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20 best shows like The Affair (2014)


List of the best shows and series like The Affair (2014): Gypsy, Mrs. Fletcher, Loudermilk, Waco, Masters of Sex, Euphoria, Californication, Famous in Love, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, I May Destroy You.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00
CharactersLesbians, Psychologists, Strong women, Friends, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Investigation, Jealousy
PlaceUSA

The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotRelationship
PlaceCollege, USA

A dual coming-of-age comedy exploring the impact of internet porn and social media, Mrs. Fletcher follows empty nest divorcée Eve Fletcher — as she reinvents her life to find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her, and her college freshman son Brendan.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends
PlaceUSA

Sam Loudermilk is a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about, well, everything. He is unapologetically uncensored, and manages to piss off everyone in his life. Although he has his drinking under control, Loudermilk discovers that when your life is a complete mess, getting clean is the easy part.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotFBI, Sects, Shootouts
PlaceUSA
StyleShort, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPsychologists, Scientists
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances on Johnny Carson's couch. He is a brilliant scientist out of touch with his own feelings, and she is a single working mother ahead of her time. The series chronicles their unusual lives, romance, and unlikely pop culture trajectory.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:51
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Teachers, Friends
PlotRelationship, Social networks, Funeral
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersWriters
PlotLove, Life, Family life, Seduction

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Easy

Ordinary college student Paige gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town as well as balancing her college workload.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Writers
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWriters
PlotLife, Everyday life
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersMafia, Gays, The thieves, Criminals, Brothers
PlotParties
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

The story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market ended the bawdy turbulence of the area.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily
PlotFamily life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWriters, Musicians
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating

Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersCelebrities
PlotSports, Soccer, Parties
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens
PlotHockey, Competitions
PlaceUSA

In present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex set out to build their own ragtag team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of competitive youth sports.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMilitary, The Prophets
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses, Fighting Evil
PlaceSmall towns, USA
TimePost-apocalypse

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFamily, Tough guys
PlotDeath, Shootouts
PlaceWild West, Small towns, USA
Time19th century
StylePopular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating, Sad ones

Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:30
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain for each other.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersFamily, Lesbians, Brothers, Sisters, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Depression, Wedding
PlaceUSA
StyleShort, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action

Covert operative Tom Keen joins forces with Susan "Scottie" Hargrave, the brilliant and cunning chief of a covert mercenary organization that solves problems that are too dangerous for the government.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotLove, Treason, betrayal, Divorce
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls, Atmospheric, Fascinating

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolves, Lesbians, Nurses, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fancy, Fascinating

Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersSingle mothers, Parents, Actors, Poor
PlotLove, Basketball
PlaceUSA
StyleLovely

A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Superhero team
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleFascinating

"Lab Rats: Elite Force" is set in a bustling metropolis after the Mighty Med hospital is destroyed by a band of unknown super-villains. After Adam and Leo volunteer to oversee the students at Davenport's Bionic Academy, Kaz, Oliver and Skylar join forces with Chase and Bree to form a powerful elite force that combines bionic heroes and superheroes. Together, they vow to track down the villains and keep the world safe.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersGhosts, Terminally ill
PlotSupernatural, Death, Religion, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Disabled people
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02
CharactersGangsters, Single mothers
PlacePrison, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotLove, Mystery, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Small towns, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating

An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:15
CharactersBrothers
PlotMotorcycles
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Based on a true story, "Harley and the Davidsons" charts the birth of this iconic bike during a time of great social and technological change beginning at the turn of the 20th century.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersFriends, Actors
PlotParties
StyleFancy

The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.





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