The BEST Amazon shows of all time

Every Amazon show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Amazon show to compile this list of best shows!

All or Nothing
star
8.89
270 votes

#1 - All or Nothing

For the first time in history, Amazon and NFL Films present an unprecedented inside look at the lives of players, coaches and owners of a franchise over the course of an entire NFL season. Witness the real life, behind the scenes journey on the field, off the field, and everything in between.

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The Glory Is Gone
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8.62
50 votes

#2 - The Glory Is Gone

Tom and Hanna have yet to settle into life over the hill, and old lovers emerge. The kids are suddenly behind the wheel, and colonoscopies are deemed a suitable topic of dinner-party conversation.

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Just Add Magic
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8.62
205 votes

#3 - Just Add Magic

When Kelly and her two best friends stumble upon a mysterious cookbook, they discover the book's recipes are far from ordinary-they're magical. Attempting to use the recipes to release Kelly's grandmother from a powerful curse, they uncover more clues surrounding Grandma's mystery and learn each recipe comes with a hefty price. Bigger secrets are about to be unearthed when you Just Add Magic!

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Niko and the Sword of Light
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8.56
86 votes

#4 - Niko and the Sword of Light

Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets about his mysterious past.

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Patriot
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8.35
884 votes

#5 - Patriot

To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.

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Panchayat
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8.20
194 votes

#6 - Panchayat

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.

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Ripper Street
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8.08
2631 votes

#7 - 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.

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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street
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8.06
166 votes

#8 - Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street is a live-action adventure show created by David Anaxagoras, a first-time writer, discovered through Amazon Studios' open-door submission process. This pilot is a look at the lives of three quirky tweens who live in a surreal world of eccentric characters and strange happenings.

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Mirzapur
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8.02
583 votes

#9 - Mirzapur

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.

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Paatal Lok
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8.00
296 votes

#10 - Paatal Lok

Inspector Hathi Ram Chaudhary is a cynical, washed out Delhi cop who has nothing to look forward to in his less than ordinary career. But that is until the day a high profile case lands on his table, a case too big and important for his designation. The case turns into a dark mystery thriller that leads inspector to the dark realm of underworld (Paatal Lok). Hathi Ram’s instincts tells him to investigate into the lives of the suspects. He discovers startling truths and insights that eventually help him rediscover his responsibilities as a cop, his place in the larger scheme of things and the larger meaning of life itself.

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Pastewka
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7.99
745 votes

#11 - 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.

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GRAND PRIX Driver
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7.98
168 votes

#12 - GRAND PRIX Driver

For the first time go inside McLaren, the most prestigious team in Formula 1 racing. Gain unprecedented access to the drivers, engineers, and leaders of McLaren to see what it takes to compete at the highest level. Narrated by Michael Douglas.

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Loudermilk
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7.97
305 votes

#13 - Loudermilk

Loudermilk is a recovering alcoholic and substance-abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about everything. He is unapologetically uncensored and has managed to piss off everyone. Although he has his drinking under control, Loudermilk's life is one step forward and 12 steps backwards.

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Mozart in the Jungle
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7.97
1592 votes

#14 - 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.

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Laakhon Mein Ek
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7.96
125 votes

#15 - Laakhon Mein Ek

"Laakhon Mein Ek" is a series that showcases the extraordinary stories of ordinary people defying odds, fighting corrupt systems to become the change that is required in the system.

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James May: Our Man in Japan
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7.88
372 votes

#16 - 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.

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The Man in the High Castle
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7.88
8239 votes

#17 - 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.

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Carnival Row
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7.86
3396 votes

#18 - 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

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This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy
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7.81
42 votes

#19 - This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy

This docuseries brings the smart, stylized storytelling of Adam McKay’s The Big Short to a quirky and compelling exploration of the global economy. In each episode, host Kal Penn -- with the help of some celebrity friends -- answers a burning question like: How can I launder a bag of dirty cash? How scared should I be of a rubber apocalypse? And is it easier for dicks to get rich?

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Sneaky Pete
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7.79
2094 votes

#20 - 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.

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The Test: A New Era for Australia's Team
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7.77
65 votes

#21 - The Test: A New Era for Australia's Team

The devastation of Australia's Ashes defeat at Headingley is laid bare in a behind-the-scenes documentary that also sheds new light on the team's rise from the tumult of South Africa. The documentary will follow the Australian team through the appointment of Justin Langer as head coach, their home Test series against India, limited-overs tours overseas and their highly successful 2019 campaign in the United Kingdom where they reached the semi-finals of the World Cup and managed to retain the Ashes during a thrilling Test series against arch-rivals England.

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Good Girls Revolt
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7.73
294 votes

#22 - 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.

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Hanna
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7.69
2549 votes

#23 - Hanna

In equal parts high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, 'Hanna' follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl raised in the forest, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

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Mad Dogs (US)
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7.68
508 votes

#24 - 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.

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Hernan
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7.62
212 votes

#25 - Hernan

Set in 1519, Hernán turns on the conquest of Mexico by Cortés and his troops, and is narrated by the protagonists of this momentous time in Mexico and Spain’s history, from Moctezuma to Alvarado, Olid to Malintzin.

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Transparent
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7.51
1464 votes

#26 - 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.

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Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer
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7.45
80 votes

#27 - Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer

After nearly 40 years of silence, Elizabeth Kloepfer and her daughter Molly share their experiences with unsettling new details about Ted Bundy.

