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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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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movi... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Aaron Paul, Charles Baker
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is a 2019 drama film directed by Vince Gilligan, based on the television series Breaking Bad. Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) pursues freedom after escaping from his ...more
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Secret Obsession is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Brenda Song, Mike Vogel, Dennis Haysbert
Secret Obsession is a 2019 Amerian drama thriller directed by Peter Sullivan.
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The Ritual is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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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1922 is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Shimmer Lake is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 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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Fractured is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe, Stephen Tobolowsky
Fractured is a 2019 American thriller film directed by Brad Anderson. After his daughter breaks her arm while on a family road trip, Ray rushes her to the hospital along with his wife, once they ...more
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Apostle is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Rattlesnake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi, Emma Greenwell
Rattlesnake is a 2019 American crime drama mystery film directed by Zak Hilditch. A single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help from a strange woman after her daughter is bitten by a
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The Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
The Babysitter 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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In the Tall Grass is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira, Harrison Gilbertson
In the Tall Grass is an upcoming 2019 American horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali, based on the novella of the same name by Stephen King and Joe Hill. A brother and sister run into a field ...more
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ARQ is listed (or ranked) 16 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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The Perfection is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
The Perfection
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Burn Out is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Burn Out
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The Outsider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Rory Cochrane
The Outsider is a 2018 American action thriller crime drama film directed by Martin Zandvliet. When a captive American soldier (Jared Leto) is set free with the help of his Yakuza cellmate, he ...more
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 20 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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I Am Mother is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
I Am Mother
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Clinical is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Hold the Dark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Movies
Alexander SkarsgÄrd, 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) 24 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) 25 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