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TV Shows like the K-drama Taxi Driver

The popular revenge K-drama, Taxi Driver released its second season in 2023 after gaining a lot of popularity from its first released in 2021. The show follows the story of a group of people who help family members of victims of vicious crimes.

After desperate people contact Rainbow Taxi’s secret agency to help avenge their loved ones, the group led by Kim Do-gi, along with Sung-cheol, Go-eun, Kyung-goo and Jin-eon helps these desperate victims reunite with their families.

If you have enjoyed watching the newest season of Taxi Driver, here are 10 other similar shows you may like to watch!

The Player (2018)

Similarities: Crime, Action

When a smart swindler, a fighter, a hacker and a driver come together, they formulate a crime proceeds redemption team. This team attempts to take back property hidden away by criminals in their own way. Cha A-ryeong is the skilled driver on the team who was abandoned by her parents when she was little.

Together these four talented individuals in their respective fields create an elite team to solve crimes in partnership with a righteous prosecutor. They confiscate black money and make sure that those who earn money through crimes will be arrested.

My Name

Similarities: Revenge, Action

Distinctly similar to the way in which desperate family members want to avenge their loved ones in Taxi Driver, the 6-episode Netflix Original, My Name, follows the story of a young girl, Yoon Ji-woo whose father is murdered before her eyes.

Pledged to take revenge on her father’s killer, Ji-woo works for her father’s friend Choi Mu-jin under his crime group – Dongcheonpa. With Mu-jin’s help, Ji-woo becomes a mole in the police department in order to look for her father’s murderer who is one of the cops.

You can read our thoughts on My Name in our full season review here!

The Glory

Similarities: Revenge, Drama

The latest Netflix sensation, The Glory, follows the journey of revenge for a bullying victim. After Moon Dong-eun’s dreams are ruined by her school bully, Park Yoon-jin and her friends, Dong-eun makes it her life goal to destroy Yeon-jin’s life.

Dong-eun spends her teen years working hard to be a teacher and eventually joins the private school as the homeroom teacher of Yeon-jin’s daughter – Ye-sol.

You can read our thoughts on The Glory in our full season review here!

Mai: A Mother’s Rage

Similarities: Crime, Revenge

The 2022 Netflix Original is a 6-episode revenge thriller that follows the life of Sheel Chaudhary, a middle-class mother and a nurse working at an old age home, Geeta Bhawan. Sheel witnesses the accidental death of her daughter, Supriya by a speeding truck.

However, she is shocked to learn that the accident was premeditated. Learning that Supriya’s death was a case of pre-planned murder, the mourning mother pledges to uncover the truth about it and avenge her daughter.


Similarities: Revenge, Drama

The 2022 K-drama follows the story of revenge involving a woman named Lee La-el, who lost her father as a young girl. Knowing that a lot of powerful people were responsible for his death, La-el plots her revenge over the next 13 years with the help of Seo Eun-pyeong.

Seo Eun-pyeong was an orphan who witnessed the death of La-el’s father and pledges his allegiance to her by growing up to become a person of power by joining the National Assembly. Together Eun-pyeong and La-el target the CEO of LY Group, Kang Yoon-kyum, the central figure responsible for La-el’s father’s murder.

You can read our thoughts on Eve in our full season review here!

The Devil Judge

Similarities: Crime, Action

The dystopian Korean drama, The Devil Judge is set in a time of chaos in the country. A judge turns his courtroom into something of a reality show and punishes evil people mercilessly. Kang Yo-han is a judge who punishes corrupt and greedy men with power.

Jung Sun-a is an executive director of the Social Responsibility Foundation. She is smart and beautiful and also is Kang Yo-han’s enemy. She has the power to control the country by using her relationships.

Kim Ga-on is a rookie judge who has experienced difficult times after he lost his parents as a child. Yoon Soo-Hyun is a detective. She is Kim Ga-on’s long-time friend and chases after Kang Yo-han’s secret.

You can read our thoughts on The Devil Judge in our full season review here!

Girl From Nowhere

Similarities: Mystery, Revenge

The 2018 horror fiction revolves around Nanno, a young girl who transfers to different private schools in Thailand and exposes the lies, secrets and hypocrisy of the students and faculty there.

In order to provoke and expose the evil people in the school, Nanno lies and is revealed to be an immortal entity, punishing wrongdoers for their crimes and misdeeds.

You can read our thoughts on Girl From Nowhere in our full season review here!

Who Killed Sara?

Similarities: Mystery, Crime

Over its three seasons, the show Who Killed Sara? follows the life of Álex Guzmán. A brother who spends 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Álex is hellbent on finding out who killed his sister Sara and getting revenge on the Lazcano family who wronged him.

You can read our thoughts on Who Killed Sara? in our full season review here!

Avengers Social Club (2017)

Similarities: Comedy, Revenge

The K-drama follows the lives of three women from different backgrounds who come together with one ulterior motive – revenge. The three women, a middle-aged fish store, a housewife, and an heiress stumble together and join forces to carry out individual revenge plans against the different people that wronged the three. Although they start out as co-conspirators, along the way, this trio builds a strong friendship.

The Blacklist

Similarities: Crime, Action

The Blacklist follows Raymond “Red” Reddington, a former government agent turned high-profile criminal, who voluntarily surrenders to the FBI. He offers to help them track down and apprehend other dangerous criminals on his “blacklist,” but only if he can work with rookie profiler Elizabeth Keen.

As law enforcement and outside sources join hands, each episode of the show features a global criminal and Raymond Reddington assists the task force in hunting down and capturing them.

So there we have it, our 10 TV show alternatives to watch when you’re finished watching Taxi Driver Season 2.

What do you think of our picks? Do you agree? Are there any notable omissions? Let us know in the comments below!

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