20 of the best mysteries you can watch at home right now 1 week ago

20 of the best mysteries you can watch at home right now

The very best whodunnits on NOW, Prime Video, and Netflix.

When we say mystery, we don't mean twists.

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And when we say mystery, we don't necessarily mean murder-mysteries (although there are a lot of them on this list).

No, we mean mystery in every sense, a plot that keeps you guessing, and a resolution you could never have guessed.

The Big Lebowski

Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski (Jeff Bridges), mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies (Steve Buscemi and John Goodman) to help get it.

Available to watch on NOW and Netflix.

The Game

After a wealthy banker (Michael Douglas) is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.

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Available to watch on Netflix.

Game Night

A group of friends (including Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Sharon Horgan) who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother (Kyle Chandler) of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters.

Available to watch on Netflix.

Gone Girl

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With his wife's (Rosamund Pike) disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man (Ben Affleck) sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Available to watch on NOW and Prime Video.

The Guest

A soldier (Dan Stevens) introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

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Available to watch on Google Play, Volta, Rakuten TV, and Sky Store.

The Hunt

Twelve strangers (including Betty Gilpin, Ike Barinholtz, and Emma Roberts) wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt.

Available to watch on NOW.

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Identity

Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm, ten strangers (including John Cusack, Ray Liotta, and Amanda Peet) become acquainted with each other when they realise that they're being killed off one by one.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

The Invisible Man

When Cecilia's (Elisabeth Moss) abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Available to watch on NOW.

The Invitation

A man (Logan Marshall-Green) accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.

Available to watch on Netflix.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

A murder mystery brings together a private eye (Val Kilmer), a struggling actress (Michelle Monaghan), and a thief (Robert Downey Jr.) masquerading as an actor.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

Knives Out

A detective (Daniel Craig) investigates the death of a patriarch (Christopher Plummer) of an eccentric, combative family.

Available to watch on Rakuten TV, Google Play, Sky Store and Apple TV.

Clip via Lionsgate

L.A. Confidential

As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen - one strait-laced (Guy Pearce), one brutal (Russell Crowe), and one sleazy (Kevin Spacey) - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Available to watch on Prime Video.

Minority Report

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer (Tom Cruise) from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Available to watch on NOW.

Primal Fear

A lawyer (Richard Gere) is hired to defend an altar boy (Edward Norton) who is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

Available to watch on NOW.

Prisoners

When Keller Dover's (Hugh Jackman) daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as a police detective (Jake Gyllenhaal) pursues multiple leads and the pressure mounts.

Available to watch on NOW and Netflix.

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Rear Window

A wheelchair-bound photographer (James Stewart) spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Available to watch on NOW.

Searching

After his teenage daughter goes missing, a desperate father (John Cho) tries to find clues on her laptop.

Available to watch on Google Play, Apple TV, and Sky Store.

Shutter Island

In 1954, a U.S. Marshal (Leonardo DiCaprio) investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Available to watch on NOW, Prime Video, and Netflix.

Us

A family's (including Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke) serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorise them.

Available to watch on Netflix.

Zodiac

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist (Jake Gyllenhaal) becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorises Northern California with a killing spree.

Available to watch on Netflix.