Top 50 Thriller Movies and TV Shows
1. Fast X (2023)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Dom Toretto and his family are targeted by the vengeful son of drug kingpin Hernan Reyes.
Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster
2. Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)
R | 206 min | Crime, Drama, History
Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s, sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.
Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons
3. John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)
R | 169 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes.
Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, George Georgiou, Lance Reddick
4. FUBAR (2023– )
TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A C.I.A. operative on the edge of retirement discovers a family secret and is called back into the field for one last job.
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Monica Barbaro, Milan Carter, Gabriel Luna
5. Love & Death (2023)
TV-MA | 378 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two churchgoing couples enjoy small town family life in Texas - until somebody picks up an axe.
Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons, Lily Rabe, Patrick Fugit
6. From (2022– )
TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Unravel the mystery of a city in middle U.S.A. that imprisons everyone who enters. As the residents struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy and seek a way out, they must also survive the threats of the surrounding forest.
Stars: Scott McCord, Harold Perrineau, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Eion Bailey
7. Yellowjackets (2021– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wildly talented high school girl soccer team becomes the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the Canadian wilderness.
Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown
8. Citadel (2023– )
TV-14 | Action, Drama, Thriller
Global spy agency Citadel has fallen, and its agents' memories were wiped clean. Now the powerful syndicate, Manticore, is rising in the void. Can the Citadel agents recollect their past and summon the strength to fight back?
Stars: Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Stanley Tucci, Ashleigh Cummings
9. The Mother (2023)
R | 115 min | Action, Thriller
While fleeing from dangerous assailants, an assassin comes out of hiding to protect the daughter she left earlier in life.
Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick, Joseph Fiennes
10. The Covenant (2023)
R | 123 min | Action, Thriller, War
During the war in Afghanistan, a local interpreter risks his own life to carry an injured sergeant across miles of grueling terrain.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim, Sean Sagar, Jason Wong
11. The Diplomat (II) (2023– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Thriller
In the midst of an international crisis, Kate Wyler, a career diplomat, lands in a high-profile job for which she is not suited, with tectonic implications for her marriage and her political future.
Stars: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, David Gyasi, Ali Ahn
12. Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The film continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word "SHAZAM!" is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.
Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Rachel Zegler
13. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with a former student in order to secure his family's future.
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt
14. Black Mirror (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.
Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones
15. Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One (2023)
156 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller | Post-production
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team must track down a dangerous weapon before it falls into the wrong hands.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Pom Klementieff, Vanessa Kirby, Tom Cruise
16. The Walking Dead (2010–2022)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan
17. The Last of Us (2023– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a global pandemic destroys civilization, a hardened survivor takes charge of a 14-year-old girl who may be humanity's last hope.
Stars: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Anna Torv, Lamar Johnson
18. The Night Agent (2023– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Low-level FBI agent Peter Sutherland works in the basement of the White House manning a phone that never rings - until the night it does, propelling him into a conspiracy that leads all the way to the Oval Office.
Stars: Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Sarah Desjardins
19. The Last Thing He Told Me (2023)
TV-MA | 275 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman forms an unexpected relationship with her 16-year-old stepdaughter while searching for the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared.
Stars: Jennifer Garner, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Angourie Rice, Aisha Tyler
20. To Catch a Killer (2023)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Baltimore. New Year's Eve. A talented but troubled police officer (Shailene Woodley) is recruited by the FBI's chief investigator (Ben Mendelsohn) to help profile and track down a disturbed individual terrorizing the city.
Director: Damián Szifron | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ben Mendelsohn, Jovan Adepo, Ralph Ineson
21. Muted (2023)
TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sergio hasn't spoken since the day he murdered his parents. Six years later, a teen girl may be the key to revealing the whole story.
Stars: Arón Piper, Almudena Amor, Cristina Kovani, Aitor Luna
22. The Creator (2023)
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Drama | Completed
Described as a post-apocalyptic thriller involving a future impacted by a war between humans and AI.
Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Gemma Chan, John David Washington, Ralph Ineson, Allison Janney
23. NCIS (2003– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington, D.C. Major Case Response Team.
Stars: David McCallum, Sean Murray, Mark Harmon, Brian Dietzen
24. The Blacklist (2013–2023)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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
25. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive - Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.
Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Zach Aguilar, Akari Kitô, Abby Trott
26. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This series follows the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the New York City Police Department that investigate sexually related crimes.
Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek
27. Missing (2023)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After her mother goes missing, a young woman tries to find her from home, using tools available to her online.
Directors: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick | Stars: Tim Griffin, Ava Zaria Lee, Nia Long, Kimberly Cheng
28. S.W.A.T. (2017–2023)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. sergeant and his team of highly-trained men and women as they solve crimes in Los Angeles.
Stars: Shemar Moore, Alex Russell, Kenny Johnson, Jay Harrington
29. Stranger Things (2016–2024)
TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.
Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour
30. F9: The Fast Saga (2021)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother.
Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson
Votes: 146,310 | Gross: $173.20M
31. Supernatural (2005–2020)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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
32. Kandahar (2023)
R | 119 min | Action, Thriller
A CIA operative and his translator flee from special forces in Afghanistan after exposing a covert mission.
Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Gerard Butler, Navid Negahban, Ali Fazal, Bahador Foladi
33. Fatal Attraction (2023– )
TV-MA | Drama, Thriller
A deep-dive reimagining of the classic 80's thriller, exploring timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes toward strong women, personality disorders and coercive control.
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Peet, Toby Huss
34. Scream VI (2023)
R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In the next installment, the survivors of the Ghostface killings leave Woodsboro behind and start a fresh chapter in New York City.
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett | Stars: Courteney Cox, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jasmin Savoy Brown
35. X (II) (2022)
R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.
Director: Ti West | Stars: Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow, Kid Cudi
36. True Detective (2014– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch
37. Criminal Minds (2005– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of criminal profilers who work for the FBI as members of its Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) using behavioral analysis and profiling to help investigate crimes and find the suspect known as the unsub.
Stars: Kirsten Vangsness, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna
38. Fear the Walking Dead (2015–2023)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A Walking Dead spinoff set in Los Angeles, California. Follows two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.
Stars: Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Cliff Curtis, Rubén Blades
39. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Conner must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Votes: 399,518 | Gross: $144.53M
40. Faithfully Yours (2022)
TV-MA | 95 min | Thriller
Best friends Bodil and Isabel, apparently happily married, sneak off for secret affairs using each other as an alibi. But when Isabel is killed when they were supposed to have been together. Bodil gets caught up in her own web of lies.
Director: André van Duren | Stars: Bracha van Doesburgh, Nasrdin Dchar, Gijs Naber, Elise Schaap
41. The Pope's Exorcist (2023)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
Follow Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican's leading exorcist, as he investigates the possession of a child and uncovers a conspiracy the Vatican has tried to keep secret.
Director: Julius Avery | Stars: Russell Crowe, Daniel Zovatto, Alex Essoe, Franco Nero
42. Inside Man (II) (2022)
TV-MA | 240 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A prisoner on death row in the US and a woman trapped in a cellar under an English vicarage, cross paths in the most unexpected way.
Stars: David Tennant, Stanley Tucci, Dolly Wells, Lydia West
43. The Clearing (2023– )
Not Rated | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman is forced to confront the nightmares of her past in order to stop a secret cult intent on gathering children to fulfil its master plan.
Stars: Teresa Palmer, Guy Pearce, Erroll Shand, Anna Lise Phillips
44. 9-1-1 (2018– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Explores the high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking, and heart-stopping situations.
Stars: Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds
45. Severance (2022– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a journey to discover the truth about their jobs.
Stars: Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman
46. The Meg 2: The Trench (2023)
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Horror | Completed
Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2018 film 'The Meg.'
Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Jason Statham, Jing Wu, Sienna Guillory, Cliff Curtis
47. Reacher (2022– )
TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Reacher was arrested for murder and now the police need his help. Based on the books by Lee Child.
Stars: Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Hugh Thompson
48. Lost (2004–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.
Stars: Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim, Evangeline Lilly
49. Blue Bloods (2010– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Revolves around a family of New York cops.
Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou
50. Banshee (2013–2016)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.
Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison