Looking for something different to watch? Here are five titles on Showmax that might have slipped under your radar:
The Rookie | Watch Now
In Los Angeles, John Nolan, a middle-aged man, becomes an LAPD officer after a divorce from his wife, Sarah. He navigates the intricacies of being the department’s oldest rookie. Follow John’s story as he starts over, building amazing relationships towards his goal of becoming a detective.
Gangs of London | Watch Now
This gritty gangster drama takes place in the heart of London, where the assassination of a crime lord leads to power struggles among international gangs. Fans of Peaky Blinders and Succession will enjoy this crime drama for its familial themes amid the crimes the characters commit.
Vampire Academy | Watch Now
Rose, a guardian, and Lisa, Moroi royalty, are two best friends from opposite ends of the food chain whose friendship is tested in this teenage vampire tale. The Dhampir, the Guardians, are to protect their Moroi vampires from the Strigoi, who are bloodthirsty vampires. The two best friends grapple with love, loyalty, danger, magic, and politics when Lisa’s family is killed in an accident and she is suddenly in line for the Moroi throne. Will their friendship survive?
Sex and The City | Watch Now
While not necessarily underrated, you might not be aware this gem is on Showmax. Follow Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte, four besties, as they navigate the Big Apple and its ever changing dating scene. The show explores the infamous New York dating scene, women who are unafraid of their desires, and female friendships. It’s bold and way ahead of its time. It’s simply iconic!
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs | Watch Now
Our last recommendation takes us to Swallow Falls, where Flint Lockwood, a quirky scientist considered a nuisance, invents a machine that causes food to rain from the sky. Hilarity ensues when it spirals out of control. This feel-good animation is available until August 31, 2023.
Expand your viewing list with these titles on Showmax. Give them a shot; you might find a new favourite.
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