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What to Watch If You Love 'The Flash' 

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Updated November 21, 2019 171 votes 30 voters 46 items

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

The Flash kept viewers on the edge of their seats with action-packed superhero drama, 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 The Flash.

Deciding what to watch after The Flash really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more series based on comic characters, Arrow is a superhero show that you’ll almost certainly love if you like The Flash.

Some other movies and TV shows like The Flash in this list are movies like The Avengers Franchise, which features some of Marvel's biggest names. Smallville is another good TV series that combines human drama with superhero action. Other good TV and movies recommended for The Flash fans include Lucifer, Batman Begins, and The Gifted.

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Flash'
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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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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Flash'
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Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series, initially broadcast by The WB, premiered on October 16, 2001. After Smallville '​s fifth season, The WB and UPN merged to form The CW, the series' later United States broadcaster. Smallville, which ended its tenth and final season on May 13, 2011, follows Clark Kent in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas, before he becomes known as Superman. The first four seasons focus on Clark and his friends in high school. After season five Smallville ventures into adult settings, eventually focusing on ...more on Wikipedia

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Flash'
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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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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Flash'
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Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being stranded on a hostile island, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) returns home to fight the wrong doers as a secret vigilante whose weapon of choice is a bow and arrow. ...more on Wikipedia

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