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

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The Boys is one of the best superhero series with some of the most gory and violent action sequences. Based on a comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, the Prime Video series is created by Eric Kripke and it follows the story of a young man named Hughie whose girlfriend is killed by a reckless supe, because of that, he joins Billy Butcher with a team of vigilantes who are trying to get justice against the supes, who are backed by their very violent leader Homelander and an evil corporation Vought. The Boys is just getting better with each new and let’s hope that’s the case for the upcoming fourth season. So, if you love all the gore, violence, dark comedy, supes, and genuine emotions in The Boys here are some similar shows you could watch next.

Invincible (Prime Video)

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Invincible is a dark and violent animated superhero series created by Robert Kirkman. Based on a comic book series of the same name by Kirkman, Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley, the Prime Video series is set in a world where superheroes exist and the most powerful of them all is a Superman-like hero named Omni-Man. We follow the story of Mark Grayson, son of Omni-Man who is trying to live as a normal teenager while learning how to handle his immense powers. Invincible’s voice cast stars Steven Yeun in the lead role with J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh, Gillian Jacobs, Andrew Rannells, Zazie Beetz, Walton Goggins, and Ezra Miller starring in supporting roles.

Gen V (Prime Video)

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Gen V is the first live-action spin-off series of The Boys and it is as violent and gory as the main series. Created by Craig Robertson, Evan Goldberg, and Erick Kripke, the Prime Video series is based on The Boys’ comic book series Volume 4: We Gott Go Now and it follows the story of a group of students at the Godolkin University School of Crimefighting. Gen V is set in The Boys’ universe and it stars Jaz Sinclair as Marie Moreau, Lizze Broadway, Maddie Phillips, London Thor, Asa Germann, Chance Perdomo, and Shelley Conn starring in supporting roles.

The Boys Presents: Diabolical (Prime Video)

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The Boys: Diabolical is an animated superhero anthology series created by Eric Kripke, Simon Racioppa, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. Based on the adult comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys’ spin-off series is set in the same universe as The Boys and tells various short stories with various animation styles. The Boys Presents: Diabolical voice cast includes Ben Schwartz, Fred Tatasciore, Jenny Yokobori, Christian Slater, and many more brilliant actors.

Legion (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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Legion is a psychological thriller superhero series created by Noah Hawley. Based on a character of the same name from Marvel Comics created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, the FX series follows the story of a young man David Haller, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age and now lives in a psychiatric hospital where he finds out that he is not ill and he has a very unique superpower. Legion stars Dan Stevens in the lead role with Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Hamish Linklater, Amber Midthunder, Bill Irwin, Harry Lloyd, and Jeremie Harris starring in supporting roles.

Peacemaker (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Peacemaker is a DC superhero action-comedy series created by James Gunn. Based on characters from DC Comics, the Max series follows the story of Peacemaker after the events of 2021 The Suicide Squad. After getting out of the hospital Peacemaker is recruited by a mysterious organization known as A.R.G.U.S. working for Amanda Waller to work on another suicidal mission called Project Butterfly. Peacemaker stars John Cena in the lead role with Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, Chukwudi Iwuji, Steve Agee, and Robert Patrick starring in supporting roles.

Preacher (AMC+ & Prime Video Add-On)

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Preacher is a dark comedy-drama and supernatural adventure series created by Sam Catlin, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. Based on a comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, the AMC series follows the story of a hard-drinking and chain-smoking preacher Jesse Custer who is having a hard time believing in god, and just when he is about to give up he gets an extraordinary which he believes is a gift from god. To better understand his power Jesse goes on a quest with his ex-girlfriend and vampire friend. Preacher stars Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, and Ruth Negga in the lead roles with Lucy Griffiths, W. Earl Brown, Derek Wilson, and Ian Colletti in the lead role with starring in supporting roles.

Watchmen (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Watchmen is a superhero drama limited series created by Damon Lindelof. Based on a 1986 DC Comics series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the HBO series is set 34 years after the events of the comic series and it is set in a world where cops have to hide their identities behind masks because of a white supremacist attack. In the series, we follow the story of Angela Bar, a cop who fights racists. Watchmen stars Regina King in the lead role with Jeremy Irons, Jean Smart, Tom Mison, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Hong Chau, Tim Blake Nelson, and James Wok starring in supporting roles.

Doom Patrol (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Doom Patrol is a dark comedy superhero series created by Jeremy Carver. Based on a DC Comics superhero team of the same name created by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and Bruno Premiani, the Max series follows the story of a group of misfits who have all suffered a terrible accident brought together by The Chief who saved their lives. When The Chief is taken by a dangerous enemy the team must come together to save their leader and save the world in the process. Doom Patrol stars Brendan Fraser, Matt Bomer, April Bowlby, Riley Shanahan, Diane Guerrero, Timothy Dalton, Alan Tudyk, and Joivan Wade starring in supporting roles.

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

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The Umbrella Academy is a dark superhero comedy-drama series created by Steve Blackman. Based on a comic book series of the same name by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, the Netflix series is set in a world where one day in 1989, 43 children with superpowers are inexplicably born to random women, and seven of those children were adopted by an eccentric billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves. The Umbrella Academy follows the story of the estranged Hargreeves siblings brought together by the death of their father as they learn that the world is ending soon and they have to solve a mystery involving their father’s death to save it. The Umbrella Academy stars Aidan Gallagher, Elliot Page, Robert Sheehan, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Justin H. Min, Emmy Raver-Lampman, John Magaro, Colm Feore, and Jordan Claire Robbins.

Misfits (Prime Video, Hulu, Pluto TV & Peacock)

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Misfits is a British superhero comedy-drama series created by Howard Overman. The E4 series follows the story of five juvenile offenders working together on a community service project when a freak electrical storm hits town and ends up giving them all superpowers. Now, they must deal with their newfound power while working together which creates problems because of all of their differing personalities. Misfits stars Robert Sheehan, Lauren Socha, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon, Antonia Thomas, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Matt Stokoe, and Karla Crome.

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