Most Popular Shows on Topic

Curious to know what are the hottest shows on Topic? Here are the top 20 titles chosen by you, the audience. Catch up on a cult classic or discover something new.
1. Dark WoodsGermanyCrime1 SN | 6 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A high ranking police officer’s search for his missing sister spans 30 years and reveals a series of horrific murders.

WHAT  Police procedural inspired by real life events.

WHY  Most watched series on Germany’s ARD streaming platform in 2020.

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2. Dead MountainRussiaThriller Suspense1 SN | 8 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Oleg, a fictional KGB major, sets out to uncover the truth of what happened on the Dyatlov Pass.

WHAT  A dramatization of the real-life mystery surrounding the 1959 disappearance of nine experienced Russian hikers.

WHY  Acclaimed Russian screenwriter Ilya Kulikov created the series based on declassified documents of the investigation.

3. The ReturnedFranceDrama2 SN | 16 EPS

SYNOPSIS  In a small French mountain town where everyone knows each other, some dead inexplicably return as if their death never happened.

WHAT  A ‘sad, spooky, sexy’ suspenseful drama about life and loss. Plus one of the resurrected was a serial killer.

WHY  International Emmy Award winner, #23 on NYT Best Intl TV Shows of the Decade, 100% on Rotten Tomatoes & Stephen King is fan.

4. NoxFranceCrime1 SN | 6 EPS

SYNOPSIS  When her police officer daughter disappears, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her.

WHAT  Crime thriller set in the sewers and catacombs of Paris.

WHY  Top French actors; Inspired by Heart of Darkness, Seven & True Detective.

5. The KillingDenmarkCrime3 SN | 40 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Available for the first time to North American streaming audiences.

WHAT  Each season follows a different murder case, with each episode covering 24 gripping hours of investigation.

WHY  BAFTA winner for Best International TV Series. Basis for the American remake on AMC/Netflix.

6. The BridgeSwedenCrime4 SN | 38 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Swedish and Danish detectives must work together to track down a brutal killer.

WHAT  The series that launched Nordic Noir as a genre.

WHY  See the original series that spawned 5 local-language remakes.

7. Lambs of GodAustraliaThriller Suspense1 SN | 4 EPS

This gothic horror series follows three nuns who inhabit an isolated, run-down convent. When a stranger threatens to disrupt their eccentric way of life, all hell breaks loose. Starring Essie Davis, Sam Reid, Jessica Barden and Emmy® winner Ann Dowd.

8. HelveticaSwitzerlandCrime1 SN | 6 EPS

President Kathy Kunz’s power is put to the ultimate test when a hostage crisis threatens Swiss lives. But as cleaning lady-turned-spy Tina uncovers corruption at the state’s highest levels, the two women’s paths become irrevocably intertwined.

9. PersonaTurkeyCrime1 SN | 12 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A man diagnosed with Alzheimer's decides to punish criminals.

WHAT  Watch the evolution of a mild-mannered clerk to a “gentleman assassin”.

WHY  Haluk Bilginer was awarded an International Emmy for his performance as Agah Beyoglu in 2019.

10. Beau SéjourBelgiumThriller Suspense2 SN | 20 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Kato, a young girl, sets out to solve her own murder case. Her biggest obstacle: she’s dead.

WHAT  A unique take on the murder mystery, each season introduces a different victim and location.

WHY  Stephen King calls it: “Supernatural fare for those who don’t ordinarily like it.”

11. Follow the MoneyDenmarkCrime3 SN | 30 EPS

SYNOPSIS  An apparent industrial accident at a wind farm leads detectives to uncover a web of corruption.

WHAT  Economic crime thriller set in the world of sustainable energy.

WHY  Another winner from the producers of The Bridge and The Killing.

12. The Accidental WolfUnited StatesThriller Suspense2 SN | 10 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A bored housewife answers a call from an unknown number only to hear the caller plead for help for his pregnant wife and then suddenly get murdered.

WHAT  The series dances around the questions of who is right and what is real.

WHY  Writer/director Arian Moayed plays Stewy on HBO’s “Succession.” Stars Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara.

13. IskanderFranceThriller Suspense2 SN | 10 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Rookie cop Chloé, a new arrival to French Guiana, investigates the ritualistic double murder of a French couple and their missing son.

WHAT  What begins as a police procedural quickly takes a turn as the story moves from tin-shack favelas to the heart of the jungle and voodoo rituals.

WHY  Iskander dives into the mysticism and specificities of French Guiana from the point of view of a French girl.

14. Arctic CircleFinlandCrime2 SN | 16 EPS

SYNOPSIS  In a small Finnish village, local officer Nina Kautsalo responds to a call about gunshots and finds a dying woman in a cage infected with a lethal virus.

WHAT  Contemporary crime thriller. Strong female lead. Human trafficking, international criminals, a contagious and deadly virus.

WHY  Most popular original series from Finland’s top streaming service and drama producer Elisa Viihde

15. Pagan PeakGermanyCrime2 SN | 16 EPS

When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan.

16. When the Dust SettlesDenmarkThriller Suspense1 SN | 10 EPS

When a terrorist attack shocks Copenhagen, the lives of eight strangers are fundamentally changed. During the days before and after the attack, these individuals impact each other's lives and connect in unexpected ways.

17. Baron NoirFranceThriller Suspense3 SN | 24 EPS

Like “The West Wing” meets “The Sopranos” but set in France, this fast-paced thriller reveals the dirtier side of French politics and a world in which the players are shady, the sabotage is ruthless, and revenge is everything.

18. An Ordinary WomanRussiaComedy2 SN | 17 EPS

SYNOPSIS  Marina’s double life as a suburban wife/mother secretly running a prostitution ring threatens to unravel.

WHAT  Think Russian “Breaking Bad” starring a formidable female lead.

WHY  First Russian series made for international audiences.

19. HostagesIsraelCrime2 SN | 22 EPS

Originally aired as Bnei Aruba, Hostages begins with one mother’s impossible decision: kill the prime minister or watch her family die. Her family’s hostage crisis sets off a sequence of events that will reveal a far more complex political web.

20. PeacemakerFinlandThriller Suspense1 SN | 10 EPS

In order to broker peace, Ann-Mari Sundell must enter unfathomably dangerous situations. Navigating armed conflicts, corrupt governments, and powerful politicians are all in a day’s work. Welcome to the world of international peace negotiations.

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