If you ever want to binge on Netflix in French you probably already know that there’s a very good selection of movies and series to tune into. There’s something for everyone from comedies, documentaries, thrillers to the supernatural. These are the recent French series I really enjoyed and more to come as this post will get updated.
Created by Fanny Herrero with cast Camille Cottin, Thibault de Montalembert, Grégory Montel
2015-2020 – Comedy (4 seasons)- In this French series we’re invited behind the scenes of a top Paris talent agency and their clients who happen to be the real live French celebrities playing themselves intertwined with their own private lives.
Created by Chris Lang and Noémie Saglio with cast Ryan Colt Levy, Tom Dingler, Joséphine Draï
2018-2019 -Comedy (2 seasons)- This is Elsa’s life in Paris and the strong friendship bond between her and her girlfriends. When she breaks up and can not forget her ex., her BFF secretly hires a male escort hoping to help her move on but this hook-up plan takes on an unexpected twist of fate.
Created by Igor Gotesman with cast Jonathan Cohen, Gérard Darmon, Julia Piaton
2019- Comedy – (1 season) When Joseph, a down and out entrepreneur, learns that cannabis will be legalized in France, he decides to enlist his family and friends to transform his father’s Kosher butcher shop into the first marijuana coffeeshop in France.
Created by George Kay and Jim Field Smith with cast Margot Bancilhon, Laurent Lucas, Stéphane Jobert
2019- Psycho Drama – (1 season ) – Set inside a police interview room in Paris, suspects, and investigators face off in an intricate intense dance where secrets emerge and cases unravel with unexpected sometimes bizarre twists.
Created by Catherine Ramberg, Karin Spreuzkouski and cast: Audrey Fleurot, Julie de Bona, Camille Lou
2019 – (1 season) Inspired by real events, The Bazar de la Charité was an annual charity event organized by the French Catholic aristocracy in Paris from 1885. The 1897 fire claimed 126 lives, many of them aristocratic women: Duchess of Alençon, née Duchess Sophie in Bavaria, sister of the famous Empress Sisi and onetime fiancée of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. In the series, after this devastating fire, three women find their lives upended by betrayal, deception, and romantic turmoil.
Created by Charlotte Joulia, Julie Bertrand, Annie Carels and cast Patrick Ridremont, Constance Gay, Tom Audenaert
2017 – (1 season) Inspector Sam Leroy joins Brussels’ Cyber Crime Unit. He is raising his kids on his own. Confronted with new codes, he must collaborate with Billie Vebber, a former hacker who covertly pursues objectives of her own.
What’s your go-to French series on Netflix?
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