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All Apple TV+ Shows and Movies, Ranked by Tomatometer
Updated June 1, 2021
Apple’s streaming service launched in November 2019 with a suite of buzzy, high-profile shows, including The Morning Show with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, Jason Momoa in sci-fi series See, and Hailee Steinfeld as the titular poet in Dickinson.
Since then, the company has offered critically-acclaimed series, including the feel-good sports comedy Ted Lasso, animated musical series Central Park, and the story of intrepid kid journalist Home Before Dark. Recent films include Sofia Coppola’s latest outing, On the Rocks, starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, the documentary Boys State, and the Bruce Springsteen documentary Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You.
Other titles that have hit the streaming service include a new version of Steven Spielberg’s anthology series Amazing Stories; Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, created by Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Megan Ganz; Little America, from writer–executive producers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon; and docuseries Visible: Out on Television, about milestones on television for the LGBTQ movement. The latest additions include docuseries 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything and The Me You Can’t See (a.k.a. the Oprah and Prince Harry production about mental health and wellness).
But which of those series and movies have earned their spot among the best Apple TV+ offerings so far? We’ve listed the best of the best below. Films and series must have a minimum of 10 reviews to be included, and series that do not have a Tomatometer score, like Oprah’s Book Club, do not appear on the list.
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Recently Added: Docuseries 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything and The Me You Can’t See
"Central Park" is an animated musical comedy about the Tillermans, a family that lives in Central Park. Owen, the park... [More]
An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique... [More]
A gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, and starring Chris... [More]
Adjusted Score: 76.613%
Critics Consensus: Although it traffics in familiar territory, Palmer is elevated by worthy themes and a strong ensemble led by an impressive Justin Timberlake.
Former high school football star Eddie Palmer (Justin Timberlake) went from hometown hero to convicted felon, earning himself 12 years... [More]
"Losing Alice" is a thrilling cinematic journey that uses flashbacks and flash-forwards in a satisfyingly complex narrative that takes the... [More]
A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, "Little Voice" explores the universal journey of finding your authentic... [More]
Adjusted Score: 81.552%
Critics Consensus: The Banker's timid approach to dramatizing its fact-based story is often outweighed by the trio of strong performances at its core.
Inspired by true events, "The Banker" centers on revolutionary businessmen Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) and Joe Morris (Samuel L. Jackson),... [More]
Adjusted Score: 88.609%
Critics Consensus: Greyhound's characters aren't as robust as its action sequences, but this fast-paced World War II thriller benefits from its efficiently economical approach.
In the early days of WWII, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by captain Ernest Krause (Hanks) in... [More]
A dramatic mystery series inspired by the reporting of young investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak, and directed and executive produced by... [More]
Following a tragedy that has caused a rift in their marriage, the Turners hire a nanny, who soon finds that... [More]
'For All Mankind' presents an aspirational world where NASA astronauts, engineers and their families find themselves in the center of... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97.525%
Critics Consensus: On the Rocks isn't as potent as its top-shelf ingredients might suggest, but the end result still goes down easy -- and offers high proof of Bill Murray's finely aged charm.
A young New York mother faced with sudden doubts about her marriage teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to... [More]
Poet, daughter, and rebel Emily Dickinson embarks on a mission to become the world's greatest poet.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 89.656%
Critics Consensus: Supported by a powerful central performance by Geraldine Viswanathan, Hala offers an insightful look at a young woman's journey of self-discovery.
Seventeen-year-old Pakistani American teenager Hala (Geraldine Viswanathan) struggles to balance desire with her familial, cultural and religious obligations. As she... [More]
Adjusted Score: 91.012%
Critics Consensus: Informative, compassionate, and beautifully filmed, The Elephant Queen should satisfy nature documentary lovers of all ages.
The Elephant Queen is Athena, a majestic elephant matriarch, who leads her family across an unforgiving, yet cinematic natural landscape... [More]
Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in... [More]
Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry guide honest discussions about mental health and emotional well-being while opening up about their mental... [More]
"Calls" is a groundbreaking, immersive television experience based on the buzzy French series of the same name, masterfully using audio... [More]
Jason and Nikki just want a baby, but it's the one thing they can't seem to have. A fresh comedy... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94.636%
Critics Consensus: As solidly dependable as the fathers it depicts, Dads pays affectionate -- and affecting -- tribute to some of the many ways parents can make a difference.
In the documentary Dads, director Bryce Dallas Howard explores modern-day fatherhood through the anecdotes and wisdom from fathers all around... [More]
Adjusted Score: 96.786%
Critics Consensus: Here's a Beastie Boys Story they had to tell, about three bad brothers you know so well. It started way back in history -- and for new or old fans, it's a must-see.
Beastie Boys Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz tell you an intimate, personal story of their band and 40 years of... [More]
Adjusted Score: 99.636%
Critics Consensus: Startling, upsetting, and overall absorbing, Boys State strikingly depicts American political divisions -- and machinations -- taking root in the next generation.
Boys State is a political coming-of-age story, examining the health of American democracy through an unusual experiment: a thousand 17-year-old... [More]
Adjusted Score: 95.729%
Critics Consensus: Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You serves as a compelling companion piece to the album of the same name -- and a worthwhile behind-the-scenes documentary in its own right.
"Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You" captures Bruce Springsteen recording his new album "Letter To You" live with the full E... [More]
Inspired by the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, "Little America" will go beyond the headlines to look at the... [More]
"Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular... [More]
Adjusted Score: 99.308%
Critics Consensus: Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry offers an enlightening -- and sometimes uncomfortable -- look behind the scenes of a young star's ascension.
"Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry" tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global... [More]
Adjusted Score: 99.01%
Critics Consensus: Much like the cosmic debris it investigates, Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds is made up of heavy stuff -- but it lights up the screen thanks to Werner Herzog's infectious awe.
Directed by Werner Herzog & Clive Oppenheimer, FIREBALL takes us on an extraordinary journey to discover how shooting stars, meteorites... [More]
Adjusted Score: 105.524%
Critics Consensus: A mesmerizing Celtic-inspired adventure, Wolfwalkers offers an epic ethereal fantasy matched by profound philosophies and stellar voice work.
"Wolfwalkers" follows Robyn Goodfellowe, a young apprentice hunter who journeys to Ireland with her father in a time of superstition... [More]
"Visible: Out on Television" investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and... [More]
In a tumultuous era, 1971 was a year of musical innovation and rebirth fueled by the political and cultural upheaval... [More]
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