The pandemic might have made binge-watching extremely common, but the real struggle of deciding what to watch online remains. In the hustle of choosing that perfect show that will capture our attention and not waste our time, we spend hours figuring this out. And well, most of the time, we just go back to the same show we’ve been watching for months now, because we know how it’s gonna end and it makes us laugh, after all.
With numerous streaming platforms rising to meet the demands of viewers, the competition among them has increased drastically. Well, it’s good because it is, after all, improving the quality of content for the viewers. One such app is Lionsgate Play that offers edgy and premium Hollywood content for its viewers.
The Lionsgate Play app was launched in India very recently in December 2020. The application is available on Google Play Store and offers two types of subscriptions to its audience: one for Rs. 99 a month, and the other for Rs. 699 a year. The app has been launched with some amazing movies and shows.
Want to know the best shows you can watch there? Well, read ahead to know more.
Given below are some of the best shows on Lionsgate Play you can watch, ranging from classics to action. You name it, you have it. Let us have a look!
This Hulu original series has been adapted by the novel “Normal People” by Sally Rooney. This series revolves around the story of two Irish teenagers who fall in love with each other. The on-again-off-again relationship between Connell and Marianne depicts both, the beauty as well as the brutality of first love.
The story of these two who were together for four years (and not together, but always together) will leave you wanting for more after every half-an-hour episode. It will make you smile, it will make you cry and we are sure it will make you experience all the emotions in a roller coaster ride. Beautiful in every way, Normal People is one of the best adolescent dramas, be it acting or direction or storyline. The show has also been recognized as ‘Best Show of 2020’ by the New York Times and is definitely our top choice in the list of the top shows in Lionsgate Play.
IMDb rating: 8.5
2.The Girlfriend Experience:
The name of the show might remind you of the same-named movie, but both of these have nothing in connection. They are however produced by the same executive producer Steven Soderbergh.
The story is about a law student who is also leading a secret life simultaneously, as a high-end call girl.
Though the first two or three episodes of the series might make you think like ‘Oh, I know how this always ends!’ however, you will most definitely be proved wrong if you stick to the show just a little further.
IMDb rating: 7.1
3.No man’s land:
The show starts with a man named Antonine who is seen mourning her sister Anna who went to Egypt for her studies and lost her life in a bombing. When Antoine watches some footage of Syria on his television, he finds a similar-looking woman in a shot’s background. This leads Antoine to Turkey, to the chagrin of his girlfriend Lorraine, and sneaks into Syria.
The whole story revolves around Antoine’s venture into Syria, from hereon. Also, no matter how much it seems like the show is about the Syrian Civil War, it is not.
IMDb rating: 7.9
HBO’s landmark series ‘Love Life’ depicts a woman’s quest to find a happy relationship. The show covers one relationship per episode. The first episode is centred around a girl named Darby (played by Anna The first episode is centred around a girl named Darby (played by Anna Kendrick). She meets a guy Augie (played by Jin Ha), they end up entering into the ‘too soon hook-up’ dilemma. But following this, they experience some months of bliss, but soon enough comes the inevitable break-up. (sorry if we spoiled it for you).
In all, if you love watching something mushy and romantic at night before you sleep, we would definitely recommend you watch Love Life.
IMDb rating: 7.5
5.Manhunt: Deadly Games:
The show is based on a real-life event of Atlanta’s 1996 Olympic Park pipe bombing and its corresponding investigation. The security guard Richard Jewell was targeted as the prime suspect. However, in October 1996, the police cleared him from the investigation, as a person of interest.
After some time, Eric Rudolph, who had also carried out three more bombings after this one, was arrested and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
If you’re into gritty and true crime-dramas, Manhunt can be the perfect show for you.
You might have heard about the birth of the city of Rome. Romulus is a TV series that brings life to this dramatic story on your screens. It is a retelling of Rome’s 8th Century BC origin story. Filmed completely in archaic Latin, the show’s main focus is on the primitive tribes from which the city was born. Romulus has Italian actors namely, Andrea Arcangeli, Francesco Di Napoli, and Marianna Fontana as Yermos, Wires, and Ilia, the three characters through whose eyes we learn about this ancient universe.
If you’re a fan of the HBO series Rome, we are sure you are going to love this one.
IMDb rating: 6.4
This is our list. Here’s to hoping that you find your one perfect series that you’ve been looking for and have been irritating your friends with questions only so that it doesn’t turn out to be boring in the end.
Well, we can assure you if you pick up the right show from here as per your interest, it is not going to bore you. And once you like it, recommend it to your friends and maybe watch it with them together again, eh?