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12 Shows Like Snowpiercer That Are Must-Watch!

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Snowpiercer is one of the best thriller dramas of 2020. The story literally portrays the reality of class welfare social injustice, and the politics involved n the survival of the people on a frozen island. If you haven’t watched it yet then it’s a must-watch series. And for everyone who has watched it, then here are the other 12 thriller shows like Snowpiercer which you should add to your watchlist. 

Electric Dreams

12 Shows Like Snowpiercer

Electric Dreams is a 2017 science fiction television series developed by Ronald D Moore and Michael Dinner. It is based on the short stories written by Philip K Dick. The series has a total of 10 episodes aired on Channel 4. The 10 episodes deal with ten different works of Philip K Dick. The first episode, ‘Hood Maker’ discusses how a telepath Honour and Agent Ross solves the case of a mysterious individual named ‘Hood Maker.’ the second episode is the story of two bored space tour guides who gets an offer from a 342-year-old woman to take her on a final trip to earth, which is a non-existent planet. The third episode of the series is about a railway worker at a working station, whose life takes a drastic turn when he meets a passenger named Linda who asks ticket for a non-existent destination named ‘Macon Heights.’

The fourth episode is about a guy working in a company that produces synthetic humanoids. His life gets in trouble when he gets an offer from a lady to sell the humanoids illegally. The fifth episode is about the couple Sarah and George who lives in a different timeline, Sarah lives in the future and George lives in the present. The sixth episode is about two military couples who are trapped in a loveless marriage and things get worse when one of them gets attacked. The seventh episode shows the relationship between a father and son, and the emotions that the son goes through when he realizes that his father is not real. The eighth episode is about a story that takes place years after the nuclear war and a company that still faces the consequences of the war. The ninth episode is about places of the same country, one which is highly tech-savvy and the other one which rejects technology. The last and final episode is about government and political affair 

WHERE TO WATCH: Amazon Prime

Into The Night

12 Shows Like Snowpiercer

Into the Night is a science fiction drama based on the science fiction novel ‘Old Axolotl’ by  Jacek Dukaj. The thriller series is developed by Jason George. The series has two seasons with a total of 12 episodes. The first season of the series shows the hijack of a group of people on a red-eye flight from Brussels. Later on, they realize that they are the only survivors who escaped from a deadly disease caused by sunlight. They had to fight against the sun, they should stay ahead of the sunlight, at the same time they should also survive with the limited food, fuel shortage, hidden agendas till they reach the NATO bunker. The second season shows how they finally reach the NATO bunker and hide safe from the disease and how they figure out solutions for the supply of resources. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Amazon Prime, Netflix

The Last Ship

12 Shows Like Snowpiercer

The Last Ship is a post-apocalyptic drama created by Hank Steinberg and Steven L Kane. It is based on the novel ‘Last Ship’ by William Brinkley. A global pandemic drastically affects the citizen of the US and it completely changes their fates. Over 80% of the population gets wiped out due to the virus and the unaffected US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer should find a way to stop the spread of the virus and save the people, and ultimately save the country. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Amazon Prime 

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The Handmaid’s Tale

12 Shows Like Snowpiercer

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian series based on the novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ written by Margaret Atwood. It is created by Bruce Miller. The series has four seasons with a  total of  46 episodes. The story happens after the Second American civil war where fertile women face extreme suffering and pain when they were forced into child-bearing slavery and were named Handmaids. The series how sexually transmitted disease and environmental pollution has affected people of the US. The patriarchal governance of the leaders who compress women and play with them. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

The Expanse

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The Expanse is an American fiction drama developed by  Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby. It’s based on the novel with the same name written by  James S. A. Corey. It has six seasons with 62 episodes. The series takes place two hundred years ahead of the present. The story begins with the case of a missing woman, which later takes unexpected turns after removing each not related to that case. This case brings a dedicated detective and a ship’s captain together to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Amazon Prime

