Top 10 foreign shows on Netflix that must be on your binge-watching list
Dive into a pool full of different genres from different countries and get a taste of global entertainment
Right from 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' to shows like 'The Final Table', Netflix has provided a platform for people with varied tastes to come together and experience the variety television shows have to offer these days. While Netflix has had some of the most popular shows in recent years, it has also paved the way for television shows from different parts of the world to become part of the mainstream. Here's a list of top 10 shows that one must have on their binge-watching list!
#1 Cable Girls (Spain)
Set in 1920s, this women-centric series takes you back to an era when women were juggling work and family. The plot revolves around four women who find that they have more in common than the telecommunications job they have been doing. With a mix of drama and romance, and a pinch of struggle, the lives of Lidia Aguilar Dávila (Blanca Suárez), Carlota Rodríguez de Senillosa (Ana Fernández), María Inmaculada "Marga" Suárez Pazos (Nadia de Santiago), and Ángeles Vidal (Maggie Civantos) take you on journey filled with the ups and downs of life.
#2 Dark (Germany)
For all you science fiction fans out there, this television series stays true to its name. Without beating around the bush, the show directly takes its viewers into the lives of the people in Winden. The mystery of the town tends to unravel when the children of the town start to disappear leaving behind a chain of signs that lead a group of people to discover a part of the town that they never knew existed. Jumping back and fourth between the 1980s, 1950s and 2019, the show will keep you on edge all the time.
#3 The House Of Flowers (Spain)
Who would have ever thought that a family that runs a flower business can have such a dark secret dwelling among them? The house of flowers allows you into the lives of a dysfunctional Mexican family and takes you on a ride as some of the dark secrets of family members come to light with a sense of humor. Making a cocktail out of drama and comedy, this series allows you to hop on to the crazy bandwagon of this Mexican family.
#4 3% (Brazil)
Can you imagine a life where your survival depended on your ability to complete a task? Well, 3% gets the adrenaline going as people fight to stay alive. While some of them happen to fail and others get eliminated, the show revolves around the 3% of those who manage to fight the odds and run for their life. This show is a must-watch.
#5 Suburra: Blood on Rome (Italy)
Bringing real life events to the screen, 'Saburra: Blood of Rome' gives viewers a side of Rome that one may have not witnessed before. While Rome is known for its majestic beauty, Saburra shows the corrupted side of the city and how these politics tend to swallow the people around it. With a mix and match of romance along with a crime drama, this show always has something new to offer its viewers with each episode.
#6 Sacred Games (India)
This crime thriller takes its viewers on a rollercoaster ride in a cat and mouse game. The plot revolves around Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan), a police inspector in the Mumbai Police. Staying true to his moral and ethics, his life changes completely when he receives a phone call from Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), a crime lord. In 25 days Sartaj has to save Mumbai, the show encapsulates the drama and mystery tha keeps viewers glued to the screen.
#7 Money Heist (Spain)
If you are someone who has loved movies like Ocean's Eleven then this show is the right fit for you. The show revolves around eight people who are brought together by "The Professor" who has chosen them on the basis of their unique skills. With a goal of breaking into the Royal Mint of Spain in Madrid and stealing €2.4 billion, the team has to undergo some drastic training. This crime show must be on the watchlist of every crime-series-lover.
#8 Diablero (Mexico)
Netflix sure knows does have an eye for horror shows and this show is just more proof of that. Set to release on December 21, the plot revolves around demon hunter, Diablero. With the help of Father Ramiro Ventura, a priest, and Gama, who is seen as a superhero, the three set off on an adventure that could be the deciding factor on the fate of humanity.
#9 Erased (Japan)
This Japanese manga series knows just how to hit the right emotional chords. Erased allows its viewers to become a part of the life of Satoru Fujinuma, a young lad who posses the ability of revival, which allows him to travel back in time before a threatening incident takes place. The plot starts to kick into action when Satoru is taken 18 years back in time after his mother is killed in their home. This gives him a chance to prevent a kidnapping that happened to be the reason for the death of six children.
#10 My Only Love Song (South Korea)
This Korean love story is a must-watch. The show follows the life of Soo-jung (Gong Seung-yeon), an actress who believes that money has the power to buy the world and the only thing you need in order to get the job done. However, things take a turn for the worse when she is transferred back in time and lands herself among the royals of Goguryeo. Upon arrival, Soo-jung comes face-to-face with On-dal (Lee Jong-hyun), a man who shares her same belief about money, but has a soft spot for the helpless. The love story between Soo-jung and On-dal is filled with comedy, drama, and action which keeps its viewers entertained throughout its 20 episodes.