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25 Best Thriller Movies That Will Lock You on the Screen
If you're a movie lover with a taste for heart-pumping excitement, then thrillers are definitely a genre worth exploring. From classic nail-biters to modern, pulse-pounding hits, there's something in the thriller genre to satisfy any passion. To help you get started, we've put together a list of some of the best thriller films from recent years. So grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and prepare for a wild ride – it's time to experience the best of the best in modern thrillers!
25. Reminiscence (2021)
Summary: Reminiscence tells the story of a scientist who makes sure that the things his customers want to remember come out.
Director: Lisa Joy
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton
24. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Summary: Eddie Brock, who is trying to get used to living with the Venom he shares his body with, now wants to return to his old life. While Venom wants to spend all day beating up bad guys and satisfying his enormous hunger, Eddie struggles to restart his career as a journalist.
Director: Andy Serkis
Starring: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams
23. The Night House (2020)
Summary: The Night House tells the story of a widowed woman who begins to uncover dark secrets related to her husband, who recently passed away.
Director: David Bruckner
Starring: Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Vondie Curtis-Hall
22. Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
Summary: A 14-year-old boy witnesses a murder. After this incident, the child's identity is changed and sent to a program that supports children who have experienced difficult situations. But the assassins are also after the boy, and he gets in front of them and kills everyone until he reaches him.
Director: Taylor Sheridan
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Jon Bernthal
21. Mortal Kombat (2021)
Summary: Cole is a man who fights for money and does not know about his past, about his inheritance. Meanwhile, Emperor Shang Tsung sends his best man, Sub-Zero, to defeat Cole. Cole, who doubts the safety of his family, sets out to look for Sonya Blade. Recently, Cole finds himself in the temple of Lord Raiden. Raidan is a god and the protector of Earthrealm. Raiden must be giving a place to stay to those who carry the sign found at Cole. Cole trains fighters such as Liu Kang, Kung Lao, Kano here. Their goal is to be able to prevail in Outworld against the best fighters in the world. Only in this way will he be able to protect his family.
Director: Simon McQuoid
Starring: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson
20. The Empty Man (2020)
Summary: The Empty Man tells the story of a policeman who, while tracking down a missing girl, comes across a secret organization trying to communicate with supernatural beings.
Director: David Prior
Starring: James Badge Dale, Stephen Root, Joel Courtney
19. Double Lover (2017)
Summary: A young Chloé, who is having depressed days, falls deeply in love with the psychiatrist Paul, with whom she is undergoing therapy. When they find love in return, the two begin to live together. However, there are things that Paul does not tell about his past, and these facts cause a tense chase to begin between the two.
Director: Francois Ozon
Starring: Marine Vacth, Jacqueline Bisset, Jérémie Renier
18. Malignant (2021)
Summary: Madison, a traumatized girl, is adopted by a loving foster family. When she becomes an adult, her tragic past catches up with her and her life turns into a nightmare. Madison, who begins to see shocking visions of murder, tries to understand the reason for the nightmare she is living. After a while, the young woman discovers that these nightmares she had while awake are connected to real murders. Nothing will ever be the same in her life anymore.
Director: James Wan
Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young
17. The Hard Counter (2021)
Summary: Tell goes on a quest for revenge together with a young man for a common enemy from their past. Tell only wants to play with cards. But his reign at the casino turns upside down when the Circus arrives. Cirk, a young and ambitious man, will ask William Tell for help.
Director: Paul Schrader
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan
16. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Summary: Ed and Lorraine Warren are faced with one of the most sensational cases in the files they have ever looked at. A murder suspect who says he is possessed by a demonic entity takes a breath with the couple Ed and Lorraine Warren to help him.
Director: Michael Chaves
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ruairi O'Connor
15. The Little Things (2021)
Summary: The Little Things is about the difficult struggle of a policeman who is extremely loyal to the rules and his partner, who has a completely opposite character and is prone to breaking the rules to catch criminals, to catch a serial killer.
Director: John Lee Hancock
Starring: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto
14. Nocturama (2016)
Summary: A group of young people with different backgrounds, tired of society, take a random walk between subway lines and streets. After a while, it will turn out that they have a plan. They meet again at the point where they started their journey. As the night begins, Paris will return to the scene of the fire.
Director: Bertrand Bonello
Starring: Finnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers, Hamza Meziani
13. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Summary: When Godzilla starts his attacks and destroys everything in front of him, the government turns to another legend to stop him; King Kong. When two monsters face off for supremacy, humanity is left in the middle of a great danger. Meanwhile, a conspiracy threatens to wipe all creatures, both good and evil, off the face of the earth forever.
