Netflix: 8 Alternate Series Black Mirror very similar

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Both in his first seasons, both in the interactive episode which was then published under the name of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, this British "great little saga" has always tried to I will unite future, mystery and suspense with great success, offering the viewer high doses of action, dystopian fantasy and dark stories always related to our relationship with technology.

Black Mirror was a breath of fresh air for television science fiction.



If after Black Mirror you are looking for even more science fiction for your life, we have prepared a broad recommendation of other very similar Netflix series with which you can take off the suit. Suggestions welcome!

The best series like Black Mirror

In total, we have selected 8 serie Netflix simili a Black Mirror, all with deep doses of science fiction stories or even futuristic dystopias, many of them with creepy (or more) scientific-technological elements like those seen in the British series.

  • altered carbon
  • Osmosis
  • The OA
  • Love, death and robots
  • Dark
  • Senso8
  • Snowpiercer
  • In the night

altered carbon

We are facing one of the most popular science fiction series of the entire Netflix catalog, set in the mid-XNUMXth century, tells the story of a world in which death does not exist. Simply, by dying, people's minds move to another body, thus being able live indefinitely. In parallel we follow Takeshi Kovacs, a detective who "resurrects" 250 years after dying to solve a murder that hides a dark conspiracy.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 18
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Osmosis

French series set in the near future in which, thanks to technology, humans have the opportunity to find our ideal partner with 100% effectiveness (laughs at Tinder's algorithm). However, the implant that makes this "miracle of love" possible will have a dark side that will need to be addressed. Can technology dominate love?



  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes

The OA

If, besides Black Mirror, you are aware of David Lynch and other collocated narratives between the dreamlike and the surreal, The OA is your series. During its two seasons, it follows the mysterious reappearance of Preirie, a blind girl who has been missing for seven years. However, his return is shrouded by an inexplicable mystery: he does not remember where he was, he does not want to say anything and ... he is recruiting a select few for a mission that no one understands. What the hell is going on there?

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 16
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Love, death and robots

It is difficult to define a series with such a broad one amalgam of styles, but we could say that we are facing a compilation of tiny animated science fiction stories, focused on the evolution of human beings and their relationship with technology. In short, an interesting job to try, especially if you are a person of open minded.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 19
  • Approximate duration: 10 minutes

Dark

People have been hallucinating with this series of German origin and it is no less. There film script è fully functional, so as the chapters progress we will be increasingly hooked to the reality of Dark. In order not to reveal much, we will just say that it focuses on a town with many secrets to hide (time travel and alternate realities included). Of course, we already warn you that this is a series challenging with which you will put your neurons to work.



  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 26
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Senso8

Created by the makers of Matrix and Babylon 5, Sense8 tells the story of eight very different people who, after a tragic death, discover they are mentally connected. The grace of the matter is that the eight people belong to different parts of the world and therefore, with distance involved and shared emotions, they will have to find out who is threatening their very existence.


  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Snowpiercer

Based on a film starring Chris Evans, and who hardly agrees with the plot of the series, Snowpiercer takes us aboard a train where are the last living human beings on our planet, since an ice age completely froze the Earth. Around the world without being able to stop, this train reflects a deep class struggle, where the queue is left to the poorest, while the rich travel with all the luxury of comforts without realizing that one revolution about to arrive.


  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 15
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

In the night

Finally, and with another means of transport as the protagonist, in this case a plane, we find a science fiction series that takes us into a apocalyptic future in which a huge solar event it is killing the population. Passengers on a flight will have to face the fear of a hijacking plane, while the crew must avoid by any means that the plane see the sunrise or it will be the end of all the people traveling on board.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes
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