Best Thriller TV shows – page 2

 8.0
 242K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.4
 135K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, crimes, talented, partners, murder, law enforcement, cruelty, tough law enforcer, forensics, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
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 8.3
 338K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: espionage, cia, terrorism, spy, investigation, top secret, terrorist, surveillance, government agency, counter terrorism, bipolar disorder, cia agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, langley virginia, usa, iraq, america ...
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 8.4
 434K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, monster, demon, supernatural ability, ghost, good versus evil, paranormal, killings, paranormal phenomena, peril, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1958, 90s, 70s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 572 min.
TV show
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: scary, enigmatic, emotional, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural ability, supernatural horror, mysterious past, supernatural, sibling relationship, family in danger, addiction, lesbian, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Place: usa
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, murder investigation, crime investigation, police detective, kidnapping, murder, police, female detective, federal bureau of investigation, fbi, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: tense, captivating, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: law and order, sex crime, police detective, sexual abuse, police, partners against crime, police officer, crimes, lawyer, law enforcement, fighting crime, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 8.5
 39K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: policewoman, crimes, police investigation, kidnapping, investigator, police, rape, police protagonist, drug dealer, police station, loss of daughter, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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 8.2
 115K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psycho killer, female protagonist, female assassin, lgbt, psychopath, investigation, strong female character, killings, peril, violence, odd couple, hitman ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe
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 8.4
 100K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, sheriff, female nudity, tough heroes, organized crime, crimes, thief, small town, sexual activity, cons and scams, small town life, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 8.8
 525K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, twists and turns, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, distopia, computers and web, social decay, society, satire, dark humor, media satire, technology, media, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 37K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, victim, police detective, sergeant, arrest, partners, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, 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, enigmatic, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: lucid dream, psychopath, mental illness, soul transference, sociopath, single mother, friendship, supernatural, employer employee relationship, drugs, body swapping, mental disorder ...
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 8.2
 463K
Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, hostage situation, bank robbery, professor, master criminal, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, thief, strategy, stockholm syndrome ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: whodunit, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, murder, who done it, murder investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, multiple suspects, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
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 7.3
 73K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fbi, puzzle, memory loss, investigation, strong female character, terrorist, killings, tattoo, amnesia, secret organization, fbi agent, martial arts ...
Place: new york
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 8.7
 363K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, mysterious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, investigation, missing child, mysterious past, small town, disappearance, cave, alternate dimension, time portal, changing the future ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, year 2019, year 1953, 80s ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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Law & Order: Organized Crime (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Elliot Stabler returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. Stabler journeys to find absolution and rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city’s most powerful ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: organized crime, law and order, police, crime investigation, police procedural, suspect, police investigation, partners against crime, forensics, workplace situations, coworker, crime solving ...
Place: new york
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 7.7
 80K
The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: mysterious, scary, exciting, sad, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, investigation, police investigation, mysticism, small town, murder mystery, private detective, child murder, falsely accused, poltergeist, mysterious event ...
Place: usa, georgia, new york
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, whodunit, isolation, murder, suspicion, justice, death, investigation, survival, accusation, bully comeuppance ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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 8.5
 66K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: surreal, mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: small town life, small town, surrealism, supernatural, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, interdimensional travel, good versus evil, evil spirit, special agents, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, washington d.c.
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 7.9
 26K
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, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: overprotective parent, treatment, pretense, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, deception, true crime, fake illness, murder of mother, manipulation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015
Place: usa
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 8.9
 554K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, investigation, murderer, crimes, partners, partners against crime, murder, drinking problem, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, california, usa
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 8.7
 1.1M
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, monster, small town, telekinesis, super powers, supernatural power, government conspiracy, experiment, friendship, parallel world, parallel universe, boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century, future
Place: indiana, usa, ussr
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Tell Me a Story (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Tell Me a Story takes the world's most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.
Style: fairy tale, disturbing, suspense, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: loss, greed, revenge, love, new yorker, heist, fear, crimes, murder, male teacher female student affair, supernatural, young adult ...
Place: new york
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 7.5
 8K
Harrow (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a dark secret from this past threatens to be exposed, unorthodox and brilliant medical examiner, Doctor Daniel Harrow, must use all his forensic skills to keep it buried forever.
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: medical examiner, doctor, forensics, murder, expert, complex characters, bodies, murderer, crimes, family relations, corpse, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, future
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 8.3
 136K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, stylized, rough ...
Plot: family business, british empire, murder, incest overtones, brother sister incest, witchcraft, dark secret, adventurer, inheritance, investigation, conspiracy, blackmail ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, united kingdom, africa, london, usa ...
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 6.5
 106K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, trapped, small town, life turned upside down, small town life, mystery, isolation, teenage girl, society, human existence, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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 7.3
 3K
The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mental illness, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, psychosis, human nature, uncover truth, brutality, good versus evil, life is a bitch ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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 7.7
 10K
Cardinal (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective John Cardinal attempts to uncover the mystery of what happened to the missing 13-year-old girl whose body is discovered in the shaft-head of an abandoned mine. At the same time, he comes under investigation by his new partner, Lise ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, tense
Plot: homicide detective, serial killer, murder investigation, psychopath, murder mystery, police investigation, partners in crime, police corruption, police detective, psycho killer, sadist, depression ...
Time: future
Place: canada, ontario canada
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