Special Report

The Best International Shows to Ever Stream on Netflix

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35. Babylon Berlin (2017-present)
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 26,687
> Country of origin: Germany
> Starring: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Lars Eidinger, Fritzi Haberlandt

“Babylon Berlin” is a German crime drama set in the 1920s, before the Nazi takeover of Germany. Police inspectors Gereon Rath and Charlotte Ritter investigate illegal activities in the seedy underbelly of Berlin, battling organized crime and political intrigue in the process.

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34. Vincenzo (2021-present)
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 21,451
> Country of origin: South Korea
> Starring: Wyatt Bowen, Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-bin, Taecyeon

This Korean drama follows Vincenzo Cassano, a Korean adopted at age 8 by a mafia family. Given a new (Italian) name, he studies law and becomes a mafia consigliere. After he’s threatened with death, he returns to Korea and teams up with a sharp-tongued lawyer, Hong Cha-young, to take on a powerful conglomerate and recover some stolen gold.

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33. Naruto (2002-2007)
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 109,459
> Country of origin: Japan
> Starring: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Based, like so many animated Japanese shows, on a popular manga series, “Naruto,” follows the adventures of Naruto Uzumaki, a spirited, talented young orphaned ninja who seeks to become the Hokage, or leader, of his village – which has shunned him. Working with a team of other young ninjas, he eventually realizes his dream.

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32. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021-present)
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> IMDb user votes: 14,885
> Country of origin: South Korea
> Starring: Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-Ho, Gina Su, Harrison Xu

“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” is a Korean rom-com about a prominent dentist from Seoul who flees complications in her life and ends up opening a dental clinic in a small coastal town. There, she meets an amiable handyman and they inevitably fall in love. The series has been praised for its sympathetic portrait of modern Korean village life.

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31. Sacred Games (2018-2019)
> IMDb user rating: 8.5/10
> IMDb user votes: 89,443
> Country of origin: India
> Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neeraj Kabi, Elnaaz Norouzi

Based on the novel of the same name by acclaimed Indian author Vikram Chandra, “Sacred Games” is neo-noir action film about a conflicted Mumbai police officer, Sartaj Singh, who gets a call from a notorious gangster informing him that he has 25 days to mission to save the city from an apocalyptic conspiracy. Along the way, he discovers the truth about his own past.

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