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To get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping without enduring the trauma of watching a horror movie, thriller movies are perfect. Whether you’re looking for something fast-paced and suspenseful, or something more psychological and dark, we’ve rounded up the best options Netflix currently has to offer. So grab the edge of your seat, and maybe some wine, and stream one of the 25 best thrillers on Netflix right now.

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Gwyneth Paltrow lead this film about a sociopathic conman (Damon) who goes to extreme lengths of manipulation and deceit to create a new lavish lifestyle for himself.

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Chloe

Convinced her husband is cheating on her, Catherine (Julianne Moore) hires Chloe, an escort, to meet her husband and test his faithfulness. Things spin out of control when the relationship between all three intensifies.

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Zodiac

Loosely based on real life events surrounding the unknown Zodiac serial killer, this film follows one cop, one journalist, and one cartoonist as they track a serial killer who taunts the media with puzzles.

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Mystic River

Childhood friends Jimmy, Sean, and Dave are reunited when Jimmy’s teenage daughter is murdered. Sean is lead detective on the case, while Dave was the last to see her alive. Clint Eastwood directed this dark, complex, Oscar-nominated film.

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Drive

Ryan Gosling stars as a stuntman in L.A. who moonlights as a getaway driver for career criminals. Gosling’s character befriends his neighbor and her young son, then agrees to help her husband with a million-dollar heist when he gets out of prison. When it goes horribly wrong, he must protect the mother and son.

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Fractured

This Netflix psychological thriller shows a family on a road trip for Thanksgiving. When his young daughter suffers an injury, Ray takes her and his wife to the nearest emergency room and waits as the two are taken to get a CT scan. However, the two disappear, and Ray becomes convinced that the hospital is hiding something.

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Limitless

Bradley Cooper stars as struggling writer Eddie, who is offered a mysterious pill allowing him to access 100 percent of his brain. He quickly rises to the top of the financial world, but faces terrible consequences when he experiences side effects.

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Ex Machina

Computer programmer Caleb wins a retreat to the remote home of his company’s CEO, Nathan, where he is expected to interact with a humanoid robot named Ava.

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Good Time

Before the Safdie brothers created Uncut Gems and before Robert Pattinson would star as the new Batman, the three collaborated in Good Time. Pattinson stars as a street hustler and bank robber desperately trying to get his brother (played by Benny Safdie) out of prison after a job goes wrong.

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47 Meters Down

Claire Holt and Mandy Moore brave the deep, dark waters off the shore of Mexico. What could possibly go wrong? (You know what could go wrong.)

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1922

1922 follows a farmer to Nebraska, where he sets on the path to write a confession for a murder from his past. The Netflix film is adapted from a Stephen King novella.

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Bird Box

Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Trevante Rhodes, and John Malkovich star in this dystopian thriller (and Netflix original film) about a woman who must travel blindfolded along with her children to safety as an unseen force stalks them on their journey.

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Cam

Madeline Brewer plays an enterprising camgirl who discovers that she’s somehow been replicated in various videos that have been uploaded to her own website in this Internet-inspired horror thriller and Netflix original.

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Enemy

Jake Gyllenhaal plays an unassuming history professor in Toronto whose life is upended after he goes to a movie and discovers one of the actors looks exactly like him.

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Green Room

A punk band accepts a gig at a backwoods Maryland bar, only to discover the clientele is heavy on the neo-Nazis. When they witness a murder, they hold up in the back room to fight off the viscous and violent group that needs to cover up their crime.

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The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino delivers an Agatha Christie-style mystery set in the American West just after the Civil War with a stellar cast that includes Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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Hush

This is the O.G. A Quiet Place. That’s that.

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I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

Lily (Ruth Wilson) is a live-in nurse who moves into the remote New England mansion owned by her patient, an elderly horror novelist who suffers from dementia. Soon Lily starts to question if the unsettling things that are taking place in this house came straight from one of her patient’s books.

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The Invitation

A gathering of friends at a swank Hollywood Hills mansion turns deadly in Karyn Kusama’s chilling and unsettling thriller, which sees a seemingly innocuous dinner party devolve into a cult-inspired killing spree.

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Lila and Eve

Lila and Eve follows two mothers who are working to avenge the deaths of their sons. Is it the best received movie of all time? Not so much. But damn if it isn’t a well-acted, wild ride.

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National Treasure

Nicolas Cage is a cryptologist determined to locate a historical treasure by stealing the Declaration of Independence (which contains a map to the loot on its backside) in this Indiana Jones-ish adventure film.

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Only God Forgives

Ryan Gosling is an American muay thai boxing-club owner who finds himself in criminal trouble in Nicolas Winding Refn’s polarizing style-above-all-else 2013 thriller.

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The Perfection

The Perfection is absolutely bonkers, so when it comes to thrillers, it fits the bill perfectly. If you’re looking for unnerving twist and turns, you’re going to be hard pressed to find one with more than this film about two cellists vying for the top spot in a conservatory.

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Secret Obsession

Brenda Strong deserves one insane Netflix thriller a year, and Secret Obsession is her entry for 2019.

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Velvet Buzzsaw

This horror satire from Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy is a mix of The Square and Eyes of Laura Mars, with Jake Gyllenhaal starring as an art critic who discovers that the mysterious paintings by an unknown artist have supernatural abilities—and take their revenge on anyone attempting to profit off of them.

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