Top 10 best shows and movies of 2023 so far


2023 is nearing its end. Well, not really. There’s still three months to go. But those who know know that it’s just a matter of time before 2024 will be knocking on our doors. So, if you, too, fall under the category of people who haven’t yet binge-watched the best shows of 2023, then it’s the best time to watch them before 2023 flies out. Moreover, 2023 has, to date, seen some amazing and most-anticipated releases. We are damn sure that you can’t skip a single one.

After all, who does not love to keep themselves hanging at the edge of their couches and enjoy all that adrenaline rush? We have organized a specialized list of the top 10 best TV shows of 2023 so far that are overhanging with genres like romantic comedy, teen drama, action and adventure, fantasy, thriller, and more. 


Rating: 8.7/10

Genre: Romantic-Comedy, Teen Drama

Casting: Kit Connor, Olivia Colman, Joe Locke, Yasmin Finney and many more


If we are recommending a list of best shows on Netflix, then Heartstopper is a must-watch for all age groups. It is a teen drama on LGBTQ that has won numerous hearts. They say Love has no language or gender, and our characters prove it right! In short, “Love is Love”. In addition to that, the show blends Charlie’s and Nick’s romance during exams, prom, and their trip to Paris. In this season, you will understand the characters deeply. Moreover, the story plots the unforeseen challenges that Tara and Darcy face, which is an attraction for the viewers. Weekend? So, watch out for Heartstopper and make it a part of your heart!

Virgin River (Season 5)

Rating: 7.4/10

Genre: Romantic drama

Casting: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson, Ben Hollingsworth and others 

Virgin River Season 5
Credit: Netflix

If you are looking for a sizzling romance drama ‘Virgin River’ is a perfect choice for you to watch on Netflix. Virgin River is an American romance television series which premiered on December 6, 2019.  This drama astonishes everyone with the pleasant, breathtaking views where the drama was filmed.  Everyone is hooked on this drama because of its dramatic plot lines and interesting characters, which make people come back for more and wait patiently for the next season to premiere. 

Ginny & Georgia

Rating: 7.5/10

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance 

Casting: Brianne Howey, Antonia Gentry, Felix Mallard

Ginny & Georgia
Credits: NETFLIX

Just like “The Summer I Turned Pretty”, Ginny & Georgia is a romantic comedy web series about familyhood and relationships. It is a story about a daughter- Ginny, who believes she is more mature than her free-spirited mother- Georgia. Georgia has moved to picturesque New England to start it all fresh, but will her past leave her alone that easily? Will she be able to keep her family together? The drama and suspense will feel like a warm hug to you.

Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune

Rating: 6.9/10

Genre: Action and Adventure

Cast: Frankie Kevich, Ron Bottitta, Cherami Leigh, Amber Lee Connors. 

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This is undoubtedly one of the best-animated TV shows of 2023. The world-famous Hideki Anbo has directed Yakitori, attaching eye-opening scenes upon over-dependence on technology. In the story, an inspiring boy named Akira tries to save the planet Earth from alien invaders. Later, he secretly breaches into the massive army of aliens. It has created a remarkable craze among teenagers and adults. 

Cowboy Bebop

Rating:  8.9/10 

Genre: Action, Fiction and Drama

Cast: Unshô Ishizuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Steve Blum, Beau Billingslea. 

Cowboy Bebop
South China Morning Post

The director, Shinichirō Watanabe, has directed an enigmatic series of post-apocalyptic phases where a group of young bounty hunters called cowboys have only one mission, which is to save the planet from the upcoming alien civilization. Meanwhile, the series also covers astonishing technological development, which leaves the audience mad about the show. 

Barbie (2023)

Rating: 7.2/10

Genre: Fantasy Comedy-drama 

Cast: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Emma Mackey and others. 

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The most hyped movie of this year was Barbie. People all around the world went crazy, and this affected the box office collection to a great extent. The story is all about the so-called fantasy world of Barbie and Ken, who were living an amazing life in the Barbie world, which we often dreamt of. But soon, when they got a sudden chance of living in the real world with the humans, they faced tons of difficulties while living among the humans. 

Painkiller: Limited series

Rating: 7.5/10

Genre: Drama

Cast: ‎West Duchovny, Uzo Aduba, ‎Taylor Kitsch and ‎Carolina Bartczak

Credits: NETFLIX

How can we forget about this limited-series edition? The opioid crisis still gives people goosebumps. Painkiller by Peter Berg features how the invention of oxycontin altered life for many in America. However, the story depicts how these harmful drugs became a business for many. Also, the viewers still mourn the loss due to the epidemic. The real story is portrayed in a fantabulous way and is a must-watch for all 18+ of America.

Disenchantment: Part 5

Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Animation, Adventure and Comedy

Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Eric André, Nat Faxon, John DiMaggio. 

This show is about a fearless princess, Tiabeanie, who is forced to marry Prince Merkimer. The radical thoughts of the young princess completely disapproves of the concept of marriage. During this time, she discovers her friendship with an elf and a demon. This comedy series is produced by Rough Draft Studios and has captured the hearts of kids and teenagers. 

Burning Body

Rating: 6.5/10

Genre: Dark crime thriller 

Cast: Úrsula Corberó, Eva Llorach, Quim Gutiérrez, Raúl Prieto 

BURNING BODY | Official trailer | Netflix

The mini-series “Burning Body” is the novelized version of the true crime story Crime of the Guardia Urbana. While searching for a burning body somewhere in Barcelona, the story took an interesting turn. They could find out about the mysterious sex scandals, toxic relationships, cheating, and violence related to the death of a cop known as Pedro. This mini-series is written by Laura Sarmiento and directed by none other than Jorge Torregrossa. If you are a lover of extreme crime series, it’s the right time to binge-watch this show.

The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 2

Rating- 7.7/10

Genre: Legal Drama

Casting- Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Jazz Raycole and others

The Lincoln Lawyer
Credits: Netflix

Season 2 begins, like Season 1, with fighting in a parking lot. Haller is severely battered, and the five episodes in Part 1 explain how he got there. However, Haller’s practice thrives due to his accomplishments opposing Trevor Elliott. In addition to that, morality, integrity, sex, and yet another violent brawl in a parking lot are only a few of the exciting elements that dominate the initial half of The Lincoln Lawyer’s second season. But does the second season of this top-rated courtroom drama, divided into two parts, pass the criteria and keep viewers interested? Of course, yes.