Thriller movies are also known as suspense movies .The basic characterstics of these are that they are full of excitement and suspense and viewer can’t leave the seats until the end. Here is my TOP 10 list of best thriller movies of all time.
10.THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATOO(2011)
IMDb rating – 7.8/10
Rotten tomatoes – 69%
This movie is directed by David Fincher and based on the novel by Stieg Larson of the same name. In the movie a journalist name Mikael Blomkvist(Hugh Jackman) is trying to find the girl who is long missing for more then 40 years and he is aided by the a hacker named Lisbeth Salander(Rooney mara). And as they work together in the investigation it unveil the immense corruption beyond anything they could ever imagined.
IMDb rating – 8.1/10
Rotten tomatoes – 81%
This film is about a men named Keller Dover(Hugh Jackman) as his daughter went missing with her friend,keller decided to take the matter in his hands as life of his daughter is at stake. It is one of best role played by hugh Jackman and the movie is perfectly directed by the Denis Villeneuve.
IMDb rating – 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 84%
This is a science fiction thriller based on mini story- All you zombie by Robert A Heinlien. In this movie a temporal agent (Ethan Hawke) embarks on a final time-traveling assignment to prevent an elusive criminal from launching an attack that kills thousands of people. It is one of the most underrated movie of 2014 and a must watch for fan of thriller movies
IMDb Rating – 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 66%
This movie is directed by Martin Scorsese and based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. In the movie Teddy Daniels(Leonardo DiCaprio) and Chuck Aule(Mark Ruffalo), two US marshals, are sent to an asylum on a remote island in order to investigate the disappearance of a patient, but Teddy uncovers a shocking truth about the place.
6.THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION(1994)
IMDb Rating – 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
This movie is more of a drama movie not a thriller movie .In the movie Andy Dufresne(Tim Robbins), a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.
5. MYSTIC RIVER(2003)
IMDb Rating – 8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 88%
The movie is directed by Clint Eastwood and in the movie Childhood friends Jimmy(Sean penn), Sean(Kevin Bacon) and Dave(Tim Robbins)reunite after 25 years following the death of Jimmy’s daughter. Sean, a police detective, reawakens the tragedy of the buried trauma of a long-ago crime
IMDb – 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 79%
Another movie directed by David Fincher and was considered as one of the best thrilling movie of all time. In this movie a depressed man (Edward Norton) suffering from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and soon finds himself living in his squalid house after his perfect apartment is destroyed. The two bored men form an underground club with strict rules and fight other men who are fed up with their mundane lives. Their perfect partnership frays when Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), a fellow support group crasher, attracts Tyler’s attention
3.The Sixth sense(1999)
IMDb Rating – 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 66%
Movie by the director M Night Shyamalan is one of the best movie in the thrilling genre.In this movie Young Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. Cole is frightened by visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. He is too afraid to tell anyone about his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis). As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the truth about Cole’s supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something unexplainable.
IMDb Rating – 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 80%
Third movie of Director David Fincher in this list. In the movie when retiring police Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) tackles a final case with the aid of newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), they discover a number of elaborate and grizzly murders. They soon realize they are dealing with a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) who is targeting people he thinks represent one of the seven deadly sins. Somerset also befriends Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), who is pregnant and afraid to raise her child in the crime-riddled city
IMDb Rating – 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
A movie by Alfred Hitchcock in this movie phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin), is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother.
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