TV shows worth watching

List of the best TV shows that everyone should watch: Squid Game, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Vikings, The Haunting of Hill House, Messiah, The Society, Stranger Things, Dark, Chernobyl.

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

Genre
Country
Squid Game (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama

Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games—with high stakes. But, a tempting prize awaits the victor.

House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55

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.

Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

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.

Messiah (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?

The Society (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

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

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09

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

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.

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.

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The Boys (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

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.

Elite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:33

When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.

Breaking Bad (2008)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Narcos (2015)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13

The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Homeland (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn.

Money Heist (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:52

To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.

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.

Black Sails (2014)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration00:56

The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, the most notorious criminal haven of its day – a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.

The Walking Dead (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Sherlock (2010)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Downton Abbey (2010)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:54

A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.

Silicon Valley (2014)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:28

In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley is an American sitcom that centers around six programmers who are living together and trying to make it big in the Silicon Valley.

Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration00:45

An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood.

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 Vampire Diaries (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.

The Wire (2002)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

The Sopranos (1999)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home life and the criminal organization he heads. Those difficulties are often highlighted through his ongoing professional relationship with psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi. The show features Tony's family members and Mafia associates in prominent roles and story arcs, most notably his wife Carmela and his cousin and protégé Christopher Moltisanti.

Outlander (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Spartacus (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:52

Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.

Westworld (2016)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

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.




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