Netflix is home to hundreds of movies and TV series around the world. It has become one of the most sought-after and successful online streaming platforms, a testament to people’s ever-changing viewing habits. It certainly has come a long way from DVD rentals and mailing lists; now we have the latest shows in just one click.
One of the best things about Netflix is the variety of shows that a single viewer can enjoy. Not only a variety of genres, but also a variety of choices. A lot of foreign shows have been added to his library, and now everyone can watch one or two films in their preferred language. Here are the best non-english shows on Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes:
Squid Play (2021) – 95%
squid game is a Korean survival horror drama that unexpectedly took the world by storm. Its popularity made the series the most watched series of all time, giving rise to a second season. The game mechanics are very simple, but the consequences are deadly. Child’s play, you say?
Each time a player wins a challenge, they advance to the next round; then the losers will have to face immediate death. There will be only one winner and that player will take home a fortune to pay off their debts.
Dark (2017) – 95%
Dark is a German language time travel series that will blow your mind. The characters living in a small town learn that space and time travel is possible, but this discovery will also reveal the dark secrets of the past.
The show received critical acclaim and ran for three seasons. The intense and gripping story combined with science fiction is sure to keep viewers glued to their screens for hours.
Kingdom (2019) – 96%
kingdom is a Korean zombie series set in the 16th century during the Joseon Dynasty. With a spate of zombie shows here and there, this series rose above the crowd and became an instant hit. The story revolves around a mysterious illness that appears to have originated from a poisonous plant.
The series currently has two seasons and one feature film, which was released in 2021. Fans and critics praise the amazing cinematography and original story, as well as the talented cast and the appearance of Korean star Jun Ji Hyun.
Elite (2018) – 97%
Elite is a Spanish teen drama series about a prestigious high school and the relationship between rich and poor kids. This might sound like a typical high school story, but wait… there’s a murder involved and anyone could be a suspect.
The show is a huge hit and has already run five seasons with another coming soon. Rotten Tomatoes reviews said that the characters are charismatic and the story is easy to digest.
Lupine (2021) – 97%
Lupine is a drama in French based on the story of master thief Arsène Lupin, a character from a 1900s novel. Omar Sy plays Assan Diop and his plan is to get revenge on the man who killed his father.
At the moment it has one season, consisting of 10 episodes. The new sequel has been confirmed by Netflix and reviewers at Rotten Tomatoes have described it as “smart, sexy and stylish”.