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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.

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What Happened to Monday is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Bird Box is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar
Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel by Josh Malerman. A woman (Sandra Bullock) and a pair of children are blindfolded as they make ...more
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Lucid Dream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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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The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier
The Ritual is a 2017 British horror film directed by David Bruckner, based on the novel by Adam Nevill. A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing ...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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Shimmer Lake is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Gerald's Game is listed (or ranked) 7 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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ARQ is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 9 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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The Perfection is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
The Perfection
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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
The Babysitter is a 2017 American teen horror-comedy film directed by McG. Cole (Judah Lewis) is madly in love with his babysitter Bee (Samara Weaving) until he witnesses the unthinkable.
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Clinical is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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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1922 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
1922

A farmer pens a confession admitting to his wife's murder, but her death is just the beginning of a macabre tale. Based on Stephen King's novella.

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Calibre is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Tau is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Rebirth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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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Hold the Dark is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Mercy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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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Cam is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Wheelman is listed (or ranked) 21 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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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 22 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
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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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The Open House is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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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iBoy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
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