To rack your brains, there’s nothing like a good thriller. The Netflix catalog is full of productions of the genre, here is our selection of films and series to see absolutely on the platform.
Murders, vendettas, conspiracies, tracking and psychological manipulation… The thriller is a genre that knows how to keep us in suspense. If you don’t know what to do tonight, the editorial staff offers you its selection of thriller series and films to watch on Netflix.
The series to discover on Netflix
Four families search for the truth behind the unexplained disappearance of two children in the small town of Winden. A series in which you will have to question the very notion of time, because the question is not how, where or who was killed, but when. Do not hesitate to binge-watch the three seasons already available on Netflix
A controlled work of science fiction, which will undoubtedly turn your brains around. With its sharp production and equally mastered narration, the German series has already forged a solid reputation among Netflix subscribers. If you missed it, it’s time to get started.
The daily life of a young bookseller will change the day he thinks he will meet the love of his life. Obsessed, he will start stalking her on social networks and spinning her. If you like unhealthy relationship stories, You is for you. This series brilliantly mixes the codes of romantic comedy for teens with those of psychological thrillers, and that’s why we love it.
A mother loses control and stabs a stranger to death. A sympathetic detective delves into the case to find out what made her do this. In this thriller, it is not a question of knowing who committed the crime, but of understanding the reasons which pushed the culprit to act. The atmosphere is clearly set and keeps us spellbound.
A real phenomenon when it was released, Mon Amie Adèle is the perfect example of the series that we weren’t expecting. At first rather long and agreed, the British production deploys over the episodes a clever treasure hunt which turns out to be very effective and addictive. Difficult to stop as the noose tightens on the characters and the end approaches.
The plot follows Louise, the employee of a psychology firm who falls under the spell of her boss. But the latter’s wife seems to have understood this little game, and decides to befriend the young woman.
Movies to watch on Netflix
Nick must deal with the disappearance of his wife. His marriage faltering, he quickly appears as the main suspect. But as the plot unravels, secrets are revealed. This masterpiece by David Fincher is adapted from a novel by Gillian Flynn, Appearancesand boasts a rather remarkable cast, with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.
An impeccable narration and a realization with small onions, Gone Girl proudly thrones among the most remarkable films of the genre. But with David Fincher, it’s not really a surprise.
Jessie is inspired by Stephen King’s novel, while moving away somewhat from the original plot. A couple goes away for the weekend to an isolated chalet and indulges in sado-masochistic sexual games.
The husband handcuffs his wife to the bed, but suddenly has a fatal heart attack. Jessie, his wife, is plagued by her inner demons, while she is still tied to the bars of the bed.
It’s not just in front of the camera that Clint Eastwood works miracles. The actor is also a distinguished filmmaker, who does not hesitate to tackle all genres, from drama to western through thriller. Mystic River is undoubtedly his most significant work in the field. With controlled writing and elegant production, the film released in 2003 has not aged a bit, in the end a bit like the inexhaustible filmmaker.
Jimmy, Dave and Sean grew up together on the streets of Boston. Nothing seemed to be able to come to the end of their friendship, until the days when Dave was kidnapped by a stranger under the dumbfounded eyes of his friends. Years later, a new tragedy brings the three men together: Jimmy’s daughter is found dead in a ditch. The grieving father dreams of only one thing: revenge. But who is the culprit?
We have not been able to include all the films and series of the genre that are worth seeing, but we will regularly update this file. In the meantime, here are 6 bonus programs to see without delay if you haven’t already:
- Black Earth Rising
- Shutter Island
- Sixth Sense
- fight club
- Taxi Driver
- LA Confidential