The Best Netflix Original Foreign Language Shows

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Vote up the best original foreign language series from Netflix. Originals and co-productions only.

Here are the best Netflix original foreign language shows currently streaming right now. Featuring Spanish language Netflix originals, Korean, Portuguese, Japanese, French and Hindi series, and more this list of Netflix foreign language originals and co-productions is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original foreign language series?

The latest and newest Netflix original foreign language shows feature series in every genre, from the post-apocalyptic Turkish show The Rain and the supernatural Turkish series The Protector to the Spanish-language period drama Cable Girls. Must-watch Netflix foreign language co-productions also includes the German thriller Perfume and the Japanese food drama Samurai Gourmet.

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  • Hellbound
    1
    Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Won Jin-a
    229 votes
    • Premiered: November 19, 2021
    • Genres: Drama

    Language: Korean

    Unearthly beings deliver condemnations, giving rise to a group founded on divine justice.

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  • Dark
    2
    Oliver Masucci, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel
    120 votes
    • Premiered: December 1, 2017
    • Genres: Crime,Drama,Mystery

    Language: German

    The disappearance of two young children exposes the fractured relationships among four families.

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  • The Protector
    3
    Çagatay Ulusoy, Hazar Ergüclü, Okan Yalabik
    93 votes
    • Premiered: December 14, 2018
    • Genres: Drama,Mystery,Thriller

    Language: Turkish

    Given mystical powers, a young man embarks on a quest to solve a mystery from his past.

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  • Unorthodox
    4
    Jeff Wilbusch, Amit Rahav, Maria Schrader
    26 votes
    • Premiered: March 26, 2020
    • Genres: Drama

    Language: German, Yiddish

    Unorthodox (Netflix, 2020) is a German drama television series created by Anna Winger and directed by Maria Schrader based on the novel of the same name by Deborah Feldman. It follows the story of a ...more
  • The Ghost Bride
    5

    The Ghost Bride

    7 votes

    Language: Mandarin

    The Ghost Bride (Netflix, 2020) is a Mandarin mystery drama television series. A woman living in 1890s Colonial-era Malacca receives a proposal to become the ghost bride of a a wealthy family's recently-deceased son.

  • Young Royals
    6
    Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg, Frida Argento
    20 votes
    • Premiered: July 1, 2021
    • Genres: Drama,Romance

    Language: Swedish

    Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school.

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