Netflix’s Ozark is a new age take on white family crimes. It is focussed on the family of the Byrdes. Jason Bateman plays the character of Marty Byrde, a financial planner and Laura Linney plays Marty’s wife, Wendy Byrde, a PR manager. Things go southways when a money deal goes wrong and Marty needs to pay off the Mexican drug cartel with a bigger deal in order to protect his family. He moves to the Ozarks and things get complicated with local gangs and internal conflicts of Byrde family. If you love to watch crime and mystery thrillers , here’s the list of shows similar to Ozark that are our recommendations. You better start watching these shows as well. You can watch several of these shows like Ozark on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime Video.
14. Arrested Development (2003-)
‘Arrested Development’ is a comedy about one Bluth family who epitomizes the term ‘dysfunctional’. The formerly wealthy family goes bankrupt when the patriarch George Bluth Sr. gets arrested for a white-collar crime. The members are used to the luxury of wealth and now the reality is too real for them to confront. The middle son Michael Bluth tries to keep the sinking family afloat while everything around is crumbling down. The characters are eccentric and the situations are full of slapstick scenes. The reason you should watch the show is because Jason Bateman portrays Michael Bluth in a superb performance.
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13. Oz (1997-2003)
”Oz’ is an HBO show that takes quite a few inspirations from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ films and books series. Oswald State Correctional Facility (Oz) is an fictional maximum security prison. Unit manager of this experimental unit, Tim McManus intends to provide an alternate scenario for inmates to rehabilitate instead of following rules by the book. The show consciously boasts of a diverse cast in order to provide a level playing field inside the prison for each group. The inmates fight their own battles against McManus’ intention to control the area. With time, many events change the course of Oz with many inmates failing to see it through. The show delves deep into the criminal world and correctional facilities while maintaining a wicked sense of humor.
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12. Animal Kingdom (2016-)
‘Animal Kingdom’ is a show based on a 2010 Australian film by the same name. The story follows a 17-year-old kid, Joshua Cody who after the death of his mother starts living with his grandmother Janine Cody. Under the guidance of his matriarch grandma, the Cody cousins are running a criminal underworld. Detectives target Joshua to bring down the crime family while Joshua is living a life full of sensational secrets, crimes and constant surveillance.