Netflix remains one of the most popular streaming services of the moment for its great variety in audiovisual productions ranging from movies to series and for its fair price. The only problem with this platform is that it offers so much diversity that it is difficult to know where to start. But don't worry, we're here to help you out. Discover what are the best Netflix series currently available.
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In the days that run, streaming is gaining more and more ground, and seriously threatens the old cable hegemona. Much "fault" of this situation is just Netflix, which with its extensive and qualified offer often leaves the competition far behind. (Just keep in mind that some titles on this list may not be available outside the United States).
After 27 cars in the faculty parking lot have been vandalized with raw images, the school clown is expelled.
However, when two companions initiate a documentary-style investigation into the incident, suddenly everyone becomes suspicious in this surprisingly convincing and hilarious series.
Specific, American vandal It is a false documentary that manages to channel the doubt or uncertainty of: "Did he really do it?
Like the series of real crimes that inspire it, the first season of American VandalIt is full of twists and turns narratives that keep the audience intrigued.
Moreover, the first season of the series obtained excellent critics, which led Netflix to commission a second season of eight episodes that will be released in 2018.
If you can drive a little (or a lot) in a good mood, you should enjoy Big mouth.
This animated series follows two seventh-grade students, Nick and Andrew (the creator of the Nick Kroll and John Mulaney series), with their growing sexuality, represented by a grotesque and rude “hormone monster,” whose basic desires cause agitation. and frustration
Her friends Jessi (Jessi Klein) and Jay (Jason Mantzoukas) also face puberty to varying degrees, as does Missy (Jenny Slate).
Big mouth It is a rather crude series, but the humor used denies the nuanced exploration of adolescence and physical maturation. The series deftly handles the difficulties of life in the institute, including the common misconceptions that children have about their sexuality and their bodies.
What happens when technology goes too far? Without a doubt, this is a very 21st century series.
Y Black mirror (originally broadcast on British Channel 4, before being acquired by Netflix) is a fun and hard answer to that question.
Most of the episodes of this chilling series deal with hypothetical situations that are the result of progress, without brake, of technology, often tracing a somewhat disturbing story, but very well connected with the way we work and live today in gives.
The third season of the series – the first produced by Netflix – includes a large number of family names, from Bryce Dallas Howard to Gugu Mbatha-Raw, which creator / writer Charlie Brooker uses with great effect.
Despite the critics I received the first season, Bojack He has improved considerably and has received better critics in his second and third season.
The animation series centers around BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett), a 90s comedy star who recovers and tries to find happiness, as well as his previous fame.
In this world, half human beings, half animals are the norm. And much of the humor of the series is produced simply by leaving the stereotypes associated with its animal halves.
The real strength of the program lies in its sincerity, however, when BoJack struggles to deal with his insecurities and weaknesses in a city full of celebrities. Paul F. Tompkins (Best Week Ever), Alison Brie (Community) and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) provide their voices to a series that changes from hilarious to depressing in an impressive way.
This documentary series presents viewers with the main culinary minds from around the world, offering a vision about their experiences and the responsibilities of these renowned chefs.
Each episode focuses on a different restaurant and mixes, with great effect, some personal stories with some culinary content. So most viewers should enjoy and also appreciate the work of these chefs.
The quality of each episode depends largely on the personality of the chef chosen, and some like Massimo Bottura in the first season, or Dominique Crenn, in the second – they are friendlier and more natural in front of the camera than others. Even so, the series is a good option compared to the cooking programs that dominate cable and television.
Netflix aside, The crown It is perhaps the best television program at the moment. It is easily the most outstanding series of British little since Downton Abbey, The crown He follows the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, in different periods of her life, beginning with her marriage in 1947 with Prince Philip of Edinburgh.
The reception of the series has been overwhelmingly positive, since almost all aspects of it – performance, production value and historical accuracy – have been widely praised. The interesting format of the series makes Netflix reformulate the role of Elizabeth and other characters from season to season.
Claire Foy starred in seasons one and two alongside Matt Smith (Dr. Who) and Vanessa Kirby, while we know that Olivia Colman (Peep Show) take the royal reins in the third season (with Helena Bonham Carter to play Princess Margaret Netflix also plans to produce a total of 60 episodes in six seasons.
Daredevil It is based largely on Charlie Cox and his starring role. This series shows the darkest side of Marvel Studios superheroes.
