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Best Foreign TV Shows on Netflix

12 Shows & Movies | by Thrillist

Netflix boasts a huge collection of foreign shows that you may be overlooking, but you'll want to give these titles a whirl the next time you wonder, "What should I watch?"

3%

3%

Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.

Fauda

Fauda

Action & Adventure, Drama

A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.

Beau Séjour

Beau Séjour

Crime, Drama

Caught in an afterlife limbo, teenage Kato investigates her own mysterious death and unravels a web of secrets in her seemingly tranquil village.

El marginal

El marginal

Crime, Drama

An ex-cop entered a prison as convicted under a false identity in order to infiltrate within a group of prisoners that has just kidnapped the teenage daughter of an important national judge.

Nobel

Nobel

Drama

Lieutenant Erling Riiser is on his way back to Norway after a long stay in Afghanistan. Much has gone wrong, several soldiers are missing from the Hercelus-plane. After only one day in Norway, Erling receives a text message saying an old acquaintance from Afghanistan is in Oslo - which can mean only one thing: A woman's life is in danger

Samurai Gourmet

Samurai Gourmet

Drama

Recent retiree Takeshi rediscovers his passion for food and life by getting in touch with his inner warrior and eating what he truly desires.

The Break

The Break

Drama

The story is set in a small village in the Ardennes, where a young African footballer is found dead. If all clues lead first to suicide, a police officer just arrived from Brussels does not take long to discover that this is a murder.

Hibana: Spark

Hibana: Spark

Drama

Tokunaga, a comedian who is down on his luck, has a shock encounter with Kamiya, an older comedian when he visits a fireworks event in Atami on a job. Tokunaga is deeply touched by Kamiya and asks if he can become his apprentice. Kamiya is a genius type of comedian who is full of human kindness. He accepts Tokunaga’s proposition on the condition that he will write his biography.

Ingobernable

Ingobernable

Drama, Crime

The First Lady of Mexico has big plans to improve conditions for the country. As she starts to lose faith in her husband, President Diego Nava, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge.

Merlí

Merlí

Comedy, Drama

TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.

One More Time

One More Time

Shows

One More Time was a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television from 1969 to 1970.

A Very Secret Service

A Very Secret Service

Comedy

At the height of the Cold War in 1960, André Merlaux joins the French Secret Service and contends with enemies both foreign and bureaucratic.

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