Mysteries 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, 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. However, you'll only find the best thrillers on Amazon Prime here. 

You'll find a wide range of pictures, 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. Some of the best titles one Amazon right now include Dressed to Kill, ArrivalSpectre, and Primal Fear, among many others.

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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Restitution Road is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
alexandermovies added Restitution Road

Dina Meyer,Lea Thompson,Ed Begley Jr

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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1996
Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense attorney ...more

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Double Jeopardy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1999
Double Jeopardy is a 1999 American mystery-thriller film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is about a woman who is framed.

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Arrival is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2016
Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, based on the short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy ...more

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Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1946
Dressed to Kill, also known as Prelude to Murder and Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Code, is the last of fourteen films starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor

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The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1996
The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas set in Africa at the end of the 19th century. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and the ...more

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The Boondock Saints is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1999
The Boondock Saints is a 1999 American film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become ...more

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Jungle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2017
Jungle is a 2017 Australian biographical survival drama film directed by Greg McLean. An adventurer (Daniel Radcliffe) joins a group during an expedition into the Bolivian jungle, only to find ...more

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Solace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2015
Solace is a 2015 American mystery thriller film directed by Afonso Poyart.The film's script was originally planned and developed as a sequel to the 1995 thriller film Se7en, but the idea was ...more

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Shot Caller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Shot Caller is a 2017 American crime thriller film directed and written by Ric Roman Waugh. The film chronicles the transformation of a well-to-do family man (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) into a ...more

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Miss Sloane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2016
Miss Sloane is a 2016 French-American political thriller film directed by John Madden. In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought ...more

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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2012
The Woman in Black is a 2012 British horror film directed by James Watkins and written by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill's novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. ...more

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Coherence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2013
Coherence is a 2013 American-British science fiction thriller film directed by James Ward Byrkit in his directorial debut. The film had its world debut on September 19, 2013 at the Austin ...more

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The Whistleblower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2010
The Whistleblower is a biographical film, drama and thriller directed by Larysa Kondracki.

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The Infiltrator is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Infiltrator is a 2016 American crime drama film directed by Brad Furman and written by Ellen Brown Furman. The film is based on the autobiography of the same name by Robert Mazur, a U.S. ...more

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Hours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2013
Hours is a 2013 American thriller film directed and written by Eric Heisserer. The film stars Paul Walker, Génesis Rodríguez, TJ Hassan, Nick Gomez, and Judd Lormand. The film ...more

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Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of F... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime

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Profile of a Killer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Profile of a Killer 2012

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Suspect Zero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2004
Suspect Zero is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, and Carrie-Anne Moss. The film, which was produced by Tom Cruise's co-owned company ...more

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I See You is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
I See You

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The General's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The General's Daughter

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The Kennel Murder Case is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1933
The Kennel Murder Case is a 1933 American mystery film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring William Powell as Philo Vance, reprising the role for Warner Brothers after appearing as Vance in ...more

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The Whole Truth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Whole Truth 2009

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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2018
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall is a 2017 American mystery drama film directed and co-written by Shawn Christensen. After writing a generation defining book that makes him world famous, a young ...more

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The Loved Ones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2009
The Loved Ones is a 2009 Australian horror film written and directed by Sean Byrne and starring Xavier Samuel and Robin McLeavy.