TV Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Mindhunter  

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Wondering what to watch after Mindhunter? This list has you covered. The acclaimed true crime series gets viewers straight into the minds of serial killers, but it's far from the only show on the air that allows you to delve into the rabbit hole that is the mind of a murderer. If you're itching for something equally eerie to watch after binging the series, there are many Mindhunter similar TV shows and movies to satisfy your macabre cravings. 

What movies and TV shows will you find on this recommendations list? Silence of the Lambs also finds a detective enlisting the help of a convicted murderer to solve an ongoing crime.  When it comes to TV series like Mindhunter, shows like Dexter and Criminal Minds let you into the minds of murderers. You can even try a true crime series, like Forensic Files or Making A Murderer. With so much great programs out there, Mindhunter fans won't have to look too hard to find something new to watch. 

Do you have a favorite show or movie like Mindhunter? Vote up the best movies and shows like Mindhunter below. Feel free to add any quality programming we may have missed! 

The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Mindhunter
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The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime and horror genres. Directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn, the film is based on Thomas Harris' 1988 novel of the same name, his second to feature Hannibal ...more

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Mindhunter
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Dexter


Dexter is an American television drama series. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down murderers who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system. The ...more

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Mindhunter
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Seven


Seven is a 1995 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher. The film stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, with Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, John C. McGinley, and Kevin Spacey in supporting roles. It was directed by David Fincher based on a screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker. The ...more

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Mindhunter
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The Mentalist


The Mentalist is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2008 until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS. The show was created by Bruno Heller, who is also its executive producer. The show follows former "psychic" Patrick Jane, ...more

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