This February there are more mysteries afoot than just figuring out your secret admirer. Treat yourself this month with what you love most—mystery and thriller movies free to stream! Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon have a wide selection coming to their services throughout the month, from classic legal thrillers like The Rainmaker to acclaimed sci-fi mysteries like The Prestige. And whether you're looking for family-friendly favorites like The Spy Next Door or erotic indie films like Lost Girls and Love Hotels, this list has got everything you need.
In this comedic crime thriller from 1997, small-time con man Franklin Hatchett (Chris Tucker) lands in jail after an unfortunate run-in with TV reporter James Russell (Charlie Sheen), who's doing a report on inner city crime. After the prisoner transport van is attacked, Franklin lands in hot water when the man he's handcuffed to—criminal Raymond Villard (Gérard Ismaël)—kills everyone and escapes on a helicopter. Franklin narrowly escapes his own death, but becomes a media sensation as he's falsely linked to Villard. His only hope? Teaming up with the very reporter that got him into this mess.
It's 1954, and U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) heads to Boston's isolated Ashecliffe Hospital to investigate the disturbing disappearance of an escaped murderer. But amid his discoveries of the hospital's illegal and sinister treatments, Teddy finds himself denied resources that would bring his investigation success. Has this whole case been thrown together to lure Teddy to the hospital for the criminally insane? Or is there something even more puzzling afoot?
The Bank Job
In this 2008 Jason Statham thriller, down on his luck car salesman Terry Leather gets a tip from former model Martine Love that a bank on London's Baker Street is going to be without an alarm for a week. Terry puts together a team with Martine to tunnel into the vault and pull off a heist. But what Terry doesn't know is that Martine has ulterior motives. While Terry has his eyes set on a simple pay day, Martine makes a go at a treasure trove of dirty and dangerous secrets.
Coming From Insanity
Based on a true story, this film follows Kossi (Gabriel Afolayan), a genius boy who was trafficked through the Nigerian borders in the mid-1990s. Ending up in an upper-middle class home in Lagos, Kossi works as a house boy. But as he reaches adulthood, Kossi has found a way to better his position—he has perfected the art of counterfeiting money. Kossi isn't in the clear, however, as an EFCC agent is determined to bring his growing operation down.
In this historical thriller, a group of Israeli secret agents go on a hunt to find Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley)—the Nazi officer who conceptualized the devastating "Final Solution" of the Holocaust. Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) leads his team against the deviously manipulative Eichmann, who they track to Buenos Aires. After the innumerable tragic losses of World War II, the agents will stop at nothing to bring justice to Eichmann.
The Girl on The Train
Based on the book of the same name by Paula Hawkins, this movie is a Hindi adaptation of the American film. The routine of a newly divorced alcoholic woman gets thrown when, while on the train she takes every day to work, she witnesses something terrible take place at the house of a couple she fantasizes about daily. She entangles herself in the investigation to find out the truth about the not-so-perfect pair—but she may discover secrets from her own life that could change everything.
Mommy is a Murderer
A recent movie from Lifetime, this film follows Karina (Bree Williamson) as she builds a friendship with Lena (Heather McComb) and her young daughter Mallie (Josie M. Parker). But the closer Karina gets to the family, the more peculiar they seem.
Tempted by Danger
Another 2020 Lifetime movie, Tempted by Danger centers around attorney Nicole Brooks (Gabrielle Graham). She begins a relationship with handsome executive Michael (Michael Xavier), but things quickly spiral out of control when his obsession with her grows dangerous.
Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte), a small-town cop, looks into a hunting death with suspicious circumstances. However, Wade himself is a deeply troubled man, and the complicated troubles of his own life begin to wear away at his sanity. Will he bring justice through his difficulties distinguishing what's real? Or will he fall apart under the pressure?
This crime drama set in the late-1980s unfolds from the perspective of serial killer Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale). A psychopathic egotist, Bateman operates as a wealthy New York City executive by day, and a crazed killer by nightfall. As narcissism blurs into violence, he sets out to eliminate those he perceives as undesirables. American Psycho II, starring Mila Kunis, is also available!
Set in in London in 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline (Johnny Depp) is a clairvoyant police detective. The city is wracked by the brutal crimes of Jack the Ripper, and Abberline becomes quickly enmeshed in the investigation. But as Abberline begins to fall for Mary (Heather Graham)—a woman linked to several victims—the case only grows more and more dangerous for the inhabitants of White Chapel.
In this film from 1999, a hitman for the mob makes the risky decision to double-cross the crime family he's been working for. For his safety, the ex-assassin is put into the Witness Protection Program. He's happily in retirement, but when his family is put under threat by his former cohorts, he finds that he'll have to take his safety—and that of others on a coveted list of FBI witnesses—into his own hands.
Los Angeles cop John Berlin (Andy Garcia) relocates to a small town and joins the local police force, only to find himself immediately shuffled onto the investigation of a murder. As his colleagues dismiss several viable theories, Berlin follows a lead to a young and beautiful blind woman, Helena (Uma Thurman). As Berlin begins to fall for Jennifer, he knows that she is the key to finding a brutal serial killer.
