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Seven Worlds, One Planet

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

Seven Worlds, One Planet

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

  • Seven Worlds, One Planet
  • 9,0/10

1 season, 7 episodes

Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust creating seven extraordinary continents. This documentary series reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found there.

The Civil War

Documentary War & Politics USA 1990

The Civil War

Documentary War & Politics USA 1990

  • The Civil War
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 9 episodes

A comprehensive and definitive history of the American Civil War.

  • Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States
  • 8,7/10

1 season, 10 episodes

Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Documentary War & Politics France 2009

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Documentary War & Politics France 2009

  • Apocalypse: The Second World War
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 6 episodes

A six-part French documentary about the Second World War composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The series is shown in color, with the black and white footage being fully colorized, save for some original color footage. The only exception to the treatment are most Holocaust scenes, which are presented in the original black and white.

The Life of Mammals

Documentary United Kingdom 2002

The Life of Mammals

Documentary United Kingdom 2002

  • The Life of Mammals
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 10 episodes

David Attenborough presents a nature documentary series looking at why mammals are the most successful creatures on the planet.

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

  • Chernobyl
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 5 episodes

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.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Documentary History USA 2014

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Documentary History USA 2014

  • The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 7 episodes

Chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, fourteen hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to Eleanor’s death in 1962.

1 Litre of Tears

Drama Family Japan 2005

1 Litre of Tears

Drama Family Japan 2005

  • 1 Litre of Tears
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 11 episodes

1 Rittoru no Namida is a Japanese television drama for Fuji Television about a girl who was diagnosed with an incurable degenerative disease at 15, but was able to continue her life until her death at the age of 25.

The Century of the Self

Documentary War & Politics United Kingdom 2002

The Century of the Self

Documentary War & Politics United Kingdom 2002

  • The Century of the Self
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 4 episodes

The legacy of famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud informs the lives of people throughout the world even to this day, though it's a phenomenon to which most are unaware. The film is an exhaustive examination of his theories on human desire, and how they're applied to platforms such as advertising, consumerism and politics.

Wonders of the Universe

Documentary United Kingdom 2011

Wonders of the Universe

Documentary United Kingdom 2011

  • Wonders of the Universe
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 4 episodes

Professor Brian Cox reveals how the fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe but also answer mankind's greatest questions.

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Hymn of Death

Drama South Korea 2018

Hymn of Death

Drama South Korea 2018

1 season, 6 episodes

Based on a true story, the drama tells the tragic love story of Kim Woo Jin, a married stage drama writer, and Yun Shim Duk, Korea's first professional soprano, who meet while studying at Tokyo University in the 1920s. Yun Shim Duk's recording of "Death Song" became the first Korean pop song in 1926.

Til Death Do Us Part

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Taiwan 2019

Til Death Do Us Part

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Taiwan 2019

1 season, 7 episodes

Based on the speculative short stories of MirrorFiction, this sci-fi thriller anthology plunges headlong into our deepest desires -- and darkest fears.

Hjørdis

Comedy Drama Denmark 2015

Hjørdis

Comedy Drama Denmark 2015

1 season, 4 episodes

This miniseries spinoff of "Rita" follows teacher Hjørdis as she plans a school play on bullying featuring a cast of socially awkward students.

Godless

Drama Western USA 2017

Godless

Drama Western USA 2017

  • Godless
  • 7,8/10

1 season, 7 episodes

A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who’s found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women.

1 season, 6 episodes

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime sage that spanned decades.

The Keepers

Crime Documentary Mystery USA 2017

The Keepers

Crime Documentary Mystery USA 2017

  • The Keepers
  • 7,5/10

1 season, 7 episodes

This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

Four Seasons in Havana

Crime Drama Cuba 2016

Four Seasons in Havana

Crime Drama Cuba 2016

1 season, 4 episodes

As Havana slowly revolves through the year, wistful detective Mario Conde probes the sultry heart of the city to investigate dark and deadly crimes.

  • BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America
  • 7,5/10

1 season, 6 episodes

Soda Stereo, Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados and others figure in this 50-year history of Latin American rock through dictatorships, disasters and dissent.

Seven Seconds

Crime Drama USA 2018

Seven Seconds

Crime Drama USA 2018

  • Seven Seconds
  • 7,4/10

1 season, 10 episodes

Tensions run high between African American citizens and Caucasian cops in Jersey City when a teenage African American boy is critically injured by a cop.

Devilman: Crybaby

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

Devilman: Crybaby

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

  • Devilman: Crybaby
  • 7,3/10

1 season, 10 episodes

Akira Fudo learns from his best friend Ryo Asuka that demons will revive and reclaim the world from humans. With humans hopeless against this threat, Ryo suggests combining with a demon. With this, Akira becomes Devilman, a being with the power of demon but with a human heart.

The Best TV Shows: miniseries (2019)

Concrete Feeling

Documentary 2019

Concrete Feeling

Documentary 2019

1 season, 10 episodes

Concrete Feeling tells the story of French hip-hop. It’s about rap as social comment and how French hip-hop climbed the charts to become the most popular music in France.

Taiwan That You Love

Comedy Drama Philippines 2019

Taiwan That You Love

Comedy Drama Philippines 2019

1 season, 6 episodes

Meet Ivi, a girl who decided to live her dreams in Taiwan when she followed her longtime boyfriend, Eric. To earn allowance and to help with the living expenses, Ivi started an underground walking tour in Taipei with her best friend. During one of her misadventures, Ivi crosses paths with Wei Ting. The two unintentionally knock down a stranger who turns out to be the Matchmaking God, Yue Lao. Yue Lao claims that Ivi is the next Matchmaking Goddess and to break free from the curse, she needs to accomplish a mission so that she will not end alone forever. As Ivi finds the pressure burdensome to keep up with Eric, she also finds herself getting confused as she becomes closer with Wei Ting.

