Chernobyl beats Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad to become highest rated IMDb show


The rating puts Chernobyl ahead of cult TV shows such as Breaking Bad (9.5), Planet Earth II (9.5), Band of Brothers (9.5), Planet Earth (9.4), Game of Thrones and The Wire. Advertising

The five-episode show, written by Craig Mazin and directed Johan Renck, had a 9.6-star rating out of 10, based on 152,634 users, as of June 6. The show has earned unanimous critical praise for its handling of the story. Chernobyl is a retelling of the massive explosion of the nuclear power plant in the Ukraise on April 26, 1986 and its aftermath. The explosion released radioactive material across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine and as far as Scandinavia and western Europe, according to Variety. 0
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