Dexter changed the TV game by blurring the line between cops and criminals, so it can be hard to find shows like Dexter to binge after finishing the iconic series. Luckily, this list has you covered if you're looking for something similar. Shows like Dexter sometimes follow criminals with a moral code while movies like Dexter are often slasher films. What to watch after Dexter really depends on your mood.
What are some movies and TV shows featured on this list of recommendations for Dexter fans? Silence of the Lambs is a crime drama that finds the FBI recruiting the aid of convicted serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in order to find a murderer on the loose. Breaking Bad is also good viewing material for fans of Dexter. If you love Dexter actor Michael C. Hall, check out Six Feet Under in which he plays funeral director David Fisher. Other good movie and TV series recommendations for Dexter viewers include Memento, Seven, and American Horror Story.
Do you have any recommendations for fans of Dexter? Take a look at this list and please add any good movies or TV shows we may have missed.
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Hannibal is a wickedly entertaining series of cat-and-mouse.Criminal profiler Will Graham teams up with Dr. Hannibal Lecter to hunt serial killers.
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The Silence of the Lambs is a classic crime tale featuring the infamous Hannibal Lecter.Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.
You and Dexter both feature a killer you can't help but empathize with.An obsessive 20-something uses the digital age to make a woman fall in love with him.
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Breaking Bad and Dexter tell a similar story about the people most unassuming can often be the most dangerous.A high-school chemistry teacher has a midlife crisis.