15 Best Thriller Series To Watch On Netflix And Amazon Prime |2021|

Thrillers always remain one of the all-time favourite genres. Everyone likes to anticipate the things going to happen in the coming scenes in a thriller series/ thriller tv show.

There are numerous thriller series/thriller tv shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar etc. Not all thrillers are “thrilling” enough. 

Therefore, we made a list of the 15 best thriller series for you so that you can add to your watch list and watch whenever you can.

List Of The 15 Best Thriller Series To Watch:

Money Heist 

Creator: Álex Pina

Cast: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Alba Flores

credits: Netflix

Plot: This thriller series revolves around eight thieves who take hostages in the Royal Mint of Spain and lock themselves while the mastermind “Professor” manipulates the police to finish the task.

This thriller series received a lot of recognition from all over the world and the actor Álvaro Morte, who is portrayed as “the Professor”, has a huge fan base all over the world.

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Breaking Bad

Creator: Vince Gilligan

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Bob Odenkirk

Plot: A chemistry teacher due to his severe health condition, starts making drugs with his former student and the rest of this thriller series deals with the consequences to be faced by the chemistry teacher due to drug dealing.

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Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul won Emmys for their incredible performances in this series. This dramatic and thriller series has the highest IMDb rating (9.5).

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Stranger Things

Creator: The Duffer Brothers

Cast: Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard

credits: Netflix

Plot: In a town named Hawkins, A young boy vanishes involving supernatural events, secret experiments and also a strange girl with superhuman abilities. 

Streaming Platform: Netflix

The Handmaid’s Tale

Creator: Mike Barker 

Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer

Plot: Due to a depletion of the Birth rate, the local government decides to force women into sexual servitude as an attempt to repopulate the world.

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Elisabeth Moss played the main role in this thriller series/ thriller tv show as “The handmaid” and impressed everyone with her astonishing performance.

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime

The Walking Dead

Creator: Frank Darabont

Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Melissa Mcbride

Plot: In the Wake of a Zombie Apocalypse, survivors hold on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a fight for their survival.

credits: AMC

This thriller series received huge appreciation from zombie-movie lovers.

Streaming Platform: Netflix

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Creator: Robert Singer

Cast: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha collins

Plot: Two brothers who are on a mission to know about their mother’s death, face hurdles while entering into the dark world.

credits: Amazon Prime

This sci-fi thriller series/ thriller tv show had 15 seasons.

Streaming Platform: Amazon prime

The Blacklist

Creator: Jon Bokenkamp

Cast: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

blacklist...one of the best thriller series on Netflix
credits: Netflix

Plot: A brilliant fugitive, who surrendered to the FBI, offers to help them in finding out the other fugitives.

James Spader solely drives this thriller series with his impeccable performance.

Streaming platform: Netflix


Creator: John Dahl

Cast: Micheal C.Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

Plot: A blood Spatter analyst starts a double life, as a serial killer hunting down the criminals who are slipping away from justice.

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This thriller series had a long run, consisting of 8 seasons.

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime


Creator: Dennis Smith

Cast: Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Sean Murray, Brian Dietzen

Plot: A team of special agents working as a secret organisation investigate cases related to the Navy and Marine corps.

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This thriller series has 18 seasons and is still running.

Streaming Platform: Amazon prime


Creator: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

Cast: Louis Hoffman, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Tribel, Maja Schöne

Plot: A boy mysteriously disappears which leads four sets of families to go on a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.

credits: Netflix

This Sci-fi thriller series gained huge appreciation from most Sci-fi lovers.

Streaming Platform: Netflix

The Vampire diaries

Creator: Chris Grismer

Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham, Candice king

Plot: This Thriller Series is about two vampire brothers fighting themselves for a girl who doesn’t believe in vampires.

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Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime, Netflix

Prison Break

Creator: Paul Scheurin

Cast: Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Robin Tunney, Peter Stormare

Plot: An Engineer lands himself in a prison to release his brother who is not guilty.

credits: Fox

This thriller series consists of 5 seasons and most of the scenes are shot in a real prison.

Streaming Platform: Hotstar

The Family Man

Creator: Raj & DK

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani, Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Plot: A middle-class man who is a spy, tries to balance his family responsibilities and also working for the secretive cell of the National Intelligence agency, protecting his nation from severe terrorist attacks.

credits: Amazon prime Video

Manoj Bajpayee drove this Thriller Series single-handedly.

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime

Paatal Lok

Creator: Sudip Sharma

Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi, Abhishek Banerjee, Swastika Mukherjee

Plot: A downtown Cop investigates a case of a lifetime when four suspects were murdered in the attempt of murder of a prime time Journalist. Things go so bizarre which leads the cop to follow through the “underworld”.

credits: Amazon Prime Video

This Thriller Series is highly appreciated in India and fans are hoping for another season

Streaming Platform: Amazon prime

Delhi Crime

Creator: Richie Mehta

Cast: Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Adil Hussain, Anurag Arora

Plot: After the horrific Gang rape incident in Delhi, DCP Vartika Chaturvedi leads a mammoth search for the culprits. Based on the 2012 Nirbhaya case.

credits: Netflix

This dramatic thriller series has bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th international Emmy awards.

Streaming Platform: Netflix

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