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What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'  

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

Outlander kept viewers on the edge of their seats with a harrowing tale of a woman who is thrust out of her own time, 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 Outlander.

Deciding what to watch after Outlander really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more fantasy/sci-fi/adventure, Taboo is a seriously intense period drama that has action, romance, and adventure that you’ll almost certainly love if you like Outlander.

Other movies and TV shows like Outlander in this list are movies like The Others, which is a semi-period piece about what happens to us after we die. The Magicians is another good TV series with its own unique world of behind-the-scenes intrigue and magic. Other good TV and movies recommended for Outlander fans include The White Queen, Mindhunter, and Game of Thrones.

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

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The Crown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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The Tudors is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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