Best Thriller TV Shows of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Thriller TV Shows of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological and disturbing. Plot: crimes, murder, supernatural, violence, murder investigation, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, murderer and fight. Genre: Thriller, Drama and Mystery. Country: USA, UK and Japan.
Best Thriller TV Shows of 2021
Best Thriller TV Shows of 2021
TOP TV Shows: Invincible (2021), Behind Her Eyes (2021), The Serpent (2021), THEM (2021), Cruel Summer (2021), American Horror Stories (2021), The Mosquito Coast (2021), Dota: Dragon's Blood (2021), Tell Me Your Secrets (2021), Clarice (2021), The Nevers (2021), Made For Love (2021), Debris (2021), Coyote (2021), Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. (2021), Bloodlands (2021), Lisey's Story (2021), The Equalizer (2021), Yasuke (2021), Beyond Evil (2021).

List of Best TV Shows

 8.7
 80K
Invincible (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the American Comic Book of the same name by Robert Kirkman
Style: adult animation, exciting, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: invulnerability, superhero, super villain, teen superhero, secret identity, teenager, supernatural power, super strength, heroes, warrior, tough guy, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 298 min.
TV show
Story: A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, psychological thriller, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, single mother, friendship, mental illness, secret, supernatural, love affair, lucid dream, mysticism, mental disorder, solitude, blackmail ...
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 7.6
 34K
The Serpent (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, tourist, manhunt, danger, crimes, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, incompetent official, murder, private investigation, corrupt official ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, india, bangkok thailand, nepal, paris france
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 7.3
 14K
THEM (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A limited anthology series that explores terror in America.
Style: suspense, captivating, mystical, anthology
Plot: mysticism, survival horror, fight, social relations, supernatural, social problems, social issues, black man, supernatural horror, black people, struggle for survival, survival ...
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 7.5
 6K
Cruel Summer (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: summer, kidnapped woman, small town, disappearance, social relations, unsolved mystery, abduction, small town life, mysterious disappearance, mystery, teenager, teenagers ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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American Horror Stories (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.
Style: anthology, scary, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, death, fear, supernatural power, danger, threat, creature, psycho killer, insanity, evil ...
Place: usa
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The Mosquito Coast (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Allie Fox—a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist—uproots his family for a dangerous quest through Mexico to flee the U.S. government and find safety.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: family, migration, on the run, runaway, parents and children, confronting the past, showdown, dysfunctional family, fugitives, haunted by the past, past coming back to haunt, fight ...
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Dota: Dragon's Blood (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After encounters with a dragon and a princess on her own mission, a Dragon Knight becomes embroiled in events larger than he could have ever imagined.
Style: entertaining, captivating, bloody
Plot: knight, netflix, dragon, magician, warrior, sword, adventure, magic, elf, violence, fantasy world, cult ...
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Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A complex thriller revolving around three characters, each with troubling pasts clouding their intersecting motives: Emma is a young woman who once loved a dangerous killer, John is a former serial predator desperate for redemption, and a grieving ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: victim, mysterious past, troubled past, missing daughter, dark past, secret past, haunted by the past, mystery, tragic past, criminal, relationship problems, past coming back to haunt ...
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 6.5
 7K
Clarice (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, mystical, captivating
Plot: crime investigation, fbi, paranormal investigation, agent, investigation, fbi agent, murder investigation, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, private investigation, troubled past ...
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 7.4
 16K
The Nevers (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, tense
Plot: victorian england, magical girl, showdown, strong female lead, supernatural power, supernatural, fight, team, women, battles, magician, magic ...
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Made For Love (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty-something Hazel Green tries to escape a suffocating marriage — until she realizes her tech billionaire husband has implanted a revolutionary tracking device, the Made for Love, in her brain.
Style: humorous, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, technology, hi-tech, on the run, relationship problems, nanotechnology, runaway, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, fleeing, unhappy marriage, humour ...
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 6.5
 7K
Debris (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two federal agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.
Style: captivating, futuristic
Plot: cia agent, alien encounter, alien, alien space craft, alien technology, government coverup, government conspiracy, investigation, alien contact, paranormal phenomena, alien race, teamwork ...
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 6.8
 2K
Coyote (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Ben Clemens, who after 32 years as a border patrol agent is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of the United States. Now exposed to life on the other side of the wall, Ben will start to question ...
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, serious
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, showdown, crimes, love, society, fighting crime, drug dealing, machismo, love interest, good versus evil, law enforcement ...
