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 Jan 18, 2021.
25. 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.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Jan 13, 2021
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.
8.3 ⭐ | Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: May 1, 2020
Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of Cooperman & McBride, the massive law firm he helped create, Billy and his ragtag team uncover a vast and deadly conspiracy, pitting them all in a life or death trial against the ultimate Goliath.
7.6 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Oct 4, 2019
22. Good Omens
Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.
8.0 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Comedy, Drama | Released: May 30, 2019
Heidi Bergman is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress, when a Department of Defense auditor questions why she left the Homecoming facility. Heidi quickly realizes that there's a whole other story behind the story she's been telling herself.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 22, 2020
The iron-fisted Akhandanand Tripathi is a millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son, Munna, is an unworthy, power-hungry heir who will stop at nothing to inherit his father's legacy. An incident at a wedding procession forces him to cross paths with Ramakant Pandit, an upstanding lawyer, and his sons, Guddu and Bablu. It snowballs into a game of ambition, power and greed that threatens the fabric of this lawless city.
8.3 ⭐ | Crime, Action & Adventure | Released: Oct 23, 2020
19. The Widow
A woman's search to uncover the mystery of the disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
6.8 ⭐ | Drama, Action & Adventure | Released: Feb 28, 2019
18. Modern Love
Over eight standalone episodes, the series explores love in its multitude of forms – including sexual, romantic, familial, platonic, and self love.
7.4 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Oct 18, 2019
17. Tales from the Loop
The story of the town and people who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 3, 2020
16. 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
Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
7.6 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Mar 6, 2020
14. 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
13. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.
8.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Dec 5, 2019
12. 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.”
7.9 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Crime | Released: Apr 16, 2020
10. Breathe: Into the Shadows
A 6-year old girl is kidnapped by a mysterious masked man, who demands an unusual ransom. To save his daughter, Dr. Avinash Sabharwal must kill someone! Meanwhile, Kabir Sawant's journey continues in the hostile environment of the Delhi Crime branch. Lies, deceit and mind games begin when Kabir is given charge of the investigation, and meets Avinash.
8.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: Jul 10, 2020
9. 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 ⭐ | Documentary, Talk | Released: Dec 17, 2020
8. 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.
8.1 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 29, 2019
Fleabag is thrown roughly up against the walls of contemporary London, sleeping with anyone who dares to stand too close, squeezing money from wherever she can, rejecting anyone who tries to help her, and keeping up her bravado throughout.
8.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Apr 8, 2019
A diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City discover that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.
7.7 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Feb 21, 2020
5. Four More Shots Please
Four unapologetically flawed women live, love, blunder and discover what really makes them tick through friendship and tequila in millennial Mumbai.
6.8 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Apr 17, 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.
7.4 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Jul 3, 2020
3. 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.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: May 10, 2019
2. 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.
8.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure | Released: Oct 9, 2020
1. Paatal Lok
A down and out cop lands the case of a lifetime when four suspects are nabbed in the assassination attempt of a prime time journalist. The case turns out to be a devious maze where nothing is what it looks like. The pursuit of it leads him to the dark netherworld - the 'Paatal Lok', and to shocking discoveries in the past of the four suspects.
7.7 ⭐ | Crime, Mystery | Released: May 15, 2020