The Best Mystery Thriller Movies On Amazon Prime

Mystery movies and thriller movies are often one and the same, at least the good ones anyway. This list collects the best mystery thrillers on Amazon Prime, as ranked by audiences who love their mysteries with a thrill and their thrillers with some mystery. All the edge-of-your-seat thrilling investigations 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 murder mysyery movies on Amazon Prime 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. However, you'll only find the best thrillers on Amazon Prime here. 

You'll find a wide range of pictures, from classic film noir detective movies to gritty '70s crime dramas, and modern actioners that will have you in suspense from start to finish. With all that, you're guaranteed to see something you love. Some of the best titles on Amazon also include some British mysteries as well.

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.

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  • Knives Out
    96 votes
    • Actors: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette
    • Directed by: Rian Johnson
    The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there's one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure -- everyone in the wildly ...more

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  • Restitution Road

    Restitution Road

    375 votes

    Dina Meyer,Lea Thompson,Ed Begley Jr

  • The Vast of Night
    27 votes
    • Actors: Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer, Bruce Davis, Cheyenne Barton
    • Directed by: Andrew Patterson
    In the 1950s, two kids search for the source of a mysterious frequency that has descended on their town.

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  • The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

    The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

    46 votes
    • Actors: Paddy Constantine, Peter Capaldi, Ben Crompton, Donald Sumpter, Tom Georgeson
    • Directed by: James Hawes
    The Suspicions of Mr Whicher is a 2011 television film made by Hat Trick Productions for ITV. It stars Paddy Considine in the title role of Jack Whicher. It is based on the real-life Constance Kent ...more
  • Porches and Private Eyes

    Porches and Private Eyes

    20 votes
  • A Murder of Crows
    22 votes
    • Actors: Tom Berenger, Cuba Gooding, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz, Mark Pellegrino
    • Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
    In the wake of a career-ending scandal, disgraced lawyer Lawson Russell (Cuba Gooding Jr.) moves to Key West, Fla., where he befriends aging novelist Christopher Marlowe (Mark Pellegrino). After ...more

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