7 best Hulu miniseries to binge-watch this weekend

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Hulu has a ton of miniseries that are worthy binge-watching complete a weekend. It moreover conscionable added a caller 1 to its roster — A Murder astatine nan End of nan World — though you tin only watch nan first 2 episodes of that peculiar miniseries.

But nan 7 connected this list? You tin watch these constricted bid successful their entirety, and each are doable complete nan people of a Saturday and Sunday. Some you could moreover do successful conscionable a day, for illustration Catch-22, a acheronian drama astir World War II, which takes little than six hours to complete.

So if you’re looking for a measurement to termination immoderate clip this weekend, we’ve sewage you covered pinch this curated action of nan awesome constricted bid nan celebrated streaming work has to offer. Here are our picks for nan 7 Hulu miniseries you should binge-watch this weekend.


 This Hulu miniseries whitethorn look for illustration a emblematic warfare TV bid astatine first, but this show is overmuch much astir nan absurdest drama of its contented than a axenic humanities warfare dramatization a la Band of Brothers. Based connected nan caller of nan aforesaid name, Catch-22 stars Christopher Abbott arsenic Capt. John Yossarian, a United States Army Air Forces bombardier successful World War II who tries to get retired of combat but is thrown into much missions nan much he tries to get out.

While nan Hulu miniseries doesn’t rather unrecorded up to nan legendary caller it’s based on, it’s still worthy watching. It’s besides undeniably funny and is loaded pinch acting talent. Abbott successful peculiar is fantabulous arsenic Yossarian, arsenic is George Clooney arsenic Scheisskopf, an serviceman who is promoted perpetually contempt being perchance 1 of nan worst men for nan job.

Genre: Dark comedy
Episodes: 6
Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%
Watch now connected Hulu 


Catch-22 whitethorn beryllium a acheronian comedy, but Dopesick is conscionable dark. Starring Michael Keaton arsenic Dr. Samuel Finnix, Dopesick is simply a Hulu miniseries based connected nan non-fiction book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and nan Drug Company that Addicted America, which covers nan opioid crises successful America and Purdue Pharma’s domiciled successful this disastrous section of American history.

Overall it’s an unthinkable dramatization of nan web of corruption that led to nan opioid pandemic successful America. The formed unsocial is simply a logic to watch, peculiarly Keaton’s capacity arsenic Finnix, which would spell connected to triumph a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor successful a Limited Series. Fellow formed members Will Poulter, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mare Winningham and Kaitlyn Dever would besides garner nominations for their performances, conscionable immoderate of nan 14 Emmy nominations Dopesick would receive. When it comes to uncovering an acclaimed miniseries to binge, it’s reliable to hit Dopesick.

Genre: Drama
Episodes: 8
Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%
Watch now connected Hulu 

Normal People 

If you’re looking for thing to watch pinch nan full family, Normal People is not going to beryllium for you. But if you want an incredible, relatable play astir really difficult relationships tin be, past Normal People is simply a must-watch. It’s based connected nan caller by Sally Rooney and dissimilar Catch-22, which falls a spot short of its root worldly astatine times, Normal People excels arsenic an adjustment arsenic good arsenic a melodramatic miniseries successful its ain right.

Normal People stars Daisy Edgar-Jones arsenic Marianne Sheridan and Paul Mescal arsenic Connell Waldron and follows their narration from secondary schoolhouse (high school) done assemblage successful Dublin. Their performances arsenic a mates struggling to make things activity pinch each different are susceptible and astatine times sadistic to watch (in a bully way), truthful if you determine to ration this miniseries complete a mates of viewings I won’t blasted you. But Normal People is easy 1 of nan champion miniseries you tin binge this play connected Hulu.

Genre: Romance drama
Episodes: 12
Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%
Watch now connected Hulu 

The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower tracks nan emergence of al-Qaeda and its leader Osama bin Laden successful nan years starring up to nan violent onslaught connected 9/11. It stars Jeff Daniels arsenic John O’Neill, nan caput of nan FBI’s New York Counterterrorism Center and Tahar Rahim arsenic Ali Sufan, a Muslim Lebanese-American personnel of O’Neill’s I-49 task unit who yet becomes O’Neill’s most-trusted man successful nan FBI. But The Looming Tower isn’t conscionable astir nan onslaught from al-Qaeda, it’s besides astir nan ineptitude and scheming that led to what could person been a preventable onslaught connected U.S. soil.

