The psychological thrillers deliver chills, thrills, and are full of conflict. The sheer level of suspense that these thriller movies provide can be quite stirring, and can make you freak out and may also leave you shocked. In other words, “psychological thrillers are all about messing with your mind.” We have rounded up the best thriller movies to watch and they are sure to have you biting your nails.
This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Ranked: Best Psychological Thriller Movies of All Time

1.Inception (2010)
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Inception
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Inception is a mind bending psychological thriller in which you never quite know if you’re watching reality or a dream. The story is about Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved.

Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance
2.Fight Club (1999)
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Fight Club
TV-MA
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Based on an eponymous Novel by Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club is the story of a discontented white-collar employee and a devil-may-care soap salesman who join together to form an underground fight club where young men give vent to their frustrations by beating each other to pulp. With this movie director David Fincher helped bring a new sensibility to dramas and thrillers by taking an established formula and adding a psychological bent.

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3.Se7en (1995)
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Se7en
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In this psychological crime thriller, veteran detective William Somerset takes one final case with young colleague David Mills, who is set to replace him, in an attempt to trace the steps of a serial killer who is targeting victims representing seven deadly sins. But, William and David only get themselves embroiled into the twisted plan of the diabolical assailant.

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Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Most Desirable Male, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain
4.The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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The Silence of the Lambs
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In this Academy Award-winning psychological thriller, FBI trainee Clarice Starling is pulled from her training to interview former psychiatrist and imprisoned cannibalistic psychopath Hannibal Lecter in connection with grisly murders by another serial killer, nicknamed Buffalo Bill, who skins his victims. However, she can only retrieve information from the manipulative killer in exchange for exposing her own psychological traumas.

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Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Director
5.Psycho (1960)
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Psycho
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This psychological horror movies is Based on the 1959 novel by Robert Bloch. The movie follows the story of a secretary Marion Crane, who, frustrated with her life, steals $40,000 cash from her employer and leaves Phoenix, Arizona. She checks in at Bates Motel owned by friendly Norman Bates who appears to have a dominating mother.

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Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress
6.Rear Window (1954)
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Rear Window
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Counted as one of Alfred Hitchcock's best movies, Rear Window is a mystery psychological thriller that follows the observations of a wheelchair-bound man who suspects that a neighbor has murdered his wife and is disposing off the evidence. The movie was ranked no. 42 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies list. 

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7.Memento (2000)
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Memento
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Memento is a psychological thriller that finds the perfect way to tell its story. The story is told back-to-front to give audience a sense of amnesia. The film is about Ex-insurance investigator Leonard Shelby suffers from short-term memory loss caused by a head injury sustained while trying to stop his wife's murderer. He is determined to track down the culprit, who he suspects is someone named John G, and desperately attempts to retain information by taking copious notes, Polaroid photos, and by etching tattoos over his body.

Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best New Filmmaker
8.The Shining (1980)
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The Shining
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Based on Stephen King’s novel, this psychological horror movie has Jack Torrance moving into a secluded hotel, with a violent past, as an off-season caretaker along with his wife, Wendy and psychic son, Danny. While the supernatural influences gradually turn Jack into a more violent person, the safety of his family is threatened.

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9.Joker (2019)
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Joker
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Based on the famous DC comics supervillain, this Oscar-winning psychological thriller crime drama film revolves around Arthur Fleck, who works as a party clown, but aspires to be a stand-up comedian. Although he is going through mental trauma, and living an impoverished life with his mother, he is mistreated by society. Eventually, he decides to accept a life of crime and chaos, and takes on a new persona.  

Director:
Todd Phillips
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor
10.Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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23
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The winner of the Academy award for best original screenplay, this science fiction psychological drama depicts the story of a couple–Joel and Clementine–who break up and resort to medical procedures to wipe out their own memories of each other. However, during the procedure Joel realises that he wants to save those memories.

