21 Best Shows Like Maniac ...
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1. Black Mirror (2011)
A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world. Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.
2. The Truman Show (1998)
Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.
3. Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
4. The Orville (2017)
42m Drama Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.
5. The Boys (2019)
1h Sci-Fi & Fantasy Action & Adventure
A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
6. Brave New World (2020)
In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
7. Visioneers (2008)
1h 30m Comedy Drama Science Fiction
Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking a look at his nice job, his sexless marriage and his resistance to life coaching, George reconsiders the philosophy of happiness through mindless activity.
8. Bicentennial Man (1999)
2h 11m Science Fiction Comedy Drama
Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martin family soon discovers they don't have an ordinary robot.
9. Years and Years (2019)
1h Drama War & Politics Sci-Fi & Fantasy
As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.
10. Brazil (1985)
2h 23m Comedy Science Fiction
Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.
11. Living with Yourself (2019)
Burned out on life, Miles undergoes a strange procedure at a strip mall spa -- and wakes to find he's been replaced by a better version of himself.
12. Social Distance (2020)
Shot in isolation, this tragicomic anthology series features both dark and funny takes on how people strive to stay connected while staying apart.
13. Don't Look Deeper (2020)
In near-future California, high school senior Aisha learns a dark secret about herself. She goes from dreams of graduation and college...to suddenly running for her life.
14. The Comedy (2012)
Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
15. Dear White People (2017)
At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
16. The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.
17. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
1h 53m Drama Science Fiction
In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…
18. Born in Flames (1983)
1h 20m Science Fiction Drama
In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
19. Raising Dion (2019)
A widowed mom sets out to solve the mystery surrounding her young son's emerging superpowers while keeping his extraordinary gifts under wraps.
20. Six Feet Under (2001)
A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business. When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.
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