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    21 TV Shows And Movies To Watch After You've Finished "The Haunting Of Bly Manor"

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    1. Bates Motel

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    A prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic Psycho, this series tells the story of Norman Bates and his mother Norma. While the series is set in present day and in a different town, it showcases what led up to Psycho in an interesting and brilliant way. If you loved the friendships and family dynamics of Bly Manor, this should be your next binge-watch. Bates Motel is incredibly smart and will keep you on the edge of your seat.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    2. Hush

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    If you love Kate Siegel, aka Theo Crain and Viola from Hill House and Bly Manor, plus creator Mike Flanagan's mesmerizing directing style, then you'll want to check out Hush. Written by Kate and Mike and directed by Mike, Hush follows Maddie Young, a deaf horror writer who moves to a cabin in the woods to get in some much-needed writing time. However, one night, a masked killer appears and quickly begins to terrorize Maddie. This movie manages to capture the edge-of-your-seat horror aspects with very little dialogue.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    3. Lovecraft Country

    HBO

    Created by Misha Green and executive produced by Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus, his Uncle George, and his friend Leti as they road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America while searching for Atticus's missing dad. Adapted from Matt Ruff's novel, the series brilliantly blends aspects of horror and sci-fi to not only tell small stories about a family's struggle, but also larger stories about the Black experience. If you loved how Bly Manor used the horror genre, then I cannot recommend Lovecraft Country enough.

    Where to watch it: HBO Max.

    4. Oculus

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    Based on Mike Flanagan's short film, this movie follows Kaylie, a young woman who is convinced that a mysterious mirror is the cause for all of her family's suffering. The movie stars Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, and Rory Cochrane. And it also features some Hill House and Bly Manor favorites like Kate Siegel, Katie Parker, and James Lafferty. Once again, if you've become a fan of Mike's writing and directing, this film is a must-see. Also, the Oculus mirror makes a small appearance in Hill House.

    Where to watch it: Hulu.

    5. You

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    If you watched Bly Manor and now have a massive crush on Victoria Pedretti, 1) you're not alone, and 2) it's time to watch some more of her work. Victoria joined the cast of You in Season 2 and will star in the upcoming Season 3. You follows Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgley, a dangerous man who falls head-over-heels in love with women he just meets. Joe's toxic and unhealthy obsessions often lead to Joe killing people in order to "protect" the people he is transfixed by.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    6. iZombie

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    Two words for you: Rahul Kohli. If you absolutely adored Owen, his relationship with Hannah, and his iconic puns, then it's time to check out Rahul as Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti on iZombie. The series follows Liv, who takes a job at a morgue in Seattle after she turns into a zombie following a boat party incident. iZombie is truly a super-fun watch, and Rahul's comedic timing and charm is on full display as Ravi. I cannot recommend this underrated series enough.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    7. Gerald's Game

    Netflix

    Another film written and directed by Mike Flanagan, Gerald's Game is based on the Stephen King novel and follows a couple who take a vacation to an isolated house. Once there, the husband suddenly dies and his wife is left handcuffed to the bed without a way to escape, and is now forced to battle her inner demons. The movie stars Carla Gugino and also features appearances by Henry Thomas and Kate Siegel, aka the Hill House and Bly Manor fam together again.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    8. Penny Dreadful

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    Penny Dreadful follows Sir Malcolm Murray, Ethan Chandler, Victor Frankenstein, and Vanessa Ives as they band together to help combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Penny Dreadful brilliantly weaves together classic stories and characters from Frankenstein, Dracula, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and more. I consider this one of the most underrated shows in recent memory and hope more people continue to find it. Like Bly Manor, this is a show that has elevated the source material in order to tell a mesmerizing story.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    9. Years and Years

    HBO

    I think it's safe to say that T'Nia Miller gave one of the best performances in Haunting of Bly Manor as Hannah Grose. So, if you're looking to watch T'Nia shine again, Years and Years is the perfect watch. This limited series follows the Lyons family and how all of their individual lives converge during one night in 2019. It then follows their lives over the next 15 years. Alongside T'Nia, the series also stars Emma Thompson, so what more could you ask for?

    Where to watch it: HBO Max.

    10. The Invisible Man

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    I think we can all agree that Oliver Jackson-Cohen was one of the best parts of Hill House, and his ability to play a completely different character in Bly Manor is astounding. So, if you haven't already, it's time to watch Oliver in The Invisible Man. The film follows Cecilia, who begins to believe her abusive boyfriend is stalking her after his apparent death. She soon learns that he is actually invisible and is wreaking havoc on her life. Oliver stars alongside Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, and more in this horrifying adaptation of H.G. Wells' novel.

    Where to watch it: HBO Max.

