Top 10 Original Shows on HBO
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing HBO, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 10 list of the best original shows on HBO, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Jan 18, 2021.
10. His Dark Materials
Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Dec 20, 2020
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 sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
8.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jun 3, 2019
Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.
7.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Jun 14, 2020
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
8.1 ⭐ | Western, Science Fiction | Released: May 3, 2020
6. The Undoing
Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and her family.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Mystery | Released: Nov 29, 2020
5. Big Little Lies
The tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jul 21, 2019
4. Perry Mason
Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage. L.A. is booming while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression — but a kidnapping gone very wrong leads to Mason exposing a fractured city as he uncovers the truth of the crime.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: Aug 9, 2020
3. Game of Thrones
Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
8.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery | Released: May 19, 2019
2. Raised by Wolves
After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.
7.7 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Oct 1, 2020
1. We Are Who We Are
Two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy explore friendship, first love, identity, and all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Nov 2, 2020