Netflix is one of the most watched OTT platforms, let’s see how IMDB the online database network has rated Netflix series.
1. Our Planet
The best rated Netflix series by IMDB is “our planet” . It is a documentary which came in the year 2019 and goes for the duration of 403 minutes . This documentary has won two “Emmy awards”. This documentary focuses on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America. It is a British nature documentary series made for Netflix. The series is narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Silverback Films, led by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, who also created BBC documentary series Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and The Blue Planet, in collaboration with the conservation charity World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The music was composed by award-winning composer Steven Price, talking about the ratings it has received so it has got 9.3 ratings .
2. The Last Dance
The second best rating achiever from IMDB is “The last dance”. It has received a rating of 9.1 out of 10.
This documentary was released in the year 2020. Talking about the documentary, The Last Dance is a 2020 American sports documentary miniseries co-produced by ESPN Films and Netflix. Directed by Jason Hehir, the series revolves around the career of Michael Jordan, with particular focus on the 1997–98 season, his final season with the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The series features exclusive footage from a film crew that had an all-access pass to the Bulls, as well as interviews of many NBA personalities, including Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Steve Kerr, and Phil Jackson.
3. When They See Us
The third highest rating receiver from IMDB is “when they see us” it has got 8.9 star ratings, this is a true crime biography film based on the story of a 1989 a jogger was assaulted and raped in New York’s Central Park, and five young people were subsequently charged with the crime. The quintet, labeled the Central Park Five, maintained its innocence and spent years fighting the convictions, hoping to be exonerated. This limited series spans a quarter of a century, from when the teens are first questioned about the incident in the spring of 1989, going through their exoneration in 2002 and ultimately the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014. The cast is full of Emmy nominees and winners, including Michael K. Williams, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, and Blair Underwood. Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Ava DuVernay co-wrote and directed the four episodes.
Narcos comes in the fourth number with 8.8 star ratings.Released in the year 2015 and the series went on till 2017 is a biography based crime drama . First episode of this series was released on 28 th August 2015 and the final episode came on 01 St September 2017.
The story revolves around real-life stories of drug kingpins of the late ’80s in this raw, gritty original series. Also detailed are the actions taken by law enforcement as they battle in the war on drugs, targeting notorious and powerful figures that include drug lord Pablo Escobar. As efforts are made to control cocaine, one of the world’s most valuable commodities, the many entities involved — legal, political, police, military and civilian — find themselves in conflict.
5. Peaky Blinders
With 8.8 ratings “Peaky blinders” comes in the fifth number of the list . It came with six seasons. It was based on historical fiction . Talking about the budget of this fiction,it was $ 1.5 million per dollar. Story revolves around Tommy Shelby, a dangerous man,leads the Peaky Blinders, a gang based in Birmingham. Soon, Chester Campbell, an inspector, decides to nab him and put an end to the criminal activities.
6. BoJack Horseman
BoJack Horseman stands in sixth place with 8.8 ratings. It consists of six seasons and is based on the comedy genre.
This series came in the year 2014. Talking about the story,the story revolves around a humanoid horse, BoJack Horseman — lost in a sea of self-loathing and booze — decides it’s time for a comeback. Once the star of a ’90s sitcom, in which he was the adoptive father of three orphaned kids (two girls and a boy). The show was the hottest thing around, then suddenly, was canceled. Now 18 years later, BoJack wants to regain his dignity. With the aid of a human sidekick and a feline ex-girlfriend who is his agent, he sets out to make it happen. But Hollywood is vastly different from those days, and getting used to stuff like Twitter may take some time. This is the first animated series from Netflix — with plenty of references to sex, drugs and alcohol — is not for the little ones.
7. Black Mirror
With a lot of drama, mystery and sci – fi a 2011 series “Black mirror” is in the seventh number of the list with 8.8 ratings. It is a
British anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker. Individual episodes explore a diversity of genres, but most are set in near-future dystopias with sci-fi technology—a type of speculative fiction. The series is based on The Twilight Zone and uses technology to comment on contemporary social issues. Most episodes are written by Brooker with heavy involvement by the executive producer Annabel Jones
8. Stranger Things
A mixture of drama, fantasy and horror “stranger things” the 2016 Netflix series has captured the eighth position with 8.7 ratings.
The story of the series talks about 1980s Indiana, where a group of young friends witness supernatural forces and secret government exploits. As they search for answers, the children unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries.
“Dark” stands on the ninth number with 8.7 ratings.This series talks about two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town’s troubled history — whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986. “Dark” represents the first German original series produced for Netflix.
10. Arrested Development
The tenth best rated sitcom is “Arrested development.” It was released in the year 2003 which lasted with its final episode in the year 2019.
It came with 05 seasons and has been rated with 8.7 star ratings.
The story of the sitcom talks about the Bluth family, which was once a prominent name in the business, loses everything after the head patriarch gets convicted for fraud. Now Michael, the only sane one in the family, must maintain peace at home.
So these were the 10 best IMDB top-rated must watch Netflix series. Let us know in the comments below which one is your favourite?