10 mini-series, which can be viewed in one evening

The logic of constructing the collection is as follows: the longest series are located at the beginning of the list, and the shortest ones are near the end. You can plan in advance how much time you are willing to spend, and choose the corresponding series.

“War and Peace” (War Peace)

  • Historical drama, melodrama.
  • Great Britain, 2016 year.
  • Duration: 360 min.
  • IMDb: 8.2.

If you always lacked the time or patience to read the four-volume masterpiece of Tolstoy, then try to fill in the blanks and join the world classics by watching this adaptation. In the center of the plot are grandiose historical events and their impact on the life and fate of five aristocratic families.

“Mildred Pierce” (Mildred Pierce)

  • Drama.
  • USA, 2011 year.
  • Duration: 336 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.7.

The story of a truly strong and independent woman who, having lost her husband and left alone with her two children during the Great Depression, manages not to lose heart and find the strength to begin life with a clean slate. And even open a restaurant.

“Forty-Forty” (Fortysomething)

  • Situational comedy.
  • Great Britain, 2003.
  • Duration: 300 min.
  • IMDb: 7.8.

Is there life after forty? The answer to this question does not give rest to the doctor-therapist Paul Slippery, who is experiencing a crisis of middle age in all its glory: the children grew up, the relationship with his wife does not go well, and there are some strange voices in his head. By the way, the main character is played by the charismatic Hugh Laurie, which turns the series into the kind of comedy “Doctor House”.

“The Lost Room”

  • Fantasy, mysticism, thriller.
  • USA, 2006.
  • Duration: 270 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.3.

The tenth number of the motel “Sunshine” is full of secrets and mysteries, which do not give rest to the detective Joe Miller and his faithful partner. However, it is not for them alone: ​​the local mafia, secret societies and many influential people would not be at all inclined to get the key to the number at any cost. What is so unusual hidden behind his door and where does the comb in general?

“What does Olivia know?” (Olive Kitteridge)

  • Drama.
  • USA, 2014.
  • Duration: 239 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.4.

The series, which covers twenty years of life of an ordinary American family: Olivia, a teacher of mathematics, her husband-dreamer Henry and their son Christopher. As in any family history, there are enough secrets and skeletons hidden in the cupboards.

– What’s the point of getting up in the morning?

– If I knew. I’m waiting for the dog to die … then I’ll shoot myself.

Neverland (Neverland)

  • Fantasy, adventure.
  • Great Britain, 2011 year.
  • Duration: 180 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.5.

Everyone from childhood has a familiar story about Peter Pan, which was once again rethought and reshooted in a very loose spirit. Peter proclaims the leader of street thieves, whose goal is a magical treasure hidden in a fairy-tale kingdom.

“Fleming” (Fleming)

  • Drama, baiopik.
  • Great Britain, 2014.
  • Duration: 180 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.4.

Ian Fleming is the person who invented the legendary James Bond spy. Few people know, but his image is autobiographical and largely based on events from the life of Fleming himself, which is described in the series.

“And there was no one” (And Then There Were None)

  • Drama, thriller, detective.
  • United Kingdom, 2015.
  • Duration: 174 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.1.

Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious master to an almost uninhabited island. Immediately after arrival, someone starts killing them one by one. Who is this cold-blooded villain?

“The Take” (The Take)

  • Drama, thriller, crime.
  • Great Britain, 2009 year.
  • Duration: 168 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.0.

Freddie Jackson (played by Tom Hardy) had a useful time in prison and got all the necessary connections. Now he was released and full of determination to turn really serious things, sweeping away all obstacles on his way.

“Houdini” (Houdini)

  • Bayopik.
  • USA, Canada, 2014.
  • Duration: 152 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.4.

The story of the ups and downs of the legendary illusionist and performer Harry Houdini shoots. A little magic, as well as the disclosure of some scenic secrets, you are guaranteed!