Best Thriller TV shows – page 4

 8.3
 6K
Suskunlar (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Suskunlar, is a Turkish television drama series based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of Sleepers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, buddies, rivalry, friendship, murder, death, lawyer, graphic violence, friends, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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 7.7
 45K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, changing the past or future, epidemic, time machine, sent to the past, existence paradox, plague, virus, survival, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 46K
Outer Banks (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they'll never forget.
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good, intellectual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, group of friends, wild ride, adventurer, treasure hunter, search for father, teenager, illegal drugs, drugs, best friend, friendship ...
Place: north carolina
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 8.3
 35K
Columbo (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all ...
Style: clever, captivating, cynical, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mind game, murder investigation, crime investigation, murder, crime solving, riddles and clues, police protagonist, basset hound, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.8
 60K
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, neo noir, captivating, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fairy, fantasy world, monster, interspecies romance, racism, family secret, love triangle, politician, sorceress, police detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 7.4
 76K
Locke & Key (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, atmospheric
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: magic, supernatural, small town, supernatural power, puzzle, siblings, family bonds, good versus evil, family, murder, demon, love ...
Place: massachusetts
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 7.6
 61K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, time traveler, destiny, supernatural, foreknowledge, dreams, special agents, uncover truth, a vision, direction and purpose, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, near future, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.6
 380K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, computers and web, fighting the system, split personality, secret society, computer hacker, hacking, psychotherapy, rebellion, introvert, crimes, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 45K
Castle Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, small town, investigation, murder, paranormal phenomena, violence, crimes, lawyer, interracial adoption, mysticism, supernatural power, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, maine
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 7.1
 750
The Hunt (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The unsolved case of two girls who disappeared from the Pyrenee town of Monteperdido five years ago is reopened when one of them reappears.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, child in peril, death, life is a bitch, fear, disappearance, chase, mysterious disappearance, disorder, uncover truth, social problems ...
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 8.7
 11K
The Bureau (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Within the DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), a department called the Office Of Legends (BDL) forms and remote pilot the most important agents of the French intelligence services: Clandestine. Immersion in hostile country, their ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, undercover agent, espionage, secret service, terrorism, investigation, characters in danger, national security, mission, secret identity, obsession, military ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: paris france, syria, israel, iran, middle east ...
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 8.5
 27K
Ethos (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of unique characters from dramatically different socio-cultural backgrounds meeting in startling circumstances in the vibrant and colorful city of Istanbul, - some by chance and some by force of will.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: city, confrontation, social problems, cultural difference, society, culture clash, social differences, chance meeting, social relations, cross cultural relations, suicide, rape ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rape, surrogate mother, sexism, slavery, infertility, tyranny, totalitarianism, violence against women, violence, protest, distopia, torture ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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The Terminal List (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Navy SEAL Commander James Reece turns to vengeance as he investigates the mysterious forces behind the murder of his entire platoon. Free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons he’s learned from nearly two decades of ...
Plot: criminal, mental health, political conspiracy, government conspiracy, vengeance, war veteran, strength, officer, memories, heroes, mission, stripper ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 8.5
 149K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, space opera, investigation, alien life-form, space station, space exploration, society, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
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 8.5
 299K
Ozark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, crimes, family relations, rivalry, murder, violence, teenage girl, survival, law enforcement, cheating wife, organized crime ...
Place: mexico, missouri, chicago illinois
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 8.4
 185K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorist, government agency, secret service, special agents, political conspiracy, race against time, double agent, assassination of president, assassination attempt, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.4
 98K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, kgb, double life, undercover, secret agents, top secret, mole, working undercover, fbi, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr
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 8.2
 24K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
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, cartel, mafia, cocaine, drug dealer, drug dealing, drug trade, drug smuggler, drug smuggling, drugs, brutality ...
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 8.2
 18K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, tense, slasher
Plot: isis, terrorist, hijab, terrorism, islamic terrorism, islam, suicide bomber, rape, intelligence agency, muslim, police, female protagonist ...
Place: syria, middle east, sweden, eastern europe
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 8.3
 96K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, life turned upside down, society, missing person, chaos, haunted by the past, apocalypse, small town sheriff, miraculous event, chief of police, worldwide chaos, belief ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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 7.6
 239K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, supernatural, save the world, super powers, time travel, teleportation, heroic mission, stopped time, good versus evil, psychic, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.9
 17K
FBI (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: fbi, federal bureau of investigation, fbi agent, female detective, police detective, investigation, police investigation, crime solving, partners against crime, fighting crime, special agents, homicide detective ...
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 7.4
 2K
The Assets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 1985 serves as the backdrop to the final showdown of the Cold War when Sandy and her partner Jeanne Vertefeuille vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames. Sandy is in a race against time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, political
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, communism, secret agents, kgb, political intrigue, investigation, double agent, state affairs, treason ...
Time: 80s, 1880s
Place: usa, russia, ussr
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 8.0
 21K
Trapped (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a ferry carrying 300 passengers from Denmark pulls into an Icelandic town’s small port, heavy snow begins to fall. The ferry can’t leave until the storm passes and the main road into town is impassable. A mutilated and dismembered body washes ...
Style: neo noir, scenic, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: murder investigation, winter, small town, murder, police officer, police, coastal town, storm, ex wife, crimes, snowstorm, police investigation ...
Place: iceland
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 8.2
 9K
Exit (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Exit are based on the true stories of four men in their mid-30s who all made became multi millionaires before the age of thirty an. Attempting to escape from their obligations, expectations and families, they employ drugs, prostitutes, and their ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: finance, drug abuse, narcissism, marriage, rivalry, businessman, investor, friends, society, love, erection, sex party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oslo norway
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Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, semi serious, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, strong female character, private detective, super powers, investigation, strong female lead, supernatural power, lawyer, violence, mind control, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 2K
Arde Madrid (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Madrid, 1961. Ana Mari is single, lame, Francoist and instructor of the Sección Femenina. By order of the dictator Franco, she must go to work as a maid to Ava Gardner's house and spy on her, pretending to be married to Manolo, a hustler who ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: spy, pretense, spy mission, female spy, chambermaid, housekeeper, posing as husband and wife, relationship problems, espionage, glamour, movie business, franco regime (francoism) ...
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.4
 623
Aim High (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A web series centered around a high school student with a double life as a teenage spy.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: double life, teenager, high school, spy, secret agents, youth, working undercover, heroes, social relations, young heroes, undercover, top secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 28K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, cold case, murder, policewoman, police investigation, who done it, murderer, intelligence agency, rape, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, eastern europe, sweden ...
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