Top Thriller Movies


The Top Thriller Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Thriller List". Lists are calculated daily.

61. Run Lola Run ( Lola rennt )

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Thriller/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tom Tykwer
Actors: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri
Plot: A women in Germany has 20 minutes to rob 100,00 Deutschmarks as each possible scenario runs through her head.

62. Michael Clayton

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Gilroy
Actors: George Clooney, Pamela Gray, Sydney Pollack, Tom Wilkinson
Plot: Michael Clayton is a "Clean up man" or a "Fixer" at a law firm that fixes people's legal problems by pulling strings of politicians and powerful people.

He gets involved in a case that wreaks of corruption. He tries desperately to get to the bottom of why the lead attorney has quit the case and gone missing.

63. Audition ( Ôdishon )

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Takashi Miike
Actors: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
Plot: When a widower decides to hold a fake movie audition to find the pefect replacement, what starts out as the pefect dream relationship turns into a nightmare.

64. Wait Until Dark

Year of Release: 1967
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Terence Young
Actors: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Plot: A blind woman is terrorized by a group of con-men who come up with an elaborate scheme to steal back a doll containing drugs.

65. Cape Fear

Year of Release: 1991
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Robert De Niro, Juliette Lewis
Plot: Fourteen years ago public defender Sam Bowden his evidence from his client Max Cady, a rapist, that could have acquitted him. Now, a just-released Cady, smarter, stronger and more psychotic, is ready to take revenge against the attorney and his family.

66. Witness

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Peter Weir
Actors: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Danny Glover
Plot: A young, Amish boy is witness to a crime in Philadelphia and in order to protect him before trail and officer is sent to go undercover to protect him. While adjusting to this new life, and feelings for the boy's mother, he has to be on the lookout of the killers who will stop at nothing to keep the boy silent.

67. Godson, The ( Samouraï, Le )

Year of Release: 1967
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Thriller/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Actors: François Périer, Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, Michel Boisrond
Plot: An expert hitman, living a meticulously planned existence, finds himself in a web of intrigue after he is witnessed leaving his latest assignment.

68. Devil's Advocate

Year of Release: 1997
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Taylor Hackford
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones
Plot: A new hotshot lawyer gets the opportunity of a lifetime to relocate and join a prestigious law firm. The price he pays is more than he bargains for.

69. Frailty

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Horror
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Bill Paxton
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Matt O'Leary, Jeremy Sumpter
Plot: An FBI agent runs into a man who claims his brother is a serial killer, which he begins to blame on his father's ridiculous claims of religious cleansing.

70. Limitless

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Neil Burger
Actors: Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel
Plot: A man thinks he has solved all his problems when an untested, top-secret drug makes him smarter, leading to financial and social success. But he never considered the side effects or the people who want to keep the drug to remain a secret.

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