Best Thriller TV shows – page 5

 7.5
 22K
Homecoming (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Heidi Bergman is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress, when a Department of Defense auditor ...
Style: atmospheric, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: social worker, adaptation, secrets, military service, getting home, counseling, society, corporate conspiracy, therapy, veteran, aquarium, conspiracy ...
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The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, powerful corporation, political unrest, state affairs, political intrigue, muslim, family relations, undercover, secret service, mistrust, espionage, charity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, england, israel, usa, palestinian authority ...
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 7.1
 48K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.7
 28K
Alias Grace (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A ...
Style: atmospheric, based on true events, captivating, psychological
Plot: female prisoner, psychiatrist, female assassin, immigrants, female murderer, life is a bitch, maid, murder investigation, women in society, mad woman, amnesia, memory lapse ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: canada
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 7.3
 120K
Luke Cage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, african american, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, danger, heroes, crimes, fighting crime, super powers, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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 7.1
 577
Sequestered (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A jury is sequestered in a hotel while deliberating a court case with massive implications.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, legal investigation, crimes, confined, legal, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder trial, jury, isolation, hotel, conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 43K
Carnivàle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: god or devil, prophecy, healing power, psychic, supernatural ability, dwarf, evil, good versus evil, self discovery, clergy, circus, surrealism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1934, year 1935
Place: california, usa
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 7.6
 34K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family tradition, family relations, police commissioner, chief of police, police chief, family life, law enforcement, police brutality, crimes, police detective, price of justice, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.4
 69K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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
Plot: memory loss, strong female character, fbi, puzzle, investigation, terrorist, crime, tattoo, secret organization, killings, fbi agent, martial arts ...
Place: new york
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The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand ...
Style: intellectual, serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, lawyers and clients, murder, lawsuit, revenge, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland
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Escape at Dannemora (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: The stranger-than-fiction account of a prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, which spawned a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee with whom they both became ...
Style: based on true events, melancholic, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric
Plot: prison escape, prison life, love triangle, prison guard, prison, escape, crime, prisoner, deception, crimes, love affair, escape plan ...
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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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 8.2
 85K
Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the ...
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: telepathy, supernatural power, superhuman, schizophrenia, telekinesis, memory, unreliable narrator, mutant, mental illness, mental institution, reality vs fantasy, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 33K
Law & Order (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: realistic, tense, clever, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime investigation, law and order, legal, lawyer, evidence, police, homicide detective, murder, courtroom, police investigation, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 8K
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: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, tense
Plot: homicide detective, murder investigation, serial killer, psychopath, police corruption, police investigation, murder mystery, partners in crime, police detective, depression, psycho killer, sadist ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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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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 7.5
 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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 6.7
 7K
Riviera (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After newlywed Georgina's billionaire husband Constantine is killed in a yacht explosion, she is shocked to discover the fortune and lifestyle he maintained was surrounded by violence, lies and murder. She soon must step out of her comfort zone ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, exciting, emotional, serious
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: money laundering, female nudity, murder, organized crime, blackmail, false identity, husband wife relationship, forgery, obsession, deception, secrets, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: french riviera
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 8.4
 15K
Top Boy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling and raw crime drama following a gang of drug dealers in Hackney, London - an honest and gripping rendition of inner-city drug and gang culture.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, teenage life, ambitious, leader, ambition, life is a bitch, partners in crime, social problems, society, struggle, gang war, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 5.6
 477
Penance (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie. Following the loss of their son, Rosalie and Luke find their marriage under immense strain. Maddie and Rosalie find themselves in the caring hands of Jed, a charming and charismatic young man that they encounter at bereavement counselling ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, pursuit, death of son, marital crisis, sexually frustrated woman, therapist, unhappy marriage, sexual obsession, teenage sexuality, psychological manipulation, chase, backfire ...
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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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 8.1
 54K
Manhunt (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
Style: suspense, neo noir, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, psychoanalysis, terrorist, serial killer, federal bureau of investigation, mathematics, crime investigation, fbi, manhunt, true crime, crime solving, investigation ...
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 7.8
 22K
Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, state affairs, ruler, totalitarianism, homecoming, political unrest, family relations, parents and children, exile, society, secret, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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The Flight Attendant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: fbi, stewardess, murder, flight attendant, fbi investigation, female protagonist, murder investigation, society, escapades, workplace, post traumatic stress disorder, memory loss ...
Place: new york
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 7.1
 35K
Manifest (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After landing from a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 discover five years have passed in what seemed like a few hours. As their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the ...
Style: captivating, mysterious, exciting, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: mysticism, time warp, a vision, presumed dead, starting over, airplane, passenger, lost, secrets, life & death, family relations, hallucinations ...
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, riddles and clues, murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
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 8.1
 49K
Travelers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: time traveler, time paradox, time travel, time machine, sent to the past, post apocalypse, changing the future, teamwork, undercover, police detective, legend, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
Place: north america
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 7.9
 36K
Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police partner, buddy cop, police investigation, lapd, friendship, adventure, chase, murder, crimes, family relations, police ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.5
 838
A Perfect Spy (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in his life. Rick was a raconteur, con man, thief, black ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, state affairs, mystery, government agency, undercover, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, austria, prague, czech republic
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 7.9
 41K
The Terror (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.
Style: anthology, twist ending, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: expedition, arctic, cannibalism, beast, insanity, court, leadership, delusion, rescue, violence, animal attack, monster ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century
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