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The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix

Updated October 28, 2020 342 votes 777 voters 54.3k views38 items

Mystery movies have come a long way since the days of drawing room resolutions. This list of the best mystery movies on Netflix has some real gems, including both well-known movies and films that you probably haven't heard of before. 

Put together a yummy plate of red herrings and dig into these whodunit movies on Netflix. It's a perfect guide since Netflix makes searching films by genre such a pain in the neck. Vote up the top mystery movies below, so this list can become the best source for whodunits on Netflix.

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    The Invitation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Invitation

    Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

    The Invitation is a 2015 American horror-thriller film directed by Karyn Kusama. While... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Murder Mystery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Murder Mystery

    Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2019

    Directed byKyle Newacheck

    Murder Mystery is a 2019 American mystery-comedy film directed by Kyle Newacheck. While en... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Agatha and the Truth of Murder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Agatha and the Truth of Murder

    Ruth Bradley, Pippa Haywood

    In a dramatized depiction of her 11-day disappearance, novelist Agatha Christie solves a real murder amid a crisis in her writing and marriage.

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    The Invisible Guest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Invisible Guest

    Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

    Released2016

    Directed byOriol Paulo

    The Invisible Guest is a 2016 Spanish mystery thriller film directed by Oriol Paulo. A Spanish... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Shimmer Lake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Shimmer Lake

    Benjamin Walker, Wyatt Russell

    Released2017

    Directed byOren Uziel

    Shimmer Lake is a 2017 American crime film directed by Oren Uziel. Told in reverse, the story... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Lavender is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Lavender

    After discovering old fractures in her skull, a photographer recovering from amnesia becomes increasingly haunted by a sinister childhood secret.

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  • 7
    Lost Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Lost Girls

    Thomasin McKenzie, Dean Winters

    Released2020

    Directed byLiz Garbus

    Lost Girls is a 2020 American drama mystery film directed by Liz Garbus. Mari Gilbert (Amy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Beneath the Leaves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Beneath the Leaves

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  • 9
    Anon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Anon

    Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2018

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    Anon is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Andrew Niccol. In a world without... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Drowning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Drowning

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  • 11
    Headwinds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Headwinds

    Audrey Tautou, Lubna Azabal

    Released2011

    Directed byJalil Lespert

    Headwinds is a 2011 French Drama & Mystery film.amazon buy button
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    The Silence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Silence

    Ulrich Thomsen, Burghart Klaußner

    Released2010

    Directed byBaran Odar

    "A bicycle found in a wheat field. A missing teenager. Is history repeating itself? 23 years... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Double Jeopardy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Double Jeopardy

    Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1999

    Directed byBruce Beresford

    Double Jeopardy is a 1999 American mystery-thriller film directed by Bruce Beresford and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom  is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix

    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 American science fiction... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple o is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg

    Released1984

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Indiana Jones and the Raiders  is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Roommate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

    The Roommate is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Christian E. Christiansen and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch

    Released2011

    Directed byTomas Alfredson

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Cru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1989

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 American adventure film directed by Steven... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Secret in Their Eyes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Secret in Their Eyes

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman

    Released2015

    Directed byBilly Ray

    Secret in Their Eyes is a 2015 American psychological thriller film directed by Billy Ray, and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Autopsy of Jane Doe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch
    The Autopsy of Jane Doe is a 2016 American horror film directed by Norwegian André Øvredal. It... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Mo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

    Jeff Garlin, Natasha Lyonne

    Directed byJeff Garlin

    Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Jeff Garlin and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Killing of a Sacred Deer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

    Directed byYorgos Lanthimos

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a 2017 psychological horror-thriller film directed by Yorgos... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Gift is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix
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    The Gift

    Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall

    Directed byJoel Edgerton

    The Gift is a 2015 American-Australian psychological horror-thriller film written,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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