Best TV mini-series Movies

Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
TMDb: 8.5
60 min

A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who…

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Eps6War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
TMDb: 8
360 min

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

Status: Ended
House of Cards

House of Cards

House of Cards
TMDb: 8.1
50 min

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to…

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Eps21Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Black Mirror
TMDb: 8.3
55 min

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every…

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Eps13Terriers

Terriers

Terriers
TMDb: 8.2
45 min

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego,…

Status: Ended
Eps12Sherlock

Sherlock

Sherlock
TMDb: 8.4
90 min

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

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Eps10Life

Life

Life
TMDb: 8.3
62,586 min

David Attenborough looks at the extraordinary ends to which animals and plants go in order to survive. Featuring epic spectacles, amazing TV firsts and examples of new wildlife behaviour.

Status: Ended
Eps20Party Down

Party Down

Party Down
TMDb: 7.5
30 min

Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well…

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Eps14Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit
TMDb: 7.3
30 min

Amy Dorrit spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors’ prison in London. Amy and…

Status: Ended
Eps3Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
TMDb: 7.6
14 min

Aspiring super-villain Dr. Horrible wants to join the Evil League of Evil and win the girl of his dreams, but his nemesis, Captain Hammer, stops him at every turn.

Status: Ended
Eps7Generation Kill

Generation Kill

Generation Kill
TMDb: 8
65 min

The first 40 days of the war in Iraq as seen through the eyes of an elite group of U.S. Marines who spearheaded the invasion along with an embedded Rolling…

Status: Ended
Eps19The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners
TMDb: 7.9
30 min

Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends’ sexuality.

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Eps7John Adams

John Adams

John Adams
TMDb: 7.9
60 min

Adapted from David McCullough’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through his years as…

Status: Ended
Eps7Cranford

Cranford

Cranford
TMDb: 8
60 min

A rich and comic drama about the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire town on the cusp of change in the 1840s. Adapted from the novels by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Status: Ended
Eps8Summer Heights High

Summer Heights High

Summer Heights High
TMDb: 7.3
28 min

Exploring what happens over one school term in an average Australian high school, this mockumentary brings to life Jonah, a 13 year old mischievous schoolboy from Tonga with the odds…

Status: Ended
Eps4Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
TMDb: 7.7
50 min

Charlotte Bronte’s classic about an orphan girl who grows up to become a governess in a gloomy manor in Yorkshire, where she falls in love with the mysterious Edward Rochester.

Status: Ended
Eps11Planet Earth

Planet Earth

Planet Earth
TMDb: 8.3
60 min

David Attenborough celebrates the amazing variety of the natural world in this epic documentary series, filmed over four years across 64 different countries.

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Eps24The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd
TMDb: 8.2
22 min

UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they…

Status: Ended
Eps15Bleak House

Bleak House

Bleak House
TMDb: 8.2
55 min

The generous John Jarndyce, struggling with his own past, and his two young wards Richard and Ada, are all caught up, like Lady Dedlock, in the infamous case of Jarndyce…

Status: Ended
Eps6We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year

We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year

We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year
TMDb: 6.3
30 min

The daily lives of five very special individuals who are among the thousands of citizens nominated for the prestigious title of Australian of the Year.

Status: Ended
Eps12Extras

Extras

Extras
TMDb: 7.9
30 min

Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down…

Status: Ended
Eps4North & South

North & South

North & South
TMDb: 8.1
60 min

Margaret Hale is a southerner from a country vicarage newly settled in the industrial northern town of Milton. In the shock of her move, she misjudges charismatic cotton mill-owner John…

Status: Ended
Eps74Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica
TMDb: 8.3
44 min

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet – the last of humanity – as…

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Eps26Samurai Champloo

Samurai Champloo

Samurai Champloo
TMDb: 8.1
24 min

Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their…

Status: Ended
Eps20The Mighty Boosh

The Mighty Boosh

The Mighty Boosh
TMDb: 7.6
30 min

The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes…

Status: Ended
Eps6Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace
TMDb: 7.8
30 min

A maverick doctor battles with the evil forces lurking beneath a hospital in Romford, engaged in a desperate struggle against poor production values, awful dialogue and unrealistic violence…

Status: Ended
Eps10The First World War

The First World War

The First World War
TMDb: 8.1
50 min

This ten-part docuseries tells the comprehensive story of the First World War, featuring excerpts written by Winston Churchill, Karen Blixen, Georges Clémenceau, David Lloyd George, Siegfried Sassoon and Rudolf Hess.

Status: Ended
Eps6State of Play

State of Play

State of Play
TMDb: 7.8
57 min

The murder of Sonia Baker, a young political researcher, leads journalist Cal McCaffrey to uncover complex links between government and big business.

Status: Ended
Eps10The Life of Mammals

The Life of Mammals

The Life of Mammals
TMDb: 8.6
60 min

David Attenborough presents a nature documentary series looking at why mammals are the most successful creatures on the planet.

Status: Ended
Eps14Firefly

Firefly

Firefly
TMDb: 8.3
90 min

Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a ”Firefly-class” spaceship….

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Eps10Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers
TMDb: 8.3
60 min

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through…

Status: Ended
Eps12The Office

The Office

The Office
TMDb: 8
30 min

The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais…

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Eps20Black Books

Black Books

Black Books
TMDb: 8.2
25 min

Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his…

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Eps6The Corner

The Corner

The Corner
TMDb: 7.9
60 min

The Corner presents the world of Fayette Street using real names and real events. The miniseries tells the true story of men, women and children living amid the open-air drug…

Status: Ended
Eps12From the Earth to the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon
TMDb: 8.2
60 min

The story of the United States’ space program, from its beginnings in 1961 to the final moon mission in 1972.

