9 Best Thrillers On Netflix In January 2020

Mindbending thrillers are made on a massive scale every year. But on a few get accepted as best thrillers of all time. If you are looking for some good thrillers on Netflix, read on to know about ten thrillers to watch on Netflix this weekend.

Best Thrillers On Netflix In January 2020

The list is in no particular order.

Shutter Island

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Martin Scorsese’s psychological thriller Shutter Island is my favorite film starring Leonardo. Based on Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel of the same name, Shutter Island is about two US marshals, Teddy and Chuk, who investigate the disappearance of a patient in an asylum at a remote island and discover shocking truths about the place. It has 8.1/10 on IMDb. I watched the film a few years back, and I would 100% recommend it to anyone who loves unpredictable twists and turns.

Mystic River

Clint Eastwood’s thriller is a story about a criminal investigation that leads to the secret of another murder years back. It stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. The film enjoys 7.8/10 on IMDb and 88% on Rotten Tomatoes.


It is one of the finest yet most underrated thrillers on the internet. The fantasy thriller is about a temporal agent who is tasked to travel back in time and prevent a bomb attack in New York in 1975. The hunt, however, turns out to be beyond the bounds of possibility. It has 7.5/10 on IMDb and 83% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

This film is an American romantic science-fiction tragicomedy film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry. The science-fiction drama has 8.3/10 on IMDb and 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Sixth Sense

Bruce Willis’ brilliant horror thriller is a must-watch for all horror and thriller film lovers. Night Shyamalan directorial tells the story of Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a boy who can see and talk to the dead, and Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis), a child psychologist who tries to help him. It has 8.1/10 on IMDb and 86% on Rotten Tomatoes.


Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt starrer is one of the most-watched and loved thrillers of all time. Seven is a story about two detectives, a veteran and a rookie who are on a mission to catch a serial killer. The serial killer uses seven deadly sins as his motive. The film enjoys 8.6/10 on IMDb and 81% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Time Crimes

Nacho Vigalondo’s sci-fi mystery thriller is among the best thrillers on Netflix. The film stars Karra Elejalde as Héctor, a man who unwittingly becomes part of a time loop. It enjoys 7.2/10 on IMDb and 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Da Vinci Code Trilogy

Tom Hanks starrer The Da Vinci Code trilogy is a very underrated thriller series. Though based on the book series, the films have a different chronological order, consisting of The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009), and Inferno (2016).


The film starring Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, and Jack Gaynellhal is based on a true story. It is a story of the manhunt for the Zodiac Killer, a serial murderer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It has 89% on Rotten Tomatoes and 7.7/10 n IMDb.

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Written by Bhaumik Raja


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