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All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur
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7.40
208 votes

#28 - All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur

An inside look at the 2019/20 season of the Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur.

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The Tick (2016)
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7.39
1480 votes

#29 - 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.

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Lore
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7.39
727 votes

#30 - 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.

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Costume Quest
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7.37
22 votes

#31 - Costume Quest

Wren, Reynold, Everett and Lucy face off against ferocious, nougat-munching monsters that lurk in the shadows of the sleepy town of Auburn Hollow. They must learn to use their imaginations to unlock the magical powers of their homemade costumes and save the universe on a night where monsters reign... Halloween!

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Comrade Detective
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7.35
168 votes

#32 - Comrade Detective

In the 1980s, millions of Romanians tuned in to Comrade Detective, a gritty, sexy, communist buddy cop show that has now been digitally remastered and dubbed into English for the first time.

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Lorena
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7.33
90 votes

#33 - Lorena

From Executive Producer Jordan Peele, this four-part docuseries investigates the events of 1993, where Lorena Bobbitt sliced off her husband's penis after years of abuse. John and Lorena Bobbitt's stories exploded into a 24-hour news cycle. She became a national joke, her suffering ignored by the male-dominated press. But as John spiraled downward, Lorena found strength in the scars of her ordeal.

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The Last Narc
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7.32
84 votes

#34 - 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.

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Beat
star
7.32
143 votes

#35 - Beat

Robert Schlag, nicknamed "Beat", is a Berlin club promoter who lives for the excesses of sex, drugs and the city nightlife. His connections to the underworld lead the police to use Beat to try and infiltrate a notorious organ smuggling ring.

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Red Oaks
star
7.31
717 votes

#36 - Red Oaks

A young tennis player works at the prestigious and exclusive Red Oaks Country Club during the summer between his sophomore and junior years of college in the 1980s.

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Just Add Magic: Mystery City
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7.30
44 votes

#37 - Just Add Magic: Mystery City

In a spin-off of the successful series "Just Add Magic", we follow the magic cookbook to Bay City as it moves to three new protectors: step-siblings Zoe and Leo, and their downstairs neighbor Ish. Each of the three brings a unique skill to the table, as the cookbook unlocks a centuries-old mystery that takes them on an historical adventure through the city streets in a race to find a secret recipe.

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Hand of God
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7.30
1059 votes

#38 - 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?

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Homecoming (2018)
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7.29
1351 votes

#39 - Homecoming (2018)

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.

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Alpha House
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7.26
793 votes

#40 - 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.

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Take Us Home: Leeds United
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7.19
67 votes

#41 - Take Us Home: Leeds United

A new docu-series that will give Leeds United fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the club’s 2018-19 season as they pushed for promotion under head coach, Marcelo Bielsa, after a 15-year absence from the Premier League. Narrated by academy award winner and avid Leeds United fan Russell Crowe.

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Betas
star
7.19
675 votes

#42 - 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.

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World's Toughest Race: Eco‑Challenge Fiji
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7.16
80 votes

#43 - World's Toughest Race: Eco‑Challenge Fiji

66 teams descend upon Fiji to compete in the most epic global adventure race ever attempted. Bear Grylls hosts this 11-day expedition that pushes competitors to their physical and emotional limits. For the veteran teams the goal is to win – but for most, the dream is to finish and prove to themselves and the world, that they can prevail in the World’s Toughest Race.

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Hunters (2020)
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7.14
115 votes

#44 - Hunters (2020)

A diverse band of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America and set out on a bloody quest for revenge and justice. However, they soon discover a far-reaching conspiracy and must race against time to thwart the Nazis’ new genocidal plans.

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Inés of My Soul
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7.14
55 votes

#45 - Inés of My Soul

This is a romantic historical drama based on the true story of the first woman "conquistador" who went to the South American land that would become Chile, and helped to form the city of Santiago. It is based on a 2006 novel by Isabel Allende.

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El Presidente
star
7.13
450 votes

#46 - El Presidente

Sergio Jadue, a lowly director of a small-town soccer club in Chile, unexpectedly finds himself at the head of the Chilean soccer association. Drunk with power, he becomes the protégée of soccer godfather Julio Grondona, as well as the FBI’s key to undoing the largest corruption scheme in the world of soccer, and to putting the presidents of all of South America’s soccer federations behind bars.

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Jean-Claude Van Johnson
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7.12
663 votes

#47 - 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.

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The Widow
star
7.08
625 votes

#48 - The Widow

Georgia Wells believes that her husband, Will, died in a plane crash in the Congo three years ago. Since the accident, she has lived as a recluse, away from civilization and the comforts of 21st century life. But her life changes when she sees Will in the background during a televised news report about the Congo. That revelation shocks Georgia, and she becomes determined to prove that Will is still alive.

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Z: The Beginning of Everything
star
7.07
278 votes

#49 - Z: The Beginning of Everything

Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s.

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Six Dreams
star
7.05
32 votes

#50 - Six Dreams

With Six Dreams, Amazon Prime Video will take viewers a unique view of LaLiga behind the scenes, which will allow fans to discover the magic and secrets of LaLiga. It will share some of the most personal experiences of some of the main players on their teams in the league: Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético Madrid), Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club Bilbao), Andrés Guardado (Real Betis), Eduardo Berizzo, former manager of Sevilla FC, Amaia Gorostiza (president of SD Éibar) and Quique Cárcel (sporting director of Girona FC).

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