Most Popular "Psycho Thriller" Titles
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1. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,460,132 | Gross: $292.57M
2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Votes: 882,709 | Gross: $130.73M
3. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.
Votes: 1,018,169 | Gross: $100.13M
4. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 781,183 | Gross: $127.97M
5. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Votes: 299,445 | Gross: $33.05M
6. American Psycho (2000)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Votes: 355,540 | Gross: $15.05M
7. The Sixth Sense (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Votes: 701,741 | Gross: $293.50M
8. Serenity (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic.
Votes: 241,868 | Gross: $25.34M
9. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a nine year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Votes: 140,773 | Gross: $41.57M
10. Friday the 13th (2009)
R | 97 min | Horror
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.
Votes: 74,793 | Gross: $65.00M
11. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Votes: 377,619 | Gross: $54.70M
12. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
R | 107 min | Horror
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.
Votes: 129,230 | Gross: $41.78M
13. Fracture (2007)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
Votes: 138,546 | Gross: $39.00M
14. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 172,509 | Gross: $50.28M
15. Hostel: Part II (2007)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.
Votes: 69,757 | Gross: $17.54M
16. Man on Fire (2004)
R | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.
Votes: 265,444 | Gross: $77.86M
17. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 132,836 | Gross: $61.28M
18. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors is stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
Votes: 82,241 | Gross: $37.47M
19. Murder by Numbers (2002)
R | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Votes: 43,440 | Gross: $31.87M
20. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
Votes: 177,121 | Gross: $51.48M
21. The Number 23 (2007)
R | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller
Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.
Votes: 164,145 | Gross: $35.06M
22. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.
Votes: 87,821 | Gross: $58.27M
23. Pandorum (2009)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities.
Votes: 121,105 | Gross: $10.33M
24. House of Wax (2005)
R | 108 min | Horror
A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Votes: 94,140 | Gross: $32.05M
25. The Devil's Rejects (2005)
R | 107 min | Crime, Horror
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target.
Votes: 76,062 | Gross: $16.90M
26. Red Eye (2005)
PG-13 | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
Votes: 93,893 | Gross: $57.86M
27. A Perfect Murder (1998)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Votes: 64,309 | Gross: $67.63M
28. Child's Play (1988)
R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror
A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Votes: 61,800 | Gross: $33.24M
29. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 118,177 | Gross: $1.03M
30. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Votes: 36,323 | Gross: $101.58M
31. The Grudge (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.
Votes: 114,678 | Gross: $110.18M
33. Secret Window (2004)
PG-13 | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
A writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice."
Votes: 147,011 | Gross: $47.78M
34. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
Votes: 86,227 | Gross: $65.95M
35. The Beguiled (1971)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
While imprisoned in a Confederate girls boarding school, a Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts.
36. Open Water (2003)
R | 79 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
When two divers find themselves stranded in the ocean, getting rescued becomes the least of their worries when a frenzy of hungry sharks close in on them.
Votes: 42,106 | Gross: $30.50M
37. Flightplan (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.
Votes: 126,361 | Gross: $89.71M
38. Sleepaway Camp (1983)
R | 84 min | Horror
Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance.
39. The Vanishing (1988)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
40. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before?
Votes: 39,488 | Gross: $19.10M
41. Play Misty for Me (1971)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
42. The Glass House (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.
Votes: 25,402 | Gross: $17.95M
43. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.
Votes: 29,363 | Gross: $88.04M
44. Kalifornia (1993)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Votes: 41,882 | Gross: $2.40M
45. Hide and Seek (2005)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace -- at first -- in her imaginary friend.
Votes: 70,041 | Gross: $51.10M
46. Bitter Moon (1992)
R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
British couple Fiona and Nigel Dobson are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's ... See full summary »
Votes: 25,730 | Gross: $1.86M
47. Enough (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).
Votes: 30,554 | Gross: $39.18M
48. Perfect Stranger (2007)
R | 109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her childhood friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Votes: 37,659 | Gross: $23.71M
49. Ransom (1996)
R | 121 min | Crime, Thriller
When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Votes: 98,639 | Gross: $136.45M