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The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix

Updated October 9, 2020 9.7k votes 1.5k voters 86.9k views77 items

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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? 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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  • 1
    Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Sherlock

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman

    Premiered2010

    Sherlock (BBC One, 2010) is a British crime television series created by Steven Moffat and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Broadchurch

    David Tennant, Olivia Colman

    Premiered2013

    Broadchurch (ITV, 2013) is a British serial crime drama television series created by Chris... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Mindhunter

    Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany

    Premiered2017

    Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Dark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Dark

    Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci

    Premiered2017

    Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    The Sinner

    Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman

    Premiered2017

    The Sinner (USA, 2017) is an American anthology drama TV series developed by Derek Simonds,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The OA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    The OA

    Brit Marling, Emory Cohen

    Premiered2016

    The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series created by Brit... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    The Blacklist

    James Spader, Megan Boone

    Premiered2013

    The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Dexter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Dexter

    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter

    Premiered2006

    Dexter (Showtime, 2006) is an American crime drama mystery series developed by James Manos... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Criminal Minds

    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

    Premiered2005

    Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Person Of Interest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Person Of Interest

    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

    Premiered2011

    Person of Interest (CBS, 2011) is an American science fiction drama television series created... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Bates Motel

    Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore

    Premiered2013

    Bates Motel (A&E, 2013) is an American psychological horror drama television series based on... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    Hinterland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Hinterland

    Richard Harrington, Mali Harries

    Premiered2014

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    NCIS is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    NCIS

    Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly

    Premiered2003

    NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    The Haunting of Hill House

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    The Haunting of Hill House is the first season of the Netflix supernatural anthology... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    How To Get Away With Murder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    How To Get Away With Murder

    Viola Davis, Billy Brown

    Premiered2014

    How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Twin Peaks

    Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn

    Premiered1990

    Twin Peaks (ABC, 1990) is an American mystery horror drama television series created by Mark... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Penny Dreadful

    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton

    Premiered2014

    Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror drama television series created... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Bodyguard

    Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes

    Premiered2018

    Bodyguard (Netflix, 2018) is a British television political thriller drama series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    13 Reasons Why is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    13 Reasons Why

    Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford

    Premiered2017

    13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American television series based on the 2007 novel... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Manhunt

    Sam Worthington, Paul Bettany

    Premiered2017

    Manhunt (Spectrum, 2017) is an American drama miniseries created by Andrew Sodroski. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Jericho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Jericho

    Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters

    Premiered2006

    Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Riverdale

    KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart

    Premiered2017

    Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Bloodline

    Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn

    Premiered2015

    Bloodline (Netflix, 2015) is an American thriller drama web television series created by Todd... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Safe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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    Safe

    Michael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington

    Premiered2018

    Safe (Netflix, 2018) is a television drama series created by Harlan Coben. After his teenage... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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