Five essential thriller series to binge this weekend on Netflix
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Five essential thriller series to binge this weekend on Netflix

If you’re a fan of heart-pounding thrills and gripping narratives, then Netflix has plenty of stories for you. And we have curated five that you can watch this week.

Whether you’re seeking to unravel a mind-bending mystery or embark on a heart-racing psychological journey, we bring you five essential thriller series available on Netflix that will keep you on the edge of your seat all weekend long. 

From spine-chilling mysteries to stories with a touch of supernatural, there is something for every taste. These thrillers might just be what you need after you finish The Witcher season three, volume two.

So grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and get ready for an essential binge-watching experience.

The Platform

Set in a dystopian future, the Spanish series The Platform takes place in a vertically-stacked prison, where inmates on higher levels are fed sumptuous feasts while those below fight for scraps.

Gore, survival, and socio-political commentary intertwine as a new prisoner, Goreng, attempts to navigate the brutal hierarchy and bring about change from within the harrowing system.

The Rain

Following a deadly virus carried by rainfall that wipes out most of the population in Scandinavia, a brother and sister, Simone and Rasmus, must embark on a treacherous journey through the deserted landscape in search of safety and answers. Along the way, they join a group of survivors, each with their own secrets and motives.

They must confront the dangers of the post-apocalyptic world as well as the mysteries surrounding Rasmus’s immunity to the deadly virus.

The Watcher

In a quiet suburban neighbourhood, a couple’s dream of a peaceful life turns into a living nightmare when they receive a series of eerie and threatening letters from an anonymous stalker known only as The Watcher.

As the couple delves deeper into the mystery, dark secrets about the neighbourhood and its residents begin to surface, leaving them questioning everyone around them, including themselves.

Behind Her Eyes

When Louise, a single mother, begins an affair with her charming and enigmatic boss, David, her life takes a sinister turn as she befriends David’s wife, Adele. The psychological thriller takes unexpected twists and turns, blurring the lines between reality and illusion, leading to a shocking revelation.

Nothing is as it seems in this story.


In this chilling psychological thriller, Joe Goldberg, a seemingly charming bookstore manager, becomes infatuated with the women he dates, taking extreme and often deadly measures to become a part of their lives.

The series delves into the darker aspects of social media, love, and obsession through Joe’s twisted perspective and relentless pursuit.