The Sinner kept viewers on the edge of their seats with its twists and turns, 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 Sinner.
Deciding what to watch after The Sinner really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more crime dramas, Sharp Objects is a mystery thriller that you’ll almost certainly love if you like The Sinner.
Some other movies and TV shows like The Sinner in this list are movies like Zodiac, which centers on detectives trying to solve murders. Mindhunter is another good TV series that focuses on serial killers. Other good TV and movies recommended for The Sinner fans include The Killing, American Crime Story, and Gone Baby Gone.
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This anthology investagative drama series from HBO is the a great choice to dive into after finishing The Sinner if you're craving something in a similar vein.True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto. Each season focuses on detectives investigating violent offences.... more on WikipediaIs this a good next watch?
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Fans of investigative crime dramas, like The Sinner, will love this British serial featuring a star-studded cast of some of the island's greatest actors.Broadchurch (ITV, 2013) is a British serial crime drama television series created by Chris Chibnall. Police detectives DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) investigate a brutal murder in a small coastal town.... more on WikipediaIs this a good next watch?
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Fans of The Sinner will love this period crime drama that explores the behavioral science behind the minds of imprisoned serial killers.Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the true crime book by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) interview imprisoned serial killers to understand how they think, with the hope of applying this knowledge to solve ongoing cases.... more on WikipediaIs this a good next watch?
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This dark mystery film from the director of Fight Club and Gone Girl is the perfect choice when you want your fictional detectives just a little bit on the obsessive side.Zodiac 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.... more on WikipediaIs this a good next watch?