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What to Watch If You Love 'Homeland'

Updated April 21, 2020 3.3k votes 603 voters 48.3k views50 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Homeland will love.

If you just finished Homeland 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 Homeland that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of suspense and political intrigue that you had while watching your favorite episodes of Homeland.

With lots of options, including House of Cards, a show about a cunning politician's rise to power alongside his (and her) willingness to do anything, and even movies like The Departed, about police corruption and the fight to do what's right, deciding what to watch after Homeland will really just depend on your mood.

This list of Homeland-esque is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other Homeland fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes.

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Homeland? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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  • Bodyguard
    Photo: Netflix

    Fans of Homeland should check out The Bodyguard, a British political action series featuring many of the same wartime themes. 

    Bodyguard (Netflix, 2018) is a British television political thriller drama series created by Jed Mercurio. Police Sergeant David Budd (Richard Madden), a heroic British Army war-veteran suffering from PTSD, struggles with his newest assignment: to protect the ambitious Home Secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes), whose politics stand for everything he despises.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Wire
    Photo: HBO

    Homeland supporters who like crime dramas will be drawn to this HBO show about cops in Baltimore. 

    The Wire (HBO, 2002) is an American crime drama television series created and written by David Simon. The series features the Baltimore drug scene, as seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Breaking Bad
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    Admirers of Homeland will enjoy Breaking Bad if they like dramas with a questionable moral compass.

    Breaking Bad (AMC, 2008) is an American neo-Western crime drama television series created by Vince Gilligan. After being diagnosed with cancer, a depressed high school chemistry teacher (Bryan Cranston), with the help of his former student (Aaron Paul), decides to produce and sell methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Blacklist
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    Appealing, snarky drama is a great selection for Homeland enthusiasts looking for a new series with a unique central character.

    The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon Bokenkamp. In exchange for immunity from prosecution, a high-profile criminal (James Spader) volunteers to help the FBI capture the world's most dangerous criminals.... more on Wikipedia
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