Top Thriller Movies


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

71. Girl Who Played with Fire, The ( Flickan som lekte med elden )

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Swedish
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Actors: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Sofia Ledarp
Plot: The second film of The Millenium Trilogy finds Lisbeth Salander being hunted for murder. The infallible evidence she built in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is now the most damning thing in her life!

72. The Lady Vanishes

Year of Release: 1938
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Actors: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty
Plot: A night of bad weather strands a trans-European trains in a small country Inn. Socialite Iris Henderson strikes up a conversation with an old governess Miss Froy. When the journey resumes, Miss Froy has disappeared, and with the help of a musician, she vows to get to the bottom of the mystery.

73. I Am Legend

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Francis Lawrence
Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Paradox Pollack, Salli Richardson
Plot: Due to a terrible virus, a scientist believes he is the last human on earth. After three years of trying to survive from the infected, he seeks hope.

74. Kingsman: The Secret Service

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Actors: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong
Plot: A street-wise punk with a set of fast hands (and a faster mouth), finds himself recruited by an underground spy agency. If he can pass their test, he will be one of the new initiated into their ranks - just a threat from a twisted tech genius threatens the world.

75. Identity

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Mangold
Actors: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina
Plot: A group of strangers find themselves stranded in a Nevada motel during a freak rainstorm. One by one they are being murdered, but the for what reason?

76. Perfect Blue

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Satoshi Kon
Actors: Bridget Hoffman, Wendee Lee, R. Martin Klein, Michael Lindsay
Plot: A retired pop idol begins a new career as a risque actress, but when she finds a website that has intimate details of her life, she begins to question her own life.

77. Conformist, The ( conformista, Il )

Year of Release: 1970
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Italian
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Actors: Stefania Sandrelli, Fosco Giachetti, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gastone Moschin
Plot: An Italian fascist with a complicated past is tasked with hunting down his old professor, who has fled Italy and is not considered an anti-fascist threat.

78. Fatal Attraction

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Adrian Lyne
Actors: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen
Plot: Despite having a beautiful wife and child, Douglas, a New York city lawyer puts his perfect life in jeopardy by having a one-night stand with a woman (Close) he just met.

79. The Innocents

Year of Release: 1961
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jack Clayton
Actors: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave
Plot: Based on the classic short story "The Turn of the Screw" a governess in Victorian England arrives at an estate and is given full control in how to raise the two children there. However, soon after arriving, she becomes convinced the ghosts of the former governess and valet are possessing the children.

80. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance ( Boksuneun naui geot )

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Korean
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Chan-wook Park
Actors: Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Du-na Bae, Ji-Eun Lim
Plot: A man desperately wants to save his sister from dying of kidney failure - but he goes from being conned in a black market operation to kidnaping the daughter of a wealthy industrialist. As things go from bad to worse, anger and revenge take over.

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