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The Most Anticipated Mystery and Thriller Movies and Shows of 2024

From the small screen to the big screen, this year of intrigue will have you glued to your seat.

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2023 proved to be an incredibly satisfying year for mystery and thriller movies and television shows. From what we can tell, 2024 promises to be even better! Whether it’s a sequel, an adaptation, or a story based on true events, there is something for every mystery and thriller lover coming soon to a screen near you.

Be sure to mark your calendars, because here are 17 of the most anticipated mystery and thriller movies and TV shows that we can’t wait to watch in 2024.

Mystery & Thriller TV Shows Coming in 2024

Fool Me Once—January 1st

We've started the New Year with a bang with a Harlan Coben adaptation. As ex-soldier Maya tries to cope with her husband’s brutal murder, she sees him appear on her daughter’s nanny cam footage. As she tries to make sense of what this means, she’s drawn into a deadly conspiracy with roots stretching back decades.

Monsieur Spade—January 14th

Legendary detective Sam Spade is enjoying retirement in the picturesque South of France. But when six nuns are murdered at a nearby convent and there are rumors abound of a former adversary making a comeback, life changes dramatically for Spade. The war may be over, but for Spade, the battle may just be starting.

True Detective: Night Country—January 14th

It’s been four years since we’ve gotten our True Detective fix. Thankfully, the wait is almost over. When eight scientists disappear from a research facility during the dark winter months in remote Alaska, detectives Evangeline Navarro and Liz Danvers have to find out what happened while battling their own dark secrets.

Death and Other Details—January 16th

Finding herself in the wrong place at the very wrong time, Imogen Scott’s love of murder mysteries takes a dark turn. When she’s accused of being the prime suspect in a locked-room murder mystery, she has to turn to detective Rufus Cotesworth. He may be the world’s greatest detective, but he’s also a man she despises.

Mystery & Thriller Movies Coming in 2024

Some Other Woman—January 5th

When Eve Carter is forced to live on a tropical island for her husband’s work, she tries her best to adapt. As she struggles to settle into this new way of life, she starts seeing a woman follow her everywhere. But as Eve becomes convinced this woman is trying to take over her life, the line between reality and illusion begins to blur. 

The Night They Came Home—January 12th

Based on true events, The Night They Came Home follows the Rufus Buck Gang, a group of Native American outlaws in the late 19th century whose ruthless exploits terrorized Middle America. But as their violence escalates, local lawmen and Indian police are forced to combine their efforts to stop the fugitives interested in vengeance at any price.

Cult Killer—January 19th

After a detective is murdered and her private investigator mentor is implicated, Cassie Holt refuses to stop investigating until she clears his name. But the man who killed the detective may be more complicated than she ever imagined. When she stumbles onto a dark conspiracy hiding in plain sight, she may have to partner with the killer to expose the truth.

Force of Nature: The Dry 2—February 8th

Two detectives head into the wild to find out what happened to their informant. She went on a hiking retreat with four other women and never came back. Sorting through four different versions of events, the two have to find out what really happened—before time runs out.

Out of Darkness—February 9th

A unique survivor thriller set in the Stone Age, Out of Darkness follows six travelers searching for a new home. Surrounded by violent predators and harsh landscapes, they expected their journey to be hard. They didn’t expect to find other people—people who may be a bigger threat than they ever imagined.

Drive-Away Dolls—February 23rd

Two women down on their luck decide to take a road trip for a fresh start. But when they accidentally end up with some stolen goods, the inept criminals who stole it the first time follow them to try and get it back. Starring Pedro Pascal, Matt Damon, and Margaret Qualley, this comedy thriller marks the first solo film directed by Ethan Coen.

Sleeping Dogs—March 7th

While undergoing a cutting-edge treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a former homicide detective comes across new information regarding a decades-old unsolved murder. But as he reopens the case, it starts to feel like the investigation of the brutal crime is happening for the first time.

Love Lies Bleeding—March 8th

Lou is a reclusive gym manager whose family has criminal ties. When she falls for Jackie, an ambitious bodybuilder determined to pursue her dreams in Vegas, the two get drawn into a complicated web of romance, dreams, and violent crimes.

Mickey 17—March 29th

Following his incredible success with Parasite, director and filmmaker Bong Joon-ho is back with an existential sci-fi thriller set in the far reaches of space. Robert Pattinson stars as the expendable employee sent to colonize the icy Niflheim. Because of the high death rate, he keeps getting cloned with his memories intact. It’s a decent enough job. Until his entire existence is thrown into question.

The Fall Guy—May 3rd

There’s nothing better than Ryan Gosling in his cocky, trying-not-to-die element. His latest movie is a comedic thriller that follows a stuntman past his prime who gets a second chance to work when an A-list star needs a double. But when the star goes missing, he is determined to find him and keep working. The only problem is the investigation may be more dangerous than any stunt he’s ever had to perform.

The Bikeriders—June 21st

Inspired by a real-life motorcycle club, The Bikeriders takes us back to Chicago in the 1960s. Through the eyes of several members, we start in their more innocent beginnings and watch as they evolve into a more ruthless gang as the decades pass.

Trap—August 2nd

M. Night Shyamalan isn’t revealing too many details about his upcoming thriller set at a concert. We know it stars his daughter, singer-songwriter Saleka Shylamalan, alongside Josh Hartnett. Shyamalan has hinted that the movie is unusual and veers away from some of his more recent work.

Alto Knights—November 15th

Robert DeNiro playing not just one, but two roles in an upcoming mob thriller has our full attention. The film follows the feud between mob bosses Vito Genovese and Frank Costello—both played by DeNiro—in the 1950s, and the war they waged for dominance.