Top 25 Original Shows on Hulu
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Hulu, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original shows on Hulu, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Mar 1, 2021.
25. Wu-Tang: An American Saga
In the early 1990s in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.
8.3 ⭐ | Drama, Documentary | Released: Oct 23, 2019
A portrait of a public woman, interweaving moments from never-before-seen 2016 campaign footage with biographical chapters of Hillary Rodham Clinton's life. Featuring exclusive interviews with Hillary herself, Bill Clinton, friends, and journalists, an examination of how she became simultaneously one of the most admired and vilified women in the world.
5.6 ⭐ | War & Politics, Documentary | Released: Mar 6, 2020
23. Find Me in Paris
When Lena Grisky, a Russian Princess and student at the Paris Opera Ballet School accidentally time travels to present day, she must quickly adapt if she hopes to keep her secret and hide from the dangerous Time Collectors.
9.4 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 21, 2020
22. Normal People
Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Apr 26, 2020
21. Mrs. America
The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”
8.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 27, 2020
20. High Fidelity
Rob Brooks, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn revisit past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love.
8.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Feb 14, 2020
19. Looking for Alaska
Teenager Miles enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. After an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends try to make sense of what they have been through.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 19, 2019
Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.
7.2 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Oct 16, 2020
A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Dec 6, 2019
After being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, a young woman must deal with her own imagination in order to literally and metaphorically re-enter the world of women, and rekindle the female friendships she left behind.
7.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Nov 15, 2019
Ramy, the son of Egyptian immigrants, is on a spiritually conflicting journey in his New Jersey neighborhood, pulled between his Muslim community that thinks life is a constant test, his millennial friends who think life is full of endless possibilities, and a God who's always watching.
7.9 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: May 29, 2020
Middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.
8.4 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Sep 18, 2020
13. Castle Rock
Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
7.3 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Dec 11, 2019
12. The Act
A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Mystery | Released: May 1, 2019
11. The Great
A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
8.2 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: May 15, 2020
Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Aug 28, 2019
9. The New York Times Presents
A series of standalone documentaries powered by the unparalleled journalism and insight of The New York Times, bringing viewers close to the essential stories of our time.
7.4 ⭐ | Documentary, News | Released: Feb 5, 2021
8. A Teacher
Claire Wilson, a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school, begins an affair with her student, Eric Walker. But their relationship accelerates faster than anticipated and the permanent damage becomes impossible to ignore.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Dec 29, 2020
7. Love, Victor
Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.
8.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Jun 11, 2021
6. The Bisexual
Leila takes a break from her decade long relationship with partner Sadie, and begins to explore her own bisexuality.
7.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Nov 14, 2018
5. Little Fires Everywhere
The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Apr 22, 2020
4. Light as a Feather
Five teen girls deal with the supernatural fallout stemming from an innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board.” When the girls start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, the survivors must figure out why they’re being targeted — and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.
8.7 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 4, 2019
3. Four Weddings and a Funeral
Maya, the young communications director for a New York senatorial campaign, receives a wedding invitation from her college schoolmate now living in London. She leaves her professional and personal life behind, in favor of traveling to England and reconnecting with old friends and ends up in the midst of their personal crises. Relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned, love affairs ignited and doused, and of course, there are four weddings…and a funeral.
6.9 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Sep 11, 2019
2. The Handmaid's Tale
Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
8.1 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Apr 28, 2021
1. Veronica Mars
In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.
7.8 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Comedy | Released: Jul 19, 2019