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 Aug 2, 2021.
50. 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: Jun 24, 2021
48. 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
47. 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
45. 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
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.
7.6 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Feb 12, 2019
43. 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
42. 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.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: Jun 10, 2019
41. Mad Dogs
When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
6.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Crime | Released: Jan 22, 2016
40. An Unknown Enemy
Fernando Barrientos, Head of the National Security Directorate, Mexico's Secret Police, is trying to reach the highest position in the country. On his way, he'll have to manipulate, betray, and kill, and he's well prepared for it. However, his path will be full of obstacles. Nobody, not even his family, will be immune to the chaos left in his quest for total power.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama, War & Politics, Crime | Released: Oct 25, 2018
39. The Reaping
The peace of a small town is going to be upset. Through a series of coincidences, acts of violence and corruption, unexpected truths will be revealed and the lives of nine people become intertwined thanks to sudden and stunning changes.
10.0 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Mystery | Released: Feb 4, 2018
38. 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
37. Modern Love
An unlikely friendship. A lost love resurfaced. A marriage at its turning point. A date that might not have been a date. An unconventional new family. These are unique stories about the joys and tribulations of love, each inspired by true events.
7.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 13, 2021
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
35. 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
34. 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
The Spanish "Conquistador" Hernán Cortés arrives in the shores of what today is México and faces both local demons and those who've sailed with him.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Nov 21, 2019
32. The Test: A New Era For Australia's Team
The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team, is a docuseries following the Australian Men’s Cricket Team, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how one of the world’s best cricket teams fell from grace and was forced to reclaim their title and integrity.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama, Documentary | Released: Mar 12, 2020
31. 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: Jul 30, 2021
30. 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
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
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
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
Panchayat is a comedy-drama, which captures the journey of an engineering graduate Abhishek, who for lack of a better job option joins as secretary of a panchayat office in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh. Stuck between crazy villagers and a difficult village lifestyle Abhishek starts his job with the sole motivation of getting out of there as soon as possible, for which he even prepares for CAT.
8.3 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Apr 3, 2020
25. 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.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Apr 17, 2020
24. 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.
7.9 ⭐ | Crime, Mystery | Released: May 15, 2020
23. James May: Our Man In Japan
James May embarks on a remarkable journey across Japan, from its icy north to its balmy south. He’ll see the sights, meet the locals, and eat the noodles in a bid to truly understand the Land of the Rising Sun.
7.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jan 3, 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: Jul 3, 2020
Kabir, a brilliant but non-conventional officer of the Crime Branch, puts the pieces together of seemingly unconnected deaths of organ donors that lead up to an unlikely suspect - the affable Danny. Kabir will not stop till he cracks the case and delivers justice.
7.7 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Mar 1, 2018
20. 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.
8.6 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: Jul 10, 2020
19. All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur
A fly-on-the-wall inside look at the goings-on of Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019-20 football season.
7.1 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Sep 14, 2020
18. The Last Narc
In 1985, American DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered by Mexico’s most notorious drug lords. Thirty-five years later, three former cartel insiders share unprecedented details. This is the story of Camarena, the drug cartel he infiltrated, and the narc who risked everything to discover the truth.
6.8 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jul 31, 2020
17. 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: Feb 3, 2021
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
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
14. The Family Man
The story of a middle-class man who works for a special cell of the National Investigation Agency. While he tries to protect the nation from terrorists, he also has to protect his family from the impact of his secretive, high-pressure, and low paying job.
7.9 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Action & Adventure | Released: Jun 4, 2021
13. 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
12. 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
9. 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.
8.1 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Dec 11, 2020
8. The Legend of El Cid
The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
7.3 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama, War & Politics | Released: Jul 15, 2021
7. Tell Me Your Secrets
A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving mother Mary who is obsessed with finding her missing daughter.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: Feb 19, 2021
Robyn, the sharp and witty publicity maven, is an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life. Robyn’s work as a crisis PR strategist is fast-paced and unpredictable, as she counsels high-profile personalities in entertainment, fashion and sports.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 18, 2020
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
4. The Vineyard
Mauro Larrea and Soledad Montalvo are two strangers whose destinies cross in the second half of the 19th century, leading to their lives changing forever. A history of glories and defeats, of silver mines, family intrigues, vineyards, wineries, and fascinating cities whose splendor faded over time.
10.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Mar 26, 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.
8.0 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Drama | Released: Dec 30, 2020
An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
6.6 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Sep 27, 2019
1. 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?
8.4 ⭐ | Reality, Comedy | Released: Jun 11, 2021