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From A Perfect Murder to The Gift: 7 Domestic thrillers to watch on Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime

We are counting down our picks for domestic thrillers after the lukewarm reception of Haseen Dillruba

Anukriti Chaturvedi
Jul 05, 2021
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Source: Netflix, Amazon and Disney+

Haseen Dillruba recently released on the OTT giant, Netflix. It stars Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane in pivotal roles. The movie has received some mixed reviews with mostly lukewarm reactions from both critics and the fans of the actors. 

If you are in town for some delectable dark domestic thrillers, worry not cause we’ve got you covered!

Here's a list of a few domestic thrillers that are bound to take you on a thrilling ride, which will leave you on the edge of your seats and wanting for more. 

A Perfect Murder | Netflix

Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Dougles and Vigo Mortenson, it is a fast paced thriller involving greed, affairs and the recipe for a perfect murder… or maybe not. 


Behind Her Eyes | Netflix

How twisted does it have to be for someone to have an affair with their married boss and befriending his wife at the same time? Find out all about it on Behind her eyes, based on Sarah Pinborough’s book of the same name. 

Andhadhun | Netflix

Andhadhun is one of the best thrillers to come out of Bollywood in recent times. Starring Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana and Radhike Apte, this movie has one twist after the other. This fast paced dark comedy revolves around Akash, a “blind” musician who witnesses a murder. 

Involving metaphors, greed, lovers, organ harvesters and a great accompanying score, Andhadhun is going to leave your heart pounding long after the movie is finished. 

The Good Liar | Netflix

Sir Ian McKellan and Helen Mirren star in this thriller involving a con man and a well to do widow as his new mark. What should have been a very simple con, soon turns complicated with high stakes. 

Big Little Lies | Disney+ Hotstar

Big Little Lies is a show that will definitely make you exclaim, “OH MY GOD, I didn't even see that coming!” Led by a cast of very capable ladies like Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and Zoe Kravitz, the series features shocking twists and delicious revenge. 

Gerald’s Game | Netflix

After Jessie’s husband dies on her, during a sex game, she is left handcuffed to the bed in a cabin in the middle of nowhere. In this Stephen King adaptation, Jessie must fight her inner demons and try to get free her hands off the cuffs.of her handcuffs.

The Gift | Amazon Prime Video

This is a psychological thriller where a married couple’s life is turned upside down with the entry of Gordo, an old acquaintance from high school. The film sees great performances from Rebecca Hall, Jason Bateman and Joel Edgerton. 

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