What are the best dystopian tv shows?

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    #1The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale is an original Hulu series based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. The story is set in the near future where America is under a theocratic rule that forces fertile women to be impregnated by men from wealthy families. 

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    Adam Carpenter
    Written on May 29, 2018
    "Yeah, The Handmaid's Tale is quite a dystopian tv show. It takes place in oppressive future. Elizabeth Moss from Mad Men stars. Yeah, Peggy. LOL"
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    #2Black Mirror

    Black Mirror

    Black Mirror is today's version of the sci-fi TV series The Twilight Zone back in the sixties. This BBC production created by Charlie Brooker is an anthology series following the advancement of technology and how it shapes and controls our minds.

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    Lauren Little
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "This sci-fi anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide."
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    #3Stranger Things

    Stranger Things

    Stranger Things is a sci-fi horror series set in the 80s and starring a group of kids who will try to find their missing friend in a town where the supernatural and the strange reign hand in hand. The show is created by the Duffer Brothers.

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    James Ryan
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "Stranger Things took me by surprise. I'd heard the hype, but didn't believe it. As someone who grew up in the 80s, I was hooked almost immediately. It just felt like home, a comfort blanket. One of the most surprising, and best, new shows in years. However, it's not a dystopia."
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    #4Battlestar Galactica

    Battlestar Galactica

    Battlestar Galactica is a military sci-fi TV series that aired in 2004. It is a re-imagination of the 1978 TV series with the same title that was created by Glen A Larson. The show starred Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, and Katee Sackhoff.

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    #5The 100

    The 100
    The 100 is a science fiction tv show based on the novel by Kass Morgan. The plot is set one hundred years after a nuclear apocalypse wherein the only known survivors of the human race live in a space colony of spaceships in orbit around the Earth and ruled by The Chancellor. The colony is running out of resources so they send one hundred of young felons to Earth to see if it is habitable again.
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    Jerry Hughes
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "Your suggestion of The 100 seems perfect for a dystopian theme show. Nuclear apocalpyse and survivors of the human race, seems very dystopian."
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    #6The Twilight Zone

    The Twilight Zone

    The Twilight Zone is an anthological series. The sci-fi show was created and hosted by Rod Serling where he presented the episode with a little prologue. Every episode contained a moral or philosophical approach to the big questions in life.

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    James Ryan
    Written on May 26, 2018
    ""The Twilight Zone" is a good TV show but it's old, I mean it's very old, more than half a century old and the vast majority of the modern TV watching audience will feel too detached watching it. Certainly, it's got its appeal but it's not the kind of show that comes to your mind when you think about Dystopian genre per se. You'd rather find something newer. "
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    #7Psycho-Pass

    Psycho-Pass

    Psycho-Pass is an anime series directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and Katsuyuki Motohiro and written by Gen Urobuchi. The anime show follows the story of Akane Tsunemori and working with the police and the Sibyl System.

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    Mark Lane
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "this movie having a lot of graphics and based on the story of crimes in the soceity"
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    #8The Crown

    The Crown

    The Crown is a Netflix original series wherein we discover Britain's royal family's romances, political rivalries, personal intrigues, and events that shaped the world during the 20th century. It is, particularly about Queen Elizabeth II.

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    Virginia Wilson
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "I love this Netflix series! The series is a near-perfect synthesis of writing, directing, acting, and technical management. It's a must watch. "

Summary

Best What are the best dystopian tv shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Handmaid's TaleTV Shows 19 Paid
2Black MirrorTV Shows 14 Paid
3Stranger ThingsTV Shows 12 Paid
4Battlestar GalacticaTV Shows 11 Paid
5The 100TV Shows 11 Paid
6The Twilight ZoneTV Shows 8 Paid
7Psycho-PassTV Shows 3 Paid
8The CrownTV Shows 3 Paid
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