Top 10 Crime Thriller TV Shows to Stream Online on Netflix in May


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What To Watch On Netflix 

Netflix is home to hundreds of TV Show and movies, including the latest blockbusters and independent releases with new titles added to the library every week! It comes with a no-lock, cancel at anytime contract, with three different plans available for your specific needs. Check out some of the best show available this month below.

1. Line of Duty

Who will guard the guardians? That’s the question Line Of Duty seeks to answer. The police procedural follows a team of detectives tasked with the unenviable job of investigating their own force. The anti corruption squad uncovers the murky dealings that exist within law enforcement and organised crime.

  • Details: 6 Seasons, 36 Episodes
  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Creator: Jed Mercurio
  • Starring: Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure
  • IMDB: 8.7/10

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2. Luther

Luther is known for its dark drama, brilliant twists, and sharp storytelling. But it will always be the series that brought Idris Elba to our screens. You can now catch up on the entire show and follow the gifts and the curse that comes with being a genius detective. A must watch.

  • Details: 5 Seasons, 21 Episodes
  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Creator: Neil Cross
  • Stars: Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley
  • IMDB: 8.5/10

3. Broadchurch

Small towns are their own unique worlds. But what happens when an innocent child is murdered? The series examines the aftermath of the crime and its irreparable effects on the small town community. Especially the media frenzy that follows. The two detectives tasked with solving the case have more to do than just find the murderer.

  • Details: 3 Seasons, 24 Episodes
  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Creator: Chris Chibnall
  • Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker
  • IMDB: 8.4/10

4. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich

Shocking stories direct from the victims of Jeffery Epstein, a pedophile who used his status and power to torment and abuse hundreds of teenage girls, eventually leading to his arrest in 2019.

  • Details: 1 Season, 4 Episodes
  • Genre: Crime Docuseries
  • Creator: Lisa Bryant
  • Stars: Michael Reiter, Annie Farmer, Shawna Rivera
  • IMDB: 7.1/10

5. The Last Days of American Crime

As a final response to terrorism and crime, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal making it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit unlawful acts. 

  • Details: 1 Season, 5 Episodes
  • Genre: Crime Documentary
  • Creator: Netflix
  • Stars: Eli Gabay, Eli Rosenbaum, Michael Shaked
  • IMDB: 7.6/10

6. American Murder: The Family Next Door

In 2018, 34-year-old Shanann Watts and her two young daughters went missing in Frederick, Colorado. As heartbreaking details emerged, their story made headlines worldwide. 

  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Doco
  • Creator: Jenny Popplewell
  • Stars: Nickole Atkinson, Jim Benemann, Luke Epple
  • IMDB: 7.2/10

7. Ozark

There are now three tasty seasons of Ozark to get your teeth into now on Netflix. If you haven’t seen any yet, and you like your crime dramas a little more mob/mafia, then welcome to your new favourite show.

  • Details: 3 Seasons, 30 Episodes
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller
  • Creators: Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams
  • Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz 
  • IMDB: 8.4/10

8. Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox

There is now three tasty seasons of Ozark to get your teeth into now on Netflix. If you haven’t seen any yet, and you like your crime dramas a little more mob/mafia, then welcome to your new favourite show.

  • Running Time: 92 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Documentary
  • Creator: Matthew Hamachek, Brian McGinn
  • Stars: Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito
  • IMDB: 6.9/10

9. Delhi Crime

Based on the Nirbhaya case, this is a fictionalised version of the real events.

  • Details: 1 Season, 7 Episodes
  • Genre: Crime Drama
  • Creator: Richie Mehta
  • Stars: Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal
  • IMDB: 8.5/10

10. The Alcàsser Murders

The Alcàsser Murders is a true-crime docuseries, which investigates one of the most controversial crimes witnessed in Spanish. A triple murder in 1992 shook the country to its foundations, not only in its brutality but also because of the way the media covered it. 

  • Details: 1 Season, 6 Episodes
  • Genre: Crime Docuseries
  • Creators: Netflix
  • Stars:  Amaryllis Fox, Yasmin Hurd, Rodrigo Canale
  • IMDB: 7.2/10

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Telstra customers can add Netflix to their postpaid plans for ease and convenience. Netflix is constantly growing, so you’d probably need to devote entire weeks of your life to catch up on everything that’s on offer. Still, these 10 series are a great start. Acclaimed and addictive, they’ll keep you coming back from more. Get your binge on!

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