If you just finished Broadchurch and feel like it’s left a gaping hole in your life, there’s no need to despair. We’ve compiled this list of movies and TV shows similar to Broadchurch that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of brooding and heartache that you had while watching your favorite episodes of Broadchurch.
With lots of options, including Whitechapel, a show that gave life to Broadchurch thanks to its cancellation, and even movies like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, a film that dives into the darkness of an extended murder investigation, deciding what to watch after Broadchurch will really just depend on your mood.
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Broadchurch fans will admire this show about a strong female detective investigating a series of murders.The Fall (BBC Two, 2013) is a British-Irish crime drama television series created by Allan Cubitt. Metropolitan Police Superintendent Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) sets out to capture a family man (Jamie Dornan) who lives a double life as a serial killer.... moreGreat next watch?
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Fans of Broadchurch will appreciate this new take on the classic literary detective with two great performances at the show's center.Sherlock (BBC One, 2010) is a British crime television series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, based on stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The brilliant yet insensitive detective (Benedict Cumberbatch) partners up with a war doctor (Martin Freeman) to solve crimes in modern-day London.... moreGreat next watch?
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Viewers of Broadchurch will enjoy its American remake Gracepoint, also starring David Tennant.Gracepoint is an American crime drama television series created by Chris Chibnall. It is a remake of Chibnall's UK drama series Broadchurch, and also stars that series' lead, David Tennant, along with Anna Gunn, as two detectives investigating the murder of a boy in a small, tightly knit coastal town. The series premiered on October 2, 2014, on Fox. Its 10-episode test run was promoted as a "limited series" by the network. On December 15, 2014, Fox announced that the series would not be renewed for a second season.... moreGreat next watch?
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A dark, British drama about a police detective featuring a top-notch lead performance, Broadchurch fans will love this show.Luther (BBC One, 2011) is a British crime serial drama created by Neil Cross. DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.... moreGreat next watch?