10 Best shows to watch if you liked The Boys

Interestingly, The Boys is a dark and gore crime-drama show with a superhero theme. Quite a unique palette there! Right?

However, the series explores themes way beyond any set genre.

This bizarre, twisted, and explicit show has gained a huge fanbase. This prime video-released series sadly has bid adieu temporarily to us with its third season.

So, now that we are on a cliffhanger until they bring season four of The Boys, why not watch something good?

Here are some recommendations that you will love if you like The Boys show.

The Boys Presents: Diabolical(2022)

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Creator: Eric Kripke, Simon Racioppa, Seth Rogan, and Evan Goldberg

Genre: Black superhero comedy

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video 

This show is a distant sibling of The Boys and adapted from a comic book. It is a superhero show. It is a collection of random short content set in The Boy’s Universe. 

Due to its strong language and hard-core violence, it might not be suitable for a younger audience.

This is an easy-to-binge show with only eight episodes of mere 2 hours runtime each. This ‘The Boys’ spinoff features smooth storytelling, animation, and characterization.

This 2022 premiered entertaining series stars Grey Grif, Chris Diamantopaoulos, and Ben Schwartz.

Titans(2018)

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Creator: Avika Goldsmith, Geoff Johns, and Greg Berlanti

Genre: Science Fiction

Where to watch: Netflix 

It is an action-fiction series featuring many gritty, violent, and dark themes.

It is a true comic book adaptation of “Teen Titans” that showcases a young group of heroes trying to make the world a better place to live.

It is a series with Dick Grayson in the lead and has some of the best cinematography ever. The show has a high production value, mediocre writing, and blackwashed characters.

This adventure action premiered in 2018.

The Flash(2014-2023)

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Creator: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns

Genre: Superhero action

Where to watch: Netflix 

The Flash is an exciting addition to the Arrowverse, with its first season being exceptionally good at showcasing the origin of our titular character.

This DC series shows Barry Allen’s life completely changing after his mother’s death in an accident and orphaned Barry later becomes Detective Joe West.

It is a cluster of themes such as sci-adventure, drama, mystery, and romance. The multiverse and distinct timeline things are exciting. It is a nine-seasoned action, sci-Fi genre 2014 released show.

Watchmen(2009)

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Creator: Zack Synder

Genre: Neo-noir & Fantasy

Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple Tv 

Watchmen is an American TV mini-series showcasing a unique parallel world in which events happen but with different timelines.

It is a great mystery conspiracy series with an incredible musical score, character arcs, and great camerawork.

This series uses a back-and-forward way of storytelling. Watchmen stars Regina King, Tom Mison, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

This 2019 HBO original show deals with themes such as racism, vigilantism, and cultism.

Doom Patrol (2019)

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Creator: Jeremy Carver

Genre: Superhero Comedy

Where to watch: HBO max 

Doom Patrol is a four-seasoned comedy drama released in 2019 on HBO max starring a terri c cast of Brenden Fraser, Joivan Wade, April Bowly, and others.

It features a superhero team of ve scarred/disfigured & traumatized members blessed with supernatural powers due to near-fatal accidents scrutinizing some of the most out-of-the-world cases.

This is brilliant in every aspect of psychological drama with tidbits of dark comedy.

It qualifies as a sadistic and silly watch at the same time. This gritty DC creation is delightfully weird.

The Umbrella Academy(2019)

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Creator: Steve Blackman

Genre: Sci-Fi

Where to watch: Netflix 

The Umbrella Academy is an offbeat superhero show comprising themes like drama, apocalypse, comedy, time-traveling suspense, sci-twists even a good dash of horror, which makes it a wholesome & captivating watch.

The narrative is of a dysfunctional family packed with a crisp screenplay and refreshing graphics.

The reunion of the distressed family happens with the motive of solving their father’s murder mystery. It features impressive acting backed up by excellent writing.

Arrow(2012)

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Creator: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg

Genre: Superhero Action

Where to Watch: Netflix, Prime 

Arrow is an American Tv series made as an adaptation of DC comic characters.

The story is of a spoiled rich kid who gets shipwrecked on North China’s mysterious Island, gains expertise and becomes a vigilante before returning to his hometown, Star City, to install peace.

It is a superhero show that premiered on The CW in 2012.

Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, Emily Bett Richards as Felicity Smoak, Katie Cassidy as Black Canary, and David Ramsey as John Diggle.

Peacemaker(2022)

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Creator: James Gunn

Genre: Superhero action

Where to Watch: HBO max, Disney+

Continuity of peace hanging lives into it is the original theme of this 2022 premiered show, Peacemaker.

It features a Peacemaker who is an obnoxious, misogynistic, culturally insensitive, socially inactive, and unaware character.

Written by James Gunn, this show’s humor is spectacularly offensive and childishly juvenile. In the show, John Cena shines as the violent, jingoistic, yet damaged titular character.

Supernatural(2005-2019)

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Creator: Eric Kapake

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Adventure

Where to Watch: Prime Video 

Supernatural is an American Tv series with an extended message that family doesn’t end with the blood but doesn’t start with it either.

This 15-season-long series takes into account the story of the monster captured and eliminated by two brothers, Sam, and Dean Winchester.

It is a dark-themed show which hooks you rmer with episodic progressions into the world of supernatural beings and the rule that governs it.

This urban fantasy featured characters from different races, cultures, ethnicities, and sexuality.

A sense of doom, realism, dread, and mortality swings through the entire series. Created by Eric Kripke, it stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Jim Beaver.

Gotham(2014-2019)

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Creator: Bruno Heller

Genre: Superhero Action

Where to Watch: Netflix 

Gotham is an American Tv series of the superhero crime drama genre with ve seasons.

The performances delivered are beyond expected, with a superb cast of actors like Ben Mckenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Zabryna Guevara, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor, etc.

It is a tale of detective James Gordon and his moral duty to maintain peace in the shattered, lawless fictional Gotham City from the DC universe. Our protagonist is part of a corrupt police department.

It is called the best live-action Batman presentation to date. Gotham is nothing short of raw, unparalleled, untamed art.

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