Are you bored of your simple, non-adventures and monotonous life?
Do you need a little bit of drama in your life? Well, do the court appearances, investigation procedurals, jail time, forked relationships, and suspense excite you?
If your answer is yes, then my dear friend, you have landed at the right place.
We have hand-curated some mind-blogging web series based on crime drama that you will surely enjoy.
“American Vandal” takes a look at the aftermath of various high school pranks. Aspiring student documentarian Peter Maldonado takes it upon himself, with help from friend Sam Ecklund, to investigate the cases and find out exactly who is responsible for the crimes. After looking into vandalism at a public high school, Peter and Sam head to a Catholic school after the cafeteria’s lemonade is contaminated with laxatives. In the style of the genre it lampoons, the series leaves viewers wondering who the real perpetrator is until the very end.
2. Breaking Bad
Walter White, a chemistry teacher, discovers that he has cancer and decides to get into the meth-making business to repay his medical debts. His priorities begin to change when he partners with Jesse. Arguably the best TV show ever!
3. Death Note
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
Dexter Morgan, a man with homicidal tendencies, lives a double life. He works as a forensic technician for the police department during the day and kills heinous perpetrators in his free time.
5. Good Girls
When sisters Beth and Annie and their best friend Ruby become fed up with playing by the rules and not getting the respect they deserve, they band together to take control of their lives — by holding up a local grocery store. Beth’s the perfect wife and mother, but her used-car-dealing, the cheating husband has sent her family into financial ruin; Ruby is happily married to a policeman but can’t afford the medical bills and experimental drugs to help her daughter; and Annie, a single mom, is caught in a nasty custody battle with her ex. In desperate need of money, the women plan the heist expecting to ease their financial burdens. But new to the game of crime, they get pulled in deeper than they ever imagined — and the only way out of this will be together.
Will Graham, an FBI criminal profiler, has an uncanny ability to sympathize with Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a forensic psychiatrist. However, he is unaware that he is a cannibal.
7. How to Get Away with Murder
Annalise Keating, a criminal defense lawyer, and professor teaches a group of aspiring law students. However, their lives alter when they get entangled in an aberrant murder.
Catching a criminal often requires the authorities to get inside the villain’s mind to figure out how he thinks. That’s the job of FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench. They attempt to understand and catch serial killers by studying their damaged psyches. Along the way, the agents pioneer the development of modern serial-killer profiling. The crime drama has a strong pedigree behind the camera, with Oscar-nominated director David Fincher and Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron among the show’s executive producers.
Netflix chronicles the rise of the cocaine trade in Colombia and the gripping real-life stories of drug kingpins of the late ’80s in this raw, gritty original series. Also detailed are the actions taken by law enforcement as they battle in the war on drugs, targeting notorious and powerful figures that include drug lord Pablo Escobar. As efforts are made to control cocaine, one of the world’s most valuable commodities, the many entities involved — legal, political, police, military, and civilian — find themselves in conflict.
10. Peaky Blinders
Tommy Shelby, a dangerous man, leads the Peaky Blinders, a gang based in Birmingham. Soon, Chester Campbell, an inspector decides to nab him and put an end to his criminal activities.
Information Source: Netflix