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1. Defending Jacob (2020)

TV-MA | 402 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.

Stars: Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones

Votes: 40,142

2. Sharp Objects (2018)

TV-MA | 421 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.

Stars: Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen

Votes: 79,818

3. The Capture (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When a British soldier is charged with a crime, the tenacious young detective handling his case begins to uncover a multi-layered conspiracy.

Stars: Holliday Grainger, Callum Turner, Laura Haddock, Cavan Clerkin

Votes: 11,160

4. Waco (2018)

TV-14 | 292 min | Crime, Drama, History

The FBI and ATF seize religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993.

Stars: Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Sparks

Votes: 18,599

5. And Then There Were None (2015)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ten strangers are invited to an island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Stars: Maeve Dermody, Charles Dance, Toby Stephens, Burn Gorman

Votes: 34,910

6. Alias Grace (2017)

TV-MA | 267 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

In 19th-century Canada, a psychiatrist weighs whether a murderess should be pardoned due to insanity.

Stars: Sarah Gadon, Edward Holcroft, Rebecca Liddiard, Zachary Levi

Votes: 28,228

7. Mindhunter (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Set in the late 1970s, two FBI agents are tasked with interviewing serial killers to solve open cases.

Stars: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross

Votes: 234,443

8. Ozark (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner

Votes: 204,927

9. When They See Us (2019)

TV-MA | 296 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.

Stars: Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris, Ethan Herisse, Marquis Rodriguez

Votes: 101,626

10. Chernobyl (2019)

TV-MA | 330 min | Drama, History, Thriller

In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.

Stars: Jessie Buckley, Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Adam Nagaitis

Votes: 592,844

11. Unbelievable (2019)

TV-MA | 385 min | Crime, Drama

A teenager is charged with lying about having been raped, but two detectives follow the path to the truth.

Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Blake Ellis

Votes: 81,155

12. The Outsider (2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Investigators are confounded over an unspeakable crime that's been committed.

Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Bill Camp, Jeremy Bobb, Mare Winningham

Votes: 68,488

13. Big Little Lies (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The apparently perfect lives of upper-class mothers, at a prestigious elementary school, unravel to the point of murder when a single-mother moves to their quaint Californian beach town.

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 167,506

14. I Know This Much Is True (2020)

TV-MA | 378 min | Drama

Following the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in a story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness.

Stars: Mark Ruffalo, John Procaccino, Rob Huebel, Gabe Fazio

Votes: 15,175

15. The Last Dance (2020)

TV-MA | 491 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Stars: Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, David Aldridge, Scottie Pippen

Votes: 92,337

16. 11.22.63 (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A high school teacher travels back in time to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay, Chris Cooper

Votes: 76,598

17. Anne with an E (2017–2019)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family

The adventures of a young orphan girl living in the late 19th century. Follow Anne as she learns to navigate her new life on Prince Edward Island, in this new take on L.M. Montgomery's classic novels.

Stars: Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson, Dalila Bela

Votes: 43,109

18. Killing Eve (2018–2022)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After a series of events, the lives of a security operative and an assassin become inextricably linked.

Stars: Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia

Votes: 93,290

19. The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

TV-MA | 572 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Stars: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 194,233

20. You (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.

Stars: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Ambyr Childers, Elizabeth Lail

Votes: 156,719

21. Taboo (2017– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.

Stars: Tom Hardy, David Hayman, Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin

Votes: 119,050

22. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)

TV-MA | 236 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A look inside the mind of serial killer Ted Bundy, featuring interviews with him on death row.

Stars: Stephen Michaud, Bob Keppel, Kathleen McChesney, Ward Lucas

Votes: 25,592

23. The Alienist (2018–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Newspaper illustrator John Moore meets with criminal psychologist (alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.

Stars: Daniel Brühl, Dakota Fanning, Luke Evans, Robert Wisdom

Votes: 48,439

24. The Bridge (I) (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.

Stars: Demián Bichir, Diane Kruger, Thomas M. Wright, Ted Levine

Votes: 18,165

25. The Killing (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

Votes: 101,989

26. The Missing (2014–2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Tony and Emily Hughes' vacation turns into a nightmare when their 5-year-old son Oliver disappears from a large celebrating crowd in Northern France.

Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Anastasia Hille, David Morrissey, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 23,169

27. Broadchurch (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan

Votes: 100,252

28. C.B. Strike (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

War veteran turned private detective Cormoran Strike solves brutal murders with the help of his trusted assistant Robin Ellacott.

Stars: Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger, Kerr Logan, Killian Scott

Votes: 12,055

29. The Handmaid's Tale (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Ann Dowd

Votes: 194,171

30. Bloodline (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

A family finds themselves forced to face their past secrets and scars when the black sheep returns home.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Sissy Spacek

Votes: 45,917

31. Prodigal Son (2019–2021)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Malcolm Bright, one of the best criminal psychologists around, uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes.

Stars: Tom Payne, Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage, Aurora Perrineau

Votes: 16,630

32. Bates Motel (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz

Votes: 100,057

33. Castle Rock (2018–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Stars: Bill Skarsgård, André Holland, Lizzy Caplan, Melanie Lynskey

Votes: 40,533

34. Servant (2019– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A Philadelphia couple is in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free, Rupert Grint

Votes: 24,451

35. Dickinson (2019– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson.

Stars: Adrian Enscoe, Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Baryshnikov, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 7,949

36. Truth Be Told (2019– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A true-crime podcaster tries to solve the mystery surrounding a family patriarch's death.

Stars: Octavia Spencer, Rico E. Anderson, Lizzy Caplan, Michael Beach

Votes: 7,040

37. Home Before Dark (2020– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A young girl from the big city uncovers clues to an unsolved cold case while visiting her father's small lakeside town.

Stars: Jim Sturgess, Brooklynn Prince, Abby Miller, Kylie Rogers

Votes: 7,685

38. The Terror (2018–2019)

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Supernatural, semihistorical, horror anthology series, where each season is inspired by a different infamous or mysterious real life historical tragedy.

Stars: Jared Harris, Derek Mio, Tobias Menzies, Kiki Sukezane

Votes: 40,393

39. Mr. Mercedes (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Tells the story of a psychopathic killer who drives a stolen Mercedes into a crowd and a recently retired detective who tries to bring him down.

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Holland Taylor, Jharrel Jerome, Breeda Wool

Votes: 18,200

40. The Exorcist (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan, Hannah Kasulka

Votes: 26,388

41. Marianne (2019)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

When a famous horror writer goes back to her hometown, she finds out that the evil spirit that plagues her dreams is also there in real life.

Stars: Victoire Du Bois, Lucie Boujenah, Tiphaine Daviot, Ralph Amoussou

Votes: 12,711

42. American Crime Story (2016– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Annaleigh Ashford, Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi

Votes: 82,823

43. The Deuce (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.

Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Margarita Levieva

Votes: 25,918

44. Bosch (2014–2021)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

An L.A.P.D. homicide detective works to solve the murder of a thirteen-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick

Votes: 54,017

45. Ratched (2020– )

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In 1947, Mildred Ratched begins working as a nurse at a leading psychiatric hospital. But beneath her stylish exterior lurks a growing darkness.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Finn Wittrock, Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis

Votes: 44,579

46. The Society (2019)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi