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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  • Restitution Road

    Restitution Road

    Dina Meyer,Lea Thompson,Ed Begley Jr

  • Knives Out
    • Actors: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette
    • Directed by: Rian Johnson
    • Actors: Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer, Bruce Davis, Cheyenne Barton
    • Directed by: Andrew Patterson
    • Actors: Paddy Constantine, Peter Capaldi, Ben Crompton, Donald Sumpter, Tom Georgeson
    • Directed by: James Hawes
    • Actors: Tom Berenger, Cuba Gooding, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz, Mark Pellegrino
    • Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
    • Actors: Jeremy Brett, Jenny Seagrove, Edward Hardwicke, Alf Joint, Kiran Shah
    • Directed by: Peter Hammond
  • Porches and Private Eyes

    Porches and Private Eyes

  • Mystery Road
    • Actors: Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten, Samara Weaving, Jack Thompson, Robert Mammone
    • Directed by: Ivan Sen
  • Basic
    • Actors: John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Giovanni Ribisi, Brian Van Holt
    • Directed by: John McTiernan
  • Margin Call
    • Actors: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley
    • Directed by: J.C. Chandor
  • Bone Tomahawk
    • Actors: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Richard Jenkins, Matthew Fox, Lili Simmons
    • Directed by: S. Craig Zahler
  • Casino Royale
    • Actors: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Caterina Murino
    • Directed by: Martin Campbell
  • Switchback
    • Actors: Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ted Levine
    • Directed by: Jeb Stuart
  • Coherence
    • Actors: Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Lorene Scafaria, Maury Sterling, Emily Foxler
    • Directed by: James Ward Byrkit
  • Dressed to Kill
    • Actors: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon, Frederick Worlock
    • Directed by: Roy William Neill
    • Actors: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan, Helen Vinson
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
    • Actors: Reginald Owen, Warburton Gamble, Anna May Wong, June Clyde, Alan Dinehart
    • Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
  • The Report
    • Actors: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Ted Levine, Michael C. Hall, Tim Blake Nelson
    • Directed by: Scott Z. Burns
  • Dark River
    • Actors: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Joe Dempsie
    • Directed by: Clio Barnard
  • I See You

    I See You

    • Actors: Dennis Quaid, Aimee Teegarden, Brett Cullen, Tony Oller, Devon Werkheiser
    • Directed by: Martin Guigui
      • Actors: Andy Garcia, Lena Olin, Richard Dreyfuss, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman
      • Directed by: Sidney Lumet
      • Actors: Peter Lorre, George Sanders, John Carradine, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field
      • Directed by: Norman Foster
    • Irresistible
      • Actors: Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Emily Blunt, Bud Tingwell, William McInnes
      • Directed by: Ann Turner