Top 10 awesome shows like Defending Jacob that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Defending Jacob 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 Morten Tyldum, Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery . Here goes the list -

  1. The City and the City
  2. Deception
  3. Lie to Me
  4. Life on Mars
  5. Rosewood
  6. Wallander
  7. Instinct
  8. Broadchurch
  9. Shark
  10. In the Dark
  1. The City and the City

    The City and the City

    Inspector Tyador BorlĂș of the Extreme Crime Squad in the European city-state of Beszel, investigates the murder of a student from Beszel's twin-city of Ul Qoman - which occupies the same space but is perceived differently.

    This show, created by Tom Shankland, Christian Camargo and Ron Cook, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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  2. Deception

    Deception

    A female detective returns undercover to the wealthy family she grew up in -- as the maid's daughter to solve the murder of the notorious heiress who was once her closest friend.

    This show, created by Jonas Pate, Meagan Good and Laz Alonso, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies and Vudu.

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  3. Lie to Me

    Lie to Me

    About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

    This show, created by Daniel Sackheim, Tim Roth and Kelli Williams, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu.

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  4. Life on Mars

    Life on Mars

    A present day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s.

    This show, created by Michael Katleman, Jason OMara and Michael Imperioli, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video and Microsoft Store.

  5. Rosewood

    Rosewood

    Miami pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. finds secrets in people's bodies using his state-of-the-art laboratory equipment.

    This show, created by James Roday, Morris Chestnut and Jaina Lee Ortiz, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu and Tubi Tv.

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  6. Wallander

    Wallander

    A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

    This show, created by Benjamin Caron, Kenneth Branagh and Richard McCabe, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  7. Instinct

    Instinct

    A former CIA operative (Cumming), who has since built a "normal" life as a gifted professor and writer, is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose.

    This show, created by Douglas Aarniokoski, Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Cbs.

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  8. Broadchurch

    Broadchurch

    The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

    This show, created by James Strong, David Tennant and Olivia Colman, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  9. Shark

    Shark

    Sebastian Stark is a Los Angeles hot-shot lawyer, who leaves his lucrative career as a defender of rich criminals to try public prosecution under the District Attorney. He forms a trial team of his own, consisting of young lawyers, like Casey Woodland, son of a legislator, who get an opportunity to learn straight from the master, if they can stand his hellish pace, and walk the tight rope between respecting the law while using it and winning whatever it takes. A Private Investigator helps out digging up factual information. In nearly every episode, a criminal is found out and put behind bars, after testing out tactics in Stark's private mock court, Sebastian often also has to deal with his daughter Julie, who surprisingly chose to live with him, rather than her mother, in New York City, after their divorce.

    This show, created by Adam Davidson, James Woods and Danielle Panabaker, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery

    You can watch this on Hulu.

  10. In the Dark

    In the Dark

    As she deals with an unexpected pregnancy, D.I. Helen Weeks must return to the hometown she loathes to help her childhood best friend, who finds herself at the centre of a media frenzy following the abduction of two teenage girls.

    This show, created by Gilles Bannier, Ben Batt and MyAnna Buring, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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