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    19 Shows And Movies That’ll Fill The Void After You Finish "The White Lotus"

    Just like Tanya McQuoid, we’re looking for ways to fill the void.

    Well, the folks at The White Lotus resort have officially checked out — some in more permanent ways than others. But the kooky, dark dramedy will be back for a second season.

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    So how do we keep ourselves entertained in the meantime? We’ve rounded up some of the best shows and movies to watch after binging The White Lotus:

    1. You

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    You know when you watch a show where you constantly ask what’s wrong with these characters, but you can’t stop watching it? The White Lotus is like that, and You is a prime example of that. The series follows Penn Badgley as Joe, a literal serial killer and his twisted romantic pursuits with women embedded in upper-crust society. 

    Where to watch it: Netflix   

    2. The Chair

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    Sandra Oh, Jay Duplass, and Holland Taylor star in this sweet dramedy about the trials and tribulations of academia. We’ve got Sandra Oh as Ji-Yoon Kim, the newly appointed English chair at Pembroke University who struggles to make everyone in her personal and professional life happy. The Chair isn’t necessarily about class, but it does show a conflict between the powerful white old men in academia and younger students and faculty members of color trying to shake things up. 

    Where to watch it: Netflix

    3. Knives Out

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    Knives Out gives us a twisted murder mystery with an all-star cast — wealthy novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) dies suddenly and his family scrambles to uncover the killer while fighting over his inheritance. Thrown into the mix is Marta (Ana de Armas), Harlan’s nurse who becomes the greedy family’s target. Side note that we'd like to point out: Shane’s knife…was out. 

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video  

    4. Nine Perfect Strangers

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    After Big Little Lies, David E. Kelley is back at it with another Liane Moriarty adaptation with Nine Perfect Strangers. As the title hints, we’ve got nine people who end up together at a ritzy health resort (that’s somewhat similar to The White Lotus) ran by a mysterious host named Masha (Nicole Kidman). 

    Where to watch it: Hulu   

    5. Get Out

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    Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) is a Black photographer who goes to visit his white girlfriend’s (Allison Williams) family in Upstate New York. There’s something off about the Armitage family, though — other than their faux-woke tendencies, they also have a bit of a *mind-boggling* secret they’re hiding.

    Where to watch it: FuboTV  

    6. The Politician

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    Ben Platt stars in the Ryan Murphy dramedy The Politician as Payton Hobart, a wealthy and competitive teen running for president of his high school. Like in The White Lotus, we definitely get a helping of the absurdist attitudes held by the faux-woke ultra-rich. 

    Where to watch it: Netflix  

    7. Succession

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    Succession is also all about the darkly comedic struggles of the rich and powerful. The family soap takes us into the dysfunctional Roy family as the kids figure out what to do with their media empire as their father, Logan (Brian Cox), starts struggling with his health. 

    Where to watch: HBO Max  

    8. Little Fires Everywhere

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    Based on Celeste Ng’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, Little Fires Everywhere starts with the luxurious Richardson house ensconced in flames. At the core of the mystery and drama that surrounds the narrative is a contrasting character study between the privileged Elena Richardson (Reese Witherspoon) and the mysterious Mia Warren (Kerry Washington), a newcomer to Shaker Heights who Elena essentially asks to be her housekeeper. 

    Where to watch it: Hulu 

    9. Grand Budapest Hotel

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    Missing some hotel drama? Watch Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel and see how Gustave holds up against Armond when it comes to delivering quality hotel service to a wealthy clientele. 

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video 

    10. The O.C.

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    The O.C. is an early '00s gem that really probes into the lives of the wealthy and beautiful, while still building rich, complicated characters as well. We see the lavish lives and dark secrets of the whole O.C. ecosystem through the eyes of one Ryan Atwood (Benjamin McKenzie), a troubled teenager from the other side of town. 

    Where to watch it: HBO Max 

    11. Gossip Girl

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    It’s another Josh Schwartz project about rich teenagers! Instead of a resort in Hawaii, we’re entangled in the complicated lives of wealthy teens from the Upper East Side. And yes, there’s a new reboot that you can follow up on as well! 

    Where to watch it: HBO Max  

    12. Big Little Lies

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    Dark secrets lie beneath the relaxed veneer of the affluent coastal community in Big Little Lies, which is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty. Just like The White Lotus, Big Little Lies features a stacked cast, with Laura Dern, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Zoë Kravitz in the lead. 

    Where to watch it: HBO Max  

    13. Ready or Not

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    If Rachel thought Molly Shannon was bad as an in-law, just imagine what Samara Weaving’s Grace goes through when she marries into her rich husband’s family. The Le Domas clan have a bit of a creepy secret — if someone pulls Hide and Seek from their game box, they have to hunt down that person before dawn, or else the entire family dies. Talk about twisted rich people problems! 

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video 

    14. Mad Men

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    Mad Men is a classic when it comes to spotlighting problematic and morally bankrupt rich people. Follow the mysterious Don Draper (Jon Hamm) and all of his ad agency hijinks and personal drama in this critically acclaimed series.

    Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video  

    15. Parasite

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    Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite takes us along for a ride as the struggling Kims figure out ways to infiltrate the wealthy Park household as workers. It’s essentially a dramedy like The White Lotus, but it’s definitely one where thriller elements are amped up.

    Where to watch it: Hulu 

    16. Schitt's Creek

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    Schitt’s Creek does follow the dysfunctional lives of the rich (and somewhat famous, if we count Moira's illustrious soap career), but it’s a nicer respite if you’re looking for a more wholesome show. Basically, the premise of the series is that the absurdly wealthy Roses lose all of their money and end up in the small town of Schitt’s Creek, where they learn the value of ~love and friendship~. 

    Where to watch it: Netflix   

    17. The Undoing

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    Right after Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman graced us with the twisty mystery thriller The Undoing, where we get another psychological study of a troubled wealthy family — although the Frasers may have worse problems than the Mossbachers. 

    Where to watch it: HBO Max  

    18. Kevin Can F**k Himself

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    Right after Schitt’s Creek, Annie Murphy returns to the small screen to play a Boston housewife who starts to brew dark plans after getting fed up with her emotionally neglectful husband. Kevin Can F**k Himself isn’t so much about the tension between the haves and the have-nots (although it does touch on class), but it does share a darkly comedic tone with The White Lotus, as it goes back and forth between a straightforward drama thriller and a conventional sitcom setup.

    Where to watch it: AMC+  

    19. Enlightened

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    About a decade ago, The White Lotus’s Mike White collaborated with Lara Dern to create Enlightened, in which Dern portrays Amy, a stressed-out executive who ends up having a breakdown and heads to a treatment facility. After adopting a new outlook to life, Amy returns to find her world turned upside down. We imagine that she and The White Lotus’s Nicole might be friends in some parallel universe. 

    Where to watch it: HBO Max  

    What are you queuing up after The White Lotus? Dive into those recs below like Mark and Quinn in those scuba lessons!