‘Sneaky Pete’ is an Amazon Prime original show created by David Shore and Bryan Cranston. The lead character of the show is called Marius Josipović. He is a recently-released convict who takes on his cellmate’s name Peter Murphy so that no one can remember him or his past life. When Marius comes out of jail, he sees that he is being chased by a gang he had earlier robbed. To avoid any contact with them, he begins to stay with Pete’s unsuspecting family.
The series received widespread critical acclaim, with many praising its drama, the crime story and the subtle comedy, all of which blend together to provide audiences with an entertaining tale. If you’re done watching this show and are looking for titles that explore similar ideas and concepts, then we’ve got you covered. Here’s the list of best shows similar to ‘Sneaky Pete’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these series like ‘Sneaky Pete’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
9. Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016-2017)
This show can be best described as an action/dramedy. The lead character of the show is Jean-Claude Van Damme, a famous Belgian martial arts movie star. Here he stars as himself and the story is that he has always been an undercover spy and his entire Hollywood career is nothing more than a gimmick to cover up the actual job of spying that he did. The events of the series begin from a time when Van Damme has retired from acting and is working undercover as Jean-Claude Van Johnson. Something connected to his life happens, which forces him to return to the business for one last time and face the most dangerous of all the enemies he has faced yet.
8. Mozart In The Jungle (2014-2018)
Created by famous names like Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman, ‘Mozart In The Jungle’ is a comedy-drama based on the book ‘Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music’, written by Blair Tindall. Tindall has been a veteran of the classical music and orchestra circuit in America and from this story, we understand the different aspects of training and practice required to succeed as a classical musician. The story centers around a maestro called Rodrigo who has taken the New York classical music scene by storm, and a young and upcoming oboist called Hailey, who is looking for her major break. The show received huge critical acclaim and even won the Golden Globe Award for Awards Best Television Series – Comedy.
7. The Last Tycoon (2016-2017)