Unlike Netflix, Amazon Prime might not have a long list of original shows. Still, the streaming service fills the gap with many popular titles from across the television history and various networks while also including the Originals.
If you are looking for the best thriller on the service, here is a list of 10 Best Thriller TV Shows On Amazon Prime that will fulfil your need for some fast-paced, full of thrill drama.
Be it the list of top trending shows, or the list of the top thrillers on Amazon Prime, Bosch will take the first place in the list of Best Thriller TV Shows On Amazon Prime.
The long-running police drama premiered back in 2014 and was just renewed for its sixth season, it follows the story of an LAPD detective Harry Bosch and takes its inspiration from the novel series by Michael Connelly featuring the books The Concrete Blonde, Echo Park and City of Bones.
Goliath is a worthy addition to this list much like Bosch and is considered to be one of the best crime shows available on Amazon. Hence it is second on our list of Best Thriller TV Shows On Amazon Prime.
Current ambulance chaser, Billy McBride used to be one of the most influential lawyers in the city, and now he spends most of his time in bars rather than courtrooms.
The story unravels a dark conspiracy when Billy agrees to take on a case against the company that he created and the subsequent proceeding result in danger to Billy as well as his teammates, as Billy tries to expose the company and exact revenge.
3. The Widow
Will died in an accidental plane crash in Congo three years before, well that’s the story that everyone believes, including his wife.
Georgia Wells didn’t take the death of her husband lightly and leads a life of desolation, but everything turns upside down when she sees Will in the background of a news telecast from Congo.
So she sets out to Congo to find out Will, she partners up with a local journalist who suffered the loss of his wife in the plane crash and Judith, Will’s business partner but she does not nearly understand what kind of danger she has put herself in her pursuit of her husband.
The series stars Kate Beckinsale in the lead role.
4. Carnival Row
Well, all thrillers don’t have to be gritty police drama or murder, they can also be set in a world filled with mythological creatures.
One of the most popular Amazon Originals, the series follows the struggle that immigrant creatures face in trying to co-exist with the humans, the very humans who have destroyed the creature’s exotic homelands.
The series is worth checking out some thrilling drama combined with beautiful scenes involving fairies and such. And thus is fourth on our list of Best Thriller TV Shows On Amazon Prime.
5. The Expanse
The Expanse had its first three-season run on the streaming service SYFY, but the show was cancelled, after which Amazon reached in and picked up the show for another season.
The thrilling drama is set in the future, Mars has become a military power, humans have inhabited the entire solar system, and much like in every civilizations war follows, as Mars and Earth fight against each other.
In the midst of it all, a detective and a captain of a rogue ship band together to investigate the murder of a young woman and they discover something that endangers the entire human existence.
The show has also been renewed for a fifth season by Amazon.
6. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
The Jack Ryan of Amazon Prime is another addition to the various iteration of the iconic characters across various mediums. The series follows John Krasinski in the titular role, Ryan is a CIA analyst who was formerly a U.S. Marine.
The show has an amazing storyline and is a must-watch for all the fans of thriller shows as well as the character. Here is a list of the top 6 shows like Jack Ryan that are equally kickass!
7. The Mentalist
The Mentalist might have come to its conclusion long back, but the show stands as one of the most popular thriller shows of all time, and we can never get tired of watching Patrick Jane again.
Former “psychic” turned CIA consultant; Jane helps a team of detectives in solving the most difficult cases that baffle all the other investigators as he also sets out to hunt the killer of his wife through the resources of the CBI.
The full series is available on Prime and is a must-watch.
Hanna is a new drama that tells the story of a young girl who is raised in the forest by her guardian; the girl is being pursued by an agency who created her.
The thriller depicts the story of the girl trying to find her identity and why was she in the situation that she is; the show takes inspiration from a 2011 movie of the same name which starred Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan as the lead.
This Amazon original tell turns a missing person story into a thriller that will leave you wanting for more. The story follows Emily Bryne, an FBI agent who went missing six years ago and was declared dead, but the woman has suddenly resurfaced.
The show revolves around the woman’s miraculous return and how even though she can’t recollect what happened to her, she still tries to find out about her abductor and face the past.
This amazing show from Amazon is one of a kind. The show begins in New York City in 1977, where the Nazi hunters discover that hundreds of Nazi officials exist in the city and they are all very high-ranking officials.
The Nazi is planning to instigate a Fourth Reich, and it’s up to the hunters to spoil their plans and prevent another genocide.
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