The action sequences of the show are fun and the kind interpretations of Elden Henson and Deborah Ann Woll bring a bit of comic relief and heart to the shadow stage, but the real stars of the show are as always villains like Vincent D'Onofrio and also Jon Bernthal
This series is as convincing as visceral.
As the only series of a foreign language on our list, Dark It will deserve a special mention, and not because it is German, but because it is incredible. In fact, make you think you know what to expect, but trust us, it's not like that. The city of Winden lives in the shadow of the eternal clouds, which gives Dark an environment more macabre than Stranger Things.
Dark weave multiple stories in the midst of complex endemic relationships of small town life. So, if you are in the mood for a joyful romp or a satisfying romance, take a step back: this is not the series you are looking for. But if you love serious stories with a gift for the dramatic (and a lot of despair), watch this series.
After Justin Simien's 2014 homonymous film received excellent critics, Netflix commissioned the young director of a television series of several seasons, presenting the same characters and an altered story.
The series is about black students at a predominantly white (and fictitious) Ivy League university, the University of Winchester, who work to try to find group and individual identities while creating a place within the school's ecosystem.
Logan Browning plays Sam White, a student who runs a radio program titled Dear White People, which causes some controversy among students. Thanks to Simien's expert touch, the series skillfully handles the nuances of identity, romance, education and socialization with a lot of magical moments, helping to inform about other points of view without appearing judicious or vengeful.
This series, created by Joe Swanberg, provides realistic representations of love and sex in the 21st century. Although it has the participation of several stars – including Orlando Bloom, Emily Ratajkowski and Dave Franco, to name a few – Swanberg manages to make you forget that you are seeing someone famous thanks to the elaboration of deep characters in spaces 30 minutes
Each story tells the struggles of a couple or group of people in Chicago, where gender roles and language barriers are equal obstacles for people seeking happiness. The brevity, however, prevents most of the stories from reaching any kind of satisfactory conclusion, but it is a sincere collection of stories that most find familiar.
Stop if you've heard this before: an unfortunate actress in the mid-80s (Alison Brie) joins a wrestling program for low-budget women run by a dishonest director (Marc Maron).
GLOW – what it means Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling – It was a true show in the mid-80s that showed struggle (of course) with extravagant and colorful characters and sketches of crazy comedies.
Thus, Netflix's approach shows the ladies of GLOW struggling with their personal problems while trying to unite and produce a successful show; It's a dangerous premise, but it works incredibly well thanks to the dedicated performances of Brie, Maron and Betty Gelpin. British rocker Kate Nash, Sydelle Noel and Britney Young are also excellent in their supporting roles.
Oscar nominee twice Scott Frank (Out of Sight, Logan) He created this Western drama for Netflix and the miniseries won a lot of Primetime Emmy Award nominations for their stingy seven episode story.
The series takes place in a small mining town during the 1880s, after an accident at the mine caused the death of almost all male residents of the city. However, the remaining women are doing well, until a gunman arrives in the city fleeing from his former mentor, the bloodthirsty leader of an expatriate gang.
The story introduces Jeff Daniels as the cruel leader of the gang, but actress Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey and Jackie Merritt Wever are the true figures of the show, playing a pair of pioneer women who don't need any man to run their business.
Daniels, Dockery and Wever obtained Emmy nominations for their performances, with Daniels and Wever earning their respective nomination categories. The series features an absolutely amazing cinematography, a brilliant dialogue and compelling action scenes to accompany its excellent performances.
This terrifying series by Mike Flanagan, the writer and director of Oculus Y Ouija: Origin of Evil, offers a new twist to the 1959 Shirley Jackson novel of the same name. The Haunting of Hill House It shows a family that moves to an old house with the intention of renovating it, but in that process, they experience dozens of terrifying paranormal events and a mysterious tragedy that forces them out of the enchanted mansion.
The story is based on the experiences and memories of each family member in Hill house and years later, as the trauma of these encounters shapes their lives, the characters return to the house where it all began.
The Haunting of Hill House It is one of the best horror stories to debut on any screen, with a great plot, characters and an incredible aesthetic in each scene.
Krysten Ritter shines as the anti-hero Jessica Jones, who now runs her own detective agency
l same as Daredevil, the series is darker, although it lacks some of the silly and medical qualities that Daredevil embodies Jessica Jones It is thematically heavier, since the characters deal with issues such as rape and posttraumatic stress disorder.
The same as Daredevil, David Tennant's interpretation, in the role of villain Kilgrave, is remarkable in this series, evoking perhaps the best performance of any Marvel club villain.
