50 Best Crime Shows on Netflix Australia

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

Crime shows are extremely popular with people be it focused on the criminal's life or the law enforcement team catching them. And Netflix is no exception, with great shows like Orange Is The New Black, Narcos, and Peaky Blinders tackling everything from the emotional connections between gang members to the struggles of surviving prison. Here's a list of 50 best crime shows on Netflix Australia streaming right now.

Marvel’s Daredevil

Marvel's Daredevil 2016
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Action, Crime

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Drew Goddard

Blinded as a young boy, Matt Murdock fights injustice by day as a lawyer and by night as the Super Hero Daredevil in Hell's Kitchen, New York City.

Actor(s):   Ayelet Zurer, Bob Gunton, Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Rosario Dawson, Scott Glenn, Toby Leonard Moore, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vondie Curtis-Hall

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Marvel’s The Punisher

Marvel's The Punisher 2017
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   55/100

Genre:   Action, Crime

Available From:   2017-11-17

Year:   2019

Creator(s):   Steve Lightfoot

A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his familys murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.

Actor(s):   Amber Rose Revah, Ben Barnes, Daniel Webber, Deborah Ann Woll, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jaime Ray Newman, Jason R. Moore, Jon Bernthal, Michael Nathanson, Paul Schulze

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Narcos: Mexico

Narcos: Mexico 2018
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Drama

Available From:   2018-11-16

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, Doug Miro

Witness the birth of the Mexican drug war in the 1980s as a gritty new 'Narcos' saga chronicles the true story of the Guadalajara cartel's ascent.

Actor(s):   Alyssa Diaz, Clark Freeman, Diego Luna, Joaquin Cosio, Jose Maria Yazpik, Mark Kubr, Matt Letscher, Michael Pena, Tenoch Huerta

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace

The Assassination of Gianni Versace 2018
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2019-03-06

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Not Available

Defining moments in Andrew Cunanan's life, starting in childhood, lead up to a 1997 murder spree that kills five, including fashion icon Gianni Versace.

Actor(s):   Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, Penelope Cruz, Ricky Martin

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Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black 2017
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Jenji Kohan

A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women's prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy-winning series from the creator of 'Weeds.'

Actor(s):   Catherine Curtin, Danielle Brooks, Dascha Polanco, Emma Myles, Jason Biggs, Joel Marsh Garland, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Lea DeLaria, Lori Petty, Matt McGorry, Michael Harney, Natasha Lyonne, Nick Sandow, Pablo Schreiber, Ruby Rose, Samira Wiley, Selenis Leyva, Taryn Manning, Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Vicky Jeudy, Yael Stone

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American Crime Story

American Crime Story 2016
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Biography, Crime, Drama

Available From:   2016-11-01

Year:   2016

Creator(s):   Not Available

O.J. Simpson's double-murder trial, dubbed 'the Trial of the Century,' is dramatized from the perspective of both the prosecution and the defense.

Actor(s):   Billy Magnussen, Bruce Greenwood, Cheryl Ladd, Christian Clemenson, Connie Britton, Courtney B. Vance, Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, Evan Handler, John Travolta, Jordana Brewster, Kenneth Choi, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Nathan Lane, Sarah Paulson, Selma Blair, Sterling K. Brown, Steven Pasquale

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Homeland 2015
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2019-02-15

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Not Available

When a prisoner of war returns home after years in captivity, a CIA agent suspects the Marine of having been turned into an Al Qaeda terrorist.

Actor(s):   Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, David Harewood, David Marciano, Diego Klattenhoff, Jackson Pace, Jamey Sheridan, Mandy Patinkin, Morena Baccarin, Morgan Saylor, Navid Negahban, Rupert Friend

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Bodyguard 2018
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2018-10-24

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Jed Mercurio

After helping thwart a terrorist attack, a war veteran is assigned to protect a politician who was a main proponent of the very conflict he fought in.

Actor(s):   Ash Tandon, Gina McKee, Keeley Hawes, Nicholas Gleaves, Paul Ready, Pippa Haywood, Richard Madden, Sophie Rundle, Stuart Bowman, Tom Brooke, Vincent Franklin

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Dark 2017
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.

Actor(s):   Anatole Taubman, Andreas Pietschmann, Angela Winkler, Anne Ratte-Polle, Jordis Triebel, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Louis Hofmann, Maja Schone, Mark Waschke, Michael Mendl, Oliver Masucci, Sebastian Rudolph, Stephan Kampwirth

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Fargo 2015
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2015

Creator(s):   Not Available

Inspired by the classic Coen Brothers film of the same title, this new limited series embroils several quirky Minnesotans in a different 'true' crime.

Actor(s):   Billy Bob Thornton, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman

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