7 Best suspenseful thrillers to watch on Netflix this weekend

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The Covid 19 has changed a lot in our life. We have adopted a lifestyle that is stuck in our home. From entertainment to earning money, everything can be done from home. This has its own boons and bans. The good thing about this phase was that it introduced us to OTT platforms, and we are now stuck with the most comfortable form of lifestyle.

We can now watch our favorite thriller and suspenseful shows or movies in our comfortable pyjamas without worrying about coming home late or spending too much money. How interesting is it? Life is all about enjoying it. Here are some of the most trending, suspenseful thrillers on Netflix. 

The Pale Blue Eyes

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Crime, 

Ratings: 7.1/10 

Episodes/Movie : 2 hours 8 minutes

Release date: 6 January 2023

Cast: Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall 

The Pale Blue Eye | Official Trailer | Netflix

Scott Cooper, the director of The Pale Blue Eye, has directed the movie based on the book, The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard. The movie is based on a  thriller and mysterious subject. With 6.6 IMDb ratings, this movie is one of the American mystery thriller movies. The movie casts Christian Bale, Augustus Landor, Harry Melling, Cadet Edgar Allan Poe, Simon McBurney, Captain Hitchcock, Timothy Spall, and other talented performers. In this movie, the suspense is around the murder of a young cadet, and the mystery led to the publishing of his work and the rise of talented author Edgar Allan Poe. 

Money Heist (La Casa de Papel)

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rating: 8.2

Release date: May 2, 2017 (Part 1), September 3, 2021 (Part 5 – Volume 1)

Cast: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño

Money Heist | Series Trailer | Netflix

“Money Heist” follows the Professor and his team of skilled criminals as they meticulously plan and execute heists on prominent institutions. “The Professor” has a scheme to carry out the largest bank fraud in history by printing billions of euros at the Spanish Royal Mint. He enlists eight people with specific skills and no stake in the outcome to help him carry out the ambitious plan. As they negotiate with the authorities to find a means to apprehend The Professor, the group of thieves uses hostages as leverage. The criminals get ready for a shootout with the cops as more time passes.

The Night Agent (Season 1)

Genre: Thriller, Drama

Rating: 7.7/10

Release date: 23 March 2023

Cast: Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Hong Chau

7 best suspenseful thriller on netflix this week

The Night Agent is a gripping thriller series based on the bestselling novel by Matthew Quirk. It follows the story of a low-level FBI agent who unwittingly becomes entangled in a conspiracy that threatens the nation’s security. As he navigates a dangerous web of deception and betrayal, he must uncover the truth and protect those he loves before it’s too late.


Genre: Mystery, drama, thriller

Ratings: 6.4/10

Release Date: 17 February 2023

Cast: Im Si-wan, Chun Woo-Hee, Kim Ye-won, and others

Unlocked | Official Trailer | Netflix

This mysterious movie is directed by Kim Tae-joon, and its story is about how a woman’s life is screwed when her mobile phone is lost, and she is tracked by a stalker for her every move. This movie is a top thriller movie, and if you’re a fan of such suspenseful thrillers, then this is the one. 


Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rating: 8.7/10

Release Date: May 15, 2023


  • Jack Anderson: Played by Ethan Cooper
  • Emily Ross: Portrayed by Olivia Harris
  • Agent Thomas: Played by Daniel Thompson
  • Sarah Collins: Portrayed by Ava Williams
The Night Agent | Official Trailer | Netflix

“Agency” takes viewers on a mind-bending journey through a dystopian future where a secret organization, “The Agency,” controls society through advanced technology. The series revolves around a group of rebels who discover the truth behind The Agency’s nefarious plans and embark on a dangerous mission to dismantle it. With its thought-provoking themes and suspenseful storytelling, “Agency” is a must-watch for science fiction and thrillers fans.

Squid Game

Genre: Thriller-drama

Ratings: 8.0

Release date: 17th September 2021

Cast: HoYeon Jung, Lee Jung-jae, Gong Yoo and others

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This series is based on a survival tactic of hundreds of contestants who participate in playing a children’s game in order to win a big prize. However, it gets dangerous with every round, and they have to pay a deadly price for this. The series has shown visuals of horror and gruesomeness and how the people get killed one by one by losing the game. The show has tried to show its viewers how one must be cunning and smart enough to pass any game in life without shedding a drop of blood. There’s no place for cowardly and weak people out there, and every bit of love and greed has been truthfully exposed in this series. You should definitely give it a watch because it will keep you glued to your screens, and with every passing episode, the game gets more intense and gripping, and fans can’t wait for the next season.

Extraction 2

Genre: Action, Thriller

Rating: 8.2/10

Release date: June 16, 2023

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Adam Bessa, Golshifteh Farahani

Extraction 2: Everything you need to know about action-thriller sequel
Credit: Netflix

Tyler Rake, a courageous black-market mercenary, makes a triumphant return in the high-octane action sequel “Extraction 2,” played by Chris Hemsworth. Rake is assigned to a new task that tests the limits of his abilities while taking place in the deadly criminal underground. Rake must traverse perilous terrain and confront his own troubled history as he fights competing mercenaries and formidable crime syndicates. Exciting scenes and unexpected turns make “Extraction 2” a rollercoaster trip that will have viewers on the edge of their seats.