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1. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Drama, Horror

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Writers: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 322,861

2. Memento (2000)

R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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80 Metascore

A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle.

Writers: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Votes: 758,784

3. A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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57 Metascore

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Writers: Scott Frank, Lawrence Block | Director: Scott Frank | Stars: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 73,273

4. Non-Stop (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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56 Metascore

An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.

Writers: John W. Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery

Votes: 177,096

5. Would You Rather (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

5.8
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20 Metascore

Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

Writer: Steffen Schlachtenhaufen | Director: David Guy Levy | Stars: Brittany Snow, June Squibb, Jeffrey Combs, Jonny Coyne

Votes: 18,515

6. Panic Room (2002)

R | 112 min | Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

Writer: David Koepp | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam

Votes: 190,962

7. Cape Fear (1991)

R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Writers: John D. MacDonald, James R. Webb, Wesley Strick | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 117,394

8. When a Stranger Calls (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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27 Metascore

During an otherwise routine babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.

Writers: Jake Wade Wall, Steve Feke, Fred Walton | Director: Simon West | Stars: Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 32,542

9. Torment (2013)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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Newlyweds Cory and Sarah Morgan take Cory's 7-year-old son Liam up to the country for some much needed family time. When it appears as if Liam has run away, psychological suspense becomes ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Foster, Thomas Pound | Director: Jordan Barker | Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Robin Dunne, Peter DaCunha, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 1,682

10. Copycat (1995)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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54 Metascore

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Writers: Ann Biderman, David Madsen | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara

Votes: 40,287

11. Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2015)

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Obsessed with making a movie with Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway, a young man in Romania goes to shocking extremes using three local actresses to shoot scenes from the movie to send to Anne as proof of his filmmaking skills.

Writer: Adrian Tofei | Director: Adrian Tofei | Stars: Adrian Tofei, Sonia Teodoriu, Florentina Hariton, Alexandra Stroe

Votes: 230

12. Rollercoaster (1977)

PG | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A blackmailer threatens to sabotage roller-coasters at various American amusement parks if he isn't paid a huge ransom.

Writers: Tommy Cook, Sanford Sheldon, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: George Segal, Timothy Bottoms, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda

Votes: 3,995

13. A Pure Formality (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, ... See full summary »

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Pascal Quignard | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Roman Polanski, Sergio Rubini, Nicola Di Pinto

Votes: 6,191

14. The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama

5.5
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Based on "The Kreutzer Sonata" by Leo Tolstoy.

Writers: Lisa Enos, Bernard Rose, Leo Tolstoy | Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Danny Huston, Elisabeth Röhm, Matthew Yang King, Julia Sandberg Hansson

Votes: 234

15. Sister, Sister (1987)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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Two sisters turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.

Writers: Bill Condon, Joel Cohen, Ginny Cerrella | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey, Dennis Lipscomb

Votes: 638

16. Inhumane (2015)

Thriller | Post-production

At a secret government facility, behavioral scientist Rachel Moreno runs an experimental drug trial on a group of prison inmates to find out what caused their violent behavior.

Writers: Matt Martin, Martin Graham | Director: Ryan Robins | Stars: Michelle Money, Jason James Richter, Matt Martin, Brady McInnes

17. 6000 (2019)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

A team of investigators are sent to an underwater research lab 6,000 meters below the ocean's surface to find out why everyone there was mysteriously killed.

Writer: Nokuto Koike

18. Day for Night (2015)

Thriller | Post-production

A struggling actress inherits a bevy of colorful villains after desperation (with a touch of femme fatale) drives her and her gullible boyfriend to steal big from the Los Angeles underworld.

Writer: Guy J. Jackson | Director: Michael Chrisoulakis | Stars: Lin Shaye, Peter Bogdanovich, Sally Kirkland, Azim Rizk

19. Scream at the Devil (2015)

98 min | Mystery, Thriller

A beautiful schizophrenic woman is pushed over the edge by her husbands elicit affairs and when her hallucinations become reality the Devil comes to take his due. Is Miriam insane or has the Devil come to collect on her promise?

Writer: Joseph P. Stachura | Director: Joseph P. Stachura | Stars: Shari Shattuck, Eric Etebari, Jane Park Smith, Tony Todd

20. Changelings (2013– )

13 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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Supernaturals have walked amongst the living for millennia. The wiser ones know the value of being unseen. Something now hunts them & the investigating NYPD officers & detectives, something that doesn't understand pity, fear, or pain.

Creator: Vincent Veloso | Stars: Jacob Berger, Karin Hershkovitz, Rene Ojeda, Reynaldo Rivera

Votes: 6

21. Pain Is Beautiful (2015)

100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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How far would you go to feel - anything.

Writers: Chris Staviski, Lee Woodford | Director: Chris Staviski | Stars: Chris Staviski, Ivet Corvea, Elissa Dowling, Jessica Sonneborn

Votes: 34

22. The Face of Fear (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Thriller

5.7
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A killer traps an unarmed police detective and her husband, a former mountaineer with psychic powers, in a Manhattan office building.

Writers: Dean R. Koontz, Alan Jay Glueckman | Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Pam Dawber, Lee Horsley, Walter Addison, Bob Balaban

Votes: 163

23. Yume nara samete (2002)

103 min

6.2
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Writers: Yoshikazu Takeuchi, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shinji Imaoka | Director: Toshiki Satô | Stars: Ayaka Maeda, Nao Ômori, Masahiro Toda, Makiko Watanabe

Votes: 148

24. Nothing Without You (2012)

92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A psych-patient, accused of a violent murder, turns to her court-appointed psychiatrist to prove her innocence and sanity. Her psychiatrist must help her decipher delusion from truth to ... See full summary »

Writers: Xackery Irving, Rick Santos | Director: Xackery Irving | Stars: Emily Fradenburgh, Keith McGill, Joshua Loren, Will Crawford

Votes: 34

25. Blind Visions (2015)

Thriller | Post-production

After an accident leaves a young man nearly blind, he experiences visions where he sees danger, evil forces and spirits of the dead. Is this a gift or a curse?

Writer: C. Ross Darlington | Director: C. Ross Darlington | Stars: Manny Mertis, Jeff Hackenberger, George Ohrin, Jake Blouch

26. Lights Out (2015)

23 min | Short, Thriller

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Lights Out is about a man named Bruce who is afraid of the dark. While visiting his childhood home left to him in his mother's will, he gets caught in a blackout, forcing him to face the origin of his debilitating phobia.

Writers: Jack Studeny Finlay, Ethan Johnson, Cristopher J. Rosario | Director: Jack Studeny Finlay | Stars: Chase Anderson, Paul Shaia, Heather Anderson, Michael K. Waggoner

27. Travis (III) (2015)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

Paper Dolls is a terrifying psychological thriller set near the beautiful landscape of Glacier National Park, Montana. Two high school friends, Travis and Nate, are on a road trip to Canada... See full summary »

Writers: David Blair, Adam Pitman, Adam Stilwell | Directors: David Blair, Adam Pitman | Stars: Adam Pitman, Nathaniel Peterson, Rian Jairell, Gill Gayle

28. El Empantanado: The Muddy (2016)

82 min | Drama, Thriller | Post-production

Armed-conflict journalist, Juan Gaviria, escapes after four years in captivity at the mercy of Colombian Guerillas. He is portrayed as a national hero for supposedly having killed the head ... See full summary »

Writers: Daryl Baboulis-Gyscek, Felipe Echavarria, Elsabet Marsie Hazen, Kyle Sullivan | Director: Felipe Echavarria | Stars: Diego Cadavid, Paola Mendoza, Mark Schardan, Jeanine Mason

29. The Toyol

Horror | Announced

A cultural anthropologist must convince the husband of her recently deceased best friend that his daughter is harboring a deadly spirit and must rescue her from its bond.

Writers: Brian Kazmarck, Russell Southam | Director: Brian Kazmarck | Stars: John T. Woods, Mitch Eakins, Tabitha Bastien

30. Jogo de Xadrez (2014)

80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Each move could be the last one.

Writer: Luis Antonio Pereira | Director: Luis Antonio Pereira | Stars: Priscila Fantin, Carla Marins, Antonio Calloni, Tuca Andrada

Votes: 47

31. End of Fall (2015)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

A single father attempts to cover up an accidental death to save his family from falling apart.

Writer: Joselito Seldera | Director: Joselito Seldera | Stars: Blaise Miller, Kyle Sing, Claire Gordon-Harper, Paul Dillon

32. Throuple (I) (2015)

Drama, Thriller | Pre-production

Three young men enter into a loving relationship known as a "Throuple". But soon nothing is what it seems as jealousy, manipulation and addiction take over.

Writer: James Townsend | Director: James Townsend | Stars: Rance Collins, Ryan M. Kolton

33. Cadence (I) (2015)

Thriller | Post-production

A psychological thriller about a young girl who's terrorized on her family farm after the arrival of her popstar boyfriend's best friends.

Writer: Alex Lasheras | Director: Alex Lasheras | Stars: Kaitlyn Bernard, David Kaye, Tony Giroux, Max Chadburn

34. Caterpillar (II) (2014)

30 min | Short, Thriller

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Caterpillar is a psychological thriller revolving around a mentally sick young man. One heinous crime shakes his conscience and he seeks for salvation.

Writer: Vishavjot Mann | Director: Vishavjot Mann | Stars: Gunjan Gera, Himanshu Gera, Khushi, Ravi Panjeta

35. Imaginary Fiend (2015)

9 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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Everything goes wrong when an agoraphobic misanthropist orders himself an imaginary enemy.

Writer: Diana Galimzyanova | Director: Diana Galimzyanova | Stars: Lev Evlampiev, Dmitry Kem, Marina Voytuk, Olga Pivovarova

36. Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut (2014 Video Game)

Thriller

8.0
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Locked inside a strange 'qube', the player struggles to decipher whether they are inside an alien vessel, or a lab rat trapped in a test chamber.

