Top 10 high-rated web series on IMDb

Top 10 high-rated web series on IMDb

Updated on August 11, 2022 11:57 AM by Ella Bina

How did we come up with our list? These 10 shows received the highest IMDb user ratings among the high-rated web series available for streaming. Using the same standards as the well-known IMDb Top Rated lists. IMDb users rate films and TV series on a scale of 1 to 10 to calculate the ratings. On any movie or TV program title page on IMDb, viewers can click the "Rate This" star to give the title a rating. These and other movies can be added to an IMDb Watchlist by users. Family Man overtakes the leaderboard and takes the title of all-greatest time's online series. The top 10 series on this list were chosen from the Top 250 TV list on IMDb, which was created by the website based on user ratings. The list only includes fiction programs from around the globe. The shows are listed on the website in the same sequence from top to bottom, although their global rankings vary and are frequently updated.

Here is the list of high-rated web series according to the stars given to them.

Games of Thrones(2011-2019)

Nine noble houses compete with one another for control of Westeros while a long-dormant foe makes a comeback.

American fantasy high-rated web series Game of Thrones was developed by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is a retelling of George R. R. Martin's sweeping A Song of Ice and Fire novel series, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show was filmed in Spain, Malta, Morocco, Croatia, Iceland, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It debuted on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and ended on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes shown across eight seasons.

Game of Thrones boasts a big ensemble cast and follows numerous plot arcs during the course of the program. The fictional continents of Westeros and Essos serve as the setting. The first major plot arc, The Seven Kingdoms of Westeros' Iron Crown, is focused on a convoluted web of political conflicts between the noble families that are either fighting for the crown or fighting for independence from the existing king. The focus of the second is the last survivor of the realm's fallen royal dynasty, who has been exiled to Essos and is getting ready to return and reclaim the kingdom. The third centers on the Night's Watch, a military force that protects Westeros from threats that originate outside of its northern border.

Chornobyl (2019)

One of the deadliest man-made disasters in history occurred in April 1986 at the Chornobyl nuclear power facility in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

A 2019 historical high-rated web series miniseries titled Chornobyl centers on the 1986 Chornobyl tragedy and the subsequent cleanup activities. Craig Mazin is the series creator and writer, and Johan Renck is its director. The ensemble cast's outstanding actors include Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Jared Harris, and Stellan Skarsgard. The series was created by HBO in the United States and Sky UK in the United Kingdom.

The five-part series debuted concurrently in the US and the UK on May 6, 2019, and May 7, respectively. Critics praised the performances, cinematography, historical accuracy, atmosphere, directing, screenplay, musical score, and tone, and it received high praise. It got nineteen acting nominations for Harris, Skarsgard, and Watson at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, where it won for Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Writing. The series won Best Miniseries or Television Film at the 77th Golden Globe Awards, while Skarsgard won Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film.

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Numerous accounts of trickery, scheming, and murder in and around freezing Minnesota. Yet some way or another, Fargo, North Dakota, appears to be the common thread in all of these stories.

Noah Hawley is the creator and main writer of the American high-rated web series Fargo, which is a black comedy crime drama. The series is based on and is set in the same fictitious world as the Coen brothers' 1996 movie of the same name, which was also written and directed by them. Hawley's script captured their attention, and they decided to serve as executive producers. Each season of the anthology series, which had its premiere on April 15, 2014, on FX, included a fresh setting and time period, a unique plot, primarily new cast members, and new characters, although there was some small overlap. Each season contains several references to different Coen brothers' films, which strongly impact each episode.


The largest media and entertainment company in the world is known to be under the control of the Roy family. But when their father leaves the business, everything in their life changes.

Jesse Armstrong is the creator of the American satirical dark comedy-drama high-rated web series Succession. On June 3, 2018, HBO broadcast the series premiere. It centers on the Roy family, the dysfunctional owners of Waystar Royko, a large global media and entertainment conglomerate, who are battling for control of the business while Logan Roy, the family patriarch, is undergoing medical treatment (Brian Cox). The television show has been given a fourth season.

Logan's children who work for the corporation are portrayed in the series by actors Jeremy Strong as Kendall, Kieran Culkin as Roman, and Sarah Snook as Siobhan (aka "Shiv"). The cast also includes Nicholas Braun as Greg Hirsch, Logan's grandnephew who works for the company, Alan Ruck as Connor, Logan's eldest kid, Hiam Abbass as Marcia Roy, Logan's third and present wife, and Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Wambsgans, Shiv's husband and a Waystar executive. While Dagmara Domiczyk, Arian Moayed, J. Smith-Cameron, Justine Lupe, David Rasche, and Fisher Stevens appeared in recurring parts before being promoted to the main cast, Peter Friedman, Natalie Gold, and Rob Yang also starred.

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 The Boys(2019)

A group of vigilantes set out to remove corrupt superheroes who abuse their talents.

