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What to Watch If You Love 'The Blacklist'  

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

The Blacklist is a espionage thriller that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like The Blacklist, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows similar to The Blacklist often involve catching bad guys through unusual means, and if you’re looking for more criminal-laden suspense, The Blacklist: Redemption is sure to fill the void. This show is a direct spinoff to The Blacklist, so it's sure to scratch the itch now that you're finished watching the show. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like The Blacklist, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the most ardent fans. Take The Bourne Identity, for instance. This movie deals with espionage in a more hands-on fashion, and is a great choice for any Blacklist fans.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of The Blacklist’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Blacklist, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So, what are your favorite The Blacklist-esque movies and TV shows? Vote the best projects up to the top of this list.

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Blacklist'
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Fans of The Blacklist’s devilish side will have a hard time finding a more devilish series as Lucifer follows the exploits of a hell-spawn who punishes baddies in Los Angeles.

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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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Blacklist'
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Members of The Blacklist community who enjoy shows utilizing unconventional means to catch criminals will want to check out this drama.

Person of Interest is an American science fiction drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a former CIA officer, who is recruited by mysterious billionaire Harold Finch to prevent incidents in New York City. Season 4 premiered September 23, 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Blacklist'
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Fans of dramas centered on politics and underdog stories will enjoy this series. 

Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the President and all members of his Cabinet except for U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Tom Kirkman, who has been named the designated survivor. Kirkman is immediately sworn in as President, unaware that the attack is just the beginning of what is to come. ...more on Wikipedia

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Blacklist'
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Fans of The Blacklist who enjoy the series' central focus of redemption will enjoy this drama about an ex-agent looking for restitution. 

Burn Notice is an American television series created by Matt Nix which originally aired on the USA Network from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013. The show stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless, and beginning in Season 4, Coby Bell. ...more on Wikipedia

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