The best series Amazon Prime Video (2020).

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In this article, we will explain how to access Amazon Prime Video and we will share our selection of the best series available on the platform.

Amazon Prime Video : how does it work ?.

Amazon Prime Video is a platform for video on demand, thanks to which you can take advantage of programs as Amazon Original movies, and popular series such as Cloverfield, or Jurassic Park.

The offer is accessible via the website Amazon.fr for French residents, and Amazon.ca for Canadians.

You must first have an Amazon account, and then subscribe to the Premium offering at a rate of € 49 per year, or around 4 € per month, and the icing on the cake in the first month is free ! Note that it is even possible to cancel your subscription after the first free month, and this, without additional charge !

If you are a student, you can sign up to the Premium Student, you have the right to 90-day free trial ; after this period, the subscription costs 24 € per year.

What of your portable devices ?.

You want to leave your Kindle aside for a time and entertain you with a series ? For this, you just have to download the app for Amazon Prime Video on your iOS or Android device.

An evening between friends profile and you want to look at The man in the High Castle on the big screen ? Simply connect your iPhone/iPad, MacBook, Android/tablet, or Pc to your TV.

With Amazon Prime Video, you can also :

Look at your programs, even on three screens.

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Download your programme from the platform to watch it off‑line. This is ideal when

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See series and movies in original version, dubbed or with sub-titles in French.

Also check out the best series Netflix and Canal+. If you hesitate between Netflix and Amazon, see our comparison !

1. Treadstone .


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If you have seen the movie The memory in the Skin, then you certainly have heard of Operation Treadstone. It is a top secret of the CIA that seeks to over-training of agents by assigning them to missions highly dangerous.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

2. Hunters .


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Find Al Pacino to lead a team of hunters from the nazis to New York in the 1970s.

This band motley launches the search for war criminals to justice, and prevent them from harming again.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

3. Star Trek : Picard .


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Star Trek new generation, follow Jean-Luc Picard, captain of the U. S. S Enterprise in the next chapter of his life where the empire of Romulus is completely destroyed.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

4. Pennyworth .


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If you are a fan of Batman so don’t waste a moment and look at Pennyworth. You will recognize very probably this name because it is the one of the butler of Bruce Wayne. Immerse yourself in the 60’s and follow the journey of this young soldier of the British Special Forces, a colleague and close friend of Thomas Wayne, father of Batman.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

5. Modern Love .


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Everything is said in the title. Modern love depicts all forms of love relationships. This series is based on the chronicle of the same name in the New York Times.

There are Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, Lion) or Cristin Milioti (How I met your mother)

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

6. Into the Dark .


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Into the Dark is a series divided into 12 episodes, each of which is inspired by a holiday. It showcases different protagonists with unique stories.
We recommend it if you’re a fan of the cold sweats.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

7. Carnival Row .


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In the parallel universe and fantasy where humans and mythological creatures live together, we follow the detective Rycroft Philostrate (Orlando Bloom), who is investigating a series of murders in which the government has to do.

He falls in love Tile Stonemoss (Cara Delevingne), a fairy refugee who turns out to know all its secrets..

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

8. “The Boys”.


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The life of Hughie toggle when his fiancée is murdered before his eyes by A-Train, a super-hero member of the popular group of Seven, perverted by the fame and the glory. This murder will not go unpunished, and the team of vigilantes, The Boys intend to make sure of that.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

9. Too old to Die Young .


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With Too old to Die Young, the director of Drive, leads us into the shallows of Los Angeles. We follow the police officer Martin Jones, grief-stricken by the murder of his team-mate, who must daily cope with the hitmen, yakuza, mafia..

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

10. Jack Ryan .


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Jack Ryan is a series of political thriller, which is inspired by the characters of the fiction Ryanverse written by Tom Clancy. Jack is an analyst for the CIA, where he is responsible for identifying all bank transfers suspects.

A trade rather quiet or even boring, but to her surprise, her life will take a turn. It is suddenly requisitioned for a mission, a dangerous one at the other end of the world..

If you like anti-heroes then this series is for you

In the main role you’ll recognize John Krasinki (aka Jim Halpert of the comedy series “The Office”) and Wendell Pierce (of the wire).

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

11. Undone .


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Undone is the story of a young woman who, after a road accident, experimenting with a whole different relationship with time. Following that event, she discovers a gift that she decides to operate for lifting the veil on the death of his father.

Undone is a series of animated fantasy that you will without doubt adore.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

12. The Widow .


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The widow in French) is a british series in which we follow the Georgia Wells. Since 3 years already that her husband died in a plane crash above the democratic Republic of the Congo, at least that is what she thought.. until the day she sees him in a news report on tv.

Since then, she began to search for her but his inquiry has put several times in danger..

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

13. Goods Omens .


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If you prefer the series fantastic, then you might be Goods Omens.

An Angel and a Devil, like to live on Earth, although all the objects they will have to team up to stop Armageddon. However, in order to fulfil their mission, they need to find the Antichrist, a pre-teen 11 years old.

The Demon is played by David Tennant (Dr Who and Broadchurch).

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

14. Hanna .


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Hanna learned very early on to survive in a hostile nature, to be wary of the other and to defend themselves. His father, a mercenary, a widower, has fled to eastern Europe when Hanna was young.

He was educated in the forest, far away from any civilization and technology, until the reasons they have pushed to flee the to catch up.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

15. Homecoming .


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In this american series, Julia Roberts embodies the role of Heidi Bergman, a therapist from the centre Homecoming, which helps soldiers, veterans return to a civilian life.

She decides to stop everything and return home to live with his mother, in his hometown. Only, after four years, his past catches up when a agent of the Ministry of Defense would like to learn more about the reasons of his resignation.

