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14 Non-English Netflix Shows That Should Be In Your Watch List


14 Non-English Netflix Shows That Should Be In Your Watch List

Not sure what to watch? Here’s our recommendation list.

Feeling adventurous and ready to tackle Netflix list of non-English series? Here are some of the best, curated by Green Lemon watchers. Some of these will definitely change your mind about Japanese, Korean, Spain – basically shows of different countries who managed to work with Netflix.

1. The Naked Director (Japan)

Have you ever heard of ‘Emperor of Porn’ Toru Muranishi? Well, if you haven’t, you might have heard about JAV and this man right here is the man who cause the revolution of JAV industry. Hilarious, steamy and well, hilarious!

2. Kingdom (Korea)

Ryu Seung-yong, Bae Doona and Ju Ji-hoon

If you are craving some zombie apocalypse-theme, then this one will be your next favorite. Renewed for season 2, “a Crown Prince in medieval South Korea must fight to save his people from a zombie infection rampaging throughout the land” while the typical throne ascension bloodbath takes place in the castle.

3. Dark (Germany)

“A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers. Their search for a culprit unearths a small town’s sins and secrets.”

If mysteries, plot twists, dark family history, and missing children are your cup of tea, here’s a series that will keep you at the edge of your seat.

4. El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) (Spain)

Who doesn’t want to change their past for a better future? In case that’s what folks like you have been trying to do, this ministry of time’s job is to make sure that doesn’t happen. And they give history lessons while doing that.

5. Prison Playbook (Korea)

If ‘Orange Is The New Black’ has left a big gap in your heart, then maybe you should go with grey is the new black version from Korea. This hilarious comedic take that focuses on a baseball star who turns into a convict overnight will warm your heart.

6. La Casa de las Flores (The House of Flowers) (Mexico)

They own flower shops, the most prominent ones in the country. But that doesn’t automatically guarantee a happy, rich family. This is an experimental telenova, soap opera that uncovers the dark secret of the dysfunctional family.

7. Hotel Beau Séjour (Belgium)

She woke up, blood was rolling down her face and found her own bloody naked body in the bathtub. With only 5 people able to see her, she works on uncovering her own death and murder.

8. Elite (Spain)

“When three working-class kids were given scholarships to Spain’s most elite high school, they thought they were in for their big break. But when one of their classmates turns up dead, everyone is under question. Welcome to Las Encinas.”

9. 3% (Brazil)

In this dystopian world, life is divided into two types of the realm. People have their chances to make it to the haven, but only 3% will.

10. Delhi Crime (India)

You are so wrong if you think Indian movie industry is all about that Bollywood and cringey actions, you are so wrong. Delhi Crime is a series based on a true, heinous case of Nirbhaya case in 2012.

11. Gomorrah (Italy)

Italian mobsters, violence, and twists of loyalty and family in Camorra which is a Neapolitan crime organization.

12. Sacred Games (India)

A policeman received a tip-off about the location of criminal overlord Ganesh Gaitonde happening and gets intertwined in a dangerous chase. Now, the series is confirmed for another season.

13. Babylon Berlin (Germany)

With two seasons out, you will definitely love how this is a more thrilling and mysterious take on ‘The Naked Director’ similar vibe. A police commissioner sets out to uncover Berlin’s biggest pornography rings that connect to the Soviet and a number of terrorist attacks.

14. Fauda (Israel)

Ex-member of Israel Defense Force Doron returns to the squad to finish his long-sought enemy whom he thought has been eliminated. The series also takes a perspective of both Israelites and Palestinian people during the crossfire of two countries.

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