15 Highly Recommended Netflix Series

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Netflix is addictive! It completely changed the meaning of entertainment. With Netflix releasing 100s of global and regional shows, in addition to their streaming rights, choosing what to watch can take hours. Let’s help you with it. Here are our 20 highly recommended Netflix series for you to binge on. 

Stranger Things

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Set in the 1980s, the sci-fi horror series follows a group of kids in Hawkins (Indiana) in their pursuit of strange creatures in alternate dimensions and aided with secret government experiments. The bonds of the characters are tested, they must rely on each other to uncover the truth and save Hawkins. The series is a perfect blend of 80s nostalgia, adventure, and horror. 

The Crown 

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A historical drama about the life of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown explores the political and personal challenges of the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. The series does a fantastic job in portraying the royal family with its meticulous attention to detail. Powered with compelling storytelling, the series presents nuanced insights into the world of monarchy and power. 

Breaking Bad 

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The crime drama follows the life of Walter White, a chemistry teacher who begins to produce and sell drugs after a cancer diagnosis. The series explores complex characters, their moral dilemmas, the consequences of human choices, and the dark underbelly of the criminal underworld. If you are a fan of thought-provoking stories and intense screenplay, Breaking Bad is a must watch. 

Black Mirror

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Welcome to a futuristic dystopian world! The anthology series has standalone episodes that explore the impact of technology on future humans. Each episode deep dives into an unsettling vision of our world, provoking an analysis of the impact of technology on us, specifically its ethical and moral implications. From virtual realities governing human existence to social media obsession, Black Mirror has it all! 


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If you love crime stories, Narcos will not disappoint. Based on the life of Pablo Escobar, the series is a crime drama about the rise of the cocaine trade in the late 20th century. The series is based in Colombia, and tracks the rise of Escobar to power, the social impact of drug trade, and role of drug enforcement. You have complex characters and intense action, combined with the repercussions of drug trade. 

Money Heist 

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The Spanish heist drama follows ‘The Professor’ who leads a gang of robbers to conduct elaborate heists. Money Heist climbed the global charts for its gripping storyline, gripping plot, and amazing characters planning to carry out a heist at the Royal Mint of Spain. The intricate plot line will keep you on the edge of the seat, from the beginning to the end. 

The Witcher 

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A fantasy series about the journey of Geralt of Rivia, The Witcher takes you to an immersive fantasy world filled with moral ambiguity, monsters and magic. Geralt of Rivia is a monster with supernatural abilities who embarks on a solo journey navigating complex relationships, mythical creatures, and political intrigue. Watch it for epic storytelling! 

The Umbrella Academy

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The series centers around a dysfunctional family where all siblings are adopted and each has extraordinary abilities. All the siblings reunite after the death of their adoptive father, and they are forced by circumstances to put their differences aside and unite to solve the mystery surrounding the death of the father. The Umbrella Academy offers a fresh perspective to the superhero genre. 


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Ozark follows the journey of Marty Byrde, a financial planner, who relocates with his family to Ozark with the intention to launder money for a drug cartel. The series is about Marty navigating complex family dynamics, outwitting ruthless criminals, dealing with law enforcement, and protecting his loved ones. Ozark takes you through an unpredictable journey into the criminal underworld. 


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If you love time travel, binge watch Dark! The German science thriller interweaves fate, time, and human nature with an intricate plot. Based in Winden, children start to disappear and four families find their fates interconnected across multiple timelines and generations. Secrets are uncovered and characters must race against time to prevent an apocalyptic event that can destroy the present world. 


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The series, set in the 1970s and 80s, follows the life of two FBI agents – Bill Tench and Holden Ford – who interview multiple serial killers and use that knowledge to develop criminal profiling technologies. They study the psychology of some of the notorious criminals of America, trying to understand their violent tendencies, behaviors, and motivations. Mindhunter has meticulous attention to detail and gives a chilling account of criminal psychology.

The Haunting of Hill House 

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This supernatural horror series explores the life of the Crain family as they recall the terrifying events that unfolded in their family home. The Haunting of Hill House follows a non-linear narrative, moving between past and present, and explores the themes of the supernatural and the trauma experienced by the family members. Be ready for some nail biting and chilling scenes. 

BoJack Horseman 

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Named after its titular character, the animated dramedy is about a talking horse who navigates his life in Hollywood, and explores the themes of existential despair, the result of fame and addiction. The series intricately explores human and animal nature and tackles complicated themes with wit and humor. It is one of the highly regarded animated series of the recent past. 

The Queen’s Gambit 

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Based on the novel of the same name, the series follows the life of the orphaned chess prodigy Beth Harmon as she journeys to reign the world of chess. The Queen’s Gambit is based during the Cold War era, and explores the themes of genius, obsession, and ambition. You see Beth navigating a male-dominated world of chess and her striving to conquer it, along with battling her personal demons. 


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A young woman reports being sexually assaulted and is met with disbelief from the community and the police, who refuse to believe her and engage in victim-blaming. Unbelievable is based on true events; the crime drama follows two investigators who uncover similar cases of sexual assault and revisit the initial report of the young woman in an endeavor to give justice to the victims. 


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