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6 Spanish shows on Netflix you shouldn’t miss if you loved Money Heist


Jun 06, 2021

With the popularity of Money Heist only soaring by the day, streaming platforms are cashing in big-time by bringing together a host of Spanish shows for audiences. Regardless of the language barrier, viewers are getting to savour shows across a plethora of genres like thriller, crime, comedy, romance to name a few. While the wait for the final season of Money Heist is too exhausting to ignore, here are some of the best Spanish shows on Netflix that could be worthy of your time.

Locked Up
8OTTplay Rating
Sharing similarities with the plot of Orange Is the New Black, this prison drama show created quite a stir when it began streaming in 2015. Set in a high-security women's prison, the drama follows the journey of a young naive woman who is imprisoned for committing corporate fraud that she did for her boss, who was also her lover. The story deals with her life in prison and her relationships with her fellow inmates. Also, watch out for Alba Flores.
Cable Girls
7.7OTTplay Rating
The perfect girl gang drama, Cable Girls is an ideal pick for a weekend watch. Set in the 1920s, the story focuses on the lives of four young women working together at a telecommunications company.  Mirroring their progress at a time when equality for women was scarce, this Spanish period drama that offers you a reality check is something you shouldn’t miss.
The House of Flowers
7.4OTTplay Rating
Blending melodrama with dark humour, this is a story of a dysfunctional family running a cabaret and a floristry shop. Revealing the dark side to the family, the show addresses issues like transphobia and homophobia, prevalent in Mexican society. Acclaimed for its portrayal of sexuality and race, this poignant show deserves to be on your streaming playlist.
Dark Desire
6.9OTTplay Rating
The bold show revolves around the story of a married woman who spends an eventful weekend away from home. A one-night stand comes back to haunt her, putting her marriage on a pedestal. The thriller will keep you on your toes.
7.6OTTplay Rating
This high school teenage drama may be slightly old-school but is riveting nevertheless. Set in an elite private school, the story is about the many twists and turns that take place after the entry of three working-class students. With hidden secrets and a murder mystery angle, this show has enough in it to keep you hooked. And guess what? A new season is ready to roll on June 18, 2021 too.
High Seas
7.3OTTplay Rating
A high-tension drama set amid a sailing ship, and a flurry of murder mysteries, the series resembles the plot of an Agatha Christie novel. Uncovering the dark secrets of two sisters sailing on a ship from Rio De Janeiro in the 1940s, involving mysterious murders, the show is certain to leave a lump in your throat.
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