50 Best IMDb Rated Foreign TV Shows on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-05-20

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 right now for your perusal.

Yeh Meri Family

Yeh Meri Family 2018

Genre:   Comedy

Available From:   2018-08-31

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Not Available

In the summer of 1998, middle child Harshu balances school, family, friendship and other challenges of growing up.

Actor(s):   Ahan Nirban, Akarsh Khurana, Mona Singh, Prasad Reddy, Revathi Pillai, Ruhi Khan, Vishesh Bansal

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Leyla and Mecnun

Leyla and Mecnun 2014

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

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

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

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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Humsafar 2011

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2016-04-16

Year:   2011

Creator(s):   Not Available

To fulfill her mother's dying wish, middle-class Khirad marries elite Ashar. But those who disapprove plot to turn Ashar against his wife.

Actor(s):   Atiqa Odho, Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Naveen Waqar, Sara Kashif

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Ezel 2009

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2016-09-21

Year:   2009

Creator(s):   Not Available

A young man framed for a crime escapes a prison sentence by faking his own death and assuming a new identity as he seeks revenge.

Actor(s):   Bade Iscil, Baris Falay, Berrak Tuzunatac, Burcin Terzioglu, Cansu Dere, Haluk Bilginer, Ipek Bilgin, Ismail Filiz, Kenan Imirzalioglu, Salih Kalyon, Sarp Akkaya, Sedef Avci, Tuncel Kurtiz, Yigit Ozsener

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Zindagi Gulzar Hai

Zindagi Gulzar Hai 2012

Genre:   Romance

Available From:   2016-04-16

Year:   2012

Creator(s):   Not Available

Strong-willed, middle-class Kashaf and carefree, wealthy Zaroon meet in college, but before love can take root, they each have some growing up to do.

Actor(s):   Ayesha Omer, Fawad Khan, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Javed Sheikh, Kanwar Nafees, Mehreen Raheel, Samina Peerzada, Sanam Saeed, Sheheryar Munawar, Waseem Abbas

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Merli 2015

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2016-11-30

Year:   2015

Creator(s):   Not Available

An unconventional high school philosophy teacher upsets a few parents and staff, romances others and inspires all his pupils, including his gay son.

Actor(s):   Adrian Grosser, Albert Baro, Anna Maria Barbany, Anna Ycobalzeta, Assun Planas, Candela Anton, Carlos Cuevas, David Solans, Elisabet Casanovas, Francesc Orella, Inaki Mur, Jordi Martinez, Julia Creus, Mar del Hoyo, Marcos Franz, Marta Domingo, Marta Marco, Oriol Pla, Patricia Bargallo, Pau Dura, Pau Poch, Pep Jove, Pere Ponce, Ruben de Eguia, Victoria Pages

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46 2016

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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