Netflix has forged itself a spot in pop culture. It has become a meme, a common expression and one of the best ways to spend any night of the week, or morning. And just like the wine you like to sip on or your favorite pint of Ben And Jerry’s like to snack on in front of the series of the moment, it can be addictive. Netflix keeps us glued to the couch for eternity. In fact, you can even watch it in your bed or at your friend’s house who doesn’t have a TV let alone the cable. Since awesome shows come out every month, it’s not easy to decide which ones are for you. With so much available content, one should be careful when committing to a new show.
Fortunately, we are here to make the selection that much easier when it comes to picking your Netflix original of the moment. Here are Netflix’s 10 most popular series ranked from worst to best according to their current IMDb popularity as well as their tomatometer.
10. Girl Boss (2017)
Rank: IMDb 7.1, Rotten Tomatoes 75%
Girl Boss tells the partly true story of Sophia who is behind the Nasty Gal online clothing empire. A young rebellious and completely broke girl struggles as she learns how to be the boss. It’s inspired by the best-selling memoir.
9. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Rank: IMDb 7.9, Rotten Tomatoes 86%
If you were a fan of Sabrina back in the days, be warned that this version is very different. The character is more dramatic, while the scenery has a darker vibe and colorful characters.
8. 13 Reasons Why (2017)
Rank: IMDb 8.1, Rotten Tomatoes 52%
If you have been on the web in the last 2 years, you’ve heard of 13 Reasons Why. Hana committed suicide and left behind her 13 different tapes, each one addressed to a specific person, to someone she knew or loved.
7. Daredevil (2015)
Rank: IMDb 8.7, Rotten Tomatoes 91%
Lawyer by day and Super Hero by night, Matt Murdock became a justice fighter after he lost his sight as a young boy. This version of Daredevil show is more praised than the movie starring Ben Affleck.
6. Narcos: Mexico (2018)
Rank: IMDb 8.7, Rotten Tomatoes 84%
The original “Narcos” which took place in Colombia was a huge hit, but the follow-up story “Narcos: Mexico” which explores the rise of a Mexican drug cartel, while the DEA agent is trying to bring them down is just as good.
5. The Haunting of Hill House
Rank: IMDb 8.8, Rotten Tomatoes 92%
Introducing the creepiest show on Netflix ever. Going back and forth between past and present, the show documents a family’s fight with terrifying events in their hunted house.
4. House of Cards (2013)
Rank: IMDb 8.9, Rotten Tomatoes 78%
House of Cards is the very first original series produced by Netflix. It is a story of power that follows one ruthless politician is unstoppable on his run to conquer Washington.
3. Black Mirror (2016)
Rank: IMDb 8.9, Rotten Tomatoes 89%
Another controversial one. Each episode of “Black Mirror” tells a whole new story with an entirely new cast. Set in near-future settings with a sci-fi vibe, you’ll love this show, the show explores, among other things, the terrifying potential of technology.
2. Arrested Development (2013)
Rank: IMDb 8.9, Rotten Tomatoes 77%
One of Netflix’s oldest original shows, this series is a well-kept secret. the documentary-style show follows a rich American family struggling to make ends meet after the family patriarch is arrested. Watch it for the memorable, terrible and funny characters.
1. Stranger Things (2016)
Rank: IMDb 8.9, Rotten Tomatoes 95%
This show took the world by storm. By now it is almost unnecessary to present this funny, mysterious and addictive series which takes place in a 1980s small town.