20 Lesser-Known TV Mini Series – You Should Definitely Watch

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If you’re looking for something to watch right now, try streaming one of the Lesser-known best mini tv series from this list.

Lesser-Known TV Mini-Series

20- The Honourable Woman (2014)

Best Mini Series - The Honourable
Best Tv Mini-Series – The Honourable

IMDb 8.1Trailer

8 Episodes

Drama, Thriller

Although the first episodes are boring, this is an intriguing, highly immersive story. After the third episode, you’re bound to be hooked.

The story centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father’s arms business and finds herself in an international maelstrom as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

19- The Shadow Line (2011)

Best Mini Series - The Shadow Line
Best Mini-Series – The Shadow Line

IMDb 8.1Trailer

7 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Mystery

This story follows a great cast of cops and criminals alike as they investigate murders and face the line of morality. The processing of the story and the acting are critically acclaimed. The cast includes Stephen Rea, Christopher Ecclestone, Tobias Menzies, Gatehouse, Glickman, Jay Wratten, and Joseph Bede.

18- London Spy (2015)

Best Mini Series - London Spy
Best Tv Mini-Series – London Spy

IMDb 7.5Trailer

5 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ben Whishaw stars as Danny in the most evocative crime story mini-series of 2015. He is a young, gay man who spends his life in amusement. He coincidentally encounters Alex and a bond forms between them. However, Alex suddenly dies and it disrupts Danny’s life.

17- Inside Men (2012)

Best Mini Series - Inside Men
Best Mini-Series – Inside Men

IMDb 7.2Trailer

4 Episodes

Crime, Drama

John Coniston is a workaholic head of a cash counting-house, and when he finds money missing from the books, he encourages the culprits into executing a multi-million-pound heist. This series is exceptionally immersive and tense.

16- The Game (2014)

Best Mini Series - The Game
Best Mini-Series – The Game

IMDb 7.8Trailer

6 Episodes

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A Cold War spy thriller that tells the story of invisible wars fought by MI5. There are no recognized players. The London of the ’70s and the atmosphere of the cold war were very successfully depicted.

15- The Enfield Haunting (2015)

Best Mini Series - The Enfield Haunting
Best Mini-Series – The Enfield Haunting

IMDb 7.2Trailer

3 Episodes

Biography, Drama, Horror

Matthew Macfadyen stars in this English horror story from 1978, but the main character to know is a little girl.

14- A Young Doctor’s Notebook (2012-2013)

Best Mini Series - A Young Doctor's Notebook
Best Tv Mini-Series – A Young Doctor’s Notebook

IMDb 7.9Trailer

8 Episodes

Comedy, Drama

The story of a young doctor who is assigned to a remote village of Russia at the time of the October Revolution, which offers sections from Mihail Bulgakov’s own life and doctoral period. It stars Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe.

13- Accused (2010-2012)

Best Mini Series - Accused
Best Mini-Series – Accused

IMDb 8.0Trailer

10 Episodes

Crime, Drama

In the most robust and best mini series I have seen recently, ten different stories are told in 10 chapters. Sean Bean, Christopher Ecclestone, Marc Warren, Peter Capaldi play great roles.

12- Secret State (2012)

Best Mini Series - Secret State
Best Mini-Series – Secret State

IMDb 7.7Trailer

4 Episodes

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

After a nuclear plant disaster in Britain, the prime minister flies to America to meet with the authorities of the American company that manages the central. When the plane explodes on the ocean, the whole burden of the storm will fall on the shoulders of the deputy prime minister, Tom Dawkins (Gabriel Bryne). This is best limited series adaptation is from the novel ”A Very British Coup.”

11- This Is England (2010)

Best Mini Series - This is England
Best Mini-Series – This is England

IMDb 8.3Trailer

4 Episodes

Crime, Drama

Shaun has just finished his final exams, and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It’s the mid 80’s in England, and the gang is back, looking for a laugh, a job, and something that resembles a future.

10- Injustice (2011)

Best Mini Series - Injustice
Best Mini-Series – Injustice

IMDb 7.3Trailer

5 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Thriller

William Travers (James Purefoy) is a lawyer who settles in the province after a troublesome case. He no longer looks at murder cases. However, he agrees to take his friend’s case when he is suspected of murder and conspiracy in this crime story.

9- State of Play (2003)

Best Mini Series - State of Play
Best Mini-Series – State of Play

IMDb 8.4

6 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Mystery

In London, a naive young politician becomes a suspect when his female assistant and mistress is killed in a suspicious accident. The politician’s investigative journalist friend and his team uncover a government conspiracy.

8- The Company (2007)

Best Mini Series - The Company
Best Mini-Series – The Company

IMDb 7.9Trailer

6 Episodes

Drama, History, Romance

A struggle of espionage in the Cold War time period.

7-The Kill Point (2007)

Best Mini Series - The Kill Point
Best Mini-Series – The Kill Point

IMDb 7.4Trailer

13 Episodes

Action, Crime, Drama

When things go wrong during a bank robbery, the event turns into a hostage crisis, and negotiations begin.

6- I’m Angesicht Des Verbrechens (2010)

Best Mini Series - Im Angesicht Des Verbrechens
Best Mini-Series – I’m Angesicht Des Verbrechens

IMDb 8.2Trailer

10 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Thriller

This television series tells the story of prostitution, smuggling mafia and the police in Berlin. It has a pretty fun and exciting narrative, with guilty profiles that are noteworthy.

5- The Take (2009)

Best Mini Series - The Take
Best Mini-Series – The Take

IMDb 7.9Trailer

4 Episodes

Crime, Drama, Thriller

“British Scarface.” Tom Hardy is a formidable sociopath gangster in these tv shows.

4- Unforgiven (2009)

Best Mini Series - Unforgiven
Best Mini-Series – Unforgiven

IMDb 7.7Trailer

3 Episodes

Drama

Ruth Slater is finally released after many years in prison. While trying to adapt to life on the one hand, she is traumatized by her past mistakes. However, the victims of the incident that caused her to go to prison are also waiting to face her in their plot for revenge.

3- Deutschland 83 (2015)

Best Mini Series - Deutschland 83
Best Tv Mini-Series – Deutschland 83

IMDb 8.1Trailer

8 Episodes

Drama, History, Romance

In the most critical times of the cold war, when the world is on the verge of a nuclear crisis, an East German spy is leaked as a commanding officer near a German commander who is a NATO officer in the West. His task is to find out whether NATO’s “able archer” operation is indeed an exercise or an invasion threat against the east.

2- Kampen Om Tungtvannet (2015)

Best Mini Series - Kampen Om Tungtvannet
Best Mini-Series – Kampen Om Tungtvannet

IMDb 8.0Trailer

6 Episodes

History, Drama, War

This television miniseries portrays Hitler’s plan of Germany getting the atomic bomb during world war ii, and the heavy water sabotages in Rjukan, Norway. It is viewed from four angles: the German side, the allied, the saboteurs and the company side.

1- Occupation (2009)

Best Mini Series - Occupation
Best Mini-Series – Occupation

IMDb 7.8Trailer

3 Episodes

Drama, War

James Nesbitt, Stephen Graham and Warren Brown’s star in every episode of this miniseries based during the Iraqi invasion of 2003.

A group of soldiers in the British Union serve in the Basra; After several years have passed, the roads cross back to Basra on several occasions.

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