‘Safe‘ is a British crime drama that revolves around a widowed surgeon named Tom who has brought up his two daughters alone, following his wife’s death. Things finally seem to be going right for the family with the trio living in a secured gated community, with close friends nearby and Tom beginning a new relationship. But complications arise when Tom’s 16-year-old elder daughter, Jenny, suddenly goes missing along with her boyfriend. In order to locate both the teens, Tom begins a frantic search and takes the help of his police detective girlfriend, Sophie. As the investigation proceeds, he starts uncovering several hidden secrets about the people closest to him.
Developed as an 8-part mini-series, ‘Safe’ gives its viewers a slick, cliffhanger ending. It does not prolong the story, and hence, does not dilute its essence. The audience gets all their answers by the time all the 45-minute long episodes come to a conclusion. There are no loose threads and viewers do not have to wait for another year to satisfy their curiosity.
So, have you watched ‘Safe’ yet? If you have not, don’t worry. You can still catch it on Netflix. And if you already have finished bingeing the entire series, then you might be looking for more shows that explore similar themes and ideas. So, here’s the list of best shows similar to ‘Safe’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these series like ‘Safe’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. Sharp Objects (2018)
‘Sharp Objects‘, adapted from Gillian Flynn’s eponymous debut novel, is a psychological thriller that debuted on HBO on July 8, 2018. Created by Marti Noxon and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, it stars Amy Adams as Camille Preaker, a reporter with her own personal troubles, who comes back to her hometown in order to document the murder of two girls. Alcoholic Camille has been recently discharged from a psychiatric hospital due to her tendency for self-destruction. After she arrives at her childhood home in Wind Gap, Missouri, she again comes under the scrutiny of her mother, forcing her to face her personal demons.
9. Single Father (2010)