April 5.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Friends, Poor
PlaceSea, USA
StyleSpectacular, Touching

When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolves, Lesbians, Nurses, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fancy, Fascinating

Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Teenagers, Gays, Scammers, The thieves
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Fancy, Uplifting

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Fate
StyleFascinating

Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with his troubled firefighter son, T.K., takes his progressive philosophies of life and firefighting down to Texas, where he helps them start anew. On the surface, Owen is all about big-city style and swagger, but underneath he struggles with a secret he hides from the world - one that could very well end his life.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Parents, Terminally ill
PlotDeath, Cancer, Funeral
PlaceHospitals
StyleTouching

This semi-autobiographical dark comedy starring Tig Notaro follows her as she returns to her hometown after the sudden death of her mother. Still reeling from her own declining health problems, Tig struggles to find her footing with the loss of the one person in her life who understood her. All while dealing with her clingy girlfriend and her dysfunctional family.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersGays, Friends, Disabled people

A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersFamily, Spy, Gays
PlotLove, Investigation
StyleAction, Fascinating

It is the year 1967. After five happy years of marriage in New York with Alberto and their young son, Anna Ribera returns to Spain to take her project Velvet to the next level. She and Alberto had been managing all things Velvet from across the ocean and, together with their best friends and partners, had made a name for Velvet as the number one address in the world of fashion and innovation. Now they decide to take the next step and turn their reputation into a franchise, first at home, then abroad. The first step is opening shop in the other great Spanish city, Barcelona, on its world famous promenade, the Passeig de Gracia. There, the second Velvet Fashion Store is about to open its gates, managed by Ana's good friend Clara who had made it up the career ladder from seamstress to directorial assistant in the Madrid Velvet years.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Disabled people
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

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: 8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Zombie, Gays
PlotLove, Supernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Politics
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?

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: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotFamily life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Writers
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Easy

Ordinary college student Paige gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town as well as balancing her college workload.





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