Alert Drama Kings and Queens. There is nothing like an immersive drama show to sit back and watch for long hours. Who doesn’t love drama as long as its not in our lives, right? Here are the 7 drama shows that we recommend you watch on Netflix right now.
The Netflix Original American crime thriller series created by Joe Penhall takes you back to 1979 when the term ‘serial killer’ was common. More than it is today, I guess. The show is inspired by true-crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit which is the story of the man who pioneered the science of profiling serial killers. Mind Hunter revolves around two FBI agents, Holden Ford and Bill Tench along with psychologist Wendy Carr. They interview imprisoned serial killers to understand how they think to devise a way to profile potential killers and catch them. The show with two seasons is described as chilling and scary by Netflix.
The Norwegian comedy-drama series directed by Kjetil Indregard revolves around Espen, a nondescript man in his thirties who is beloved by all. He is a patient in a psychiatric hospital who has not expressed a single word, but experiences each day with limitless opportunities, adventure and romance in his head. All this happens only in his imagination may be insane, or maybe he is just having fun. The show was developed by TV 2 Zebra, as an experiment where viewers helped select the best concepts for new television series.
The American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams follows the story of Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman), a financial adviser. Marty drags his wife, Wendy (Laura Linney), and two children from Chicago to Lake of the Ozarks following a money-laundering scheme gone wrong. On reaching the Missouri Ozarks, he is tasked to launder $500 million for a Mexican drug cartel in five years.
The historical drama series created and principally written by Peter Morgan offers an intimate look on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The show chronicling her drama, romances, political rivalries and the historical events of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that also shaped the latter half of the 20th century. The show starring Claire Foy in the titular role explores the early years of Elizabethan reign in the first and second season. The third season explores the middle age of the queen and the Olivia Colman took over for Claire Foy. The fourth season which again star Colman is expected to be released by late 2020.
The Haunting Of Hill House
The Netflix Original American anthology supernatural horror drama series created by Mike Flanagan is loosely based on Shirley Jackson’s seminal novel of the same name. The show is regarded as one the best Netflix horror series for Mike Flanagan’s brilliant and masterful making. The show switches between past and present of a fractured family, haunted by their paranormal experiences at Hill House. The show is an entirely new take on horror series with mostly every single thing in the scenes making for an integral part of the storyline. The show is equally scary and suspenseful so that once you start watching it you won’t soon escape.
Anne With An E
The Canadian series created by Moira Walley-Beckett is a worthwhile adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 classic work of children’s literature, “Anne of Green Gables”. The story follows a plucky orphan whose passions run deep finds an unlikely home with a spinster Marilla Cuthbert and her soft-spoken bachelor brother Matthew. The show brought a surprisingly modern sensibility to Anne’s world with the thoughtful expansion of the original story and is sure to appeal to adults who grew up reading it. The show also has an anti-bullying and female empowerment message fit for children.
Better Call Saul
The American crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould is a prequel, spin-off of Vince Gilligan’s show Breaking Bad. Better Call Saul is loved by the audience for the dark-humour combined with captivating and stylised experience. The show focuses on the life of Jimmy McGill, who becomes Saul Goodman, six years before he meets Walter White. The show follows Jimmy’s transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer”. The elements of dishonesty, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations and private investigator themes make the show one of the favourite show in the crime drama genre.
There you go then. But if the list didn’t feature any of your favourites (doubt it though) we’ve got other lists to boot too!