Best Thriller TV Shows of 2019

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Thriller TV Shows of 2019" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric and twists and turns. Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, danger, police investigation, uncover truth, escapades, police detective, friendship and violence. Genre: Thriller, Drama and Crime. Country: USA, UK and Canada.
Best Thriller TV Shows of 2019
Best Thriller TV Shows of 2019
TOP TV Shows: Chernobyl (2019), Cheat (2019), Traitors (2019), Gold Digger (2019), The Act (2019), Servant (2019), WHAT / IF (2019), City on a Hill (2019), The Capture (2019), Carnival Row (2019), Giri/Haji (2019), Prodigal Son (2019), MotherFatherSon (2019), Baptiste (2019), The Society (2019), Too Old to Die Young (2019), Reprisal (2019), Evil (2019), Project Blue Book (2019), Jett (2019).

List of Best TV Shows

 9.4
 596K
Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, dark, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear holocaust, nuclear explosion, nuclear threat, nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor, scientist, post nuclear, save the day, rescue mission, accident ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, chernobyl, ukraine, soviet union, russia ...
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 6.7
 3K
Cheat (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity so when final year student Rose, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But there’s more going on than meets the eye as Rose takes ...
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, intense, suspenseful
Plot: university, academy, theft, lecture, police investigation, lie, infidelity, manipulation, dishonesty, revenge, frame up, femme fatale ...
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 6.6
 3K
Traitors (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1945 London. Feef is seduced by a rogue American spy into spying on her own country. Her task? To uncover a Russian agent in the heart of the British Government.
Plot: spy, cia agent, lovers, stockings, civil servant, bridge, women's rights, train, typewriter, cold war, female boss, member of parliament ...
Place: london
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 6.7
 3K
Gold Digger (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Gold Digger tells the story of wealthy 60 year old Julia as she falls in love with Benjamin, a man 25 years her junior. As this six part series progresses the impact their unconventional relationship has on her family is explored and the secrets of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, psychological thriller, scenic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mystery, love and romance, lie, adultery, parents and children, money, rivalry, betrayal, mental disorder, mental instability, stalker ...
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 8.0
 22K
The Act (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The ...
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, based on true events, thought provoking ...
Plot: overprotective parent, treatment, pretense, teenage life, deception, mother daughter relationship, true crime, mockery, fake illness, court, murder of mother, manipulation ...
Place: usa
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 7.5
 25K
Servant (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
Style: psychological thriller, enigmatic, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mysticism, nanny, psychological trauma, uncover truth, bereavement, tv host, religious fanatic, chef, married couple, child, parents and children, strange person ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.3
 14K
WHAT / IF (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this neo-noir thriller series, a pair of cash-strapped newlyweds accept a lucrative but morally dubious offer from a mysterious female benefactor.
Style: neo noir, anthology, disturbing, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, couple relations, neo-noir, power, marriage, sex, money, blonde, money problems, business, nothing goes right, blonde woman ...
Place: san francisco
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 7.6
 10K
City on a Hill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In early 90s Boston, an African-American District Attorney comes in from Brooklyn advocating change and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran invested in maintaining the status quo. Together they take on a family of ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, exciting
Plot: law enforcement, corruption, investigation, crimes, crime, gang, weapons, district attorney, danger, smuggling, escapades, justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: boston
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 7.8
 11K
The Capture (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, intense
Plot: ex soldier, investigation, lawyer, murder, security camera, stalking, police, capture, court, suspicion of murder, mentally unstable, evidence ...
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 7.9
 51K
Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, neo noir
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fantasy world, fairy, interspecies romance, love triangle, family secret, sorceress, monster, politician, black magic, racism ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
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 7.9
 12K
Giri/Haji (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 461 min.
TV show
Story: Soulful thriller set in Tokyo and London, exploring the butterfly effect of a single murder across two cities. A dark, witty and daring examination of morality and redemption.
Plot: yakuza, mafia, police detective, gangsters, terminal illness, cancer patient, father daughter relationship, missing brother, gang war, murder investigation, rent boy, lesbian daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, london
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 7.7
 17K
Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, brutal, psychological thriller, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder investigation, psychological trauma, profiler, serial killer, expert, repressed memory, haunted by the past, father son relationship, childhood trauma, crimes, serial murder, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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MotherFatherSon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 459 min.
TV show
Story: Max is a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. When the self-destructive lifestyle of his 30 year-old son, Caden, spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: investigation, family crisis, self made man, family relations, father son relationship, legal, journalism, wealthy family, businessman, political party, media, privilege ...