Director:
Michel Gondry
11.Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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Requiem for a Dream
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This psychological drama film is based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Hubert Selby Jr. Four drug addicts stuck in their dull lives descend into a downward spiral to achieve their aspirations. Harry Goldfarb assists his drug-dealer friend Tyrone in securing a large shipment and pushes his girlfriend Marion towards prostitution to realize her fashion design dreams. His widowed mother starts a drug-infused diet regimen to appear beautiful as a guest on her favorite show.

Director:
Darren Aronofsky
12.Vertigo (1958)
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Vertigo
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Based on Boileau-Narcejac's 1954 novel D'entre les morts, the movie follows a former cop - John Scottie Ferguson - who suffers from acrophobia and vertigo. Gavin Elster believes that his wife Madeleine is possessed and assigns Scottie the task of following her. Scottie saves her and the two fall in love. However, Madeleine, soon commits suicide leaving Scottie devastated.

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13.Shutter Island (2010)
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Shutter Island
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Martin Scorsese's psychological thriller Shutter Island is  a cult-classic. The story revolves around U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, who has personal reasons to investigate Ashecliffe Hospital, an institution for the criminally insane on Shutter Island. He is assigned the case of a strange disappearance of a woman from a locked room. As he digs deeper into the sinister operations of the asylum, he begins to lose his grasp of reality.

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14.Taxi Driver (1976)
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Taxi Driver
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The 1976 neo-noir psychological thriller film revolves around depressed and insomniac ex-Marine Travis Bickle drives taxi in New York City at night. He ruins his budding romance with Betsy, beautiful presidential campaign volunteer, by taking her to the adult theaters he frequents during the day. After he witnesses an adolescent prostitute being forced by her pimp, he is determined to rid mankind of the engulfing decadence.

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Awards:
BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
15.Chinatown (1974)
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Chinatown
R
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Los Angeles private detective Jake Gittes, who specializes in adultery cases, is hired by a woman to spy on her husband, high-profile engineer Hollis Mulwray. However, after he exposes Mulwray's affair with a young blonde woman, he is sued by the real Mrs. Mulwray, and gets further entangled into a conspiracy following the sudden death of Mr. Mulwray.

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Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Direction
16.The Sixth Sense (1999)
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The Sixth Sense
PG-13
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Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe sees an opportunity to redeem himself after he meets his new patient Cole Sear, who exhibits similar symptoms to one of his former patients whom he had failed to treat. Despite doubting Sear's claims at first, Crowe gradually discovers that he might actually be able to see dead people, unaware of their death.

Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Breakthrough Male Performance
17.No Country for Old Men (2007)
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No Country for Old Men
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This neo-Western psychological crime thriller is based on Cormac McCarthy's eponymous novel. When Llewelyn Moss accidentally comes across two million dollars in cash and a vehicle loaded with heroin, he decides to walk away with the money. As a ruthless hitman Anton Chigurh chases him for the money, Terrell county Sheriff Bell attempts to track both of them and control the rising violence in the otherwise peaceful Lone Star State town.

Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
19.Prisoners (2013)
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Prisoners
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Prisoners is a gripping psychological thriller that focuses on the search of a father, Keller Dover, brilliantly portrayed by Hugh Jackman, for his little daughter and her friend who suddenly disappear after Thanksgiving dinner. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the part of a detective who uncovers gruesome hidden truths while trying to solve the case.

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20.The Third Man (1949)
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The Third Man
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Struggling American writer Holly Martins arrives in post-WWII Vienna to meet his childhood friend Harry Lime, who has offered him a job, but learns that he died in a road accident recently. Finding inconsistencies in different stories about his friend's death, he begins an investigation into the matter, and also becomes attracted to his lover Anna Schmidt.

Director:
Carol Reed
21.Rebecca (1940)
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Rebecca
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A naive young woman falls in love with and marries the aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter, and upon reaching his estate, Manderley, realizes that he still loves his first wife, Rebecca, while the domineering housekeeper Mrs. Danvers is also obsessed with her. Just as she becomes consumed by inferiority complex, a sudden crisis changes the dynamics between the characters.

