June 2022 Netflix Horrors, Thrillers and True Crimes: Web of Make Believe, First Kill and More!

For those of you for whom going to the theatre might just seem like a bit much, but watching horror is a must, don’t worry, Netflix has you covered. From silly comedies to the most thrilling horror shows, the streaming giant has it all. Interested to know the June 2022 Netflix horror list? Keep reading to find out more.

June 2022 Netflix Horrors & Thrillers

1. Detak (June 2)

What happens when a doctor obsessed with hearts (and quite proficient with taking it out!) meets a traditional Indonesian dancer who makes his heart beat faster? This description almost makes it sound like this is the plot of a rom-com but 2021’s Detak, or Tarian Lengger Maut, is anything but a romance or a comedy. The trailer promises this film as being a dark and dreary watch, complete with mysterious deaths and a ritual involving the Lengger Dance to put an end to this reign of terror, Detak is one that will definitely intrigue you.

Watch it here.

2. Borgen: Power and Glory (June 2)

Official synopsis: “Foreign Minister Birgitte Nyborg finds her career in jeopardy when a dispute over oil in Greenland threatens to become an international crisis.”

Interested in the dark underbelly of world politics? Adam Price’s 8-episode-long investigative series brings just that and mind-numbingly more as you learn of international powers, the climate crisis and how power changes even the best of people out there.

Watch it here.

3. The Perfect Mother (June 3)

The Netflix plot says: “Convinced of her daughter’s innocence in a homicide, a devoted mother soon uncovers unsettling truths as the line between victim and perpetrator blurs.”

Based on the novel of the same name by Nina Darnton, the series stars Julie Gayet, Tomer Sisley, Eden Ducourant and Andreas Pietschmann, alongside other cast members. The series broaches the topic of what happens when your daughter gets embroiled in a murder case as the main suspect. Most importantly, what happens when it seems like it might just be the truth? The mini-series, directed by Fred Garson, is sure to keep audiences guessing!

Watch it here.

4. Two Summers (June 3)

The official synopsis of the series reads: “A close circle of friends reunites for a lavish holiday — decades after one of them was the victim of a sexual assault committed by others in the group.”

The 6-episode long Two Summers has the feel of I Know What You Did Last Summer with a group of friends reuniting for a holiday. What starts as a time of relaxation soon turns into absolute chaos after a video clip from three decades ago surfaces to haunt the group after so many years. Delicious and twisted, the series promises a wild ride from start to finish, hopefully with a very shocking end.

Watch it here.

5. First Kill (June 10)

The official synopsis reads: “Falling in love is tricky for teens Juliette and Calliope: One’s a vampire, the other’s a vampire hunter — and both are ready to make their first kill.”

Vampires, vampire hunters and a tale of Romeo and Juliet (well, sort of) – what does it feel like when two people who couldn’t be any more different fall for each other? This one’s going to feature a bloody romance like no other!

Watch the series here.

6. The Wrath of God (June 15)

Official synopsis: “Convinced the tragic deaths of her loved ones were orchestrated by a famous novelist she worked for, Luciana turns to a journalist to expose her truth.”

Starring Diego Peretti, Juan Minujín, and Macarena Achaga, this film is an adaptation of The Murder Book and is directed by Sebastián Schindel. The mystery-thriller promises a trippy ride where the audience, along with protagonist Luciana, will question what is real and what is fiction as she tries to protect her remaining relative from death’s grasp.

Watch it here.

7. Collision (June 16)

Official synopsis: “Over the course of one fateful day, a corrupt businessman and his socialite wife race to save their daughter from a notorious crime lord.”

Starring Langley Kirkwood, Zoey Sneedon, and Siphesihle Vazi, this African thriller is every parent’s worst nightmare. Will our scared but determined parents be able to find their daughter and save her from the clutches of the feared crime lord?

Watch the film here.

8. You Don’t Know Me (June 17)

Official synopsis: “When all the evidence points towards his guilt, a man on trial for murder uses his closing argument to recount his love affair with a mysterious woman.”

This gritty and intense courtroom thriller is for those who are interested in something other than your average horror show. Featuring a story that promises to be anything but ordinary, be prepared to be taken on a wild ride of one man’s story in order to absolve himself of a crime he apparently didn’t commit. The series stars Samuel Adewunmi, Sophie Wilde, and Bukky Bakray in lead roles.

Watch the series here.

9. Money Heist: Korea (June 24)

Official synopsis: “Thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them — as well as the shadowy mastermind behind it all.”

I mean, it’s Money Heist, but set in Korea. Need we say more?

Watch it here.

June 2022 True Crime Shows

1.  Mr. Good: Cop or Crook? (June 3)

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Netflix official synopsis: “In this riveting docuseries, when Norway’s top cop is suspected of drug trafficking, investigators must ask: Is he a good officer or a major criminal?”

We all love a good mystery, don’t we? One such mystery is surrounding Eirik Jensen, a Norwegian cop who might just be the biggest drug dealer or the best cop out there. Which is it? That’s a question the 4-episode-long docuseries leaves us with, all the while giving us proof for and against the question.

Watch it here.

2. Keep Sweet Pray and Obey (June 8)

Official synopsis: “This docuseries examines the rise of Warren Jeffs in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and his shocking criminal case.”

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Rachel Dretzin brings another harrowing tale that will keep you up at night. If Our Father got you intrigued, then this true-crime docuseries is sure to make your blood boil. Following Warren Jeffs and his polygamous sect of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the series uncovers the cult, the psychological, physical and sexual abuse of its victims and their tales of courage.

Watch it here.

4. Gladbeck: The Hostage Crisis (June 8)

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The official synopsis reads: “In August 1988, two armed bank robbers keep German police at bay for 54 hours during a hostage-taking drama that ends in a shootout and three deaths.”

the thrill of bank robberies and the heartbreak of it going wrong can make for fascinating watch and Gladbeck promises to be just that.

Watch it here.

5. Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet (June 15)

Official synopsis: “Conspiracy. Fraud. Violence. Murder. What starts out virtual can get real all too quickly — and when the web is worldwide, so are the consequences.”

This is a 6-episode anthology series on what happens when people fall for the internet’s web of lies and how the consequences can be severe even if the actions don’t take place offline. The internet can be a scary place and this true-crime documentary series knows that all too well.

Watch it here.

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