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Top 5 Netflix Series in Saudi Arabia

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One of these countries is Saudi Arabia. As of 2022, Saudi Arabia will be home to over two hundred thousand Netflix Series subscribers. Like any other country, the consumption of visual media is also a big thing in Saudi Arabia. 

In the 21st century, entertainment is growing as fast-paced as everything else. At the center of this growth in the entertainment industry is Netflix.

Netflix is a worldwide streaming service providing people access to various TV series, documentaries, movies, and mobile games. All of this is at your fingertips with just a simple subscription. Netflix operates in 30+ languages in more than 190 countries.

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Moreover, similar to many countries, a pattern of increased consumption of TV Netflix Series has been noted in Saudi Arabia. Let’s look at what shows the Saudi subscribers have been watching the most.

Manifest (2018)

Manifest is a United States production from 2018 with a 7.1 IMDB rating. It has been played on numerous phones, TV screens, laptops, etc., around the globe. Manifest is number 1 on the list of most-watched series shows in Saudi Arabia on Netflix.

It is understandable why the Saudis watched it so much. The plot is highly captivating. Manifest follows the events surrounding Montego Air Flight 828 crew and passengers.

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After landing, the people boarding the flight find out that it has been five years since they took off. They were presumed lost and dead by the rest of the world during the five years that felt like a few hours to them.

Anxiety, panic, and confusion take over and act as a shocking climax to get the audience on the edge of their seats. The superb acting of the brilliant cast comprising Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Luna Blaise, and many more make this series even more intriguing.

If you are free this weekend, watch the suspense thriller. Get the popcorn ready!

Stranger Things

It is no surprise that Stranger Things is up there on the list. Since 2016, it has won the hearts of many, from young kids to adults.

Stranger Things has maintained itself as a global phenomenon, and being the second most-watched show in Saudi Arabia is evidence of that. The release of season four is one of the primary reasons for this much screen time.

This mysterious and supernatural show revolves around a group of kids from a small town after a young boy vanishes. The town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

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The star-studded cast is always a pleasure to watch. Everyone performs artistically genius from young actors like Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and Natalie Dyer to experienced actors like David Harbour.

If you love supernatural mysteries, crazy experiments, and a 70s aesthetic, you should watch this.

Business Proposal

After K-pop massively took over the world in the blink of an eye, South Korean TV shows are now on the same track of global recognition. Business Proposal, a 2022 romance drama, stands third on the list of most-watched TV series in Saudi Arabia.

Business Proposal has a whooping rating of 8.1 on IMDB. You may be wrong if you think this is like all the rom-coms you’ve watched. 

The plot follows when Ha-ri appears on a blind date to scare away her friend’s prospective suitor, disguised as her friend. However, plans go wrong when he becomes Ha-ri’s CEO and makes a proposal.

This cute love story might be the way to go for your love-struck or love-yearning heart.

Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Two K-Shows in the top 5 most watched shows in 2022 is more of a testament to how quickly the Korean entertainment industry is taking over the world.

Extraordinary Attorney Woo is a drama show released in 2022 that quickly won the hearts of many. It has an excellent (pun intended) IMDB rating of 9.6 and a 68% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Extraordinary Attorney Woo stars Park Eun-Bin as a brilliant attorney. She tackles challenges in the courtroom and beyond as a newbie at a top law firm and a woman on the autism spectrum.

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This show ranges from heart-touching, wholesome moments to breathtaking humor. If you’re a fan of The Good Doctor for its showcasing of an autistic person, The Office

for its humor and Suits for its courtroom scenes, this show is a must for you.

Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Disturbing movies and TV shows are nothing new to the entertainment industry. We have seen the success of movies like Se7en, Zodiac, Prisoners, etc. The Jeffrey Dahmer Story finds itself on that side of the spectrum.

The exciting part is it is similar to David Fincher’s Zodiac. The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is also based on the real-life story of the serial killer of the same name.

The show stands 5th on the list of most watched TV series. Across more than a decade, 17 teen boys and young men were murdered by convicted killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

The show tries to answer how Jeffrey Dahmer evaded arrest for so long. Along with exceptional screenwriting and cinematography, Evan Peters does a fantastic job of portraying this menacing character.

If you’re in the mood for something thrilling and disturbing, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is right for you.

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That brings us to the end of the list of the top five most-watched TV Netflix Series in Saudi Arabia in 2022. Have you watched these? If not, are you going to? All these shows are art pieces, and you won’t regret wasting your time watching them.