10 Movies and series to watch if you love Stranger Things

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We all love Stranger Things, don’t we? The plot, the storytelling, the VFX and how can we forget the hilarious subtitles depicting dialogue-less scenes (tentacles squelching wetly)? No matter how many nightmares it gave us, the show got us hooked and we’re all eagerly waiting for the fifth and final season to release. Good news is in order since the filming for the same has already begun. Meanwhile, we’ve brought you a list of 10 shows and movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat, much like Stranger Things.

Dark (2017) (Netflix)

Starring: Louis Hofmann, Jonas Kahnwald, Karoline Eichhorn and Charlotte Doppler.

Dark | Teaser [HD] | Netflix

This German series revolves around four interconnected families as they untangle a time-travel mystery that spans several generations, uncovering many secrets and tragedies. This show will give you a whole new perspective about your existing world.

Black Mirror (2011) (Netflix)

Starring: Wunmi Mosaku, Monica Dolan, Daniel Lapaine and Hannah John-Kamen.

Black Mirror: Season 6 | Official Trailer | Netflix

This British anthology series created by Charlie Brooker will force you to think about the dark side of technology and its impact on your life. Every episode has different characters and separate plots, tied simply with some Easter eggs, making for a thrilling journey for you.

The OA (2016) (Netflix)

Starring: Brit Marling, Jason Isaacs, Ian Alexander and Patrick Gibson.

The OA | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

The series is about an adopted young woman named Prairie Johnson, who returns home out of the blue after missing for years. Claiming herself as “the OA” (original angel), she is believed to have supernatural abilities and collects a group of people to go on a mission to save others.

Sense8 (2015) (Netflix)

Starring: Jamie Clayton, Max Riemelt, Brian J. Smith and Miguel Ángel Silvestre.

Sense8 | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Eight people from different parts of the world suddenly get mentally linked, sharing each other’s experiences and abilities. These people get hunted by an organization that considers them a threat and employs gruesome means to survive the encounters.

Orphan Black (2013) (Apple TV)

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce and Kristian Bruun.

Orphan Black: Echoes Teaser Trailer | ft. Krysten Ritter | Premieres 2024 on AMC, BBC America & AMC+

The series focuses on a girl named Sarah Manning, one of the several identical human clones, who gets tangled in a deadly conspiracy, forcing her to unveil the truth about her origin.

Firefly (2002) (Prime Video)

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Joss Whedon, Gina Torres and Jewel Staite.

Firefly Season One Trailer

Portraying the future where humanity has colonized other planets, this space western follows the crew of the spaceship serenity as they navigate life on the fringes of society while evading authorities and dangerous adversaries.

Fringe (2008) (Prime Video)

Starring: Anna Torv, John Noble, Joshu Jackson and Jasika Nicole.

A team of FBI agents investigates strange and unexplained phenomena, including alternate universes, Fringe science, and a looming threat that could have catastrophic consequences.

The Witcher (2019) (Netflix)

Starring: Freya Allan, Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra and Joey Batey.


This is a fantasy TV show based on a book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. It follows Geralt, a monster hunter, and his adventures in a world of magic, creatures, and politics. There’s action, magic, and interesting characters. It’s worth checking out.

The Umbrella Academy (2019) (Netflix)

Starring: Aidan Gallagher, Elliot Page, Tom Hopper and Robert Sheehan.

The Umbrella Academy | Official Trailer | Netflix

This show revolves around an unhealthy family of superheroes, where every family member possesses unique powers and personalities, adopted and trained by a strange billionaire. The series is a mix of action, drama, and dark humor.

Westworld (2016) (Prime Video)

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Thandiwe Newton and Ed Harris.

Westworld - Official Trailer - Warner Bros. UK

In a futuristic theme park populated by life-like Androids, visitors can live out their wildest fantasies. But as the androids gain sentience, the park’s dark secrets begin to unravel.