Best Italian Thriller TV Shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Italian Thriller TV Shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, serious, exciting, suspense, tense and suspenseful. Plot: danger, crimes, rivalry, adventure, police, murder, crime, investigation, escapades and violence. Genre: Thriller, Drama and Mystery. Country: Italy, UK and France.
Best Italian Thriller TV Shows
Best Italian Thriller TV Shows
TOP TV Shows: Killing Eve (2018), Devils (2020), Medici: Masters of Florence (2016), The Endless Game (1989), The Phantom of the Opera (1990), Gomorrah (2014), Gormiti (2018), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987), Rocco Schiavone (2016), Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008), ZeroZeroZero (2019), Sonic the Hedgehog (1993), Luna Nera (2020), Curon (2020), The Name of the Rose (2019), Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015), The Boat (1985), Don Matteo (2000), One step from heaven (2011), Winx Club (2004).

List of Best TV Shows

 8.2
 94K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: female assassin, female protagonist, psycho killer, strong female character, psychopath, crime, investigation, killings, peril, lgbt, obsession, violence ...
Place: europe, london
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 3K
Devils (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, UK
TV show
Story: After being implicated in a deadly scandal, a trader at a leading London bank fights to clear his name, but instead uncovers an intercontinental conspiracy masterminded by powerful forces operating in the shadows.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: finance, conspiracy, businessman, bank manager, money, job, coping, scandal, partners in crime, abuse of power, fired from the job, blackmail ...
Is relevant ?
Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.
Style: political thriller, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: aristocracy, wealth, politics, betrayal, secret, political unrest, rise to power, banker, ambition, bank, dead father, exile ...
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: florence italy, florence, venice, italy, tuscany
Is relevant ?
The Endless Game (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
TV show
Story: A British agent comes back from retirement after several of his former colleagues, including his former lover, are murdered. He must examine events from his own past to determine who killed them and why.
Plot: secret agents, conspiracy, secret agent, investigation, spy
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
captivating movies
15722
exciting movies
10915
crimes movies
13978
rivalry movies
12942
The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let ...
Style: serious, realistic, gothic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, gondola, phantom, tragic love, orchestral, unfulfillment, tragic hero, crimes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 32K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, mob boss, rivalry, crime, gangsters, gang war, crimes, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 95
Gormiti (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
TV show
Story: Toby, Nick, Lucas and Jessica, who in addition to the typical problems of children their age, have hidden in the kitchen of their house a secret passage that leads to the "Temple of the Elements", from where they are transported to the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: secret, adventure, super strength, fight, heroes, supernatural, supernatural power, fantasy world, children, showdown, battles, forces of nature ...
Is relevant ?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Japan, West Germany, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, UK, Italy
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and began its official run on October 1, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, talking animals, good versus evil, master warrior, superhero, mutant, invasion, ninja, turtle, heroes, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1987, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
tense movies
10601
adventure movies
7702
murder movies
18125
crime movies
5955
Rocco Schiavone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Weed smoking, foulmouthed Rocco Schiavone is an offbeat Deputy Commissioner of the State Police. For disciplinary reasons he is transferred to the Alpine town of Aosta, far from his beloved Rome. The sophisticated but cranky Roman despises the ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: exile, mastermind, workplace, workaholic, conflict, fighting crime, danger, law and order, police investigation, law enforcement, justice, police ...
Is relevant ?
Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, violence, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 20K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, drug cartel, cocaine, mafia, drugs, drug dealer, drug trade, drug dealing, drug smuggler, drug smuggling, brutality, cartel ...
Is relevant ?
Sonic the Hedgehog (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Italy, Spain, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sonic the Hedgehog is an American animated television series created by Len Janson and produced by DIC Entertainment with the partnership of Sega of America. The show is based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series and aired two seasons on ABC ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious, mad, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coyote, dragon, princess, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, outsmarting, adventure, rivalry, rescue, master villain ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 3K
Luna Nera (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 17th-century Italy, a teenager learns about her destiny among a family of witches, just as her boyfriend's father hunts her down for witchcraft.
