2020 is the most challenging year for the world. The novel Coronavirus hit us hard and due to lockdown which imposed on national wide confined us in four corners of walls of our house, maintaining social distancing, wearing masks and making a lot of memes. As we look back in 2020, the year brought some exciting and amazing list of series. We picked the best and top 10 IMDB rating series from the streaming channel of Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Hulu, Disneyplus, and more. What is waiting for? Here are some top-rated shows which you may add to your curated list:

Scam 1992:

IMDB: 9.4

Directed by Hansal Mehta and Jai Mehta

Cast: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Anjali Barot, Nikhil Dwivedi, Mamik Singh, etc.

Which is the biggest scam committed in India that changed the history of India? The scam 1992 took place in Mumbai and the person behind its well-known stockbroker Harshad Mehta.

The web series directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta is based on a book titled ‘The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away. Written by business journalist Debashis Basu & his wife Sucheta.

The top-rated shows follows the life of stockbroker, Harshad Mehta the one-man army who likes to take a risk and create history. He single-handedly ran the entire stock market who took the market to heights and responsible for a tragic downfall.

The Boys:

IMDB: 8.7

Created by Eric Kripke

Cast: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, etc.

The one childhood story we all remembered that superheroes are used their powers to save people’s lives and recognized them as heroes. But what happened when superheroes start abusing their powers?

Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Derrick Robertson. The Boys shows the different aspects of superheroes, how their power is generated, re-planted stunts to recognize them as heroes in front of the public, owned by the corporation Vought International, premiering them, make business and money through it.

The Boy’s two seasons is gripping, dark, wild, and brutal action sequences with fantastic cinematography. Watch on Amazon Prime.

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The Queen’s Gambit:

IMDB: 8.7

Created by Scott Frank and Allan Scott

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, Moses Ingram, Isla Johnston, Christiane Seidel, Rebecca Root, etc.

How addictive the game will become when it comes to genius and madness? ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ follows the journey of the rise of a young chess prodigy from an orphanage to become the greatest chess player on the world’s stage.

One of the gripping adaptation comes out from Walter Tevis’s classic novel published in 1983. The Queen’s Gambit stars Anya Taylor in the central role released on Netflix.

The show’s focus on her addiction, obsession, trauma, and isolation grows more frightening with age. When winning takes everything, what are you left with?

Discover the journey of an orphanage girl to become the world’s greatest chess player.

The Crown:

IMDB: 8.7

Created by Peter Morgan

Cast: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Eileen Atkins, Jeremy Northam, Victoria Hamilton, etc.

The Crown is the Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI.

The Crown season 4 released in Nov 2020 with more fancy, more lavish drama follows the journey and reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

The newcomer gorgeous Emma Corrin will portray the nation’s beloved princess Lady Diana Spencer, the Golden Globe, and Emmy Award Winner Gillian Anderson as Britain’s first women Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are the two faces introduced in season 4.

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IMDB: 8.7

Created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Luke Hemsworth, Sidse Babett Knudsen, etc.

Westworld, a top-rated shows inspired by Michael Crichton’s Westworld (1973), the series set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

After the successful first and second season, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s once again back with the mysterious third season of Westworld in 2020.

In the aftermath of Season 2’s Westworld massacre, Dolores, Bernard, and an unknown host begin a new chapter–outside of the park.

Normal People:

IMDB: 8.5

Created by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie Macdonald

Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal

Normal People is the romantic tale of two young teenagers Marianne Sheridan and Paul Mescal who belong to two different backgrounds.

Both of them by facing various family issues weaves in and out of each other’s romantic lives and began to grow up. How one person can unexpectedly change another person’s life and how complicated intimacy can be?

Irish romantic drama of 12 episodes is based on Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel of the same name and it is available on Hulu to watch and download.

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Your Honor:

IMDB: 8.4

Created by Peter Moffat

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Hunter Doohan, Hope Davis, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Michael Stuhlbarg etc.

How far a father will go to protect his teenage son who accidentally commits a crime? Your Honor’ about the attempt of a respected judge who covers up a deadly hit-and-run accident committed by his son.

Based on the Israeli series “Kvodo”, writer Peter Moffat pulls off the show with a tense premier. The legal crime drama series involved the high-stakes game of lies, deceit, and impossible choices that threaten to engulf the entire organized crime family.


IMDB: 8.4

Created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna

Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Shweta Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, etc.

Mirzapur, a crime thriller top-rated shows with a high intense drama set in the region of the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh.

The story of Mirzapur revolves around the drugs, corruption, crime, murders, lust, and terror of mafia dons. After the huge success of season 1 mixed with positive audience reviews, season 2 released with the tagline “Revenge is the dish best served cold” in October 2020.

From the trailer, we recount when Kaleen Bhaiya gave the statement- “Rules are similar who own the throne of Mirzapur”. But her son Munna is a power-hungry heir who goes to any extent to inherit his father’s legacy.

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I Know This Much Is True:

IMDB: 8.2

Created by Derek Cianfrance

Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Leo, John Procaccino, Rob Huebel, Michael Greyeyes Gabe Fazio etc.

I Know This Much Is True is the drama that follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey is a story of betrayal, sacrifice, and forgiveness.

Based on I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb on the HBO Max. The series consists of six episodes, in which Ruffalo pulls double-duty playing both twin brothers.

The series highlights mental health issues and their impact on families.

Raised by Wolves:

IMDB: 7.7

Created by: Aaron Guzikowski

Cast: Amanda Collin, Abubakar Salim, Winta, McGrath, Niamh Algar, Travis Fimmel, Jordan Loughran, etc.

Is Parenting being difficult these days? Providing and maintaining a healthy, secure, and safe environment is nowadays difficult for children.

Raised by Wolves is the sci-fi top-rated shows blend with the mixture of parenthood and religion released on HBO Max.

The story centers around two androids who are tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet; as the human colony threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling the beliefs of humans is a treacherous and difficult task.

Ridley Scott works well on the cinematic, compelling character; the dynamic and visual graphics looks frightening with a twist and turns to seem horrific and adds more shock value.

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Last Update: January 4, 2021