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The Best Psychological Thriller TV Shows

List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best TV series.

The very best psychological thriller shows incorporate elements of suspense, drama, and intrigue to keep characters - and viewers - guessing. This list of the top psychological thrillers on television is ranked from best to worst, and it includes pictures from the shows when available. A sneaky criminal on the loose? A clever killer outwitting victims and detectives alike? Get a forensic psychologist on the case. Popular psychological thriller TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about which are the most entertaining psychological thriller shows of all time. Don't let your favorite psychological thriller television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of psychological thriller television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Examples of shows on this list include Twin Peaks, Hannibal, and other psychological TV shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best psychological thriller show of all time?" and "What are the greatest thriller shows with elements of psychology??"

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    Gillian Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Mads Mikkelsen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, John Lithgow

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    Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Amanda Righetti, Robin Tunney, Simon Baker

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    Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

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    Kevin Bacon, Maggie Grace, Jessica Stroup

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    James Spader, Megan Boone, Parminder Nagra

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    Heather Graham, Sherilyn Fenn, Lara Flynn Boyle Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos, Michelle Forbes Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Tim Roth, Jennifer Beals, Monica Raymund Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ian Somerhalder, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Tatiana Maslany, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jordan Gavaris

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    David Tennant, Olivia Colman, David Bradley

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    Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe, Amber Valletta

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    Tomokazu Seki, Mamiko Noto, Junko Takeuchi

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    Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Ryan Phillippe

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    Bradley Cooper, Julian McMahon, Sanaa Lathan

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    Grace Park, Lucy Lawless, Tricia Helfer

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    Vera Farmiga, Nicola Peltz, Freddie Highmore

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    Christopher Meloni, J.K. Simmons, Edie Falco Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Eliza Dushku, Amy Acker, Alan Tudyk Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Ayako Kawasumi, Shigeru Shiba, Ryūsuke Ōbayashi

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    Les Revenants

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    Molly Parker

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    Elijah Wood, Allison Mack, Ed Helms

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    Nana Mizuki, Mamiko Noto, Kotono Mitsuishi

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    Kandyse McClure, Chadwick Boseman, Lola Glaudini

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