The best 10 TV shows to watch on Netflix

27/06/2019

After revolutionizing the television landscape with its streaming service, Netflix first self-commissioned original content series was House Of Card, released in 2013, and the company has dramatically grown its original content since that time. The current stable of Netflix Originals includes a massive number of scripted and documentary series produced in-house or co-produced with other studios specifically for Netflix - and that's not even counting the gobs of other programs on Netflix, including many for which the company holds exclusive streaming rights. 
 

With such a diverse pool of originals to choose from, you might be wondering: Which of these shows are worth watching for this weekend?  That’s where we come in. We’ve assembled a list of the best 10 Netflix Original series available right now te begin your watching experience if you are a new subscriber.

 

Strangers Things 

2 seasons, 17 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.9/10

Set in 1980s stranger things is a Scifi horror TV show created by Duffer Brothers,  Matt and Ross for Netflix. 

The story happened after the mysterious and sudden vanishing of a young boy, the people of a small town (Hawkins ) begian to uncover a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, portals to another world, and sinister monsters. And strange young girl appears in the town. She has telekinetic powers and is on the run from the laboratory. The laboratory is researching supernatural phenomena and may have unwittingly unlocked a gateway to another dimension. 

Stranger things season three finally back after a long wait on 4 July. 

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder. 

 

Narcos 

4 seasons, 40 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.9/10

Narcos is based on the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the global and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colomian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and 2 Americans DEA agents: Steve Murphy and Javier Peña, who are sent to Colombia on a U.S mission to capture and ultimately kill Pablo. 

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook.
 

13 Reasons Why 

2 seasons, 26 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.3/10

Clay Jensen returns home from school one day to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush who committed suicde two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why. 

Stars: Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro


 


Peaky Blinders 

4 seasons, 24 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.8/10

Thomas Shelby and his brothers return to Birmingham after serving in the Biritsh Army during World War I. Shelby and Peaky Blinders, the gang he is leader of, control the city of Birmingham But as Shelby’s ambitions extend beyond Birmingham, he plans to build on the business empire he’s created, and stop anyone who gets in his way. 

Stars:  Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson

Dark

2 season, 19 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.7/10

Dark, a new german Netflix drama with a spooky, supernatural bent, It’s a puzzle box drama where every piece has its place, where every last plot point fits together. The series is conceptually dark, full of cheating spouses, ugly secrets, grotesque killings, and dead birds falling from the sky in a hail of limp, twisted bodies. 

Dark reveals it’s twists with a great sense of bravura, to the degree that even the one was able to predict took my breath away It’s a series meant to be watched late at night, with the lights off, experienced like a ghost story around a campfire that’s burning down to its final embers.

Stars: Oliver Masucci, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel 

 

You 

1 season, 10 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 7.8/10

The series based on the best -selling 2014 novel of the same name by author Caroline Kepnes, whose other works include Providence and Hidden Bodies.

Penn Badgley plays Joe, a bookstore manager and absolute creepazoid who spots a woman shopping in his store — Beck, played by Elizabeth Lail — immediately decides she must be his. 

He concludes that no one else sees her true worth so he finds her online, figures out her address, and within the space of a day,  he becomes so obsessed about her. 

Stars:  Penn Badgley, Ambyr Childers, Elizabeth Lail

 
The Haunting Of Hill House 

1 season, 10 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.7/10

The Haunting of hill house is a 1959 gothic horror novel. A finalist for the national book award considered one of the best literary ghost stories published during the 20th century. 

In the summer of 1992, Hugh and Olivia have moved their five kids Steven, Shirley, Theodora, Luke and Nell into a huge, old mansion called Hill House to renovate the mansion in order to sell it and build their own house. However, due to expected repairs, they have to stay longer, and they begin to experience increasing paranormal phenomena that result is a tragic loss and family fleeing from the house. 

Twenty -six years later, the Crain siblings and their father reunite after tragedy strikes again, and they are forced to confront haunting memories of their old home and terrifying events that drove them from it. 

Stars: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas

 

La Casa De Papel (Money Heist)

2 season, 22 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.6/10

The series centres on ‘professional criminal mastermind’ The Professor (played by Alvaro Morte) who has put together a group of thieves with the intention of carrying out a perfect heist. 

His plan? To get them lock themselves, with hostages, in the Royal Mint of Spain and take home 2.4bn Euros in the course of things - while he watches them from afar and manipulates the cops into keeping away from the building.

The whole thing takes place over the course of 11 days - the time it will take the thieves to print those Euros they’re after - but they pull it off before the cops close in? Let’s just say it doesn't go quite according to plan but we can’t give away any more than that. 

And season three coming in July 19.

Stars: Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño, Álvaro Morte 

Black Mirror 

5 seasons, 22 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.9/10

Black Mirror is an anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. 

Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone -- a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones.
Stars:  Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel

Ozark 

2 seasons, 20 episodes 

IMDb Rate: 8.3/10

 The Byrdes and their teenage kids, Charlotte and Jonah, are, for all intents and purposes, an ordinary family with ordinary lives. Except for the job of Marty, a Chicago financial advisor who also serves as the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. When things go awry, Marty must uproot his family from the skyscrapers of Chicago and relocate to the lazy lake region of the Missouri Ozrark.  

Stars:  Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner

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