Top 10 Netflix thrillers that will keep you up all night

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New Delhi: Netflix has emerged as a powerhouse of gripping thrillers that leave audiences on the edge of their seats. With a diverse array of content spanning various genres, the OTT giant has curated an impressive collection of thrillers that are guaranteed to keep viewers captivated and engrossed till the wee hours of the morning. From heart-pounding suspense to mind-bending plot twists, these top 10 Netflix thrillers have garnered critical acclaim and garnered a dedicated fan following worldwide.

Thriller movies on Netflix

From horror-thrillers to dystopian and crime-thrillers, this list consists of the Top 10 horror movies on Netflix.

1. Forgotten (2017)

A South Korean film that follows Jin-seok, a young man who experiences memory loss after being kidnapped for 19 days. The brother of the abducted seeks answers to the mysterious disappearance. As Jin-Seok tries to piece his memories together, he uncovers a disturbing truth about his very own reality.

2. Under the Shadow (2016)

This horror thriller set in the 80s follows the story of a mother and daughter who struggle to cope during the Iran-Iraq war. The stakes get bigger when there’s a creature running rampant in their apartment. Watch how the duo tackle the odds to get to safety when their entire world is turned upside down.

3. Bhakshak (2024)

An Indian action thriller film, Bhakshak, delves into crime and justice.This is the story of Vaishali, a journalist, who unravels the secrets at a shelter home. Using her sharp instincts, she learns of the horrors that the YouTube girls go through in such homes. Getting through all obstacles, she tries to expose the truth, including threats to her family.

4. The Platform (2019)

Next on the list is a Spanish dystopian thriller. The movie is set in a vertical prison called the ‘Pit’, filled with inmates who have committed heinous crimes. The dystopian angle comes in when a platform of food ascends the prison every day, stopping at each floor. As the food descends through the levels, the viewers will witness brutal struggles to secure the leftovers.

5. Haseen Dilruba (2021)

Starring Tapsee Pannu and Vikrant Massey, the film revolves around a tumultuous love triangle between Rishu, his wife Rani, and her lover, Neel. Rishu’s sudden demise is suspicious, and that ends up implicating both Rani and Neel. As the investigation progresses, the truth becomes increasingly ambiguous, blurring the lines between victim and perpetrator.

6. Jaane Jaan (2024)

Starring Kareena Kapoor and Vijay Verma, this crime thriller keeps one at the edge of their seat the entire film. The plot follows a single mother who gets caught up in a murder investigation while people around her help to cover for her as the police dig deeper into the case.

7. Raat Akeli Hai (2020)

The story set in rural India revolves around a small-town cop, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is assigned to investigate the murder of a wealthy politician on the night of his wedding. As the officer delves deeper into the lives of the family members, he unravels a web of lies, deceit, and grudges.

8. Gone Girl (2014)

Adapted from a book, Gone Girl is a psychological thriller following a couple and the madness that entails after the wife disappears on their wedding anniversary. The story sees multiple plot twists and jaw-dropping moments that are uncomfortable to sit through.

9. Murder Mubarak (2024)

Having a stellar cast, the movie Murder Mubarak delves into a murder in a posh members-only club in Delhi. ACP Bhawani gradually unravels deeper and darker secrets that the elite and wealthy try so hard to hide.

10. The Departed (2006)

Directed by critically acclaimed director Martin Scorsese, the film follows the lives of two men on opposite sides of the law- Billy Costigan, an undercover cop played by Leonardo DiCaprio, and Colin Sullivan, a mole within the Massachusetts State Police portrayed by Matt Damon. Both try to infiltrate and navigate each other’s organizations while trying to keep their secret identity intact.

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