10 best shows like Once Upon a Time (2011)

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Once Upon a Time 2011
There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector who has been supporting herself since she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, whom she abandoned years ago, finds her and asks for her help explaining that she is from a different world where she is Snow White's missing daughter.

List of the best shows and series like Once Upon a Time (2011): The Magicians, Fate: The Winx Saga, A Discovery of Witches, Shadow and Bone, Motherland: Fort Salem, The Nevers, WandaVision, Siren, Warrior Nun, Game of Thrones.

The Magicians (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

Fate: The Winx Saga (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, United Kingdom

The coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.

A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.

Shadow and Bone (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.

Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.

The Nevers (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair, a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces — to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

WandaVision (2021)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

Siren (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.

Warrior Nun (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA

After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo-Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

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Home Before Dark (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA

A young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.

I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

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

Briarpatch (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.

Firefly Lane (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

For decades, childhood best friends Kate and Tully have weathered life's storms together -- until a betrayal threatens to break them apart for good.

Anne with an E (2017)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, family
CountryCanada
Duration01:58

A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.

Cursed (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia

In this fresh take on the Arthurian legend, teenager Nimue joins forces with mercenary Arthur on a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.

High Fidelity (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryUSA

Rob Brooks, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn revisit past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love.

Idle Mermaid (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Can a woman do anything for the sake of love? Ha Ni is a mermaid princess in the underwater empire but she longs for the human world when she sees and falls in love with a man. She transforms into a human and follows Hyun Myung to live in a temporary house for people who are preparing for employment. The pragmatic Hyun Myung is trying to find a good-paying job to provide him with a comfortable life. But will he be distracted by Ha Ni, who has just 100 days to make Hyun Myung fall in love with her so that she can remain a human?

Gossip Girl (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

RUN (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

Ruby is living a humdrum existence when one day she gets a text inviting her to fulfill a youthful pact, promising true love and self-reinvention, by stepping out of her life to take a journey with her oldest flame.

The Luminaries (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand

The 19th-century tale of love, murder and revenge as men and women travel across the world to make their fortunes on the wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

Anna (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France, USA

A 13-year-old Sicilian girl must contend with a viral contagion that has killed off all adults on the island as she sets out in search of her kidnapped brother.

Bridgerton (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Sex/Life (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A woman's daring sexual past collides with her married-with-kids present when the bad-boy ex she can't stop fantasizing about crashes back into her life.

Hightown (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

Kung Fu (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA

This limited series chronicles the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American self-made millionaire.

Betty (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City. Inspired by the critically acclaimed film Skate Kitchen.

The Pursuit of Love (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Longing for love, obsessed with sex, Linda is on the hunt for the perfect lover. But finding Mr Right is much harder than she thought.

The Witcher (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Poland
Duration00:60

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.




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