Netflix The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies  

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Here are the best Netflix original thriller movies currently streaming right now. Featuring sci-fi thrillers, psychological horror, and gritty crime movies, this list of Netflix thriller originals is updated with new and popular movies. What is the best Netflix original thriller movie?

The latest and newest Netflix original thriller movies feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Bella Thorne, Nat Wolff, Carla Gugino, and Robbie Amell. Must-watch Netflix original thrillers include Gerald's Game, Shimmer Lake, ARQ, and Clinical.

Vote up the best original thriller films on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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ARQ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson ARQ is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Tony Elliott. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, an engineer (Robbie Amell) attempts to save his former lover (Rachael ...more

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Shimmer Lake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Benjamin Walker, Wyatt Russell, Rainn Wilson Shimmer Lake is a 2017 American crime film directed by Oren Uziel. Told in reverse, the story follows a local sheriff (Benjamin Walker) investigating the mystery of three small town criminals ...more

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What Happened to Monday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Close What Happened to Monday is a 2017 dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Tommy Wirkola. In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical ...more

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Clinical is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Clinical Vinessa Shaw, Kevin Rahm, India Eisley Clinical is a 2017 American horror thriller directed by Alistair Legrand. Dr. Jane Mathis (Vinessa Shaw) is an expert at helping patients cope with trauma, but her own dark memories keep coming ...more

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You Get Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith You Get Me is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Brent Bonacorso. After breaking up with his perfect girlfriend (Halston Sage), Tyler (Taylor John Smith) meets sexy out-of-towner Holly ...more

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Mercy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Mercy James Wolk, Caitlin FitzGerald, Tom Lipinski Mercy is a 2016 American thriller film directed by Chris Sparling. When four estranged brothers return home to say their last goodbye to their dying mother, Grace, hidden motivations reveal ...more

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Hold the Dark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Alexander Skarsgård, Riley Keough, James Bloor Hold the Dark is a 2018 American thriller film directed by Jeremy Saulnier, based on the novel by William Giraldi. After the deaths of three children suspected to be by wolves, writer Russell ...more

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Calibre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Jack Lowden, Martin McCann, Tony Curran Calibre is a 2018 thriller film directed by Matt Palmer. Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip, but nothing could prepare them for ...more

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard, based on the manga series of the same name. Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles across a mystical notebook ...more

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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton Apostle is a 2018 period thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. When his sister is kidnapped by a religious cult, a mysterious man (Dan Stevens) travels to the remote island where he digs ...more

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Wheelman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham Wheelman is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Jeremy Rush. A getaway driver (Frank Grillo) for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who

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Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Chiara Aurelia Gerald's Game is a 2017 American survival horror film directed by Mike Flanagan, based on Stephen King's novel. While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie (Carla ...more

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Tau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more

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iBoy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
iBoy Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Jordan Bolger iBoy is a British science-fiction teen thriller film on Netflix. After an incident that embeds a piece of his cellphone in his brain, teenage boy Tom develops the ability to hear phone ...more

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Rebirth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Rebirth Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg, Nicky Whelan Rebirth is a 2016 American thriller film directed by Karl Mueller. After being persuaded by his long-lost college buddy (Adam Goldberg), a white-collar suburban father (Fran Kranz) attends a ...more

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Pandora is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Pandora Do-bin Baek, Seung-Hoon Choi, Bae Gang-Yoo Pandora is a 2016 South Korean disaster film directed by Park Jung-woo. The explosion of a nuclear power plant caused by an earthquake leads to a disaster which no one other than its workers can ...more

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Forgotten is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Forgotten Ha-Neul Kang, Mu-Yeol Kim, Seong-kun Mun Forgotten is a 2017 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Jang Hang-jun. A man loses his memory after being kidnapped for 19 days, and his younger brother is determined to seek the ...more

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The Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Marwan Kenzari, Toby Kebbell, Sasson Gabai The Angel is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Ariel Vromen, based on the nonfiction book by Uri Bar-Joseph. The true story of Ashraf Marwan (Marwan Kenzari), who was President ...more

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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Manhunt Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama, Stephy Qi Manhunt is a 2017 police thriller film directed by John Woo, based on the Japanese novel Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o Watare by Juko Nishimura. Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a ...more

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Iris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
In The Shadow of Iris Romain Duris, Jalil Lespert, Hélène Barbry Iris, also known as In the Shadow of Iris, is a 2016 French thriller drama film directed by Jalil Lespert. When the wife of a rich banker (Jalil Lespert) disappears in the middle of Paris, ...more

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6 Days is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
6 Days Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell

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The Most Assassinated Woman in... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Anna Mouglalis, Niels Schneider, Eric Godon The Most Assassinated Woman in the World is a 2018 French mystery thriller film directed by Franck Ribière. Grand Guignol Theatre in Paris has the leading lady Paula Max (Anna Mouglalis), ...more

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The Night Comes for Us is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle The Night Comes for Us is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. A former triad enforcer (Joe Taslim) must protect a young girl while trying to escape his former gang, setting ...more

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Cam is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters Cam is a 2018 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Daniel Goldhaber. A young camgirl (Madeline Brewer) discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an ...more

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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
The Open House Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Sharif Atkins The Open House is a 2018 American horror film directed by Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote. A teenager (Dylan Minnette) and his mother (Piercey Dalton) find themselves besieged by threatening forces ...more

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Lucid Dream is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Lucid Dream Kyung-gu Sol, Soo Go, Hye-jeong Kang Lucid Dream is a 2017 South Korean science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Kim Joon-sung. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, an investigative journalist uses lucid ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more