The BEST Arte shows of all time

Every Arte show, ranked

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

In The Face of Crime
58 votes

#1 - In The Face of Crime

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A Very Secret Service
406 votes

#2 - A Very Secret Service

At the start of 1960. French secret services hired young André Merlaux, back from Algeria. André trains with real spy more interested by their expense reports than by their work. The road is long to become an agent like 007.

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Li'l Quinquin
196 votes

#3 - Li'l Quinquin

A zany police investigation in a small village in Normandy. Twin Peaks à la Dumont: ironic and unclassifiable!

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Bad Banks
411 votes

#4 - Bad Banks

Ambitious Jana is confronted with the unscrupulous machinations of the world of finance. Her working life is determined by egotism, the pressure to succeed and machismo. She soon has to decide how far she is prepared to go for her career.

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In Therapy (FR)
47 votes

#5 - In Therapy (FR)

In the aftermath of the November 13 attacks, a psychoanalyst receives five patients. Through their sessions, the series probes the flaws of a society in shock.

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188 votes

#6 - Transfers

Florian Bassot suffers a swimming accident and falls into a coma. With the progressions in science, five years later his mind is transferred into the body of someone else. With transfers outlawed and his family's safety on the line, Florian has to hide his identity and live as Sylvain Bernard, one of the highest-ranking officers of B.A.I.T, the anti-transfers taskforce.

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Bauhaus - A New Era
26 votes

#7 - Bauhaus - A New Era

1919. World War I has just ended. During this age of turmoil, Dörte Helm, a young art student in Weimar, follows Walter Gropius’ call and joins the newly-founded Bauhaus school. His innovative approach is provocative for many but exciting to Dörte and she becomes a true disciple of the new movement that challenges not only artistic conceptions, but societal structures as well. The school becomes a breeding ground for modernity, jazz – and feminism. A love story grows between Gropius and Dörte, adding fuel to the fire to the ensuing scandal threatening the very existence of the Bauhaus; the school of art that would go on to shape the 20th century like no other…

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Inhuman Resources
154 votes

#8 - Inhuman Resources

Alain Delambre, unemployed and 57, is lured by an attractive job opening. But things get ugly when he realizes he’s a pawn in a cruel corporate game.

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74 votes

#9 - Cannabis

Following the theft of a large cargo of cannabis, the destinies of various characters intersect between France and Spain. A thriller that sails between realism and romance to better immerse ourselves in the of traffickers.

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Ad Vitam
193 votes

#10 - Ad Vitam

In a future where regeneration technology lets humans live indefinitely, a cop and a troubled young woman investigate a strange wave of youth suicides.

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53 votes

#11 - Mythomaniac

Devoted mother and wife, Elvira feels more and more invisible to her family. One day, she gives into temptation and becomes caught up in a dreadful web of lies in her quest for love and attention.

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Twice Upon a Time
134 votes

#12 - Twice Upon a Time

Vincent Dauda, in his thirties, dreams of winning back his ex, the haunting Louise. He drags his sorrow until the day a deliveryman brings him a package he did not order. A strange, bottomless box, through which he experiences a temporal journey that brings him back ... to Louise's side before their separation.

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