The Boys, an acclaimed high-rated web series featuring American dark superheroes, was created by Eric Kripke for Amazon Prime Video. The vigilante team in question fights against those who abuse their superpowers in this film adaptation of the same-named comic book by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Among the cast members of the program are Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Chace Crawford, Laz Alonso, Tomer Capone, Karen Fukuhara, and Nathan Mitchell.

The comic book series adaptation, which had originally been intended to be a feature-length film, began development in 2008 under the direction of Adam McKay. After a challenging development phase, the film was canceled due to creative conflicts between the cast and the studios that bought the project. The concept was revived in 2016 when Cinemax announced that it would be turned into a television series. Kripke was selected as the showrunner, and Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were picked to serve as the series' executive producers. Amazon Prime Video purchased the rights to the program in November 2017, and production is set to start in the spring of 2018. Filming for the show took place in Toronto.

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The Family Man(2019-)

Working for the National Investigation Agency, a man must balance protecting the country from terrorism with protecting his family from his covert activities.

Manoj Bajpayee plays Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man who secretly works as an intelligence officer for the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell (TASC), a fictitious branch of the National Investigation Agency, in the Indian spy thriller streaming high-rated web series The Family Man, which was created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. for the streaming service Amazon Prime Video. Other citation(s) required] Alongside Priyamani, Sharad Kelkar, Neeraj Madhav, Sharib Hashmi, Dalip Tahil, Sunny Hinduja, and Shreya Dhanwanthary, the film also has other notable actors.


He is wise. He is endearing. Dexter Morgan is the nation's favorite serial killer, working during the day to solve crimes and at night to commit them. In the popular SHOWTIME Original Series, Michael C. Hall, a Golden Globe winner, is the lead.

American criminal drama Dexter was a Showtime high-rated web series that ran from October 1, 2006, until September 22, 2013. The series, which is set in Miami, centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a forensic expert in bloodstain pattern analysis for the made-up Miami Metro Police Department who also has a secret side job as a vigilante serial killer who hunts down murderers who have not received adequate justice from the legal system because of corruption or procedural irregularities. The first book in a series by Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter (2004), served as the inspiration for the first season of the television program. James Manos Jr., who created the pilot episode, adapted it for television. Independently from Lindsay's works, later seasons developed.

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A vigilante by night and a blind lawyer by day. As Daredevil, Matt Murdock battles New York's crime.

Based on the Marvel Comics character Daredevil, Drew Goddard produced the American high-rated web series Marvel's Daredevil for Netflix. As the first Marvel Netflix series leading to the crossover miniseries The Defenders, it acknowledges the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in which it is situated. ABC Studios and Marvel Television collaborated to make Daredevil. The first season's showrunner was Steven S. DeKnight, who was followed by Doug Petrie, Marco Ramirez, and Erik Oleson as co-showrunners for the second and third seasons, respectively. Goddard worked as a consultant on the show.

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 Scared Game (2018-2019)

A fugitive gang boss and a good cop are connected by their shared pasts, and the gang boss' cryptic warning prompts the good cop to embark on a mission to prevent disaster in Mumbai.

Based on the 2006 book of the same name by Vikram Chandra, the streaming high-rated web series Sacred Games is an Indian neo-noir crime thriller. It was the first Indian-produced Netflix original series, and it was directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap of Phantom Films. The book was adapted by Vasant Nath, Smita Singh, and Varun Grover. The show's executive producers were Kelly Luegenbiehl, Erik Barmack, and Motwane.

The show focuses on what happens after troubled Mumbai policeman Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) gets a call from mobster Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) informing him he has 25 days to save the city. Amruta Subramanian, Aamir Bashir, Jatin Sarna, Elnaaz Norouzi, Pankaj Tripathi, Radhika Apte, Girish Kulkarni, Neeraj Kabi, Jeetendra Joshi, Rajshri Deshpande, Karan Wahi, Sukhmani Sadana, Amey Wagh, Kubbra Sait, Surveen Chawla, Kalki Koechlin, and Ranvir


In the lawless city of Mirzapur, a terrible incident at a wedding procession sets off a chain of happenings that affect the lives of two families.

The action-crime thriller high-rated web series Mirzapur was created by Karan Anshuman and is available on Amazon Prime Video. Puneet Krishna and Vineet Krishna penned the script. Along with Gurmeet Singh and Mohit Desai, who also directed the second season of the show, Anshuman directed the first season of the show. The show's producers are Rithesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar of Excel Entertainment. The mafia don and fictitious ruler of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh's Purvanchal region, Akhandanand Tripathi (Pankaj Tripathi), also known as Kaleen Bhaiya, is the subject of the narrative. 

 The events that happen after are chronicled in the series. Pankaj Tripathi, Shweta Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda are all featured in the first season. The second season keeps the majority of the first season's cast, with the exception of Massey and Pilgaonkar, while adding new cast members Vijay Varma, I The majority of the Uttar Pradesh areas where the series was filmed was Mirzapur, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Ghazipur, Lucknow, Raebareli, Gorakhpur, and Varanasi. The series was edited by Manan Mehta and Anshul Gupta, with Sanjay Kapoor serving as the director of photography. The background music was composed by John Stewart Madurai.

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