Sundance Now Essentials

Decadent period pieces, intoxicating tales of forbidden romance, and dysfunctional families; Sundance Now is your home for prestige drama.

Your home for prestige drama.

Good Grief
Good Grief
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Sisters Ellie and Gwen are unprepared to run the funeral home they inherit in a small New Zealand town, but facing death every day has unforeseen benefits.

The Bureau
The Bureau
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Inspired by true events, THE BUREAU is a riveting French spy thriller that takes you into the daily lives and missions of members of the country's external security service -- France's equivalent of the CIA.

Pan Am
Pan Am
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1963, the dawn of the Jet Age. Aboard the luxury Pan Am airliner, its colorful passengers and crew travel a new world of international intrigue, romance, and excitement.

The Restaurant
The Restaurant
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This sprawling period drama chronicles decades of success, defeat, love affairs, and conflicts among the owners and staff of a family’s high-end restaurant in Stockholm.

Good Girls Revolt
Good Girls Revolt
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At the height of the ’60s cultural revolution, three young female magazine staffers struggle for equality. Their demands will upend marriages, careers, and friendships.

Playing for Keeps
Playing for Keeps
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This fresh, contemporary, and glamorous drama revolves around the titillating lives of the wives and girlfriends of renowned athletes. Your next obsession, Playing For Keeps lays bare the not-so-beautiful lives of beautiful people in a world full of lies, scandals, and possibly even murder…

The Bridge
The Bridge
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Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.

A Discovery of Witches
A Discovery of Witches
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Escape into a tale of forbidden love and ancient magic, set in a world where witches, vampires, and daemons live amongst us... hiding in plain sight. Based on the best-selling All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness.

Cleaning Up
Cleaning Up
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Moving, funny and surprising, this characterful ratings-winning drama stars BAFTA winner Sheridan Smith as a down-on-her-luck office cleaner lured into the high-risk world of insider trading.

Total Control
Total Control
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When Alex Irving, a charismatic and contradictory Indigenous woman, is thrust into the national limelight after a horrific domestic violence event, Australia’s embattled Prime Minister Rachel Anderson, sees a publicity goldmine for her party. In a bold power play, she handpicks Alex for the Senate. But Alex wants to be more than just a political stunt: she wants to make a difference. So, when the Prime Minister's cynical calculations betray her, Alex sets out for revenge that will send the political establishment into meltdown.

The Commons
The Commons
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Set in an eerily familiar future, The Commons tells the story of gifted neuropsychologist Eadie Boulay (Joanne Froggatt) who is desperate to conceive a child. Yet facing a climate crisis and a crumbling social order, the question of bringing a child into the world is a whole lot more complicated than it used to be.

Des
Des
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Starring David Tennant, Des is a true-crime drama focusing on one of the most infamous serial killers in UK history – Dennis Nilsen. Known as the ‘kindly killer’, Nilsen was a local civil servant who spent five years murdering boys and young men he met on the streets of Soho from 1978 to 1983.

One Lane Bridge
One Lane Bridge
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In this dark crime drama with a supernatural edge, a Māori detective reawakens his second sight while investigating the death of a man on a mysterious one-lane bridge.

The Suspect
The Suspect
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It was a blood bath. On July 6, 2011, Canadian beer mogul Richard Oland suffered a gruesome 45 blows to his head. His son and heir, Dennis, became the prime suspect. Dive deep into a bewildering mystery, a dark, and twisted tale much like ‘Making a Murderer’, but this time the rich kid is in the crosshairs.

Upright
Upright
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An emotionally stirring dark comedy in the vein of Flea Bag and Barry, Upright stars prolific creator Tim Minchin and newcomer Milly Alcock. Two misfits, thrown together by chance in the middle of the Australian desert, forge bonds in a quest to transport a precious piano from one side of the country to the other.

The Secrets She Keeps
The Secrets She Keeps
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An exhilarating new psychological thriller, The Secrets She Keeps follows two pregnant women whose chance encounter sets in motion a dangerous chain of events that threatens to consume them both. Both have their secrets. And both will risk everything to conceal the truth.

Sanctuary
Sanctuary
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Starring Josefin Asplund (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) & Matthew Modine (Stranger Things) Sanctuary is a suspenseful psychological thriller that deals with the defining human issues of survival, identity, trust and betrayal in a story that explores the question: Who would you become in order to survive?

Idiomatic
Idiomatic
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An urban, bilingual, left-wing couple in their thirties: Aino, who’s originally from Finnish Lapland, and Swedish-speaking Micke are forced to move to a bourgeois neighbourhood next to Micke´s wealthy parents. The change of scenery shakes up the couple´s relationship in surprising ways.

The Little Drummer Girl
The Little Drummer Girl
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In this bold adaptation of John le Carré's spy novel, a fiery and brilliant young actress (Florence Pugh), meets a mysterious stranger (Alexander Skarsgård) in Greece who draws her into a high-stakes game of international espionage.

Cheat
Cheat
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A four-part psychological thriller, Cheat sees two fiercely intelligent minds; one student, one teacher, at odds and unwilling to back down. What begins as a seemingly open and shut case of academic deception, quickly spirals into a devastating sequence of events that threaten to engulf them both.

The Cry
The Cry
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When their newborn baby goes missing in a small town in Australia, young parents Joanna and Alistair are forced to face the unthinkable.

The Split
The Split
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Divorce is only half the battle. The second season of The Split delves back into the world of a high-flying family of lawyers, where Hannah Stern is busy negotiating complex divorce cases whilst being confronted by difficulties in her own family.

No One Saw a Thing
No One Saw a Thing
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On July 10, 1981, 60 townspeople surrounded Ken Rex McElroy’s truck and shot him dead. Yet to this day, no one's claimed to have seen a thing. This gripping true crime series examines the unsolved murder of McElroy, now considered one of the most infamous acts of vigilantism in American history.

McMafia
McMafia
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McMafia journeys through a labyrinth of international criminals, money launderers, corrupt politicians and ruthless intelligence agencies.

Riviera
Riviera
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Julia Stiles returns for the third series of the sumptuous Sundance Now Original Series. A year has passed since the explosive finale of the last series, and Georgina has abandoned the cursed Riviera, leaving all its devastation and damage behind to start a new life.

State of the Union
State of the Union
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From the brilliant mind of Nick Hornby comes a series of ten ten-minute episodes about contemporary relationships. Each episode is set in a pub immediately before Tom (Chris O’Dowd) and Louise (Rosamund Pike) have their weekly marital therapy session.

Dead Lucky
Dead Lucky
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DEAD LUCKY is your next urban crime binge - starring Rachel Griffiths as Grace Gibbs; an impassioned detective hell-bent on finding her junior officer’s killer before he strikes again.