10 Best dark web series you must watch this week

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A sweet break from the same old clichéd mainstream rom-com or action thrillers is often what one craves. This is when the offbeat dark web shows that are quite underrated come into action. Any rightly so because a terrific adventure through the world of high-voltage entertainment awaits you. 

This expert-selected collection of heart-pounding action-packed shows will keep you on the edge of your seat, from mind-bending martial arts sequences to heart-stopping vehicle chases. Immerse yourselves in thrilling heists, high-stakes spying, and epic combat that will excite your senses and spark your creativity.

Stranger Things

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller 

Casting: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown

Where to watch: Netflix 

Stranger Things | Official Final Trailer | Netflix

The OG American horror drama, created by the Duffer Brothers and produced by Monkey Massacre Productions and 21 Laps Entertainment, is one of the most popular dark web series that aired back in 2016. It includes a power-packed star cast that includes Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and others. With a budget of $270 million for 4 seasons and a total of 34 episodes, the show portrays a young boy who vanishes after a small town uncovers a mystery involving secrets, terrifying supernatural forces, and a strange little girl.


Genre: Crime thriller, Mystery, Sci-fi 

Casting: Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Shira Haas, Amaka Okafor

Where to watch: Netflix 


This is a popular British crime thriller released in 2023. It is based on the DC comic and graphic novel, “Bodies” which was penned by Si Spenser. The series portrays a murder case that took place in Whitechapel after which four detectives were assigned for investigation purposes. However, those four detectives were investigating the same murder case but in four different periods.

Sweet Home

Genre: Apocalyptic, Horror, Action

Casting: Lee Jin-uk, Lee Si-young, Jin-young and others 

Where to watch: Netflix

sweet home season 2

Sweet Home is a popular dark web show that is sure to knock your socks off. The second season got renewed recently and it has been praised for its laudable cinematography and execution. Directed by Lee Eung-bok and Park So-Hyeon, this show portrays a chaotic world where humans turn into savage monsters. Among them, one troubled teenager and his neighbors fight to survive and to hold onto their humanity. Moreover, the story is based on the Naver webtoon with the same name and it’s a must-watch. 

Black Mirror

Genre: Anthology, Dystopia, Science fiction 

Casting: Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson and others

Where to watch: Netflix

Black Mirror

Created by Charlie Brooker, this is among the most-watched British anthology web shows that portrays a dystopian tale with an essence of sci-fi. Moreover, this TV show closely resembles ‘The Twilight Zone’ where most parts have been penned by the creator himself. The 6th season was released in June 2023, with the entirety of the season being dystopian with unhappy endings. The official Netflix synopsis reads, ” In an abstrusely dystopian future, several individuals grapple with the manipulative effects of cutting-edge technology in their personal lives and behaviors.”


Genre: Psychological Horror, Mystery

Casting: Takahiro Sakurai, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Houko Kuwashima, Hikaru Midorikawa and others

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video 

Princess Mononoke - Official Trailer

One of Amazon Prime Video’s most watched and popular Japanese animated series, Mononoke is the spin-off to 2006’s horror anthology series Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales. The following anime show is a psychological horror that consists of 12 episodes which will keep you at the edge of your seats at all times. Moreover, the show follows an imaginary character of the medicine seller as he continues to face a myriad of supernatural perils.

Dear Child

Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Casting: Kim Riedle, Sammy Schrein, Naila Schuberth, Hans Löw and others 

Where to watch: Netflix 

Dear Child

 ‘Dear Child’, directed by Isabel Kleefeld and Julian Porksen is all about how Lina survives in a completely regimented house with her two children, Hannah and Jonathan. The story then takes a mysterious turn when Lina tries to escape from that house and is met with a hilarious car accident. Fortunately, when her parents arrived at the hospital, she uncovered the dark truth behind the story of the disappearance of her daughter which was a secret for almost 13 years. 

The Walking Dead

Genre: Horror, Serial drama, Zombie apocalypse 

Casting: Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus and others 

Where to watch: Netflix 

the walking dead

The famous American post-apocalyptic horror show developed by Frank Darabont is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman and others. The show aired in 2010 with 11 seasons and 177 episodes. Furthermore, The Walking Dead is about zombies in the post-apocalyptic world where the audience can witness the survivors struggling to stay alive.  As they start searching for safety and staying away from the undead, they are forced to get into a battle with rival groups and make difficult choices. 


Genre: Psychological thriller, Sci-fi 

Casting: Mamoru Miyano, Kana Hanazawa, Yukari Tamura and others 

Where to watch: Disney+, Netflix 

Steins;Gate | Anime Trailer [HD] | 2011

A popular anime, Steins; Gate tells a fascinating and fictional tale of friends and a self-proclaimed mentally ill scientist Rintarou Okabe. They unintentionally stumble onto a means of communicating with the past, which has disastrous results. They become entangled in a web of conspiracies as they experiment with time travel, and are forced to race against the clock to avert a bleak future. Steins Gate tackles the effects of tampering with time and the sacrifices one must make to keep the people they care about. It is filled with suspense, twists, and interesting characters. 

Castlevania: Nocturne

Genre: Action, Dark Fantasy, Horror

Casting: Edward Bluemel, Zahn McClarnon, Pixie Davies and others 

Where to watch: Netflix 

castlevania nocturne

The American animated dark television series “Castlevania: Nocturne” is a stand-alone sequel to the popular animated series Castlevania. Netflix has already dropped the first season on 28 September. This fictional story is about the horrifying vampire Messiah, who was on a mission to destroy the world. Furthermore, Edward Bluemel the lead character, joined the improbable crew of the vampire stalkers and magicians to save his world from the dark apocalypse. 


Genre: Psychological thriller 

Casting: Julia Roberts, Stephen James, Janelle Monáe, Bobby Cannavale and others 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video 

Homecoming Season 1 - Official Trailer | Prime Video

An American psychological thriller based on the Gimlet Media Podcast with the same name, Homecoming was released in the year of 2018, with 2 seasons and 17  episodes. According to the IMDb synopsis, the story is centered around the mysterious Geist Group, an unconventional wellness company, and their equally unorthodox program, the Homecoming Initiative.