So you have just finished watching Game Of Thrones. An epic saga that began in 2011 has just ended but in a disappointing way. You are sad as the show has ended but frustrated that the show was rushed, and the final season was short. So now you are looking for the other shows like Game Of Thrones that one could binge on. So here is a list of 5 shows that you can watch on Netflix!
1. The Witcher –
The Witcher stars Man Of Steel actor Henry Cavill as the iconic Geralt Of Rivia. The series is based on the books of the same name but has gained popularity due to the video game series. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. The show initially follows Geralt of Rivia, Crown Princess Ciri, and the sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg at different points of time, exploring formative events that shaped their characters, before eventually merging into a single timeline detailing the invaders from Nilfgaard.
2. Vikings –
It is one of the most popular and praised historical dramas that should be on the watchlist of those who love the genre. Vikings revolve around the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore – and raid – the distant shores across the ocean. The show has received publicity from critics and has an 8.5/10 on IMDb and a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. Currently, the six seasons are running, and a seventh season is on the way, so there are a lot of episodes that one can watch!
3. Spartacus –
This series focuses on the life of the titular character, Spartacus, the gladiator who led a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion, he leads and its ultimate outcome. Spartacus was on the air for three seasons and spawned a prequel season before coming to an end.
4. The Last Kingdom –
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred – born a Saxon but raised by Vikings – seeks to claim his ancestral birthright. Another acclaimed historical fictional drama series that should be on the watchlist is The Last Kingdom. The show began in 2015 and has enjoyed a successful run of four seasons, with the latest one releasing in April 2020. On top of that, a fifth season is on the way!
5. House Of Cards –
A political thriller that is bound to keep the viewer glued to the screen is House Of Cards. The show ran for six seasons from 2013 to 2018 and has received acclaim and numerous accolades. The plot follows a Congressman who works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. The leads of the show Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey, deliver superb performances throughout the series.
With these five recommendations, one can definitely keep themselves busy until the next cultural phenomenon takes place! Happy Watching!