Philosophical Series

List of the best philosophical series selected by visitors to our site: Black Mirror, The Midnight Gospel, Rosewood, The OA, True Detective, Dark, The New Pope, Avatar: The Last Airbender, 11.22.63, Chasing Life.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Black Mirror (2011)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43

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.

The Midnight Gospel (2020)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Traversing trippy worlds inside his universe simulator, Clancy the space caster explores existential questions about life, death and everything in between.

Rosewood (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.

The OA (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.

True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:13

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

The New Pope (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, United Kingdom, USA

As Pope Pius XIII hangs between life and death in a coma, charming and sophisticated moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox is placed on the papal throne and adopts the name John Paul III. A sequel series to “The Young Pope.”

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

11.22.63 (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

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.

Chasing Life (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA

April, an aspiring journalist, is balancing her ambitious career with her family and a new office romance. In an unexpected twist of fate, April learns that she has leukemia.

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Ramy Youssef: Feelings (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

In his first HBO stand-up comedy special, Ramy Youssef shares candid anecdotes about his life as an Egyptian-American comedian, writer, actor and director.

Childhood's End (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

The peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords,” whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture.

Maniac (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.

Planet of the Apes (1968)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUSA

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Young Sheldon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration05:15

The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.

Patrick Melrose (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05

A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Lodge 49 (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:13

Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

Dirk Gently (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:57

Detective Dirk Gently operates based on the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.

Miracle Workers (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.

Ad Vitam (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance

In a world where death is finally conquered and people can live forever, a cop (Darius, 120yo) and a young woman (Christa, 24yo) must investigate the mysterious suicide of seven teenagers. With the promise of eternal youth, why would a group of teenagers commit such an act? Was it a cult? A political act? The two will embark on a mysterious and dangerous investigation from which there will be no turning back.

The Outer Limits (1963)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA

The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end.

Sick of It (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

A middle-aged man recently ditched by his long-term girlfriend, ‘Karl’ lives with his elderly Auntie and his closest companion is his doppelgänger alter ego.

Babylon 5 (1994)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be worked out among duly appointed ambassadors. A council made up of representatives from the five major space-faring civilizations - the Earth Alliance, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic, Narn Regime, and Vorlon Empire - work with the League of Non-Aligned Worlds to keep interstellar relations under control. Aside from its diplomatic function, Babylon 5 also serves as a military post for Earth and a port of call for travelers, traders, businessmen, criminals, and Rangers.

Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World - The Animated Series (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

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8 Days (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryGermany
Duration00:43

With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?

Are You Human? (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40

Nam Shin is a son from a family who runs a large company. After an unexpected accident, he falls into a coma. His mother Oh Ro-Ra is an authority on brain science and artificial intelligence. She creates an android named Nam Shin III which looks like just like her son Nam Shin. The android pretends to be Nam Shin and he has a bodyguard So-Bong.

Merlí (2015)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain

TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.

To Your Eternity (2021)

In the beginning, an "orb" is cast unto Earth. "It" can do two things: change into the form of the thing that stimulates "it"; and come back to life after death. "It" morphs from orb to rock, then to wolf, and finally to boy, but roams about like a newborn who knows nothing. As a boy, "it" becomes Fushi. Through encounters with human kindness, Fushi not only gains survival skills, but grows as a "person". But his journey is darkened by the inexplicable and destructive enemy Nokker, as well as cruel partings with the people he loves.

Being Erica (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
Duration00:43

Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before debuting in 2009. It is produced by Temple Street Productions and distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide. The show stars Erin Karpluk as Erica Strange, a woman who begins seeing a therapist to deal with regrets in her life, only to discover the therapist has the ability to send her back in time to actually relive these events and even change them. In Canada, the second season premiered on September 22, 2009. Only 12 episodes were produced for the second season due to budget cuts at the CBC. On May 11, 2010, the CBC announced that Being Erica was renewed for a third season of 13 episodes. Soapnet announced that it was picking up the full third season as well. Season 3 debuted on September 21, 2010, at 9 pm ET, on CBC Television. In the United States, Season 3 began aired on Soapnet starting January 26, 2011. The show's fourth and final season aired in fall 2011. Although the show was never officially cancelled by the CBC, Sinyor told TV Guide during the fourth and final season run that the series had reached a natural conclusion and she had no plans to write or produce a fifth season.




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