Amazon Prime 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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The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Shot Caller is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Coherence is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Jungle is listed (or ranked) 6 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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The General's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The General's Daughter
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Suspect Zero is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Hours is listed (or ranked) 9 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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The Whistleblower is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of F... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Crooked House is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Crooked House is a 2017 British mystery film directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, based on Agatha Christie's novel. A spy-turned-private-detective (Max Irons) is lured by his former lover ...more
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Profile of a Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Profile of a Killer 2012
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Along Came a Spider is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2001
Along Came a Spider is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori. It is a sequel to the 1997 film Kiss the Girls. The screenplay by Marc Moss was adapted from the 1993 ...more
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The Kennel Murder Case is listed (or ranked) 16 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 Infiltrator is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...more
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The Secret Scripture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Secret Scripture is a 2017 Irish film directed by Jim Sheridan. Weaving together past and present day, Rose McNulty (Rooney Mara/Vanessa Redgrave) keeps a diary of her extended stay at a ...more
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Abandon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2002
Abandon is a 2002 American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. It was written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, starring Katie Holmes as a college student whose ...more
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Rememory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Rememory is a 2017 American drama film directed by Mark Palansky and written by Mark Palansky and Michael Vukadinovich. Following the mysterious death of a scientific pioneer who creates ...more
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The Resident is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2010
The Resident is a 2011 British thriller film directed by Antti Jokinen and starring Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Swank stars as a recently single woman who rents an apartment in New ...more
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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Citizen X is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1995
Citizen X is a 1995 biography drama film written by Robert Cullen and Chris Gerolmo and directed by Chris Gerolmo.
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Beastly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2011
Beastly is a 2011 romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel of the same name. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast and is set in modern-day New York ...more