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Top 10 Best Netflix Original Series 2020

TopWeb series are becoming more popular than movies nowadays. People use different types of streaming platforms to watch these web series. Among them, Netflix is one of the most popular streaming platforms. Netflix streams other web series which are not produced by Netflix. Netflix also streams web series which are produced by themself. There are many Netflix original web series that are very famous among people. Among them, we have ranked the 10 best web series that is produced by Netflix.  

Here is the list of the top 10 best Netflix original series 2020:

10. Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015-2019)

Marvel's Jessica Jones

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 39 

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Jessica Jones is a superhero crime drama web television series of America that was created by Melissa Rosenberg for Netflix which is based on the Marvel Comics character Jessica Jones. It is produced by Marvel Television in association with Tall Girls Productions and ABC Studios.

Jessica Jones features an ensemble cast including Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter, Racheal Taylor, Erin Moriarty, Wil Traval, Jeremy Bobb, Eka Darville, Sarita Choudhury, Carrie-Anne Moss, Benjamin Walker and David Tennant. Jessica Jones’s story is set in the MCU (Marvel Comics Universe). After the incident where the Kilgrave caused her to kill someone, she became a private investigator and she must rise up to stop Kilgrave when he resurfaces.

The 1st season of the series was released on November 20, 2015, on Netflix. It’s 2nd season premiered on March 8, 2018, and the 3rd and final season of Jessica Jones were released on June 14, 2019. 

9. Dead to Me (2019-present)

Dead To Me a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 21

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Dead to Me is a dark and tragic comedy American web series that was created by Liz Feldman. The cast of the series features Christina Applegate, Sam McCarthy, Linda Cardellini, Max Jenkins, Luke Roessler and James Marsden. It is executively produced by Will Ferrell, Liz Feldman, Jessica Elbaum and Adam McKay.

The story of Dead to Me is about a friendship between Jen and Judy. Jen who is a recently widowed real estate agent trying to come to terms with her loss through exercise, therapy and other methods. In therapy, she meets Judy. 

Dead to Me’s 1st season was released in June 2019 on Netflix and its 2nd season was released on May 8, 2020. In July 2020, Netflix announced its 3rd and final season which will be released in the near future.

8. The Witcher (2019-present)

The Witcher a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 8

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

The Witcher is a fantasy drama adventure Polish-American web series that is produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich which is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s book series of the same name. It features an ensemble cast including Henry Cavill, Mahesh Jadu, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, MyAnna Buring, Royce Pierreson, Joey Batey, Mimi Ndiweni, Eamon Farren, Anna Shaffer and Wilson Radjou-Pujalte.

The story of The Witcher is set on a fictional landmass known as “the Continent” which is inspired by the medieval period. The series follows the story of the 3 main protagonists but at different points of time and shows the events which shaped their characters before merging them into a single timeline.

The 1st season of the series contains 8 episodes and premiered on December 20, 2019, on Netflix. Netflix has announced its 2nd season which will be 8 episodes and will be released in 2021.

7. Ozark (2017-present)

Ozark a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 30

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Ozark is a crime drama thriller American web television series that was created by Mark Williams and Bill Dubuque and was produced by Media Rights Capital. The series stars Jason Bateman, Sofia Hublitz, Laura Linney, Tom Pelphrey, Skylar Gaertner, Janet McTeer, Julia Garner, Charlie Tahan, Jordana Spiro, Lisa Emery, Jason Butler Harner, Peter Mullan, Jessica Frances Dukes and Esai Morales.

Ozark’s story revolves around Martin “Marty” Byrde (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) who relocate their family to Ozark after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong for a Mexican drug cartel. After this, Martin who is a financial advisor makes amends by offering to execute a bigger laundering operation. 

The 1st season of the series was released on July 21, 2017, on Netflix with 10 episodes. The 2nd and 3rd seasons of the Ozark contain 10 episodes in each season which was released on August 31, 2018, and March 27, 2020, respectively. The series is planning to release the 4th and final season in near future.  

6. Mindhunter (2017-present)

Mindhunter a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 19

IMDb Rating: 8.6/10

Mindhunter is a crime thriller American web series that was created by Joe Penhall. It was based on John E Douglas and Mark Olshaker’s true-crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit. This series is produced by Jim Davidson, Liz Hannah and Mark Winemaker.  

The cast of the Mindhunter includes Jonathan Groff, Hannah Gross, Holt McCallany, Cotter Smith, June Carryl, Anna Torv, Sierra McClain, Stacey Roca, Albert Jones, Cameron Britton, Lauren Glazier, Joe Tuttle and Michael Cerveris. The story of the series revolves around FBI agents Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) and Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) along with Wendy Carr (Anna Torv) who is a psychologist and operates the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit. They interview imprisoned serial killers to find out how they think and apply that knowledge to solve cases.   

Mindhunter was released on October 13, 2017, on Netflix worldwide and its 2nd season was released on August 16, 2019. Netflix has announced that this series was on hold for an indefinite time in January 2020.  

5. Sacred Games (2018-present)

Sacred Games a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 16

IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

Sacred Games is a crime thriller Indian web television series that is based on the 2006 novel Sacred Games of Vikram Chandra. It is directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane  and it is the first original series of Netflix in India. The series stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Ganesh Gaitonde, Saif Ali Khan as Sartaj Singh and other cast members are Girish Kulkarni, Radhika Apte, Kubbra Sait, Neeraj Kabi, Amey Wagh, Jeetendra Joshi, Jatin Sarna, Aamir Bashir and Rajshri Deshpande. 

The story of the series revolves around a troubled police officer of Mumbai Sartaj Singh who receives a phone call from gangster Ganesh Gaitonde who has been missing for 16 years tells the officer to save the city within 25 days. Sartaj Singh tries to uncover clues about Ganesh Gaitonde’s past and try to learn the connection of his father with Gaitonde.  

The first 4 episodes of the 1st season were released on 29 June 2018 while the full season premiered on 5 July 2018 on Netflix with subtitles in more than 20 languages across 191 countries. Sacred Games 2nd season was released on 15 August 2019 and its 3rd season will be coming in near future.  

4. BoJack Horseman (2014-2020)

BoJack Horseman a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 6

No. of Episodes: 77

IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

BoJack Horseman is an adult animated American web series that was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. It is produced by Alex Bulkley, Lisa Hanawalt, Corey Campodonico, Kate Purdy and Mehar Sethi. Many stars have given voice in this series including Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, Paul F Tompkins and Alison Brie. 

The series is set in an alternative world in which anthropomorphic animals and humans live side by side and it tells the story of an anthropomorphic BoJack Horseman horse. BoJack Horseman tries to raise 3 orphaned human children. The rise and fall of the BoJack Horseman is shown in this series.  

The series was released on August 22, 2014, on Netflix that ended on 31 January 2020 with a total of 6 seasons with 77 episodes. The first 5 seasons have 12 episodes in each whereas the 6th and final season of the series consists of 16 episodes. 

3. Peaky Blinders (2013-present)

Peaky Blinders a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 5

No. of Episodes: 37

IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

Peaky Blinders is a period crime British drama series that was created by Steven Knight which is set in Birmingham, England. Peaky Blinders series follows the Shelby crime family’s exploits after the First World War. This frictional family of the series is loosely based on an urban youth gang of the same name in the 19th century who were active in the 1890s to the early 20th century.  

It features an ensemble cast that is led by Cillian Murphy starring as Tommy Shelby, Helen McCrory as Elizabeth “Polly” Gray, Joe Cole as John Shelby, Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby. Other stars who have recurring roles in the series at various junctions are Sam Neill, Anya Taylor-Joy, Tom Hardy, Sam Claflin, Paddy Considine, Charlotte Riley, Adrien Brody, Annabelle Wallis, Aidan Gillen and Noah Taylor.  

Peaky Blinders’ season 1 was available on 30 September 2014 for streaming while season 2 and season 3 were launched in November 2014 and 31 May 2016 respectively. The 4th season of the series was released on December 21, 2017, on Netflix and season 5 was released on October 4, 2019. The 6th season of the series may be released in mid-to-late 2021.

2. Stranger Things (2016-present)

Stranger things a netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 25

IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

Stranger Things is a science fiction, drama, horror American web series that was created by the Duffer Brothers. It was executive produced by the Duffer Brothers, Shawn Levy and many others. It stars an ensemble cast including Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Dacre Montgomery, Gaten Matarazzo, Cara Buono, Caleb McLaughlin, Joe Keery, Sadie Sink, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer and Paul Reiser.

The Series is set in the fictional town of Hawkins of Indiana in the 1980s. In a small town where an unusual incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child. They begin to tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community. The whole story gets even weirder when a little girl with a shaved head comes into the story.

Stranger Things premiered on July 15, 2016, on Netflix worldwide. The 2nd season of the series was released on October 27, 2017, with 9 episodes and the 3rd season was released on July 4, 2019, with 8 episodes. The 4th season of the series is coming soon. 

1. Dark (2017-2020)

Dark the netflix original series

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 26

IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

Dark is a science fiction thriller mystery German web series that was created by Jantje Friese and Barna bo Odar. It features an ensemble cast including Jonas Kahnwald, Hannah Kahnwald, Michael Kahnwald, Ines Kahnwald, Martha Nielsen, Daniel Kahnwald, Magnus Nielsen, Sebastian Kruger, Ulrich Nielsen, Helene Albers, Katharina Nielsen, Jana Nielsen, Mads Nielsen, Agnes Nielsen, Tronte Nielsen and Franziska Doppler.

The story of the Dark is set in the fictional town Winden of South Germany. The children of the town start vanishing which brings light to double lives, fractured relationships and dark past of four families who are living in that town and reveal a mystery that lasts for four generations. 

Dark’s 1st season was released on 1 December 2017 on Netflix. The 2nd season of the series was streamed on 21 June 2019 and the 3rd and final season of the series were released on 27 June 2020.

Final Words

So that’s it, guys. We hope you know about some of the best original web series of Netflix from this article. Don’t forget to comment about your favourite web series from the list and if you haven’t watched some of the web series from the list make sure to watch it and comment down how you feel after watching that series. Thank You. 

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