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Best web series on Amazon Prime - From Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock to Jitendra Kumar's Panchayat

From Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock, Jitendra Kumar’s Panchayat to Seo In-Guk’s Death’s Game, here's a list of the best web series on Amazon Prime

Best web series on Amazon Prime - From Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock to Jitendra Kumar's Panchayat

Sherlock, Tale of Nine Tailed

Last Updated: 10.17 PM, May 31, 2024


Are you looking to unwind with a captivating show on Amazon Prime? Your subscription is about to be put to good use! Not only does the streaming giant offer critically acclaimed original content, but it is also the place for classics from other networks. So, while you are waiting for The Boys Season 4 and Ananya Panday’s Call Me Bae, we have curated a list of the top-rated shows for you to revisit.

Best web series on Amazon Prime:


IMDb rating: 9.1/10


This Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer is not only the highest-rated web series on Amazon Prime, but also one of the most loved mystery thrillers across the world. With 4 seasons, Sherlock has won a staggering 7 Primetime Emmy Awards. The series began in 2014 and ended in 2017. The story follows Dr. John Watson, a retired Army doctor, who finds himself sharing a quarter with Sherlock Holmes, who is a brilliant and famous detective. They tackle mind-blowing mysteries that leave Scotland Yard puzzled.


IMDb rating: 8.9/10

This Hindi web series is not only the most searched drama on Google currently but also the second highest-rated show on Amazon Prime. Starring Jitendra Kumar, Sanvikaa, and Neena Gupta, the story follows Abhishek, an engineering graduate, who finds himself working in the unluckiest place, a panchayat (village council) in a remote village. Each day, he must deal with surprising challenges which are not at all related to his engineering occupation.

Death's Game

IMDb rating: 8.5/10

Death's Game is currently the highest-rated K-drama on Amazon Prime. Driven by desperation after constant failure in life, a man attempts suicide, only to find himself trapped in a horrifying game. He must die again and again, living different lives, each ending tragically. Can he break free before it's too late? The drama stars some of the most popular South Korean actors, like Seo In-Guk, Lee Jae-Wook, Park So-Dam, Kim Ji-Hoon, Sung Hoon, Lee Do-Hyun, Kim Jae-Wook and Choi Si-Won.

The Boys

IMDb rating: 8.7/10

Released in 2019, The Boys won one Primetime Emmy Award in 2024. Prime Video is bringing Season 4 of the web series soon, on June 13. The unique narrative helped The Boys garner critical acclaim. It has flipped the mainstream superhero concept. In this world, superheroes are corrupt celebrities and the real heroes are a group of vigilantes fighting to expose them and the corruption that controls them.

Mr. Robot

IMDb rating: 8.5/10

Starring Rami Malek, this suspense thriller won two Golden Globe Awards and 3 Primetime Emmy Awards throughout its run until 2019. The story follows Elliot, a cybersecurity engineer who is suffering from anxiety, works for a corporation and hacks data. However, his world is upside down when Mr. Robot, a mysterious anarchist, hires him to take down his employer.


IMDb rating: 8.5/10

This thriller series is not only the second-highest-rated Indian drama on Amazon Prime but also the second-most-searched action show on Google. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu, Ali Fazal, and Vikrant Massey, the story follows Akhandanand Tripathi, a millionaire carpet exporter, as he rises to power as a mafia don of Mirzapur. His son Munna, who is both ambitious and ruthless, craves his father's legacy, leading to a violent conflict.

Tale of the Nine Tailed

IMDb rating: 7.9/10

Tale of the Nine Tailed is the second highest-rated K-drama on Amazon Prime. Season 2 of the show titled, Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938, is also streaming here. Starring Lee Dong-Wook, Jo-Bo-Ah, Kim Bum, the story delves into the Korean mythology of nine-tailed fox. Lee Yeon, who is a nine-tailed fox, hunts supernatural threats while searching for his reincarnated love. His quest collides with a strong and determined woman, who vows to expose his otherworldly secret.

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