51 Best Character-driven Shows To Watch

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Find the best character-driven movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these character-driven movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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Black Earth Rising

7.4

A powerful political thriller led by the always-compelling Michaela Coel

Shrinking

7.8

A lighthearted treat from the creators of Ted Lasso

Stonehouse

7.8

Matthew Macfadyen is the perfect bumbling fool in Stonehouse

Alaska Daily

7.1

Despite being cheesy at times, this riveting newsroom drama gets local journalism right

Sweet Tooth

best

8.5

Beautiful, imaginative, and excellently crafted, Sweet Tooth is sure to sate any viewer's appetite for fantasy and adventure

Will Trent

7.2

A fun and bingeable detective series that any Monk or Sherlock Holmes fan will surely enjoy

The Staircase

best

8.2

This dramatization of a true crime documentary is a masterclass in storytelling

A Very English Scandal

best

8.0

An uproarious miniseries that strikes the balance between frenetic political drama and dry British comedy

Dickinson

best

8.3

More than a simple biopic, Dickinson adds a thrillingly modern twist to a story about challenging gender and societal norms

Three Pines

7.5

A solid detective procedural elevated by the great Alfred Molina

Pantheon

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8.7

Challenging, emotional, and wildly imaginative, this is a winning entry into the sci-fi genre

Tulsa King

7.0

An enjoyable mafia drama that highlights an action vet's comedic chops
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