The BEST Hulu shows of all time

Every Hulu show, ranked

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

Zac & Mia
star
9.03
91 votes

#1 - Zac & Mia

"Zac and Mia", based on the novel by A.J. Betts, about 2 teens battling cancer in the same hospital. In the real world, Zac and Mia would have pretty much nothing in common, but in the hospital, where they're the only 2 teens on the ward, they develop an unbreakable bond. If cancer is the variable that changed everything, the only constant is their ever-deepening need for one another.

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
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8.79
3603 votes

#2 - Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat, a situation which complicates itself even further when Penny begins dating the boorish, oafish Hammer after he apparently saves her life. Faced with the task of impressing the League, can Horrible overcome his own incompetence to ruin the day, kill the hero, and still get the girl?

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Veronica Mars
star
8.67
8622 votes

#3 - Veronica Mars

In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.

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Animaniacs
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8.61
2505 votes

#4 - Animaniacs

The two Warner Brothers Yakko and Wakko and their Warner sister Dot had been created in the 1930's, but their cartoons were too screwy for the general public to handle. The three Warners were locked up in the studio water tower until they escaped in the 90's. There, they run wild, causing chaos everywhere!

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Horace and Pete
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8.58
842 votes

#5 - Horace and Pete

The owners of a dive bar in Brooklyn, Horace and Pete, along with bar regulars share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar.

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Love, Victor
star
8.49
1968 votes

#6 - Love, Victor

Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation.

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The Handmaid's Tale
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8.39
11904 votes

#7 - The Handmaid's Tale

In a dystopian near-future, the totalitarian and Christian-fundamentalist government of Gilead rules the former United States amidst an ongoing civil war and subjugates women, who are not allowed to work, control money, or even read. Widespread infertility due to environmental contamination has resulted in the conscription of young fertile women—called Handmaids, according to biblical precedent—who are assigned to the homes of the elite, where they must have ritualized sex with the men in order to become pregnant and bear children for those men and their wives.

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The Confession
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8.38
352 votes

#8 - The Confession

The Confession is a story of unique redemption and an exploration of good and evil featuring a hit man (Kiefer Sutherland), and a priest (John Hurt). The story begins on Christmas Eve, when the hit-man enters a church to confess his sins to the priest. Through a series of gripping flashbacks, the Confessor’s journey is revealed – laying out what has brought him to this moment and leading the audience to the dramatic ending where the man's chances at ultimate redemption hang in the balance. While at first the Confessor seems to be an evil, cold-blooded killing machine and the Priest the ultimate arbiter of good, as the series develops it becomes clear that both characters are much more complicated than either could have suspected.

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The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers
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8.37
82 votes

#9 - The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers

The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, also known as The LXD, is a web series about two groups of rival dancers: heroes (The League of Extraordinary Dancers) and villains (The Alliance of the Dark) who discover they have superpowers, referred to as "the ra", through their dance abilities.

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Dopesick
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8.33
907 votes

#10 - Dopesick

The story of how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. Look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan.

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Free Agents (US)
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8.30
111 votes

#11 - Free Agents (US)

This crooked workplace/romantic comedy proves you can try to put yourself back out there, but sometimes what you need is right in front of you. Even if it's a really bad idea.

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Wu-Tang: An American Saga
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8.18
304 votes

#12 - Wu-Tang: An American Saga

In the early 1990's in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.

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Only Murders in the Building
star
8.12
2426 votes

#13 - Only Murders in the Building

Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.

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Blue
star
8.00
126 votes

#14 - Blue

Blue (Julia Stiles) is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son (Uriah Shelton). But her past has other plans.

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T@gged
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7.99
161 votes

#15 - T@gged

A series of violent videos from an unknown user named "monkeyman" target Hailey, Rowan and Elisia. A group of high school students whose pasts are inexplicably connected. T@gged is a modern day thriller that explores the terrifying risks of social media in a world of anonymity.

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11.22.63
star
7.96
7693 votes

#16 - 11.22.63

Jake Epping, an ordinary high school teacher, is presented with a chance to change history. When a longtime friend shows Jake how to travel back in time, he tasks Jake with a mission he has been trying in vain to complete: stopping the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Jake quickly learns that the past does not want to be changed, and that his attempts to divert the course of history can quickly turn dangerous.

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Battleground
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7.96
55 votes

#17 - Battleground

Battleground is a documentary-style drama television series created by J. D. Walsh streamed on Hulu. The show follows a group of political campaign staffers working to elect a dark horse candidate to the U.S. Senate in the battleground state of Wisconsin. Walsh serves as executive producer alongside Hagai Shaham and Marc Webb. The show marks Hulu's first foray into original scripted programming. It premiered online on February 14, 2012.

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The Looming Tower
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7.96
809 votes

#18 - The Looming Tower

The rivalry between the FBI and CIA and how it may have inadvertently set the stage for Osama bin Laden and the tragedy of 9/11. Based on the non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright.

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The Orville
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7.94
6340 votes

#19 - The Orville

Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

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Looking for Alaska
star
7.91
967 votes

#20 - Looking for Alaska

Teenager Miles enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life; after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends try to make sense of what they have been through.

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Little Fires Everywhere
star
7.87
1402 votes

#21 - Little Fires Everywhere

Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, the series follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Set in Shaker Heights, Ohio in the 1990s, the story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

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Pen15
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7.86
469 votes

#22 - Pen15

Middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.

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Difficult People
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7.85
412 votes

#23 - Difficult People

Difficult People stars Klausner and Eichner as best friends living in New York City whose typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward situations.

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Reservation Dogs
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7.83
488 votes

#24 - Reservation Dogs

Four Indigenous teenagers from rural Oklahoma steal, rob and save in order to get to the exotic, mysterious and faraway land of California.