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Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. has long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world. But after years of setbacks and failures fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, M.O.D.O.K. has run his evil organization A.I.M. into the ground. ...
Style: adult animation, captivating, entertaining, humorous, sitcom
Plot: super villain, megalomaniac, adult humor, control, male protagonist, superhero, cyborgs, egoist, villain, organized crime, absurd humor, master villain ...
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 6.5
 3K
Bloodlands (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, police, terrorist, policewoman, female terrorist, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, violence, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, northern ireland
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Lisey's Story (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 401 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: stephen king, grief, widow, dark past, tragic past, haunted by the past, murder investigation, life is a bitch, investigation, past coming back to haunt, confronting the past, writing ...
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The Equalizer (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: villain, double life, vengeance, heroes, violence, deadly, crimes, death, undercover, fighting crime, family relations, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.2
 4K
Yasuke (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, mecha, brutal
Plot: samurai, magic, legend, warrior, sword, struggle for survival, legendary hero, legends and myths, protector, ninja warrior, showdown, battles ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, africa
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 8.2
 1K
Beyond Evil (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A serial murder case takes place in the small, peaceful city. The case is the same serial murder case that took place 20 years ago and changed Lee Dong-Sik’s life. The two detectives work to catch the killer.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, secret, police, murder, serial murder, investigation, murder case, cold case, murder investigation, murder mystery, crimes, fighting crime ...
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 7.1
 8K
Katla (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Iceland
TV show
Story: A year after a subglacial volcano erupts, mysterious elements from prehistoric times emerge from the melting ice, bringing unforeseen consequences.
Style: mysterious
Plot: volcano, volcanic eruption, disease, outburst, city, cold, small town, snow, ice, mountain, woman wearing a gas mask
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Chucky (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After a vintage Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets. Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies — and allies — ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: doll, killer doll, evil doll, violence, chase, murder, gory, child in peril, vengeance, parents and children, death, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Who Killed Sara? (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister's murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime's real culprit.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: revenge, murderer, death of sister, criminal's revenge, hidden truth, loss of sibling, dark secret, criminal, murder, vendetta, murder investigation, family secret ...
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 7.0
 5K
50M2 (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Seeking to uncover the truth about his past, a henchman betrays someone close to him and assumes a new identity in a small Istanbul neighborhood.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: hitman, abandoned hotel, murderer, new identity, criminal, killer, stolen identity, mistaken identity, hidden identity, organized crime, disorder, on the lam ...
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The Boarding School: Las Cumbres (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: In an inaccessible place between the mountains and isolated from the world, a school is located next to an old monastery. The students are rebellious and problematic young people who live under the strict and severe discipline imposed by the center ...
Style: captivating, tense, mystical, suspense
Plot: school, threat, troubled youth, reform school, school bully, boarding school, dark secret, troubled past, problem child, supernatural, teenager, high school life ...
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 8.8
 2K
Mouse (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological thriller
Plot: investigation, psychopath, serial murder, crime scene, psycho killer, murder investigation, murder, serial killer, police officer, homicide detective, dna testing, crimes ...
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 6.5
 7K
Sky Rojo (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 31 min.
TV show
Story: On the run from their pimp and his henchmen, three women embark on a wild and crazy journey in search of freedom.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: prostitute, runaway, money, criminal, freedom, fugitives, escapades, on the run, escape attempt, troubled past, women, gang ...
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Wonder Egg Priority (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ai, a young girl with shut-in tendencies, who tries not to interact with others. She keeps one of her eyes hidden behind her hair. One day, she happens to stop by a deserted arcade, where she meets "Acca." Spinning the gacha at their ...
Style: psychological, surreal, captivating
Plot: alternate reality, friendship, bullying, slice of life, suicide, young girl, school, tragic past, adventure, life, moral dilemma, choice ...
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Invisible City (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An underground world is inhabited by mythical creatures evolved from a deep lineage of Brazilian folklore. One detective who finds himself caught in a murder investigation that puts him in the middle of a battle between these two worlds.
Plot: folklore, fight, mythical creature, magical creature, escapades, murder investigation, showdown, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, homicide detective, creature, investigation ...
Place: rio de janeiro
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 8.7
 782
ODDTAXI (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: This town should look familiar, but suddenly, it's not. The taxi driver Odokawa lives a very mundane life. He has no family, doesn't really hang out with others, and he's an oddball who is narrow-minded and doesn't talk much. The ...
Plot: anthropomorphism, taxi, social media, twin brothers, slice of life, hippopotamus, talk radio, high school friend, walrus, taxi driver, boar, identical twins ...
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