Dystopian TV Series

Dystopian TV Series
List of the best dystopian TV series selected by visitors to our site: The Man in the High Castle, Brave New World, The Handmaid's Tale, Snowpiercer, Altered Carbon, 3%, Westworld, Years and Years, Black Mirror, Made For Love.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:35
StyleDystopian

Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich
PlotRevolution, Politics, Technology, Uprising, Drug addiction
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Unexpected ending, Makes me think

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLesbians, Childrens, Strong women, Pregnant women, Maids
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, For girls, Spectacular, Dystopian, Sad

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich, Poor
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceTrains
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Dystopian

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe as class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, detective, film noir, anime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersRich
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Dystopian, By books

After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryBrazil
Duration02:14
CharactersTeenagers, Rich, Losers, Orphans, Poor
Plotbetrayal, Survival Games, Survival, Money, Relationship
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersRobots, Rich, Androids, Heroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Investigation, Relationship
PlaceWild West
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Dystopian, Twisted plot

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:55
CharactersStrong women
PlotPolitics, Technology, Social networks
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Fascinating

As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersRobots
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology, Relationship, Computer games, Social networks
PlaceEngland, USA
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Worth watching, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich
PlotHarassment, Technology, Surveillance, The escape
TimeFuture
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Fascinating

Thirty-something Hazel Green tries to escape a suffocating marriage — until she realizes her tech billionaire husband has implanted a revolutionary tracking device, the Made for Love, in her brain.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

In an alternate history where black “Cross” people rule over white “Noughts”, young couple Sephy and Callum are divided by their colour but united by love.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, drama, music
CountryCanada

In a genre bending take on a coming of age story, a group of teens in a distant future colony uncover an ancient forbidden archive of historical, cultural and musical relics. This discovery forces them to question everything they've been taught, and use the power of music to ignite change in their reality to expose the truth.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sweden
Duration01:00
CharactersFamily, Androids, Robots
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival, Death, Relationship
PlaceSmall towns
StyleWorth watching, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, By manga

In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, France
Duration00:40
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Death, Politics, Love triangle, Revolution
StyleDystopian, Action

Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night throws at them. As the clock winds down with their fates hanging in the balance, each character is forced to reckon with their pasts as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersPoor
PlotTechnology
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Fascinating

Set in the not-too-distant future, this comedy anthology explores the issues of everyday life in the metropolis of Weird — stories that can only be told through the prism of sci-fi and comedy.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersNurses, Janitors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Missing people, Justice
PlacePrison, France
StyleFascinating

Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryPoland
Duration01:34
CharactersPolice
PlotUprising
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

Twenty years after a devastating terrorist attack in 1983 that halted the course of Poland's liberation and the subsequent downfall of the Soviet Union, an idealistic law student Kajetan and a disgraced police investigator Anatol stumble upon a conspiracy that has kept the Iron Curtain standing and Poland living under a repressive police state.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:00
CharactersTeenagers, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Intrigue
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleWorth watching

Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersWitches, Fairies, Monsters, Terrorists, Detectives
PlotLove, Investigation, Magic, Mystery, Love triangle
PlaceEngland, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleDark

In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Action

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
PlotVirtual Reality, Love triangle, Life after death, Money, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleEasy

In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryGermany
CharactersMusicians
PlotLife, Religion, Harassment, Wedding, Family life
PlaceBerlin, Germany
StyleShort, Women in the lead roles, Touching

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers
PlotVirtual Reality, Technology
TimeFuture

In the near future, people’s minds are connected to The Feed, giving them instant connectivity. When something or someone invades it, everyone is at risk.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:04
CharactersAliens, Androids
PlotSupernatural, Fate
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Spectacular, Twisted plot, To cry

A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

Follow a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization amid the fall of the Galactic Empire.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
PlotThe escape
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian

In the near future after a bitter civil war leaves Manhattan a demilitarized zone (DMZ), destroyed and isolated from the rest of the world, fierce medic Alma Ortega sets out on a harrowing journey to find the son she lost in the evacuation of New York City at the onset of the conflict. Standing in her way are gangs, militias, demagogues and warlords, including Parco Delgado, the popular — and deadly — leader of one of the most powerful gangs in the DMZ.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersJews
PlotSecond world war
PlaceUSA
StyleDystopian, Action, By books

An alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey, as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero and xenophobic populist, who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
PlaceMilitary bases
StyleDystopian

Called “Juggernaut,” these are the unmanned combat drones developed by the Republic of San Magnolia in answer to the attacks by the autonomous unmanned drones of the neighboring Empire of Giad, the “Legion”. But they’re only unmanned in name. In reality, they are piloted by the Eighty-sixers—those considered to be less than human and treated as mere tools. Determined to achieve his own mysterious ends, Shin, the captain of Spearhead Squadron, which is comprised of Eighty-sixers, continues to fight a hopeless war on a battlefield where only death awaits him.





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