Top 10 awesome shows like Deadwood that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching Deadwood and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Ed Bianchi, Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane . Here goes the list -
- The Borgias
- Boardwalk Empire
- Marco Polo
- In Cold Blood
- The White Princess
- Into the West
- Our Friends in the North
In the fifteenth century, Pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war, and marriage alliances.
This show, created by Neil Jordan, Jeremy Irons and François Arnaud, scores 7.9 on IMDb.
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An Atlantic City, New Jersey politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
This show, created by Timothy Van Patten, Steve Buscemi and Kelly Macdonald, scores 8.5 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Crime | DramaWatch Trailer
Each season of this multi award winning Television series takes you through a 13 episode run in the rise and fall of real life Australian underworld figures as told from both sides of the law. As each new season unfolds you are in a different time period and City with new Crime Bosses and the Police that try to bring them to justice.
This show, created by Tony Tilse, Caroline Craig and Gary Bennett, scores 8.1 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Crime | Drama
In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.
This show, created by Daniel Minahan, Lorenzo Richelmy and Benedict Wong, scores 8.0 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | Adventure
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Set during the Tong Wars in the late 1800s, Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy originating from China to San Francisco, ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown
This show, created by Loni Peristere, Andrew Koji and Jason Tobin, scores 8.2 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | ActionWatch Trailer
At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation. This film is based on Truman Capote's hauntingly detailed, psychologically penetrating nonfiction novel. While in prison, Dick Hickock, 28, hears a cell-mate's story about $10,000 in cash kept in a home safe by a prosperous rancher. When he's paroled, Dick persuades ex-con Perry Smith, 31, to join him in going after the stash. On a November night in 1959, Dick and Perry break into the Holcomb, Kansas, house of Herb Clutter. Enraged at finding no safe, they wake the sleeping family and brutally kill them all. The bodies are found by two friends who come by before Sunday church. The murders shock the small Great Plains town, where doors are routinely left unlocked. Detective Alvin Dewey of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation heads the case, but there are no clues, no apparent motive and no suspects...
This show, created by Jonathan Kaplan, Anthony Edwards and Eric Roberts, scores 6.2 on IMDb.
Genres - Crime | Drama | HistoryWatch Trailer
Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name, the story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII.
This show, created by Jamie Payne, Jodie Comer and Rebecca Benson, scores 7.6 on IMDb.
Genres - History | DramaWatch Trailer
Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans.
This show, created by Robert Dornhelm, Joseph M. Marshall and Irene Bedard, scores 8.0 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Adventure | Drama
A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends, Nicky, Geordie, Mary, and Tosker, from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal years (1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1987, and 1995) the personal lives of the characters become intertwined with the political struggles of their home town of Newcastle, and the capital, London. We also see the machinations behind the scenes that affect their lives, often for the worse: slum housing projects, police corruption, the rise of Thatcherism, political sleaze, and specific events like the 1984 Miners' Strike.
This show, created by Simon Cellan Jones, Christopher Eccleston and Mark Strong, scores 8.7 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama