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The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix  

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Here are the best mystery shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for detective shows or whodunits, this list of TV mysteries currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best mystery series to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best British dramas on NetflixSherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, is also ranked high on the current shows with great acting. Other good mystery shows on Netflix include 13 Reasons Why, The OA, Penny Dreadful, and Riverdale.

Vote up the best mystery shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. And if you like these series, be sure to check out the best mystery movies on Netflix.

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Manhunt: Unabomber is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Manhunt: Unabomber (Discovery Channel, 2017) is an American drama miniseries created by Andrew Sodroski. The series depicts the true story of the FBI's hunt for the man known as the Unabomber ...more
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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli
iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more
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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini
Bloodline (Netflix, 2015) is an American thriller–drama web television series created by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler, and Daniel Zelman. A family of adult siblings find that their past ...more
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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer
Lost Girl is a Canadian supernatural drama television series that premiered on Showcase on September 12, 2010. It follows the life of a bisexual succubus named Bo, played by Anna Silk, as she ...more
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Black is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Black
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The Society is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Gideon Adlon, Domenic Arduino, Sean Berdy
The Society (Netflix, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series created by Christopher Keyser and unofficially inspired by the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding. A group of ...more
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The Order is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer
The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. College freshman Jack Morton (Jake Manley) joins a fabled secret society and is ...more
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Haven is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour
Haven is an American/Canadian supernatural drama television series loosely based on the Stephen King novel The Colorado Kid. The show, which deals with strange events in a fictional town in ...more
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Frequency is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Frequency Peyton List, Riley Smith, Lenny Jacobson
Frequency (The CW, 2016) is a sci-fi drama series inspired by the 2000 film of the same name. In 2016, NYPD Detective Raimy Sullivan (Peyton List) discovers that she is able to speak to her ...more
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Safe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Michael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington, Audrey Fleurot
Safe (Netflix, 2018) is a television drama series created by Harlan Coben. After his teenage daughter goes missing, widowed surgeon Tom Delaney (Michael C. Hall) begins unearthing dark secrets ...more
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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron
Hemlock Grove is an American Netflix original horror thriller television series. Executive produced by Eli Roth, developed by Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman, and a production of Gaumont ...more
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The Forest is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Forest

When a teen girl disappears from a village near the Ardennes Forest, local police and a concerned teacher begin to uncover a web of unsettling secrets.

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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Priyanka Chopra, Josh Hopkins, Jake McLaughlin
Quantico (ABC, 2015) is an American television drama thriller series created by Joshua Safran. A bright FBI recruit (Priyanka Chopra) who joins the agency after graduating from the FBI Academy ...more
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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg
Ripper Street is a British TV series set in Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper. The series stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and Adam ...more
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Scream is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna
Scream (MTV, 2015) is an American anthology slasher television series developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, based on the film series. After a cyber-bullying incident serves ...more
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High Seas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Eloy Azorín, Ivana Baquero, Luis Bermejo
High Seas (Netflix, 2019), named Alta mar in Spanish, is a Spanish mystery period drama television series. Mysterious deaths on a luxurious ship traveling from Spain to Rio de Janeiro in the ...more
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The Sniffer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Sniffer
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In the Dark is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Austin Nichols, Brooke Markham, Derek Webster
In the Dark (The CW, 2019) is an American television drama series created by Corinne Kingsbury. When the police dismiss her "witness" account, a blind woman (Perry Mattfeld) sets out ...more
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Secret City is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Secret City
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The Five is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Tom Cullen, O. T. Fagbenle, Lee Ingleby
The Five (Sky1, 2016) is a British crime drama television series created by crime author Harlan Coben. 20 years after the disappearance of his brother, a lawyer (Tom Cullen) and his childhood ...more
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Requiem is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Lydia Wilson, Joel Fry, James Frecheville
Requiem (Netflix, 2018) is a six-part British television drama serial created by Kris Mrksa. An award winning cellist (Lydia Wilson) has her life turned upside down following the unexpected ...more
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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Keepers Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, Virginia Anzengruber
The Keepers (Netflix, 2017) is a seven-episode American documentary web series. It explores the unsolved murder of the nun Sister Cathy Cesnik who taught English and drama at Baltimore's ...more
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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, Brian Van Holt
Ascension (Syfy, 2014) is a Canadian/American science fiction mystery drama television miniseries created by Philip Levens and Adrian A. Cruz. A young woman's murder causes the subjects of a ...more
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Hap and Leonard is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jimmi Simpson
Hap and Leonard (Sundance, 2016) is an TV drama series adapted from Joe R. Lansdale's series of novels of the same name. In 1980s East Texas, Hap Collins (James Purefoy) is a white working class ...more
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Helix is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé
Helix is an American science fiction thriller-drama television series that premiered on Syfy on January 10, 2014. The series follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and ...more