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Best Netflix Series of 2020: Bahrain Confidential’s Top Picks

From comedies and love stories to documentaries and thrillers, here are our top Netflix picks from this year!

The Crown

The Crown S4. Picture shows: Prince Charles (JOSH O CONNOR) and Princess Diana (EMMA CORRIN)

Netflix Description: In the 1980s, Elizabeth clashes with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher while Prince Charles enters a tumultuous marriage with Lady Diana Spencer.

Queen’s Gambit

Netflix Description: The Queen’s Gambit’ follows a young chess prodigy’s rise from an orphanage to the world stage. But genius comes with a cost.

The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Description: Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity.

Dash and Lily

Netflix Description: A whirlwind Holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City, finding they have more in common with each other than they would have expected.

The Haunting of Bly Manor

Netflix Description: Dead doesn’t mean gone. An au pair plunges into an abyss of chilling secrets in this gothic romance from the creator of ‘The Haunting of Hill House.

Itaewon Class

Netflix Description: In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.

Dark

Netflix Description: In the third and final season, ‘Dark’ reaches its mind-bending conclusion, moving beyond the concept of space and time […] Two worlds. Light and dark. And in the center a tragic love story of epic proportions.

Teenage Bounty Hunters

Netflix Description: Rebelling against their buttoned-up Southern community, 16-year-old fraternal twin sisters Sterling and Blair Wesley team up with veteran bounty hunter Bowser Jenkin for an over-the-top adventure as they dive into the world of bail skipping baddies and suburban secrets while trying to navigate high school drama.

Giri/Haji

Netflix Description: A Tokyo detective travels to London to look for his long lost younger brother, now believed to be posing as a Yakuza gangster and wanted for the murder of a Japanese businessman. His family’s honour, and the fragile peace between the warring gangs back home, is at stake.

Dead to Me

Netflix Description: A powerful friendship blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret in this darkly comic series.

Unorthodox

Netflix Description: Unorthodox’ is a story about a girl who rejects her radicalized upbringing and leaves to start a new life. One part coming-of-age story, and one-part thriller, set in the fun world of Berlin, we watch as a girl discovers all parts of life, of herself and as she follows the dark trails to uncover the dangerous mysteries of her family’s past.

Never Have I Ever

Netflix Description: Never Have I Ever’ revolves around Devi, an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.                   

Next in Fashion

Netflix Description: Next in Fashion’ is a high-stakes competition series coming soon to Netflix featuring some of the world’s best and quietly innovative designers who compete for a chance to become the next big name in fashion.

The Baby-Sitters Club

Netflix Description: Netflix’s new series ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ is based on the best-selling book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas, Mary-Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill, and Dawn Schafer as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich

Netflix Description: Stories from survivors fuel this docuseries examining how convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein used his wealth and power to carry out his abuses.

Mindhunter

Netflix Description: In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

Ratched

Netflix Description: In 1947, Mildred Ratched begins working as a nurse at a leading psychiatric hospital. But beneath her stylish exterior lurks a growing darkness.”

Immigration Nation

Netflix Description: Shot over the course of three years, Schwarz and Clusiau capture the daily workings of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, activists, lawmakers, attorneys and a wide swath of undocumented immigrants, from desperate recent arrivals to longtime residents to deported U.S. military combat veterans.

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