Best Thriller Movies

Black Swan

Black Swan

Black Swan
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second…

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Inception

Inception

Inception
IMDb: 8.8
148 min

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered…

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
IMDb: 9.0
152 min

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations…

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men
IMDb: 8.1
122 min

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed…

The Prestige

The Prestige

The Prestige
IMDb: 8.5
130 min

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy — full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

The Departed

The Departed

The Departed
IMDb: 8.5
151 min

To take down South Boston’s Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop…

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others
IMDb: 8.4
137 min

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and…

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Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Batman Begins
IMDb: 8.2
140 min

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates…

Sin City

Sin City

Sin City
IMDb: 8.0
124 min

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops,…

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

Oldboy

Oldboy

Oldboy
IMDb: 8.4
120 min

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

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Memento

Memento

Memento
IMDb: 8.4
113 min

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife’s killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from…

Fight Club

Fight Club

Fight Club
IMDb: 8.8
139 min

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground ”fight clubs” forming in every…

L A Confidential

L A Confidential

L A Confidential
IMDb: 8.2
138 min

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night…

Fargo

Fargo

Fargo
IMDb: 8.1
98 min

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt… but he’s got a plan. He’s going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a…

Heat

Heat

Heat
IMDb: 8.2
170 min

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects…

se7en

se7en

se7en
IMDb: 8.6
127 min

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the ”seven deadly sins” in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers…

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
IMDb: 8.5
106 min

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him…

Leon: The Professional

Leon: The Professional

Leon: The Professional
IMDb: 8.5
110 min

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective ”cleaner”. But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he…

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
IMDb: 8.9
154 min

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster’s moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously…

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs
IMDb: 8.3
99 min

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors — veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange,…

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
IMDb: 8.5
137 min

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the…

The Silence Of The Lambs

The Silence Of The Lambs

The Silence Of The Lambs
IMDb: 8.6
119 min

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving…

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
IMDb: 8.7
145 min

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under…

Die Hard

Die Hard

Die Hard
IMDb: 8.2
131 min

NYPD cop, John McClane’s plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken…

Aliens

Aliens

Aliens
IMDb: 8.3
137 min

When Ripley’s lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company…

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Blade Runner
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their…

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver
IMDb: N/A
114

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to…

Jaws

Jaws

Jaws
IMDb: N/A
124

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown
IMDb: N/A
130

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband’s extra-marital affair, Gittes…

The Godfather

The Godfather

The Godfather
IMDb: N/A
175

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his…

Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes
IMDb: N/A
146

An entomologist suffers extreme psychological and sexual torture after being taken captive by the residents of a poor seaside village.

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: N/A
110

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the…

Psycho

Psycho

Psycho
IMDb: N/A
109

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates…

The Hole

The Hole

The Hole
IMDb: N/A
132

Four prison inmates have been hatching a plan to literally dig out of jail when another prisoner, Claude Gaspard, is moved into their cell. They take a risk and share…

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

North by Northwest
IMDb: N/A
136

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

Vertigo

Vertigo

Vertigo
IMDb: N/A
128

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil
IMDb: N/A
95

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When…

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution
IMDb: N/A
116

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a…

Diaboliques

Diaboliques

Diaboliques
IMDb: N/A
117

The cruel and abusive headmaster of a boarding school, Michel Delassalle, is murdered by an unlikely duo — his meek wife and the mistress he brazenly flaunts. The women become…

Rear Window

Rear Window

Rear Window
IMDb: N/A
112

Professional photographer L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of…

The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear
IMDb: N/A
153

In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense…

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train
IMDb: N/A
101

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder—a theory that he plans to implement.

The Third Man

The Third Man

The Third Man
IMDb: N/A
105

In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. Martins develops…

Notorious

Notorious

Notorious
IMDb: N/A
103

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they…

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity
IMDb: N/A
108

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners…

Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
IMDb: N/A
130

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several…

M

M

M
IMDb: N/A
117

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert’s heinous crimes are so repellant and…

Safety Last!

Safety Last!

Safety Last!
IMDb: N/A
70

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.