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The Best Netflix Original Thriller Shows

Updated February 17, 2021 14.8k votes 2.8k voters 180.2k views92 items

List RulesOnly Netflix originals and co-productions.

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?

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

    Song Seung-heon, Go Ara

    Premiered2017

    Black (OCN, 2017) is a South Korean fantasy crime thriller television series. While chasing...  more
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  • Memories of the Alhambra2
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    Memories of the Alhambra

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    You

    Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail

    Premiered2018

    You (Lifetime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera...  more
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  • Mindhunter4
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    Mindhunter

    Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany

    Premiered2017

    Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe...  more
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  • The Stranger5
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    The Stranger

    Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran

    Premiered2020

    The Stranger (Netflix, 2020) is a British mystery thriller series based on the novel by Harlan...  more
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  • Unbelievable6
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    Unbelievable

    Toni Collette, Merritt Wever

    Premiered2019

    Unbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by Susannah Grant, Ayelet...  more
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  • The Spy7
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    The Spy

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  • Narcos8
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    Narcos

    Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura

    Premiered2015

    Narcos (Netflix, 2015) is an American drama web-television series created by Chris Brancato,...  more
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  • Money Heist9
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    Money Heist

    Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño

    Premiered2017

    Money Heist (Antena 3/Netflix, 2017) is a Spanish heist television series created by Álex...  more
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  • The Haunting of Hill House10
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    The Haunting of Hill House

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    The Haunting of Hill House is the first season of the Netflix supernatural anthology...  more
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  • V-Wars11
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    V-Wars

    Ian Somerhalder, Adrian Holmes

    Premiered2019

    V-Wars (Netflix, 2019) is a drama web television series based on the anthology. Dr. Luther...  more
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  • House of Cards12
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    House of Cards

    Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

    Premiered2013

    House of Cards (Netflix, 2013) is an American political drama television series developed by...  more
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    Bodyguard

    Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes

    Premiered2018

    Bodyguard (Netflix, 2018) is a British television political thriller drama series created by...  more
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  • Sacred Games14
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    Sacred Games

    Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Premiered2019

    Sacred Games (Netflix, 2018) is an Indian web television thriller series based on the 2006...  more
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  • Narcos: Mexico15
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    Narcos: Mexico

    Michael Peña, Diego Luna

    Premiered2018

    Narcos: Mexico (Netflix, 2018) is an American crime drama web television series created by...  more
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  • The Spy16
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    The Spy

    Noah Emmerich, Hadar Ratzon Rotem

    Premiered2019

    The Spy (Netflix, 2019) is a television miniseries written and directed by Gideon Raff. Based...  more
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  • Travelers17
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    Travelers

    Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter

    Premiered2016

    Travelers (Netflix, 2016) is a science fiction television series created by Brad Wright....  more
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  • Messiah18
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    Messiah

    Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan

    Premiered2020

    Messiah (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Michael...  more
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  • Vagabond19
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    Vagabond

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    Bad Guys: Vile City

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  • Love, Death & Robots21
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    Love, Death & Robots

    Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler

    Premiered2019

    Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A...  more
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    Occupied

    Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Selome Emnetu

    Premiered2015

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  • Hemlock Grove23
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    Hemlock Grove

    Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård

    Premiered2013

    Hemlock Grove (Netflix, 2013) is an American Netflix original horror thriller television...  more
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  • Shadow24
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    Shadow

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  • La Mante25
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    La Mante

    Carole Boquet, Fred Testot

    Premiered2017

    La Mante (TF1, 2017) is a French thriller miniseries directed by Alexandre Laurent. In Paris,...  more
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