Do you ever browse Netflix and find nothing to watch? Well, that might be because either you have way too much free time or you’re sticking to English shows. If it’s the latter, I might have the perfect solution for you.
Netflix has a plethora of foreign language shows that actually have decent storylines and are worth a watch – probably even more than English spoken ones. The real difficulty is finding them, but this list should probably get you well on the way.
This German show has lots of parallels with Stranger Things, which should instantly put it on your “might watch” list. The main differences are that Dark actually goes a lot deeper and darker than Stranger Things does. The show actually has more akin to The Killing or The Returned when it comes to tension and general feel, so it’s definitely one that’s worth checking out.
La Casa De Papel (Money Heist)
This is a very popular show from Spain, and plenty has been written about this already. It’s about a group of people trying to pull off the biggest heist in history, but their personal demons get in the way of doing the job. It’s an amazing story that’s a lot deeper than you’d expect from the generic “people robbing a bank” storyline.
Another Spanish series, this one is about four young women working for a telephone company back in the 1920’s. It shows how women were treated and which struggles these women had to overcome to make a proper life for themselves. It’s also been renewed for a fourth season, so this might be the ideal time to catch up on the first three.