The 15 Best Politics and Energy Series from Netflix and HBO

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Il drama admits a multitude of subgenres, a little more specific, where we could find, for example, political narratives o power struggles in the business environment, almost closer to the thriller. In any case, on this occasion, we wanted to honor the union of power and politics, as we already recommend similar series to House of Cards, and we offer you a wide range of options, both on Netflix e HBO.



Mrs. America is one of the last great examples of a series that bets its plot on power and politics.

Whatever yours is personal taste, if you admire certain actors and actresses, if you want to know what goes on behind the scenes of one multimillion-dollar family or are you interested in digging in secrets of the Church, we believe we have found enough topics, and ingredients full of power and politics, so that your time on Netflix or HBO be completely enjoyable.

There have never been more infighting than in the series we recommend below

If you like the chronicles of modern England, in the fabulous The Crown, or if you love to know what happened behind le scenes of politics, in the essential Mrs. America, we have a perfect series for you.

  • House of cards
  • Designated successor
  • Succession
  • The crown
  • The politician
  • The young pope
  • Mrs. America
  • The secret city
  • Borgen
  • Midas favorites
  • The cable
  • The conspiracy against America
  • Suburra
  • Marseille
  • Trump: an American dream

House of cards

Declared one of the most important political thrillers of the history of television, this series addresses the ascent to the White House of one ruthless politician of Washington, which will stop at nothing and in front of no one. The section Kevin Spacey and the incredible Robin Wright, whose starring role in the series finale is one of the best things to happen on the television scene in recent years, provide us with outrageous performances.



  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes available: 73
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Designated successor

We continue on the road of political thrillers, listen to us when we advise you to fully enter this incredible genre, with a story that will transport us to a reality in which the government of the United States of America was decimated by a terrible terroristic attack and will have Must be an official of medium level who is in charge of to govern the country provisionally.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 53
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

Succession

We find ourselves, without any error, in front of one of the most in-depth and interesting series of the huge catalog HBO and that makes us embark on a journey around the family of a media mogul, the Roy family. The power, intrigue policy, betrayal or lotte intestine are admirably represented in this drama, where we witness a present life of luxury while i four children prepare the ground for the worthy successors of his father.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 20
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

The crown

It is very difficult to find lovers of films and series television, which they have never heard of one of the crown jewels on Netflix, which we recommend less than we should, and which you tell the recent history of the British royal family Although, believe us, you won't get bored with the English way of life. Quite the opposite. From the first season, which addresses the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and the consecration of Winston Churchill as prime minister, last season released, where the arrival of Lady Di in the royal family breaks the rigid schemes of the monarchy, you will have hours of entertainment and digital joy to absorb the recent history of our more peculiar neighbors.



  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 40
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

The politician

The story of rich guys and theirs unbridled ambitions yes fit like a glove in this comedy, one could say light drama, in which a student preparing to become student president yes will strive to be successful in a high school where appearances are everything. Of course, his family and those around him won't make things easy for him.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 15
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

The young pope

When mixing the Church with dramatic elements, perhaps with a touch of thriller, we sometimes get gem like this series television HBO, where we meet Jude Law, Together with Javier Cámara, in the role of a new pope of the Catholic Church, which will not be well received by the community because of its own alternative ideas, limit of obscurantism. His past, who constantly haunts him, will be one of the series engines and the engine of his way of acting.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 10
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes

Mrs. America

We move to the United States, precisely in the Years' 70, a period of great changes in the American country, and we meet a woman, embodied by the arrogant Cate Blanchett, conservative, which will be the unexpected leader of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The series, in addition to this character, will follow the impact that his decisions have over others women of his time.



  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 9
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

The secret city

Available on Netflix, in two seasons, this series, which contains the political thriller purer, it shows us the impudence of the journalist Harriet Dunkley, played by Anna Torv, who will discover a political conspiracy, in the city of Canberra, which could endanger both his life and that of others. Also the military establishment, which will arrive in the second season, will have its share of conspiracies, so if you are interested in this topic, you should give this one a chance. series full of adrenaline, power and politics.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 12
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Borgen

Birgitte Nyborg will become the cousin donna to become Prime Minister of Denmark thanks to a series of political misfortunes that will lead to Borgen, a Danish term that defines the Christiansborg Palace, where the three powers of the state converge. Through the eyes of promising politics, we will have the opportunity to see how the are power struggles internal, both in the parties themselves and in the face of their opposition and as, ultimately, the policy it's a game of appearances.

  • Year 2012
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 30
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Midas favorites

The cast of this miniseries, captained by the always impeccable louis tosar, is at the peak of a production that he knows how to manage with ease thriller and pure drama and where we will have the opportunity to attend threats of a strange group, which they call themselves Midas favorites, and that they will blackmail an important Spanish publisher, threatening to kill innocent victims if their conditions are not met. Both the technical invoice and the cast of actors and actresses are up to a great thriller.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

The cable

The police story of Baltimore, organized crime, drug sales and the fine line between good and evil are represented in this fabulous work of fiction, mixed with some real characters, and they offer us one clear perspective of the American way of life in a city where neither the police are so good, nor are the traffickers so despicable. The power is represented at all levels of society in this wonderful proposal HBO.

  • Year 2002
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 60
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes

The conspiracy against America

The United States they are a very prolific country in terms of absurdities and dystopias. On this occasion, in the elections which they raised Franklin D. Roosevelt to the presidenza of the country, the authors of the series, Ed Burns and David Simon, wanted to defeat the candidate and put Charles Lindbergh in his place. This will make the country a hotbed of dictatorial ideas, especially with the persecution of the Jewish community against the backdrop of the story.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 6
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Suburra

If you thought that Gomorrah was the sumun of the underworld of the Italian company, with the presence of organized crimeand Catholic church and corrupt politicians to do As a background, I think this latest series, available on Netflix, from our list of recommendations will be the final touch perfect for our trip to Spain. Some Plot in a coastal town near Rome it will be the start of a battle between politicians, the mafia and the Church, where the decisions they will be taken deadly and no one will be safe.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 24
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Marseille

Gérard Depardieu, an actor in decline for many years, offers us a great interpretation in this television series available Netflix and tells us how the mayor veteran of the French city of Marseille, Depardieu himself, had in mind who his successor would be once he left office, but a war for power to make things a lot more complicated. L' intrigue the neighboring country already has two seasons and is considered a European high-voltage drama, with good reason, that he will give something to speak to whoever sees him.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 16
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Trump: an American dream

The controversial figure of <br><br>Donald Trump, former president of the United States and one of the key figures when it comes to understanding the power of money in that country, is analyzed in this interesting documentary, if you don't hate his figure, where do you friends, supporters and detractors explain how Trump exemplifies perfectly that sentence of the American dream, when he had the opportunity to become president against all odds.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 4
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes
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