6 best crime dramas on Netflix

We bring you a list of crime dramas that you can binge through 

In the past few years, crime shows and documentaries have become a hugely popular genre with shows like CSI, Breaking Bad and The Jinx having fans across the globe. Hence, we bring you a list of our favourites that you can binge through whilst at home or on the move:


It follows the ripple effect one mystery murder has across two cities, London and Tokyo. A detective from Tokyo named Kenzo then heads to London in search of his assassin brother who leaves Japan after getting himself in trouble with the Yakuza. From cockney gangsters to cops and London’s criminal underworld, this drama is an incredible, must-see series.


A well-known British crime drama series, Luther stars Idris Elba as homicide detective John Luther, who solves murder cases. He ends up forming a strange relationship with his nemesis, a psychopath killer, and people around him are not sure if Luther is the detective he appears to be.


Have you ever thought about what goes inside the mind of a serial killer or tried to understand why serial killers are called serial killers? Well, this show takes you on the journey of exactly that. Based on the real life work of the FBI’s Behavioural Science Unit in the 1970s, Mindhunter team interviewed notorious serial killers in order to get the psychology of those who commit murder.

Making a Murderer

This true crime series depicts the real life story of Steven Avery, who was exonerated after serving 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. However, he was arrested for another murder just two years later. Making a Murderer was filmed for 13 years.


A forensics expert for the Miami police who helps to solve murders during the day, Dexter is a serial killer by night but he only targets other murderers who are not yet brought to justice for their crimes. The show follows how the lead Dexter struggles to maintain his double life and hide his biggest secret.


Based on a true story, Unbelievable is a tale of 18-year-old Marie, whose sexual assault claims ended up being questioned by those around her. And hence, she was charged to be lying about it. However, when two officers investigate similar attacks, they find the twisted truth of what actually happened to her.

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