Thrillers tend to raise our heartbeats with their highly intense drama and mind-bending suspense. Keeping one excited and guessing for seasons at length and introducing never-seen-before stories that cause a chill to run down our backs, thrillers prove to be one of the best binge-worthy options.
There are many new and old good thriller shows to watch on Apple TV for fans of horror and drama. From Emmy-winning actor Elizabeth Moss’s Shining Girls to LaKeith Stanfield’s The Changeling, Apple TV has some really good collections of shows of this genre.
Handpicked best shows from many, here is a list of the 12 best thriller shows on Apple TV to watch right now.
The Crowded Room
The Apple TV+ miniseries The Crowded Room is based on the novel The Minds of Billy Milligan. Tom Holland plays the main role of Danny Sullivan, a man arrested for his involvement in a 1979 New York shooting incident. Through a series of interviews with his interrogator, Rya Goodwin, he explains his past and what mystery lay behind his involvement.
Starring: Tom Holland, Will Chase, Amanda Seyfried
Mark, a man who is grieving his death, immediately forgets about his personal life as he enters the Severance floor of his company. He works for a company called Lumon, which is involved in the biotechnology Industry. They have designed a new technology that can sever a person’s mind into separating their personal life and work life where they will have no memory of their personal life during work and vice versa.
Starring: Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower
A spy thriller, Slow Horses, is about a bunch of MI6 agents who are sent away to Slough House, a place where agents who have messed up their assignments are made to do boring tasks involving desk jobs such as paper filing. The Slight House is run by a bitter man called Jackson Lamb, who occasionally antagonizes the agents working there into leaving or quitting.
Starring: Gary Oldman, Olivia Cooke, Jack Lowden
Kirby Mazrachi, a quiet woman who used to work in the archive section of a news company and dreamed of becoming a journalist, is changed forever after an incident. Years later, she finds a case similar to her own, the same incident that has shifted and distorted her reality into an ever-changing, confusing mess.
Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Jamie Bell, Wagner Moura
Dorothy, a wealthy woman who is grieving the death of her 13 -13-week-old child, finds comfort in believing that her child is alive with a doll. Her husband, experiencing the rift in their marriage, chooses to go along with her lie. But when Dorothy brings in a nanny to take care of their child, the couple starts to experience eerie and weird things around them.
Starring: Rupert Grint, Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell
Alice Ginor, a washed-up director, is raising three daughters with a successful actor, David. At the age of 40, she is looking for inspiration to strike and pull back from this blocked stage. But a chance meeting with a young screenwriter on a train draws Alice to fall head over heels for the talented, sexual, and full of darkness Sophie.
Starring: Ayelet Zurer, Lihi Kornowski, Gal Toren
Calls is adapted from a French TV show created by Timothée Hochet. It has no visuals but tells a story through some interconnected calls between nine people which start out normally but then gradually lead to hearing about the beginning of an apocalyptic event. Calls is a creepy and mysterious show that is one of the best thriller shows on Apple TV to watch right now.
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Aubrey Plaza, Pedro Pascal
Jimmy Keene has already lost the straight track of life after being involved in shady businesses. When he is roped in a conspiracy and convicted of 10 years in prison for having illegal firearms in possession, he is offered a deal to make a criminal confession and then he can walk away Scot-free. The criminal he has to talk to is Larry Hall, a serial killer and a rapist who has murdered at least 14 women.
Starring: Taron Edgerton, Paul Walter Hauser, Greg Kinnear
The Mosquito Coast
Allie Fox is a family man first and inventor later, and he increasingly grows dissatisfied with the commercialization in the US and decides to flee the country with an environmentalist wife and his two children. But when he becomes the target of the government, who are now tracking his every step, he decides to go through Mexico, which begins a dangerous chase.
Starring: Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Lohan Polish
Starring: LaKeith Stanfield, Elizabeth Whitmere, Elena Hurst
The Garvey sisters have a promise between them they will always protect each other. After the death of Grace’s husband, all of the sisters are drawn into an investigation because of life insurance. Thomas Claffin is a life insurance agent in a company that is a fledgling family business, and to prevent it from going bankrupt, he has to prove that the sisters had a hand in the husband’s murder.
Starring: Sharon Horgan, Claes Bang, Eve Hewson
Sam Nelson, a shrewd Corporate Negotiator, finds himself in an intense situation when his flight from Dubai to London is hijacked. In this gripping thriller show, he tries to employ his tricks and experience as a negotiator to save himself and other passengers on board from the gang of hijackers.
Starring: Idris Elba, Neil Maskell, Max Beesley