The Best Netflix Original Thriller Series Right Now (June 2017)

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Prepare to spend some time on the edge of your seat with the best Netflix Original Thrillers.

Are you looking for a list of the best Netflix Original thriller series? Then you've come to the right place!

As Netflix continues to roll out more original series, they appear destined to soon a become contender for the producers of some of the best original thriller series around. Here you'll find a collection of some of the best original thriller series that Netflix has released to date, including Bloodline, a family drama gone horribly wrong and Black Mirror, a Netflix original that plays in the vein of ‘The Twilight Zone' while working in eerie plot lines which lead viewers to consider the dangers of our rapidly growing technological world.

So the next time you're in the mood to check out a scary new show that's guaranteed to deliver chills along your spine, be sure to include those you'll find in this list of the best Netflix original series currently streaming.

The OA

The OA, created by and starring Brit Marling, is the story of a young blind woman named Prairie Johnson. After being missing for 7 years, Prairie mysteriously turns back up at home, not only with her sight restored, but with a set of miraculous new abilities. Though she won't discuss her whereabouts during the time she was missing with authorities, she reveals the whole story to five strangers from around her town, who she recruits to help her with a mysterious mission.

Stranger Things

This Netflix original is not only a nail biter, it's also packed full of nostalgia and a number of really sweet moments between the younger members of its cast. It revolves around a young boy who mysteriously vanishes, leading his mother (Winona Ryder), friends, and other residents of their small town on a search that uncovers mysterious forces, secret experiments, and one very unique little girl.


The Netflix original Bloodline follows the story of the Rayburns, a respected family in a Florida Keys community. When the family's black sheep (Ben Mendelsohn) resurfaces, a horrible family secret threatens to tear apart his attempts to reunite with his mother (Sissy Spacek) and brother (Kyle Chandler). The past is ultimately reignited, resulting in an unspeakable crime that threatens to change the entire family's lives forever.

Hemlock Grove

Netflix's Hemlock Grove is based on the book by Brian McGreevy and revolves around the residents of a run-down Pennsylvania steel town. When a series of mysterious, blood thirsty creatures start to appear, sinister secrets are exposed and a group of the residents discover that nothing is quite what it seems.

Black Mirror

Netflix's Black Mirror is an eerie modern day thriller with stand-alone episodes in the vein of The Twilight Zone. Along with disturbing situations and unsettling twists, the series manages to work modern technology into every plot line, in order to show exactly how wrong it could potentially go.

Happy Valley

Happy Valley is the story of Catherine Cawood, a Yorkshire police sergeant perusing the man who assaulted her late daughter. When a nervous accountant comes into her station to report a crime one day, she becomes swept up in a series of brutal crimes revolving around a staged kidnapping. As secrets unfold, Catherine finds herself wrapped up in a situation that may hit closer to home that she'd ever expected.


Travelers is a Netflix sci-fi thriller that follows a Federal agent looking into four different people whose entire identities appear to have suddenly changed completely. As it turns out, the changes involve some of the last surviving humans from the future who have figured out how to send consciousness back in time in an attempt to save humanity from a horrible fate.

Get a few thrills in from the comfort of your own home with the best Netflix original thrillers that'll keep you on the edge of your seat!

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