In this post, we’ve compiled the Top 5 Spanish TV Series to Watch on Netflix to help complement your language learning. Whether you’re into crime dramas, thrillers or comedies, there is always a great Spanish Language television series or film waiting on Netflix.
Watching TV series and films can help you learn Spanish faster! Watching with the subtitles can help reinforce your language learning and grow your vocabulary of the language. It is also an excellent opportunity to learn conversational phrases and pronunciations.
Most content on streaming platforms is both subtitled and captioned in various languages. Whilst subtitles are standard for a language translation of the dialogue, captions also include things like speaker differentiation and description of sound effects.
So whether you’re new to learning Spanish, or are just looking to binge-watch some great series, here are our top 5 Spanish TV series to watch on Netflix right now:
1. La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) – 5 Seasons
International Emmy award winning series starring Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte and Itziar Ituño.
First up on our Top 5 is Netflix’s Money Heist (La Casa de Papel), which has grown to become one of the most popular series on the platform, boasting over 65 million viewers in 2020. The series follows The Professor and his team as they attempt to perform two heists at the Royal Mint of Spain and the Bank of Spain. This fast-paced and highly addictive Spanish series is guaranteed to get you hooked.
Did you know? La Casa de Papel in English means “The House of Paper”.
2. Élite (Elite) – 4 Seasons
Teen drama series starring Itzan Escamilla, Miguel Bernardeau and Danna Paola.
Second on our list is Elite. The series is an extremely popular Spanish teen thriller drama, set in a top private school. Elite follows three working-class teens who are awarded a scholarship and their relationships with their wealthy classmates. Therefore, Elite is a must-add programme to your watch list.
3. La Casa de las Flores (The House of Flowers) – 3 Seasons
Comedy series starring Cecilia Suárez, Aislinn Derbez and Darío Yazbek.
The House of Flowers is a Mexican black comedy series. The series follows the upper-class De la Mora family and their prestigious floristry shop and a struggling cabaret. More importantly, Cecilia Suárez won Best Actress for her performance as Paulina at the 2019 and 2020 Platino Awards.
4. ¿Quién mató a Sara? (Who Killed Sara?) – 2 Seasons
Imagen Award nominated crime series starring Manolo Cardona, Ginés García Millán and Carolina Miranda.
In this critically acclaimed Mexican thriller series, fans follow Álex Guzmán, a man wrongly convicted for the murder of his sister, as he tries to find out who really killed Sara. That said, this series is a must-watch for all mystery lovers.
5. Las Chicas del Cable (Cable Girls) – 6 Seasons
Period drama starring Blanca Suárez, Yon González and Ana Fernández.
Netflix’s Cable Girls is set in the 1920s Madrid. It follows four women at the National Telephone Company, as they manage friendship, romance and the modern workplace. In summary, the top series has won awards at the Ondas Awards, Platino Awards and the GLAAD Media Awards.
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