Top 10 awesome shows like The Wire that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Wire 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 Joe Chappelle, Dominic West and John Doman . Here goes the list -

  1. Brotherhood
  2. The Take
  3. The Shield
  4. Sons of Anarchy
  5. Southland
  6. Banshee
  7. Peaky Blinders
  8. Major Crimes
  9. Jessica Jones
  10. Thief
  1. Brotherhood

    Brotherhood

    Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

    This show, created by Ed Bianchi, Jason Isaacs and Jason Clarke, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

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  2. The Take

    The Take

    Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.

    This show, created by David Drury, Shaun Evans and Tom Hardy, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  3. The Shield

    The Shield

    Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

    This show, created by Guy Ferland, Michael Chiklis and Catherine Dent, scores 8.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Thriller

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  4. Sons of Anarchy

    Sons of Anarchy

    A biker struggles to balance being a father and being involved in an outlaw motorcycle club.

    This show, created by Paris Barclay, Charlie Hunnam and Katey Sagal, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Thriller

    You can watch this on Hulu.

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  5. Southland

    Southland

    The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

    This show, created by Christopher Chulack, Michael Cudlitz and Shawn Hatosy, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

  6. Banshee

    Banshee

    An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.

    This show, created by Ole Christian Madsen, Antony Starr and Ivana Milicevic, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Action

    You can watch this on Directv, Hbo Now Amazon Channel and Hbo Now.

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  7. Peaky Blinders

    Peaky Blinders

    A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England; centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.

    This show, created by Colm McCarthy, Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory, scores 8.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  8. Major Crimes

    Major Crimes

    The Closer (2005) spin-off series, which follows Captain Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department.

    This show, created by Michael M. Robin, Mary McDonnell and G.W. Bailey, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv and Fubotv.

  9. Jessica Jones

    Jessica Jones

    Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.

    This show, created by Uta Briesewitz, Krysten Ritter and Rachael Taylor, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Action

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  10. Thief

    Thief

    When it comes to pulling heists, Nick Atwater is a master. But when it comes to his family life he is not as successful. But there are far bigger problems ahead, will he and his team be able to make a clean getaway?

    This show, created by John David Coles, Andre Braugher and Mae Whitman, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

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