HBO celebrates its 50th anniversary and these are the 10 best series in its history according to IMDb

HBO is anniversary. The cable network, the first in the history of television, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is already converting it into a streaming platform. Throughout this time, the company has been able to adapt to never stop making history, with some of the biggest phenomena ever seen in the medium and several of the most acclaimed series of all time. To celebrate the occasion, we decided to keep the cream of the crop, with its 10 best HBO series according to IMDb. It’s a list of recommendations that are not lacking, safe bets. Specializing in dramas of all kinds and conditions, but also leaving room for humor and fantasy, HBO’s catalog is enviable. Let’s go with him.

Blood Brothers (band of brothers)

  • Note: 9.4
  • Genre: war drama
  • Seasons: 1 (10 episodes broadcast in 2001)

Synopsis: “The story of Easy Company, an American battalion of the 506th Parachute Regiment that fought in Europe during World War II. Includes interviews with survivors, memoirs of journalists and maps of soldiers. »

Blood brothers.

The Wire (bass monitoring)

  • Note: 9.3
  • Genre: crime drama
  • Seasons: 5 (60 episodes between 2002 and 2008)

Synopsis: “In the slums of Baltimore, a drug-related murder is investigated. A police officer is tasked with arresting members of a major cartel and during his mission he comes up against police corruption, shaky loyalties within the cartels and the misery of the drug trade. The series creator served as a reporter for the Baltimore Black Chronicle for years, and one of the co-writers was a police officer in the same city.

The Wire series Listening to bass


Game of Thrones

  • Note: 9.2
  • Genre: fantasy drama
  • Seasons: 8 (73 episodes between 2011 and 2019)

Synopsis: “The story takes place in a fictional medieval world where there are Seven Kingdoms and three main plots. We chronicle the dynastic civil war for control waged by several noble families. Added to this is the growing threat of “the others”, unknown beings who live on the other side of a huge wall of ice that protects the north of the kingdom. And finally, the journey of Daenerys Targaryen, the exiled daughter of the king killed in a previous civil war, and who intends to return to Westeros to claim her dynastic rights. A tangle of intrigues that will endanger the lives of its many characters. Dozens of factions conspiring with one goal: to seize the throne. »

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Game of Thrones.

The Sopranos

  • Note: 9.2
  • Genre: gangster drama
  • Seasons: 6 (86 episodes between 1999 and 2007)

Synopsis: “Chronicle of the daily life and the personal and professional adventures of a mafia family living in New Jersey. They are simple people, but implacable in their rites and traditions. The plot is based on the confidences of “capo” Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) to his psychoanalyst, Dr. Melfi (Lorraine Bracco).

The Soprano Series

The Sopranos


  • Note: 8.8
  • Genre: economic drama
  • Seasons: 3 (29 episodes since 2018)

Synopsis: “Series that follows the dysfunctional family of tycoon Logan Roy, with four children and one of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world. Problems arise when it comes to who will be the successor of the patriarch. »



Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)

  • Note: 8.8
  • Genre: short comedy
  • Seasons: 11 (with 110 episodes since 1999)

Synopsis: “Chronicle of the daily life of actor Larry David, creator of Seinfeld and who plays himself. It is on the border between reality and fiction, using a home video aesthetic and a very particular sense of humor. »

Larry David Series Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry David.


  • Note: 8.7
  • Genre: historical drama
  • Seasons: 2 (22 episodes between 2005 and 2007)

Synopsis: “Half a century before the birth of Christ, Rome has become the most powerful city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of a million people and the epicenter of a sprawling Empire. Founded on the principles of power sharing and fierce competition. Personally, the Republic was created to prevent any man from gaining absolute power. It’s a society where soldiers can rise above commoners to become heroes and even rulers of the Republic. But when the ruling class became extravagant and wealthy, institutions crumbled, worn down by corruption and excess, and the old values ​​of Spartan discipline and social unity gave way before a great chasm between the classes”.

Rome HBO Series


Six feet under (Six feet under)

  • Note: 8.7
  • Genre: black comedy
  • Seasons: 5 (63 episodes between 2001 and 2005)

Synopsis: “It chronicles the lives of members of a particular Los Angeles family who own a funeral business. On Christmas Eve, while Nathaniel Fisher was waiting for his son Nate to arrive, he dies in a car accident. His brother David, a closeted gay man, runs the family business with his overbearing mother Ruth, while his sister Claire is a troubled teenage drug addict. The only seemingly normal person in Nate’s life is Brenda, a passionate woman whom he meets on one Trouble is, Brenda’s family is even more unbalanced than Nate’s.

Six Feet Under Series Six Feet Under

Six meters underground.


  • Note: 8.7
  • Genre: prison drama
  • Seasons: 6 (56 episodes between 1997 and 2003)

Synopsis: “In the state of New York is the penitentiary of Oswald, which almost everyone knows under the name of Oz. It is not just any prison, but a maximum security prison in which there is an experimental unit, the Emerald City, to which it is destined to achieve the reintegration of prisoners. Clean, neat, modern and even beautiful, the Emerald City is nevertheless a prison and, like all of them, dangerous. Despite the modernity of the facilities and the emphasis placed on the profitability of rehabilitation, the priority remains survival… and fear is the constant companion. »

Oz HBO Series


dead wood

  • Note: 8.6
  • genre: western
  • Seasons: 3 (36 episodes between 2004 and 2006)

Synopsis: “Set in the United States during the Gold Rush era (1876). Shortly after General Custer’s last action, a frontier town emerged in the Black Hills, witness to the pioneers’ bitter struggle for There was a wide variety of people among the settlers: a retired lawman, a landowner from scheming saloon, the legendary Wild Bill Hickok or Calamity Jane, all sharing a constant spiritual restlessness and a strong will to survive. »

Deadwoo HBO Series

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HBO celebrates its 50th anniversary and these are the 10 best series in its history according to IMDb