What are the best thriller movies?

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    #1A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place is a 2018 psychological horror movie directed by John Krasinski. Starring Emily Blunt and the director himself, it tells the story of a family who lives in silence, in fear of a creature who hunts through sound.


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    Heather Watkins
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "watching this film in the cinemas feels like you'r part of their world. This movie is very unique and thrilling! Emilia Blunt's acting is phenomenal and John Krasinski is both an incredible director and actor! Also, I commend them for casting a deaf actress."
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    #2The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs is a crime, drama, and thriller movie directed by Jonathan Demme and launched on February 14, 1991. Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the plot follows the story of a psychopath Buffalo Bill.


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    Pranav Patel
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Anthony Hopkins is indeed one of the greatest actors of all time. His performance here is amazingly chilling. "
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    #3Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    Shutter Island is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese released in 2010. Leonardo di Caprio stars as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels who investigates the disappearance of a patient in an asylum for the criminally insane that quickly turns nightmarish.  


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    José Guadalupe Macías
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Leo deserved an award for his performance on Shutter Island! I hope they make more movies with similar concept, this story is mind-blowing!"
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    Jaws is a thriller film released in 1975 directed by Steven Spielberg, which is based on the 1974 novel of the same name written by Peter Benchley. This centers on man-eating great white shark which attacks beachgoers on Amity Island.


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    Sandra Ramos
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "I remember watching this as a Kid and never wanting to go near huge bodies of water. Jaws will always be a classic thriller film"
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    #5Scream 4

    Scream 4

    Scream 4 is a suspense, horror, and slasher film directed by Wes Craven. It was released in 2011 and stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and Alison Brie. It is about the events that transpired 15 years after the first Woodsboro massacre.


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    Laura Luna
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "I love Emma Roberts and anything that includes her. Scream 4 is a nice thriller movie and the twist is quite unexpected"
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    #6Black Swan

    Black Swan

    Black Swan is a 2010 psychological thriller set in the cutthroat world of New York City ballet. Nina, played by Natalie Portman, finds herself locked in a web of intrigue with a new rival at the company, both vying for the role of the Swan Queen. 


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    Betty Su
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Black Swan is truly a movie to watch you're a fan of mysteries. This made me realize how hard it must be for those who are in the ballet industry. I also think Natalie Portman deserves an Oscar for this performance. "
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    Saw is a mystery and psychological thriller directed by James Wan. it was first released in 2004. The story tells about two strangers who wake up in a room and discover they are pawns in a deadly game of a notorious serial killer. 


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    Ronald Santos
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "I don't know why but I really enjoy movies like Saw. though I will never recommend this to my kids because I believe its too violent for them."
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    #8Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive is a suspense and mystery drama directed by David Lynch. It was released in 2001 and starred Naomi Watts and Laura Harring. It is about an aspiring actress who found herself mired in a startling conspiracy.


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    Amy Franklin
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Amazing performance from Naomi Watts! I can rewatch this and still be amazed by the plot twists and revelations. "
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    #9The Babadook

    The Babadook

    Amelia (Essie Davis) lost her husband a few time ago. Now, she lives with her son and both start to feel the menace of a supernatural being that has entered into their lives through a childish book called the Babadook.


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    Lucy Mao
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Nice horror-thriller! The Babadook made me squeal from time to time."
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    #10Truth or Dare

    Truth or Dare

    Truth or Dare is a 2018 horror-thriller starring Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane. It was written by Michael Reisz and directed by Jeff Wadlow. Truth or Dare was released on April 13, 2018.


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    Eric Gilbert
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "I can still picture their creepy possessed faces. Nice teen horror film! If you guys liked this you should also try watching Unfriended."
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    San Francisco police detective Scottie Fergusson develops a fear of heights and is forced to retire when a colleague falls to his death during a chase. One of the most Alfred Hitchcock acclaimed movie.

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    Marie Jordan
    Written on July 8, 2018
    "It has an interesting premise. Good evening movie."
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    #12Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet
    Blue Velvet is a drama, mystery, and thriller movie directed and written by David Lynch himself. This movie follows the story of a college student and the strange story that happens at a small town in North Carolina.

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    Kenneth Armstrong
    Written on July 14, 2018
    "sensual mystery thrill"
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    Split is a 2016 film directed by M. Night Shyamalan which stars an incommensurable James McAvoy portraying almost 30 different personalities in a breathtaking thriller with a truly epic background story.  


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    Mercedes Sandoval
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "James is such a brilliant actor! I can't imagine anyone else to star in this film. Imagine portraying more than 5 roles in one film"
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    This movie about a cop with insomnia chasing a killer is not one of the most famous Nolan movies, but probably one of the most important. Nolan counts, for the first time, with big movie stars and a standard Hollywood budget.

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    Christina Zhou
    Written on July 6, 2018
    "Insomnia is one of the best thriller movies that I have watched in a long time. The movie captivated from the very beginning and took me on one wild ride. At the end, I actually felt exhausted. I was kept on my toes for the entire movie. The theater ticket was worth every penny."


Best What are the best thriller movies
1A Quiet PlaceMovies 33 Paid
2The Silence of the LambsMovies 30 Paid
3Shutter IslandMovies 25 Paid
4JawsMovies 25 Paid
5Scream 4Movies 21 Paid
6Black SwanMovies 17 Paid
7SawMovies 17 Paid
8Mulholland DriveMovies 13 Paid
9The BabadookMovies 12 Paid
10Truth or DareMovies 9 Paid

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