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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. If you like these shows, check out the best thrillers on Netflix.

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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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V-Wars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai
V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder), enters a world of horror when a virus is released in ice melting due to ...more

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Messiah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan, Mehdi Dehbi
Messiah (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Michael Petroni. The world reacts to a man in the Middle East claiming to be the Messiah.

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Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
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 the late '70s and early '80s, the series revolves around two FBI ...more

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Unbelievable is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Kaitlyn Dever
Unbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by director Susannah Grant. Based on a true story, the eight-episode limited series follows Marie (Kaitlyn Dever), a teenager ...more

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Wild District is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Juan Pablo Raba, Cristina Umaña, Camila Sodi
Wild District (Netflix, 2018), in Spanish "Distrito Salvaje", is a Colombian action television drama created by Cristian Conti. The series tells the story of Jhon Jeiver (Juan Pablo ...more
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Bad Guys: Vile City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Bad Guys: Vile City
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Shadow
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The Spy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
The Spy
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Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Vagabond
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The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas
The Haunting (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural horror television series created by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. The first season, The Haunting of Hill House, ...more

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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
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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Sacred Games is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Sacred Games 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) 15 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 Lies Within is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
The Lies Within
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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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Money Heist is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Designated Survivor: 60 ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Ji Jin-hee, Heo Jun-ho, Kang Han-na
Designated Survivor: 60 Days (Netflix, 2019) is a Korean political conspiracy drama television series, based on the American series Designated Survivor. When the National Assembly suffers a ...more

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Girl From Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Girl From Nowhere
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The A List is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Lisa Ambalavanar, Ellie Duckles, Rosie Dwyer
The A List (BBC 2018) is a British thriller television series. Mia (Lisa Ambalavanar) arrives at an idyllic summer camp expecting to be Queen Bee, but the "holiday of a lifetime" turns ...more
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The Order is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer
The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen. College freshman Jack Morton (Jake Manley) joins a fabled secret society and is ...more

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The OA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows
The OA 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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Dark is listed (or ranked) 25 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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