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What to Watch If You Love 'Gotham' 

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Updated December 11, 2019 149 votes 30 voters 47 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of Gotham will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Gotham.

Gotham is a superhero-esque crime series centered around the future Commissioner James Gordon, Batman's confidant in the Gotham City Police Department. The show has 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 Gotham, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows similar to Gotham often involve superheroes, or their less-empowered allies, and if you’re looking for more action, adventure, and intrigue, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is sure to fill the void. This show similarly deals with the regular folks who often find themselves working with, for, and against superpowered individuals. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Gotham, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Batman Begins, for instance. This movie serves as a rebooted origin for the Dark Knight, and is a great choice for any Gotham fans.

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

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

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gotham'
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Batman Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gotham'
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Batman: The Animated Ser... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gotham'
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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Gotham'
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