Netflix, the streaming giant has been putting out a lot of good work lately. Add in the lockdown and we have an increase in binge-watching. While an IMDb rating may not be the only good criteria to judge a show, it does give some sense of guarantee that you are not going to waste your time and are in for a good treat.
So here are a few shows we have put together, which have an IMDb rating of 9 and above, for you to enjoy! So, let’s get into it, shall we?
Even though Breaking Bad premiered over 12 years ago, it is still the Highest-rated Netflix show on IMDb. And those who have watched it will know why.
A chemistry teacher when diagnosed with stage III cancer decides he has nothing to lose. And that is a very dangerous thing. But, he is determined to leave his family with a secure future.
To ensure completion of his goals, he embarks on a journey of drugs and crime. He is proven to be remarkably proficient in this new world of drugs as he begins the manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with one of his former students. The series tracks the impacts of a fatal diagnosis on a regular, hard-working man.
IMDb rating: 9.3/10
As the name suggests, Our Planet is a documentary series focusing on the diversity of habitats around the world. It explores the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America. Repeatedly, unambiguously, and urgently, Our Planet reminds its viewers that the wonders they are witnessing are imperilled by human action.
Not everything is pessimistic in the show, the documentary also highlights success stories in which conservation measures have allowed species to start bouncing back.
The Last Dance
IMDb rating: 9.2/10
“The Last Dance” follows the Bulls’ 1997-98 season from start to finish, It also covers the rest of the chapters in Jordan’s amazing career. The series also includes unseen footage from the 97-98 season. Even if you are not a sports fan you’ve probably heard of Michael Jordan and his legend is celebrated beautifully in this masterpiece.
Rick And Morty
IMDb rating: 9.2/10
In the world of Sci-Fi on Netflix where most of the shows are based on mystery, drama and crime, Rick and Morty is a much needed comic relief for everyone.
The animated show follows the elderly life of a super-scientist and his not-so-sharp grandson all the while following a witty and entertaining storytelling pattern. You will definitely fall in love with the show over time.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
IMDb rating: 9.1/10
Representing Anime on this list, this series might not be as popular but it packs a punch with its exceptional storyline and characters.
The show follows two brothers in search for the Philosopher’s Stone, with hopes to restore their bodies, which they lost when they attempted to use their alchemy skills to resurrect their deceased mother.
However, they are not the only ones seeking the powerful stone. And as they search, they learn of a plot to transmute the entire country.
IMDb rating: 9.1/10
The show is a modern version of the Conan Doyle characters. Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts cockier towards Scotland Yard’s detective inspector Lestrade because he’s actually less confident.
Assisted by Doctor John Watson, a recently returned Afghanistan veteran, Sherlock attempts to solve some of the countries’ most intriguing puzzles. Sherlock is blessed with natural instincts and a keen eye for details that help him solve the cases spectacularly.
The Twilight Zone
IMDb rating: 9/10
The Twilight Zone is a place that exists at any given moment of time, of space or of mind. The right decisions may help you find your way back out, sometimes with a chance of greater happiness and wealth, but the wrong decisions will often lead to madness and death, or an eternity trapped in this dimension.
The show consists of 5 seasons. Each episode presents a stand-alone story in which characters find themselves dealing with often disturbing or unusual events often with an unimaginable ending and amoral. Although the show is predominantly science-fiction, it leans towards fantasy and horror.
The phrase “twilight zone,” inspired by the series, is used to describe surreal experiences.
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