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What To Watch If You Love '12 Monkeys'

Updated July 13, 2020 496 votes 28 voters48 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of '12 Monkeys' will love.

12 Monkeys kept viewers on the edge of their seats with high-stakes time travel, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to 12 Monkeys.

Deciding what to watch after 12 Monkeys really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more science fiction, Travelers is a post-apocalyptic action drama that you’ll almost certainly love if you like 12 Monkeys.

Some other movies and TV shows like 12 Monkeys in this list are movies like Predestination, which features time travel, espionage, and several twists along the way. The Man in the High Castle is another good TV series that finds characters going up against a powerful organization. Other good TV and movies recommended for 12 Monkeys fans include Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Fringe, and ARQ.

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  • Travelers
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