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What are the best thriller movies?

Picture this, you're chained in a tiled room with bloodstains, holding on to your dear life. You can't escape and you have to survive until the end. Sounds familiar? This is only one scenario from a well-known thriller movie that will have your hair raising! From people getting trapped in deadly situations to a ballerina with twisted inner demons, you're in for a sinister couple of hours. Want your late-night fix of movies that will send shivers down your spine? Check out these best thriller films and let us know which one had you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!

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  1. 1A Quiet Place

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    A Quiet Place is a psychological thriller that follows a family who has to live in silence for the remainder of their lives, due to a sinister creature that hunts and attacks when they hear the slightest sound. The film stars real-life spouses, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.

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  1. 2The Silence of the Lambs

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    The Silence of the Lambs is a classic thriller movie that revolves around an FBI agent who seeks the aid of a serial killer. In an unlikely turn of events, the agent wants the serial killer to catch another serial killer who turns female victims into their captives.

  2. 3Shutter Island

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    Shutter Island psychological thriller movie starring award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio as the lead character Teddy Daniels. Teddy and his partner Chuck look into the disappearance of an asylum patient on a distant island. Both of them unveil the strange occurrence of the place.

  1. 4Jaws

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    A seemingly peaceful island goes in disarray when a white shark attacks its occupants and goes wild. The thriller Jaws is a classic Shark film that follows three people from different walks of life whose goal is to apprehend the shark causing chaos on land and sea.

  2. 5Scream 4

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    Scream 4 is a slasher and thriller movie starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, and Alison Brie. The film shows a lady named Sidney Prescott whose life seems fine that is until a Ghostface Killer reveals itself and shakes her to the core.

  3. 6Black Swan

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    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. 

  4. 7Saw

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    Saw is one of the most iconic mystery psychological thriller films of the 2000's. Directed by James Wan, the films details the gruesome experience of two strangers who wake up in a room and discover they are pawns in a deadly game of a notorious serial killer. 

  5. 8Mulholland Drive

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    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.

  6. 9The Babadook

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    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.

  7. 10Truth or Dare

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    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.

  8. 11Vertigo

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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.
  9. 12Blue Velvet

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    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.
  10. 13Split

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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.  

  11. 14Insomnia

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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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    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."
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    Insomnia
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    Anonymous
    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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    A Quiet Place
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    Anonymous
    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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    Black Swan
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    Anonymous
    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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    Saw
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    Anonymous
    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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    Shutter Island
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    Anonymous
    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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    Truth or Dare
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    Anonymous
    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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    Split
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    Anonymous
    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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    Jaws
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    Anonymous
    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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    Scream 4
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    Anonymous
    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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    Mulholland Drive
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    Anonymous
    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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    The Silence of the Lambs
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    Anonymous
    July 10, 2018
    "Nice horror-thriller! The Babadook made me squeal from time to time."
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    The Babadook
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    Anonymous
    July 8, 2018
    "It has an interesting premise. Good evening movie."
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    Vertigo
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    Anonymous
    July 14, 2018
    "sensual mystery thrill"
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    Blue Velvet
This list is about What are the best thriller movies
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1A Quiet PlaceMovies 32 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 14 Paid
9The BabadookMovies 12 Paid
10Truth or DareMovies 9 Paid
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