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20 best shows like Ragdoll (2021)

List of the best shows and series like Ragdoll (2021): The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness, Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side (2020), Condor, Tell Me What You Saw, Erased, Helstrom, Wolfe, The Mantis, B: The Beginning, The Crimson Rivers.

Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, crime, detective, history
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Killers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
PlotInvestigation
PlaceIndia

Set in the backdrop of the mystical city of Varanasi, Asur follows Nikhil Nair, a forensic-expert-turned-teacher, who returns to his roots at the Central Bureau of Investigation, and along with his former mentor Dhananjay Rajpoot, finds himself caught in a cat-and-mouse game with a brutal serial killer. What follows is a blend of suspense, mythology and the murders of some people totally unrelated.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:06
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Terrorists, CIA, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Death, Viruses, Technology, Weapons
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating

Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by Sydney Pollack’s 1975 political thriller Three Days of the Condor.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleDorama, Spectacular

The eccentric Oh Hyun Jae was a peerless criminal profiler until a bomb planted by a serial killer took the life of his young fiancée, causing him to become a recluse. When a serial killer long thought dead returns to terrorize the city, rising star of the police, Hwang Hwa Young, resolves to outwit the killer. To do so, she teams up with both Oh and the remarkable rookie cop Cha Soo Young, whose photographic memory may prove to be a powerful crime-fighting weapon.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:32
CharactersSerial killers
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Travel
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating, By manga, Sad ones

After finding his mom killed, Satoru's time-traveling ability takes him back 18 years for a chance to prevent her death and those of three classmates.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
CharactersSerial killers, Superhero, Demons, Brother and sister, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Travel
StyleSpectacular

Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecrime
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland

The adventures of Professor Wolfe Kinteh, a crime scene investigator in the north of England.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration00:29
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Criminals, Strong women
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have only one interlocutor, Damien Carrot, her son, who became a cop because of the crimes of his mother, and who refuses all contact with her since her arrest.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers, Werewolves, Geniuses, Investigators
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Parties
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ally, or a target.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Sects
StyleFascinating

Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Gays, Investigators, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. Ryan, working closely with an FBI team, including Mike Weston and FBI Specialist Debra Parker, piece together the ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the devious Carroll.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:41
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Brothers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

Robert Durst, scion of one of New York’s billionaire real estate families, has been accused of three murders but never convicted. Brilliant, reclusive, and the subject of relentless media scrutiny, he’s never spoken publicly—until now. During interviews with Andrew Jarecki, he reveals secrets of the case that baffled authorities for 30 years. In 2010, Jarecki made the narrative film All Good Things based on the infamous story of Robert Durst. After Durst saw the film, he contacted Jarecki wanting to tell his story. What began as a feature documentary ultimately became a six-part series as more and more of his incredible story was revealed.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:11
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotLove, Investigation
PlacePrison, Psychiatric hospitals, USA

The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the commemoration ceremony, a mutilated body is found in a warehouse. Police inspector Hector Uria's search for the murderer takes him deep into the no-go zone and into his own past.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
CharactersSerial killers, Journalists, Cats
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Cars, Mystery
PlaceTurkey
StyleAction, Fascinating

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a retired judicial officer decides to commit a murder that he had been planning for years.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Lost Love, Death of his wife

Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceTrains, Parallel worlds
StyleAction, Fascinating

Several skeletons are discovered on the tracks of a closed train station. However, one of the dead victims walks into the police station. Where did all these dead bodies come from, and who is committing all of these murders? The world split into two on the night of a murder 12 years ago, and Do Won chases after the hidden truth in the parallel universe. This drama shows the contrast between two different worlds, divided by two different choices.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Missing people
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleBased on real events

The notorious Cecil Hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam vanishes. A dive into crime's darkest places.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:24
CharactersSerial killers, Police
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation

Two detectives teamed up to catch a serial killer who murdered their family. Moo Jin Hyuk's life spiraled out of control after his wife was murdered. He starts to put himself together after he meets Kang Kwon Joo, US-graduated voice-profiler, who lost her police father to the same serial killer. They work together on the 112 (emergency telephone number) call center team.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, FBI, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Based on real events, Fascinating

An exploration of the case of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s, committing 50 sexual assaults and 10 murders, and true crime author Michelle McNamara's obsessive quest to find justice on behalf of his victims.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Weapons
PlaceEngland
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Makes me think

A serial killer thriller told in reverse, unravelling the truth behind a series of murders as DCI Gabriel Markham hunts down a brutal killer.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersJournalists
PlotTreason, Investigation, Missing people, Social networks, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending

When family man Nick Brewer is abducted in a crime with a sinister online twist, those closest to him race to uncover who is behind it and why.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs
PlotInvestigation

A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

In the late 1970s, an accused serial rapist claims multiple personalities control his behavior, setting off a legal odyssey that captivates America.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSerial killers, Mafia
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Mystery, Shootouts
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

An action-packed Las Vegas thriller about a former military operative turned security expert who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: the House always wins.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:02
CharactersSerial killers, Monsters, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFascinating

The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryDenmark
Duration00:45
CharactersSerial killers, Investigators, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Abduction, Mystery
StyleTwisted plot

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





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