10 Best International Shows to Watch on Showmax Right now
Stuck at home and not sure what to watch? Try these 10 best international shows on Showmax
RUN S1 | First on Showmax | New episodes every Monday
17 years ago, college sweethearts Ruby and Billy made a pact: if either of them ever texted the word “RUN” and the other replied with the same, they would drop everything, and meet up in New York. But they’re about to discover that the reality of taking that leap may not be quite how they pictured it…
RICK AND MORTY S4 | First on Showmax | New episodes every Monday
Rick Sanchez is a sociopathic genius scientist who lives with his daughter Beth’s family, constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, granddaughter Summer, and inherently timid grandson Morty on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe.
THE OUTSIDER S1 | New episodes 2330 every Thursday
Police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline, Rogue One) is still grieving the death of his own son when the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson is found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding the horrifying crime lead Ralph to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo, Harriet) to help explain the unexplainable.
INSECURE S4 | New episodes 22:30 every Monday
Created by Issa Rae, Insecure follows two best friends Issa and Molly as they navigate through relationships, careers and the various challenges they face as 20-something black women living in LA. Season 4 sees Issa and Molly once unshakable friendship slowly disintegrate in a way no one saw coming.
Westworld is a dark wild west odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth. It’s named after an exclusive theme park where those who can afford a ticket can live without limits, where lifelike robots – ‘hosts’ – indulge every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved. But, as Season 3 starts, the hosts have escaped, and have plans of their own.
I’M SORRY S2 | First on Showmax
Comedy writer, wife, and mom Andrea is back with a new season of zero-filter, acid-sharp and usually totally inappropriate humour, putting her foot in it in cringeworthy everyday situations that are at once laugh-out-loud funny and bitingly true.
PRESS S1 | First on Showmax
Staffers at two newspapers – a left-leaning broadsheet and a right-leaning populist tabloid – fight for truth, entertainment and the ultimate scoop as two British newspapers go head-to-head in a press world fraught with scandals, under pressure from the 24-hour news cycle, and constantly evolving in the digital age.
THE MAGICIANS S5 | First on Showmax
The Magicians follows a group of New York magic students who discover a fantasy world that threatens our own. In the fifth and final season, not only is magic back, but now there is way too much of it. Julia (Stella Maeve), Alice (Olivia Taylor Dudley), Eliot (Hale Appleman), Margo (Summer Bishil), Penny (Arjun Gupta) and the rest of the gang are coping with – spoiler alert – Quentin’s tragic death while fighting to prevent the literal end of the world.
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA S1 | Mondays at 23:30
The Plot Against America is an alternate history story in which Franklin D Roosevelt loses the U.S. presidential election of 1940 to Nazi sympathiser Charles Lindbergh. What follows is the terrifying and tension-building tale of the country’s turn to fascism, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey in the build-up to World War 2.
DEADLY CLASS S1 | First on Showmax
Markus is a disillusioned teen recruited into King’s Dominion – an exclusive private school with a focus on special skills: specifically, the art of assassination and all the skills required to become the young heirs and heiresses of the world’s most prominent crime families.