50 best Netflix crime shows to watch right now

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A list of the 50 best Netflix crime shows

Over the last few years, we’ve seen one genre become more and more popular: crime shows. If you like Netflix crime shows, this is the list for you.

We see crime shows told from the point of view of the police, of the criminals, of the media and from the lawyers and judges presiding over these cases. No matter what side you prefer, there’s a show for you here on this list of the best Netflix crime shows to watch right now.

We’ll be sure to update this list as more new Netflix crime shows are available to stream.

Let’s get the list started with one of the Netflix TV fan-favorites, Lucifer! 

*Updated Sept. 11, 2020*

Netflix crime shows: Lucifer

4 seasons 

Created by Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson 

Starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Rachael Harris, Scarlett Estevez, Kevin Rankin, Tricia Helfer, Aimee Garcia, Tom Welling, and Inbar Lavi

Lucifer is one of the best shows on Netflix. Based on the stories of DC Comics character by Neil Gaiman, Lucifer tells the story of Lucifer Morningstar, played by Tom Ellis, after he leaves Hell and starts working as a consultant for the LAPD. That’s where the series stars anyway; it’s so much more than that.

The series premiered on FOX and ran for three seasons on the network before it was canceled. Netflix picked up the show and renewed the show for season 4 and season 5. The most recent episodes were added in August 2020. The remaining episodes of the fifth season are coming to Netflix in 2021.

Lucifer is coming back for a sixth and final season on Netflix. Originally, season 5 was going to be the last season, but Netflix renewed the series for 10 more episodes to the delight of Lucifer fans around the world.

Stay tuned for the release date of the remaining episodes of the Netflix series! We’ll let you know more when we find out.