50 best Netflix crime shows to watch right now

OZARK - Jason Bateman and Julia Garner - Credit: STEVE DIETL/NETFLIX
OZARK - Jason Bateman and Julia Garner - Credit: STEVE DIETL/NETFLIX /
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Netflix Crime Shows: Ozark

Release Year: 2017

Created by Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams

Starring Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sophia Hublitz, Julia Garner, Skylar Gaertner, Jordana Spiro, Esai Morales, Peter Mullan, Jason Butler Harner

One of the best on Netflix is Ozark. The Netflix Original series stars Jason Bateman as a Chicago-based financial advisor who finds himself in a world of trouble when he and his associates get into some trouble with the head of a drug cartel.

With Bateman’s character Marty Byrd facing certain death, he comes up with an ingenious plan to get the cartel their money but first, he must relocate to the Ozarks in Missouri where he will begin his money-laundering operation in the middle of a community that has no idea what he’s about to do. And yet, Marty Byrd has no idea what he’s getting himself and his family into in the Ozarks where there is a criminal element he has to contend with.

Season 2 came out in August of 2018 and it was even better than the first season. It’s a perfect slow burn that combines the criminal underworld with politics and I couldn’t get enough of it.

Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore is one of my favorite characters on TV right now.

Ozark season 3 premiered in March 2020, and the show has been renewed for a fourth season and final season on Netflix.