Status: Ended
Eps26Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop
TMDb: 8.2
25 min

In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar…

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Eps12I’m Alan Partridge

I’m Alan Partridge

I’m Alan Partridge
TMDb: 7.3
30 min

I’m Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in…

Status: Ended
Eps25Berserk

Berserk

Berserk
TMDb: 8.3
23 min

Guts, a man who calls himself “The Black Swordsman” looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed “the Grim…

Status: Ended
Eps6Brass Eye

Brass Eye

Brass Eye
TMDb: 7.8
25 min

Brass Eye is a UK television series of satirical news magazines. A series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, and a further episode in 2001. The series…

Status: Ended
Eps26Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion
TMDb: 8.3
25 min

At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind’s last remnants moved underground to wait for the…

Status: Ended
Eps6Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
TMDb: 8.2
55 min

Set in England in the early 19th century, Pride and Prejudice tells the story of Mr and Mrs Bennet’s five unmarried daughters after the rich and eligible Mr Bingley and…

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The Kingdom

The Kingdom

The Kingdom
TMDb: 7.5
70 min

The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff’s faith in science…

Status: Ended
Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Tales of the City
TMDb: 8.5
60 min

Miniseries based on the first of the Tales of the City series of novels by Armistead Maupin.

Status: Ended
Eps23Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean
TMDb: 7.9
25 min

Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.

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The Decalogue

The Decalogue

The Decalogue
TMDb: 8.8
N/A

Originally made for Polish television, “The Decalogue” focuses on the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are…

Status: Ended
Eps4Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove
TMDb: 7.9
90 min

A pair of longtime friends and former Texas Rangers crave one last adventure before hanging-up their spurs. After stealing over a thousand head of cattle from rustlers south of the…

Status: Ended
Eps6The Singing Detective

The Singing Detective

The Singing Detective
TMDb: 8.1
70 min

Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

Status: Ended
Eps6Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness
TMDb: 8.4
60 min

Yorkshire detective Ronald Craven is haunted by the murder of his daughter and begins his own investigation into her death.

Status: Ended
Eps30Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany
TMDb: 8.3
120 min

Heimat is the overall title of several series of films in 32 episodes written and directed by Edgar Reitz which view life in Germany between 1919 and 2000 through the…

Status: Ended
Eps44Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes
TMDb: 8.1
52 min

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the…

Status: Ended
The Octopus

The Octopus

The Octopus
TMDb: 8.3
120 min

La Piovra is an acclaimed Italian Television drama miniseries about the Mafia. The story was by Sandro Petraglia. The production was designed by Luigi Perelli. The soundtrack was by Riz…

Status: Ended
Black-Adder II

Black-Adder II

Black-Adder II
TMDb: 8
32 min

Through four series and a few specials, Edmund Blackadder and his greasy sidekick Baldrick conjure up cunning plans as Edmund tries to take advantage of desperate times. These situation tragedies…

Status: Ended
Eps6Smiley’s People

Smiley’s People

Smiley’s People
TMDb: 7.6
50 min

Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn’t want to know what…

Status: Ended
Eps6Police Squad!

Police Squad!

Police Squad!
TMDb: 7.9
30 min

Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982, created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, and starring Leslie Nielsen. A spoof of police procedurals, the…

Status: Ended
Eps11Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited
TMDb: 8
60 min

In this acclaimed eleven-hours British television miniseries, Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years…

Status: Ended
Eps14Berlin Alexanderplatz

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Berlin Alexanderplatz
TMDb: 8.9
60 min

Adapted from the Alfred Döblin novel of the same name.

Status: Ended
Eps21Yes Minister

Yes Minister

Yes Minister
TMDb: 8.3
30 min

Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim…

Status: Ended
The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed

The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed

The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed
TMDb: 8.3
60 min

After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR – Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is…

Status: Ended
Eps6Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
TMDb: 7.5
50 min

Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggar-man, thief. George Smiley, the aging master spy of the Cold War and once heir apparent to Control, is brought back out…

Status: Ended
Eps8Roots

Roots

Roots
TMDb: 7.7
90 min

The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley’s ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga…

Status: Ended
Eps4Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth
TMDb: 8
371 min

Dramatizes the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus largely according to the Christian Bible’s New Testament Gospels.

Status: Ended
Eps13I, Claudius

I, Claudius

I, Claudius
TMDb: 8.3
55 min

Acclaimed blackly comic historical drama series. Set amidst a web of power, corruption and lies, it chronicles the reigns of the Roman emperors – Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and finally Claudius.

Status: Ended
Eps12Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers
TMDb: 8.2
30 min

Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John…

Status: Ended
Seventeen Moments of Spring

Seventeen Moments of Spring

Seventeen Moments of Spring
TMDb: 7.4
70 min

A Soviet spy is tasked with disrupting the negotiations between Karl Wolff and Allen Dulles taking place in Switzerland, aimed at forging a separate peace between Germany and the Western…

Status: Ended
Eps6Elizabeth R

Elizabeth R

Elizabeth R
TMDb: 8.5
85 min

This historical mini-series documents the reign of Elizabeth I with each episode focusing on one dramatic period in the lengthy reign of the Virgin Queen, including her ascension to the…

Status: Ended