Best new German TV Shows in 2020 & 2019 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)
List of the latest German TV series in 2020 on tv and the best German TV series of 2019 & the 2010's. Top German TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now.
CAST: Heino Ferch, Barbara Auer & Rainer Bock During a graduation party on the beach, schoolgirl Jule Reinhardt goes missing and later turns up murdered. Simon Kessler (Heino Ferch) seeks to find out who would be behind such an act and believes this case my be connected with a murder in Hamburg, as well as another case of a missing person. Investigations are soon under way as dark secrets are revealed as he digs deeper for answers in this German crime drama miniseries. Watch the trailer of Das Mädchen am Strand Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Jim Field Smith CAST: Jonathan Berlin, Christian Kuchenbuch & Eva Meckbach In this German police procedural anthology series, the entire show centers around the setting of a police interrogation room. Suspects are brought inside and investigators attempt to use psychological discussions to get the accussed or witnesses to crack and reveal all in the cases at hand. Cases include a real estate developer connected to a missing handyman, a domestic abuse suspect with a powerful lawyer and the lover of a serial killer who refuses to budge on the location of a body. Watch the trailer of Criminal: Germany Stream Criminal: Germany via: Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
Best German TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2020
2019, 2018, 2017 & the 2010's best rated German TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
CREATOR: Dennis Schanz CAST: Peri Baumeister, Sahin Eryilmaz & Edin Hasanovic The young and talented Jinn (Edin Hasanovic) is a producer of hip-hop music in Frankfurt, Germany. After recently signing a contract with Skyline Records, he comes to realize that the record label isn’t just a place where music is made but where organized crime cavorts. Jinn soon finds himself entangled in the dangerous world of gangsters where loyalty is called into question. And if one isn’t loyal, they could find themselves staring down the barrel of a pistol. Watch the trailer of Skylines Stream Skylines via: Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Peter Kocyla CAST: Christiane Paul, Mark Waschke & Fabian Hinrichs With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is... Watch the trailer of 8 Days Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: N/A CAST: Tom Wlaschiha, Leonard Scheicher, Franz Dinda, Thierry Frémont Many Consider Das Boot the best German War movie of all time. It was already released as a TV Mini series in the nineties, but now it's gets it own sequel as a... Watch the trailer of Das Boot RELEASE DATE: September 26th, 2020 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Eva Kranenburg CAST: Friederike Becht, Wotan Wilke Möhring & Juergen Maurer Who does not know the famous novel Das Parfum. This German Netflix Production, Perfume, is inspired by it, but is set in a modern day setting. When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her. Watch the trailer of Parfum Stream Parfum via: 'RELEASE DATE: September 26th, 2020 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Baran bo Odar & Jantje Friese CAST: Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Maja Schöne Probably the best thing to come from German television since Generation War. This original Netflix time travel show is about a quiet German town where kids are disappearing. But this has happened before - it is as if the past, 33 years ago, is repeating itself. The show is often compared to Stranger things, but then darker. We believe this is a bit of a marketing trick, but fans of Stranger things will surely also enjoy this. Watch the trailer of Dark Stream Dark via: RATING: 94/100 RELEASE DATE: December 1st, 2017 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Tom Tykwer CAST: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries & Peter Kurth A historical crime drama bout Berlin during the social and political changes of the Golden Twenties, and a new police commissioner that just moved there from Cologne. It's a creation by Tom Tykwer (Sci-fi movie Cloud Atlas) which means that we are rather excited to see yet another film director go television, even in Europe now. The second season is already scheduled, so it seems a rather serious project (and a $40 million budget). Watch the trailer of Babylon Berlin Stream Babylon Berlin via: RATING: 80/100 RELEASE DATE: January 15th, 2017 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Hanno Hackfort, Bob Konrad, Richard Kropf CAST: Matthias Schweighöfer, Tom Beck & Edin Hasanovic A man's life falls apart when is the target of a cyber attack and all his personal data gets hacked, and he is made to look part of a eco-terrorism organization. One of the first German tv shows created by Amazon Germany. Might be the show of the year for Germany. Watch the trailer of You are Wanted Stream You are Wanted via: 'RATING: 64/100 RELEASE DATE: January 15th, 2017 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Dominik Graf CAST: Max Riemelt, Ronald Zehrfeld & Marie Bäumer Marek, a cop of Russian descent, is looking for the murderer of his brother. Jelena came to Berlin to find work but ends up as a prostitute. They both get drawn into a power struggle within the Russian maffia. Watch the trailer of Im Angesicht des Verbrechens Stream Im Angesicht des Verbrechens via: 'RATING: 82/100 RELEASE DATE: April 27th, 2010 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
CREATOR: Anna LeVine & Jörg Winger CAST: Jonas Nay, Maria Schrader, Florence Kasumba, Sylvester Groth A young guy is asked to infiltrate the Army of West Germany. It soon turns out spy work is not that easy, as he struggles to protect his cover. Watch the trailer of Deutschland 86 Stream Deutschland 86 via: RELEASE DATE: September 26th, 2020 Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
Germany has a very rich cinema culture, which should mean that good German series aren’t hard to find. Good shows have been made indeed, yet somehow the Germans keep their series mostly to themselves. Here’s what’s interesting.