The Best Crime and Thriller Shows to Stream on Netflix


Money Heist on Netflix

Looking for some thrilling, exciting, and maybe even borderline gruesome, crime shows? Look no further because Netflix delivers a wide range of crime and thriller shows that you can stream at your own convenience. Even better is that every month, Netflix adds brand news shows to watch, which include originally produced content and some of the best shows you can find on TV from around the world.

What are the top crime and thriller shows on Netflix Australia

Given Netflix’s wide range of crime show offerings, it can be quite overwhelming finding a show to start with. But don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered with a reliable and updated list of all the hottest crime and thriller shows that you can stream this month on Netflix Australia. From Marvel’s Jessica Jones to the fan favourite The Blacklist. And to kick things off, you can check out our top 10 list below:

  • The Blacklist
  • Better Than Us
  • Frontera Verde
  • Victim Number 8
  • Money Heist
  • Designated Survivor
  • Wu Assassins
  • The OA
  • Marvel’s Jessica Jones
  • Queen of the South

The Blacklist — Top Crime Show Pick on Netflix

Every month, we pick out the cream of the crop with this list and we narrow it down further with our top crime/thriller show pick of the month. This month, it’s The Blacklist, which has long been acclaimed and a fan favourite over the past six seasons. With season 7 fast approaching, this show proves to be even more of a great series to binge-watch this month.

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1. The Blacklist

the blacklist

Ex-government agent Raymond “Red” Reddington has long been one of the world’s most wanted fugitives. Things have changed now that he has agreed to work with the FBI to catch his “blacklist” of mobsters, spies, and international terrorists but onder one condition — that he work with profiler Elizabeth Keen. Red’s true intentions — choosing Liz, a woman with whom he seemingly has no connection — are unclear. Does Liz have secrets of her own? Red promises to teach Liz to think like a criminal “to see the bigger picture,” whether she wants to or not.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A highly compelling crime procedural show
  • Details: 6 seasons, 133 episodes

8/10

91%

8.7/10

2. Better Than Us

Better Than Us

A family on the edge of splitting up become the owners of a cutting-edge robot being sought by a corporation, homicide investigators, and terrorists. The story takes place in a future city where androids serve the population in various positions, even replacing humans in some jobs. They raise children and work as chauffeurs and security guards. Although most people believe they are just soulless machines, they are able to think and feel empathy. One android, Arisa, suddenly begins to behave like a human and, at times, appears more intelligent than most human beings. The series goes on to explore whether android or humans are better in various aspects of their character and behavior.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A substantial and well produced sci-fi series that’s worth giving a try
  • Details: 2 seasons, 16 episodes

6.7/10

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3. Frontera Verde

Frontera Verde

Frontera Verde, or the Green Frontier, follows the story of a young Bogotá-based detective who gets drawn into the jungle to investigate four femicides. There she uncovers magic, an evil plot, and her own true origins.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A modern supernatural series that offers more than its face value
  • Details: 1 season, 8 episodes

7.6/10

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4. Victim Number 8

Victim Number 8

This Spanish-language thriller starts with a jihadi Bombing in central Bilbao that resulted into seven casualties and several more wounded. The story delves in to the lives of the victims, the investigators, and even a seemingly innocent man that ends up being caught up in the middle of it all.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A watchable crime series that’s perfect for lazy binge days
  • Details: 1 season, 8 episodes

7.5/10

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Stream the Best Crime & Thriller Shows Now on Netflix!

Netflix is home to an extensive library of content, which includes some of the best crime and thriller shows that come from the US and beyond. Every month, new and returning shows are added on the popular streaming platform, which is why we’ve rounded up the best of the best to help you get started on what’s worth binge-watching. That said, make sure to check back in as we change up this list from time to time as new crime shows come in from Netflix.

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