Short series

List of the best short series selected by visitors to our site: The Beauty Inside, Chernobyl, Good Omens, Patrick Melrose, 11.22.63, A Young Doctor's Notebook, State of the Union, Parade's End, Olive Kitteridge, Alias Grace.

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

The Beauty Inside (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountryUSA

Alex wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside, but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love everything changes for him. He knows he will see her again, but she will never see him.

Chernobyl (2019)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56

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.

Good Omens (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:60

Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.

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.

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.

A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:24

A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.

State of the Union (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:11

Tom and Louise meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session. With each successive episode we piece together how their lives were, what drew them together and what has started to pull them apart.

Parade's End (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

The story of a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette in the midst of World War I and a Europe on the brink of profound change.

Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:59

A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.

Alias Grace (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryCanada
Duration02:35

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.

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The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

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

Little Dorrit (2008)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:30

Amy Dorrit spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed when her employer's son, Arthur Clennam, returns from overseas to solve his family's mysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.

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.

Waco (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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.

Unbelievable (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39

A teenager is charged with lying about her rape allegation, but two determined investigative female detectives discover a far more sinister truth.

When They See Us (2019)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:43

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

The Act (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:04

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

Band of Brothers (2001)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration10:00

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Devs (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

Mildred Pierce (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36

Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

Millennium (2010)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration01:30

Based on Stieg Larsson's literary phenomenon and featuring and Award winning* breakthrough performance by Noomi Rapace, the trilogy follows the unlikely heroine Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist.A past full of secrets that a mysterious underground Government group would kill to keep hidden.The Millennium TV miniseries is a compilation of the three Swedish film adaptations, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest with extended scenes, adding more depth in both the stories and the characters. It was divided into 6 episodes total, with each episode of the series about 93 minutes long, making the television series about 119 minutes longer than the movies.* Noomie Rapace, Best Actress, Empire Awards 2011

Defending Jacob (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, western, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration04:50

It’s the true American story of a legendary family feud—one that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia. The Hatfield-McCoy saga begins with Devil Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy.. Close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, they return to their neighboring homes—Hatfield in West Virginia, McCoy just across the Tug River border in Kentucky—to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments that soon explode into all-out warfare between their families. As hostilities grow, friends, neighbors and outside forces join the fight, bringing the two states to the brink of another civil war.

And Then There Were None (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30

Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts -- the improbably named Mr. and Mrs. U.N. Owen -- the weather sours and they find themselves cut off from civilization. Very soon, the guests, each struggling with their conscience, will start to die -- one by one, according to the rules of the nursery rhyme 'Ten Little Soldier Boys' -- a rhyme that hangs in every room of the house and ends with the most terrifying words of all: '... and then there were none.

The Night Manager (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37

Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper, Pine must himself become a criminal.

The Hour (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:58

A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.

Unorthodox (2020)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryGermany

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.

Godless (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration00:54

A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who’s found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women.

The Last Dance (2020)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball’s biggest names.




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