Love The Handmaid’s Tale? Here’s What To Watch Next

Our top picks for dystopic flicks.

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The Handmaid’s Tale (Image Source: Cosmopolitan)

So you’ve finished watching The Handmaid’s Tale (now streaming on SBS On Demand), you’ve read the book, and now you’re looking for more. Look, we don’t blame you. Luckily, there’s a whole heap of similarly themed shows and movies out there for you, and we’ve got the lowdown on a few of the best.

TV Shows

  1. Black Mirror

If you haven’t watched Black Mirror yet, you’re in for a treat. Focused on the different paths that technology could lead us down, each standalone episode of the three seasons shows us a frightening future. Happy endings are few and far between, but these dystopic tales can seem a bit close to home.

Where to watch? Netflix

  1. Orphan Black

Looking into the world of cloning, this Canadian drama features five characters all played by Tatiana, who deservedly won an Emmy for her role(s). Full of secrecy, deception, and terrifying scientific advancements, Orphan Black is definitely worth the watch.

Where to watch? Stan

  1. The 100

This post-apocalyptic sci-fi series premiered back in 2014, so if you’re looking for an extensive back catalogue, this won’t disappoint. Set 97 years after a nuclear disaster, it follows 100 humans who are sent down to Earth from an orbiting station to see if more life remains on the planet. Suspenseful and dramatic, this show will keep you coming back for more.

Where to watch? Netflix

  1. Jericho

After nuclear attacks hit 23 major cities in the USA, survivors in the small town of Jericho, Kansas, are left to deal in the aftermath. Though there are only two seasons, the show has been continued in a number of comic books, if it really takes your fancy.

Where to watch? Amazon Prime Video