Most Popular Thriller Titles


1. xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.6
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Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu

Votes: 8,816 | Gross: $20.13M

2. Split (IX) (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

7.6
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76 Metascore

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, and must try and escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula

Votes: 11,817 | Gross: $40.01M

3. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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81 Metascore

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 142,955 | Gross: $95.67M

4. Patriots Day (2016)

R | 133 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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69 Metascore

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons, John Goodman

Votes: 9,350 | Gross: $22.39M

5. The Walking Dead (2010– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.6
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is overrun by the undead, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs

Votes: 672,561

6. Black Mirror (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.9
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

Stars: Chris Martin Hill, Hannah John-Kamen, Beatrice Robertson-Jones, Paul Blackwell

Votes: 103,446

7. The Girl on the Train (2016)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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48 Metascore

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux

Votes: 64,097 | Gross: $75.31M

8. Homeland (2011– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 241,531

9. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown

Votes: 252,001

10. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

R | 106 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

Votes: 1,417

11. The Accountant (2016)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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51 Metascore

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 109,398 | Gross: $86.20M

12. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

A dramatization of the April 2010 disaster, when the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

Votes: 57,483 | Gross: $61.28M

13. The Bye Bye Man (2017)

PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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35 Metascore

Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind unspeakable acts.

Director: Stacy Title | Stars: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco

Votes: 1,743 | Gross: $19.99M

14. Gotham (2014– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.

Stars: Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue, Camren Bicondova

Votes: 147,306

15. Nocturnal Animals (2016)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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67 Metascore

A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.

Director: Tom Ford | Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Votes: 48,644 | Gross: $10.64M

16. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

Votes: 297,293

17. The Man in the High Castle (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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A glimpse into an alternate history of North America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazis had won the war.

Stars: Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls

Votes: 40,935

18. The Vampire Diaries (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

Votes: 227,814

19. It (2017)

Drama, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

Director: Andrés Muschietti | Stars: Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgård, Nicholas Hamilton, Jaeden Lieberher

20. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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47 Metascore

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Robert Knepper

Votes: 42,258 | Gross: $58.40M

21. Alien: Covenant (2017)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Noomi Rapace

22. The Great Wall (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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48 Metascore

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 8,333

23. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.5
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 942,002

24. The Blacklist (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

Votes: 117,790

25. The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.

Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, Dominique Tipper, Sennia Nanua

Votes: 10,406

26. NCIS (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Stars: Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Michael Weatherly

Votes: 90,354

27. Clinical (2017)

104 min | Thriller

5.1
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A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.

Director: Alistair Legrand | Stars: Vinessa Shaw, Kevin Rahm, India Eisley, Aaron Stanford

Votes: 1,189

28. Teen Wolf (2011– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A somewhat awkward teen is attacked by a werewolf and inherits the curse himself, as well as the enemies that come with it.

Stars: Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Dylan O'Brien, Linden Ashby

Votes: 95,033

29. American Horror Story (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse.

Stars: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 206,668

30. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.

Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Iain De Caestecker

Votes: 149,105

31. Collide (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Thriller

5.7
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An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn.

Director: Eran Creevy | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 3,675

32. Criminal Minds (2005– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore

Votes: 114,827

33. Sleight (2016)

90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in ... See full summary »

Director: J.D. Dillard | Stars: Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill, Storm Reid

Votes: 155

34. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 55,049

35. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Plot is unknown.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, John Goodman, Laura Haddock

36. Gold (I) (2016)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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51 Metascore

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Toby Kebbell

Votes: 326

37. Prison Break (2005–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.

Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper

Votes: 349,261

38. Blindspot (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Jane Doe is found in Times Square with no memory and mysterious tattoos on her body.

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza

Votes: 42,032

39. Sleepless (III) (2017)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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32 Metascore

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son.

Director: Baran bo Odar | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 725 | Gross: $14.94M

40. Inferno (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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42 Metascore

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster

Votes: 68,572 | Gross: $34.26M

41. The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Action, Crime, Thriller | Post-production

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham

42. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates

Votes: 191,026

43. Now You See Me 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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46 Metascore

The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco

Votes: 135,975 | Gross: $65.03M

44. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 116,293

45. Designated Survivor (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci

Votes: 19,881

46. Allied (2016)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Vincent Ebrahim

Votes: 25,257 | Gross: $40.07M

47. Sense8 (2015– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.

Stars: Terrence Mann, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton, Tina Desai

Votes: 75,141

48. Mr. Robot (2015– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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Follows Elliot, a young programmer working as a cyber-security engineer by day, and a vigilante hacker by night.

Stars: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin

Votes: 203,731

49. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.0
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 189,896

50. xXx (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.8
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48 Metascore

An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 147,006 | Gross: $141.20M