Top 25 Original Shows on Prime
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Prime, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original shows on Prime, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 25, 2021.
25. Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan
When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.
7.7 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama, War & Politics | Released: Oct 31, 2019
Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts.”
8.0 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Crime | Released: Jun 24, 2021
23. Sneaky Pete
A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: May 10, 2019
An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Or so they say.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 24, 2021
21. The Tick
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure | Released: Apr 4, 2019
20. Carnival Row
In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.
8.0 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 29, 2019
19. The Man in the High Castle
Explore what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel.
7.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Nov 15, 2019
18. The Grand Tour
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with a show about adventure, excitement and friendship... as long as you accept that the people you call friends are also the ones you find extremely annoying. Sometimes it's even a show about cars. Follow them on their global adventure.
7.8 ⭐ | Talk, Reality | Released: Jul 30, 2021
17. The Boys
A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
8.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure | Released: Oct 8, 2020
In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.
8.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: May 1, 2020
This thriller and coming-of-age drama follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. Based on the 2011 Joe Wright film.
7.5 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Nov 23, 2021
14. Pan y Circo
Taking back the ritual of food as a space for conversation and different points of view, actor and filmmaker Diego Luna moderates conversations that unites experts and different personalities to touch on fundamental topics of universal interest in contemporary societies, accompanied by the menus of well-known Mexican chefs.
6.7 ⭐ | Talk | Released: Oct 7, 2021
13. Truth Seekers
A ghost-hunting duo team up to uncover and film paranormal sightings across the U.K. and share their adventures on an online channel. Their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, terrifying, and even deadly as the pair begin to uncover a conspiracy that could threaten the entire human race.
7.4 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Oct 30, 2020
12. The Expanse
A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Dec 10, 2021
11. Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
7.2 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Mar 19, 2018
10. Star Trek: Picard
Set twenty years after the events of Star Trek Nemesis, we follow the now-retired Admiral Picard into the next chapter of his life.
7.3 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure | Released: Mar 26, 2020
9. Good Omens
Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.
8.1 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Comedy, Drama | Released: May 30, 2019
A group of young adults who met online are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel.
7.4 ⭐ | Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery | Released: Sep 25, 2020
7. The Wilds
A group of teen girls from different backgrounds must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas they've all endured. But there’s just one twist… these girls did not end up on this island by accident.
8.0 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Dec 11, 2020
6. The Legend of El Cid
The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
7.4 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama, War & Politics | Released: Jul 15, 2021
5. The Boarding School: Las Cumbres
In an inaccessible place between the mountains and isolated from the world, a school is located next to an old monastery. The students are rebellious and problematic young people who live under the strict and severe discipline imposed by the center to reintegrate them into society. The surrounding forest is home to ancient legends, threats that are still valid and that will immerse them in terrifying adventures.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Feb 19, 2021
The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
8.1 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Dec 30, 2020
3. Maradona: Blessed Dream
The biopic series will follow the accomplishments and challenges that El Pibe de Oro had to face during his globetrotting career and personal life, including his battle with drugs and alcohol.
0.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 29, 2021
Anthology series telling character-driven stories set at different moments in time, aiming to showcase that during people's most isolated moments, and in disparate circumstances, the human experience connects everyone.
7.1 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: May 21, 2021
1. I Know What You Did Last Summer
In a sun-soaked Hawaiian town with a mysterious past, a group of friends is left with a dark secret after a tragic accident. One year later, a member of the group receives a threatening message, and the friends now know that someone intends to make them pay for last summer.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Oct 21, 2021