10 best shows like Pandemic (2016)

List of the best shows and series like Pandemic (2016): Cordon, The War of the Worlds, The Name of the Rose, The Protector, Record of Grancrest War, Tell Me a Story, Dogs of Berlin, Better Than Us, Goblin Slayer, One Dollar.

Cordon (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryBelgium
Duration00:44
CharactersScientists, Journalists, Lesbians, Teachers
PlotViruses, Apocalypse, Death, Motorcycles
StyleAction

A cordon seals off a section of Antwerp when a deadly virus threatens the city. People are left to their own devices which brings out the best but also the worst.

The War of the Worlds (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Relationship, Survival
PlaceEngland
TimePost-apocalypse

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

The Name of the Rose (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryItaly, Germany
Duration00:50
PlotInvestigation
TimeMiddle Ages

Northern Italy, 1327. The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young apprentice Adso of Melk reach an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival at the abbey, the two find themselves involved in a chain of mysterious deaths.

The Protector (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryTurkey
Duration01:59
PlotMartial Arts, Love, Magic, Superpowers
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

The epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he’s connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul.

Record of Grancrest War (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration02:11
CharactersWizards
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures, Supernatural
StyleSpectacular

On a continent ruled by chaos, the Lords have the power of a holy seal that can calm the chaos and protect the people. However, before anyone realizes it, the rulers cast aside their creed of purifying the chaos, and instead start to fight each other for each other's holy seals to gain dominion over one another. Siluca, an isolated mage who scorns the Lords for abandoning their creed, and a wandering knight named Theo, who is on a journey to train to one day liberate his hometown, make an everlasting oath to work together to reform this continent dominated by wars and chaos.

Tell Me a Story (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersCriminals, Family, Killers
PlotRobbery
StyleAtmospheric

The world's most beloved fairy tales reimagined as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

Dogs of Berlin (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration01:37
CharactersDetectives, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleNetflix, Action

A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.

Better Than Us (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:01
CharactersAndroids, Scientists
PlaceRussia
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating

Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.

Goblin Slayer (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:26
PlotAdventures

A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there's no telling who might come calling next...

One Dollar (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
PlotMoney, Investigation
PlaceSmall towns

In a small rust belt town in post-recession America, a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a shocking multiple murder.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Superhero, Princesses, Soldier
PlotAdventures, Superpowers, Uprising
StyleFor children

In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.

Homecoming (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersPsychologists, Soldier
StyleAction, Atmospheric

Heidi Bergman is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress, when a Department of Defense auditor questions why she left the Homecoming facility. Heidi quickly realizes that there's a whole other story behind the story she's been telling herself.

Light as a Feather (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Death, Survival, Fate, Love triangle
PlaceSchool
StyleFor girls, Action

Five teen girls deal with the supernatural fallout stemming from an innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board.” When the girls start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, the survivors must figure out why they’re being targeted — and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.

FBI (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration04:09
CharactersPolice, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI

The elite unit of the New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe.

School 2017 (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:25
StyleDorama

A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of school and home.

Classroom of the Elite (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:31
CharactersTeenagers
PlaceSchool, Japan

Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is a leading prestigious school with state-of-the-art facilities where nearly 100% of students go on to university or find employment. The students there have the freedom to wear any hairstyle and bring any personal effects they desire. Koudo Ikusei is a paradise-like school, but the truth is that only the most superior of students receive favorable treatment. Ayanokouji Kiyotaka is a student of D-class, which is where the school dumps its "inferior" students in order to ridicule them. For a certain reason, Kiyotaka was careless on his entrance examination, and was put in D-class. After meeting Horikita Suzune and Kushida Kikyou, two other students in his class, Kiyotaka's situation begins to change.

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersBrother and sister, Teenagers
PlotLove, Relationship, Adventures, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleSoulful, Touching, Lovely, Easy, To cry

Puberty Syndrome—a rumored, mysterious syndrome that only affects those in their puberty. For example, a bunny girl suddenly appeared in front of Sakuta Azusagawa. The bunny girl's real identity is Mai Sakurajima, a teenage celebrity who is currently an inactive high school senior. For some reason, her charming figure does not reflect in the eyes of others. In the course of revealing the mystery behind this phenomenon, Sakuta begins to explore his feelings towards Mai. Set in a city where the skies and seas shine, Sakuta unfolds the meaning behind his bizarre encounters on women with the said syndrome.

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration00:57
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotAdventure, Love, Betrayal
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds
StyleFascinating, Action, Spectacular

Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! They're treated like heroes and tasked with the duty of saving the human race from utter extinction. But what should have been any otaku's wet dream quickly turns into Hajime's nightmare. While the rest of his class are blessed with godlike powers, Hajime's job, Synergist, only has a single transmutation skill. Ridiculed and bullied by his classmates for being weak, he soon finds himself in despair. Will he be able to survive in this dangerous world of monsters and demons with only a glorified blacksmith's level of strength?

A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:33
PlotGenetic experiments
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In Japan in the year 2035, an accident known as the "Burst" occurs during a research project, spawning an out-of-control artificial life form called "Matter" that has spread throughout the Kurobe Gorge. The research city that was once hailed as the hope for humanity is cordoned off by the government. Two years later, 15-year-old Aiko Tachibana, who lost her family in the Burst, learns something unbelievable from Yuya Kanzaki, a new student at her school. A secret is hidden within her body, and the answer to the puzzle lies at the "Primary Point" that was the center of the Burst. Aiko resolves to infiltrate the restricted area, escorted by a team of divers and with Yuya as her guide. When boy meets girl with the fate of humanity in their hands, what new truth will come to light?

