Sharp Objects, the recently debuted TV show on HBO, is making waves across America. And why not? It has everything going for it. Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s (Gone Girl fame) novel of the same name, the show is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club, Big Little Lies) and stars Amy Adams in the lead. The show is a psychological thriller about an emotionally troubled reporter (played by Adams) who returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two young girls.
There has recently been a surge of crime thrillers on TV. And guess what? Most of them have been surprisingly good. The super success of first season of True Detective, re-instilled faith of audiences and showrunners in crime thrillers, and as a result TV series like Narcos, Mindhunter, and now Sharp Objects happened. If you are looking for more TV shows like Sharp Objects, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of TV shows similar to Sharp Objects that are our recommendations. You can stream some of these TV shows like Sharp Objects on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
10. Rectify (2013-2016)
This show tells the story of a man who returns sixteen years later to his hometown after he is let go of a wrongful conviction. However, things don’t go back to normal so easily and some people still believe him guilty. He has to go a long way before he can prove his innocence to everyone, all the while figuring out the new dynamics in his family. Like ‘True Detective’ this show has tormented characters and a deep storyline.
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