10 best tv-series like The Pretender (2019)

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The Pretender (2019) tv-series like: The Oath, Coyote, За час до рассвета, A Good Man, Paradise PD, The Mantis, Money Heist, The Serpent, Emily in Paris, Bridgerton.

The Oath (2018)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Gangsters, Family, Students
PlotRobbery, betrayal, Sects, Survival, Parties, Racing, Politics

Explore a gang world we've never seen before: gangs that are made up of the very men and women sworn to uphold the law – cops. Only select officers make the cut, but once inside, gang members will do what they must to protect each other from enemies inside and outside their ranks.

Coyote (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersPolice, Criminals

The story of Ben Clemens, who after 32 years as a border patrol agent is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of the United States. Now exposed to life on the other side of the wall, Ben will start to question his black and white views of the world, challenging his ideology and his loyalties.

За час до рассвета (2021)
CharactersCriminals, Police

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A Good Man (2020)
CharactersCriminals, Police

The series is inspired by the real story of the Angarsk Maniac. A young metropolitan detective, Zhenya (Yulia Snigir, Young Pope), arrives in a small town in the search of a serial killer. The majority of the towns' population do not welcome outsiders, and local authorities deny a maniac is on the loose and refuse to assist Zhenya. However, Zhenya finds one person willing to help, Ivan Krutikhin, a detective and a serial killer.

Paradise PD (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, cartoon, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlaceSmall towns

An eager young rookie joins the ragtag small-town police force led by his dad as they bumble, squabble and snort their way through a big drug case.

The Mantis (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersPolice, Serial killers, Strong women, Maniacs, Criminals
StyleUnexpected 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.

Money Heist (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CharactersPartners, Criminals
PlotLove, Robbery

To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.

The Serpent (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersCriminals, Scammers, Killers, Tourists, Superhero, Spy, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts
StyleBased on real events, Fascinating

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

Emily in Paris (2020)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotTravel, Relationship

When ambitious Chicago marketing exec Emily unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris, she embraces a new life as she juggles work, friends and romance.

Bridgerton (2020)
CharactersRich, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Easy, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Too Old to Die Young (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals

The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.

Mounted Police (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.6)
CharactersHorses, Scammers, Police

Corrupted criminal investigation officer, Sergey Volkov, got into serious trouble - for another trick while being drunk, the boss sends him into exile - into the ranks of exemplary mounted police. All the staff of the regiment seemed to him fabulous creatures with ancient notions of duty and homeland. Not wanting to linger on a new place, Volkov wants to leave to settle his personal affairs, but having learned that his new colleagues have fallen into a powerful batch, he nevertheless decides to come to the rescue.

Good Girls (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersFriends, Housewives, Criminals
StyleFor girls, Fascinating

Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

The Rookie (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Special agents
StyleAtmospheric, For men, Action, Fascinating

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

Dirty John (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
StyleMakes me think

This true crime anthology, based on the podcast of the same name, follows the terrifyingly true story of Orange County interior designer Debra Newell’s romance with John Meehan, a handsome and romantic charmer who sweeps Debra off her feet and pulls her into his web of lies.

Tell Me a Story (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
CharactersCriminals, Family, Killers

The world's most beloved fairy tales reimagined as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

Perfume (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersFriends, Police, Killers
PlotRelationship, Investigation, Sects
StyleNetflix, Worth watching

When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her.

Policeman from Rublevka (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals

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Magnificent Century (2011)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
PlotRelationship, Love

Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.

Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
CharactersCriminals, Maniacs
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Death

A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving mother Mary who is obsessed with finding her missing daughter.