9 best shows like The Life and Adventures of Mishka Yaponchik (Once in Odessa) (2011)

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The Life and Adventures of Mishka Yaponchik (Once in Odessa) 2011
Mishka Yaponchik was a Ukrainian gangster, Jewish, lived in Odessa at the beginning of the XX century, the military leader of two thousand of gangsters and the prototype of Benia Krik in The "Odessa Tales" by Soviet Jewish writer Isaak Babel. Born Moisei Vinnitsky, Yaponchik ("the Japanese") was an exceptional and eccentric character. Hailed as the next Robin Hood, he established his own code of conduct forbidding the robbing of the poor and professional classes.
List of the best shows and series like The Life and Adventures of Mishka Yaponchik (Once in Odessa) (2011): Triangle , Blood & Oil, Femme Fatales, Deception, Shahrzad, The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty?, The End of the F***ing World, Castle, The Lord of the Skies.

Triangle (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

When three brothers were very young, they lost their parents. The three brothers were then separated and lived apart for 20 years without knowing of each other. They then meet again unexpectedly and begin their relationship as brothers. Jang Dong-Soo (Lee Beom-Soo) is the oldest brother. He works as a detective. Jang Dong-Woo (Siwan) is the youngest brother. He was adopted by a rich family when he was a baby and became Yoon Yang-Ha. He is cynical and cold.

Blood & Oil (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime

Billy and Cody LeFever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the line, including their marriage.

Femme Fatales (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective

This provocative hit series tells the stories of dangerous women who find extraordinary ways of coping with their problems, channeling their survival instincts and bringing out their inner guile.

Deception (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective

A detective goes undercover to investigate the murder of her best friend.

Shahrzad (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history

A romantic historical drama set around and after the 1953 Iranian coup d'état.

The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty? (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective

The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty? is a ZEE5 Original series starring Arunoday Singh, Shiv Panditt, Tridha Chaudhury, Hrishita Bhatt, Ashwini Kalsekar, Satish Kaushik, Kishori Shahane, Shakti Anand and Sikandar Kher. A work of fiction, the series revolves around the murder of Shiraz Malik, a national table tennis champion.

The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.

Castle (2009)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

The Lord of the Skies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Colombia

Set in the 1990s, these are the life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Nicknamed “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of airplanes he used to transport drugs, he was also known for washing more than $200 million through Colombia to finance his huge fleet. He is described as the most powerful drug trafficker of his time.