Best Mystery Movies on Netflix

Best Mystery Movies on Netflix

Are you searching for mysteries that are mind-bending and just waiting to blow you away with their classic whodunits? 

In a mood to exercise your puzzle-solving abilities and use your secret talent to good use? Or simply looking to be stunned with exciting mysteries and a thrilling ride? 

Well, we have good news for you. We have compiled a list of the best mystery movies on Netflix that are just waiting to awaken the curious cat in you. 

And since good mystery and action often go hand in hand, we also have a list of the best action movies on Netflix, just by the way, so you may want to check it out.  

This list is versatile and has an option for all types of viewers. For example there are straightforward murder mysteries along with sci-fi psychotic thrillers full of action and batshit crazy twists. 

In fact, some movies will even make you question your own life. So prepared to be blown away and get started on a journey of incredible mysteries. 

Hubie Halloween

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IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

Director: Steven Brill

Writer: Adam Sandler and Tim Herlihy

Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Rob Schneider, June Squibb, Kenan Thompson, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Buscemi, Maya Rudolph, Tim Meadows, Karan Brar, Paris Berelc, Noah Schnapp, China Anne McClain, Michael Chiklis

Look, Halloween is not just a season, it’s a state of mind. Now if you’re interested in watching Halloween movies that are not exactly spooky and bone-chilling, this one is something that might interest you. 

He is a mysterious deli-worker in Salem and has a child-like personality. He ends up in the middle of a mystery and is unsure how to get out of it. Now, unlike other movies, this one will give you many laugh out loud moments. 

Murder Mystery

Murder MysteryIMDb Rating: 6/10  

Director: Kyle Newacheck

Writer: James Vanderbilt

Cast: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans, Gemma Arterton, Adeel Akhtar, Terence Stamp, David Williams, David Boon, John Cani, Sufe Bradshaw.

Okay before you accuse us of only mentioning Adam Sandler movies, we want to clarify that this might be the last time we would take his name. He teamed up with Jennifer Anniston the young woman this time to take you on a thrilling journey. 

They are on a vacation and he, a cop, encounters a billionaire (serial killer) who is sneaky and not to is trusted because some mysterious deaths happened. What happens next? Well, find out!

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The Woman in the Window

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IMDb Rating: 5.7/10 

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Tracy Letts

Cast: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Fred Hechinger, Wyatt Russell, Brian Tyree Henry, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Julianne Moore

Enough with humor and light comedies, it’s time for you to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Give this movie a go because its intense and will leave you haunted for quite some time. 

A child psychologist lives alone and is separated from her husband and doesn’t meet her child. On top of that, she is also agoraphobic. And the most weird thing about her, she spies on her neighbours. Why? Well, you have to watch the movie to find that out. 

Spenser Confidential

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IMDb Rating: 6.2/10 

Director: Peter Berg

Writer: Sean O’Keefe and Brian Helgeland

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Alan Arkin, Iliza Shlesinger, Bokeem Woodbine, Marc Maron, Austin Post (Post Malone), nicole kidman

This story is adapted from a novel by Ace Spencer and is about unprecedented and unfortunate incidents that happen in a string-like manner. It’s an entertaining movie with lots of comedy and mysterious elements, something you should watch if you’re in a light-hearted mood. 

Mute

MUTE

IMDb Rating: 5.5/10

Director: Duncan Jones

Writer: Michael Robert Johnson and Duncan Jones

Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Robert Sheehan, Noel Clarke, Florence Kasumba, Dominic Monaghan, Sam Rockwell, Seynab Saleh, Robert Kazinsky

This is the second part of a movie but you can watch it without going through the first one; the best thing about the movie. Bartender Leo tries to find his girlfriend who mysteriously disappeared and is nowhere to be found. 

In the search, he ends up discovering the bitter and dark truths about his city and that leads to a road that was better unravelled. Let us tell you, the movie is incredibly violent.

Shimmer Lake

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IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Director: Oren Uziel

Writer: Oren Uziel

Cast: Benjamin Walker, Wyatt Russell, Rainn Wilson, Adam Pally, John Michael Higgins, Ron Livingston, Stephanie Sigman, and Rob Corddry

We will try not to reveal anything major about blair witch project because that will take away from the terror and beauty of this film. But you must know that it is shot in reverse and about a robbery gone wrong. 

There are three suspects and one cop who is on a quest to find out who. If this doesn’t appeal to you then you’re not cut out for mystery movies. 

Rebecca

Rebecca

IMDb Rating: 6/10 

Director: Ben Wheatley

Writer: Jane Goldman, Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse

Cast: Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd, Sam Riley, martin scorsese 

Another movie that has been adapted from a novel with the same title. It’s your go-to British romance with elements of mystery and psychological thriller. 

A whirlwind romance went wrong, you meet Rebecca following a man to the mansion of England sex worker and becoming the owner of it. However, she discovers deep, dark secrets about him that will shake her confidence and make her despise him. 

Let us tell you, the movie will not end how you expect it to. 

Enola Holmes

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IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Director: Harry Bradbeer

Writer: Jack Thorne

Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Sam Claflin, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter, Adeel Akhtar, Louis Partridge, Susie Wokoma,

This is a story about Sherlock Holmes’ sister (lost girls) of same name while he is simply a supporting character. Confused? Don’t be. 

You get to learn so much about this iconic character of the lost girls, his (sherlock holmes) life behind the persona and relationship with family. 

This is also a tale about feminism and how important it is for male individuals to support their female family members for them to make a name for themselves and thrive as they should. This is one of the Netflix original film

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The Invisible Guest

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IMDb Rating: 6.4/10 

Director: Harry Bradbeer

Writer: Jack Thorne

Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Sam Claflin, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter, Adeel Akhtar, Louis Partridge, Susie Wokoma,dan stevens  

This is the true story of Adrian Doria who is a successful businessman. He wakes up in a locked up room with no idea how he got there. 

And next to him is the dead body of his lover having a dragon tattoo. Lawyers get involved and there’s a lot of courtroom drama. 

Although the movie received mixed reviews from the critics, it won the heart of the audiences. It has also been adapted and remade into many languages. 

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Handsome

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IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

Director: Jeff Garlin

Writer: Jeff Garlin and Andrea Seigel

Cast: Jeff Garlin, Natasha Lyonne, Chris Redd, Dana Powell, Amy Sedaris, Leah Remini, Christine Woods, Steven Weber, Megan Ferguson, Timm Sharp, Hailee Keanna Lautenbach, Eddie Pepitone, Joe Kenda, Kaley Cuoco

Gene Handsome the uncut gems leads an investigation that includes a murder where personal feelings took the better of a relationship. 

A baby sitter gets murdered in a new york cop and that too in the most gruesome fashion possible. What can you expect? A lot of drama unfolds out of mystery and some much needed laugh out loud moments. This is one of the netflix original and rock the box office. 

Give it a go!

Conclusion

We hope you enjoy our list of best mystery movies on Netflix. Have a gala time with your friends and family members while watching these thriller movies and don’t forget to keep your popcorn fresh and by your side. 

And do let us know your favorite out of the list!

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Chris Mack

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