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7 Best Shows Like ‘Under the Bridge’ To Watch If You Love The Series

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True crime is getting more and more entertaining by the day and I don’t if that’s a good thing or a bad one. We have another brilliant true crime drama series, Under the Bridge, created by Quinn Shephard. Based on a 2005 book of the same name by Rebecca Godfrey, the Hulu series is set in 1997 and it follows the murder case of a 14-year-old girl which we see through the eyes of local police officer Cam Bentland and the author Godfrey. Under the Bridge stars Lily Gladstone and Riley Keough in the lead roles with Virtika Gupta, Chloe Guidry, Javon “Wanna” Walton, and Izzy G starring in supporting roles. So, if you love the thrilling and dreadful story of Under the Bridge, here are some other shows that have similar tone and story elements that you should check out next.

Under the Banner of Heaven (Hulu)

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Under the Banner of Heaven is a true crime drama series created by Dustin Lance Black. Based on a 2003 non-fiction book by Jon Krakauer, the FX series follows the story of a religious police detective Jeb Pyre, whose faith is completely shaken as he tries to solve the brutal murder case of Latter-day Saint mother and her baby daughter which involves the LDS Church. Under the Banner of Heaven stars Andrew Garfield in the lead role with Gil Birmingham, Adelaide Clemens, Sandra Seacat, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Billy Howle, Wyatt Russell, Chloe Pirrie, Sam Worthington, Denise Gough, Seth Numrich, Rory Culkin, Britt Irvin, Christopher Heyerdahl, Megan Leitch, and Taylor St. Pierre starring in supporting roles.

Mare of Easttown (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Mare of Easttown is a mystery crime drama miniseries created by Brad Ingelsby. The HBO series is set in the fictional suburb of Easttown, Philadelphia and it follows the story of police detective Marianne “Mare” Sheehan as she investigates the brutal murder of a teenage mother while also trying to deal with personal issues. Mare of Easttown stars Kate Winslet in the lead role with Evan Peters, Angourie Rice, Jean Smart, Julianne Nicholson, Cailee Spaeny, Ruby Cruz, Guy Pearce, and Sosie Bacon starring in supporting roles.

The Sinner (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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The Sinner is a dark psychological crime drama series created by Derek Simonds. Based on a 1999 novel of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr, the anthology series follows the story of Detective Harry Ambrose as he tries to understand the motive behind a very violent murder. To do this he delves into the past of the suspect who seems troubled but nowhere near the point of doing what she had done. The Sinner stars Bill Pullman in the lead role with Jessica Hecht, Jessica Biel, Christopher Abbott, Abby Miller, Dohn Norwood, Elisha Henig, Carrie Coon, Tracy Letts, and Matt Bomer starring in supporting roles.

The Undoing (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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The Undoing is a mystery thriller miniseries created by Big Little Lies’ David E. Kelley. Based on a 2014 novel titled You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, the HBO series follows the story of a successful therapist in New York City Grace Fraser who seems to have it all with her dedicated husband and her son attending one of the most elite private school in the city but a series of events lead to a violent death and all the terribleness that comes after that. The Undoing stars Nicole Kidman in the lead role with Hugh Grant, Noah Jupe, Édgar Ramírez, Lily Rabe, Matilda De Angelis, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Edan Alexander, and Annaleigh Ashford starring in supporting roles.

Cruel Summer (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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Cruel Summer is a teen mystery thriller drama created by Bert V. Royal. The Freeform anthology series is set in the mid-90s and it follows the story of two teenage girls, one of whom mysteriously disappears and the other strangely takes her place in the community. Cruel Summer stars Olivia Holt and Chiara Aurelia in the lead role with Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Brooklyn Sudano, Blake Lee, Allius Barnes, Nathaniel Ashton, and Michael Landes starring in supporting roles.

Sharp Objects (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Sharp Objects is a dark psychological drama based on the debut novel of Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. The HBO series is adapted for screen by Marti Noxon and it follows the story of crime reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her small hometown to look into the disappearance of two young girls one of whom was found dead. While looking into the case Camille also rekindles her traumatic past as she gets closer with her estranged family. Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams in the lead role with Patricia Clarkson, Eliza Scanlen, Chris Messina, Sydney Sweeney, Elizabeth Perkins, Taylor Smith, and Madison Davenport starring in supporting roles.

Top of the Lake (Hulu, Tubi & Rent on Prime Video)

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Top of the Lake is a dark crime drama series created by Academy Award-winning director Jane Campion and Gerard Lee. The 2013 series is set in New Zealand and it follows the story of Detective Robin Griffin as she tries to solve the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl, whose father is the local drug lord. Top of the Lake stars Elisabeth Moss in the lead role with David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Tom Wright, Holly Hunter, Kip Chapman, Jacqueline Joe, Robyn Nevin, and Calvin Tuteao starring in supporting roles.

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