The BEST AMC Shows

The top 18 shows on AMC

Breaking Bad

#1 - Breaking Bad

Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine accompanied by a former student, Jesse Pinkman, with the aim of securing his family's financial future before he dies.

star 9.27
74,260 votes
View Episode Rankings
Mad Men

#2 - Mad Men

In 1960s New York, alpha male Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.

star 8.58
9,982 votes
View Episode Rankings
Better Call Saul

#3 - Better Call Saul

See the rise and rise of Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, but hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and often against Jimmy, is ‘fixer’ Mike Erhmantraut. The series tracks Jimmy's evolution into Saul Goodman, the man who puts the word ‘criminal’ in ‘criminal lawyer’.

star 8.48
13,611 votes
View Episode Rankings
Halt and Catch Fire

#4 - Halt and Catch Fire

In the early 1980s a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy combine to confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional lives will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.

star 8.30
3,451 votes
View Episode Rankings
The Killing (2011)

#5 - The Killing (2011)

From writer, executive producer and series showrunner Veena Sud (Cold Case), The Killing is based on the wildly successful Danish television series Forbrydelsen and tells the story of the murder of a young girl in Seattle and the subsequent police investigation. The Killing ties together three distinct stories around a single murder including the detectives assigned to the case, the victim's grieving family, and the suspects. Set in Seattle, the story also explores local politics as it follows politicians connected to the case. As the series unfolds, it becomes clear that there are no accidents; everyone has a secret, and while the characters think they've moved on, their past isn't done with them.

star 8.27
5,550 votes
View Episode Rankings
The Walking Dead

#6 - The Walking Dead

The world we knew is gone. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living. Based on a comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, this AMC project focuses on the world after a zombie apocalypse. The series follows a police officer, Rick Grimes, who wakes up from a coma to find the world ravaged with zombies. Looking for his family, he and a group of survivors attempt to battle against the zombies in order to stay alive.

star 8.24
63,279 votes
View Episode Rankings
Hell on Wheels

#7 - Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a Confederate soldier (Mount) who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who have killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.

star 8.23
3,920 votes
View Episode Rankings
Rubicon

#8 - Rubicon

Will Travers is an intelligence analyst who cracks codes for a living. When Will’s world is shattered by an untimely death he begins asking questions, diving into a web of mystery and danger. Not every conspiracy is a theory.

star 8.22
897 votes
View Episode Rankings
Into the Badlands

#9 - Into the Badlands

A mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a ruthless territory controlled by feudal barons.

star 7.98
2,765 votes
View Episode Rankings
Preacher

#10 - Preacher

What if an angel and a demon procreate? What would that offspring be? Would it be holy or demonic or both? Preacher is that tale. The offspring has no body, just a soul. That soul needs a body and chose Jesse Custer. A preacher from Texas with a loss of faith and a drinking problem. The offspring called Genesis bonds with Jesse, giving him the word of God. What he says is done.

star 7.84
4,582 votes
View Episode Rankings
TURN: Washington's Spies

#11 - TURN: Washington's Spies

Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence.

star 7.79
1,117 votes
View Episode Rankings
The Terror

#12 - The Terror

A chilling anthology drama series inspired by true historical events.

star 7.72
1,481 votes
View Episode Rankings
Comic Book Men

#13 - Comic Book Men

Comic Book Men is a show that is for Fanboys by Fanboys. Set in uber-geek Kevin Smith's iconic comic shop Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash, the show explores every nook and cranny of Fanboy culture from A to Z. Endless circular debates about the technical accuracy of the USS Enterprise's warp-core schematics? Snarky comic aficionados with an encyclopedic knowledge of every Marvel back issue? You bet.

star 7.48
497 votes
View Episode Rankings
Talking Dead

#14 - Talking Dead

A live after show about Fear/The Walking Dead, hosted by Chris Hardwick. Talking Dead features Hardwick spending time with fans, actors, producers and TV enthusiasts, recapping the most recent Fear/ The Walking Dead episodes and taking questions and comments from viewers.

star 7.47
531 votes
View Episode Rankings
The Son

#15 - The Son

Based on the New York Times best seller and Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel, The Son is a sweeping family saga that spans 150 years and three generations of the McCullough family. The story of Eli McCullough’s transformation from good-natured innocence to calculated violence, as he loses everything on the wild frontier, setting him on the path to building a ranching-and-oil dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege. The Son deftly explores how Eli’s ruthlessness and quest for power triggers consequences that span generations, as the McCulloughs rise to become one of the richest families reigning in Texas.

star 7.19
320 votes
View Episode Rankings
Fear the Walking Dead

#16 - Fear the Walking Dead

In Los Angeles, a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, we follow this mysterious outbreak as it threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, and survival of the fittest takes hold, as our dysfunctional family finds they must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

star 7.10
8,242 votes
View Episode Rankings
Low Winter Sun (2013)

#17 - Low Winter Sun (2013)

Murder, deception, revenge and corruption that starts with the murder of a cop by fellow Detroit detective, Frank Agnew.

star 6.50
384 votes
View Episode Rankings
The Prisoner (2009)

#18 - The Prisoner (2009)

A man, known as 6, finds himself inexplicably trapped in The Village with no memory of how he arrived. As he explores his environment, he discovers that his fellow inhabitants are identified by numbers instead of names, have no memory of any prior existence, and are under constant surveillance. Not knowing whom to trust, 6 is driven by the need to discover the truth behind The Village, the reason for his being there, and most importantly - how he can escape.

star 6.34
515 votes
View Episode Rankings