Netflix has something for everyone and for every interest. Whether you are a horror buff or a crime show fan, whether you are mystery lover or you pump your adrenaline with action filled show, whether you are a scifi addict or a history junkie, you will have a lot to entertain yourself in Netflix.
However, most of the blogs and review sites will only tell you the most common and already widely known shows or movies. Shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, American Horror Stories, Orange is The New Black etc etc are almost the common denominator in all top shows to watch in Netflix. However, if you are like me, who likes to find non conventional shows, shows that are not american made, then there are some pretty good gems to watch for. Here is a list of 10 shows for you to watch right now if you haven’t already.
The Chalet (Le Chalet)
Thriller, Crime | French
A 6 part french mini series thriller set in the remote countryside of the french alps. It is a revenge thriller that is captivating, intriguing, sinister in plot and one that depicts the real side of humans emotions when it comes to money or love. The scenic setting, beautiful cinematography, a haunting background score, and the first rate performance of the with wicked characters form the backbone of this binge-worthy thriller. Don’t be underwhelmed by the IMDB ratings. Just go ahead and watch it.
Scifi, Mystery, Crime | German
A story of four families, their intricate relationships, missing children and an almost supernatural touch. This is the setting of this suspense and mystery scifi television show that takes place in a small German town of Winden. Unlike most other mystery shows this will keep you on the edge of your seat and will unfold the unknown in a systematic manner. People say Stranger Things is good. Wait until you see this. Great acting, haunting score, fine cinematography. a eerie supernatural feeling and time travel will give you chills as well as keep you pumped up.
Thriller, Crime, Action | Hindi
A mob and underworld crime thriller set in Mumbai. This story follows a police inspector, who after a phone call, tries to unravel a mystery event that might bring a disaster in the city within the next 25 days. The show chronicles what follows from various angles. and in flashbacks the making of a the underworld Don Ganesh Gaitonde and his relations with the protagonist. Brilliantly acted by some of the best Bollywood actors, this show is a fine specimen of some of the best shows in Netflix.
Horror, Thriller | Hindi
A dystopian future, a bleak world under military rule and an evil, flesh eating shapeshifting spirit that is out to wreck vengeance. “Ghoul”, the latest Netflix horror thriller; a second production from the collaboration of Netflix and Phantom Films, this time joining forces with the folks from Blumhouse, is a fantastic horror thriller offering from India. It was released on the 24th of August, 2018 as a three part miniseries, written and directed by Patrick Graham and staring Radhika Apte in the leading role. The story is presented in a plate that is original in the horror genre and is a must watch for every horror fan.
Crime, Thriller, Mystery | Finnish
A nordic noir television series. It is a crime thriller that follows a lead detective, Sofia Karppi, investigating the death of a girl found buried in a new construction site. Sofia is just back to work in Helsinki after her husband’s death. She is joined by a rookie detective Sakari Nurmi. The story follows these two detectives in search for answers with ups and downs and finally forming a great chemistry between them as partners.. If you liked The Killing then you will enjoy this.
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