The beauty of the best mystery movies is that they prey on our human instinct to look for answers to questions. It can feel maddening to not know what’s going to happen next, and yet we love it when a crime thriller is impossible to predict. Even better if the mystery movie has you on the edge of your seat until the very last second.
Whether it’s a vintage whodunit or a terrifying psychological thriller, the best mystery movies never stop being fun. Trying to differentiate the bad from the good, guessing who’s lying or telling the truth, and attempting to solve a crime thriller are all mental puzzles that are endlessly frustrating yet completely entertaining. We’re never not in the mood for more movies like Knives Out.
So, with that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the best mystery movies you can stream tonight. From Alfred Hitchcock classics to M. Night Shyamalan thriller twists, these picks span every genre. If you’re in the mood for comedy, try something light like The Lovebirds. Horror and crime thriller fans will be intrigued by Get Out and Seven. Meanwhile, those who prefer a moving drama might enjoy Arrival. No matter what kind of mystery movie you’re feeling, we’ve got you covered.
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