IMDb's Top 50 TV Dramasby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 2 months ago
These are the best drama TV series according to IMDb users, based on aggregate MOVIEmeter rankings as of Nov. 15, 2022.
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1. Stranger Things (2016–2024)
TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.
4. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (2022– )
TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama
Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.
6. Moon Knight (2022)
TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Steven Grant discovers he's been granted the powers of an Egyptian moon god. But he soon finds out that these newfound powers can be both a blessing and a curse to his troubled life.
10. Inventing Anna (2022)
TV-MA | 603 min | Drama
A journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York's social scene - and stole their money as well.
12. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022)
TV-14 | 35 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Jennifer Walters navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered Hulk.
13. Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)
TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has to save young Leia after she is kidnapped, all the while being pursued by Imperial Inquisitors and his former Padawan, now known as Darth Vader.
19. Cobra Kai (2018–2023)
TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves martial-arts rivals again.
21. Pam & Tommy (2022)
TV-MA | 340 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Follows the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's relationship, going back to their whirlwind romance that started with them marrying after only knowing each other for 96 hours in 1995.
23. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with a former student in order to secure his family's future.
24. The Lincoln Lawyer (2022– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car in this series based on Michael Connelly's bestselling novels.
25. Severance (2022– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a journey to discover the truth about their jobs.
26. Attack on Titan (2013–2023)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaeger vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.
30. The Last Kingdom (2015–2022)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, History
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred--born a Saxon but raised by Vikings--seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
31. Peacemaker (2022– )
TV-MA | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Picking up where The Suicide Squad (2021) left off, Peacemaker returns home after recovering from his encounter with Bloodsport - only to discover that his freedom comes at a price.
34. Andor (2022– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Prequel series to Star Wars' 'Rogue One'. In an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue, Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a Rebel hero.
35. The Staircase (2022)
TV-MA | 519 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Tells the story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.
37. Only Murders in the Building (2021– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Three strangers bonded by their love of true crime podcasts record their own to accompany their investigations of murders in their building on the Upper West Side of New York.
42. Black Bird (2022)
TV-MA | 347 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Jimmy Keene is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison but he cuts a deal with the FBI to befriend a suspected serial killer. Keene has to elicit a confession from Larry Hall to find the bodies of as many as eighteen women.
45. Ms. Marvel (2022)
TV-PG | 271 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Kamala, a superhero fan with an imagination--particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel--feels like she doesn't fit in at school and sometimes even at home, that is until she gets superpowers like the heroes she admires.
46. Vikings: Valhalla (2022– )
TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Follow-up series to 'Vikings' set 100 years later and focusing on the adventures of Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Hardrada, and the Norman King William the Conqueror.
49. The Orville (2017– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set 400 years in the future, finds the crew of the U.S.S. Orville continuing their mission of exploration, as they navigate both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships.