Best Thriller Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Thriller Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending and psychological. Plot: murder, violence, escape, rescue, death, chase, deception, revenge, crimes and danger. Genre: Thriller, Action and Crime. Country: USA, UK and China.
Best Thriller Movies of 2021
Best Thriller Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Nobody (2021), Army of the Dead (2021), Old (2021), Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021), Wrong Turn (2021), Irul (2021), Blood Red Sky (2021), Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021), Till Death (2021), The Little Things (2021), Don't Breathe 2 (2021), Last Night in Soho (2021), Stillwater (2021), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021), The Voyeurs (2021), Girl in the Basement (2021), The Vault (2021), The Forever Purge (2021), Stowaway (2021), No Time To Die (2021).

List of Best Movies

 7.4
 236K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, funny, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: one against many, martial arts, home invasion, vengeance, tough guy, one man army, gangsters, russian mafia, crimes, nightclub, assassin, family relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
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Army of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
Style: unusual plot structure, psychotronic, road movie, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, walking dead, heist, survival, zombie attack, battlefield, zombie outbreak, mercenary, safe, survival horror ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
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 5.8
 113K
Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: macabre, mysterious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: time, vacation, aging, island, rapid aging, race against time, ocean, medical experiment, escape, tropical island, island prison, family vacation ...
Time: 2020s
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, torture, trap, police officer, violence, mind game, murder, serial killer, master criminal, investigation, deathtrap, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
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 5.5
 30K
Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cannibalism, escape, characters killed one by one, lost in the woods, abduction, cult, community, group of friends, forest, cannibal, murder, secret society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia, appalachia
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 5.8
 3K
Irul (2021)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dark rainy night, an empty house, a stranded couple and an unknown man. A sleek game of the cat and the mouse starts playing on, as the three of them find a dead body in the basement.
Style: bleak, psychotronic, scary, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: psycho, serial killer, stranded, corpse, mind game, murder, violence, stranger, victim, death, society, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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 6.1
 47K
Blood Red Sky (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: supernatural, terrorism, airplane, hostage situation, violence, vampire, terrorist attack, hijacker, woman, flying, hijacking, hidden identity ...
Place: germany
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Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy finds himself pursued by two assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert determined to protecting him - and a forest fire threatening to consume them all. Download : ...
Style: suspense, captivating, feminist film, neo noir, psychological thriller
Plot: female protagonist, murder witness, survival, home invasion, strong female character, assassin, strong female lead, murder, forest fire, crimes, runaway, fire brigade ...
Time: 2020s
Place: florida, montana
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 5.8
 21K
Till Death (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a romantic evening at their secluded lake house, a woman wakes up handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, she must fight off hired killers to escape her late spouse's twisted plan.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, survival horror, winter, revenge, hitman, revenge plot, dead husband, survival, infidelity, lawyer, snow, cold ...
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The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, murder of a prostitute, murder, missing person, police, african american protagonist, serial murder, police station, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: los angeles
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Don't Breathe 2 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Blind Man has been hiding out for several years in an isolated cabin and has taken in and raised a young girl orphaned from a devastating house fire. Their quiet life together is shattered when a group of criminals kidnap the girl, forcing the ...
Style: twist ending, slasher, suspenseful, tense, brutal ...
Plot: blind man, home invasion, sole survivor, house, kidnapping, recluse, murder, gunfight, criminal, invasion, human dog relationship, loneliness ...
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Last Night in Soho (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.
Style: gothic, macabre, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, brothel, time travel, mystery, female serial killer, darkness, seeing dead people, fashion designer, murder mystery, clairvoyant, nightmare, ghost ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1960, 2020s, year 1969
Place: london, england
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 6.6
 41K
Stillwater (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a ...
Style: suspense, inspirational, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, prisoner, father, crimes, lesbian love, investigation, father daughter estrangement, accused of murder, hopes, father and daughter, framed for murder, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, marseille
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: navy, one man army, terrorism, prison fight, prison, tough guy, u.s. navy, police, soldier, warrior, swat team, gunfight ...
Time: 2020s
Place: syria, usa, langley virginia, atlanta georgia, pentagon ...
