Atmospheric TV Series

List of the most atmospheric series selected by visitors to our site: Stranger Things, The Expanse, Game of Thrones, Lost, Counterpart, The Resident, Waco, American Horror Story, Hilda, The Haunting of Hill House.

In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Stranger Things (2016)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersChildrens, Monsters
PlotSupernatural, Adventures, Missing people, Investigation, Abduction, Superpowers
PlacePortals to other worlds, Parallel worlds, School, Small towns
StyleNetflix, Atmospheric, Popular, Spectacular, Fascinating, Worth watching

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

The Expanse (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Partners
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Action, Spectacular

A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 9.3)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersKings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters
Plotbetrayal, Magic, Love, Intrigue, Adventures, Politics
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Worth watching, Popular, Fascinating

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Lost (2004)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Fate, Death, Supernatural
PlaceAirplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleAtmospheric, Worth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, Action, Spectacular

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Counterpart (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersPartners, Special agents
PlotInvestigation
PlaceParallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

Howard Silk is a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.

The Resident (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:08
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotMedicine
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Makes me think, Fascinating, Spectacular

A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.

Waco (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotSects, FBI
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Based on real events

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

American Horror Story (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Ghosts
PlotLife after death, Magic, Voodoo, Death, Supernatural
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA, School
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.

Hilda (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersChildrens, Dragons, Elves
PlotAdventures
StyleAtmospheric, For children, Netflix, By comics, Fascinating, Easy, Lovely

Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBrothers, Ghosts, Parents, Family, Sisters, Lesbians
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers
StyleNetflix, Atmospheric, Spectacular, Worth watching

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Hannibal (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersCannibals, Serial killers, Maniacs, Special agents
PlotFBI, Death
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Action, For men, Worth watching

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Titans (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersDemons, Superhero, Superhero team
PlotTravel, Revenge, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Netflix, Fascinating, By comics, Atmospheric, DC, Action

A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman's first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.

The Rookie (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Special agents
PlotInvestigation
StyleAtmospheric, For men, Action, Fascinating

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

The Terror (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersMonsters, Shamans, Indians, Cannibals
PlotSurvival
PlaceShips
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Based on real events, For men

The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.

Legacies (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire, Witches, Friends, Werewolves, Teenagers
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Investigation, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Romantic, Fascinating, Action

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Les Misérables (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:59
CharactersPoor
PlotDepression, Love, Uprising
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, By books, Touching

France, 1815. Jean Valjean, a common thief, is released from prison after having lived a hell in life for 19 years, but a small mistake puts the law again on his trail. Ruthless Inspector Javert pursues him thorough years, driven by a twisted sense of justice, while Valjean reforms himself, thrives and dedicates his life to good deeds. In 1832, while the revolution ravages the streets of Paris, Valjean and Javert cross their paths for the last time.

Chernobyl (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 9.4)
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56
CharactersScientists
PlotDisasters, Politics
PlaceRussia, Forest
StyleAtmospheric, Based on real events, Worth watching, Short, Popular, Touching, Makes me think

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

The Boys (2019)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersCelebrities, Criminals, Superhero, Killers, Superhero team, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Investigation, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Fancy, Action, Worth watching, Fascinating, Dark, By comics

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Supernatural (2005)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersBrothers, Angels, Gods, Demons, Vampire, Monsters, Ghosts
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers, Love, Adventures, Mystery, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Fascinating, Popular

When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

11.22.63 (2016)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotTime travel, Fate
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Atmospheric, Spectacular, Fascinating, Philosophical, Action

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.




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