Netflix has been trying to keep every type of viewer pleased, no can’t deny that. And it also seems to manage it pretty well too, as far as we can see. The beloved streaming platform has been developing too many projects to get its users well entertained with lots of options. So we gathered the best Netflix Original Series according to their IMDb ranks for you to see and watch if you still haven’t.
From comic book superheroes to ’80s-soaked sci-fi, Netflix provides every kind of content to its subscribers to keep them happy. Even if this is why it is so great and beloved, it also can make us work hard as well. It’s mostly because we usually get lost in the streaming platform among the options while searching for a good show to watch. Thereby, Netflix‘s original content list is also growing day by day that we can’t keep up with it as well. So, if you are also struggling to figure out which original show to watch next, we offer you to start right down below.
1- When They See Us | IMDb: 9/10
It is an American crime drama television miniseries created, co-written, and directed by Ava DuVernay for Netflix. It premiered in four parts on May 31, 2019. It follows the events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families of the five male suspects. They were falsely accused then prosecuted on charges related to the rape and assault of a woman in Central Park, New York City. The series’ cast includes Jharrel Jerome, Asante Blackk, Jovan Adepo, Michael K. Williams, and much more.
“Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.”
2- Narcos | IMDb: 8.9/10
This Netflix original is an crime thriller drama series produced and created by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro. The series had louded during its airing and acclaimed favorable by critics and viewers. Narcos has also won many awards with its cast performance and well-crafted and fluent storyline.
“A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.”
3- House of Cards | IMDb: 8.9/10
This Netflix original series is a political thriller involving a lot of highs and plenty of lows and seen as the grandfather of streaming platform’s original programming. The show has its own twists and turns that seems to manage its viewers surprise everytime with non-stop. So, even if it sounds boring, it actually offers you a pleasant watching-experience along with in equal measure. You shouldn’t miss this series, especially if you are interested in politics.
4- Stranger Things | IMDb: 8.8/10
There is no need to talk about it too much about it, I guess. But couldn’t make this list without mentioning this beloved and well-crafted series as well. It is one of the best anticipated and popular series all over the world that Netflix has provided, no doubt. It is an science fiction horror mystery-thriller series created by the well-known and talented Duffer Brothers and released on Netflix. The brothers serve as showrunners and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen. The series first landed on Netflix on July 15, 2016. All I can say, start immediately if you still haven’t!
“When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.”
5- Peaky Blinders | IMDb: 8.8/10
As a British period crime drama, this Netflix original series manages to blend roughly-accented melodrama with historical events in an addictive, violent and intense way. It had became so quickly popular and gathered enarmous fan group following. It is created by Steven Knight. The series follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family in the direct aftermath of the First World War. The fictional family is loosely based on a real urban youth gang of the same name, who were active in the city from the 1890s to the early 20th century in Birmingham, England.
“A gangster family epic set in 1900s England, centering on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.”
6- Dark | IMDb: 8.8/10
The German science fiction thriller series co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese for Netflix. During its airing from 2017 to 2020, this Netflix original series was one of the most anticipated hit series on the platform. It surely blew everyone’s mind with its well-crafted and mystreious storyline at that time. And if you still haven’t watch, it must do the same to yours since it’s one the must-seen series of all times.
“A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.”
7- The Crown | IMDb: 8.7/10
Netflix original series, The Crown is the only series that can unite royalists and casual onlookers by the gripping dramatization of Queen Elizabeth II‘s decades-spanning reign. The Crown has been approaching sometimes in contentious ways to decades of the royals’ history since multiple seasons, as well. But it is also one of the most beloved original series of the streaming platform, no questions asked. It’s a historical drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, created and principally written by Peter Morgan, and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.
“Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.”
8- The Punisher | IMDb: 8.7/10
As one of the most compelling heroe of the MCU, The Punisher is created by Steve Lightfoot as Netflix, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it continuitues with the films and other television series of the franchise as a spin-off of Marvel’s Daredevil.
“After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes the vigilante known as “The Punisher,” with only one goal in mind: to avenge them.”
9- BoJack Horseman | IMDb: 8.6/10
BoJack Horseman is an adult animated tragicomedy sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. This Netflix original series as cartoon is in an alternate world where humans and anthropomorphic animals live side by side. The main character BoJack Horseman is living in relative obscurity in his Hollywood Hills mansion as he tries a monumental comeback to celebrity once he had. On the other hand, his addiction to drugs, alcohol, and recklessness are among the other problems he is trying to deal with. Unlike most cartoons, BoJack continues struggling with the funny problems that happened to him where the previous episode left off just like other normal series.
“BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit television show “Horsin’ Around” in the ’80s and ’90s, now he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.”
10- Daredevil | IMDb: 8.6/10
Drew Goddard has created the series for the streaming service. Netflix original series is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing continuity with the films of the franchise, and is the first in a series of shows that lead to The Defenders crossover miniseries. It has a really brilliant shot along with its excellent choreograph, and well-crafted storyline. It is darker, more brutal, and grittier atmosphere than the usual MCU stories but still includes light and humor in it as well.
“A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil.”
11- The Witcher | IMDb: 8.5/10
As a Polish-American fantasy drama series, The Withcer has louded and become one of the most eagerly waited series among Netflix original series. It is produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. With its exciting and fantastic world, The Witcher offers a tasty experience along with Henry Cavill starring! While it’s second season is on its way to land on Netflix, there are also other sequels for the show which also prove that it has an endless universe and content to provide.
“Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.”
12- Sense8 | IMDb: 8.3/10
This Netflix original series is a science fiction drama, which created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. It takes you a sexy and disparate journey of love and relationships weave in and out of each other. While watching a group of people around the world who are suddenly linked mentally, it makes you also feel the affection the characters feel for one another along with them, which is really moving and thrilling. And there is really more, I assure you! If you still haven’t seen Sense8, you really must watch it immediately!
“A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world’s order.”
13- Atypical | IMDb: 8.3/10
It’s a charming coming-of-age comedy-drama show following an 18-year-old from Connecticut with high-functioning autism, Sam Gardner. The series doesn’t have that groundbreaking story, altought it is a good choice for a chilling, funny, and heartwarming experience.
“Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it’s time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam’s mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.”
14- The Last Kingdom | IMDb: 8.3/10
This Netflix original series is a British historical fiction and based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories series of novels. It can be seen as a Vikings version including epic battles and politics. So, if you are interested in such thing, this medieval series is a good choice for you, no doubt. It follows a Saxon lord striving to reclaim his birthright as England unites against a Danish invasion.
“As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred – born a Saxon but raised by Vikings – seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.”
15- F is for Family | IMDb: 8/10
F Is for Family centers on an Irish-American family in the mid-1970s. It is an adult animated Netflix original series created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. This dysfunctional suburban Irish-American family lives in the fictional town of Rustvale, Pennsylvania. One of the good things about the series, which reflects the 70’s America quite well, is also it has a plot continuity that we are not used to seeing in such animations lately. We can say that F is for Family similar to The Simpsons, Family Guy, and American Dad mold with a loving but flawed dad and a mum who could do better, and kids that always belong to the weird crows. So it’s a very high-quality animation that tells stories from life, sometimes includes drama but is also very entertaining.
“Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.”
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