Top 50 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 50 list of the best original shows on Prime, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 18, 2021.
49. 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
47. 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
45. 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.
6.9 ⭐ | Drama, Action & Adventure | Released: Feb 28, 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
43. Ripper Street
A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.
7.4 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Oct 12, 2016
A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 25, 2020
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.
7.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Feb 12, 2019
40. 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
39. Too Old to Die Young
The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: Jun 10, 2019
This anthology series brings to life Aaron Mahnke's “Lore” podcast and uncovers the real-life events that spawned our darkest nightmares. Blending dramatic scenes, animation, archive and narration, Lore reveals how our horror legends - such as vampires, werewolves and body snatchers - are rooted in truth.
7.0 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Documentary | Released: Oct 18, 2018
37. 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
36. Vanity Fair
In a world where everyone is striving for what is not worth having, no one is more determined to climb to the heights of English society than Becky Sharp.
7.4 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Oct 7, 2018
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.
7.7 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Sep 23, 2021
34. 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.
8.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Dec 5, 2019
33. 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
32. 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
31. 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
30. The Pale Horse
After a list of names is found in the shoe of a dead woman, one of the named people begins investigating and is drawn to the The Pale Horse, the home of a trio of rumored witches living in a small village. Word has it that the witches can do away with wealthy relatives using dark arts.
6.3 ⭐ | Mystery | Released: Feb 16, 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.
7.7 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Mar 6, 2020
28. 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
27. Diablo Guardián
The story of Violetta, a young woman who flees her native Mexico to start anew in New York City. But instead of a living a dream, Violetta is awoken to a harsh reality when she runs out of money, sending her into the arms of the villainous Nefastófeles.
6.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Apr 12, 2019
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
25. The Egos
A bunch of unknown actors create a TV show about themselves. Taking on the inevitable collapse and defeat of their show in the summer of a new era.
0.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jun 6, 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
23. 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
22. 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
21. 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
20. 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
19. 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
18. 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
17. Mozart in the Jungle
In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians.
From her debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall to the Broadway pits of "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," Blair Tindall has played with some of the biggest names in classical music for twenty-five years. Now in "Mozart in the Jungle," Tindall exposes the scandalous rock and roll lifestyles of the musicians, conductors, and administrators who inhabit the insular world of classical music.
7.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Feb 16, 2018
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.
7.6 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Feb 21, 2020
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
14. 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
13. 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
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
11. 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
A limited anthology series that explores terror in America.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Apr 9, 2021
8. 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
An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
6.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Sep 27, 2019
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
5. Clarkson's Farm
Follow Jeremy Clarkson as he embarks on his latest adventure, farming. The man who on several occasions claims to be allergic to manual labour takes on the most manually labour intensive job there is. What could possibly go wrong?
8.6 ⭐ | Reality, Comedy | Released: Jun 11, 2021
In the forgotten town of Carp, Texas, Panic is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges for the chance to win life-changing money. After the death of two players the stakes—and danger—have never been higher.
7.5 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama, Crime | Released: May 27, 2021
3. The Moth Effect
A satirical six-part sketch comedy.
0.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Sep 3, 2021
2. The Wheel of Time
Follow Moiraine, a member of the shadowy and influential all-female organization called the “Aes Sedai” as she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women. Moiraine believes one of them might be the reincarnation of an incredibly powerful individual, whom prophecies say will either save humanity or destroy it.
0.0 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Nov 18, 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.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Oct 14, 2021