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The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows  

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List Rules Vote up the best original dramas from Amazon. Originals and co-productions only.

Here are the best Amazon Video original drama shows currently streaming right now. Featuring anthologies, crime dramas, and historical period dramas, this list of Amazon Video drama originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Amazon Video original drama series?

The latest and newest Amazon Video original dramas include Hanna, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, and Homecoming - starring Julia Roberts. Must-watch Amazon Video original drama series also includes Sneaky Pete, Bosch, and The Man in the High Castle.

Vote up the best original drama series on Amazon Video, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Mena Massoud
Jack Ryan (Amazon Video, 2018) is an American television series created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland, based on the character created by Tom Clancy. When CIA analyst Jack Ryan (John ...more
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Hanna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman
Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011 film of the same name. The story follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna (Esme ...more
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more
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Sneaky Pete is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, Shane McRae
Sneaky Pete is an American crime drama series created by David Shore and Bryan Cranston. The series follows a released convict who adopts the identity of his cell mate in order to avoid his past ...more
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Bosch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino
Bosch is an American police procedural web television series created by Michael Connelly. An LAPD homicide detective (Titus Welliver) works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while ...more
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Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Julia Roberts, Stephan James, Bobby Cannavale
Homecoming (Amazon Video, 2018) is a psychological thriller web television series created by Sam Esmail, based on the podcast. Years later after she left her job as a caseworker at a facility ...more
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Goliath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby
Goliath (formerly known as Trial) is a 2016 legal drama web television series by Amazon Studios. Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton), a formerly brilliant and personable lawyer, left his ...more
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Mozart in the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Lola Kirke, Gael García Bernal, Saffron Burrows
Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Video, 2014) is a web television series developed by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Alex Timbers. It was inspired by Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and ...more
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The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank
The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American dystopian alternative history television series created by Frank Spotnitz, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick. In an alternative ...more
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Patriot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith
Patriot (Amazon, 2017) is an American comedy-drama series. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman) must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous ...more
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The Feed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint-White, David Thewlis
The Feed (Amazon Video, 2019) is a British psychological thriller drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Nick Clark Windo. In a near future London, people’s minds are ...more
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The Romanoffs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Isabelle Huppert, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery
The Romanoffs (Amazon Video, 2018) is an American anthology web television series created by Matthew Weiner. A contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring eight separate stories ...more
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Britannia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Britannia Kelly Reilly, David Morrissey, Zoë Wanamaker
Britannia (Amazon Video, 2018) is a British-American historical fantasy series written by Jez Butterworth. In AD 43 during the Roman conquest of Britain, Celtic rivals Kerra (Kelly Reilly) and ...more
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The Collection is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Richard Coyle, Tom Riley, Mamie Gummer
The Collection (Amazon Video, 2016) is a web-television drama series created by Oliver Goldstick. In a post-war Paris fashion house, two clashing brothers fight for recognition, while struggling ...more
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Forever is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore
Forever is an American drama television series about Dr. Henry Morgan, an immortal medical examiner in New York City. The series aired on ABC as part of the 2014–15 fall television season. The ...more
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Modern Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Andy Garcia
Modern Love (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American romantic comedy anthology television series, based on the weekly column published by The New York Times. Following the style of the column the ...more
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Lore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Robert Patrick, Holland Roden, Colm Feore
Lore (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American horror anthology television series developed by Aaron Mahnke, who created the Lore podcast. The show combines documentary footage and cinematic scenes to ...more
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Jean-Claude Van Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kat Foster, Moises Arias
Jean-Claude Van Johnson (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American action comedy-drama television series created by Dave Callaham. Global martial arts sensation Jean-Claude Van Damme is also a former ...more
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Mad Dogs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Ben Chaplin, Michael Imperioli, Romany Malco
Mad Dogs (Amazon Video, 2015) is a dark-comic thriller television series created by Cris Cole, and a partial remake of the British series. A group of guys travel to Belize to see an old friend, ...more
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One Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Tig Notaro, Casey Wilson, Noah Harpster
One Mississippi (Amazon Prime, 2016) is a semi-autobiographical American comedy television series created by comedian Tig Notaro. Los Angeles radio host Tig Bavaro returns to Bay St. Lucille, ...more
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The Widow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Kate Beckinsale, Alex Kingston, Babs Olusanmokun
The Widow (ITV/Amazon Video, 2019) is a joint American and UK thriller television series. Georgia Wells (Kate Beckinsale) is lead to the Congo on her search to uncover the mysterious ...more
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Vanity Fair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Michael Palin, Olivia Cooke, Claudia Jessie
Vanity Fair (ITV and Amazon Video, 2018) is an American-British period drama television series based on the 1848 novel Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray. Set during and after the ...more
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Carnival Row is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Waj Ali
Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham. As a serial killer preys on mystical creatures in a ...more
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Too Old to Die Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Miles Telle, Billy Baldwin, Jena Malone
Too Old to Die Young (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American thriller crime drama television series. The show follows Martin (Miles Teller), a grieving police officer who, along with the man who ...more
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Undone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Amazon Original Drama Shows
Rosa Salazar, Bob Odenkirk
Undone (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American adult animation comedy-drama web television series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy. The show explores the elastic nature of reality ...more