Following an examination that will make him realize that something more serious is behind his departure.

This hectic series that mixes the styles of drama and thriller, adopts a format of short episodes, in order to avoid length and weariness to the audience.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

16. Fleabag .


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In this british series, we follow the trials and tribulations of a thirty-year-old london. Fleabag, which means bag of chips in French, is a program that is open to all, with a main character in which one can recognize himself.

The peculiarities of Fleabag : the main character speaks directly to the viewer, and of course his black humour, so British.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

17. The fabulous Ms. Maisel .


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New‑York, at the end of the years 50, Miraim Maisel, his nickname Midge, leads a life of bourgeois. It is a happy housewife and mother of 2 children who supports her husband Joel, a businessman and actor dilettant.

But, his life changes radically when Mr. Maisel leaves her for his secretary. Midge, always drawn to the nines, jumps on the stage of the comedy club completely drunk and caused a commotion !

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

18. American Gods .


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Shadow is an ex-prisoner who, upon his release, is recruited as a bodyguard by a so-called Traveller. In the course of a long journey, he understands that his boss is none other than the ancient norse god Odin.

This last ambition was to fight, with the help of other gods and folk characters, the modern divinities that are the internet, the car, the television and other media.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

19. The Looming Tower .


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The Looming Tower is a series inspired by, among others, of the book by Lawrence Wright (The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11).

It leads us into the before 11 September. The anti-terrorist units of the FBI and the CIA share the same purpose : to prevent an attack on the national territory. However, rather than working hand in hand, a rivalry will be born between the two intelligence services.

This internal war she turned away from the agents of their goal and endanger their fellow citizens ?

In Looming Tower, we find the brilliant French actor Tahar Rahim, the main character of a movie A prophet by Jacques Audiard.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

20. The man in the High Castle .


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A bond in full, 2nd world war, it tempts you ? Except that it is rewritten. Still interested ?

In this release, Germany and Japan share the territory of the united states. The Is is German under the control of Hitler, the west japanese. An area between the 2 is neutral : The Rocky Mountain States.

However, 15 years after their victory, either in 1962, tensions between the two nations appear and resistant are able to get your hands on a film secret. The government of japan and German have wind and will trigger a witch hunt.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

21. Sneaky Pete .


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There are actor Bryan Cranston, Walter White in Breaking Bad, in a co-producer of this series and an actor in the time of the driver.

Pete is a prisoner in debt, heavily indebted .. upon his release from prison, this is not his family who will wait with open arms, but its accounts receivable. For their escape : it monopolizes the identity of his prisoner and goes to the grandparents of the latter, who have lost sight of the past 20 years.

Cunning, Pete is not it ? Not really.. In fact, the saying “Such is taken who believed to take” him, would be perfect.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

22. Goliath .


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Drama justice in which we follow the brilliant lawyer Billy Mc Flange. After the loss of a trial, the problems keep coming : his wife leaves, he loses his job and in the same wake his partner. The alcohol accompanies now in its descent, until a case against his partner of yesteryear is present.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

23. The Terror .


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The Terror is a series inspired by real events, produced by Ridley Scott.

The story takes place in 1845 when two british ships, the Erebus and Terror, leave on an expedition through the Arctic.

More person will not see the boat nor its occupants.. What happened ? What happened to the crew members ?

In The Terror, all scenarios are possible, even the most hideous and fantastic.

If you like the series that you blood run cold, then The Terror will please you for sure.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

24. Beat .


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Robert Raab aka Beat is the sponsor of a club in berlin that has gear on the street and who never misses an opportunity to party.

As many know, this world of the night allows traffickers in drugs, humans, weapons to operate at their discretion and in confidence.

For the authorities, such as Intelligence, European Security (ESI), to dismantle their networks, they will recruit Beat with no shortage of connections.

A series thriller, in which we find the main actor of the American Patriot.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

25. The Expand .


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You like science fiction ? Then try The Expand.

We are on the 23rd, and the universe is divided into 3 categories : the Land controlled by the United Nations, the Republic of congress of March which is independent, and the Ceinturiens of the alliance of outer planets.

A conflict between Mars and Earth will upset the precarious balance and the disappearance of a young woman is going to put a light on a plot large-scale..

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

26. Diablo Guardián .


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Diablo Guardián is a mexican series where we follow Violetta, a teenager tired of his life. The next day, she decides to steal a large sum of money to his parents and flying to New York to start afresh. This new momentum will not be without risk, to survive she will play her charms on the advice of her (angel) hell guardian..

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

27. GT The Grand Tour .


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The Grand Tour is a show british car made by 3 former hosts of Top Gear : Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.

If you love racing cars of all categories and humor English, then this program is for you.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

28. The Good Doctor .


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Freshly graduated in medicine, Shaun Murphy, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome, joined the team of surgeons of the hospital of San José.

Brilliant but introverted, he encounters difficulties to integrate into the department where it is assigned to, all the more that most of his colleagues hope that a thing with his hand.. a faux pas.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

29. The Attack of the Titans .


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The Attack of the Titans tells the story of a young teenager Eden Jäger, who lives in a walled city to protect themselves from the Titans.

After yet another attack, he decided to join the Battalion of Exploration to combat these gigantic man-eating..

This animated series from a manga will plunge you into a fantastic universe, and cruel.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

30. Love Island France .


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Love Island France is the French adaptation of the reality show british of the same name. The concept is simple, ten singles are sent in a huge villa in South Africa in order to find their half.

What is the small more of this “dating show” presented by Nabilla ? It is that it is interactive.

In fact, via the free app Love Island France App (iOS/Android), viewers will take the commands of the villa and will be able to choose that will integrate, or not, the adventure.

Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.