If you just finished The Alienist 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 The Alienist that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of suspense that you had while watching your favorite episodes of The Alienist.
With lots of options, including The Outsider, a show that features a detective on the hunt for a serial killer, and even movies like Sherlock Holmes, a period mystery film also set during the 1890s, deciding what to watch after The Alienist will really just depend on your mood.
This list of shows The Alienist is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other The Alienist fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes. So what are your favorite movies and TV series like The Alienist? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.
- Briarpatch (USA, 2020) is an American anthology series based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name. An investigator (Rosario Dawson) returns home to solve the death of her sister from a car-bombing. The search for a killer unravels a system of corruption in her small border town.... more227Is this a good option?
- Photo: Paramount PicturesZodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1986 non-fiction book by Robert Graysmith. In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist (Jake Gyllenhaal) becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.... more182Is this a good option?
- Photo: Lifetime7You (Lifetime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble, based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes. A clever bookstore manager (Penn Badgley) relies on his savvy Internet know-how to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him.... more217Is this a good option?
- Photo: HBOSharp Objects (HBO, 2018) is an American miniseries created by Marti Nixon, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn. Fresh out of a psych hospital for her years of self-harm, crime reporter Camille Preaker (Amy Adams) returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two little girls.... more2110Is this a good option?