Saying goodbye to Ozark after 4 thrilling seasons gained’t be straightforward. (Just ask Ruth Langmore herself, Julia Garner.) But it’s potential to fill that Ozark-shaped gap in your coronary heart with different TV exhibits which are just like the Jason Bateman-led Netflix collection a couple of monetary advisor who finds himself laundering cash for a Mexican drug cartel. Here’s a listing of 11 exhibits that delve into Ozark-like matters resembling worldwide drug commerce, problematic households, double identities, and why seemingly good folks select to interrupt dangerous. (We’re omitting status dramas resembling Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, and The Americans in favor of lesser identified crime-fiction.)
Expect these exhibits to maintain you on the sting of your seat, similar to Ozark did:
Queen of the South
After her drug-dealing boyfriend is killed, Teresa Mendoza (performed by Alice Braga) flees throughout the border to Texas, the place she begins working for Camila Vargas (Ozark’s Verónica Falcón), the estranged spouse of the Mexican cartel boss who took her lover’s life. Teresa has a knack for drug distribution, which rapidly makes her an enemy of Camila—and the U.S. authorities.
This espionage thriller stars Niv Sultan as Tamar, a Mossad hacker-agent who goes undercover in Iran’s capital metropolis to assist destroy a nuclear reactor. When her mission fails, she’s left preventing for survival in a spot the place nobody might be trusted. That consists of season 2’s latest addition, Marjan Montazeri, an secret agent performed by Glenn Close.
Over the course of 4 seasons, the FX anthology collection—a religious adaptation of the Coen Brothers 1996 film of the identical title—has tackled botched murders, warring Upper Midwest crime syndicates, and a case of stamp stealing gone horribly fallacious. It’s additionally the collection that gave us a pleasant onscreen and offscreen couple: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.
This FX collection presents a take a look at the crack cocaine epidemic in Nineteen Eighties Los Angeles by the eyes of these instantly impacted by it: drug kingpin-in-training Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), CIA operative Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson), Mexican luchador-turned-cartel enforcer Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), and the daughter of Mexican crime boss Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios).
Godfather of Harlem
In this prequel to the 2007 movie American Gangster, Forest Whitaker performs the Nineteen Sixties New York City crime boss Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson. Bumpy is the real-life Godfather of Harlem, who feuded with the Italian mob and befriended Malcolm X.
For the Rayburns, household is every part. That is, till troubled eldest son Danny (performed by Ben Mendelsohn) threatens to disclose the highly effective brood’s darkest secrets and techniques. Then it’s everybody for themselves. Friday Night Lights’s Kyle Chandler and Dead To Me’s Linda Cardellini additionally star on this swampy thriller set within the Florida Keys.
Giovanni Ribisi is a con man on the run who assumes the id of his former cellmate, Pete. He goes as far as to reunite with Pete’s estranged household, all within the hopes of staving off a vicious gangster with a vendetta.
A charismatic ex-con (performed by Antony Starr) poses because the late sheriff of Banshee—a small city in Pennsylvania’s Amish nation—to flee the wrath of a robust crime lord named Rabbit (Ben Cross). Coincidentally, that locale is the place his ex, who occurs to be Rabbit’s daughter Anastasia (Ivana Miličević), is hiding out below a brand new alias. Hijinks ensue.
Following the sudden loss of life of her husband, Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) begins promoting weed to assist her children. It’s solely a matter of time earlier than this suburban mother realizes it feels good to interrupt dangerous. That’s when this darkish Showtime comedy turns nice—and will get much more sophisticated.
It’s not private—simply enterprise—on this Italian crime drama named after the purest cocaine available on the market. This violent thriller, which debuted in 2020, takes a more in-depth take a look at the inside workings of the drug commerce. It facilities on the Lynwoods, an American household led by Gabriel Byrne, whose transport firm acts because the cocaine dealer between the Mexican and Italian crime households.
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