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20 best shows like The Essex Serpent (2022)

List of the best shows and series like The Essex Serpent (2022): The Widow, Deadwater Fell, Father Brown, The InBetween, The Stranger, The Cry, Innocent, Stay Close, Unforgotten, A Confession.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersWitches, Widows
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Travel, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

A woman's search to uncover the mystery of the disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Death, Fires
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns

When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they knew and trusted, cracks appear on the surface of a supposedly idyllic community.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:52
CharactersPriests
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFascinating

Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:42
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Life after death, Mystery
StyleAction, Fascinating

Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly uses her abilities and helps solve some of the city’s most challenging cases.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Teachers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Intrigue, Missing people, Deception
PlaceSchool
StyleTwisted plot, By books

A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration00:40
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotInvestigation, Missing people

The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind closed doors.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlacePrison

After seven years in prison, David Collins is acquitted of the murder of his wife. Now, he must fight to rebuild his shattered life while police search for the real murderer.

Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Mystery

The lives of a photojournalist, a soccer mom and a homicide detective are disturbed by a terrible event from the past.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersInvestigators, Students, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the secrets will also affect the personal lives of both Sunny and Cassie.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, By books, Based on real events

The story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation

When the body of a foreign student is discovered in the streets of the down-at-heel city of Besźel, it’s just another day’s work for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. But he uncovers evidence that the murdered girl came from Ul Qoma, a city that shares a dangerous and volatile relationship with Besźel, and this case will challenge everything Borlú holds dear.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotMystery, Mystery
PlaceForest

A unique story told over two distinct halves, "Summer" follows Sam, a man drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. "Winter" follows Helen, a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersLawyers, Rockers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Death, Mystery
PlacePrison, Forest, Small towns, USA
StyleBy books

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:55
PlotMystery, Mystery

A woman moves to live with her new husband in 17th century Amsterdam, but soon discovers that not everything is what it seems. Based on the adaptation by Jessie Burton.

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: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:52
CharactersGangsters, Dogs, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Abduction, Funeral
PlaceHospitals

DI Helen Weeks grapples with pregnancy as she undertakes a very personal abduction case.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceEngland

Today is the day Ivy Moxham will escape from the cellar that's been her prison for the last 13 years. Today is the day she'll return to her home, to her family, to her life. Today is only the beginning. Thirteen explores how to pick up the threads of a life half-lived and how to survive as a family under the greatest pressure: how to feel again, chance love again. It is a psychological drama about who to trust when you can't even trust yourself. Ivy Moxham is a young girl. Ivy Moxham is a woman. Ivy Moxham is whoever you want her to be.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersDemons, Psychologists
PlotLove, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Skeptical female clinical psychologist Kristen Benoist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:30
CharactersRich
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Wedding
PlacePrison, England
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, By books, Makes me think

The black sheep of the Argyll family, Jack Argyll, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man shows up on their doorstep claiming Jack’s innocence. The family must come to terms with this news and the fact that the real killer might still be among them.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Fascinating

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:18
CharactersDoctors, Hackers
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating

After his daughter goes missing, a widower begins uncovering the dark secrets of the people closest to him.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31
CharactersDisabled people, Partners, Losers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Detective dramas featuring private investigator Cormoran Strike based on the novels by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling's pen name).

Mark
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Orphans, Artists
PlotInvestigation
StyleFascinating

Adaptation of the novels written by Georges Simenon featuring his fictional French police commissioner Jules Maigret.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Horses
PlotMystery
PlaceVillage, England
StyleAtmospheric

In Overton, a remote little village in the English countryside, the townsfolk have two interests which are farming and racehorses. Life there seems simple but the village teens resort to playing chicken over razor-sharp blades spinning atop farm silos and other dangerous games to kill their boredom.Then, quite suddenly, life in Overton becomes a lot less boring. Another, much more literal type of killing is revealed when someone finds the body of a local teen under the wheels of a tractor. Now a murder investigation will bring to light all those secrets this close-knit community has been hiding, and life in Overton will never be the same.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Death, Weapons
PlaceEngland
TimeDark ones
StyleShort, Atmospheric, Twisted plot

Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts -- the improbably named Mr. and Mrs. U.N. Owen -- the weather sours and they find themselves cut off from civilization. Very soon, the guests, each struggling with their conscience, will start to die -- one by one, according to the rules of the nursery rhyme 'Ten Little Soldier Boys' -- a rhyme that hangs in every room of the house and ends with the most terrifying words of all: '... and then there were none.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSubmariners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSubmarines

The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board the submarine HMS Vigil bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva and DS Kirsten Longacre lead an investigation on land and at sea into a conspiracy that goes to the very heart of Britain’s national security.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:00
CharactersMaids
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleAction, By books, Touching

Adaptation of PD James's bestselling homage to Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives, Cyclists
PlotInvestigation, Travel, Cars
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Based on real events

The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersWitches, Fairies, Monsters, Terrorists, Detectives
PlotLove, Investigation, Magic, Mystery, Love triangle
PlaceEngland, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleDark

In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCriminals
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Small towns
StyleAction, Twisted plot

Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong becomes a little too emotionally involved with a case (to the point where she might compromise it) concerning a pair of missing Morecambe twins to whose distraught parents she is assigned.





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