Style: tense, captivating, surprise ending, breathtaking, enigmatic
Plot: witchcraft, witch, witch hunt, palaces castles and temples, kingdom, danger, political unrest, sex scene, violence against women, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 4K
Curon (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: When their mother mysteriously vanishes shortly after they all arrive in her hometown, teen twins discover secrets behind the village’s tranquil facade.
Style: light, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: disappearance, old mansion, flooding, fear, dark secret, supernatural, riddles and clues, legends and myths, curse, village, evil force, puzzle ...
Is relevant ?
The Name of the Rose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1327, Friar William from Baskerville, followed by the young novice Adso da Melk, reaches an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival in the abbey the two find ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, tense, entertaining
Plot: murder mystery, inquisition, abbey, medieval, monk, monastery, murder, religious fanatic, priest, fight, friendship, murder investigation ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: violence, corruption, dishonesty, undercover, justice, crimes, brutality, disorder, danger, society, murder, investigation ...
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 27K
The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, underwater, navy, ocean or sea, battles, adventure, soldier, military, submarine, underwater scene, life is a bitch, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 1K
Don Matteo (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Don Matteo is an Italian television series that has been airing since 2000 on the premier channel of Italian national television, Rai 1. Protagonist of the series is Father Matteo, a Catholic priest in a parish of the town of Gubbio, who is also ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, witty, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, priest, carabinieri, redemption, murder investigation, police investigation, crime solving, kindness, uncover truth, unconventional method, police detective ...
Time: 2000s
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
suspense movies
13231
italy movies
1505
suspenseful movies
18063
One step from heaven (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The investigations and adventures of the Forestry Corps of San Candido.
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: police, mountain village, police detective, dealing with the past, society, male female relationship, love and romance, social relations, small town life, love story, confronting the past, lifestyle ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 5K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, youth, school, friends, friendship, transformation, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, magic, teenage life ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Is relevant ?
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 400 min.
TV show
Story: After nearly 20 years in prison, Edmond Dantes escapes the fortress Chateau d'If. He returns as the Count of Monte Cristo and recognizes that his love Mercedes has married another man. Now, he is only driven by revenge on the people who falsely ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure, betrayal, millionaire, false accusation, aristocracy, conspiracy, convict, adventure, haunted by the past, mysterious character, dishonesty, henchman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille, marseille provence
Is relevant ?
Detective Conan (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan, Italy, UK, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a world famous mystery writer, Jimmy Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective. He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, riddles and clues, private detective, murder, who done it, prodigy, partners against crime, fighting crime, mystery, danger, rivalry, high school ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 3K
The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, crime, police investigation, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, southern italy ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
realistic movies
28213
mafia movies
1275
police movies
7780
rough movies
8202
CrimeTube SouthTyrol (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: When Karl, a young monk, comes to Bolzano after a robbery, he only reminisces about the events of the previous night. Ambitious journalist Chiara, sensing a new story, and Erich, the commissioner investigating the case, meet in the hospital room. ...
Plot: monk, criminal, hospital, network, police, police commissioner, pipe, crime, case, crimes
Is relevant ?
The Secret of Seagull Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 216 min.
TV show
Story: Italian miniseries.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: stalker, police, kidnapping, serial killer, maniac, corpse, suicide, murder, blonde, mystery killer, blindness, dark secret ...
Place: rome italy, italy
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 946
The Octopus 3 (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
Story: Part 1 - GOOD AND EVIL - After the mafia killed his family, and a number of people who trusted him, Cattani sees a couple of criminals condemned to light sentences only. A DEA team brings him back from the mountain retreat with good monks, to the ...
Is relevant ?
The Octopus 4 (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 600 min.
TV show
Story: A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and Corrado has lived alone in a place when he can be guarded 24/7. A ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 972
Get Backers (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Italy, UK, Mexico, USA, Spain
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: They're the Get Backers, and they live by a simple motto: If it was taken, we'll get it back. Their success rate is 100%. They may have no luck with money, but they always come through on a job, no matter how small. Ban and Ginji are no ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, danger, supernatural ability, escapades, superhuman powers, juvenile delinquency, fight, magic, teenage boy, attack, super strength ...
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists