Netflix has expressed a desire to have over half of their programming in the form of original content. And they’ve already established a stable of great IPs in the form of Netflix Originals. Here are the top 10 best Netflix originals of 2017.
Set and filmed in Colombia, seasons one and two are based on the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine, while also focusing on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, and various opposition entities.
Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the 1980s, Stranger Things focuses on the investigation into the disappearance of a young boy amid supernatural events occurring around the town including the appearance of a girl with psychokinetic abilities who helps the missing boy’s friends in their own search.
Master Of None
Master Of None was created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, and stars Ansari in the lead role of Dev Shah, a 30-year-old actor, mostly following his romantic, professional, and cultural experiences.
Set in 1977 – in the early days of criminal psychology and criminal profiling at the Federal Bureau of Investigation – Mindhunter revolves around FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany), along with psychologist Wendy Carr (Anna Torv), who interview imprisoned serial killers in order to understand how they think with the hope of applying this knowledge to solving ongoing cases.
The series follows the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images. Senior “class clown” Dylan Maxwell (Jimmy Tatro) is accused of the crime by the school. He is expelled, but an investigation into the incident is launched by sophomore Peter Maldonado (Tyler Alvarez) to uncover if Dylan was the one truly behind the crime.
House Of Cards
Set in Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Congressman Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and House Majority Whip.
The Confession Tapes
The Confession Tapes is a true crime television documentary series that presents six cases of possible false confessions leading to murder convictions of the featured people
In an alternate world where humans and tailless anthropomorphic animals live side by side, BoJack Horseman, the washed-up star of the 1990s Horsin’ Around, plans his big return to celebrity relevance with a tell-all autobiography that he dictates to his ghostwriter Diane Nguyen.
13 Reasons Why
The series revolves around a high school student, Clay Jensen, and his friend Hannah Baker, a girl who committed suicide after suffering a series of demoralizing circumstances brought on by select individuals at her school. A box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah before her suicide details thirteen reasons why she ended her life.