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22.What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
TV-PG
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Former child star Jane Hudson is now left to care for her wheelchair bound sister Blanche, who is also a former child actress. While Blanche plans revenge on Jane, for the car crash years ago, that left her crippled, Jane plans to keep her sister imprisoned as she also plans a new rise to fame. 

Director:
Robert Aldrich
Star Cast:
23.Donnie Darko (2001)
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Donnie Darko
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This Richard Kelly’s science fiction psychological thriller film is about a troubled high-school student who is frequently visited by Frank, a huge six-foot rabbit, visible only to him. Frank pushes him to carry out a series of dangerous pranks and also tells him that the world will be over in 28 days.

Director:
Richard Kelly
24.Black Swan (2010)
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Black Swan
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This psychological thriller is based on an original story by Andreis Henz. When the production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet demands a ballerina who can portray both the pure White Swan and the dark sensual Black Swan, Nina is the first choice; however, she faces competition from Lily who is better suited to play the Black Swan. As she struggles to keep the role for herself, Nina loses her hold on reality and herself.

Director:
Darren Aronofsky
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress
25.Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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Rosemary's Baby
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Director Roman Polanski’s first American movie is about Guy and Rosemary Woodhouse, who move into an apartment where Rosemary meets their friendly, yet a little weird neighbors. She experiences strange incidences and nightmares, and hears odd sounds. When she gets pregnant, Rosemary is worried that their neighbors and suddenly-distant husband are planning some sinister conspiracy against her baby.

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26.Strangers on a Train (1951)
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Strangers on a Train
TV-PG
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During a train journey, amateur tennis star Guy Haines, who is trying to divorce his promiscuous wife Miriam so he could remarry, meets psychopath Bruno Antony, who proposes that the two strangers kill each other's targets. Despite not agreeing explicitly, Guy becomes the prime suspect when his wife is found murdered, with Bruno expecting him to kill his father.

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Star Cast:
Alfred Hitchcock
27.Rope (1948)
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Rope
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Two brilliant college students, Brandon Shaw and Phillip Morgan, strangle fellow classmate David Kentley as an intellectual exercise to prove their superiority. They organize a party after hiding the body in an antique chest and invite people close to David, as well as their prep-school teacher Rupert Cadell, who unwittingly inspired them and now begins to suspect them.

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Star Cast:
Alfred Hitchcock, James Stewart
28.Laura (1944)
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Laura
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A police detective in Manhattan is investigating the murder of a woman in her fashionable apartment. As the detective becomes more and more involved with the case, he also finds himself in love with the dead woman.  

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Star Cast:
Gene Tierney, Vincent Price
29.Mystic River (2003)
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Mystic River
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Dave, a blue-collar worker who was abducted and sexually abused as a child 25 years earlier, is the prime suspect after the daughter of his neighborhood friend, ex-con Jimmy, is found dead. While their childhood friend Sean, now a homicide detective, investigating the crime, Jimmy takes law in his own hand by launching a separate investigation.

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Star Cast:
Kevin Bacon, Timothy Francis Robbins, Laurence Fishburne, Sean Penn, Laura Linney, Emmy Rossum, Robert Wahlberg
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
30.Mulholland Drive (2001)
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Mulholland Drive
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A woman who identifies herself as Rita survives a murder attempt and a car crash on Mulholland Drive, but is left with amnesia. Aspiring actress Betty Elms finds Rita in her aunt's apartment and decides to help her regain her identity, but as they proceed with the investigation, the boundary between real and illusion gets blurred.

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Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Naomi Watts
31.The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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The Manchurian Candidate
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Towards the end of the Korean War, a platoon of captured US soldiers is taken to Manchuria by their captors. Three days later, Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw and Captain Bennett Marco return to UN lines and eventually to the USA to a hero’s welcome. But very soon, Marco starts having terrible nightmare, unaware that he has been brainwashed by the communists. 

