Harlan Coben is a famous American writer who writes mystery and thriller novels. He has written thirty-three novels out of which fourteen of his books were to be created as series for Netflix. All his mystery novels are ranked no 1 in New York Times bestseller books. Let us rank the Harlan Coben series based on their ratings. let’s know more about Harlan Coben Best Series Ranked.
All the novels are world-famous mystery novels and most of his novels contain an element where any one of the characters is kidnapped or disappeared in the story. The television series has made the novels seen in reality. All his novels and tv series were a huge hits and the best seller.
All the movies were directed by different directors. It has a total of eight episodes each. These Harlan Coben series have received positive comments and reviews from the audience. We can rank his television series based on their IMDB ratings and views. We have ranked the Top 10 Harlan Coben Best television series.
The Innocent (2021)
It is a Spanish series directed by Oriol Paulo based on Harlan Coben’s book. This series has received 7.8 ratings on IMDB, the highest rating among all other series inspired by Harlan Coben’s book. The Innocent was released on 30 April 2021. All the episodes were released on the same day. It is based on the life of Mateo Vidal who is arrested for homicide and put in jail. After his release, he visits his wife and reunites with her, and lives a better life. But one day he gets a call from his wife’s number, and she is gone missing. His past acts follow him and he suffers again. The scenes and the thrilling effects of this series have made it more popular among the viewers.
The Five (2016)
It is a British crime thriller directed by Mark Tonderai and inspired by the novel of Harlan Cobey. This Five has received a 7.5 IMDB rating, the second-highest among the other series of Harlan Coben. It first aired on 15 April and concluded on 13 May 2016 with 10 episodes each running for almost 60 minutes. It tells the story of a lost boy whose DNA was found at a crime scene after 20 years. The characters Mark, Danny, Slade, Pru, and Jesse are seen in this series. -The crime elements and the twists in this series have made its viewers enjoy this part.
The Stranger (2020)
It is a British thriller directed by Daniel O’Hara and Hannah Quinn. This series has received 7.3 ratings from IMDB. The first episode and the last episode aired on 30 January 2020 with a total of eight episodes with a screen time of 51 minutes. It is a story of Adam Price and his wife Corinne Price. A strange woman appears in their life, and their whole life takes a U-turn, and Adam Price’s life revolves around his wife’s disappearance. The whole story takes place in and around Manchester. The storyline of this series has made the viewers eager to know whether Jesse will return or not.
It is again a British thriller crime drama written by Danny Brocklehurst, Mick Ford, Alex Ganley, and Karla Crome. Safe is also an inspiration for Harlan Coben’s novel. IMDB has given this series a 7.2-star rating. It streamed on Netflix from 10 May 2018 with eight episodes each running for a maximum of 47 minutes. In this story, we can see the struggle of a father who tries to cope with his teenage daughters who are facing a hard time after their mother’s death. In his search for his daughter, he finds a web of secrets and tries to unfold them.
No Second Chance (2015)
It is a French thriller directed by François Velle and inspired by Harlan Coben’s novel of the same name. This is another series that has an IMBD rating of more than 7 which is 7.1 which is a great rating. So, this series stands next in Harlan Coben’s television series. No second chance was released on October 15, 2015, in France with 6 episodes each running for almost 45 to 50 minutes. In this series our protagonist Alice Lambert, a doctor is injured and her husband is killed and her child is missing. When she complains about it she does not get the proper response so she starts her pursuit to find her daughter. The independent mother in this series has inspired a lot of viewers, and her longing to know where her daughter is is the reason for the hit of this series.
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Stay Close (2021)
It is a British mystery drama series directed by Daniel O’Hara that is an inspiration for Harlan Coben’s novel of the same name. Stay Close was released on December 31, 2021, with eight episodes that have a screen time of a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 53 minutes. IMDB has given this series a 6.9-star rating. Stay Close portrays the life of Megan Pierce and other characters who live a peaceful life until a strange incident from her past haunts her present and all their lives end up bitter. The viewers have praised the screenplay of this series and it was a good, successful story.
The Woods (2020)
It is a Polish mystery and crime thriller series that was inspired by the book of Harlan Coben a mystery novel writer. Leszek Dawid and Bartosz Konopka directed the series. It was released on 12 June 2020 with six episodes each running for almost 56 minutes. This series has a star rating of 6.6 on IMDB. It is a crime series where the protagonist Warsaw prosecutor Pawel Kopinski finds a murder that was linked to a murder case in August 1994. He finds it suspicious and gets into it because it is also related to his sister’s missing case. The effects in this series have made the fans sit in their seat corner to know the next scene in the series. This was one of the series that was made originally for Netflix.
Just One Look (2017)
It is a French crime thriller mini-series directed by Ludovic Colbeau-Justin. Just One Look is also a remake of the novel by Harlan Coben. The IMDB has rated this series with a 6.4-star rating. It was released on 2 June 2017 with six episodes of running time of 50 minutes each. Eva Beaufils’s life is discussed in this series. Her life changes after viewing her old photograph. After her husband goes missing, she is very stubborn to find him at any cost. She crosses many hurdles to order to find him. The journey of this woman has made the viewers more excited and it is the reason for its success.
Gone for Good (2021)
It is a French television mini-series directed by David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro. Gone for Good is an inspiration for Harlan Coben’s mystery novel. It has a 6.3-star rating on IMDB. Gone for Good was released on 13 August 2021 with five episodes of running time of 54 minutes. It is about the life of a young man who loves Judith. She disappears one day and, in his pursuit, to find his girlfriend he finds that she has a family and he does not know anything about his girlfriend. This series depicts the passionate love of a young man who goes to any extent to find his girlfriend. But later he comes to know that all his efforts ended in vain because she is not the girl that he knows. The twists and turns in this series made it successful.
Hold Tight (2022)
It is a polish television series directed by Michal Gazda and Bartosz Konopka; inspired by the novel of Harlan Coben by the same name. Hold Tight has an IMDB star rating of 6.2. Hold Tight was released on April 22, 2022, with a total of six episodes each running for 42 minutes maximum. It is a mystery story about a woman trying to find her lost son. She comes to know that her son is hiding something from her but later he goes missing and she finds that there is something mysterious between him and his friends. This is yet again a female-centric series that was inspired by the novel of Harlan Coben.
Where Can We Watch Harlan Coben’s Best Series
All the Harlan Coben series are available on Netflix. Some of the series are specially made for Netflix originals. All these series are hit worldwide and it is enjoyed by the viewers. Some of the scenes are available on YouTube and it is also available on Amazon Prime for us to binge-watch.
It is a great set of series and I would recommend the mystery thriller fans to watch this series. Most of this series is also female-oriented and it covers all the genres like love, betrayal, crime, mystery, familial life, parenthood, friendship, etc. Let us wait for the other noels to be remade into television series.
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