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List of Best Mini Series on Netflix India

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As we outgrew the cable generation and stepped into online streaming platforms we also outgrew having any extra time. Netflix got us hooked on online streaming. Cable had scheduled timing for the show; we often ended up missing a few episodes of a good crime thriller series. Netflix gave us the option to watch our favourite shows on our own time. We can watch one episode and don’t have to miss a second because of any interaction.

Best Mini Series on Netflix

Although many other online streaming platforms have been introduced, Netflix tops those because of its content. Netflix has got series of every genre in it. Today we are going to discuss the top 10 best miniseries on Netflix India. 

1. OUR PLANET

Season: 1

Genre: Nature Documentary

IMDB Rating: 9.3

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

Awards: 2 Emmy

Episodes: 8

our planet

Series Synopsis: This series is a British documentary about the planet and its issues with it. It mostly focuses on desperate animals trying to survive in different regions. It shows how human habitation and behaviour effects on a region and pollute it. Centring around how climate change impacts all living beings. 

It took them 4 years to finish the series near about 600 crew members had to fly to 50 different countries to shoot the series.    

2. The Last Dance

Season: 1

Genre: Sports Documentary

IMDB Rating: 9.1

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%

Awards: 1 Emmy

Episodes: 10

the last dance

Series Synopsis: This documentary tells us the story of Michael B Jordan’s career and his last two seasons with the Chicago Bull using footage which was never aired before. A list of 90 people were interviewed for the show. Sports fans will enjoy this show very much.

3. Arcane

Season: 1

Genre: Science fantasy, steampunk

IMDB Rating: 9

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%

Awards: 8 different awards

Episodes: 9

Best Mini Series on Netflix

Series Synopsis: The story focuses on mostly on the life of two sisters Vi and Jinx, who ends up opposing each other in a social war. In a broader aspect, they showed two cities, one is the utopian society of super elites called Piltover and the fruit of its oppression Zaun. 

If you are a fan of Animation and games you are gonna love this series. Each and every second of the series is absolutely breathtaking. Every frame has been particularly taken care of. Hauntingly beautiful socio-political storyline with perfectly measured drama. One of the main attraction of the series is the perfectly executed action scenes. It took the Fortiche and The Riot Games 6 years to finish off one season. 

4. When They See Us

Season: 1

Genre: Science fantasy, steampunk

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%

Episodes: 4

Best Mini Series on Netflix

Series Synopsis: April 19th, 1989, A woman named Trisha Miller was out for her morning jog in Central Park in Manhattan. She was attacked, mugged and raped by 5 Men of colour, 4 of them were teenagers. This miniseries is based on the  Central Park jogger case

You if you like crime trillers and murder mysteries then this documentary will get you hooked and raged at the same time.

5. Haunting of the Hill House

Season: 1

Genre: Horror

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

Episodes: 10

Best Mini Series on Netflix

Series Synopsis: Many of the viewers of this page came here looking for the Horror genre. This series is an absolutely brilliant example of a good horror built up. Although the final episode might not live upto your expectation but the sixth episode “Bent neck lady” is one of the best execution of horror cinematic effect. In 1992 a couple with their 5 children moved to the Hill House to renovate it and then sell it. Soon they started experiencing paranormal presence. It ended with the kids loosing their mother to the house and fleeing from there. If you love a Horror movie with good storyline, family drama and perfect amount of fear then this is your top pick. 

6. The Queen’s Gambit

Season: 1

Genre: Period Drama

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%

Episodes: 7

the queens gambit

Series Synopsis: Queen’s Gambit portrays the life of a fictional lady who is a chess  prodigy. Her life started as an orphan kid, eventually she got into drug addiction and struggled with emotional traumas. The story is set in 1950s. An orphan named Beth climbed her way to the top in the game of chess . This series portrays a very strong view of feminism by having a strong female lead and no male protagonist to be her backbone. In is higly influential for young women with big aspirations and high hopes. 

7. Unbelievable

Season: 1

Genre: Crime Drama

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%

Episodes: 8

Best Mini Series on Netflix

Series Synopsis: Between 2008 and 2011, a series of rapes around Seattle and Denver were perpetrated by an Army veteran named Marc Patrick O’Leary who had been stationed near Tacoma. The first victim was an 18-year-old woman known as Marie. The story is about Marie an 18 year old who was charged for false accusation against a man rapping her. Fortunately two detectives decided to follow the case and reach the root when the entire Washington and Colorado serial rape cases came out. 

8. Maid

Season: 1

Genre: Drama

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Episodes: 10

Maid

Series Synopsis: This series tickles all the emotional bones in your body. It is a series about a single mother trying to provide a simple livelihood for her daughter. Alex escaped from her abusive husband and ran away with her daughter. She then moves to Seattle and starts working as a value maid. She always dreamt of becoming a writer, this show writes her struggle to survive through the life.  

9. Love Death and Robots

Season: 3

Genre: Futuristic Sci-fi

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%

Episodes: 35

Best Mini Series

Series Synopsis: Even though the number of episodes or season is not less but most of the episodes are of  hardly 15 minutes. This series is my personal favourite as it portrays multiple genre, multiple feeling, multiple artwork and triggers multiple thoughts through different episodes. All the episodes are illuminating and beautifully illustrated. Each story portrayal is beautifully executed and animation and vfx work is out of the world. Every second of this series is worth watching. Hence, in my personal opinion this might be the best miniseries on Netflix. 

10. Godless

Season: 3

Genre: Drama

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Episodes: 35

godless

Series Synopsis: A dsngerous criminal Frank Griffin and his gang of outlaws were out on a mission to get revenge on Roy Goode, a former member who betrayed the brotherhood. Roy took refuge in La Belle, where he lives with Alice Fletcher, a widower and outcast. When people of La Belle, governed mainly by women, that Griffin is headed there, the residents of the town came together to defend against his murderous gang.

Conclusion

Even though this is the top 10 list according to IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes but if we look into genre division then the list will change and it will surely be bigger. 

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