Director:
John Frankenheimer
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress
32.Nightcrawler (2014)
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Nightcrawler
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Nightcrawler is an adrenaline-charged psychological thriller that revolves around a small-time robber who turns into a photographer of grisly crimes. Armed with a camcorder and a police scanner, a petty thief scours the streets of Los Angeles at night in search of increasingly gruesome crimes that he sells to a desperate morning news director of a television channel.

Director:
Dan Gilroy
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, Ann Cusack, Jake Gyllenhaal
33.The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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Based on the eponymous novel by Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a psychological thriller that centers around a journalist, played by Daniel Craig, trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of a rich woman 40 years ago. He is aided by a tattooed hacker, portrayed by Rooney Mara, who helps him uncover the dark secrets of Sweden’s high society.

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Star Cast:
Robin Wright, Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Joel Kinnaman, David Dencik, Rooney Mara
34.Misery (1990)
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Misery
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Novelist Paul Sheldon, known for creating the character Misery Chastain meets with a car accident. Nurse Annie Wilkes rescues him and claims to be his number one fan. However, she transforms into a violent psychopath, takes Paul captive, and tortures him when she realizes Paul is killing Misery in his latest novel. 

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Star Cast:
Lauren Bacall, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Kathy Bates, Rob Reiner
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
35.The Conversation (1974)
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The Conversation
PG
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Harry Caul, a sound surveillance expert, is engaged by a client, ‘the director,’ to provide the tape of conversation between a young couple, Mark and Ann, as they walk across San Francisco’s Union Square. From the recordings Harry learns that the couple’s lives are under threat. He tries to dig deep into the matter only to get entangled in a dangerous mystery.

Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Teri Garr, Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Billy Dee Williams, Cindy Williams
36.Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
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Shadow of a Doubt
TV-PG
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Teenager Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Newton is thrilled when her namesake and favorite maternal uncle Charlie Oakley comes for a visit. But soon she notices some odd things, then two detectives come home as surveyors asking questions about Uncle Charlie. As she learns from them that he is suspected serial killer, ‘Merry Widow Murderer,’ she starts investigating, which could prove unsafe for her life.

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Star Cast:
Hume Cronyn, Teresa Wright, Alfred Hitchcock
37.The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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The Lady Vanishes
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This Alfred Hitchcock psychological thriller follows beautiful Iris Henderson on a trans-European train that gets delayed due to an avalanche. When the train resumes, Iris gets hit on head and becomes unconscious. Later, she realizes that her compartment-companion Miss Froy is missing, but other passengers refuse to ever have seen her. With co-traveler Gilbert’s help, a determined Iris tries to find Miss Froy.

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Star Cast:
Alfred Hitchcock
38.Wait Until Dark (1967)
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Wait Until Dark
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A blind woman is terrorized by a group of thugs while they search for a doll in her apartment which contains a fortune in smuggled heroin.

Director:
Terence Young
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Mel Ferrer
39.Gaslight (1944)
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Gaslight
TV-PG
9
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After her aunt, a famous opera singer passes away, Paula is sent to study in Italy so that she can become a great opera singer as well. There, she falls for a a man named Gregory Anton. They return together to London, but, soon it seems that Gregory is trying to hide something. Meanwhile, Paula also struggles to retain her sanity.

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Star Cast:
Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Angela Lansbury
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
40.Zodiac (2007)
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Zodiac
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Based on the manhunt for the Zodiac Killer, an elusive serial killer who once terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area, the movie gives an account of the detectives’ desperate attempts to solve what remains one of the most infamous unsolved cases in the United States. 

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Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Goldberg, Donal Logue, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo
41.Ex Machina (2014)
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Ex Machina
R
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Following a programmer who is asked to administer the Turing test to an intelligent humanoid robot, the film Ex Machina explores the psychological dilemma faced by the man as he realizes that he is developing feelings for the robot. The movie was recognized as one of the ten best independent films of 2014. 

