The BEST Amazon Shows

The top 27 shows on Amazon

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

#1 - 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.

star 8.56
1,495 votes
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The Boys

#2 - The Boys

In a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, The Boys centres on a group of vigilantes known informally as "The Boys," who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

star 8.54
2,948 votes
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The Expanse

#3 - The Expanse

Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller is given the assignment to find a missing young woman, Julie Mao. Joining his task is James Holden, former first officer of an ice freighter who is involved in an incident caused by the tense relationship between Earth, Mars and the Belt. Far from their struggles in space, United Nations executive Chrisjen Avasarala works to prevent war between Earth and Mars. Soon the three find out that the missing woman is connected to a vast conspiracy that threatens all humanity.

star 8.39
6,635 votes
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Angry Video Game Nerd

#4 - Angry Video Game Nerd

The titular Nerd character is an ill-tempered and foul-mouthed video game fanatic. He derives comic appeal from excessive and inventive use of profanity, frequent displays of explicit gestures, and heavy consumption of beer, particularly Rolling Rock or Yuengling, to "soothe the pain". A particular characteristic is his favorable comparison of extremely repulsive and painful, usually firmly scatological, acts to playing the games he reviews. Varying amounts of physical comedy are mixed into the verbal abuse.

star 8.39
336 votes
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Undone

#5 - Undone

Alma, a 28-year-old living in San Antonio, Texas, finds that she has a new relationship to time after nearly dying in a car accident. As Alma develops new abilities, she pursues answers about her father’s death.

star 8.35
268 votes
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The Grand Tour (2016)

#6 - The Grand Tour (2016)

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 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May on their global adventure.

star 8.32
3,003 votes
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Pastewka

#7 - Pastewka

In the comedy series "Pastewka" Bastian Pastewka plays Bastian Pastewka in stories of everyday life. Stories that could happen in in real life. Bastian is a lovable douchebag with blossoming imagination, the unconditional desire to always do everything right, a few little quirks and the talent to say the right thing - in most inappropriate moments.

star 8.21
241 votes
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Good Omens

#8 - Good Omens

The End of the World is coming, which means a fussy Angel and a loose-living Demon who've become overly fond of life on Earth are forced to form an unlikely alliance to stop Armageddon. But they have lost the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he's meant to bring upon the end of days, forcing them to embark on an adventure to find him and save the world before it's too late.

star 8.19
1,866 votes
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Bosch

#9 - Bosch

Meet LAPD homicide cop Harry Bosch — hero, maverick, nighthawk. From a dangerous maze of blind alleys to a daring criminal heist beneath the city to the tortuous link that must be uncovered, his survival instincts will be tested to their limit. Joining with an enigmatic and seductive female FBI agent, pitted against enemies inside his own department, Bosch must make the agonizing choice between justice and vengeance, as he tracks down a killer whose true face will shock him.

star 8.15
1,590 votes
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Deutschland 83

#10 - Deutschland 83

Deutschland 8* is 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.

star 8.09
608 votes
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Carnival Row

#11 - Carnival Row

Mythical creatures have fled their war-torn homeland and gathered in the city, as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. At the center of the drama is the investigation into a string of unsolved murders, madness of power, unresolved love, and social adjustment's eating away at whatever uneasy peace that exists

star 8.04
783 votes
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Sneaky Pete

#12 - Sneaky Pete

After leaving prison, Marius takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his cellmate Pete. He moves in with Pete's long-estranged unsuspecting family and is roped into the family's bail bond business. He's a criminal taking down other criminals and, in the process, discovers the family life he never had.

star 8.00
1,211 votes
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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

#13 - Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

An up-and-coming CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit.

star 7.99
2,260 votes
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Goliath

#14 - Goliath

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.

star 7.96
1,042 votes
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The Man in the High Castle

#15 - The Man in the High Castle

A glimpse into an alternate history of North America: what life after WWII might have been like if the Nazis had won the war. The Man in the High Castle explores daily life in 1962, fourteen years after the end of a longer Second World War (1939–1948 in this history). The victorious Axis Powers - Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy, and Nazi Germany - are conducting intrigues against each other in North America, specifically in the former U.S., which surrendered to them once they had conquered Eurasia and destroyed the populaces of Africa.

star 7.96
4,471 votes
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Ripper Street

#16 - 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.

star 7.95
1,193 votes
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Mozart in the Jungle

#17 - Mozart in the Jungle

Mozart in the Jungle is all about sex, drugs-and classical music-and shows that what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what happens on stage. Mozart in the Jungle was written by Oscar-nominated writer and director Roman Coppola, actor and musician Jason Schwartzman, and Tony-nominated writer and director Alex Timbers. The project is based on the memoir Mozart in the Jungle by Blair Tindall.

star 7.95
939 votes
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Good Girls Revolt

#18 - Good Girls Revolt

This Amazon-original series is set in New York in the late 1960s, when a cultural revolution was sweeping through the free world. One place that was not quick to change with the times was newsrooms. Inspired by real events, "Good Girls Revolt" follows Patti Robinson and her fellow female researchers at News of the Week, who decide to ask for equal treatment. Their quest initiates an upheaval that impacts romantic relationships, careers and friendships, and propels Patti and her friends into unfamiliar territory that they never dreamed of.

star 7.61
146 votes
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Transparent

#19 - Transparent

Mort gathers his three adult kids – Ali, Sarah and Joshua – for a talk about the future, but everyone is shocked to learn that it’s not a financial inheritance at stake, but rather the complex legacy of a secret life as a trans woman. Everyone’s relationship – to the world, themselves, each other, through the lens of boundaries, intimacy, sex and gender – is about to change.

star 7.60
985 votes
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Homecoming

#20 - Homecoming

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.

star 7.44
612 votes
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Mad Dogs (US)

#21 - Mad Dogs (US)

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.

star 7.39
303 votes
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Alpha House

#22 - Alpha House

Alpha House follows four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC. Re-election battles, looming indictments, parties, their Party... these senators need a drink. And a new housemate.

star 7.38
380 votes
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Hand of God

#23 - Hand of God

Hand of God follows the honorable Pernell Harris a morally questionable judge and powerful community figure who experiences a devastating personal trauma. Now he hears a voice compelling him on a mission of justice. But is the voice he's hearing a message from God or the signs of a broken mind?

star 7.35
501 votes
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The Tick (2016)

#24 - The Tick (2016)

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to suspect his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover the conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. They launch into an adventure brimming with crazed archvillains, blood-soaked vigilantes, and superhuman freakery.

star 7.32
681 votes
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Jean-Claude Van Johnson

#25 - Jean-Claude Van Johnson

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a global martial arts & film sensation, also operating under the simple alias of "Johnson" as the world's best undercover private contractor. Retired for years, a chance encounter with a lost love brings him back to the game. This time, he'll be deadlier than ever. Probably.

star 7.10
340 votes
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Lore

#26 - Lore

From the executive producer of The Walking Dead and an executive producer of The X-Files, 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.

star 7.08
203 votes
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Betas

#27 - Betas

Betas is set in the world of Silicon Valley start-ups and centers on a quartet of under-socialized computer geeks who have designed a killer app that could transform the social lives of about 6 billion people for the better. Now all they have to do is get over their crippling personality flaws and sell their product.

star 6.89
342 votes
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