Top Netflix Series In 2021 (Updated List)


Are you searching for a worth-watching Netflix series in 2021? Look no further, here we have listed the recently trending Netflix series, which, are most streamed in 2021. Also, we have saved the best one for the last, so, don’t miss out.

2021 has been an amazing year for the movie lovers out there. There have been many Netflix series released in the past couple of months that can’t be missed by anyone. From Money Heist to Sex Education, people have been enjoying themselves with the thriving storylines developed. And obviously, we can’t ignore the Korean Mystery Drama series, Squid Games which has taken over the Internet by surprise.

Before diving into our main subject, let’s first reveal what Netflix is. Netflix is one of the most trusted OTT streaming services, with over 209 million subscribers from all across the world. There are around 72 million subscribers from the United States and Canada alone. Moreover, In the last two decades, it has grown outrageously. Netflix currently has over 2000 shows and 4000 movies, making it the largest entertainment and media company by market capitalization.

Here is a list of Top 5 trending and popular Netflix series which are must-see:

5. Sex Education

The first popular Netflix series on our list is Sex Education which returned with its third season in 2021. It is a British teen comedy-drama series that follows the lives of the students, parents, and staff of the Moordale Secondary School as they explore their sexual intimacy. Furthermore, Viewer discretion is advised as it contains nudity and adult language.

Sex Education has been showing its excellence on screen with its scriptwriting, directing, and execution. The show focuses on Otis, a socially awkward teenager living with his mother, Jean, who is a sex therapist by profession. Otis secretly runs a sex clinic at school with a whip-smart bad-girl Maeve. The story develops as he falls in love with her but has to go through a series of obstacles before finally confessing his true feelings for her. The show has 24 episodes with three seasons. And the fourth season is currently under production.

4. You

If you enjoy watching violence and murder mysteries, then, You is definitely one of your best choices to watch. It is a psychological thriller Crime drama series that officially aired its first season in 2019. With the success of its first two seasons, it has returned with its’s third season. Moreover, the series is based on a 2014 novel authored by Caroline Kepnes.

The series, You, narrates the tale of Joe, a bookstore manager, and a serial killer, as he falls in love with a customer named Beck. With time, his love grows into an extremely toxic and delusional obsession. His uncontainable desire for her pushes him to a whole new level of stalking. He tries to escape his past as he moves to a new city to start a new life. However, after he falls for another woman, he finds himself on the same old regular path of obsession and violence.

3. Lucifer

Though the first season of Lucifer received mixed reviews from critics, its subsequent seasons were much better rated leading, it to become one of the most-watched Netflix series of all time.

Lucifer is an American urban fantasy Television series starring Tom Ellis as the lead role, Lucifer Morningstar. After being bored by ruling Hell, he eventually abdicates his throne and relocates to Los Angeles, where he runs, his own, Nightclub. He then meets an intriguing Detective, Chloe Decker, after being involved in a murder investigation. Throughout the series, Lucifer helps her in solving crime with his power to manipulate people into revealing their darkest desires. The series gets more interesting as they encounter all sorts of supernatural beings along the way.

2. Money Heist

Money Heist is one of the most loved Netflix Series, which won the International Emmy Award for Best Drama. It is a Spanish heist crime tv-series that traces two professionally prepared heists, one on the Bank of Spain and one on the Royal Mint of Spain. Both theses heists are led by the mastermind, the professor.

Originally the professor recruits eight selective people to carry out the nearly impossible heist. After they take 67 people, hostage, the group start printing a whopping €984 million money at the Royal Mint of Spain. But at the same time, they have to deal with elite police forces. After they successfully execute the first heist, they start to live the life of their dreams. However, one of their group members gets caught by the police, and the story continues as they plan out their second heist, hiding.

Moreover, the series has come to an unavoidable end. Its last season is partitioned into two smaller parts, Part 5, Volume 1, and Volume 2. The first Volume of the finale came out on September 3 with a total of 5 episodes. And the last Volume is set to be released on December 3.

1. Squid Game

Squid Game is currently the Netflix Series everyone is talking about. It has been listed as the most-watched Netflix Series crossing 111 million global views within the first month of its release.

Squid Game is a South Korean television series, written and directed by Hwang Dong-Hyuk, which depicts a group of adults playing children’s games to win a total cash prize of 45.6 billion won ($38 million). Quickly it becomes clear that they are playing with more than just money at stake and the consequence of losing is inevitable death. Furthermore, It stars some of the most talented actors like Jung Ho-Yeon, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, and Lee Jung-Jae.


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