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The Best Mystery Movies On Netflix

Updated March 9, 2021 504 votes 860 voters 57.4k 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 well-known, good mystery 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 murder mystery movies on Netflix.

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    Burning

    Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun

    Released2018

    Directed byLee Chang-dong

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    The Invitation

    Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard

    Released2015

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

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    Murder Mystery

    Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2019

    Directed byKyle Newacheck

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    The Invisible Guest

    Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

    Released2016

    Directed byOriol Paulo

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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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    Shimmer Lake

    Benjamin Walker, Wyatt Russell

    Released2017

    Directed byOren Uziel

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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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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch

    Released2011

    Directed byTomas Alfredson

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    Lost Girls

    Thomasin McKenzie, Dean Winters

    Released2020

    Directed byLiz Garbus

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    Fractured

    Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe

    Released2019

    Directed byBrad Anderson

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    Anon

    Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2018

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

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    Secret in Their Eyes

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman

    Released2015

    Directed byBilly Ray

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    Beneath the Leaves

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    Headwinds

    Audrey Tautou, Lubna Azabal

    Released2011

    Directed byJalil Lespert

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    The Drowning

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    Double Jeopardy

    Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1999

    Directed byBruce Beresford

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    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg

    Released1984

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

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    The Silence

    Ulrich Thomsen, Burghart Klaußner

    Released2010

    Directed byBaran Odar

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1989

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch

    Released2016

    Directed byAndré Øvredal

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    Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

    Jeff Garlin, Natasha Lyonne

    Directed byJeff Garlin