Top 100 Original Shows on AMC
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing AMC, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 100 list of the best original shows on AMC, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 18, 2021.
26. Breaking Bad
When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live. He becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.
8.7 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 29, 2013
25. The Walking Dead
Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
8.1 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Oct 10, 2021
24. Into the Badlands
In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.
A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
7.5 ⭐ | Action & Adventure | Released: May 6, 2019
23. Mad Men
Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 Avenue of the Americas. According to the show's pilot, the phrase "mad men" was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves. The focal point of the series is Don Draper, creative director at Sterling Cooper and a founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and the people in his life, both in and out of the office. The plot focuses on the business of the agencies as well as the personal lives of the characters, regularly depicting the changing moods and social mores of the United States in the 1960s.
8.2 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 17, 2015
22. Halt and Catch Fire
Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 14, 2017
21. The Terror
A chilling anthology series featuring stories of people in terrifying situations inspired by true historical events.
7.3 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Oct 14, 2019
20. The Son
The multigenerational epic follows two concurrent time periods: One, the story of young Eli McCullough after he is kidnapped and indoctrinated into a tribe of Comanches in 1849. The other, 60 years later, when we see a grown Eli struggle to maintain his family’s cattle empire during the turbulent Bandit Wars of South Texas. Based on Philipp Meyer’s acclaimed novel.
6.4 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jun 29, 2019
19. The Night Manager
Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper, Pine must himself become a criminal.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: Mar 27, 2016
18. Lodge 49
Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes.
7.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Oct 14, 2019
17. The Little Drummer Girl
Brilliant young actress Charlie strikes up an acquaintance with an intriguing stranger while on holiday in Greece, but it rapidly becomes apparent that his intentions are far from romantic.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama, War & Politics | Released: Dec 2, 2018
A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.
7.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Aug 23, 2020
15. Ride with Norman Reedus
The Walking Dead star and motorcycle enthusiast Norman Reedus hits the open road to explore local biker culture and celebrate the best and brightest collectors, mechanics and craftsmen around the country. Each episode features Reedus and a riding companion – a fellow actor, musician, friend or local chopper fanatic – as they journey to custom bike shops, tattoo parlors, collector’s warehouses, or a roadside smokehouse… with plenty of time for unplanned detours and tire changes.
7.5 ⭐ | Reality | Released: Apr 25, 2021
14. The Prisoner
The Prisoner is a 2009 television miniseries based on the 1960s TV series The Prisoner about a man who awakens in a mysterious, picturesque village from which there is no escape and wonders who made the village and why. It was co-produced by American cable network AMC with the British channel ITV.
5.9 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Nov 17, 2009
13. The American West
From the Executive Producer Robert Redford, THE AMERICAN WEST tells the story of the aftermath of the CIVIL WAR and how the United States transformed into the “land of opportunity" spanning the years 1865 to 1890. Transporting into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws and law men, the story chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull.
The series features exclusive interviews with notable names from classic Western films, including Robert Redford, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Ed Harris and more.
6.3 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jul 30, 2016
12. The Walking Dead: World Beyond
A heroic group of teens sheltered from the dangers of the post-apocalyptic world receive a message that inspires them to leave the safety of the only home they have ever known and embark on a cross-country journey to find the one man who can possibly save the world.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery | Released: Oct 10, 2021
Fifteen years into the future, science has made a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet – a test that unequivocally tells you who your soulmate is.
6.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime | Released: Nov 9, 2020
10. Dispatches from Elsewhere
A group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life come to find that the mystery winds far deeper than they ever imagined.
6.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Apr 27, 2020
A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy child born from an angel and a devil, Jesse gives up everything to set the world straight with its creator.
7.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Drama | Released: Sep 29, 2019
8. Better Call Saul
Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut. The series tracks Jimmy’s transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer".
8.4 ⭐ | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Released: Apr 20, 2020
7. KEVIN CAN F**K HIMSELF
Explore the secret life of a woman we all grew up watching: the sitcom wife. The series looks to break television convention and ask what the world looks like through her eyes. Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera zaniness, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines, and takes the lead in her own life.
7.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Aug 1, 2021
6. The Beast Must Die
Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.
6.5 ⭐ | Crime | Released: Jun 17, 2021
5. Fear the Walking Dead
What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.
7.7 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Oct 17, 2021
4. Eden: Untamed Planet
Explore six of the last untouched locations on earth. The documentary series presents life as nature intended, following the unique way wildlife has adapted to these environments and continues to rise to new challenges over the course of a year.
8.0 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 28, 2021
3. The Fortune
Young diplomat Álex Ventura teams with a combative public official and a brilliant American lawyer to recover treasure stolen by Frank Wild, who travels the world plundering historic items from the ocean.
0.0 ⭐ | Drama, Action & Adventure | Released: Oct 15, 2021
2. 61st Street
Moses Johnson is a promising high-school athlete with a bright future who’s accused of murdering a police officer during a drug bust gone wrong. Swept up into the infamously corrupt Chicago criminal justice system, Moses’ case is taken up by ageing public defender Franklin Roberts, who sees this as his chance to finally challenge the institutional racism at the heart of the judicial system.
0.0 ⭐ | Drama, Crime
Detectives look to untangle the case of the Ragdoll Killer, who has killed six people and sewn their bodies into the shape of one grotesque body nicknamed the Ragdoll.
0.0 ⭐ | Mystery, Crime | Released: Nov 11, 2021