In October 2022, Netflix released the thrilling series Holy Family – here are 7 series like it you need to watch. Bookmark these recommendations.
Thriller series where the characters seem to be hiding something that is often sinister make for compelling viewing. At Manolo Caro’s Holy family (original title: Sagrada Familia), a seemingly low-key family group moves to a luxurious neighborhood in Madrid.
It is clear from the beginning the new neighbors, especially the matriarch (Najwa Nimri), are up to something. She makes friends and talks about motherhood, but something is wrong with her and her family unit. Spanish crime thrillers have a knack for captivating audiences and keeping them glued to the screen until the very end. Here are some other titles you can check out after watching Holy familywhere the central theme revolves around characters revealing dark secrets.
7 series like Holy Family you have to watch
The House of Flowers (2018 – 2020)
Another exciting offering from the mind of Manolo Caro, The house of flowers also focuses on a woman trying to maintain the image of a perfect life. After learning of her husband’s infidelity when his mistress suddenly dies at their family’s business premises, she becomes increasingly determined to do whatever it takes to protect her family. The dark comedy series ran for three seasons and is available on Netflix.
Feria: Darkest Light (2022)
In this terrifying thriller, Feria: the darkest light, two sisters learn that their perfect family was anything but. After a cult-related mass suicide ravages their previously quiet town, the girls must find out all they can about the strange cult their missing parents have been secretly involved in.
Somebody’s got to die (2020)
someone must die is a three-part mystery set in conservative 1950s Spain. In this creation by Manolo Caro, a conservative family face dangerous consequences when their son’s secret love life comes to light.
The girl in the mirror (2022)
The girl in the mirror is centered on a young woman victim of a serious case of amnesia after an accident. She can no longer recognize herself or her family. Yet something lurks in the shadows, and she becomes increasingly convinced that those claiming to be her closets are hiding something sinister.
Fugitive is a nine-part thriller created by Joaquín Oristrell. The series moves between Mexico and Spain and tells the story of a woman (you might recognize Paz Vega from Rambo: Last Blood) who tries to protect her children while hiding from a violent ex.
The boarding school: Las Cumbres (2021)
Contrary to Holy familywhere the central plot is that of a family who hides something from those around them, the secrets surrounding the characters of this Spanish thriller, Boarding school: Las Cumbres, are hidden deep within their creepy boarding school. Four students gradually realize that the facility their parents have entrusted with their safety and education hides an inconceivable darkness.
The Mess You Leave Behind (2020)
This Spanish mystery drama revolves around a young woman who takes up a teaching job in a small village. She soon discovers that the inhabitants of her new home and her students are up to something sinister. Can she figure out what happened to the previous teacher before she suffered the same fate? The eight episodes of The mess you leave behind are available on Netflix.
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