50 Best IMDb Rated Foreign TV Shows on Netflix UAE

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Last updated: 2019-08-18

In the era of streaming, viewing options have drastically changed by making available foreign-language TV shows that previously wouldn't have crossed borders, let alone language barriers. Netflix, on a mission to appeal to global audiences, boasts a huge collection of foreign shows that you may be overlooking. Here's the list of 50 best IMDb rated foreign TV shows on Netflix UAE right now for your perusal.

Leyla and Mecnun

Leyla and Mecnun 2014
IMDb:   9.2/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Comedy

Available From:   2016-09-23

Year:   2014

Creator(s):   Not Available

Destiny brings Mecnun and Leyla together as newborns, and again years later. Despite unexpected turns in Mecnun's zany life, Leyla remains a constant.

Actor(s):   Ahmet Mumtaz Taylan, Ali Atay, Cengiz Bozkurt, Ege Tanman, Istar Goksever, Koksal Engur, Melis Birkan, Osman Sonant, Serkan Keskin

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Le casa de papel

Le casa de papel 2017
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2017-07-02

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Alex Pina

Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.

Actor(s):   Alba Flores, alvaro Morte, Darko Peric, Enrique Arce, Esther Acebo, Itziar Ituno, Jaime Lorente, Kiti Manver, Maria Pedraza, Mario de la Rosa, Miguel Herran, Paco Tous, Pedro Alonso, Ursula Corbero

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Dark 2017
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.

Actor(s):   Anatole Taubman, Andreas Pietschmann, Angela Winkler, Anne Ratte-Polle, Jordis Triebel, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Louis Hofmann, Maja Schone, Mark Waschke, Michael Mendl, Oliver Masucci, Sebastian Rudolph, Stephan Kampwirth

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Behzat C

Behzat C 2010
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-03-01

Year:   2010

Creator(s):   Not Available

An Ankara homicide detective with a dark personal life and a disdain for rules and political correctness solves murders and fights police corruption.

Actor(s):   Ayca Eren, Berkan Sal, Berke Uzrek, Canan Erguder, Ege Aydan, Eray Eserol, Erdal Besikcioglu, Fatih Artman, Hakan Hatipoglu, Inanc Konukcu, Seda Bakan

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46 2016
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-06-30

Year:   2016

Creator(s):   Serdar Akar

A genetics professor experiments with a treatment for his comatose sister that blends medical and shamanic cures, but unlocks a shocking side effect.

Actor(s):   Ayca Eren, Berkan Sal, Erdal Besikcioglu, Melis Birkan, Metin Belgin, Ozay Fecht, Saygin Soysal, Selin Uludogan, Suna Yildizoglu, Yasemin Allen

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Pablo Escobar, el patron del mal

Pablo Escobar
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-06-10

Year:   2012

Creator(s):   Not Available

From his days as a petty thief to becoming head of a drug-trafficking empire, this riveting miniseries charts the life of the infamous Pablo Escobar.

Actor(s):   Carlos Benjumea, David Guerrero, Jaime Barbini

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How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) 2019
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2019-05-31

Year:   2019

Creator(s):   Matthias Murmann, Philipp Kassbohrer

To win back his ex-girlfriend, a nerdy teen starts selling ecstasy online out of his bedroom and becomes one of Europe's biggest dealers.

Actor(s):   Bjarne Madel, Damian Hardung, Danilo Kamperidis, Lena Klenke, Leonie Wesselow, Luna Schaller, Maximilian Mundt, Roland Riebeling

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Fauda 2015
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Thriller

Available From:   2016-12-02

Year:   2015

Creator(s):   Not Available

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

Actor(s):   Boaz Konforty, Doron Ben-David, Hisham Suliman, Itzik Cohen, Laetitia Eido, Lior Raz, Neta Garty, Rona-Lee Shim'on, Shadi Mar'i, Tomer Kapon, Tsahi Halevi, Yuval Segal

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Secret 2013
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   54/100

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2018-06-20

Year:   2013

Creator(s):   James Thurber, Steve Conrad

Taking the blame for her lawyer boyfriend who's involved in a hit-and-run, good-hearted Yu-jeong becomes a target of revenge by the victim's lover.

Actor(s):   Bae Soo-bin, Hwang Jung-eum, Ji Sung, Lee Da-hee

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The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin 1991
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1991

Creator(s):   Not Available

Quick-witted Belgian reporter Tintin and his trusty pooch, Snowy, travel the world, tangling with thieves, kidnappers and killers.

Actor(s):   Christian Pellissier, Colin O'Meara, Dan Hennessey, David Fox, Henri Labussière, Jean-Pierre Moulin, John Stocker, Susan Roman, Thierry Wermuth, Wayne Robson, Yves Barsacq

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