Based on the book of the same name by John Grisham, this film follows young attorney Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon). Determined to make a difference in the world, Rudy takes on a corrupt insurance firm which holds lives in the balance. The odds are stacked against him in his very first case as he takes on big-time corporate lawyers and dirty judges. Luckily he has the help of Deck Schifflet (Danny DeVito)—a resourceful man who has not yet passed the bar.
Annie Laird (Demi Moore) is selected as a juror for the trial of a big mafia boss. Not long after her selection, Annie meets Mark Cordell (Alec Baldwin)—better known as "The Teacher"—who tells her that she must convince the jury to acquit the mafioso, or else everyone she loves will die. But no matter the outcome, Annie is a loose end. And a complication that runs deeper than Mark could have predicted for himself.
Only God Forgives
Julian (Ryan Gosling) is an emotionally numb drug smuggler in the criminal underworld of Bangkok. But his life gets turned upside down when his younger brother murders an underage prostitute and is killed by the girl's father in revenge. Julian's mother Crystal (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) stands as the head of a very powerful criminal organization, and when she arrives in Bangkok for her younger son's body, she demands Julian raise hell on those responsible for her boy's death.
Mousy bureaucrat Trelkovsky (Roman Polanski) moves into a Paris apartment, only to fall into a dangerous spiral of paranoia. The apartment he's rented once belonged to a young Egyptologist named Simone Choule, who attempted suicide. Plagued by spiteful neighbors and constant intimidation, Trelkovsky begins to believe a conspiracy that his landlord and neighbors are trying to get him to commit suicide next.
In this 1997 action thriller, serial killer Ryan Weaver (Ray Liotta) is a convicted criminal aboard a commercial flight for a prison transfer. When Ryan overpowers his guards with the help of another prisoner, a slaughter ensues. Flight attendant Teri Halloran (Lauren Holly) is left to land the plane herself—and outwit the smooth-talking killer in hopes of survival.
12 Hour Shift
In this comedic horror thriller, the year is 1999 and the body count is high. And so is junkie nurse Mandy (Angela Bettis), who's working a 12-hour shift at a hospital in Arkansas. Along with her cousin, Regina (Chloe Farnworth), Mandy gets in league with a group of black market criminals (Mick Foley, David Arquette, Dusty Warren) who trade in organs. The deadliest of heists ensue as Many and Regina try to find a replacement kidney for the dangerous organ traffickers.
Lost Girls and Love Hotels
During the day, Margaret (Alexandra Daddario) is an English teacher at a prominent Japanese flight attendant academy in Tokyo. Come nightfall, she loses herself in the city, drinking to excess to run from her haunted past and passing the time with fleeting men in love hotels. But when she meets Kazu (Takehiro Hira), she can't help but fall in love—despite the fact that he's a yakuza. Through darkness and light, danger and love, Margaret attempts to recklessly find herself abroad.
After Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) loses his job, he turns to his brother Clyde (Adam Driver) and his sister Mellie (Riley Keough) to convince them to join him on a heist. He wants to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway mid-NASCAR race—but they won't be able to do it alone. They'll need Joe Bang (Daniel Craig)—an expert safe cracker—on their side. First they just have to break him out of prison... Everything should run smoothly. If it weren't for the Logan family curse.
The Spy Next Door
Bob Ho (Jackie Chan) is an international secret agent on loan to the CIA. Yearning for a normal life, he walks away from the espionage business to settle down with his neighbor, Gillian (Amber Valletta). When an emergency has Gillian leaving her three kids with Bob—who she thinks is just a typical pen salesman—things go awry. Not only are the kids reluctant to accept him into their lives, but his secret identity is exposed to his Russian nemesis. In the midst of trying to earn the kids' respect, Bob must also battle off against terrorism.
The Ides of March
In this 2011 political thriller, Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) is a young and idealistic staffer—second in command of Governor Mike Morris's (George Clooney) presidential campaign. But Meyers is soon introduced to the dirty side of politics. As Morris's opponent makes sly plays for Meyers's skills, campaign endorsements hit a snag. Morris begins to fall for a beautiful intern, Molly Stearns (Evan Rachel Wood), but she's keeping a big secret. Is Morris too trusting for this line of work, or will his ideals see him through?
In London at the end of the 19th century, magicians Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) are close friends. But when Robert's wife Julia (Piper Perabo) dies in an accident during a performance, Robert's belief that Alfred is responsible tears their relationship apart. As time goes on and their careers blossom into fame, the men are vicious enemies. They go out of their way to sabotage one another on stage, crossing every line imaginable. When Alfred successfully performs an incredible trick, Robert is obsessed with finding out how he did it. But his journey for the truth may have dire consequences.
This M. Night Shyamalan mystery thriller from 2004 centers around an eerie and desolate Pennsylvania town. Living in isolation, the residents of this village adhere to a strict set of rules—they must never venture out into the rest of the world, or monsters which stalk along the village boundaries will attack them. But when a love triangle between Ivy (Bryce Dallas Howard), Lucius (Joaquin Phoenix), and the mentally disabled Noah (Adrien Brody) leads to Lucius getting injured, Ivy—who is blind—must leave to village to find help.
This 2020 crime drama stars Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, and Common. In order to bring down the mob, an ex-convict working undercover gets himself re-incarcerated at a maximum security prison.
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