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Chance
star
7.83
1025 votes

#25 - Chance

San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

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Mother Up!
star
7.81
57 votes

#26 - Mother Up!

Rudi Wilson is a former record executive who decides to move to the suburbs and see if she can hold her own in the world of motherhood. What Rudi finds is that her hard-partying lifestyle, frequent drinking and tendency to use profane language don’t necessarily gel with the lifestyles of her neighbours in the suburbs.

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UnREAL
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7.72
1994 votes

#27 - UnREAL

Sexy, sassy and shocking; UnREAL peels back the shimmering veneer of the reality dating show to reveal how unreal they really are. Every character is manipulative. Every character is self-centred. Every character will stop at nothing to get what they want. Every character is unmissable. Unreal is unreal television and essential viewing. Set behind-the-scenes of faux dating show “Everlasting” proves that beauty is indeed only skin deep as a bevy of eligible beauties vie to win the heart of the requisite hunk, or via versa in Season 3 and find everlasting love. The girls think they all have a chance, but in reality, the producers know exactly who they want to be picked and will stop at nothing to ensure they get their final proposal.

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Marvel's Hit-Monkey
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7.70
343 votes

#28 - Marvel's Hit-Monkey

After a high-profile political assassination goes sideways, an injured hitman hides out amongst a tribe of snow monkeys in the mountains of Japan.

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Solar Opposites
star
7.68
1358 votes

#29 - Solar Opposites

A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet.

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High Fidelity
star
7.66
558 votes

#30 - High Fidelity

A record store owner explores her past relationships in intimate vignettes.

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Mrs. America
star
7.63
518 votes

#31 - Mrs. America

Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.

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Ramy
star
7.63
521 votes

#32 - Ramy

In New Jersey, Ramy, son of Egyptian immigrants, begins a spiritual journey, divided between his Muslim community, God, and his friends who see endless possibilities.

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Death Note: New Generation
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7.62
60 votes

#33 - Death Note: New Generation

The miniseries focuses on the three new lead characters of the film Death Note: Light Up the NEW World: Tsukuru Mishima, Ryuzaki, and Yuki Shien. Each episode provides backstory for one of the characters and bridges the 10-year gap between the previous films, which canonically took place in 2005-2006, and the new film taking place in 2016.

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The Mindy Project
star
7.56
2963 votes

#34 - The Mindy Project

New York-based OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri can quote every romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan that exists. She loves the good ones and the bad ones, because the girl always gets the guy. Mindy is determined to be more punctual, spend less money, lose weight and read more books – all in pursuit of becoming a well-rounded perfect woman…who can meet and date the perfect guy.

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The Act
star
7.55
5574 votes

#35 - The Act

Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder.

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Devs
star
7.53
2442 votes

#36 - Devs

A young computer engineer, Lily, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

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Under the Banner of Heaven
star
7.51
72 votes

#37 - Under the Banner of Heaven

A devout detective's faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family's spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

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Harlots
star
7.50
622 votes

#38 - Harlots

Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.

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The Path
star
7.50
1161 votes

#39 - The Path

The Path follows a family at the center of a controversial cult movement as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. Each episode takes an in-depth look at the gravitational pull of belief and what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. The series blends elements of mystery-thriller, romance and the supernatural.

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Catch-22
star
7.50
908 votes

#40 - Catch-22

Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22 follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II. Yossarian, a bombardier, whose frantic obsession every time he goes up on a mission is “to come down alive”. His odds of success at such a simple aim keep getting worse because Colonel Cathcart keeps raising the number of missions the men have to fly. More than the retreating Germans, the real enemy for Yossarian and his rag-tag bunch of friends is the bureaucracy of the military, inverting logic at every turn. The pinnacle of this is Catch-22, a military by-law which states that if you fly your missions, you’re crazy, and don’t have to fly them; all you have to do is ask. But if you ask not to, then you’re sane, and so you have to fly them.

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Future Man
star
7.46
2533 votes

#41 - Future Man

Josh Futturman, a janitor by day and a gamer by night, is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity.

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Castle Rock
star
7.45
2410 votes

#42 - Castle Rock

A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse combining the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

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Dollface
star
7.44
364 votes

#43 - Dollface

After being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, a young woman must deal with her own imagination in order to literally and metaphorically re-enter the world of women, and rekindle the female friendships she left behind.

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The Awesomes
star
7.42
184 votes

#44 - The Awesomes

After Mr. Awesome announces his retirement as leader of The Awesomes, a superhero task force, his not-so-super son Prock (Seth Meyers) fills the roster with previously rejected applicants, but despite their incompetence and general lack of ability, the team must band together to battle diabolical villains, the ever-present paparazzi, and a less-than-ideal reputation as second-class superheroes.

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The Dropout
star
7.41
376 votes

#45 - The Dropout

The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos, an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye?

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Reprisal
star
7.37
260 votes

#46 - Reprisal

After being left for dead, a relentless femme-fatale sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.

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East Los High
star
7.36
118 votes

#47 - East Los High

East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall in love with Jacob, a popular football player. From this forbidden love triangle, Maya, Jessie and Jacob, along with their close friends must face true-to-life decisions during a single dramatic and breath-taking year that will mark their lives forever.

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Marvel's Runaways
star
7.31
3344 votes

#48 - Marvel's Runaways

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.

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Light as a Feather
star
7.30
347 votes

#49 - Light as a Feather

An innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” goes wrong when the five teen girls who played start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, forcing the survivors to figure out why they’re being targeted - and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.

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Shrill
star
7.30
330 votes

#50 - Shrill

Annie is a young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to make it as a journalist while juggling bad boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss, while the world around her deems her not good enough because of her weight. She starts to realize that she’s as good as anyone else and acts on it.

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