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The Last TycoonThe Last Tycoon
Prime Video, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

This show centers on Stahr, Hollywood's first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930′s as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady, a character based on Louis B. Mayer. With Stahr as a focal point, the series delves into the true violence, sex and towering ambition of Hollywood in the 30′s.


Still Star-CrossedStill Star-Crossed
ABC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

This is based on the book by Melinda Taub. Set in 16th century Verona after the events in William Shakespeare's tragedy, it follows the conflict between the Capulets and the Montagues in the wake of Romeo and Juliet's deaths. In the book, to end the family feud, Prince Escalus orders the most eligible Montague bachelor, Benvolio, Romeo's best friend, to marry Juliet's older cousin, Capulet maid Rosaline, the girl Romeo first loved.


Small AxeSmall Axe
BBC One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Small Axe is an anthology series, set within London's West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early 80s.


Mob CityMob City
TNT, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 1.5/5

This is the true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of L.A.'s criminal world.


InterrogationInterrogation
Paramount+, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime
Rating: 3.7/5

Interrogation is an original concept based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years, in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal of turning the viewer into a detective. Based on the series' unusual structure, the first nine episodes of the series will be released to watch in any order, and the conclusive season finale will be released at a later date.


AngelyneAngelyne
Peacock, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.3/5

Limited series based on The Hollywood Reporter feature that explored the identity of L.A.'s mysterious billboard bombshell.


ClarkClark
Netflix, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

This is the incredible story behind Sweden's most notorious gangster, Clark Olofsson, whose infamous crimes gave rise to the term "Stockholm Syndrome".


StonehouseStonehouse
ITV, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

Stonehouse was a high-flying politician in the Labour Party in the 1970s but was involved in an extramarital affair, had financial problems and had acted as a spy for the Czech Secret Service, which took its toll and led to him faking his death and fleeing to Australia. He was eventually found and brought back to England by British detectives.


BabyBaby
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Inspired by a true story, this series follows a group of Roman teenagers as they defy society in their search for identity and independence.


Ridley RoadRidley Road
BBC One, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.9/5

Ridley Road is a thriller set against the backdrop of a swinging sixties London we haven't seen: an East End world where far right fascism is on the rise. When Vivien Epstein follows her lover into danger and he is caught between life and death, Vivien finds herself going undercover with the fascists, not only for him but for the sake of her country.


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