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Best Hulu Originals: 21 Shows & Movies to Stream Now

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Our library of Hulu Originals is growing every month, which probably makes you thrilled and overwhelmed simultaneously.

We get it, committing to a movie or new show is kind of a big deal. That’s why we’re breaking down the top Hulu series and most popular movies to help you decide on your next binge with no regrets.

Let’s get started.

Best Hulu Original Movies

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You know that movie your friend was talking about— the one you said you would “add to your list” but never did (because there actually is no list)? It was probably one of these. Check out some of our most-streamed Hulu Original movies, like the Golden Globe®-nominated film Palm Springs, the heart-racing thriller Run, the popular Christmas movie Happiest Season, and more.

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Best Hulu Original Series

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When you can’t decide on a new series to start, sometimes it’s best to look to the experts for inspiration. Check out Hulu Originals that were critically acclaimed for their compelling storylines and outstanding performances, including Golden Globe®-nominees like Ramy, Normal People, and The Great, streaming now.

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Hulu Drama Shows Based on Books

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We like to think that we have a flair for the dramatic. Check out some of our most popular Hulu Original dramas, all of which happen to be based on books, like the 2021 Emmy®-nominated series The Handmaid’s Tale, the horror-drama Castle Rock (based on the works of Stephen King—consider yourself warned), the binge-worthy limited series Little Fires Everywhere, and more.

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Popular Hulu Comedy Shows

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If you’re in the mood for a good laugh, these Hulu Original comedies won’t disappoint. Discover some of the most popular Hulu comedy series streaming now, like Solar Opposites (fans of Rick & Morty, we’re talking to you), PEN15, Letterkenny, and more

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Best Hulu Limited Series

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Sometimes starting a series with multiple seasons, such as The Handmaids Tale, is too big of a commitment. We get it…life (although we’ll leave our Handmaid’s Beginners Guide here in case you change your mind).

If you’re in the mood for an easy, breezy, great excuse to say no to plans this weekend, then check out some of the best Hulu Original limited series streaming now, like The Act, and 11.22.63.

Plus, don’t miss Nicole Kidman’s new show, the limited series Nine Perfect Strangers, premiering on Wednesday, August 18.

Top Hulu Kids Shows

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Summer vacation means lots of family time, so be sure to check out kid-approved Hulu Original shows like Animaniacs, Trolls: Trollstopia, Madagascar: A Little Wild, and more.

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Popular FX on Hulu Shows

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If you’re a fan of FX hits like Sons of Anarchy and American Horror Story, you’ve got to check out the FX Original shows streaming exclusively on Hulu, like A Teacher, American Horror Stories, and Mrs. America.

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Looking for the latest and greatest Hulu Original releases? Check out the new Hulu Originals streaming this month.

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