In addition, the structure seems especially suitable for the future inclusion of guest heroes; Luke Cage It occupies a prominent place in the first season.
The last adaptation of Irwin Allen's historical science fiction series, Lost in space, tells us the avatars of the Robinson family, which has traveled to the deepest part of the stellar space through a program destined to find a new home for humanity. Of course, their itinerary deviates from their course and they end up in a completely unknown new galaxy, leading them to a series of dangerous scenarios in which the family must work together to survive. Toby Stephens (Black sails) plays the father of John Robinson, whose wife (Maureen) is the leader of the expedition. The children are played by Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall and Maxwell Jenkins, with the support of Parker Posey, Ignacio Serrichio and others.
While it is the same old version of The Swiss Family Robinson at its core, the special effects, the set design and the cinematography of the series are frankly excellent, giving a sense of legitimacy to the many dangers they face in space. Perhaps the most important thing is that family dynamics, especially with the three children and the robot Will, feel very real, turning everything sometimes into a comedy of situations in space.
If you have never seen an episode of Master of NoneYou will be surprised to see the star / creator Aziz Ansari depart from his characteristic comedy style.
This series follows Dev Shah (Ansari), a not-so-famous actor who lives in New York and simply tries to survive. Master of None It offers a unique and honest version of the comedy, which depends less on the final auctions and is more situational.
Some episodes are fun, while others are sad, but all are well written and natural.
Nol Wells and Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show) provide some help and, although the performance may occasionally feel a little tense, the sharp writing and Ansari's performances really convey. In addition, Aziz's true parents also appear as Dev's parents in several funny snippets.
Why do we become obsessed with serial killers? Maybe it's because we don't really understand what makes them work.
That is the hook of Mindhunter, a criminal drama with David Fincher (Fight Club, Gone Girl) and Charlize Theron in executive production.
Jonathan Groff (Glee, Hamilton) and Holt McCallany are FBI agents in charge of interviewing and evaluating serial killers in order to build personality profiles that can help solve current and future cases.
Together with Anna Torv (Fringe), a largely animate cast takes the stage here, while the two agents investigate and interview real killers.
Mindhunter It is largely a shadow series, with creepy performances and several photos of the crime scenes. So, if you like it Nightcrawler, Zodiac Y Silence of the Lambsyou like Mindhunter.
Despite the historical releases that have been taken, any objection to this series can easily be forgiven thanks to some absolutely brilliant performances by Wagner Moura (Escobar) and Boyd Holbrook (Steve Murphy).
Narcos details the rise of Pablo Escobar in the world of drug trafficking in Colombia, as the other side of the biggest drug cartels of all time, based in Medelln.
Moura shows a Escobar who is a dedicated family man and a ruthless boss with alarming ease, while DEA agents Murphy and Javier Pea (Pedro Pascal) work to capture the elusive drug trafficker.
If you are not familiar with Escobar's story, this series offers a fascinating (though not totally realistic) look on man, and the chaos that caused in an entire continent during its heyday.
To say that Hollywood has representation problems will be the biggest underestimate in the world, but with On my block, Netflix is working to remedy those problems. The series tells the story of four first-year high school students, all of color, in an ingenious story that culminates in some very dramatic moments. Monse (Sierra Capri) is a very unfeminine girl with deep feelings for one of her close friends, Csar (Diego Tinoco), who tries to balance an unstable family life with the social demands of the school and her feelings for Monse.
Ruby (Jason Genao) is an ingenious parlanchn, Jamal (Brett Gray) is a constantly searching nerd, and Olivia (Ronni Hawk) is trying to make things work after her family was deported. The series treats with grace the ethnic and cultural divisions, showing how difficult it is to grow as a person of color in the United States.
This tragicomedy is the jewel in the crown of Netflix's original series list, judging by critics, at least.
Orange Is The New Black He has received dozens of nominations and awards for focusing on a story that occurs in an exclusively female prison where Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) is. The Brooklyn girl is involved in a drug issue for which she ends up being imprisoned, as a result of the relationship she had with her partner at that time (Laura Prepon).
The series has been praised for its reflections on inmates, issues related to race, sexuality and emotions in an environment with female dominance.
Jason Bateman appeared on the Hollywood scene in the early 80's as a young fraud, starring in stories like Teen Wolf Too Y The Hogan Family before going through a drug-induced mist in the 90s and then experiencing a major professional renaissance in recent years.
