Short series

List of the best short series selected by visitors to our site: WandaVision, Chernobyl, Good Omens, Patrick Melrose, 11.22.63, The Night Manager, And Then There Were None, The Slap, Olive Kitteridge, Houdini.

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

WandaVision (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Witches
PlotSupernatural, Superpowers
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Short

    Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

    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.

      Good Omens (2019)
      Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
      Genrefantasy, comedy
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
      Duration00:60
      CharactersAngels, Demons, Witches
      PlotReligion, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Death
      PlaceEngland
      StyleFancy, Short, Fascinating, Spectacular, Atmospheric

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

        Patrick Melrose (2018)
        Mark7 (imdb: 8.1)
        Genredrama
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration01:05
        CharactersFriends, Losers
        PlotDepression, Fate
        StyleFor men, Philosophical, Short, Fascinating

          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)
          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.

            The Night Manager (2016)
            Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            Duration01:37
            CharactersSpy
            PlotRevenge
            StyleShort, Action

              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.

              And Then There Were None (2015)
              Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.9)
              Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
              CountryUnited Kingdom
              Duration00:30
              CharactersFamily
              PlotInvestigation, Death, Survival
              PlaceEngland
              StyleShort, Atmospheric

                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 Slap (2015)
                Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.1)
                Genredrama
                CountryUSA
                Duration00:30
                CharactersFriends
                StyleShort, Action

                  A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core values of all who are pulled into it.

                  Olive Kitteridge (2014)
                  Markimdb: 8.3
                  Genredrama
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration03:59
                  CharactersMathematicians, Mothers, Family
                  PlotDeath
                  StyleShort, Atmospheric, Makes me think

                    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.

                    Houdini (2014)
                    Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
                    Genredrama, biography
                    CountryUSA, Canada
                    Duration02:32
                    CharactersMagicians, Wizards, Spy
                    PlacePrison
                    StyleShort, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Based on real events

                      The two-night scripted miniseries “Houdini” follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar.

                      The Escape Artist (2013)
                      Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
                      Genrethriller, drama
                      CountryUnited Kingdom
                      Duration03:00
                      CharactersLawyers
                      PlaceEngland
                      StyleShort, Action

                        A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results, not to mention a shocking twist.

                        The Great Train Robbery (2013)
                        Mark4 (imdb: 7.4)
                        Genredrama, crime, biography
                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                        Duration03:00
                        CharactersFriends, Partners
                        PlotRobbery
                        PlaceEngland
                        StyleShort, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events

                          8 August 1963: Britain wakes up to news of the biggest robbery in the country’s history. A train has been hijacked and robbed, 35 miles from its arrival in central London. The country is stunned. Who could be behind it? How did they pull off such an audacious raid?

                          Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
                          Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
                          Genremelodrama, drama, western, military, history
                          CountryUSA
                          Duration04:50
                          PlaceWild West
                          StyleShort

                            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.

                            Mildred Pierce (2011)
                            Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.7)
                            Genredrama
                            CountryUSA
                            Duration05:36
                            CharactersHousewives, Parents
                            PlotDepression, Divorce
                            StyleShort, Dark

                              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.

                              The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
                              Markimdb: 7.6
                              Genremelodrama, drama
                              CountryUnited Kingdom
                              Duration00:59
                              PlaceEngland
                              StyleShort, Fascinating

                                Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.

                                Millennium (2010)
                                Mark6 (imdb: 8.4)
                                Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
                                CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark
                                Duration01:30
                                CharactersDetectives, Journalists, Hackers
                                StyleShort

                                  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

                                  Single Father (2010)
                                  Markimdb: 7.8
                                  Genredrama
                                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                                  Duration01:00
                                  StyleShort

                                    Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too soon to fall in love again?

                                    The Take (2009)
                                    Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                                    Genrethriller, drama, crime
                                    CountryUnited Kingdom
                                    Duration00:42
                                    CharactersMafia, Gangsters
                                    PlaceEngland, Prison
                                    StyleShort, Fascinating

                                      Freddie Jackson is released from prison in 1984 having served a four-year sentence for armed robbery. His wife Jackie, who has been waiting for him on the outside in the mistaken belief that that he wants to go straight, soon finds herself disappointed: Freddie is in fact raring to get back into the game and has set his sights on becoming top dog in the East End underworld.

                                      Little Dorrit (2008)
                                      Mark6.6 (imdb: 8.2)
                                      Genremelodrama, drama, detective
                                      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                                      Duration00:30
                                      CharactersPoor, Widows
                                      PlotDeath, Mystery
                                      PlaceEngland
                                      StyleShort, Atmospheric, Fascinating

                                        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.

                                        Dead Set (2008)
                                        Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.6)
                                        Genrehorror, drama
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                                        Duration02:21
                                        CharactersZombie, Cannibals
                                        PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Death
                                        PlaceEngland
                                        StyleShort

                                          Dead Set is a critically acclaimed BAFTA-nominated British television black comic horror drama created by Charlie Brooker. The show takes place primarily on the set of a fictional series of the real television show Big Brother. The five episodes, aired over five consecutive nights, chronicle a zombie outbreak that strands the housemates and production staff inside the Big Brother House, which quickly becomes a shelter from the undead. Dead Set is a production of Zeppotron, part of the Endemol group of production and distribution companies that produces the actual Big Brother. Dead Set first aired on E4 starting on 27 October 2008, just six weeks after the end of Big Brother 2008 on that same channel.




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