Or follow these links for the best of other genres: Please note: This list pertains to U. We've scoured the vast expanse of the service and come back with our picks for the best dramas on Netflix right now, including recent Oscar-winners, all-time classics, and brilliant indies that may have slipped under your radar. Fans of shows like Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job or sketch shows like Kroll Show and Key and Peele owe it to themselves to check out Mr. The series follows Adora, an orphan adopted and raised by Hordak, an evil ruler of the planet Etheria and commander of the Horde. Money Heist was renewed by Netflix for a third season, coming in 2019.
Easy is brought to you by Joe Swanberg, a major player in the mumblecore movement in film during the 2000s and the director of films like Happy Christmas and Drinking Buddies. When four friends-turned-business-partners realize their big-business scam artistry is about to become the target of a government takedown, they summon an arbitrator and gather in the wee hours of the night to decide which one of them should take the fall and earn an inevitable life sentence, and which three should walk free. Raul Julia and Anjelica Huston star as Gomez and Morticia Addams, a married couple desperately in love and living out the perfect life of macabre familial bliss, with regular trips to torture chambers, kids who are constantly and literally trying to murder each other, and a disembodied hand who gives great scalp massages. Still, this Netflix original thriller follows a dysfunctional family of hotel owners in Monroe County, Florida, and if you can get over the slow pace of the story, is really quite good. Add in the fact that Mads Mikkelsen is starring alongside Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, and Matt Lucas and we're looking forward to this one.
Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles was considered offensive when it came out, and it's downright shocking today. As violence begins to break out between the two collections of Oregon residents, the government looks to step in to prevent more attacks. Though all Netflix Originals are marked as such, there are different levels to how original their programming is. The comedy looks to tear apart stigmas of disabilities as a writer who is stuck in the past and a young boy with a disability venture on a road trip together. Wet Hot American Summer has been on quite a journey, but the original is still arguably the best.
Since then, well, you probably know the rest of the story. While in the game, Leila meets Tess, a cool and charming girl who loves to party, but secretly harbours a dark secret. Some of them are fun for the whole family, some make more sense for a drunken evening hanging out with your pals. The six episodes focus on Barack Obama in his first interview since leaving office , George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, and Howard Stern. These sagas are brought to vivid and impressive life by a remarkable cast and insightful writing, which proves just as captivating as any of the flashier dramas on Netflix. When Core starts to investigate deeper into the boy's disappearance, he uncovers an insanely creepy secret involving First Nations lore, demons, and an abundance of scary wolf masks.
But in The Truman Show, the laughs have a disturbing undercurrent. Skeletons will be brought out of closets, and family will consider unthinkable crimes. City of God Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund direct a brutal crime drama set in Rio de Janeiro, where children grow up in, and into, a violent society. Yet Doug Kenney, who fell or jumped to his death in Hawaii a month after the release of the 1980 golf classic, remains woefully obscure, perhaps by his own design. Note: This article is frequently amended to remove films no longer on Netflix, and to include more comedy films that are now available on the service.
Chuck Lorre has been behind some of your favorite sitcoms of the last twenty years, from critical hits like Mom and Roseanne to huge hits with audiences like The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men. Though the series initially suffers from a slow burn, the show is both creative and visually-inspired, with a diverse cast led by Jaden Smith and Jimmy Smits. Based on the novella of the same name by Stephen King, a wonderful film of suspense this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat as it explores what guilt can do to the human mind. Part docudrama, part miniseries, this six-part epic is brought to you by director Errol Morris, best known for his documentaries Gates of Heaven, The Thin Blue Line, and The Fog of War. Pegg and Nick Frost are golden together, and the bravura action-packed finale is one for the books.
Told over thirteen chapters, the show follows the adventures of the fearless Hilda, a girl with blue hair who travels to the city of Trolberg from her once-reclusive world of the wilderness. Queer Eye: The odds were stacked against Queer Eye's success. It's a sequel to The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, but don't worry about watching the films in sequence. Glow stars Alison Brie Community as Ruth Wilder, a down-and-out actress who stumbles upon an audition for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling league. The Lobster This bizarre comedy from director Yorgos Lanthimos The Favourite stars Colin Farrell as a man who has to find a lifelong mate in 45 days. The answer continues to keep us awake at night.
And they probably will, too. Release date: Sometime in 2019 Gillian Anderson will star in this show about two teenagers who set up an underground sex therapy ring at their high school. Everyone in the cast is a delight, but Seann William Scott in particular has never been better. Doug, his father who has struggled to connect with Sam, decides to help Sam further his relationship. With a brutal and heartfelt story, it shows how painful living with anorexia and other such conditions is for those that suffer. The series, featuring the voices of America's favorite funny people Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jenny Slate, Maya Rudolph, and more , gives us a way to laugh through the trauma of growing up.
An absolute gem of the Netflix Originals library and one that may not have come to the light of day had Netflix not published it for the world to see. Hold the Dark 2018 Hold the Dark is definitely one of the weirdest movies of 2018. The film examines them throughout their years together as the two, once so passionate, grow increasingly irritated and somewhat disinterested in each other. Why did these maniacs target this particular couple? When their safe house becomes too dangerous to stay, mother of 2 Malorie must take her children downstream on a dangerous river to find their next home. Director Matt Palmer finds psychological nuance in this well-trodden material, making a familiar hike feel like a brand new journey into the unknown. It's an exquisite portrait of the human heart.