    11. Dark

    Netflix

    One of the best and most underrated Netflix series to date, Dark follows the connections between four estranged families as they try to figure out a wild time travel conspiracy that ultimately spans generations. The series is truly one of the smartest shows I've watched, and the cast is absolutely brilliant. Like Bly Manor, if characters and intricately weaved stories are your thing, then you need to watch Dark.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    12. Absentia

    Fallback Plan Productions

    This is actually Mike Flanagan's first feature film and stars Katie Parker, who played Poppy in Hill House and Perdita in Bly Manor. Absentia follows Callie and her sister as they begin to link a mysterious tunnel to numerous sudden disappearances, including Callie's husband. If you want to see where it all began for Mike, I suggest giving this one a watch, maybe with the lights on.

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video.

    13. Jett

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    There's no way you watched Bly Manor without loving Carla Gugino even more than you already did, so I suggest checking out Jett. This sadly short-lived series follows Daisy, a world-renowned thief who begins doing what she does best for criminals shortly after getting out of prison. I don't know how it has taken this long for Carla Gugino to lead a series, but I just want to celebrate it 24/7.

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video with Cinemax or you can buy the season on iTunes and Amazon.

    14. Hemlock Grove

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    Another great and underrated horror series, Hemlock Grove follows all of the strange occurrences that take place in, you guessed it, Hemlock Grove. This is one of Netflix's first original series, and chances are you might have missed it the first time around. Like Bly Manor, this show is made to be binge-watched and is another great example of how so much can be done within the horror genre.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    15. Castle Rock

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    Starring Bill Skarsgård, Lizzy Caplan, André Holland, and Sissy Spacek, Castle Rock tells the story of the town of Castle Rock and all of the interesting things that take place there. The series was inspired by Stephen King's novel and brings to life some of King's classic horror genre themes. Once again, if you're just in a horror TV show mood after Bly Manor, this underrated series should be high up there on your list of upcoming shows to binge-watch.

    Where to watch it: Hulu.

    16. Wayward Pines

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    Based on the novels of the same name, Wayward Pines tells the story of a secret service agent who arrives in the mysterious town of Wayward Pines after two federal agents go missing. The series used creepy and somewhat strange stories to bring to life a very intriguing show. Also, it starred Carla Gugino, so automatically worth checking out. Basically, I just feel like this show was at the wrong place at the wrong time and deserved a little more love when it was on.

    Where to watch it: Hulu.

    17. Harley Quinn

    HBO Max / DC Comics

    Okay, hear me out on this one, Rahul Kohli lends his voice as Scarecrow in several episodes of this brilliant DC TV series. Harley Quinn follows Harley Quinn, who has recently broken up with the Joker and has now started her own villain crew with the help of Poison Ivy. This show is phenomenal and might be the best Harley Quinn–centered adaptation. Also, if you liked watching Dani and Jamie — someone who is struggling with their demons and someone who adorably loves plants more than humans — fall in love, then Harley and Poison Ivy are here for you.

    Where to watch it: HBO Max.

    18. Doctor Sleep

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    Based on Stephen King's novel, Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining and follows Danny Torrance, a man with psychic abilities who is also struggling with his childhood trauma. Mike Flanagan directed and wrote the screenplay for this adaptation starring Ewan McGregor. If you loved Bly Manor, you should just add all of Mike's films to your list and enjoy a cozy and spooky night in.

    Where to watch it: HBO Max.

    19. Dracula

    NBC

    Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Dracula, this series follows the notorious vampire as he arrives in London posing as Alexander Grayson, an American entrepreneur who claims to be a genius when it comes to modern scientific advances. The series also stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen before he starred as Luke and Peter from Hill House and Bly Manor.

    Where to watch it: NBC.

    20. Wynonna Earp

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    While on the surface, The Haunting of Bly Manor is a horror TV series, it ends up telling a very compelling and heartbreaking LGBTQ love story with Dani and Jamie's relationship. So, if you're looking for another series with great LGBTQ representation, but also all the fun of a genre TV show, Wynonna Earp is for you. The series follows Wynonna as she is forced to rid her hometown of revenants, the resurrected souls of the criminals her great-great-grandfather, Wyatt Earp, killed years ago. Wynonna Earp tells some compelling female-centered stories all while being a sci-fi series.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

    21. And finally, The Haunting of Hill House

    Netflix

    Okay, this is an obvious one, but some people might've watched The Haunting of Bly Manor and not The Haunting of Hill House. So, if you are one of those people, I URGE you to go back and watch Hill House. It's truly a flawless season of television. The series follows the Crain family as they grapple with everything that happened to them after they lived in the mysterious Hill House. The series gifted us some of the best new characters in recent memory, a perfect episode with "The Bent-Neck Lady," and accomplished an episode that consists of only five long takes.

    Where to watch it: Netflix.

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