8 Eerie-Yet-Addictive Thrillers To Fill The Void After Watching ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’

A spine-tingling watch for everyone

After the buzz and intrigue over the release Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers, it’s clear that fans of the best-selling author—and her previous hit, Big Little Lies—flocked to their small screens to absorb her next creation.

As a result, the internet is flooded with chatter about the eerie series, thanks to its fascinating and ambiguous storyline, and of course, its star-studded line up.

For those unfamiliar with the new series, the show is based of Moriarty’s best-selling novel of the same name and follows nine “stressed city-dwellers” who are attempting to “get on a path to a better way of living,” by headed to a 10-day retreat located at a “boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation”. Run by Nicole Kidman—and her Russian accent in tow—the group must learn to better themselves while suspicious activity is at play.

Fascinating and edge-of-your-set viewing, the highly-anticipated series is the perfect way to pass the time while adhering to lockdown rules at home. 

But, if you’re like us and you’re ready for your next captivating must-watch, there’s no better time to sink your teeth into yet another cult-favourite series.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best television shows that are sure to fill the Nine Perfect Strangers void in your heart.

The White Lotus

The White Lotus
The White Lotus follows a pack of travellers attending a retreat in Hawaii of the same name. A six-episode series, The White Lotus shares a look into the vacations of various hotel guests over the span of the week, while they relax, rejuvenate and commit crimes in paradise.

Watch The White Lotus on Binge & Foxtel here.

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Lisey’s Story

Lisey's Story

Based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, Lisey’s Story follows Lisey Landon, who is the widow of a wildly successful and late novelist, Scott Landon. Just like the book, the series tells two stories, both Lisey’s story in the present, and the story of her dead husband’s life, as remembered by her.

Watch Lisey’s Story on AppleTV+ here.

Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told is an addictive psychological thriller that follows a hit true crime podcast that’s content leads to the reopening of a murder case, threatening to unravel the carefully constructed life of the victim’s daughter. A certified edge-of-your-seat watch.

Watch Truth Be Told On AppleTV+ here.

Tell Me Your Secrets

Tell Me Your Secrets
Tell Me Your Secrets follows three characters who deal with mysterious and troubling pasts. Emma—formerly known as Karen Miller—is a woman who has come across a dangerous killer; John, is a former serial predator desperate to find redemption and Mary is a grieving mother obsessed with finding her daughter. Each of the three are pushed to the edge, and of course, the truth between victim and perpetrator begins to blur.

Watch Tell Me Your Secrets on Amazon Prime here.

Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes follows married couple Adele and David, who become separately entangled with a single mother called Louise, after David begins an affair with her, while Adele develops a close friendship to Louise. However, the real personas behind each of them becomes murky when astral projection gets involved.

Watch Behind Her Eyes on Netflix here.



Servant follows a wealthy Philadelphia couple, Dorothy and Sean Turner, who have endured the death of their 13 week-old son, Jericho. The couple undergoes transitory object therapy using a lifelike reborn doll after Dorothy experiences a full psychotic break.

Watch Servant on AppleTV+ here.

Big Little Lies

Big Little LIes

Liane Moriarty’s freshman work, Big Little Lies involves ex-husbands and second wives, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies that the a group of women tell themselves to survive. The series is a dark, yet comedic, tale of murder and mischief in the tranquil beachfront town of Monterey, California.

Watch Big Little Lies on Amazon Prime here.

Losing Alice

Losing Alice

Losing Alice follows Alice Ginor, a 48-year-old filmmaker who feels her career is at a standstill due to her age. Feeling like her external age makes her no longer relevant and tired in the face of the endless energy of her three daughters—whom she raises together with David, a successful and coveted actor—Alice explores outside of her sexuality to see what adventures await.

Watch Losing Alice on ApplyTV+ here.

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