3%

3%

3% is a Portuguese thriller series created by Pedro Aguilera. The series has four seasons with a total of 33 episodes. It’s a sci-fi drama where the series takes place in an unspecified future. There exist two places Inland and Offshore. Inland is a place with utmost poverty and people suffer a lot there whereas Offshore is a virtual paradise. Every year, all the 20-years-old individuals get a chance to go to settle n Offshore paradise but only after taking a few tests. The tests are very difficult and only 3% of the youngsters actually succeed. The story takes a turn when a young lad named Michele takes the test. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Netflix

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Devs

Devs

Devs is an American television drama written and directed by Alex Garland. This sci-fi drama is a miniseries with 8 episodes. The story is about a software engineer girlfriend who investigates her boyfriend’s suspicious suicide. Sergei and Lily are in a relationship for quite a long time now. Lily gets a little suspicious about the sudden disappearance of her boyfriend after joining a tech company named Amaya. In order to find the truth, she starts to investigate with the help of her ex-boyfriend Jamie. When Lily shares her doubts about Amaya to her friends they suggest she visit a psychiatrist. Meanwhile, Kenton visits Jamie to remain silent about the truth. Whale Lily and Jamie continue their research aboutDevs, Katie confronts them about the true face of the Devs system. This makes her connect the dots and guess what might have happened to her boyfriend. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar

Maniac

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Maniac is a psychological comedy-drama created by Patrick Somerville and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. It is a psychological drama starring with 10 episodes starring  Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Justin Theroux, Sonoya Mizuno, Gabriel Byrne, and Sally Field. The story takes sets in New York City, revolving around two strangers who connect during a mind-bending experiment. Two strangers, Annie and Owen sign up for a scientific experiment relating to their minds. The pharmaceutical experiment is a trial for a drug that is believed to solve all of their problem with no complications or side effects. But unfortunately, it gets complicated when they face irritation, and the result turns out to be something unexpected. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Netflix

Black Summer

Black Summer

Black Summer is an apocalyptic drama created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, based on the drama Z Nation by  Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler. It has two seasons with a total of 10 episodes starring  Jaime King(Rose) in the lead role. The story is about a mother who gets separated from her daughter during the initial stage of the zombie apocalypse. Rose gets separated from her daughter Anna six weeks after the Zombie attack. But she becomes desperate to find her daughter, so she joins a group of American refugees and starts her journey towards her daughter. She was ready to make even the dangerous decision to find her daughter. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Netflix

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Under The Dome

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Under the Dome is an American science fiction drama based on Stephen King’s novel ‘Under the Dome.’ The series is developed by  Brian K. Vaughan. The story sets in a small town Chester’s Mill. The calm and peaceful life of the residents is interrupted by a massive and indestructible dome, which literally separated them from the rest of the world. The Government and military forces finds a way to rescue the residents, but the resident inside had their own mysteries to face. They were struggling to live and find the reason for the fall of this dome and when will it go. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Paramount+

Westworld

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Westworld is an American dystopian series based on the 1973 film ‘Westworld’ by  Michael Crichton. The series is created and directed by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The story sets in the 2050s. A company names Delos Inc. runs a theme park which is not any kind of amusement park. The theme park is filled with hosts which are robots. They are created exclusively for the personal interests of humans. They are directed to satisfy the wishes and desires of guests including physical and sexual desires. They are programmed in such a way that they won’t hurt humans, not even intentionally. Dr. Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) and Arnold Weber (Jeffrey Wright) are the ones who created the hosts and they are the ones who provide instructions to hosts. But things take an unusual turn when the hosts neglect the given directions. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Disney+Hotstar

Ghoul 

Ghoul

Ghoul is an Indian horror miniseries starring Radhika Apte in the lead role. It’s written and directed by Patrick Graham. The series is set in a dystopian future where fascism exists at its peak in society. A terrorist is held in the camp for interrogation but unnatural events take place during the interrogation. Nida Rahim(Radhika Apte) is a newly recruited military officer who is always ready to show her faith to her superiors. She was appointed to interrogate the most dangerous terrorist Ali Saeed. During the interrogation, Ali turns the tables against the interrogators exposing their shameful deeds. Soon Nida realizes that Ali is not a human he is from a supernatural entity. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Netflix

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