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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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  • The Vast of Night is a 2020 retro-science fiction film directed by Andrew Patterson. In the twilight of the 1950s, a young switchboard operator (Sierra McCormick) and charismatic radio DJ (Jake ...more
  • Mystery Road is a 2013 Australian crime film written and directed by Ivan Sen. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Restitution Road
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    Restitution Road

    Dina Meyer,Lea Thompson,Ed Begley Jr

  • Porches and Private Eyes
    7

    Porches and Private Eyes

  • When an analyst uncovers information that could ruin them all, the key players (Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany) at an investment firm take extreme measures to control the damage.
  • After his son is kidnapped by a notorious serial killer, FBI agent Frank LaCrosse (Dennis Quaid) travels to Amarillo, Texas, where he believes the murderer is in hiding. Although officially taken off ...more
  • Basic
    11
    During a special operations training mission in Panama, four U.S. soldiers are killed mysteriously, and their leader, Sgt. Nathan West (Samuel L. Jackson), goes missing. A military investigator, ...more
  • In the Old West, a sheriff (Kurt Russell), his deputy (Richard Jenkins), a gunslinger (Matthew Fox),and a cowboy (Patrick Wilson) embark on a mission to rescue three people from a savage group of ...more
  • After receiving a license to kill, British Secret Service agent James Bond (Daniel Craig) heads to Madagascar, where he uncovers a link to Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), a man who finances terrorist ...more
  • Sonia (Ksenia Rappoport) and ex-cop Guido (Filippo Timi) experience a whirlwind romance after a speed-dating event. While in the countryside, where Guido works at a villa, the couple are ambushed in ...more
  • Coherence
    15
    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 Fantastic ...more
  • New attorney Sean Casey (Andy Garcia), a former policeman, has been unexpectedly tapped to prosecute a case against drug dealer Jordan Washington (Shiek Mahmud-Bey). Washington's lawyer, Sam Vigoda ...more
  • The Report is a 2019 American drama film directed by Scott Z. Burns. Senate staffer Daniel Jones (Adam Driver) is assigned the daunting task of leading an investigation into the CIA’s Detention and ...more
  • Socially awkward, ace pilot Subaru Ichinose, strives to protect Earth from annihilation.
  • Dark River is a 2017 British drama film directed by Clio Barnard, loosely based on the novel Trespass by Rose Tremain. Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home ...more
  • Everyone assumes dog-show competitor Archer Coe (Robert Barrat) committed suicide -- except for intrepid detective Philo Vance (William Powell). As Vance investigates, he turns up evidence of foul ...more
  • Holmes and Watson hunt for three music boxes containing directions to the whereabouts of six valuable engraving plates stolen from the Bank of England. They find themselves in competition with ...more
  • I See You
    22

    I See You

  • Mr. Moto’s Last Warning is the sixth in a series of eight films starring Peter Lorre as Mr. Moto. The film is an original story featuring the character created by John P. Marquand.
  • Interference
    24

    Interference

  • Factory owner Simon Dayton (John Hamilton) visits the office of private detective James Lee Wong (Boris Karloff) in San Francisco's Chinatown, claiming to be in danger. When Dayton is murdered, ...more