Devils Line (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:26
CharactersVampire
PlotLove, Relationship, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleTouching

Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo. As Anzai continues to keep guard over Tsukasa, the two quickly forge a tentative bond—one that Anzai fears will test his iron-clad rule of never drinking human blood...

Deadwind (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFinland, Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
StyleNetflix, Worth watching

When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.

Perfume (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:56
CharactersFriends, Police, Killers
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Sects
StyleNetflix, Worth watching

When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her.

The ABC Murders (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersDetectives, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleBy books, Atmospheric

It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

The Dead Lake (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
PlotSupernatural, Death

Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.

Sirius the Jaeger (2018)
Mark2.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, action, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:53
CharactersVampire, Werewolves

Imperial Capital, 1930. A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station. They are called the "Jaegers", who came to hunt vampires. Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura. His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires. Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as "The Arc of Sirius". What truth awaits them at the end...?

Zombie Land Saga (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, action, comedy, cartoon, music
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Musicians
PlotAdventures

A typical morning. The usual music. Their normal lives. The peace these seven girls experience will suddenly be destroyed. By the living dead... zombies. A reality that they never wanted a part of, an amazing and terrifying zombie world. They all share one wish: "We want to live." These girls will struggle through this saga, in order to achieve a miracle.

Beat (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:40
CharactersCIA
PlotParties

Robert Schlag, nicknamed "Beat", is a Berlin club promoter who lives for the excesses of sex, drugs and the city nightlife. His connections to the underworld lead the police to use Beat to try and infiltrate a notorious organ smuggling ring.

Insomnia (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival

A group of unwitting strangers, one by one, find themselves trapped and drugged by a mysterious captor. They begin to realize they are part of a twisted game, called Insomnia, from which they are unable to escape without being killed or becoming killers themselves.

Deadly Class (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersTeenagers, Killers
PlotMartial Arts, Sects, Death
StyleFor men, Atmospheric

Follow a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal.

He Is Psychometric (2019)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:59
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Superpowers
StyleDorama

Lee Ahn has the ability to read a person's secrets as soon as he touches them. He meets a woman who has secrets that she desperately tries to hide. The two team up to bring down criminals.

Too Old to Die Young (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:54
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotDeath

The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.

Hidden (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:41
CharactersDetectives, Killers, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

The Pit (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryTurkey
CharactersMafia
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Dancing, Money, Cars
StyleUnexpected ending

When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.

Bancroft (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:34
PlaceUSA

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

Big Hero 6 The Series (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersSuperhero team, Superhero
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Picking up immediately following the events in the feature film, these are the continuing adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, Hiro now faces daunting academic challenges and the social trials of being the little man on campus. Off campus, the stakes are raised for the high-tech heroes as they must protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains.

Years and Years (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:55
CharactersStrong women
PlotPolitics, Social networks, Technology
TimeFuture

As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

I Know Who You Are (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller
CountrySpain
CharactersSpy
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction

A lawyer suffering from amnesia due to an accident tries to piece together the events leading to it, with the help of his wife.

Primal (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction
CountryUSA
Duration00:20
PlotDeath, Survival
PlaceForest

A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.

Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller
CountryDenmark
Duration00:45
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation

Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.

NOS4A2 (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersKillers, Vampire, Family, Childrens, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Motorcycles, Love triangle, Abduction, Magic
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
StyleDark

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

Star Wars Resistance (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
PlaceSpace
StyleFor children

Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot for the Resistance, is tasked with a top secret mission to investigate the First Order, a growing threat in the galaxy.

1983 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryPoland, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersPolice
PlotUprising
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Netflix

Twenty years after a devastating terrorist attack in 1983 that halted the course of Poland's liberation and the subsequent downfall of the Soviet Union, an idealistic law student Kajetan and a disgraced police investigator Anatol stumble upon a conspiracy that has kept the Iron Curtain standing and Poland living under a repressive police state.

Magical Girl Site (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersLosers, Teenagers
PlotMagic, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleDark

Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take pity on her, and announces that she has granted Asagiri magical powers.

The Rook (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:48
CharactersStrong women
PlotLost memory, Investigation, Superpowers
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, For girls

After waking in a park with total amnesia — and surrounded by dead bodies, all wearing latex gloves — a young woman must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain’s most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.

WHAT / IF (2019)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersRich
PlotRelationship, Power, Money
StyleNetflix, Fascinating

In this neo-noir thriller series, a pair of cash-strapped newlyweds accept a lucrative but morally dubious offer from a mysterious female benefactor.

Beforeigners (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryNorway
CharactersDetectives
PlotTime travel, Investigation

In the near future a new phenomenon starts happening all over the world with powerful flashes of light occurring in the ocean and people from the past mysteriously reappearing. Called “beforeigners,” these people come from three separate time periods: the Stone Age, the Viking era and late 19th century. A couple of years later, Alfhildr – who comes from the Viking Age – has to partner up with a burned-out police officer, Lars Haaland, to investigate the murder of a beforeigner. The pair begins to unravel a larger conspiracy behind the origin of the mysterious mass arrivals.

Dr. Stone (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:42
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind, to kickstart civilization with the power of science!

The Hot Zone (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Soldier
PlotViruses, Investigation, Death

Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.

Swamp Thing (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersMonsters, Superhero
PlotViruses, Supernatural, Revenge, Investigation

CDC researcher Abby Arcane investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but she soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.

City on a Hill (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersPartners, Lawyers
PlotFBI, Investigation
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Spectacular

In early 90s Boston, an African-American District Attorney comes in from Brooklyn advocating change and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran invested in maintaining the status quo. Together they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to encompass and eventually upend Boston’s city-wide criminal justice system.

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