Top Picks: Netflix Shows to Watch in 2024

2024 has truly been an outstanding year for Netflix! With a mix of beloved favorites making a return and exciting new shows taking center stage, there’s something captivating for every viewer on the streaming platform. As we journey deeper into the year, Netflix continues to impress with a remarkable lineup of shows covering a wide array of genres and themes. From intense dramas to inventive comedies and everything in between, here are some standout shows released on Netflix in 2024 that you absolutely shouldn’t overlook.

Let’s dive into some of the top shows that graced Netflix screens in 2024…

The Gentlemen

Don’t let the big names from the film industry overshadow this gem! Netflix’s “The Gentlemen,” featuring Theo James (renowned for his role in “The White Lotus”), brings a fresh twist to Guy Ritchie’s world of high-stakes marijuana empires with an enthralling storyline.

3 Body Problem

The masterminds behind the epic fantasy saga “Game of Thrones,” David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, venture into new territory with their latest creation, “3 Body Problem.” This sci-fi thriller follows a team of brilliant scientists locked in a race against time to thwart an impending alien invasion. Based on Cixin Liu’s Hugo Award-winning novel, the series boasts an impressive cast including Benedict Wong, Rosalind Chao, Jonathan Pryce, and Jovan Adepo.

Gyeongseong Creature

Making waves just after the holiday season, the South Korean historical thriller “Gyeongseong Creature” landed on Netflix. Set in 1945 during the Japanese occupation, the series unravels the tale of ordinary Koreans confronting a terrifying monster lurking in the shadows. With a gripping debut season, anticipation is already building for its sequel in 2024.

One Day

Starring Ambika Mod and Leo Woodall, “One Day” offers a love story with a unique twist. Based on David Nicholls’ novel, the film follows Emma and Dexter, two students whose bond ignites on a single day—July 15, 1988. What sets it apart? We witness their journey on the same date over the following two decades, amidst changing times and evolving emotions. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of love, loss, and the enduring strength of connection.

The Vince Staples Show

Rapper Vince Staples takes center stage with his eponymous Netflix series. Forget fleeting appearances on “Abbott Elementary.” In his hometown, everyone knows him—perhaps a bit too well. The show serves up a hilarious blend of surreal scenarios, from run-ins with cops to unexpected encounters with long-lost relatives. Picture “Atlanta” meets Adult Swim—a perfect showcase for Staples’ deadpan humor.

Boy Swallows Universe

Netflix’s “Boy Swallows Universe” seamlessly blends gritty realism with whimsical fantasy. Adapted from Trent Dalton’s novel, it follows Eli and Gus, two brothers navigating a challenging childhood in 1980s Australia. Amidst poverty, family turmoil, and their mother’s struggles with addiction, they navigate the suburbs and the town’s seedy underbelly. Through it all, their bond and dark humor shine. This coming-of-age tale is a heartwarming ode to brotherhood tinged with a hint of magic.

The Brothers Sun

Picture brutal brawls in spas, dusty showdowns at driving ranges, and Chinese eateries reduced to rubble. The stunt team behind John Wick orchestrates the chaos, with Michelle Yeoh commanding as a Triad boss in LA. Eldest son Charles (Justin Chien) embraces the family legacy, while younger brother Bruce (Sam Song Li) dreams of improv comedy. The clash of cultures and generations culminates in a thrilling, action-packed spectacle.

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