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1. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Drama

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 violent, hedonistic fantasies.

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

Votes: 340,575

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: 805,763

3. 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: 190,404

4. 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: 122,381

5. Cabin Fever (2002)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.6
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56 Metascore

A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

Writers: Eli Roth, Randy Pearlstein | Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jordan Ladd, Rider Strong, James DeBello, Cerina Vincent

Votes: 60,154

6. Scream (1996)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

Attempting to cope with her mother's murder, Sydney and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by a murderer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Votes: 213,042

7. 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: 81,748

8. 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: 20,818

9. 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: 198,663

10. The Conversation (1974)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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86 Metascore

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered.

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 72,009

11. Fallen (1998)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Writer: Nicholas Kazan | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 56,157

12. Anna (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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42 Metascore

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

Writers: Guy Holmes, Martha Holmes | Director: Jorge Dorado | Stars: Mark Strong, Taissa Farmiga, Brian Cox, Saskia Reeves

Votes: 13,749

13. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Julio Cortázar, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

Votes: 39,503

14. Operator (I) (2015)

88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.3
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When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela (Mischa Barton), and her estranged husband Jeremy (Luke Goss), a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are ... See full summary »

Writers: Dwain Worrell, Obin Olson, Amariah Olson, Tony Feole | Directors: Amariah Olson, Obin Olson | Stars: Ving Rhames, Luke Goss, Mischa Barton, Michael Paré

Votes: 963

15. When a Stranger Calls (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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27 Metascore

During a 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: 33,692

16. New Nightmare (1994)

R | 112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Jeff Davis, Miko Hughes

Votes: 36,747

17. 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: 41,311

18. Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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27 Metascore

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Writers: Wes Craven, Ray Wright, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 24,625

19. P2 (2007)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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37 Metascore

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Franck Khalfoun | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds, Philip Akin

Votes: 25,594

20. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

Writer: Roy Moore | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 21,101

21. 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: 1,898

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

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A young man in Romania goes to shocking extremes to convince Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway to play in his film.

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

Votes: 298

23. 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: 4,129

24. 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: 6,576

25. 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: 657

26. Scream at the Devil (2015)

98 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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

Votes: 16

27. The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama

5.6
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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: 245

28. A Reflection of Fear (1972)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Hume, Lewis John Carlino, Stanton Forbes | Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman, Mary Ure, Sondra Locke

Votes: 307

29. 6000

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

30. Inhumane

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

31. Day for Night

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, Sally Kirkland, Peter Bogdanovich, Rafaella Biscayn

32. Nothing Without You (2012)

92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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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: 38

33. Ladykiller (2016)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Horror | Completed

A charismatic serial killer embarks on a murderous cross-country road trip in search of true love.

Writer: Jeff Ferrell | Director: Jeff Ferrell | Stars: Lisa Coronado, Trin Miller, Jerry Bell Jr., Angela DiMarco

34. Travis (I) (2015)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.6
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One year after seven local students are inexplicably murdered at a lake house party near the Canadian border, recent high school grads Travis and his buddy Nate plan a celebratory road trip... See full summary »

Writers: David Blair, Adam Pitman, Adam Stilwell | Directors: David Blair, Adam Pitman | Stars: Kent Harper, Gill Gayle, Adam Pitman, Nathaniel Peterson

Votes: 75

35. Pain Is Beautiful (2015)

100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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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: 35

36. 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: 169

37. This will End in Murder (2015)

84 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Famous author Tusker's story about a genetic experiment morphs into reality, when it is read by three strangers. Trapped in a room, the four discover that one of them must be killed to save the rest from an escaped undercover recruit.

Writer: Tushar Raheja | Director: Tushar Raheja | Stars: Victor Banerjee, Lyra Dutt, Vandana Kilam, Himanshu Kohli

38. End of Fall (2015)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

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Faced with losing his daughter, a widower attempts to cover up an accidental death, only to come face to face with his darkest ambitions for revenge.

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

39. Geist (I) (2015)

100 min | Horror

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

Thriller

7.8
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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: 8

41. Yume nara samete (2002)

103 min

6.3
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 150

42. 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

43. Lights Out (I) (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

44. 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

45. 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

46. Kristen (2015)

86 min | Thriller

8.5
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"Kristen" is a claustrophobic thriller/horror about Kristen Welling, a fragile woman in her late twenties, who, on January first when cleaning the mess of last night's party, gets ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Weistra | Director: Mark Weistra | Stars: Terence Schreurs, Poal Cairo, Jet Pagnier, Ronald Top

Votes: 10

47. Jogo de Xadrez (2014)

80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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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: 48

48. Point of View (2001 Video Game)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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In an attempt to leave her traumatic past behind, Jane leads a low-key life. She takes interest in a cute sax player, but is too afraid to let him into her life. She's forced to deal with her issues, when someone begins stalking her.

Writer: David Wheeler | Director: David Wheeler | Stars: Stefanie von Pfetten, Chris Bradford, Christopher Shyer, Sarah Rodgers

Votes: 51

49. 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: Mitch Eakins, John T. Woods, Tabitha Bastien

50. 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