When I looked astatine The Looming Tower’s


I was amazed to find it truthful divisive pinch audiences and critics. I recovered it to beryllium incredibly engaging, must-watch television. The acting performances of Daniels and Rahim successful peculiar are unthinkable to watch, but nan storyline of a authorities that could not get retired of its ain measurement is arsenic enthralling. If I had to urge conscionable 1 of nan miniseries connected this database to binge this weekend, The Looming Tower conscionable mightiness beryllium it.

Genre: Historical drama
Episodes: 10
Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%
Watch now connected Hulu 


For fans of Ex Machina aliases Annihilation, head Alex Garland’s miniseries Devs is simply a must-watch. The show stars Sonoya Mizuna arsenic Lily Chan, a package technologist astatine Amaya, a fictional Silicon Valley tech company. Her world turns upside down erstwhile her fellow and coworker Sergei mysteriously dies, and she starts to see if there’s thing much sinister down his demise.

Criticisms of nan show's slow pacing are … fair, though I recovered it worked for Devs. I watched each section nan nighttime it came retired during nan pandemic and could not get enough. The psychological depths nan show explores are thought-provoking, and I recovered nan acting from nan main formed to beryllium a awesome trading point. Nick Offerman arsenic Amaya’s CEO Forest is, of course, great, but nan existent stars for maine were nan duo of Stewart (Stephen McKinley Henderson) and Lyndon (Cailee), who some activity connected nan “Devs” squad astatine Amaya that nan show takes its sanction from.

Genre: Science-fiction thriller
Episodes: 8
Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%
Watch now connected Hulu 

Mrs. America

Full disclosure, if you show maine a TV show, miniseries aliases movie is starring Cate Blanchett, I’m astir apt going to for illustration it. She’s — and this is conscionable my sentiment — nan top character of each time. And, spoiler alert, Mrs. America does thing to dissuade maine of that opinion. 

That being said, nan remainder of nan formed is besides incredible, pinch Uzo Aduba, Margo Martindale and Tracey Ullman each earning Emmy grant nominations successful summation to Blanchett for their performances arsenic Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Betty Friedan respectively. Aduba would moreover spell connected to triumph for her portrayal of Chisholm. And location are truthful galore different awesome actresses successful this Hulu miniseries that I genuinely don’t person capable abstraction to database them all.

Starring Blanchett arsenic Phyllis Schlafly, Mrs. America is simply a dramatized retelling of Schlafly’s real-life effort to extremity nan transition of nan Equal Rights Amendment, a projected U.S. Constitution amendment that was designed to guarantee adjacent ineligible authorities for each American citizens sloppy of sex. This miniseries not only sheds penetration into that conflict and nan women connected some sides of it but besides really that conflict would spell connected to style nan American governmental consciousness going forward. A binge-worthy miniseries if there’s ever been one.

Genre: Historical drama
Episodes: 9
Rotten Tomatoes score: 96%
Watch now connected Hulu 

I’m judge by this constituent you’ve noticed a shape pinch a batch of these miniseries. They’re often based connected existing root worldly (books) aliases real-life events, aliases both. They’re besides often dark. Under nan Banner of Heaven ticks each those boxes. Based connected Jon Krakauer’s acclaimed True Crime book, this Hulu miniseries is based connected nan 1984 execution of Brenda Lafferty and her babe girl Erica, who were some members of nan Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), much commonly known arsenic Mormons.

While it’s based connected real-life events, this show is very overmuch a dramatization. While it draws elements from existent life, it’s very overmuch a activity of fiction. That being said, it is an unthinkable activity of fiction, combining an enthralling procedural pinch a thought-provoking penetration into a main characteristic struggling pinch his shaken religion successful nan look of brutality. Andrew Garfield’s capacity arsenic that main character, Detective Jeb Pyre, is unthinkable and will person you fresh to binge this miniseries erstwhile nan first section rolls credits.

Genre: True crime
Episodes: 7
Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%
Watch now connected Hulu 

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