The viewer doesn''t always notice the protagonist in movies and television shows, but what if he knows more than the protagonist. Among Netflix''s popular TV programs like Ozark (2017 - 2022) and the unexpected (and sometimes unscripted) reality television programs like Nailed It! (2018 -) is a group of Interactive movies and TV shows where the viewer no longer passively watches their protagonist commit decisions that the viewer would have handled differently.
In these interactive TV shows, episodes, and movies, the viewer decides what should happen next. Each decision is weighed differently, which might lead to even tougher decisions or "try again." options.
''''Trivia Quest'''' (2022 - ) - 5.6
On April 1, Netflix released the interactive trivia game Trivia Quest (2022) based on the popular 2013 mobile app Trivia Crack. In the original Trivia Crack game, players would race against each other, posing a wheel of categories and answering a set of questions based on the category. Instead of playing against an online opponent like in Trivia Crack, players in Trivia Quest are tasked with answering trivia questions to help free Willy''s from Rocky''s cages.
Each correctly answered question earns a coin. The coins form a "knowledge key" that unlocks one of the trivia figures. Each episode is focused on a topic and has both a standard mode and a difficult mode to choose from. Trivia Quest has 5.6 out of 10 on IMDb.
''''You vs. Wild'''' (2019) - 6.6
Survival films such as 127 Hours (2010), a film, which demonstrates how quickly a situation can turn for the worse when climbing on unstable surfaces, may be helpful to you to see it, and one way to do it is through The vs. Wild (2019).
Bear Grylls, a British adventurer, is given two options to his viewers. Each choice has its advantages and disadvantages, but if the viewer maintains the wrong one, You vs. Wild will have to restart from the beginning of the episode.
''''Cat Burglar'''' (2022) - 6.7
Cat Burglar (2022) has a similar animation style as the 1940s cartoon, Tom and Jerry, which tries to catch the mouse, but Jerry outsmarted Tom each time. From the start, viewers are helping Rowdy, the cat, steal a priceless painting from the museum. To steal the painting, he must overcome Peanut, the guard dog.
The viewer has to answer a set of timed trivia questions, and each time questions are different as well as situations. Rowdy successfully passes through the museum''s obstacles. Out of 419 votes on IMDb, the featurette, Cat Burglar, scored 6.7 out of 10.
6.9: ''Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal'' (2020)
Carmen Sandiego (2019) is an expert thief who worked with a group of thieves in order to prevent others from looting objects. However, in the interactive episode, Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal, the viewer will choose how Carmen (voiced by Rodriguez) will steal from the vault.
There were a number of background explanations from the start of Carmen''s decision to stay in Shanghai, although each decision is weighed by the difficulties it has caused, giving the viewer eight different endings. According to IMDb, Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not Steal scored 6.9 out of 10 based on 769 votes.
(2021): 7.0.The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You
The Last Kids on Earth (2019) is an animated TV series set on a series directed by Jack Sullivan and his friends. Together they fight zombies and deadly monsters. Not all of them want to harm them, but some want them to handle them to handle the vast and terrifying monsters.
The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse To You (2021) is a series based on the viewer''s ability to predict the characters'' next move. The episode revolves around June''s birthday. Out of 37 votes, The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse To You scored a 7.0 out of 10 on IMDb.
''Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend'' (2020) - 7.0
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend (2020) is based on the TV sitcom, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015 - 2019). Schmidt was followed on her wild adventures as she was freed from a "doomsday" underground bunker. This time, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) prepares for her wedding day.
The viewers will not only decide how Kimmy should act, but the viewer will also choose the other characters'' actions. The interactive series, which has approximately 12 different endings, has a total of 7.0 out of 10 votes.
''''Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'''' (2018) - 7.1
The TV series Black Mirror (2011-2019) demonstrates how technology can influence humanity. In 1984, Stefan Butler (Fionn Whitehead), a video game programmer, tries to develop a video game. Viewers choose from two choices. From the minuscule, such as picking a cereal for breakfast that might not have a big impact on the character, to the more difficult-hitting choices.
The interactive movie has five different endings, but some choices are a dead end. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch has scored a 7.1 out of 10 on IMDb. Netflix also included what has been involved in creating the complex interactive film.
''''Headspace: Unwind Your Mind'''' (2021) - 7.2
Viewers who wish to take a break from high-paced movies and TV shows would benefit from viewing Headspace: Unwind Your Mind (2021). Instead, questions are answered based on how the viewer feels at the moment, combined with bright colored animation and a calm voice.
Headspace: Unwind Your Mind (2021) has picked exercises or stories for the viewer based on their answers. According to 133 ratings, Headspace: Unwind Your Mind scored 7.2 out of 10. Viewers looking to gain an insight into how sleep or meditation works (without the interactive experience) can see the TV series Headspace Guide to Sleep (2021) or Headspace: Meditation (2021).
''''Battle Kitty'''' (2022- ) - 7.5
A yellow cat, named Kitty, is rescued by an Orc in Battle Kitty (2022- ), a small feisty and strong cat who embarks on adventures with Orc. After facing the Orc King, Kitty, who asked him about where he would go after leaving Orc Island, Kitty decides to travel to Battle Island.
Each quest on the island has been able to reveal more of the main story. Battle Kitty will have to defeat the monsters to become the next champion of Battle Island. Out of 70 votes, Battle Kitty has scored a 7.5 out of 10 on IMDb.
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