Chernobyl kept viewers on the edge of their seats with heart-pounding drama, 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 Chernobyl.
Deciding what to watch after Chernobyl really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more historical dramas, Mindhunter is a slow burn drama that you’ll almost certainly love if you like Chernobyl.
Some other movies and TV shows like Chernobyl in this list are movies like Contagion, which follows a global pandemic. The Terror is another good TV series that blends WWII with supernatural elements. Other good TV and movies recommended for Chernobyl fans include Band of Brothers, When They See Us, and Outbreak.
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- Photo: Mindhunter / NetflixMindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the true crime book by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) interview imprisoned serial killers to understand how they think, with the hope of applying this knowledge to solve ongoing cases.... more315Can't wait to watch next?
- Photo: NetflixWhen They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava DuVernay, based on the 1989 Central Park jogger case. The notorious case of five teenagers of color, called the "Cenral Park Five," who were convicted of a crime they did not commit.... more3011Can't wait to watch next?
- Photo: The TerrorThe Terror (AMC, 2018) is an American horror drama anthology television series developed by David Kajganich, based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons. A new story each season, the show follows explorer ships in the first season, and centers on Japanese folklore in the second season.... more224Can't wait to watch next?
- Photo: HBOBand of Brothers is a 2001 American WWII drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who had collaborated on the 1998 WWII film Saving Private Ryan. The episodes first aired in 2001 on HBO. The series dramatizes the history of the "Easy" Company from jump training in the U.S. through its participation in major actions in Europe, and up until Japan's capitulation and WWII end's. ... more2611Can't wait to watch next?