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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Arrival is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1996 Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-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 ...more

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And Then There Were None is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1945 And Then There Were None is a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name and is directed by René Clair. In the UK it had the title "Ten ...more

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Nightcrawler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2014 Nightcrawler is a 2014 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by Dan Gilroy in his directorial debut. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a thief who starts shooting footage of ...more

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Double Jeopardy is listed (or ranked) 6 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 for ...more

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Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 7 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 Boondock Saints is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1999 The Boondock Saints is a 1999 American crime film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who ...more

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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Solace is listed (or ranked) 10 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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The Curious Case of Benjamin B... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by David Fincher. The storyline by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord is loosely based on the 1922 short ...more

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Jungle is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Twisted is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2004 Twisted is a 2004 American thriller film written by Sarah Thorp and directed by Philip Kaufman. It stars Ashley Judd, Samuel L. Jackson and Andy García. The film is set in San Francisco,

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Shot Caller is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Spectre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2015 Spectre is a 2015 spy film directed by Sam Mendes, and the twenty-fourth film in the James Bond film series. James Bond (Daniel Craig) is pitted against the global criminal organization Spectre ...more

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The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Coherence is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Miss Sloane is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of F... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime

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Brooklyn's Finest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2009 Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American crime film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and written by Michael C. Martin. The film stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. The film was ...more

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The Whistleblower is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Hours is listed (or ranked) 22 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 Infiltrator is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Suspect Zero is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Safe House is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2012 Safe House is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. It was released on February 10, 2012, in North America by Universal ...more

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Jack Reacher 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime

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Road to Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2010 Road to Nowhere is a 2010 American romance thriller independent film directed by Monte Hellman, written by Steven Gaydos, and starring Cliff De Young, Waylon Payne, Shannyn Sossamon, Tygh ...more

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A Study in Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1933 A Study in Scarlet is a drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Reginald Owen as Sherlock Holmes and Anna May Wong as Mrs. Pyke. The title comes from Arthur Conan Doyle's novel of the ...more

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The Show Must Go On is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Show Must Go On 2010 The Show Must Go On is a science fiction thriller drama directed by Nevio Marasović.

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The Kennel Murder Case is listed (or ranked) 30 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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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1975 Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The prototypical summer blockbuster, its release is regarded as a ...more

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Citizen X is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1995 Citizen X is a 1995 biography crime drama film written by Robert Cullen and Chris Gerolmo and directed by Chris Gerolmo.

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Profile of a Killer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
Profile of a Killer 2012

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Bone Tomahawk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2015 Bone Tomahawk is a 2015 American Western horror film directed by S. Craig Zahler. Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.

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Snowden is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2016 Snowden is a 2016 biographical spy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone, based on books by Luke Harding and Anatoly Kucherena. The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the ...more

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Doomed to Die is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1940 Doomed to Die is a 1940 mystery film directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff as Mr. Wong. It is a sequel to the 1940 film, The Fatal Hour.

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher 2011 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 ...more

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The Death and Life of Bobby Z is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z, also known as Bobby Z and Let's Kill Bobby Z, is a 2007 American/German action film, directed by John Herzfeld, and starring Paul Walker, Laurence Fishburne, ...more

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The Loved Ones is listed (or ranked) 39 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.

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Mr. Moto's Last Warning is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1939 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.

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Mr. Wong, Detective is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1938 Mr. Wong, Detective is a 1938 American crime film directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff in his first appearance as Mr. Wong.

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Beastly is listed (or ranked) 42 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

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Rememory is listed (or ranked) 43 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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Young and Innocent is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1937 Young and Innocent is a 1937 British crime thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Nova Pilbeam and Derrick De Marney. Based on the 1936 novel A Shilling for Candles by Josephine ...more

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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call N... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2009 After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the process and earns a promotion to lieutenant plus an addiction to cocaine and painkillers. Six months ...more

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane 2013 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane is a 2013 tv movie written by Neil McKay and directed by Christopher Menaul.

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The Fatal Hour is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1940 The Fatal Hour is a 1940 American thriller/ crime drama film. It was directed by William Nigh, and starred Boris Karloff as Mr. Wong, Grant Withers, and Marjorie Reynolds. The film is also known ...more

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Nerve is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2016 Nerve is a 2016 American thriller film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Jeanne Ryan. The film stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, and Juliette ...more

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Fear in the Night is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
1947 Fear in the Night is a 1947 American low budget black-and-white film noir mystery film directed by Maxwell Shane and starring Paul Kelly and DeForest Kelley. It is based on the Cornell Woolrich ...more

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The Words is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime
2012 The Words is a 2012 mystery romantic drama film, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal in their directorial debut. It stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy ...more