8 Foreign Shows on Netflix Every American Should Watch

If you're watching The Office or Friends for the sixth time cause there's nothing to watch, these shows will change your life.

1. Elite (2018-Present)


Country: Spain


What's it about: When three scholarship students enroll into a prestigious school for the rich, not everyone is as excited as their arrival. Relationships, drama, secrets, and sexuality are some of the themes in this coming-of-age show.


Oh, and a murder mystery.


You'll like this show if you liked: Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, Dynasty, How to Get Away with Murder, and any show that has secrets, drama, and mystery.


2. Dark (2017-Present)



Country: Germany


What's it about: Good question. A German town is shaken when a boy goes missing in the woods. Secrets surfaced and relationships are broken as the town copes with the loss and mystery of things they can't understand.


You'll like this show if you liked: any show that has left you with a headache and a desire to have lunch with the person who wrote it.


3. House of Flowers (2018-Present)



Country: Mexico


What's it about: In the elite world of Mexican society, appearances are everything. As owners of a famous flower shop, de la Mora family experience a series of misfortunes when the husband's mistress hangs herself in the shop. She leaves behind a series of letters that reveal secrets meant to remain in the dark.


You'll like this show if you liked: Dynasty, Orange is the New Black, Ingobernable, Tales of the City, and How to Get Away With Murder.


4. Rita (2012-2017)



Country: Denmark


What's it about: A single mother decides to returns to her hometown to become a schoolteacher in this family-comedy-drama series.


You'll like this show if you liked: Dynasty, Orange is the New Black, Good Girls, Easy, and Sex Education.


5. Money Heist (2017-Present)




Country: Spain


What's it about: Eight thieves take hostages inside the Royal Mint of Spain and lock themselves inside. Outside, the police is being manipulated by others who wish to execute their plan.


You'll like this show if you liked: Dynasty, Orange is the New Black, Good Girls, The House of Flowers, How to Get Away With Murder, Suits, Scandal, and any thriller or crime show.


6. The Hook Up Plan (2018-Present)



Country: France


What's it about: After being dumped by her boyfriend, Elsa's friends decide to hire an escort to help her regain her hope in love. Enter the charismatic Jules, a guy who's willing to do anything for money, but doesn't realize he could end up getting more he bargained for. In "The Hook Up Plan," a group of friends in Paris navigate life and love, making mistakes that eventually strain their friendship.


You'll like this show if you liked: Dynasty, Orange is the New Black, Good Girls, The House of Flowers, Dead to Me, Love, Jane the Virgin, I'm Not an Easy Man, and Someone Great.


7. 3% (2016-Present)



Country: Brazil


What's it about: In a dystopian world where the rich inhabit a private island, the poor are given the chance to fight for a ticket there through a fierce competition. The catch? Only 3% of them can make it, dear or alive.


You'll like this show if you liked: The Walking Dead, The 100, The Magicians, The Rain, The Society, Another Life, Tidelands, and Under the Dome.


8. Osmosis (2019-Present)



Country: France


What's it about: Two brilliant siblings create a futuristic dating app that allows people to find their soulmate. However, when it's tested on real people problems begin to appear.


You'll like this show if you liked: The Rain, The Society, Another Life, Tidelands, Black Mirror, Under the Dome, Dark, Stranger Things.



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