5 Best Thriller Shows on Apple TV+ to Binge This November
Looking for a thrilling way to spend a cold fall evening? Take a look at this list.
The hallmark of a really good thriller? Physical and psychological stress that makes your heart beat faster, and the feeling that the situation is so hopeless that only superhuman efforts can save it. Are your palms sweaty? Good.
We have collected five Apple TV thriller shows that will make you feel just that way.
1. Now and Then
Now and Then is a cocktail of a detective story with two timelines and a dramatic story about friendship, which can drastically change over time.
The plot centers on five childhood friends whose destinies changed dramatically after a tragic event in 2000, right after they graduated from university. Twenty-two years after that fateful evening, they all receive a mysterious text message from someone who knows what they did, inviting them to a reunion.
2. The Mosquito Coast
Talented inventor Allie Fox decides to move to Latin America with his wife and children. He hates the corruption of the industrial world and hopes that a quiet and happy life awaits them in their new home.
But Allie is being hunted by the US government. On the run from the Feds, the Foxes will face many obstacles that will turn this journey into a deadly ordeal.
3. Losing Alice
The Israeli drama follows Alice, who is both personally and professionally lost. Until she meets Sophie, a promising young screenwriter and femme fatale who claims to admire Alice's work.
Alice soon becomes obsessed with Sophie, involving her in her life in ways that go far beyond professional norms. In turn, Alice is drawn into Sophie's dark and destructive world, leaving the viewer increasingly perplexed as to who is using whom and for what purpose.
4. Dr. Brain
Dr. Brain is a series that will plunge you into a world where the boundaries between the human mind and technology are almost erased.
The main character, a brilliant neurosurgeon with a complete lack of empathy, masters a technology that allows him to take away the memories of the dead and uses this "gift" to investigate the mysterious death of his family.
5. Defending Jacob
Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney in Newton. He takes on the investigation of the murder of a high school student. Soon, Barber's own 14-year-old son, Jacob, becomes the prime suspect. The father tries to protect his child, but the evidence points to guilt.
The show, based on the novel of the same name by William Landay, attracts attention primarily because of its excellent cast. Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery and young star Jaeden Martell are the main actors.