5 Best mini TV series of all time

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Times have gone when people used to visit movie theaters to enjoy, everything is now available on streaming platforms and OTT platforms. The film industry is slowly being taken over by OTT platforms throughout the world and along with this comes the amazing new addition of miniseries. Good stories which have spirited plots, best-suited characters, and the best screenwriting are all summarized into a few episodes made into a miniseries for the viewers to watch in one go.

There is no need for long commitments, long episodes, or multiple seasons when it comes to miniseries, if you want to binge-watch without committing long hours, miniseries are the ones for you. Every OTT like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, HBO Max, and Disney+, has multiple miniseries available for the targeted audience, available in every genre like thriller, comedy, romantic, science fiction, and a combination of the best of them. The following are the 5 best tv miniseries that you can binge-watch at your leisure.

The Little Drummer Girl (2018)

THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL Official Trailer (2018) Michael Shannon, Park Chan-wook Series HD

This is an amazing story starring Florence Pugh as an English actor Charlie who gets hired by Mossad to join a terrorist group as a spy. A Palestinian assassin has been used to start a war on important Israelis. Charlie has been given the job of her life. Along with acting, this puts Charlie in utmost danger but she is so free-spirited that she is up for anything. This miniseries will give you the vibe of old classic spy films and leave you with the feeling of mystery, curiosity, and psychological thrill.

Chernobyl (2019)

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

This miniseries is produced by HBO and it portrays the disastrous nuclear power plant Chernobyl disaster in 1986. The malfunction in the nuclear power plant caused the death of the entire town of Pripyat which is still now abandoned. This catastrophic event has been told in a 5 part mini-series which will leave you with goosebumps and tears. Chernobyl is directed by Johan Renck and is available on HBO and Sky Atlantic to watch.

Watchmen (2019)

Watchmen | Official Tease | HBO

Watchmen is an original HBO production that is a little longer than a typical miniseries which falls under the category of it. Watchmen’s storyline is based on the DC Comic which is a sequel to an original story. This miniseries is packed with action and drama starring Regina King and Don Johnson as Police plus Vigilantes who are fighting for the social cause of racial injustice.

Wanda Vision (2021)

WandaVision | Official Trailer | Disney+

Marvel has been producing miniseries for a long time but none of them have struck well with the audience like Wanda Vision. After the Marvel Avengers movie series, fans waited a long time to see the characters back on screen. Wanda Vision is filled with references to old-time classic sitcoms which is an amazing touch to the series along with the nerve-wracking chemistry between Wanda and Vision. Elizabeth Oslen is playing Wanda Maximoff and Vision is played by Paul Bettany and they have an amazing on-screen presence. The series portrays the strength that Wanda Maximoff carries but is not aware of herself. She has been deprived of love since her childhood and then she lost her twin brother in Avengers: Age of Ultron which only made her suffer more. By the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Wanda lost Vision too which infuriated her. She used her powers and took an entire town hostage to form a family with Vision along with two kids of her own and her brother.

Mare of Easttown (2021)

This is an original HBO Production starring Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan and being herself she aced the role. This miniseries has won four of the 16 Emmy awards including Kate Winslet as Outstanding Lead Actress. The story involves a single mom and grandmother who have endured a lot of pain in life and also in work life. But being loyal to herself and her work, she moved on in her life.