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10 Best Shows Like ‘Sugar’ To Watch If You Love The Series

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The genre-bending detective fiction series that is quickly becoming everybody’s favorite of the year is Sugar. The Apple TV+ series created by Mark Protosevich is set in Los Angeles and it follows the story of a private detective John Sugar as he is hired by a big-time film producer Jonathan Siegel to find his missing granddaughter Olivia. While, trying to find Olivia, Sugar stumbles into something far more dangerous than he could have anticipated. Sugar stars Colin Farrell in the lead role with Amy Ryan, James Cromwell, Sydney Chandler, Nate Corddry, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, and Dennis Boutsikaris starring in supporting roles. If you loved the mystery and thrill of Sugar here are some similar shows you could check out next.

The Man Who Fell to Earth (Rent on Prime Video)

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Credit – Showtime

The Man Who Fell to Earth is a sci-fi drama series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. Based on a 1963 sci-fi novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, the Showtime series follows the story of an alien who comes to Earth to learn about what it means to be human while his own species is in danger of extinction. The Man Who Fell to Earth stars Chiwetel Ejiofor in the lead role with Naomie Harris, Annelle Olaleye, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Riberia, Jimmi Simpson, and Bill Nighy starring in supporting roles.

Tunnel (The Roku Channel)

Shows Like A Time Called You
Credit – OCN

Tunnel is a fantasy crime thriller series created by Choi Jin-Hee. The OCN series follows the story of a relentless detective who follows a dangerous serial killer through time from 1986 to 2016, where he teams up with another detective to find the killer now loose in the modern world. Tunnel stars Choi Jin-Hyuk in the lead role with Yoon Hyu-Min, Lee Yoo-Young, Jo Hee-Bong, Kim Byung-Chul, and Kang Ki-Young starring in supporting roles.

Time After Time (Rent on Prime Video)

Credit – ABC & AXN

Time After Time is a sci-fi mystery drama series created by Kevin Williamson. Based on a 1979 sci-fi novel of the same name by Karl Alexander, the ABC & AXN series follows the story of a famed sci-fi writer H.G. Wells as he follows the popular serial killer Jack the Ripper through time from the late 19th century to the present day Manhattan. Time After Time stars Freddie Stroma in the lead role with Josh Bowman, Genesis Rodriguez, Jennifer Ferrin, Nicole Ari Parker, Will Chase, and Elliot Villar starring in supporting roles.

Perry Mason (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

Perry Mason Season 2 Filming
Credit – HBO

Perry Mason is a neo-noir crime drama series created by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald. Based on a character from Erle Stanley Gardner’s detective crime drama novels, the HBO series is set in the year 1932 in Los Angeles and it follows the story of Perry Mason a down-and-out defense lawyer who takes on a case of a lifetime, which proves to be more dangerous than he initially thought. Perry Mason stars Matthew Rhys in the lead role with Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Tatiana Maslany, John Lithgow, Justin Kirk, and Diarra Kilpatrick starring in supporting roles.

I Am The Night (Rent on Prime Video)

Best True Crime Dramas
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I Am The Night is a mystery crime-drama series created by Sam Sheridan. Inspired by the memoir titled One Day She’ll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel by Fauna Hodel, the TNT miniseries is set in the 1960s and it follows the story of a teenage girl Fauna as she tries to uncover secrets from her after being given up by her mother but ends up involving herself with a sinister and powerful man. I Am The Night stars India Eisley and Chris Pine in the lead role with Jefferson Mays, Connie Nielsen, Leland Orser, Yul Vazquez, Jay Paulson, and Golden Brooks starring in supporting roles.

Babylon Berlin (Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like Perry Mason
Credit – Sky One

Babylon Berlin is a German neo-noir drama created by Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries, and Henk Handloegten. Based on a novel series titled Gereon Rath by Volker Kutscher, the Sky 1 series is set in the latter years of the Weimar Republic in Berlin and it follows the story of Gereon Rath, a police inspector who is secretly working to dismantle an extortion ring. Babylon Berlin stars Volker Bruch in the lead role with Liv Lisa Fries, Leonie Benesch, Peter Kurth, Lars Eidinger, and Irene Böhm starring in supporting roles.

Goliath (Prime Video)

Shows Like Suits
Credit – Prime Video

Goliath is a legal drama series created by David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro. The Prime Video series follows the story of a down-and-out lawyer who was once successful as he seeks redemption for a mistake he made in the past. He is given the chance to redeem himself through a case that will test his limits and pit him against the richest and most powerful people in the world. Goliath stars Billy Bob Thornton in the lead role with Tania Raymonde, Nina Arianda, Diana Hopper, Bruce Dern, William Hurt, and Molly Parker starring in supporting roles.

Monsieur Spade (AMC+ & Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like Sugar
Credit – AMC+

Monsieur Spade is a neo-noir drama miniseries created by Scott Frank and Tom Fontana. Based on a character from Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 classic novel The Maltese Falcon, the AMC series is set in the year 1963 and it follows the legendary Detective Sam Spade during his retirement in France but the rumors of his old adversaries’ return and six dead nuns force him back into the game. Monsieur Spade stars Clive Owen in the lead role with Cara Bossom, Rebecca Root, Chiara Mastroianni, Louise Bourgoin, Matthew Beard, Stanley Weber, and Inès Melab starring in supporting roles.

Justified (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

Shows Like Outer Range
Credit – FX

Justified is a Western crime thriller series created by Graham Yost. Based on a novel titled Fire in the Hole by Elmore Leonard, the FX series follows the story of Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens as he is transferred back to his hometown to catch a dangerous outlaw, who also happens to be Raylan’s childhood friend. Justified stars Timothy Olyphant in the lead role with Walton Goggins, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts, Natalie Zea, Nick Searcy, and Erica Tazel starring in supporting roles.

Mob City (Rent on Prime Video)

Shows Like The Continental
Credit – TNT

Mob City is a neo-noir crime drama series created by Frank Darabont. Based on a novel titled L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City by author John Buntin, the TNT series is set in 1940s Los Angeles and it follows the story of Detective Joe Teague, an ex-marine as he is transferred to the Organized Crime Division. The city of Los Angeles is at risk because a dangerous criminal organization is hell-bent on making it its new home and the only thing that is standing between them is the police. Mob City stars Jon Bernthal in the lead role with Milo Ventimiglia, Neal McDonough, Jeremy Luke, Alexa Davalos, Jeffrey DeMunn, and Robert Knepper starring in supporting roles.

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