8 Netflix series very similar to American Crime Story

Political and police dramas are perfectly represented among our recommendations.

The politics, at least the one usually represented in the big screen and that normally takes place in the United States, has a strong dramatic charge, as witnessed in the different seasons of American Crime Story, and is usually linked to police investigations, in many cases crimes, so our recommendations will follow this same line.

American Crime Story

American Crime Story is the new adventure from the creator of American Horror Story.

IF you are missing a great drama, with chilling script twists, shocking performances and obnoxious characters, although some make up for it with their kindness, our 8 series Recommended, available on Netflix Spain, will be your lifeline.

Series similar to American Crime Story, the best alternatives

From the essential House of Cards, going by The Sinner and reaching up Homeland, our proposals will offer you series television of many carats.

  • Believe me
  • Hollywood
  • This is how they see us
  • The Sinner
  • Bodyguard
  • Homeland
  • Crime Scene: Disappearance at Hotel Cecil
  • House of Cards

Believe me


When a young report a violation in his own home, everything seems to indicate that the girl has lied shamelessly. However, and we are talking about facts based on Real cases, a pair of police officers They will begin to see a pattern in other similar attacks, being able to see that, perhaps, the young woman was not lying, although we assure you that you will have to see until the last chapter to tie up all the ends.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 8
  • Average duration: 50 minutes



Ryan murphy, the mind behind the success of the universe American horror story Y American Crime Story, is in charge of bringing us a little-known story about the Hollywood after the Second World War, where a group of actors, actresses and directors will have to put the cards on the table to succeed in the mecca of cinema.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 7
  • Average duration: 50 minutes

This is how they see us


Another story that is based on real facts tells us how a group of harlem teens, children almost, already see involved in a homicide, simply because of his race and for being at the most inopportune moment at the precise moment. The american justice and the class system of the country will be tested in a case and trial that gave something to talk about at the time and that allows us to observe how, on rare occasions, it is easier point out the weak to investigate and pick up dirty laundry.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 4
  • Average duration: 70 minutes

The Sinner


Another one of those anthological series, that address different arguments throughout their seasons, but that belong to the same universe, is The Sinner. Nominated in several categories to the Golden Globes, the series follows a police, Harry Ambrose, which begins investigating a terrible murder, by a mother, in public and without, in appearance, the victim and the executioner no kind of relationship.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Chapters: 24
  • Average duration: 45 minutes



David Budd, a war veteran, will take care of the personal protection of the home secretaryJulia Montague, one of the promoters of the war in which she participated and with which she will have her pluses and minuses. When a failed attack put his work on the ropes, Budd will begin to be beset by suspicion to be involved in a conspiracy from which you will not be able to get out.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 6
  • Average duration: 60 minutes



Every good seriéfilo, if there is a term, who knows himself knows about the adventures of Carrie Mathison, an agent of the INC with some mental instability. Along the eight seasons we can follow the evolution of different conflicts with Islamic terrorists, the starting point of the series being the suspicion that a american marine may have been converted by the enemy and be thinking about attack on national soil.

  • Year 2011
  • Seasons: 8
  • Chapters: 96
  • Average duration: 50 minutes

Crime Scene: Disappearance at Hotel Cecil


The Hotel Cecil, located in the city of The Angels, never had a good reputation, in part for being located in one of the most conflictive areas of the Californian town. However, her popularity drops further when a female citizen, Elisa Lam, disappears inside without leaving any trace to date. Be Joe berlinger, famous documentary filmmaker, who investigates what happened at the hotel.

  • Year: 2021
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 4
  • Average duration: 55 minutes

House of Cards


One of the last great performances of Kevin Spacey is the allegory more fabulous than the politics in America, which could be extrapolated to the rest of the world. The breaking the fourth wall, with direct dialogues to the viewer, and superb performances of its protagonists have offered us, to date, one of the best television series of the last decades and this statement we are prepared to defend with fists if necessary.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes: 73
  • Average duration: 50 minutes

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