What to Watch If You Love 'The Good Wife'  

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

If you just finished The Good Wife 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 Good Wife that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of courtroom drama that you had while watching your favorite episodes.

With lots of options, including Suits, a show about a successful attorney who knowingly brings a con artist to his firm to train him as an attorney, and even movies like The Firm, about a young, new attorney who finds himself representing some rather dangerous people, deciding what to watch after The Good Wife will really just depend on your mood.

This list of shows similar to The Good Wife is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other The Good Wife fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes.

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like The Good Wife? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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The Good Fight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Good Wife'
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The Good Fight (CBS All Access, 2017) is a legal and political drama television series, a spin-off of the 2009 series The Good Wife. A year after the finale of The Good Wife, an enormous financial scam destroys the reputation of young lawyer Maia (Rose Leslie) and wipes out the savings of her mentor Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski). The two are forced out of Lockhart & Lee and join Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms. ...more on Wikipedia

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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Good Wife'
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Scandal (ABC, 2012) is an American political thriller television series created by Shonda Rhimes. A former White House Communications Director (Kerry Washington) starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets. ...more on Wikipedia

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Drop Dead Diva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Good Wife'
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Drop Dead Diva is an American legal comedy-drama/fantasy television series that aired on Lifetime from July 12, 2009 to June 22, 2014. The series was created by Josh Berman and produced by Sony Pictures Television. It stars Brooke Elliott as Jane, a plus-size lawyer whose body is inhabited by the soul of a fashion model. On October 25, 2013, Lifetime renewed the series for a sixth and final season, which premiered on Sunday, March 23, 2014 and concluded on June 22, 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

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Suits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Good Wife'
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Suits is a USA Network legal drama created by Aaron Korsh that stars Patrick J. Adams as Michael "Mike" Ross and Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter. The first episode debuted on June 23, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere. ...more on Wikipedia

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