Thrillers The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows  

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Here are the best Netflix original thriller shows currently streaming right now. Featuring murder mysteries, psychological thrillers, and crime noir, this list of Netflix thriller originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original thriller series?

The latest and newest Netflix original thriller shows feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Carey Mulligan, Jason Bateman, Bill Skarsgard, and Krysten Ritter. Must-watch Netflix original thrillers include Bloodline, Ozark, Black Mirror, and Collateral.  

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

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Black is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Song Seung-heon, Go Ara, Lee El
Black (OCN, 2017) is a 2017 fantasy-thriller South Korean television series. While chasing his runaway partner, a grim reaper uncovers truth about a set of unsolved murders and also falls in ...more
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Memories of the Alhambra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Memories of the Alhambra
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The Fall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
The Fall is a BBC drama television series set in Northern Ireland and created, written and, in its second series, directed by Allan Cubitt. The series stars Gillian Anderson as Superintendent ...more
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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz
Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial planner Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) must suddenly relocate his family (Laura Linney) from Chicago to a ...more
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Sacred Games is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte
Sacred Games (Netflix, 2018) is an Indian web television thriller series based on the 2006 novel by Vikram Chandra. Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) is a troubled police officer in Mumbai who ...more
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Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes, Gina McKee
Bodyguard (Netflix, 2018) is a British television political thriller drama series created by Jed Mercurio. Police Sergeant David Budd (Richard Madden), a heroic British Army war-veteran ...more
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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The story of five siblings who ...more
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82 292
Money Heist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño, Álvaro Morte
Money Heist (Antena 3, 2017) is a Spanish heist television series created by Álex Pina. A group of very peculiar robbers assault the Factory of Moneda and Timbre to carry out the most ...more
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The OA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
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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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear
Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more
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Dark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
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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Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Kingdom
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What/If is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Renée Zellweger, Dave Annable, Juan Castano
What/If (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Mike Kelley. Each season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally consequential source material ...more
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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
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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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto
Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the ...more
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Chambers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn
Chambers (Netflix, 2019) is a supernatural television series created by Leah Rachel. A young heart attack survivor begins taking on the characteristics of the heart donor that saved their life — ...more
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Black Spot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Black Spot

A police chief and an eccentric new prosecutor investigate a string of grisly crimes and eerie phenomena in an isolated town at the edge of a forest.

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New ...more
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The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann
The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander ...more
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Gypsy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson
Gypsy is a television drama series created by Lisa Rubin for Netflix. Naomi Watts plays a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’
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Marcella is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Anna Friel, Nicholas Pinnock, Ray Panthaki
Marcella is a British crime noir detective series produced, written and directed by Hans Rosenfeldt. Former London detective Marcella Backland is devastated when her husband leaves her and their ...more
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Glitch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth, Genevieve O'Reilly
Glitch (ABC, 2015) is an Australian paranormal television program directed by Emma Freeman. When seven people inexplicably rise from the dead in perfect health, a small town policeman (Patrick ...more
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Seven Seconds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Clare-Hope Ashitey, Beau Knapp, Regina King
Seven Seconds (Netflix, 2018) is an American crime drama television series developed by Veena Sud, based on the Russian film The Major. Tensions run high between African American citizens and ...more
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High Seas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Eloy Azorín, Ivana Baquero, Luis Bermejo
High Seas (Netflix, 2019), named Alta mar in Spanish, is a Spanish mystery period drama television series. Mysterious deaths on a luxurious ship traveling from Spain to Rio de Janeiro in the ...more
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Black Summer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Jaime King
Black Summer (Netflix, 2019) is an American television zombie apocalypse drama series, created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, and a companion prequel series to Z Nation. When a mother (Jaime ...more