Best Thriller Movies – page 5

 8.2
 874K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 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 by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: neo noir, harsh, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: robbery, small town, attempted robbery, twists and turns, gangsters, self defense, revenge, violent, vigilantism, sex scene, family relations, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, maniac, killer as protagonist, police investigation, prison, prisoner, violence, serial killer as protagonist, male female relationship, escape, male protagonist ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1969, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, seattle
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 7.3
 419K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, plot twist, invulnerability, twists and turns, train crash, self discovery, father son relationship, supernatural ability, mystery, villain, a vision, supernatural power ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.0
 232K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, killer child, orphan, murder, female psychopath, twists and turns, mysterious character, parents and children, murderer, family in danger, serial killer, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Currently unknown.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, slasher, gothic ...
Plot: twists and turns, domestic violence, stalker, stalking, invisibility, home invasion, abusive boyfriend, sadist, homicidal maniac, suicide, psychological abuse, murder ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: california, san francisco
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 7.3
 297K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: autism, accountant, assassin, lone hero, mathematics, organized crime, justice, twists and turns, gunfight, sniper, hitman, investigation ...
Time: year 2010, 80s, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, germany, new hampshire, illinois ...
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 7.4
 281K
Uncut Gems (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Howard Ratner, a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.
Style: neo noir, suspense, uplifting, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, infidelity, jeweler, threat, auction, scam, adultery, surprise, murder, jewish, gangsters ...
Time: future, year 2010, year 2012
Place: new york, ethiopia, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 356K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: airplane, alcohol abuse, air disaster, addiction, courage, pilot, disaster, stewardess, morality, investigation, court, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, non-linear, atmospheric, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, strong female lead, vengeance, sword fight, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, tough girl, master warrior, assassin, vigilante, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
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 6.8
 327K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, macabre, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: female protagonist, dna, creature, scientist, mutation, expedition, research, biologist, animal attack, transformation, psychologist, genetics ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, pakistan
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, neo noir, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, investigation, police detective, violence, robot, dark future, flying car, bounty hunter, existentialism, menage a trois, distopia ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, 2020s, year 1966 ...
Place: california, los angeles, san diego california, las vegas
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, guilt, depression, high school, school shooting, prison visit, mental illness, family problems, parents and children, sociopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, dark, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, rape, twists and turns, murder, lawyer, investigator, serial killer, evidence, revenge, mystery, obsession, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university, south america
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 7.8
 437K
Crash (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, police, prejudice, multiple storylines, plot twist, catastrophe, sexual harassment, racist, racial tension, social injustice, redemption, class differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, santa monica california, puerto rico ...
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 7.6
 65K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, sad ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, terrorist attack, jihad, religious fanatic, courage, hotel, hostage, swat team, cruelty, survival, chaos ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, australia, pakistan, bombay india ...
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 6.6
 165K
The Old Guard (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Four immortal mercenaries who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, captivating, exciting, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: immortality, ambush, female protagonist, strong female lead, immortal, gay, superhero, home invasion, female warrior, female soldier, shared dream, existentialism ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, 2020s
Place: afghanistan, sudan, london, morocco, france ...
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 6.4
 316K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, female protagonist, spy, strong female lead, secret service, double agent, chase, agent as target, female spy, russian, one woman army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, russia, washington d.c., north korea, usa ...
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, secret agents, one man army, daring rescue, u.s. president, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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 7.7
 266K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, justice, court, marines, army investigation, court martial, hotshot lawyer, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
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 6.7
 203K
Extraction (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord…
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mercenary, kidnapping, rescue mission, one against many, ex special forces, machismo, swat team, death threat, crimes, stranded, jungle, one man army ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: india, bangladesh, australia, mumbai india
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 6.7
 86K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, forest, youth, camping, strong violent content, chase, gang, fear, murder, lost in the woods, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, united kingdom
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Escape From Pretoria (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison…
Style: suspense, political, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, apartheid, escape, political activism, human spirit, prison, maximum security prison, freedom, political prisoner, political activist, politics, political persecution ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, 20th century
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, africa, australia, south australia ...
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 5.6
 41K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold, mine, truck driver, rescue, avalanche, mission, trapped, self sacrifice, life risking, ice, struggle for survival, risk ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, twist ending, mind bending, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, deathtrap, zombie, trapped, cabin in the woods, dark humor, death, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 343K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, murder, crimes, tough guy, ex military, dishonesty, assassin, vigilantism, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio, baghdad iraq
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 8.0
 770K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, dark, surreal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: corruption, crimes, vengeance, distopia, justice, dark hero, multiple storylines, killings, hitman, revenge, tough heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 2000s ...
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 7.5
 187K
Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, experimental, neo noir ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, revenge, murder, microchip, nanotechnology, distopia, cyborgs, surgery, super soldier, evil wins, super computer ...
Time: future, near future
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, social injustice, judge, insanity, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism, villain, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.4
 577K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, mind bending, confusing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, cyberpunk, time paradox, organized crime, distopia, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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