10 best shows like Powers (2015)

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Powers 2015
Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren't actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals?
List of the best shows and series like Powers (2015): Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, The Boys, Lost, The Messengers, Marvel's Luke Cage, Gotham, Titans, Marvel's Jessica Jones, Marvel's The Defenders, Marvel's Daredevil.

Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Two teenagers from very different backgrounds awaken to newly acquired superpowers which mysteriously link them to one another.

The Boys (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Lost (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

The Messengers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:56

When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

Gotham (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44

Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

Titans (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

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.

Marvel's Daredevil (2015)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

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Alphas (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.

Legion (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

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.

The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Heroes Reborn (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA

The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await these newly empowered allies as they cross paths with some of the original characters, unlocking the mysterious fate of the universe and their place within it.

Krypton (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:06

Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe soon learns she's part of an ancient race which has been hunted by human assassins for millennia —and that she may be their only hope for ultimate survival.

Person of Interest (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

Immortals (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryTurkey

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

Arrow (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

The Tomorrow People (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:45

The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the forces of evil.

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.

Nightflyers (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

In the year 2093, a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, embarks on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space—it's already on their ship.

Falling Skies (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.

The Last Ship (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

9-1-1: Lone Star (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada

R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour and Nightmare Hour anthology by R. L. Stine.

Black Lightning (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

The Sentinel (1996)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada

The Sentinel is a Canadian-produced television series. In the jungles of peru, the fight for survival heightened his senses. Now, Detective Jim Ellison is a sentinel in the fight for justice. Anthropologist Blair Sandburg works side by side with Jim, helping him develop these senses.

The Equalizer (1985)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of the system who have exhausted all possible means of seeking justice and have nowhere to go. McCall promises to even out the odds for them.




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