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What to Watch If You Love 'Riverdale'  

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

Riverdale kept viewers on the edge of their seats with its dark and mysterious tone, 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 Riverdale.

Deciding what to watch after Riverdale really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more serious drama with great characters, The End of the F***ing World is a relatively bizarre series on Netflix about a troubled young man that you’ll almost certainly love if you like Riverdale.

Some other movies and TV shows like Riverdale in this list are movies like Heathers, which shows the darker sides of high school life thanks to suicide, drugs, and murder. 13 Reasons Why is another good TV series that deals with the aftermath of a young woman's suicide. Other good TV and movies recommended for Riverdale fans include The Good Doctor, Famous Love, and Big Little Lies.

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Riverdale'
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Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic book series The Sandman, who later became the protagonist of the spin-off comic book series Lucifer written by Mike Carey, both published by DC Comics' Vertigo imprint. The series focuses on Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who is boared with Hell and moves to Los Angeles, where he gets to help the LAPD punish bad guys. ...more on Wikipedia

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13 Reasons Why is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Riverdale'
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13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American television series based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher and adapted by Brian Yorkey. Told through a series of flashbacks, the show revolves around a student, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), who takes her own life after a series of culminating failures, brought on by select individuals within their school, including Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette). ...more on Wikipedia

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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Riverdale'
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Shadowhunters (Freeform, 2016) is an American fantasy television series based on The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare. Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) has just enrolled at Brooklyn Academy of Arts. On her 18th birthday, she learns that she is a Shadowhunter, a human born with angelic blood who protect humans from demons. ...more on Wikipedia

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Riverdale'
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. Intending to stop him, he recruits a team consisting of Ray Palmer/The Atom (Brandon Routh), Sara Lance/White Canary (Caity Lotz), Martin Stein (Victor Garber), and Jefferson "Jax" Jackson (Franz Drameh), who together become the hero Firestorm, Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl, Carter Hall/Hawkman, Leonard Snart/Captain Cold, and Mick Rory/Heat Wave. ...more on Wikipedia

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