Mysteries 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
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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Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker Broadchurch is a British television drama broadcast on ITV. It was created and written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. The ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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 investigations ...more

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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman Person of Interest is an American science fiction drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a former ...more

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Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American drama series based on the book written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in 1979, the series revolves around two FBI agents (Jonathan Groff and ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Suzi Quatro, John Nettles, Neil Dudgeon This 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 Anthony ...more

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13 Reasons Why is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley Luther is a British 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 on 4 ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Wallander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Death in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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) 24 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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Father Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on ABC on 24 February 2012. The series is based on author Kerry Greenwood's novels and was created ...more

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River is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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How to Get Away with Murder is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch This television show is an American drama television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five of her students become ...more

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Dark is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Safe is listed (or ranked) 30 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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Hinterland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Frequency is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Cold Justice is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 36 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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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Requiem is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Helix is listed (or ranked) 40 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

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 41 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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Scream is listed (or ranked) 42 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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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 43 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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The Keepers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
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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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 45 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 Five is listed (or ranked) 46 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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Death Comes to Pemberley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, Matthew Goode Death Comes to Pemberley is a three-part British television drama based on the best-selling P.D. James novel of the same name, a murder mystery continuation of the events of Jane Austen's Pride ...more

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Grand Hotel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Grand Hotel Amaia Salamanca, Yon González, Fele Martínez Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 ...more

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The Returned is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mystery Shows On Netflix
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Mark Pellegrino, Michelle Forbes The Returned is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Carlton Cuse as an adaptation of the French series Les Revenants, which was broadcast internationally with the title ...more

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