The BEST Viaplay shows of all time

Every Viaplay show, ranked

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

The Kingdom (1994)
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8.64
463 votes

#1 - The Kingdom (1994)

The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff's faith in science – a phantom ambulance pulls in every night, but disappears; voices echo in the elevator shaft; and a pregnant doctor's fetus seems to be developing much faster than is natural.

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The Truth Will Out
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7.67
67 votes

#2 - The Truth Will Out

Could Sweden’s most notorious killer be innocent? Detective Peter Wendel struggles to hold together his fractured psyche – and mismatched cold case team – while uncovering the truth of a cryptic message.

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Darkness - Those Who Kill
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7.34
134 votes

#3 - Darkness - Those Who Kill

Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.

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Love Me (2019)
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7.28
39 votes

#4 - Love Me (2019)

Friendship, grief and romance intersect with love in the lives of three generations of people living in Stockholm.

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Red Election
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7.16
27 votes

#5 - Red Election

Follow Danish secret service agent Katrine Poulson and British spy Beatrice Ogilvy, who are pitched together in a desperate race against time. Caught in a web of lies, murder, and power struggles.

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Swedish Dicks
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7.09
220 votes

#6 - Swedish Dicks

Two unlicensed Swedish private investigators try to make a living in Los Angeles.

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Pørni
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7.06
32 votes

#7 - Pørni

Pørni always puts her near and dear ones first and raises her two daughters and nephew alone. At the same time, she has to take care of her crisis-stricken father - but when does she get time for herself?

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Wisting
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6.98
213 votes

#8 - Wisting

Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is the beginning of a showdown with the deadliest killer of them all.

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The Lawyer
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6.96
47 votes

#9 - The Lawyer

The Lawyer follows the dangerous descent of Swedish defence lawyer Frank Nordling (Alexander Karim) into the Copenhagen underworld. When he discovers that the firm’s most important client is responsible for the murder of his parents when he was just a child, Nordling is drawn into a life-threatening web of violence and revenge.

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Thicker than Water (2014)
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6.87
169 votes

#10 - Thicker than Water (2014)

The beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago is home to a popular B&B run by Anna-Lisa and her son Oskar. Anna-Lisa has summoned her daughter Jonna, an actress, and son Lasse, an opportunist, to the island. It is the first time in years that they are together again. When Anna-Lisa is found dead one morning, the siblings learn that she had terminal cancer: Her will stipulates that all three siblings must run the family B&B together for a year, or they won't inherit it at all. It is a mother’s last effort to reunite her children. But it will also confront them with the family’s unsolved past...

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Furia
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6.82
126 votes

#11 - Furia

Policeman Asgeir moves to an idyllic town on the west coast of Norway. After a local conflict, Asgeir meets the mysterious woman Ragna, and soon they are both caught in a network of right-wing radical forces that threaten Europe.

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Face to Face (2019)
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6.70
44 votes

#12 - Face to Face (2019)

When investigator Bjørn visits a forensic officer to identify a young woman, he is horrified to find his own daughter lying on the autopsy table. The forensic officer regards it as a suicide, but Bjørn refuses to believe that his daughter has taken her own life. As the evidence begins to point towards murder, a prodigious, furious and sorrow-stricken Bjørn begins to chat the last day of his daughter’s life. This sends him on a whirlwind journey through the night, where he encounters people who each meant something crucial to his daughter, revealing a network of truths, lies and criminal acts woven into her and Bjørn’s own life. In order to understand his daughter’s death, Bjørn must confront himself – until he finally faces the unavoidable truth of why she died.

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Alex
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6.63
30 votes

#13 - Alex

Alex thought he had figured it all: a loving family, a successful career in the Stockholm police force… and some extra cash doing small jobs for the local mafia. But when his co-detective and partner in crime gets killed in shady circumstances, the whole edifice of Alex’s life starts to fall apart. Put under internal investigation, Alex tries to cut its ties to the mafia but things don’t go as planned. They kidnap his son to force him to do one last job: unmask a police snitch in their ranks. With everything against him, Alex must find a way to get his life back.

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Box 21
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6.59
197 votes

#14 - Box 21

Two young women seek revenge on the men who lured them from eastern Europe to Sweden with false promises of a better life. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure takes hostages in a Stockholm hospital morgue. With the lines between criminal and victim rapidly blurring, police inspector Ewert Grens struggles to untangle a complex and deadly web of secrets. Does the elusive Box 21 of the title hold the answer?

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Close To Me
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6.37
41 votes

#15 - Close To Me

Jo Harding is a woman who has a perfect life with her partner until a fall erases an entire year from her memory. As she struggles to piece events together, Jo discovers that her life was in fact far from perfect.

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Rig 45
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6.18
53 votes

#16 - Rig 45

One crew - one killer. Andrea, a damage regulator from Benthos Oil, is sent out to Rig 45 two days before Christmas to investigate a fatal accident. When starting to investigate, Andrea finds that the crew of the rig is unwilling to talk to her and she has a hard time finding out the truth. Just when the rig is hit by a hurricane and all forms of communication to the mainland is cut off, the crew realize that the accident is in fact a murder, and they now know that they are in real danger. With a murderer amongst them, questions are being asked - who is the killer?

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Honour (2019)
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5.75
28 votes

#17 - Honour (2019)

Heder is the name of a law firm headed by four female partners and long-time friends, on a mission to make the world a better place for women, victims of violence. Inexplicable and scary things start to happen to the hard-working lawyers, each contacted in a different way by an unknown person. Coarse sexual images are sent, the office is vandalised and it looks like the threats come from a powerful force from the criminal underworld. Swedish thriller series Honour (Heder) is the brain child of actresses, co-creators and exec producers Sofia Helin, Alexandra Rapaport, Julia Dufvenius and Anja Lundqvist.

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Professionals (2020)
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5.66
86 votes

#18 - Professionals (2020)

After their advanced medical satellite explodes on deployment, billionaire futurist Peter Swann, and his fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Graciela "Grace" Davila, turn to a hardened former counterintelligence officer.

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