Best shows on amazon prime

Amazon Prime offers a wide variety of TV shows across different genres. In the last few years amazon prime has provided us with some of the highly demanding shows. The choice of genre it has produced over the years could rarely be neglected by the fans even who watch for the first time. Here are a few of those:

1. The terminal list


The terminal list
The terminal list

 One of the best rated shows on amazon based on the novel by James Carr. The terminal list is an action thriller series that follows James Reece, a Navy SEAL who seeks to uncover the truth behind a conspiracy that led to the deaths of his team. 

The show gets more interesting when out of nowhere he finds his family assassinated in his home which include his wife and his daughter. He must find the killers and the reason behind their assassination along with the ones responsible behind the conspiracy of his family's death.

The main characters are:

Chris Pratt(James Reece)

Taylor Kitsch(Ben Edwards)

Jai Courtney(Steven Horn)

Riley Keough(Lauren Reece)

2. Reacher



 Reacher is a new action crime web series developed by Nick Santora for amazon prime. Reacher series had been primarily adapted into feature films, with Tom Cruise portraying the character in two movies. 

The series starts with Reacher coming to know about his brother's unexpected  death. He now has only one mission, to find the reason behind his death or if someone is involved he would avenge his brother's death.

The main characters are:

Alan Ritchson(Jack Reacher)

Willa Fitzgerald(Roscoe Conklin)

Malcom Goodwin(Oscar Finlay)

Bruce McGill( Mayor Grover Teale)

3. Vikings



 Vikings is a historical drama television series that originally aired on the History Channel. The show was created by Michael Hirst and premiered in 2013.

The series is known for its gritty portrayal of Viking life, battles, political intrigues, and exploration of Norse mythology. It combines historical events and characters with fictional elements to create an engaging narrative. "Vikings" showcases the Viking way of life, their customs, shipbuilding skills, and their cultural and religious beliefs.

The series was known for its strong ensemble cast, led by actors such as:


Travis Fimmel (as Ragnar Lothbrok)

 Katheryn Winnick (as Lagertha)


Gustaf Skarsgård (as Floki).

4. The Americans


The Americans
The Americans

The Americans is a drama series that aired from 2013 to 2018. Created by Joe Weisberg, the show follows the lives of two Soviet KGB officers posing as a married American couple in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., during the Cold War era of the 1980s.

As the series progresses, the characters of Jennings face increasing challenges and moral dilemmas as they become entangled in dangerous missions, complex relationships, and the shifting political landscape of the time.

The main characters are:

Keri Russell(Elizabeth Jennings)

Matthew Rhys(Phillip Jennings)

Holly Taylor(Paige Jennings)

Keidrich Sellati(Henry Jennings)

5. The lord of the rings- Rings of power


Rings of power
Rings of power


 The Rings of Power is a term primarily associated with J.R.R. Tolkien's legendary workpiece, specifically "The Lord of the Rings" In Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth, the Rings of Power were a set of magical rings created by the Elves, Dwarves, and Sauron, the Dark Lord.

The most influential and powerful of these Rings of Power was the One Ring, forged by Sauron himself in the fires of Mount Doom. The One Ring had the ability to dominate the bearers of the other rings and grant immense power to its possessor. The story of "The Lord of the Rings" revolves around the quest to destroy the One Ring and prevent Sauron from reclaiming it.

The main characters are:

Morfydd Clark(Galadriel)

Robert Aramayo(Elrond)

Charlie Vickers(Sauron)

Markella Kavenagh(Elanor "Nori" Brandyfoot)

6. The wheel of time


The wheel of time
The wheel of time

The of time is an American web series originated from popular fantasy book written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson by the same name. The series is developed by Rafe Judkins for Amazon Prime.

In the series you will come around a powerful organization of women called the Aes Sedai. Moiraine a member of the organization  who can channel one power with her Warder, Lan. She gathers a group of five young villagers from outskirts of Andor, believing one of the is reincarnated as the Dragon.

The main characters are:

Rosamund Pike(Moiraine Damodred)

Daniel Hanney(al'Lan Mandragoran)

Zoë Robins(Nyanaeve al'LMeara)

Madeleine Madden(Egwene al'Vere)

7. Outer range


Outer range
Outer range

 Outer range is an American web sci-fi web series created by Brian Watkins which premiered on Amazon prime on 15th April, 2022. In October 2022, it was announced that the series will renew for 2nd season with a few replacement of actors.

The series shows a rancher fighting for his land and family, as the episode goes on the rancher discovers a pit in his land which keeps on growing in size as the day passes.

The main characters are:

Josh Brolin(Royal Abbott)

Lili Taylor(Cecilia Abbott)

Imogen Poots(Autumn)

Tom Pelphrey(Perry Abbott)

8. Citadel



Citadel is a television series that is  developed by Amazon Studios in collaboration with the Russo brothers, Joe and Anthony Russo. The show is a global spy thriller and is a part of a larger ambitious project known as the "Citadel Universe."

Its spin-off shows in different languages are set to be released in the Italian Alps, India, Spain and Mexico. The Indian version is supposed to have started its production with top starring role with the likes of Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. 

The main characters are:

Richard Madden(Mason Kane, Kyle Conroy)

Priyanka Chopra Jonas(Nadia Sinh)

Ashleigh Cummings(Abby Conroy)

Stanley Tucci(Bernard Orlick)

9. Carnival row


Carnival row
Carnival row

 Carnival Row is a fantasy noir television series that premiered on Amazon Prime Video in 2019. The show was created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham. Carnival Row combines elements of fantasy, mystery, and social commentary. The story takes place in the city of Burg, where humans and mythological creatures.

Orlando Bloom plays Rycroft Philostrate, a human detective, and Cara Delevingne portrays Vignette Stonemoss, a fae refugee with a complicated past. As the investigation unfolds, they become entangled in a dangerous web of conspiracies, forbidden love, and political intrigue.

The main characters are:

Orlando Bloom(Rycroft Philodtrate)

Cara Delevingne(Vignette Stonemoss)

Arty Froushan(Jonah Breakspear)

Tamzin Merchant(Imogen Spurnrose)

10. Tom Clancy's- Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan
Jack Ryan

 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is a television series based on the popular fictional character Jack Ryan created by author Tom Clancy. The show premiered in 2018 and is produced by Amazon Studios. It follows the adventures of Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst who is thrust into field assignments and finds himself facing various global threats.

In the series, Jack Ryan, played by John Krasinski, starts off as a desk-bound analyst who uncovers a pattern of suspicious financial transactions that leads him to a major terrorist plot. As the series progresses, Jack Ryan is pulled into dangerous missions and becomes directly involved in counterterrorism operations around the world.

The main characters are:

John Krasinski(Jack Ryan)

Wendell Pierce(James Greer)

Abbie Cornish(Cathy Mueller)

Michael Kelly(Mike November)

Ali Suliman(Musa bin Suliman)

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