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10 Mystery Movies On Netflix

I love a good murder mystery movie and these 10 Mystery Movies On Netflix are so wickedly dark and fun, they really deliver that awesome mystery who-done-it. Let's solve a murder.

Everybody loves a good mystery movie. They're just so fun. But, at the root of it, what is it that makes them so much more fun than, well, something not a mystery?

What Makes a Mystery Movie a Mystery Movie

  • Characters – The main character determines the way the plot or mystery will develop and is usually the person who will solve the problem the story centers upon. Sherlock for example. He's the center. Unless you're Team Watson, then maybe he's driving the boat.
  • Setting – Unusual settings (such as a fantasy world) or familiar, everyday settings can help a viewer to better visualize the story. So, usually really rich visualizations or even caricatures of every day. But either way, it's usually really deep and vivid.
  • Plot – There's typically a well-developed plot with a few unexpected twists and turns that add a lot to the character development and the fun of watching.
  • Problem – There's always a problem. Usually, one that's complex and without a clear solution. That's the whole mystery thing, right?
  • Solution – There's always a resolution, where the hero can save the day. Even if it's a sad saving. The mystery is solved.
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If this meets the definition of what you'd like to unravel, well, let's solve a murder, then, shall we?

10 Mystery Movies On Netflix

Spencer Confidential

Spenser, an ex-cop and ex-con, teams up with aspiring fighter Hawk to uncover a sinister conspiracy tied to the deaths of two Boston police officers. | Stream on Netflix

Enola Holmes

Enola Holmes takes on her first case as a detective, but to unravel the mystery of a missing girl, she'll need help from friends — and brother Sherlock. | Stream on Netflix


When his girlfriend vanishes, a mute man ventures into a near-future Berlin's seamy underworld, where his actions speak louder than words. | Stream on Netflix

  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones (Actors)


Action star Liam Neeson kicks his way around Berlin in this suspenseful and action-packed thriller. More Details. Watch offline. Available to download. | Stream on Netflix

Crooked House
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Max Irons, Stefanie Martini, Glenn Close (Actors)

Crooked House

When a detective investigates the death of his ex-lover's grandfather, he uncovers secrets about the tycoon's manipulative family. | Stream on Netflix

The Woman in the Window

Confined to her home by agoraphobia, a psychologist becomes obsessed with her new neighbors — and solving a brutal crime she witnesses from her window. | Stream on Netflix

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Shimmer Lake

Unfolding in reverse time, this darkly comic crime thriller follows a local sheriff hunting three bank robbery suspects, one of whom is his brother. | Stream on Netflix

Murder Mystery

An overdue honeymoon. A shocking crime. A roomful of suspects. If Nick and Audrey can stay alive, this could be their best vacation ever. (Watch on Netflix)

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet - Season 12
  • Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray (Actors)
  • J. Hodgeson (Director)

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet

The cult hit returns! Captured by mad scientists, new host Jonah survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals. (Watch on Netflix)


Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

Meet a detective who's brilliant, funny, and just a little bit lonely. It's not easy being this Handsome. (Watch on Netflix)

Sherlock Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves (Actors)

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