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What to Watch If You Love 'American Gods'  

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American Gods is a fantasy series depicting the ongoing struggle between the gods of the old world and those of the new that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like American Gods, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows similar to American Gods often bridge into fantasy or theology, and if you’re looking for more mysterious characters, Good Omens is sure to fill the void. This show was written by the same author, Neil Gaiman (along with Terry Pratchett). It revolves around the coming apocalypse and an angel and demon's attempts to keep it from happening. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like American Gods, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the most finicky of fans. Take The Prophecy, for instance. This movie depicts the battle between Heaven and Hell for the soul of a single man and is a great choice for any American Gods fans.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of American Gods’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like American Gods, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So, what are your favorite American Gods-esque movies and TV shows? Vote the best projects up to the top of this list.

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'American Gods'
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Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because of her good deeds by helping get innocent people get off, she realizes there has been a mistake. Now Eleanor will do anything to stay in The Good Place. ...more on Wikipedia

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'American Gods'
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6 4 VOTES

Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), a police chief (David Harbour), and his friends, must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back. ...more on Wikipedia

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Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'American Gods'
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Luke Cage (Netflix, 2016) is an American web television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker, based on the Marvel Comics character. When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) as he attempts to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city. ...more on Wikipedia

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'American Gods'
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8 2 VOTES

Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression, is recruited by an insurrectionary anarchist known as "Mr. Robot" (Christian Slater) to join a group of hacktivists eager to take down the world's largest conglomerate. ...more on Wikipedia

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