films The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime  

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Mystery movies and thriller movies are often one and the same. This list collects the best mystery thrillers on Amazon Prime Instant Video, as ranked by audiences who love their mysteries with a thrill and their thrillers with some mystery. All the edge-of-your-seat thrill rides and nail-biting whodunits on this list are currently available to stream at no additional cost to Amazon Prime members.

This list is designed to help you navigate the dark and twisted labyrinth of tense films on Amazon Prime Instant Video. There are so many that it can be difficult to discern between the gems and the ho-hum efforts better left in the bargain bin.

You'll find a wide range of pictures here, from classic film noirs starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall to gritty '70s crime dramas to modern actioners that will have you in suspense from start to finish. With all that, you're guaranteed to see something you love.

And you can share that love by voting up your favorite mystery thrillers below. Vote up, vote down, and be sure to add any great movies that aren't yet on the list. Just remember that they have to be available on Amazon Prime Instant Video.
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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Jackie Harden Dorsen added The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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Dressed to Kill Basil Rathbone, Patricia Morison, Nigel Bruce

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The French Connection Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre

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Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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Jackie Brown Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino

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Mud is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Mud Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Paulson

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And Then There Were None Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Barry Fitzgerald

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The Crying Game Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson

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The Girl Who Played with Fire Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest Noomi Rapace, Hans Alfredson, Lena Endre

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Dark Passage Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead

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The Perfect Host David Hyde Pierce, Helen Reddy, Nathaniel Parker

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Manhunter Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen

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Profile of a Killer Matthew Feeney, Joey Pollari, Jim Morgan

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Jack Reacher Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike

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The Hunter Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, LeVar Burton

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French Connection II Gene Hackman, Ed Lauter, Fernando Rey

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A Most Wanted Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
A Most Wanted Man Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright

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The Frozen Ground Vanessa Hudgens, Nicolas Cage, 50 Cent

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Strange Days Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown Dawn Wells, Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine

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Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

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A Study in Scarlet Anna May Wong, Reginald Owen, Alan Mowbray

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The Oxford Murders John Hurt, Elijah Wood, Anna Massey

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All Good Things Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig

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Black Magic Orson Welles, Raymond Burr, Silvana Mangano

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Smiley Keith David, Shane Dawson, Roger Bart

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The Kennel Murder Case Mary Astor, William Powell, Eugene Pallette

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Locke Tom Hardy, Andrew Scott, Ruth Wilson

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You're Next Sharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz

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Enemy Jake Gyllenhaal, Melanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon

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Internal Affairs Richard Gere, Elijah Wood, Andy Garcia

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Mr. Moto's Last Warning Peter Lorre, George Sanders, John Carradine

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Charlie Chan in the Secret Service George J. Lewis, Mantan Moreland, Sidney Toler

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Perfect Sisters Mira Sorvino, Abigail Breslin, Georgie Henley

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Mr. Wong, Detective Boris Karloff, John Hamilton, Evelyn Brent

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Mother Won Bin, Kim Min-jung, Yoon Je-moon

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Evidence of Blood Mary McDonnell, David Strathairn, Marnie McPhail

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Black Rock Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell, Katie Aselton

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Fear in the Night DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran, Jeff York

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Son of a Gun Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander, Brenton Thwaites

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The Fatal Hour Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Marjorie Reynolds

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The Employer Malcolm McDowell, Billy Zane, David Dastmalchian

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The Scarlet Clue I. Stanford Jolley, Jack Norton, Mantan Moreland

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360 Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins