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List of the best shows and series like Quicksand (2020): Pagan Peak, Chambers, Marvel's The Punisher, Defending Jacob, Deadwind, Elite, Suburra: Blood on Rome, Get Even, Riverdale, Extracurricular.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration00:42
CharactersFamily, Maniacs, Killers, Detectives, Climbers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Abduction
StyleAction

When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan. Ellie finds herself under increasing pressure to understand the deranged killer's motives so she can stop him. The hunt leads them ever deeper in the dark valleys and archaic Alpine customs - and the paranoid world of the killer.

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: 8.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Hackers, CIA
PlotRevenge, Revenge, Death, Weapons, Shootouts
StyleSpectacular, Action

A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Students, Pupils
PlotInvestigation, Death, Justice, False accusations
PlaceSchool
StyleShort, By books, Fascinating

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersTeenagers, Widows, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Missing people
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:33
CharactersTeenagers, Rich, Pupils, Losers, Poor
PlotLove, Supernatural, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, Spain
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating

When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryItaly
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotRevenge, Death, Shootouts
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotRevenge, Investigation
PlaceSchool
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

On the surface Kitty, Margot, Bree and Olivia appear to have nothing in common - but there’s one passion which unites them: to expose injustice. They form their own secret society, DGM - they Don’t Get Mad, they Get Even - playing anonymous pranks to expose bullies.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Mystery, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Easy, Action, Fascinating

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTeenagers, Programmers, Students, Criminals, Pupils
PlotDeception
PlaceSchool

Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryArgentina
PlotRevenge, Investigation
PlacePrison
StyleSpectacular, Action, Makes me think

An ex-cop entered a prison as convicted under a false identity in order to infiltrate within a group of prisoners that has just kidnapped the teenage daughter of an important national judge.

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: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, United Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleAction, Fascinating

During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar Nyman of “Rikskrim,” a Swedish national police force.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSuperhero, Killers, Criminals, Losers, Celebrities
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By comics

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersInvestigators
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleAction

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
PlotRevenge
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56
CharactersFamily, Mafia
PlotRevenge, Adventures, Fate
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction

Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Journalists
PlotInvestigation
Time19th century
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action

New York, 1896. Police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt brings together criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore and secretary Sara Howard to investigate several murders of male prostitutes.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, The thieves, Heroes, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

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

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeenagers, Monsters, Heroes, Partners, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleAction, Fascinating

In Victorian London, a gang of troubled street teens are manipulated into solving crimes for the sinister Doctor Watson and his mysterious business partner, the elusive Sherlock Holmes. As the crimes take on a horrifying supernatural edge and a dark power emerges, it'll be up to the Irregulars to come together to save not only London but the entire world.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden
CharactersPolice
PlotOn real events, Relationship, Investigation, Political
PlaceSweden
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

Police detective Peter Wendel leads a cold case group. Based on an original idea by Leif GW Persson, one of Sweden’s most recognized criminologists.

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: 7.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Dark

An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a profound personal tragedy, risking it all on one last deal; to the brilliantly lethal puppet-master who gradually emerges from the shadows to bring the story to its shocking climax The Shadow Line explores the morality of these characters as they negotiate the repercussions of Wratten's death and attempt to navigate the fine line between right and wrong. As the thread around Wratten's operation begins to unravel, the web of intrigue becomes more complex and the question of which side of the line they stand on becomes increasingly blurred. An intelligent and gripping conspiracy thriller that delves to the heart of human morality, The Shadow Line will have audiences enthralled over six taut and thrilling episodes. Faced with similar dilemmas, on which side of the line would you stand?

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
CharactersFamily, Drivers
PlotSurvival, Racing, Viruses
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration06:16
CharactersTeenagers

The Corner presents the world of Fayette Street using real names and real events. The miniseries tells the true story of men, women and children living amid the open-air drug markets of West Baltimore. It chronicles a year in the lives of 15-year-old DeAndre McCullough, his mother Fran Boyd, and his father Gary McCullough, as well as other addicts and low-level drug dealers caught up in the twin-engine economy of heroin and cocaine.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersTeenagers, Police
PlotInvestigation
PlaceHospitals, Court, USA
StyleTwisted plot

Tensions run high between African American citizens and Caucasian cops in Jersey City when a teenage African American boy is critically injured by a cop.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryPoland
PlaceSmall towns
TimeDark ones
StyleMakes me think

The town is shocked with a brutal double murder. The "Courier" hands the case to an experienced journalist - Witold Wanycz. At the same time, he learns about the mysterious suicide of two teenagers. Together with Piotr, a young journalist, they start their own investigation.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Death, Border, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sweden
Duration01:00
CharactersFamily, Androids, Robots
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.





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