What are the best HBO Shows?

There is no denying it: HBO has always been a repository for the most beloved shows to grace our TVs. So, whether you're a fan of fantasy dramas or you just like rolling on the floor laughing with comedies, you'll surely find this list of the best HBO Shows helpful. Check it out!

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    #1The Sopranos

    The Sopranos

    The Sopranos is a crime drama television series created by David Chase. It premiered on HBO on January 1999. It stars James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano, a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster.

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    Wang Ren
    Written on June 17, 2017
    "The solution is a great one because the Sopranos was one of HBO's best shows. This is just one of many but it ranks up at the top of the list."
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    #2True Detective

    True Detective

    Created and written by Nic Pizzolatto for HBO, True Detective is an American drama series featuring several stars including Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, etc.

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    Cheryl Carpenter
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "There are a lot of great HBO shows but True Detective is one of my favorites. The acting is always excellent and the different stories each season is exciting and unique."
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    #3Girls

    Girls

    Girls is a comedy-drama series on HBO that follows the lives of four women in their early 20s. It was created by Lena Dunham, who also stars as one of the characters. It is executive produced by Judd Apatow.

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    Robert Davidson
    Written on May 9, 2017
    "I wasn't a fan of Girls. I gave it a try, but it's just too much for me. Didn't like it, but maybe others will."
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    #4Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones

    Produced by the premium cable network HBO, Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series adapted from George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire.

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    Walter Allen
    Written on April 11, 2017
    "I know there isn't a single person out there who hasn't heard of Game of Thrones, but I still have to say it. It is one of the greatest shows of all time. Absolutely everyone needs to watch the best HBO show ever created..which is Game of Thrones to be clear."
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    #5Deadwood

    Deadwood

    Deadwood is an American western television series created, produced, and written by David Milch. It aired on the premium cable network HBO for three seasons with 36 episodes.

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    Phillip Hughes
    Written on May 18, 2017
    "Deadwood is a realistic look at the Old West and should not be missed. Because the series shows the times for what they were adds power to the shows versus diminishing them. As a period piece, it is astonishing, full of painfully muddy streets filled with illness and spilled blood. Possibly the best drama ever created for television."
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    #6Westworld

    Westworld
    Westworld is an ongoing sci-fi drama series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, starring Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, and Ed Harris. Produced by HBO, the first season of the series premiered in 2016.
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    Lisa Mason
    Written on June 28, 2017
    "Westworld is a good solution for best HBO shows because it has good reviews however I don't think it is the best show."
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    #7Ballers

    Ballers

    Ballers is an HBO series created by Stephen Levinson. It first aired on June 2015 and starred Dwayne Johnson. It currently has 39 episodes over four seasons with a fifth season still in the works.

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    Sara Arias
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "HBO provides some of the best content. If you're looking for a great show, I highly recommend Ballers. Dwayne Johnson is the perfect star. I really enjoy this series. It's definitely bingeworthy."
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    #8Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    Created and written by Craig Mazin, Chernobyl is a historical drama television miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It stars an ensemble cast the includes Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson. It is directed by Johan Renck.

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    Ralph Reynolds
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "Will never really get over my love for Russian shows, accent, culture..... But Chernobyl ios more than that, they depicted the nuclear tragedy so well it makes me wanna boycott the whole nuclear industry"
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    #9The Leftovers

    The Leftovers

    The Leftovers is a drama, fantasy, and mystery TV series created by Damon Lindelof, and Tom Perrotta from 2014 to 2017. This is not suitable for viewers under 17 years old.

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    Sean Murray
    Written on May 29, 2017
    "Maybe I've been working too hard but I fell asleep the first time I tried to watch this show. It seems like a really arty version of something unlikely to happen. Once I got past the slow pacing and gave the characters a chance to develop themselves I can see the potential for greatness."
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    #10Veep

    Veep

    Veep is a political satire comedy television series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. She plays as US Vice President Selina Meyer, who finds that the vice presidency seat is nothing like she ever hoped for. 

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    Brenda Andrews
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "When they say "Politics is about the people" you damn well know they mean differently! I'm almost obsessed with this show and I just hope they keep it on and on. Love the social commentary!"
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    #11The Wire

    The Wire

    The Wire is an American crime drama television series created by former police reporter David Simon. It takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, and follows the drug scene in the city from the eyes of the drug dealers and law enforcement.

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    Mark Foster
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "If you're a fan of crime shows and you're not watching this then what the heck are you doing!! Watch it now."
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    #12Big Little Lies

    Big Little Lies

    Big Little Lies is a dark comedy series with a touch of drama. Based on the novel of the same name, it revolves on a tale of murder and hidden secrets. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz.

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    Shreya Chauhan
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "KILLER CAST. I'd love for Zoe Kravitz to step on me, SIS! I really go mad for shows like this!"
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    #13Sharp Objects

    Sharp Objects

    Sharp Objects is an HBO-produced miniseries based on Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name. It was first aired in 2018. It is a psychological thriller starring Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, and Camille Preaker.  

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    Jose Patterson
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "I've loved Gillilan since Gone Girl and Sharp Object has not let me down at all. Not to mention, Amy Adams' INSANE camera presence. Fantastic plot, Fantastic show-making! Definitely one of the most worthwhile HBO shows right now (ehem), unlike Westworld!"
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    #14Six Feet Under

    Six Feet Under

    Six Feet Under is a hit HBO series that takes a darkly comic look at a dysfunctional family that runs a funeral business in Los Angeles. This American comedy stars Peter Krause as Nate Fisher who takes over the family business after his father's death.

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    Patrick Vasquez
    Written on August 30, 2019
    "This is legitemately the mother of all dark comedy shows."

Summary

Best What are the best HBO Shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The SopranosTV Shows 11 Paid
2True DetectiveTV Shows 8 Paid
3GirlsTV Shows 8 Paid
4Game of ThronesTV Shows 8 Paid
5DeadwoodTV Shows 6 Paid
6WestworldTV Shows 4 Paid
7BallersTV Shows 3 Paid
8ChernobylTV Shows 2 Paid
9The LeftoversTV Shows 2 Paid
10VeepTV Shows 1 Paid
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