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 7.3
 6K
Baptiste (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Julien Baptiste delves into the criminal underworld of the red light district and uncovers a complex web of deceit and lies.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: criminal underworld, private detective, human trafficking, murder, missing person, hitman, psychological drama, stolen money, uncle, gangsters, retired cop, niece ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam, england
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 7.1
 23K
The Society (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, captivating, emotional, mysterious ...
Plot: society, small town, teenager, teenagers, murder, death, separation, survival, fantasy world, friendship, relationships, trapped ...
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Too Old to Die Young (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 758 min.
TV show
Story: The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.
Style: neo noir, art house, artsy, bloody, suspense ...
Plot: sex with a minor, vigilantism, criminal underworld, shooting, neo-noir, double life, gang war, police brutality, social satire, torture, police officer killed, hitman ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.5
 4K
Reprisal (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, bloody, disturbing
Plot: gang leader, neo-noir, revenge, gang, femme fatale, vengeance, danger, murder, crimes, violence, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 15K
Evil (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical female clinical psychologist Kristen Benoist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, psychological, macabre, twists and turns ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, psychologist, demon, spirituality, catholic priest, demonic possession, miraculous event, skepticism, supernatural power, priest, mother daughter relationship, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
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Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: based on true events, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, special agents, space and aliens, alien abduction, physicist, paranormal activity, scientific research, alien encounter, investigation, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 5K
Jett (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, dark
Plot: murder, gangster, single mother, pretending to be someone else, violence, master thief, female protagonist, gangsters, gay sex, femme fatale, escapades, crimes ...
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 7.6
 16K
Criminal: UK (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused of a grievous crime.
Style: atmospheric, anthology, contemplative, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: who done it, police, interrogation, investigation, investigator, track down, coworker, suspicion, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 2K
Temple (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Talented and successful surgeon Daniel Milton has his world shattered when his wife Beth develops a fatal degenerative disease. After conventional treatment options run out, Daniel partners with the lonely yet resourceful Lee to start a literal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough, suspense
Plot: surgeon, police investigation, criminal, underground, clinic, secret, police detective, doctor, desperation, stolen money, runaway, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london
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 7.3
 2K
Guilt (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers accidentally run over and kill an old man. Despite covering their tracks, their lives start to fall apart when neighbors and relatives of the dead man begin to have doubts about the way he died.
Plot: brother, dark humor, guilt, brother brother relationship, british humour, cancer, gangsters, gangster, money laundering, scottish accent, private detective, terminal cancer ...
Place: edinburgh scotland, scotland
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 6.9
 9K
The Widow (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: missing husband, widow, female protagonist, secrets, uncover truth, danger, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, plane crash, air disaster, fake death, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wales, congo
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Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mind game, crime, death, crime scene, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, murder, intelligence, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 6.7
 4K
Dare Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dive into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, following the fraught relationship between two best friends after a new coach arrives to bring their team to prominence.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, dark
Plot: small town, friendship, cheerleading, coming of age, cheerleader, torment, crimes, escapades, crime, danger, passion, violence ...
Place: midwest
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 6.5
 25K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, panic, death, escape, summer, chaos, blood, escapades, mother daughter relationship, army ...
Place: usa
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Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, psychological trauma, secret past, police, forest, corpse, adaptation, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
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 6.9
 3K
Traces (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the stunning Scottish landscape in and around Dundee, three compelling female characters — Emma Hedges, Prof. Sarah Gordon and Prof. Kathy Torrance — join forces to uncover the truth about an unsolved murder case that's very ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, atmospheric, neo noir
Plot: murder, lesbian relationship, police investigation, mystery, crimes, society, deadly, friendship, destiny, danger, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland
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 7.3
 6K
The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, based on true events, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, scientist, disease, fear, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., texas, virginia, cleveland ohio ...
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