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What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'

Updated May 15, 2020 1.7k votes 285 voters 10.9k views51 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles where he runs his own nightclub and becomes a consultant to the LAPD.... more on Wikipedia
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    Poldark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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    Poldark (BBC One, 2015) is a British-American drama television series created by Debbie Horsfield, based on the novels by Winston Graham. Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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    Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Outlander'
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    Downton Abbey (PBS, 2010) is a British historical drama television series created by Julian Fellowes. A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early twentieth century.... more on Wikipedia
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