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Best Mystery Movies On Netflix That Are Sure To Baffle You

By Anubha Das

Updated - May 9, 20248 min read

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Here is the rundown of the best mystery movies on Netflix that are the real gems which include both well-known movies and also mystery movies that you probably haven't heard of before. Among these Netflix mysteries, there are movies like Fracture, V For Vendetta, Se7en, Interview and so forth. Set up together a yummy plate of red herrings and delve into these thrilling mystery movies on Netflix. 


*Disclaimer: The movies listed in the blog are available on Netflix on a temporary basis.


1. Fracture

Director:  Gregory Hoblit

Star Casts:  Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn


Let's start with the list of best mystery movie on Netflix with Ryan Goslings Fracture. This good mystery movie has strong performances put up by Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling. Hopkins' character is devious and cold-blooded, like a devil-God who unabashedly kills his unfaithful wife and her paramour. Gosling effortlessly plays the role of a young, arrogant lawyer who finds something worth fighting for! The plot of this good mystery movies takes an intriguing turn when Ted who is arrested for the attempted murder of this wife acts as his own lawyer against the most successful district attorney. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-fracture_image

IMDb Ranking: 7.2/10



2. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

Director: Oz Perkins 

Star Casts:  Ruth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Bob Balaban


I am the pretty thing that lives in the house is one of the top mystery movies on Netflix, there are no such jump scares, the but movie is like a poem which needs to be contemplated with a good understanding of the dialogues. This is one of those shot in the dark mysteries that have so much to tell but many slips without being noticing. A well-made mystery movie that comes with a lot of twists and keeps you at the edge of the

IMDb Ranking: 4.6/10


3. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

Director: Macon Blair

Star Casts: Melanie Lynskey, Chris Doubek, Marilyn Faith Hickey


An engrossing Coen bros lite thriller about ordinary folk caught up in over the head criminal shenanigans. A superb dark comedy is one of the best mystery movies on Netflix that is effortlessly told and is quite relatable. "I don't feet at home in this world anymore" is an excellently executed movie that will keep you interested every second through the film. Along with the acting and cinematography, the background scores great which is drawn from old English classics. Update your list of must-watch movies on Netflix with this amazing mystery movie. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-i-dont-feel-at-home-in-this-world-anymore-image

IMDb Ranking: 6.2/10


4. The Interview

Director: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

Star Casts:  James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park 


The Interview is a laughter-filled movie with an excellent plot with a great directing, screenplay, cinematography and comedic acting. Even though the movie does not show the aftermath of the world after the Interview there are a lot of refreshing scenes where people can laugh at things that are seen as "serious". A visual masterpiece by James Franco and Seth Rogen but in this top mystery movie, it was Kim Jong who stole the show with his performance. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-the-interview_image

IMDb Ranking: 6.5/10


5. V For Vendetta

Director:  James McTeigue

Star Casts: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves


V For Vendetta is a classic suspense movie that also lists in the best mystery movies list. The movie is about a tale of revolution in the face of a corrupt fascist government which was a variant from the original love letter to anarchism that Moore had penned. Nothing like the source, this movie one of the good things to watch on Netflix. V for Vendetta isn’t really about Sutler and the rest of his fascist cronies, it is basically about V and Evey, and the strange seduction that characterizes their

IMDb Ranking: 8.2/10


6. The Loft

Director: Erik Van Looy

Star Casts: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller


The Lost is a mystery movie that centers around five pals who conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city a place where they can indulge in their deepest fantasies. But this adventorous secret becomes a horror story for them when they find out an unknown dead body of a woman lying in their penthouse. One of the good things to watch on Netflix which shows a convoluted mess that veers back and forth in time with little rhyme or reason and is never close to being as smart and clever as it thinks it is. Watch this best mystery movie on Netflix with your friends and guess the killer before the climax. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-the-loft_image

IMDb Ranking: 6.3/10


7. Se7en

Director: David Fincher

Star Casts: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey


Fincher helms a psychological thriller masterpiece with this best mystery movie of all time. With excellent direction, screenplay, cinematography, setting, and acting, the entire cast delivers an electrifying performance. The plot of this best murder mystery movie revolves around two newly introduced detectives with different school's of thought who are tracking down a serial killer. The killer is murdering random individuals whom he believes have committed one of the seven deadly sins.  best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-seven_image

IMDb Ranking: 8.6/10


8. Train To Busan

Director: Sang-ho Yeon

Star Casts: Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jung, Dong-seok Ma


Train to Busan is one of the best Korean mystery movies on Netflix which has the perfect pacing. The pacing of this Zombie movie isn't slow now is it fast, it is just right and appropriate to make a movie intriguing. The moments of suspense and danger will appeal to fans of zombie movies, though these elements do not overshadow nor are they overshadowed by the touchy moments that is the sub-plot; the jerk of a dad who must now be the shield for his daughter on and off the train. Watch this internationally recognized Korean movie on Netflix right away. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-train-to-busan_image

IMDb Ranking: 7.5/10


9. Drishyam

Director: Nishikant Kamat

Star Casts: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu 


Drishyam is the best detective movie made till date which teaches us about the sincerity of the people. This mystery movie on Netflix is suspicious and a thrilling movie in which the acting by each one of the actor is mindblowing, all the actor gave the full justice to their characters. best-mystery-movies-netflix-india-drishyam_image

IMDb Ranking: 8.3/10


10. Eyewitness

Director: Adi Hasak

Star Casts: Julianne Nicholson, Tyler Young, James Paxton 


Eyewitness is a far from a simple plausible mystery movie on Netflix which is filled with melodrama and is operated on high spirits and a no-nonsense intelligence that is delightful. Yates takes Tesich's basically wobbly story and makes much more out of it, driving the tale and the characters at a hectic pace and providing some truly unnerving moments. Watch this best mystery movie on Netflix and have a nice

IMDb Ranking: 7.7/10


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Q: What is Netflix and how does it work?

A: Netflix is an online platform/website which screens the top-notch series of movies, documentaries and tv shows based on monthly subscription packs. 


Q: How many devices can stream Netflix at the same time?

A: This depends on the plan you’re subscribed to. If you’re subscribed to the Basic plan, you can stream on only one device at a time but you can connect multiple devices to your account. On the Standard plan, you can stream on two devices at a time, and with the Premium plan, you can stream on up to four devices at a time.


Q: How much does Netflix cost in India?

A: You can get a one-month free subscription but to continue, Netflix India rates start at Rs.500 (roughly $8.00) per month. It costs Rs. 650 a month (HD plan) which can be shared on 2 screens. So, you can share the password with a friend and effectively pay Rs. 325 a month. The video library of Netflix is Ad Free which makes it a delightful experience.