Seven Worlds, One Planet

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

Seven Worlds, One Planet

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

  • Seven Worlds, One Planet
  • 9,0/10

1 season, 7 episodes

Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust creating seven extraordinary continents. This documentary series reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found there.

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

  • Chernobyl
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 5 episodes

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.

Murder in the Bayou

Crime Documentary USA 2019

Murder in the Bayou

Crime Documentary USA 2019

1 season, 5 episodes

The five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the town of Jennings, Louisiana in rural Jefferson Davis Parish.

Til Death Do Us Part

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Taiwan 2019

Til Death Do Us Part

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Taiwan 2019

1 season, 7 episodes

Based on the speculative short stories of MirrorFiction, this sci-fi thriller anthology plunges headlong into our deepest desires -- and darkest fears.

Years and Years

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

Years and Years

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

  • Years and Years
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 6 episodes

As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

Unspeakable

Drama Canada 2019

Unspeakable

Drama Canada 2019

1 season, 8 episodes

In the early 1980’s, AIDS emerged and quickly became an epidemic. Those responsible for public safety failed. People were kept in the dark, afraid to speak out. Ignorance, arrogance, politics and economics all lead to betrayal, to cover-up, to scandal. Unspeakable is told from the perspective of two families caught in a tragedy that gripped a nation, as well as the doctors, nurses, corporations and bureaucracy responsible.

Unspeakable

Drama Canada 2019

Unspeakable

Drama Canada 2019

1 season, 8 episodes

In the early 1980’s, AIDS emerged and quickly became an epidemic. Those responsible for public safety failed. People were kept in the dark, afraid to speak out. Ignorance, arrogance, politics and economics all lead to betrayal, to cover-up, to scandal. Unspeakable is told from the perspective of two families caught in a tragedy that gripped a nation, as well as the doctors, nurses, corporations and bureaucracy responsible.

Fosse/Verdon

Drama USA 2019

Fosse/Verdon

Drama USA 2019

  • Fosse/Verdon
  • 7,5/10

1 season, 8 episodes

The story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a filmmaker and one of theater's most influential choreographers and directors; she was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they changed the face of American entertainment — at a perilous cost.

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Suno Chanda

Comedy Drama Family Pakistan 2018

Suno Chanda

Comedy Drama Family Pakistan 2018

2 seasons, 60 episodes

The series revolves around two people who hate each other but their families want them to marry. They make some plans to cancel their wedding but slowly get in love.

Unter einem Dach

Drama Germany 1974

Unter einem Dach

Drama Germany 1974

3 seasons, 39 episodes

Unter einem Dach is a German television series.

Super Dragon Ball Heroes

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

Super Dragon Ball Heroes

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Kids Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

  • Super Dragon Ball Heroes
  • 7,7/10

4 seasons, 38 episodes

Trunks returns from the future to train with Goku and Vegeta. However, it disappears without warning. Then the mysterious Fu bursts in, telling them that Trunks has been imprisoned in the Prison Planet, a mysterious complex in an unknown place in the universes. The group seeks the dragon balls to free Trunks, but an endless battle awaits them! Will Goku and the others rescue Trunks and escape the Prison Planet?

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Valemont

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2009

Valemont

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2009

1 season, 35 episodes

Valemont is a supernatural American television miniseries on MTV that premiered on September 21, 2009. Two episodes premiered on Tuesdays during The Hills and The City. For six consecutive weeks, two and a half minute episodes of Valemont premiered in the commercial pods directly preceding The Hills and following The City. The concluding 23 episodes of the series were made available online at MTV.com and on V Cast Video from Verizon Wireless, along with other bonus footage.

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

Comedy Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2018

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

Comedy Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2018

3 seasons, 30 episodes

Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.

The Chisholms

Western USA 1979

The Chisholms

Western USA 1979

2 seasons, 18 episodes

The Chisholms is a CBS western miniseries starring Robert Preston, which aired from March 29, 1979, to April 19, 1979; and continued as a television series from January 19, 1980, to March 15, 1980. The 1979 miniseries showed the family moving from Virginia to Wyoming. When the TV series commenced in 1980, the pioneers were shown en route along the California Trail from Wyoming to Sacramento, California.

The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz

Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz

Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

2 seasons, 17 episodes

The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz is a 1990 futuristic adaptation of the classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It was originally released in the 1990s in Japan as a television series, Space Oz no Bōken, and consists of 26 episodes. The plot parallels the original but imposes a science fiction theme. The U.S. version is a highly truncated and dubbed version of the original.

Families of the Mafia

Documentary USA 2020

Families of the Mafia

Documentary USA 2020

2 seasons, 16 episodes

The six-part docuseries follows four neighboring mafia-related families for two years as they try to decide whether to cut their ties to organized crime or embrace its legacy.

North and South

Drama War & Politics USA 1985

North and South

Drama War & Politics USA 1985

  • North and South
  • 7,6/10

3 seasons, 15 episodes

Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Baked

Comedy Drama 2015

Baked

Comedy Drama 2015

2 seasons, 14 episodes

The misadventures of three university flatmates who decide to start a midnight food delivery service. Watch as our oddball trio juggle student life with business, and invariably manage to land themselves into trouble.