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 6.0
 20K
The Voyeurs (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young couple, find themselves becoming interested in the sex life of their neighbors across the street. What starts as an innocent curiosity turns into an unhealthy obsession.
Style: erotic, suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, infidelity, peeping, female voyeur, cheating wife, voyeur, exhibitionist, erotica, espionage, peeping tom, exhibitionism, eye surgery ...
Place: montreal
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Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, feminist film, psychological thriller
Plot: hostage, captivity, abusive father, basement, father daughter relationship, violent father, domineering father, father daughter incest, crimes, hidden room, bomb shelter, rescue ...
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 6.4
 24K
The Vault (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When an engineer learns of a mysterious, impenetrable fortress hidden under The Bank of Spain, he joins a crew of master thieves who plan to steal the legendary lost treasure locked inside while the whole country is distracted by Spain's World ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank, bank robbery, master criminal, engineer, perfect crime, burglar, plan, secret plan, criminal heroes, assault, safecracking ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, year 2010
Place: spain, madrid, london
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The Forever Purge (2021)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end as they chase a group of immigrants who they want to punish because of their harsh historical past.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: cowboy, distopia, manhunt, survival, mayhem, survival horror, desert, sadistic violence, social decay, police officer killed, human monster, violence ...
Time: near future
Place: el paso texas, texas, mexico, usa
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 5.6
 46K
Stowaway (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
Style: suspense, futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: outer space, space travel, trapped in space, spacecraft, survival, space exploration, mars, astronaut, struggle for survival, teamwork, team, problem solving ...
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 7.3
 382K
No Time To Die (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: James Bond is retired and living a peaceful life, but after a visit from Felix Leiter, Bond must follow the trail of a dangerous new villain with never before seen technology.
Style: exciting, epic, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: james bond, spy, espionage, cia, cia agent, secret service, crimes, infection, british intelligence, british secret service, 007, agent ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: jamaica, london, havana cuba, italy, norway ...
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 5.6
 40K
The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold, truck driver, mine, rescue, snow, trapped, avalanche, mission, ice, driver, self sacrifice, survival ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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 6.2
 19K
Below Zero (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: rapist, police, person on fire, cold, revenge, struggle for survival, convict, sole survivor, confined, male nudity, prisoner, death ...
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, scary, suspense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killing spree, violence, evil, massacre, hospital, maniac, crimes, murder ...
Time: year 1978
Place: usa, illinois
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 7.1
 170K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, crime boss, lone hero, heist, fighting crime, gangsters, security guard, robbery, fight for justice, working undercover, ex soldier, murder of son ...
Time: 2020s
Place: los angeles, north america, usa
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 6.5
 38K
Oxygen (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: space travel, oxygen, isolation, survival horror, locked in, outer space, escape, virus, pandemic, cryogenics, memory loss, technology ...
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 6.1
 31K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: female assassin, revenge, female killer, hitman, vengeance, spy, drone, assassin, murder, chase, female protagonist, female mercenary ...
Time: future, year 1991
Place: vietnam, london, bucharest
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 5.2
 16K
Intrusion (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a husband and wife move to a small town, a home invasion leaves the wife traumatized and suspicious that those around her might not be who they seem.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: home invasion, psychological trauma, penetration, small town, privacy invasion, suspicion, social problems, paranoia, psychopath, nosy neighbor, suspicious wife, tailing a suspect ...
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 5.3
 16K
Hypnotic (2021)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman seeking self-improvement enlists the help of a renowned hypnotist but, after a handful of intense sessions, discovers unexpected and deadly consequences.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: memory, brain, psychologist, hypnosis, spell, stillbirth, restraining order, murder, doctor, phobia, anxiety, tragedy ...
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 5.4
 48K
Infinite (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, captivating, tense, spiritual ...
Plot: reincarnation, russian roulette, schizophrenia, final battle, destruction, secret, final showdown, struggle, past life, secret society, shock treatment, woman kills a man ...
Time: year 1985, 2020s, 80s
Place: london, himalaya, scotland, north america, usa ...
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, monster, villain, alien monster, human versus alien, alien parasite, alien creature, experiment gone awry, revenge, heroes, alien, sociopath ...
Time: 2020s, 90s, year 1996
Place: san francisco, california, north america, usa, mexico
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