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20 best shows like The Returned (2012)


List of the best shows and series like The Returned (2012): The Returned, American Gods, Cryptid, Legacies, Chambers, Haven, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Stranger Things, Supernatural, The Birch.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
PlotSupernatural, Death, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books, Fascinating, Touching

A small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have long been presumed dead, suddenly reappear; their presence creates both positive and negative consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged both physically and emotionally.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersGods, Heroes, Scammers, Tough guys
PlotSuperpowers, War, Supernatural, Death, Travel
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fancy, By books

Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySweden
CharactersTeenagers, Monsters, Pupils, Friends
PlotTreason, Supernatural, Death, Relationship, Mystery
PlaceSchool, Lake
StyleAction, Fascinating

As a chain of horrific and inexplicable events start to unfold in their small town on the northern hemisphere, an ensemble of high school students will be forced to face their darkest fears in order to overcome a supernatural force feeding on chaos and the misery of mankind.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Vampire, Witches, Werewolves, Childrens
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Magic, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersSpecial agents
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersTeenagers, Dogs, Pupils, New kids at school
PlotSupernatural, Sects
PlaceSchool, Small towns, Circus, Attractions
StyleFascinating

This three-part, self-contained limited series is about the newest member of the Midnight Society, her first scary tale, and what happens to the group when the terrifying events of her story start to actually happen in their small town.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For children, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolves, Brothers, Angels, Demons
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Magic, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Monsters, Ghosts
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death, Adventures, Depression
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain
CharactersDemons, Priests
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Mystery, Death, Religion
TimeDark ones
StyleAction

Father Vergara—an exorcist, boxer and ex-convict—lives in a remote village in Spain. Hoping to be lost and forgotten, Vergara’s demons catch up to him.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersTeenagers
PlotLove, Supernatural, Investigation, Relationship, Passion
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryNetherlands
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSupernatural, Death, Sects, Rituals
StyleAtmospheric, Action

When her friend suffers a bizarre accident, Rosa realizes the secret student society they've just joined is built on demonic secrets from Dutch history.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySweden
CharactersTeachers, Single mothers
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Death, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAction, Fascinating

Vera, a mother of two children, is left by her husband and looses her job all at once. She gets a job offer in another town, grabs her children and their belongings and moves there for a fresh new start in life. Before she gets there she hits a boy with her car. In chock, she assumes the boy to be dead. But is it really Vera who killed him?

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Witches, Students, Orphans
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Magic
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating

After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding loner Nick, mean-girl Faye and her sidekick Melissa, strange and frightening things begin to happen.  They are all descended from powerful witches, and they've been waiting for Cassie to join them and complete a new generation of the Secret Circle. What Cassie and the others don't yet know is that darker powers are at play, powers that might be linked to the adults in the town - and that Cassie's mother's death might not have been an accident.

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: 6.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the commemoration ceremony, a mutilated body is found in a warehouse. Police inspector Hector Uria's search for the murderer takes him deep into the no-go zone and into his own past.

Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Zombie, Gays
PlotLove, Supernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Politics
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration15:46
CharactersDogs, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Death, Mystery, Jealousy
StyleSpectacular, To cry, Touching

A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Death, Adventures, Fate
PlaceIslands, Airplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Horses, Ghosts
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Finland, United Kingdom, Norway
Duration02:04
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMissing people
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Dark

Detective Inspector Eva Thörnblad returns to Silver Height seven years after her daughter Josefine disappeared by a lake in the woods. The body was never found and the girl was believed to have drowned. Now a boy has vanished without a trace and Thörnblad wants to find out if there is a link to her daughter's disappearance. At the same time , she will take care of the legacy of her father, the great entrepreneur Johan Thörnblad, who built an empire of timber and timber processing on the large forest owned by his ancestors. As the plot deepens more children are kidnapped and what initially seems like a police drama takes a more sinister and stranger twist with each episode.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Witches, Werewolves, Kings
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, family, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Heroes, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Family life
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular

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".

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Doctors, Nurses, Ghosts
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Werewolves, Monsters, Monster Hunters
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a Grimm.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersWitches, Werewolves, Heroes
PlotMagic, Death, Adventures, Sects
PlaceCollege
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersFriends
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Serial killers, Maniacs, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Death, Life after death, Voodoo
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fancy, Fascinating

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.





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