Premiering in 2014, ‘Power’ stars American actor Omari Hardwick as James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a wealthy New York nightclub owner. The show follows his rise in New York and it chronicles his double life as a drug kingpin. Starring an ensemble cast consisting Omari Hardwick, Joseph Sikora, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton and 50 Cent, ‘Power’ grown to be one of the most watched shows, also gaining critical appreciation for characterization, pacing, atmosphere, acting, directing, and writing.
Today, we are featuring shows that showcase the underworld of crime and deal with the drugs, mafia, criminals and police. So, without further ado, here is the list of TV series similar to Power that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these shows like Power on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
12. McMafia (2018 – )
Co-created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins, ‘McMafia’ stars James Norton as Alex Godman, a British-raised son of Russian mafia boss Dimitri Godman (Aleksey Serebryakov), who is trying to escape from the world of organised crime. Premiering in 2018, the show is adapted from British journalist Misha Glenny’s 2008 published novel ‘McMafia: A Journey through the Global Criminal Underworld’. With a great script and talented casing, the renewal of ‘McMafia’ for season 2 set for 2019 is only great news for all gangster series enthusiasts.
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11. Romanzo Criminale – La serie (2008 – 2010)