10 Shows to Watch if you liked Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’
A perfect blend of action, fiction, and humor, The Witcher has captured the heart of everyone who watched it. Since the end of the last episode of this epic series, fans have been desperately waiting for Netflix to drop its next season soon. However, if you can’t wait for it and on a quest of finding a similar series like Netflix’s originals The Witcher, you are just at the right place. In this article, we are going to talk about all the shows that are as adventurous and full of fantasies as The Witcher! So, keep reading the article till the end and discover the one that best suits your taste!
A world full of demons and beasts, The Witcher features another monster, Geralt who goes through a lot of hardships and troubles to strive. Netflix dropped the first season almost a year ago, on December 20, 2019, and since then people have been scratching their heads to know what turn the life of Geralt will take in the next season. Well, we can just make assumptions about the storyline of The Witcher Season 2 as of now. So, while you wait, take a look at similar series like The Witcher that are worth binge-watching!
One of the most amazing action-fiction shows, Vikings has-it-all. Ranging from amazing cinematography to melodious music, the series covers everything. Hats off to the creators of the show who made sure that everything is just perfect. I can surely say that for the first three seasons, you will get hooked to it.
The show revolves around a robust farmer who confronts numerous challenges while rising to become the commander of Viking tribes. The IMDb rating of this series speaks for itself. With an amazing rating of 8.5/10, Vikings has amassed a lot of popularity worldwide.
Exciting goodness? Hell no, we are not talking about the Britannia Britannia but a dramatic series available for binge-watching on Amazon Prime. The series is set in the timeline when Romans seized Britain in AD 43. With theme songs like Hurdy Gurdy Man and Season of the Witch, Britannia also boasts about having an amazing soundtrack that you will love listening to.
As of now, it has released two seasons and both of them were well received by the audience. Starring David Morrissey and Eleanor Worthington, the series Britannia has an IMDb rating of 6.7/10. Do watch it if you like fantasy-based movies!
8. The Mandalorian
Who are you kidding? I’m sure you must have come across this name on the Internet. It is so popular now that Star Wars has decided to air it on Disney Plus considering its number of subscribers. Since its release, the show has always been in the limelight. And, if you haven’t watched The Mandalorian yet, you are missing out big time!
Starring Pedro Pascal as the helmet-man that is, The Mandalorian himself, this show has an amazing IMDb rating of 8.7/10. His acting has been top-notch throughout the show. Thus, gaining a lot of appreciation from the critics.
7. Into the Badlands
Premiered on AMC, Into the Badlands has a fanbase of its own. With scenes glorifying Martial Arts, you will find it as amazing as Naruto. All the characters of this show pulled their roles successfully. This explains why the show is still lauded despite being shut down.
Having an amazing IMDB rating of 8/10, Into the Badlands is a sublime action series. The key characters of this show include famous actors like Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham and Aramis Knight. If you are into fantasy as well as action, hands down, it js the best show one can ever recommend to you.
6. Game of Thrones
When it comes to top-notch action and groundbreaking fantasy with a touch of romance, Game of Thrones is likely to take the first spot. To conquer the land of Westeros, Game of Thrones also called as GOT features 9 families who battle against each other.
From the authentic dress style of the characters to perfect cinematic effects, Game of Thrones covers everything. Staring Sophia Turner, Peter Dinklage( my personal favorite), and Emilia Clarke, this series is complete in itself. If you are a fanatic of The Witcher, you will not regret watching Game Of Thrones.
This series is not all fantasy but a tad bit of mystery too. Created by Stephen Carpenter, Jim Kouff as well as David Greenwalt, Grimm has released six seasons so far. And, its spinoff is expected to be released in 2021. The story of this show revolves around a detective, Nick Burkhardt who encounters many challenges. In the end, he learns that just like his forefathers, he is a huntsman himself.
David Giuntoli plays the part of the detective and his acting skills have been lauded by the critics. It has an IMDb rating of 7.8/10 and till the time The Witcher Season 2 is dropped on us, you can enjoy watching Grimm on Netflix.
4. Altered Carbon
This series is set somewhere in 2300 where technology has taken a toll on everything. Not a pure fiction like The Witcher, this series is a science fiction that is truly worth watching. It was released on Netflix in 2018 and since then it has received massive popularity as well as ratings for its exquisite story.
Starring Joel Kinnaman as Takeshi, the sole fighter of interstellar soldiers, Altered Carbon will keep you gripped till the end. Unexpected twists, graphics and acting, everything seems real. It has an IMDb rating of 8/10 and you can enjoy watching it exclusively on Netflix.
3. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
This show has the potential of developing a comprehensive illusion in your minds with its incredible presentation designs. Not only that, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is also appreciated for its story by the critics. Let me not reveal much about the story as it will ruin the fun of watching for you, but I can certainly tell you about its cast.
Well, the show features Anna Taylor and Taron Egerton as the protagonists. They aim at protecting the world from rebels and encounter various difficulties throughout their journeys. Having an IMDb rating of 8.5 /10, I will recommend you to watch it if you liked the Witcher.
2. The Last Kingdom
This series is based on a novel authored by Bernard Conwell. Just like Geralt, The Last Kingdom displays Uhtred, also a nonnative who is born in Anglo-Saxon Britain. He js manipulative and knows how to get his work done.
Displaying amazing sword fights, the show has received a lot of love as well as appreciation from the spectators. It has an IMDb rating of 8.4/10 and has released four seasons so far on Netflix.
1. Xena: Warrior Princess
A spinoff of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, this series is set in Ancient Greece. It features a strong and fierce woman named Xena who fights evil to save the world. This braveheart meets the love of her life Gabrielle who helps her to stay optimistic and keep fighting for the good.
Although it is not as popular as other shows, this adventurous show has inspired many women to stand for themselves. Xena: Warrior Princess has a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb and the character is loved by people for her bold attitude.