Ozark in Bateman's career is something different from what many have seen, playing the role of a financial planner dedicated to laundering money that moves to the remote Ozark Mountains in Missouri to escape the law.
But, as expected, they find it anyway, and Marty (Bateman) must fight to stay afloat while paying off the debts he holds with a Mexican cartel.
Laura Linney plays an incredible role as Marty's wife and Julia Garner is particularly good at playing the strange Ruth Langmore. Although Ozark naturally compares with Breaking Bad, its scope is not so great (an), but Bateman seems to improve in each episode.
This critically acclaimed series features Natasha Lyonne playing a woman who is caught in a time loop, reliving the birthday of her birthday and dying again and again. Lyonne co-created the series along with Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland, and the first season of eight episodes received much praise from critics and the public. The atmosphere of the show in the middle of the nightlife of New York City, the colorful characters that enter and leave the life of the character of Lyonne, and the deep immersion in the psychological aspects of his experience make it much more than a history over Groundhog day.
The creators of the series Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski go to amazing places, both geographical and dramatic, in this series about a group of eight people scattered around the world who suddenly find themselves mentally and emotionally connected.
The first season explores how his cast of characters deal with their lives, the loves and deeply personal experiences they share, as well as the creative ways in which their individual skill sets can be combined. Social policy, gender identity and sexuality play an important role in the themes of this series, and its science fiction concept serves as the narrative tool to take you to the hearts and minds of its eight different characters.
However, the expensive production led Netflix to finish the series after its second season, but a campaign promoted by its fervent fans has resulted in an extension of two hours to end the series that will be released later this year. . Both in scope and in its willingness to address complicated issues, Sense8 is a beautiful experiment.
Asa Butterfield plays the son of a renowned sex therapist (Gillian Anderson), who is involved in a similar role with his teenage partners, who have or try to have sex, but rarely have them and, when they do, they do not enjoy it . The debut series in January with positive critics and was renewed for a second season only a month later. Wonderfully performed and with a fantastic cast, it also stars Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells and Kedar Williams-Stirling, although it is worth (and much) to see Anderson acting as the loving and unfiltered mother of Butterfield's character.
This science fiction series arrived in the summer of 2016, appealing to nostalgia and, at the same time, telling an exciting story that becomes more exciting with each episode.
When Will Byers, 12, disappears in the small town of Hawkins, his mother Joyce (Winona Ryder) thinks he is losing his mind, believing that Will was taken by supernatural forces. Meanwhile, Will's friends work hard to find and rescue him, with the help of a mysterious young woman named Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), who appears apparently out of nowhere.
The mystery becomes darker and darker as the season progresses, as more and more members of the Hawkins community get carried away by this spooky story.
Created by Guillermo del Toro, the story of Trollhunters is quite common for a series of cartoons (ostensibly for children), but its masterful animation and voice acting differs it from the rest.
When a 15-year-old boy, Jim Lake (the late Anton Yelchin), finds a magical amulet, he becomes the Troll Hunter, a magical being in charge of protecting a world of trolls, hidden under the human world.
Jim must balance his real-life responsibilities with his new identity, fighting the wicked and making friends. It provides excellent vocal support Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Jonathan Hyde (Jumanji) and Fred Tatasciore.
The story is as follows: 43 women give birth on the same day, at the same time, despite not showing signs of pregnancy beforehand, and seven of the children are adopted by an eccentric billionaire who turns them into a team of superheroes Children known as The Umbrella Academy. The group eventually dissolves in their teens, to reunite as adults when their adoptive father dies. The old quarrels arise again and the team is faced again, but they will be forced to overcome their differences and thus avoid the end of the world.
The Netflix series was a success when it debuted in February 2019, and it was already approved a second season, with Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min. Cameron Britton and Mary J. Blige. The series is based on the cmics series of the same name, created and written by Gerard Way of the band My Chemical Romance and the illustrator Gabriel B.
Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper, The Office) spent 15 years of his life trapped in the basement of a lunatic sect with three other women, before being rescued by the police.
After escaping, Kimmy immediately moves to New York City and tries to adapt to the outside world.
Thus, this series, produced by Tina Fey, has received eleven Emmy nominations in its first two seasons, and critics have praised Kemper's "unswervingly" optimistic spin as Kimmy, mixing a cheerful and childlike behavior along with a series of demons. mental ones that are under the surface.
Many of the plots thrive due to the hilarious performances of Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski (30 Rock) and Carol Kane (Annie Hall, Taxi).
* Updated on October 10, 2019 by Mara Teresa Lopes.