Top 25 Original Shows on Netflix
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Netflix, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original shows on Netflix, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Sep 20, 2021.
 
25. The Umbrella Academy
A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
8.7 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Jul 31, 2020
24. Spartacus
Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Apr 12, 2013
23. Elite
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.
8.2 ⭐ | Crime, Mystery, Drama | Released: Jun 18, 2021
22. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
8.4 ⭐ | Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Dec 31, 2020
21. Ragnarok
A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök -- unless someone intervenes in time.
8.1 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Mystery | Released: May 27, 2021
20. Control Z
When a hacker begins releasing students' secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía works to uncover his/her identity.
8.3 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Aug 4, 2021
19. Riverdale
Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
8.6 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Crime | Released: Nov 16, 2021
18. Dark
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.
8.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: Jun 27, 2020
17. Cobra Kai
This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.
8.1 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Dec 1, 2021
16. Lucifer
Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the greater the threat that the worst of humanity could escape.
8.5 ⭐ | Crime, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Sep 10, 2021
15. Dark Desire
Married Alma spends a fateful weekend away from home that ignites passion, ends in tragedy and leads her to question the truth about those close to her.
7.3 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Jul 15, 2020
14. Selena: The Series
As Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold on to love and music.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 4, 2021
13. Jupiter's Legacy
As the world's first generation of superheroes (who received their powers in the 1930s) become the revered elder guard in the present, their superpowered children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents.
7.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Released: May 7, 2021
12. Stranger Things
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
8.6 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Drama | Released: Jul 4, 2019
11. Sweet Tooth
On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Jun 4, 2021
10. Katla
A year after a subglacial volcano erupts, mysterious elements from prehistoric times emerge from the melting ice, bringing unforeseen consequences.
7.3 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Jun 17, 2021
9. Lupin
Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
7.9 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Released: Jun 11, 2021
8. The War Next-door
When two antagonistic families end up living next door in a posh neighborhood, the matriarchs ensue a full-scale war of unintended consequences.
7.3 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jul 7, 2021
7. Open Your Eyes
After a tragic accident, an amnesiac teen tries to rebuild her life at a memory disorders center but becomes suspicious of her unconventional treatment.
7.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Drama | Released: Aug 25, 2021
6. Brand New Cherry Flavor
A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early ’90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Aug 13, 2021
5. Peaky Blinders
A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
8.6 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Sep 22, 2019
4. Sexy Beasts
Hoping to say goodbye to superficial dating, real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put true blind-date chemistry to the test.
5.6 ⭐ | Reality | Released: Oct 7, 2021
3. Squid Game
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits — with deadly high stakes.
8.0 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Mystery, Drama | Released: Sep 17, 2021
2. Money Heist
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.
8.3 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Sep 3, 2021
1. You
A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.
8.1 ⭐ | Mystery, Crime, Drama | Released: Oct 15, 2021