10 best shows like Stranger Things (2016)

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Stranger Things 2016
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
List of the best shows and series like Stranger Things (2016): Lost, Dark, Ghost Wars, Supernatural, Haven, Torchwood, Amazing Stories, Nightflyers, Lovecraft Country, Sleepy Hollow.

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.

Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:13

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

Ghost Wars (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, the series focuses on local outcast Roman Mercer who must overcome the town’s prejudices and his own personal demons if he’s to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that’s threatening to destroy them all.

Supernatural (2005)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

Haven (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43

FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.

Torchwood (2006)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration00:50

Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien hunters, who make up the Cardiff branch of the fictional Torchwood Institute, which deals mainly with incidents involving extraterrestrials.

Amazing Stories (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.

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.

Lovecraft Country (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

The anthology horror series follows 25-year-old Atticus Freeman, who joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find his missing father. They must survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the malevolent spirits that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.

Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

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Room 104 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

Set in a single room of an average American motel, each episode tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it.

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

Chambers (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.

Creeped Out (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada

A masked figure known as "The Curious" collects tales of dark magic, otherworldly encounters and twisted technology in this kids anthology series.

Forever (2014)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez. Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry’s long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe knows Henry’s secret.

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.

The Birch (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Horror stories told from the perspectives of multiple characters whose lives are affected by the Birch, a bloodthirsty monster deep in the woods. Once you summon her protection, you never escape.

The Passage (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:35

A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

Legacies (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

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.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration08:00

Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King is an 8-episode anthology series on TNT based on short stories written by Stephen King. It debuted on July 12, 2006, and ended its run on August 2, 2006. Although most of them are from the collection of the same name, there are some stories from different collections by King. A trailer confirming a DVD release of the series was made available in October 2006. The series was filmed entirely in Melbourne, Australia.

October Faction (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

Monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen tangle with evil ... and family drama with their teenage twins. From the comics by Steve Niles and Damien Worm.

Roswell (1999)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a bond that threatens the survival of a secret universe involving superhuman powers, a yen for hot sauce and an alien gene pool.

The Triangle (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration04:00

A shipping magnate hires four experts from various fields to investigate what happened to his ships that went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The team discovers a threat that might unravel time itself and cause the world to end.

Millennium (1996)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44

A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.

The Stand (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

In a world mostly wiped out by the plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil, the fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

The Twilight Zone (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Tales of science fiction, fantasy and the occult, exploring humanity's hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways. Next stop ahead The Twilight Zone.

Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1992)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, family, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:22

Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon.The episode "The Tale of the Twisted Claw" was aired as a pilot on the evening of October 31, 1991 in the USA and in October 1990 in Canada. Are You Afraid of the Dark? was aired from August 15, 1992 to April 20, 1996 on Nickelodeon's SNICK. The series also aired on the Canadian television network YTV from October 30, 1990 until June 11, 2000.A revived series with new directors, writers, and cast was produced by Nickelodeon from 1999 to 2000 and also aired on SNICK. The sole member from the original lineup to return for the sixth and seventh seasons was Tucker, although Ross Hull returned for the concluding miniseries, which notably broke from the show's established format by blurring the line between story and "reality".

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.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.




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