Writer: Rob Yescombe | Stars: Rachel Robinson, Rupert Evans, Sam Fink

Votes: 5

37. Break Point (2015)

7 min | Short, Thriller

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Joel, 30-year-old washed up tennis pro, is frequently haunted by manifestations of both his wife and temptation to the point where he can no longer ignore the remorse he feels towards his ... See full summary »

Writers: Pablo Bobadilla, Chaz Fulk | Director: Pablo Bobadilla | Stars: Emma Kikue Munson, Devin Soden, Thomas Clay Strickland

38. Under a Blanket of Blue (2015)

Not Rated | Horror, Thriller | Announced

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Writer: Anthony Edward Curry | Director: Anthony Edward Curry | Stars: Tina Krause, Marissa Jade, J.D. Brown, Victor Bonacore

39. Geist (2015)

100 min | Horror

A man wakes up in an abandoned insane asylum remembering only pieces of what lead him there. As he wanders the giant maze of corridors and rooms searching for answers, a group of paranormal... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Daniel Dunn, Erik Michael Lundin | Director: Eric Daniel Dunn | Stars: Beau Brendmoen, Amanda Collins, Emily Field-Olson, Emma Haugrud

40. Lemonade Theory (2014)

10 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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Young Mother Sophia (Kelly Robinson) wakes up to what she expects is a normal day, only to have it quickly spiral out of normality. There is a strange man (Peter McAllum) in the house with ... See full summary »

Writer: Angus Bell Young | Director: Angus Bell Young | Stars: Kelly Robinson, Peter McAllum, Jan Langford Penny, Craig Walker

41. House of Smoke (2015)

15 min | Short, Thriller | Post-production

Cheating wife struggles with her choice between her passionate lover and loving husband, which lead her to the worst possible trap where she has to face her biggest fears!

Writer: Mariya Pyter | Director: Mariya Pyter | Star: Alexandra Anthony

42. Stronger (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

Stronger, a modern adaptation of August Strindberg's play The Stronger written in 1889, tells the story of two actresses making psychological warfare through chatter and silence in a coffee shop one Christmas Eve.

Writer: Victor Kaufold | Director: Chris Coats | Stars: Evie Hammer, Jasmine Spiess, Laura Coxson, Sabra Shelly

43. Human Nature (2015)

Short, Drama | Post-production

After the outbreak, society has come crashing down, along with civilization. Six months later, a group of three survive in any way they can.

Writers: Mason O'Neill Hunsicker, Roberto Viejo | Director: Mason O'Neill Hunsicker | Stars: Jeremy St. James, Joseph Rene, Gloria Bueno, Adam Garcia

44. Ylikävely (2008 TV Mini-Series)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Stars: Pirjo Lonka, Jarkko Pajunen, Ville Laaksonlaita, Siri Nissinen

Votes: 17

45. Alma (2014)

10 min | Short, Drama, Horror

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Agoraphobic Alma's whole world is her sister, Becky, but when Becky decides to move out of home they share - Alma refuses to let her go.

Writer: Mauro Flores | Director: Mauro Flores | Stars: Letty Valladares, Cindy Vela

46. Moreau (2014)

Thriller

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Writer: Christopher James Cramer | Director: Christopher James Cramer | Stars: Theodore Bouloukos, Jasmine Brotzman, Gigi Cappetta, Joanna Haffner

47. Fate (2015)

Short, Thriller | Post-production

A mom and her daughter pick up a hitchhiker in the middle of nowhere. Their fates are intertwined and only one knows what will happen.

Writer: Summer Perkins | Director: Summer Perkins | Stars: Summer Perkins, Patrick James, Gabrielle Lebert, Elijah Penton

48. Missing Call (2015)

10 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

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MISSING CALL trails the events that follow John Dingman (Thom Short) after He makes a report about his neighbour who goes missing shortly afterwards. His medications and strange behaviour ... See full summary »

Writer: Luke Oyovbaire | Directors: Oyovbaire Luke, Luke Oyovbaire | Stars: Aria DeMaris, Thom Short

49. Auxiliary Ego (2014)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Micky Avidan must help Amnon Pinto after he was arrested alongside many left wing protesters. She must obtain the legal aid of Carine Katz, who seems quite reluctant and suspicious.

Writer: Eran Koblik Kedar | Director: Eran Koblik Kedar | Stars: Bruno Atlan, Ella Gabriel, Eran Koblik Kedar, Roni Rocket

50. Norm/yle (2012)

9 min | Short, Thriller

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Norman is struggling with his multiple personalities. While he refuses to be held responsible for what Lyle does, he can't seem to stop him from killing people. With two detectives hot on ... See full summary »

Writer: Sam Qualiana | Director: Sam Qualiana | Stars: Robert Bozek, Andrew Elias, Andrew Gilinger, Daniel James