Top 10 Netflix Original Series Of All Time

Netflix is one of the well-curated and diverse OTT platforms; along with good curation, they also deliver good original contents, which fuel their impressive growth.

Since the time of its inception, Netflix has been churning out some extensively compelling original content that has gripped audiences across the globe. During the time of the pandemic, the platform gathered an immense amount of recognition and fueled its growth to a great level but they always have been offering shows that are highly engaging and impressively made. Here’s the list of series that are exclusive to Netflix and are immensely captivating.


  1. Dark (2017 – 2020)

Starting the list with the Sci-Fi drama series ‘Dark’ originally made in German language this series is a nail-biting thriller that starts with a local child who goes missing. The rampant that follows is something no one can imagine. As the story starts to evolve the mystery intensifies and as an audience, you will be more intrigued to know what next that the show has to offer is. There are many attributes of this show, murder mystery, time travel, cycle of life, and some philosophical angles, and everything adds up to the drama of this highly popular series.


  1. Mindhunter (2017 – 2019)

This psychological crime thriller is a must-watch if you love crime dramas. This is a quite straightforward show that shows two FBI agents, Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) interviewing serial killers. The story starts to gain gravity as they go deeper into the minds of serial killers.


  1. The Witcher (2019 – )

The magnificent multi-genre show touches everything including, Drama, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy. This story revolves around the protagonist of the show Geralt of Rivia portrayed by Henry Cavill and how powerful action-packed gestures to save Ciri, portrayed by Freya Allan, alongside another powerful witch Yennefer of Vengerberg (Anya Chalotra).


  1. Black Mirror (2011 – )

This Sci-fi, Psychological Thriller, Dystopia series consists of a series of short films and anecdotes of people. The series is created by Charlie Brooker and the compelling stories of this series not only awestruck people but also show the darker side of society along with various aspects of the human mind and psychology. The show is finely cerebral and interestingly distributed when you find yourself completely hooked to each story while they all are telling something new and fresh.


  1. Stranger Things (2016 – )

This show portrays the time of the 1980s, the fashion of that time, and various other factors of that time including the music. The show is all about a Sci-Fi thriller and how after a boy goes missing from his house unveils the darkest secrets kept by the nearby science labs. This show offers supernatural encounters along with some references to the works of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, and Stephen King.


  1. Peaky Blinders (2013 – )

Though this is a BBC show Netflix has distributed the show to everywhere else a Netflix Original. And this is regarded as Netflix’s one of the most loved and followed shows of all time. The enigma of the show is based on the story of three brothers and the underground gangster series has gripped many audiences. The iconic opening credit to the compelling story writing and impressive works of the ensemble cast including Cillian Murphy.


  1. Bridgerton (2020 – )

Since 2020, Bridgerton has become a British cultural phenomenon. The show is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. The story of this show revolves around the family of Viscount of Britain and how each of them falls in love. The lighthearted love flings are extremely compelling to watch. The series has offered two seasons already with a prequel story of Queen Charlotte. Though, “Queen Charlotte” is inspired by true events.


  1. Squid Game (2021 – )

This is one of the most-watched South Korean shows on Netflix. The amount of popularity the show gained within a few days was really amazing and the writing of this story was also extremely compelling. The story is about real real-life game show, where you can die or anything can happen to you. This is a race and if you fail you die and in the end, there will be only one winner who will get a large amount of money.


  1. The Queen’s Gambit (2020)

This extremely cerebral show is based on the novel by Walter Tevis. This is a limited Netflix series, that takes the audience on an unexpected journey of understanding the chess move called Queen’s Gambit. The cast of the show includes impressive artists like Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, and Moses Ingram. The show is based on a competitive chess tournament in the 1950s. The story follows Beth Harmon, portrayed by Anya Taylor-Joy, a Kentucky orphan who discovers an aptitude for chess.


  1. Money Heist (2017 – )

As the show came in 2017, it took the world by a red storm, the show was immensely powerful and shared an impeccable notion of the correction of this society. The group of vigilant thieves gathers in one place to perform the biggest heist that history has ever seen. The nail-biting sequences followed by the compelling writing aptitudes made this show a worldwide phenomenon. The show was originally made in Spanish but language was no problem when it came to conveying a compelling story.

Mentioning only 10 Netflix Original series that have impacted the world is sort of disheartening as the platform has given too many good series to vouch for. From late-night binge-watch to introducing to the world of K-dramas, here is the extended version of this list where you can find some intriguing suggestions.


  • More Netflix series that are thoroughly loved by Netflix Users:
  1. After Life (2019 – 2022)
  2. Love, Death & Robots (2019 – )
  3. The Last Kingdom (2015 – 2022)
  4. Ozark (2017 – 2022)
  5. Heartstopper (2022 – )
  6. Daredevil (2015 – 2018)
  7. House of Cards (2013 – 2018)
  8. Narcos (2015 – 2017)
  9. BoJack Horseman (2014 – 2020)
  10. Arcane (2021 – )
  11. Bodies (2023)
  12. Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (2023)
  13. Blue Eye Samurai (2023)
  14. The Fall of the House of Usher (2023)
  15. Lupin (2021)
  16. Everything Now (2023)
  17. Neon (2023)
  18. One Piece (2023)
  19. Sex Education (2019)
  20. Wrestlers (2023)
  21. Virgin River (2019)
  22. Mask Girl (2023)
  23. The Chosen One (2023)
  24. Painkiller (2023)
  25. Who Is Erin Carter? (2023)
  26. The Lincoln Lawyer (2022)
  27. Quarterback (2023)
  28. Manifest (2018)
  29. Catching Killers (2021)
  30. Our Planet (2019)
  31. Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (2023)
  32. FUBAR (2023)
  33. XO, Kitty (2023)
  34. Sweet Tooth (2021)
  35. The Diplomat (2023)
  36. The Night Agent (2023)
  37. Florida Man (2023)
  38. Unstable (2023)
  39. You (2018)
  40. That ’90s Show (2023)
  41. The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022)
  42. Dead to Me (2019)
  43. The Watcher (2022)
  44. The Sandman (2022)
  45. The Cuphead Show! (2022)
  46. Cobra Kai (2018)
  47. Inventing Anna (2022)
  48. American Vandal (2017)
  49. The Crown (2016 – )
  50. Lock & Key (2020 – )

Share this list with your watch partner and see how many shows you both have seen by far. Along with stunning visuals and impressive quality content, these are some of the most impressive options based on various rating sites like IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. The most interesting part of this is that Netflix often merges genres, which is a great and refreshing approach to making incredibly gravitating series. This list only includes the original Netflix’s the curated parts are not even included where you can find timeless shows like Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, Friends, Bing Bang Theory, and many more. Happy Watching.

Edith Slocum

I am Edith Slocum and I have over 16 years experience in the financial services industry giving me a vast understanding of how news affects the financial markets. I am an active day trader spending the majority of my time analyzing earnings reports and watching commodities and derivatives. I have a Masters Degree in Economics from Westminster University with previous roles counting Investment Banking. <strong>Address:</strong> 4510 Sigley Road, Salina, KS 67401, USA <strong>Phone:</strong> (+1) 785-534-9610 <strong>Email:</strong> [email protected]

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