Director: Adam Wingard
Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall
12. A Girl Missing (2019)
Summary: Ichiko, a house nurse, works for the Oishi family, where she is treated as a full member. In addition to caring for the bedridden grandmother Tōko, she also helps with the exams of the daughters Motoko and Saki in her spare time. One day, little sister Saki is kidnapped. When Saki is finally found by the police and it turns out that the kidnapper is Ichiko's nephew, this is followed by a media frenzy that gradually leads Ichiko into social isolation.
Director: Koji Fukada
Starring: Mariko Tsutsui, Mikako Ichikawa, Miyu Ozawa
11. The Hunt (2020)
Summary: Twelve strangers wake up in an area. None of them remember where they are or how they got there. More importantly, they do not know that they were chosen for a very special purpose. In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, a group of members of the global elite of society organize an event to hunt people for sport. They also came together for the first time for this event, which they called 'Hunting'. They aim to hunt down 12 people who tried to escape one by one in a huge, wooded area. But the evil plan of these elite rich people is about to be derailed. Crystal, one of the hunters, knows this dangerous game better than all the hunters. The young woman, who turns individual hunters into prey, starts to move step by step towards the mysterious woman in the middle of this whole plan while eliminating the hunters one by one...
Director: Craig Zobel
Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Wayne Duvall
10. The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Summary: Michael Bryce, the most successful security guard in the world, has a new client: a hitman who will be tried at the International Court of Justice! The two put aside differences in their personalities and perspectives on life and join forces to be on the court on time and unharmed.
Director: Patrick Hughes
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman
9. Don't Breathe (2016)
Summary: Determined to get rid of his abusive mother and save his sister from this life that seems to have no end for both of them, Rocky and his friends Alex and Money's plans are quite simple. Breaking into the room that a blind man keeps locked in his house, robbing his house by taking advantage of his disability. However, things do not go exactly as planned.
Director: Fede Alvarez
Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette
8. No Time to Die (2021)
Summary: Bond, who has left active service, tries to adapt to his new life. Bond's peace of mind, trying to enjoy his quiet life in Jamaica, is interrupted when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA asks him for help. Bond is expected to help rescue a kidnapped scientist. Accepting this job, which is even more dangerous than he thought, Bond goes after a bad man armed with new technologies.
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Starring: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek
7. Bacurau (2019)
Summary: Bacurau is a small town located in Brazil. Teresa, a young woman, goes to the town to attend the funeral of her grandmother, who is in Bacurau. When Teresa's grandmother, Carmelita, the leader of the town, lost her life at the age of 94, a mood of mourning prevails in the town.
Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles
Starring: Sônia Braga, Udo Kier, Barbara Colen
6. Promising Young Woman (2020)
Summary: A young woman who had to drop out of medical school lives with her worried parents and works in a coffee shop. Cassie, whose life seems to have come to a standstill from the outside, is living a double life and taking revenge on the men she crosses paths with at night.
Director: Emerald Fennell
Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie
5. Knives Out (2019)
Summary: Harlan Thrombey, a famous crime novelist, is found dead at his home on his eighty-fifth birthday. Benoît Blanc, a curious investigative detective, begins to secretly take part in a murder investigation. Harlan Thrombey's family is contacted for investigation, but the family is literally useless.
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas
4. 1917 (2019)
Summary: Lance Corporal Schofield and Lance Corporal Blake, who are British soldiers during the First World War, are assigned to a mission that seems impossible to accomplish. Their mission is to cross enemy territory while racing against time to deliver a message to prevent the deaths of hundreds of soldiers. Blake's brother is also among the soldiers who can be saved.
Director: Sam Mendes
Starring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong
3. Joker (2019)
Summary: Arthur, a man excluded by society, is all alone in life. Arthur, who is constantly looking for a bond, spends his life with two masks that he wears. During the day, Arthur wears a clown mask on his face to make a living, and at night he wears a mask that he can never wipe off.
Director: Todd Phillips
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz
2. Parasite (2019)
Summary: Meet the Park Family: a classic tableau of genealogical wealth. The Kim Family, on the other hand, is rich in street smarts but has no other wealth. Whether it's luck or fate, these two household members somehow come together, and the Kim family immediately senses the presence of a golden opportunity.
Director: Bong Joon Ho
Starring: Song Kang-Ho, Woo-sik Choi, Park So-Dam
1. Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)
Summary: In the 1920s, members of the Osage, a Native American association in Oklahoma, discover that oil is under their land. The members, who are now in existence, start riding in chauffeured cars, building mansions, sending their children to study in Europe. But this wealth also brings with it many murders.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons
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