Best Crime TV Shows of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Crime TV Shows of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological and disturbing. Plot: crimes, murder, investigation, criminal, police, uncover truth, murder investigation, police detective, law enforcement and violence. Genre: Crime, Drama and Mystery. Country: USA, UK and South Korea.
Best Crime TV Shows of 2021
Best Crime TV Shows of 2021
TOP TV Shows: Mare of Easttown (2021), Time (2021), Who Killed Sara? (2021), The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021), Dr. Death (2021), Tell Me Your Secrets (2021), The Thin Blue Line (2021), The Equalizer (2021), Power Book III: Raising Kanan (2021), Dom (2021), Only Murders in the Building (2021), Mouse (2021), Cypher (2021), Lupin (2021), Walker (2021), The One (2021), Clarice (2021), Grace (2021), The Beast Must Die (2021), Coyote (2021).

List of Best TV Shows

Mare of Easttown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, small town life, small town, murder, crime investigation, female detective, investigation, murder mystery, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, therapist ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 8.3
 14K
Time (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A prisoner consumed by guilt, an officer with an impossible choice. What does it take to survive? A tense story of punishment and principles, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: prison, guilty conscience, prisoner, redemption, forgiveness, jail cell, prison guard, guilt, jail, prison warden, prison life, jailed ...
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Who Killed Sara? (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister's murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime's real culprit.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: revenge, murderer, death of sister, loss of sibling, dark secret, criminal's revenge, hidden truth, criminal, murder, vendetta, murder investigation, family secret ...
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, investigation, true crime, father son relationship, double murder, police, unsolved crime, who done it ...
Time: 2000s
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
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 7.7
 7K
Dr. Death (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The terrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a flourishing Dallas neurosurgeon whose patients suddenly begin becoming permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians set out to stop him.
Style: medical drama, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: surgery, medical malpractice, doctors, surgeon, doctors and patients, coworker, workplace, social problems, crimes, neurosurgeon, physician, violence ...
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Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: mysterious past, victim, troubled past, missing daughter, mystery, tragic past, haunted by the past, secret past, dark past, dark secret, female victim, crimes ...
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The Thin Blue Line (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish drama series about police officers in Malmö, their tiring work and the difficulties of keeping their personal and professional life separate.
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: police, investigation, police academy, partners, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, society, rivalry, murder, danger, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Equalizer (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: villain, fight scenes, double life, vengeance, heroes, violence, deadly, crimes, society, undercover, organized crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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Power Book III: Raising Kanan (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in South Jamaica, Queens, in 1991, this prequel to "Power" revolves around the coming of age of Kanan Stark.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: pulp fiction, criminal gang, adolescence vs adulthood, grownups, gang member, gang leader, street gang, bandit, crime boss, gang, partners in crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.3
 2K
Dom (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A father who never stopped fighting against drugs. A son who never stopped using them. Two sides of the same coin. Victor is a cop who has fought all his life to curb cocaine trafficking. His son is a drug addict who has become one of the most ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: sex, war on drugs, father son relationship, drug traffic, drugs, cocaine, father son conflict, father son estrangement, relationship problems, estranged father, criminal, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, northeast brazil
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Only Murders in the Building (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.
Plot: murder mystery, criminal, city, building, true crime, stranger, apartment, murder, trio, friend
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Ships in the Night: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2021)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: When an art gallery robbery leads to the death of the contemptible gallery manager, former Boston detective Jeff Jackson teams up with local doctor - and old flame - Dr. Zee Madeiras, to catch the killer.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: crime investigation, whodunit, murder mystery, manipulation, murder, uncover truth, law enforcement, police, theft, puzzle, professional, social relations ...
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 8.7
 3K
Mouse (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: serial murder, investigation, psychopath, crime scene, psycho killer, murder investigation, police officer, murder, serial killer, homicide detective, fighting crime, murder mystery ...
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 6.4
 3K
Cypher (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
TV show
Story: Will Scott, one of the FBI's leading crypto-analysts is hired to crack a heavily coded document. He soon discovers it's a hit list, putting him in the cross-hairs of the bad guys who want it back. Will must navigate the murky waters of ...
Style: exciting, rough, brutal, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, fbi, investigation, suprisingly clever, forced into action, one against many, justice, tough guy, attempted murder, determination, law enforcement, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 91K
Lupin (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, father son relationship, thief, revenge, missing person, police, theft, escapades, dishonesty, society, chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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 6.0
 8K
Walker (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Reboot of the 1993 series focusing on Walker as he returns from years undercover. A widower and father of two, he begins fighting crime with a new partner, who is one of the only female Rangers in history.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: texas ranger, sheriff, fighting crime, teamwork, showdown, crimes, team, officer, deputy sheriff, small town sheriff, police officer, police ...
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 6.6
 11K
The One (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Love — and lies — spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner, and creates a bold new matchmaking service.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: love, research, dating service, love and romance, matchmaking, scientific research, secret, relationships, matchmaker, romantic relationship, medical research, online dating ...
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 6.5
 8K
Clarice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, mystical, suspense
Plot: crime investigation, fbi, paranormal investigation, agent, investigation, fbi agent, murder investigation, confronting the past, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, mysticism ...
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 7.2
 2K
Grace (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, police, crime investigation, cold case, uncover truth, investigation, forensics, unsolved crime, detective inspector, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
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The Beast Must Die (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, brother sister relationship, police department, uncle niece relationship, therapy session, widow, dead boy, detective inspector, family relations, death of protagonist, grieving mother, poisoned ...
Place: london, australia
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 6.8
 2K
Coyote (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Ben Clemens, who after 32 years as a border patrol agent is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of the United States. Now exposed to life on the other side of the wall, Ben will start to question ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspense
Plot: drug dealing, martial arts, police investigation, showdown, law enforcement, machismo, pregnant woman, crimes, society, fighting crime, love, good versus evil ...
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 6.7
 2K
Too Close (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 143 min.
TV show
Story: A dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Emma Robertson, is assigned to assess the sanity of Connie Mortensen, a “yummy mummy” accused of a despicable crime.
Style: melancholic, suspense, sincere, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: mental institution, memory loss, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, psychiatric patient, married couple, grief, grieving mother, injury, based on a novel, loss of daughter
Place: england, london
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 6.5
 4K
Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, murder investigation, investigation, deadly, police investigation, female terrorist, policewoman, terrorist, who done it, uncover truth, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: northern ireland, europe
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 6.0
 13K
The Irregulars (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: In Victorian London, a gang of troubled street teens are manipulated into solving crimes for the sinister Doctor Watson and his mysterious business partner, the elusive Sherlock Holmes. As the crimes take on a horrifying supernatural edge and a dark ...
Style: mysterious, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, sherlock holmes, street gang, teenager, partners against crime, victorian england, partner, job, gang, supernatural, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
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Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sitcom
Plot: super villain, megalomaniac, adult humor, cyborgs, egoist, control, superhero, male protagonist, villain, lifestyle, organized crime, master villain ...
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 8.5
 10K
Vincenzo (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Vincenzo Cassano is an Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere who moves back to Korea due to a conflict within his organization. He ends up crossing paths with a sharp-tongued lawyer named Cha-young, and the two join forces in using villainous methods ...
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: korean, mafia, lawyer, italian mafia, gang, mafioso, romancing a criminal, crime boss, gang war, pulp fiction, humour, bandit ...
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Crossword Mysteries: Riddle Me Dead (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tess gets invited to be a part of a popular game show, but when the host is unexpectedly murdered, she and Detective Logan O'Connor seek to uncover who was behind it all.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, partners against crime, police, police detective, puzzle, society, friendship, police investigation, death, tv show ...
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 5.9
 956
Blindspotting (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ashley was nipping at the heels of a middle class life in Oakland until Miles, her partner of 12 years and father of their son, is suddenly incarcerated, leaving her to navigate a chaotic and humorous existential crisis when she’s forced to move ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family in crisis, marital crisis, social problems, teenage life, relationship problems, teenager, family relations, lifestyle change, parents and children, family, family problems ...
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The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: psychological, brutal
Plot: missing, young, young woman, politician, police, woman, kill, blood, murderer, young man, murder, human ...
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 6.5
 518
Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The history of the hunt for the worst serial killer in the USSR
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, homicidal maniac, cannibalism, murder investigation, sex maniac, pedophile, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath, serial murder, killing spree ...
Place: ussr
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