Netflix 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.

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
American Horror Story Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more

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Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Mindhunter Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American drama series based on the book Mind Hunter: Inside FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in 1979, the series ...more

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Dexter Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas Dexter is an American television drama series. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life ...more

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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot Bates Motel is an American drama thriller television series developed for television by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin and Anthony Cipriano, and produced by Universal Television for the cable network ...more

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Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Broadchurch David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker Broadchurch is a British television crime drama broadcast on ITV. It was created and written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. ...more

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Killing Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell The Killing is an American crime drama television series that premiered on April 3, 2011, on AMC, based on the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. The American version was developed by Veena ...more

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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror TV series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes. The show was originally pitched to ...more

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The OA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The OA Brit Marling, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series, with science fiction, supernatural and fantasy elements. Creator Brit Marling stars as a young woman named Prairie ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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13 Reasons Why is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
13 Reasons Why Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Kate Walsh 13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American television series based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher and adapted by Brian Yorkey. Told through a series of flashbacks, the ...more

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Luther Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley Luther is a British crime drama series starring Idris Elba as the eponymous character DCI John Luther. Written by Neil Cross, the first series, comprising six one-hour long episodes, premiered ...more

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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Person Of Interest Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman Person of Interest is an American science fiction crime drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a ...more

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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Bloodline 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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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Lost Girl 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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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts criminal ...more

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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The 4400 Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Patrick John Flueger The 4400 is a science fiction TV series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network. The show was created and ...more

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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Riverdale KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Hemlock Grove 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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How to Get Away with Murder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
How To Get Away With Murder Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American drama television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five of her ...more

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Dark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Dark Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The disappearance of two young children in the German town of Winden brings light ...more

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Requiem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Requiem 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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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Ascension 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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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Midsomer Murders Suzi Quatro, John Nettles, Neil Dudgeon Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted by ...more

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Safe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Safe 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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Death in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Death in Paradise Kris Marshall, Danny John-Jules, Ben Miller Death in Paradise is a British-French lighthearted crime drama television series created by Robert Thorogood, initially starring Ben Miller and Sara Martins, and later starring Kris Marshall and ...more

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Manhunt: Unabomber is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Manhunt: Unabomber 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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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Pretty Little Liars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale Pretty Little Liars is an American teen drama mystery–thriller television series loosely based on the popular book series of the same title, written by Sara Shepard. The show premiered on June ...more

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn, Sherilyn Fenn Twin Peaks (Showtime, 2017) is a miniseries that follows FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) in a continuation of the original 1990 series, created by David Lynch.

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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
White Collar Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more

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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Ripper Street 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 murders. The series stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and ...more

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Wallander is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Wallander Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark Wallander is a British television series adapted from the Swedish novelist Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Kenneth Branagh as the eponymous police inspector. The first ...more

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
iZombie 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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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Quantico 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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Cold Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Cold Justice Kelly Siegler, Yolanda McClary, Alan Brown Cold Justice is a 2013 TV Program.

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Between is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Between Jennette McCurdy, Jesse Carere, Ryan Allen Between (Netflix, 2015) is a Canadian science fiction drama television series created by Michael McGowan. After a mysterious disease kills every resident over 21 years old, survivors of a town, ...more

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The Alienist is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Martina Pauken added The Alienist Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning The Alienist (TNT, 2018) is an American television period drama event series created by Cary Fukunaga, based on the novel by Caleb Carr. When a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has ...more

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Frequency is listed (or ranked) 40 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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Hinterland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Hinterland Richard Harrington, Mali Harries, Alex Harries Y Gwyll, titled Hinterland in the English-language version (S4C, 2013), is a Welsh noir police detective drama series created by Ed Talfan and Ed Thomas. Troubled Detective Chief Inspector Tom ...more

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River is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
River Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Adeel Akhtar River (BBC One, 2015) is a six-part British television drama series created by Abi Morgan. A brilliant police inspector (Stellan Skarsgard) searches for his colleague's murderer, while being ...more

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Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Aftermath Dong-jun Kim, Geun-Hyeong Kim, Joo-ah Seon Aftermath (Netflix, 2014) is a supernatural crime-drama series based on the webtoon by Kim Sun Kwon. Quiet teenager Yong Ahn-dae (Dong-jun Kim) becomes an unlikely hero after a near-fatal ...more

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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Keepers The Keepers (2017, Netflix) 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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The Frankenstein Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Frankenstein Chronicles Sean Bean, Tom Ward, Richie Campbell The Frankenstein Chronicles (A&E, 2015) is a British television period crime drama series created by Benjamin Ross and Barry Langford, and a re-imagining of Mary Shelley's 1818 novel. ...more

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Slasher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Slasher Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers Slasher (Chiller, 2016) is a Canadian television horror anthology series created by Aaron Martin. A young woman (Katie McGrath) returns to the small town where her parents were murdered, only to ...more

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Helix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Helix 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

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Haven 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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Father Brown is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Father Brown Father Brown is a British television period drama which began airing on BBC One on 14 January 2013. It features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime-solving Roman Catholic priest. The series is ...more

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The Five is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
The Five 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