If Peaky Blinders Has You Hooked, These 10 Series Will Only Deepen the Addiction
Here are 10 series to satisfy your craving for crime, drama, and a dash of history.
1. Boardwalk Empire
Picture it: Atlantic City, 1920, the start of Prohibition. Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, a corrupt political figure, is rolling in the dough. He's bootlegging, selling booze illegally.
But, here's the catch, Nucky's not the only one wanting a piece of the action. Competing gangsters, the Feds sniffing around, what could go wrong? Get ready for backstabbing, shootouts, and a history lesson in mob politics!
2. Mad Men
Imagine you're an advertising genius, Don Draper, in the swinging '60s. You're juggling secrets, love affairs, and more whiskey than any liver should handle. Now add in office politics, as the show sheds light on the early days of the advertising world.
It's smoky rooms, sharp suits, and tension that could cut through a billboard!
Fast forward to the late 20th century, Colombia. The cocaine trade is booming, and guess who's at the helm? Pablo Escobar, that's who.
It's a whirlwind of money, power, and the cat-and-mouse chase between law enforcement and drug lords. Do you like your action with a side of suspense? Well, this one's got both, and it's served hot!
4. The Sopranos
What's a list of crime dramas without the boss of all mob bosses, Tony Soprano? A hardened mafioso, he's got it all—money, respect, and a never-ending supply of problems.
From rival gangs to FBI wiretaps, Tony's plate is full. Not to mention the family drama—no, not that family, his actual family! Now watch as he navigates it all while seeing a therapist. Hey, even mobsters need a little therapy, right?
Welcome to Charming, California, where life is anything but charming. Meet Jax Teller, heir to the outlaw motorcycle club, Sons of Anarchy. As he tries to find his own path, Jax finds himself torn between loyalty to the club and his own family.
From arms dealing to internal power struggles, it's a roaring ride through the underworld of biker gangs!
6. Breaking Bad
Who said high school chemistry teachers can't have a dark side? Enter Walter White, a timid teacher who discovers he has terminal cancer.
Desperate to provide for his family, he teams up with former student Jesse Pinkman to cook meth. From humble beginnings in an RV to ruling a drug empire, watch as Walter descends into the criminal world, one batch at a time.
7. The Crown
It's like a history lesson, but with more intrigue, scandal, and royal secrets than you can shake a scepter at!
When financial planner Marty Byrde gets in too deep with a Mexican cartel, he hatches a wild plan: relocate to the Ozarks and launder money. Sounds easy, right? Not so much.
Between local criminals, a skeptical wife, and the ever-watchful eyes of the cartel, Marty's got his hands full. Dive into this rollercoaster of twists, turns, and suspense!
What turns a well-meaning lawyer into a slippery, fast-talking criminal? Just ask Jimmy McGill. From courtroom antics to cons with colorful characters, watch as Jimmy slowly transforms into the infamous "Saul Goodman".
It's a prequel to Breaking Bad, but with a legal twist and a whole lot of charm.
Step into the lawless town of Deadwood, South Dakota, during the Gold Rush. Saloon owner Al Swearengen rules with an iron fist, but the arrival of Sheriff Seth Bullock threatens his reign.
As they battle for control, watch the town's inhabitants struggle for survival in a world where the line between right and wrong is as blurred as the whisky in their glasses.