Director:
Alex Garland
Star Cast:
Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander
42.The Machinist (2004)
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The Machinist
R
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The psychological thriller revolves around Trevor Reznik, a machinist who suffers from chronic insomnia. His emaciated appearance and unsocial behavior alienate people as he sinks deeper into paranoia and delusion. Trevor’s delusions are eventually revealed to be stemming from his deep-rooted guilt of running over a boy with his car and just driving away. 

Director:
Brad Anderson
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh
43.Get Out (2017)
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Get Out
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Chris is an African-American man who reluctantly agrees to meet the family of his Caucasian girlfriend Rose. Later, at their house, Chris starts to witness strange behavior from their servants. It soon seems that there is something terribly wrong with the family.  

Director:
Jordan Peele
Star Cast:
Catherine Keener
44.The Game (1997)
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The Game
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The Game is a psychological suspense thriller focusing on a lonely investment banker who is gifted a voucher for a unique game by his estranged brother that ends up wreaking havoc in his life. Starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn as the two brothers, this film sees Douglas lose all his money in this game that becomes intrinsically connected to his real life.

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Star Cast:
Armin Mueller-Stahl, Michael Douglas, Carroll Baker, Spike Jonze, Sean Penn
45.Blue Velvet (1986)
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Blue Velvet
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Named after Bobby Vinton’s song, Blue Velvet, is a neo-noir psychological thriller by American filmmaker David Keith Lynch. It starts when a college student, who is in town visiting his ailing father, finds a human ear severed and thrown in a field. What follows, is his journey to try and uncover the mystery and getting involved with an enticing lounge singer.

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Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan
46.Primal Fear (1996)
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Primal Fear
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A psychological thriller court-room drama, Primal Fear shows the audience how deceptive appearances can be. Chicago defence attorney Martin Vail, lands-up fighting on behalf of an altar boy, Aaron Stampler, who is accused of murdering Archbishop Rushman, brutally. The film progresses through Vail’s perspective and his reactions to unearthing dark hidden secrets of the Church, while being astutely manipulated.  

Director:
Gregory Hoblit
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, Frances McDormand, Andre Braugher, Laura Linney, Edward Norton
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
47.Barton Fink (1991)
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Barton Fink
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A Broadway playwright, Barton Fink, is offered a thousand dollars a week deal to write a Hollywood script. He accepts the offer and moves to LA, but struggles to write anything due to writer's block. He seeks help from his neighbour, a novelist and his secretary. However, events take a strange turn with a murder taking place and investigators turning up to question him.

Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, John Goodman, Frances McDormand
48.Cape Fear (1962)
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Cape Fear
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Max Cady, released after 8 years of imprisonment for assaulting a woman, vengefully starts stalking the family of lawyer Sam Bowden, who had testified against Cady. Bowden’s dog is poisoned, then his wife and daughter are targeted, yet the police can’t prove anything against Cady. Bowden takes his family to their houseboat in Cape Fear, and waits in hiding, knowing well that Cady will follow. 

Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Telly Savalas
49.The Butterfly Effect (2004)
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The Butterfly Effect
R
13
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While growing up, severe traumas caused Evan to suffer from blackouts throughout. As a grown up, he realises that reading his journal helps him to travel back in time and hence enable him to change those parts of his past that affect his present. However, he soon concludes that even a minor change in past can have considerable repercussions for everyone involved.

Director:
Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Kevin Durand, Logan Lerman
50.American Psycho (2000)
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American Psycho
R
19
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Patrick Bateman is a handsome and wealthy investment banker who is focused on maintaining a high status in front of his friends and fiancée Evelyn and living a life full of vanity. However, by the night, he turns into a violent serial killer who mindlessly murders anyone around him .

Director:
Mary Harron
Star Cast:
Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto
51.The Illusionist (2006)
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The Illusionist
PG-13
12
5

Set in Vienna, 1889, The Illusionist is a romantic psychological thriller that follows the story of magician Eisenheim the Illusionist. Hunted by Chief Inspector Walter Uhl, he uses his skills to save his own and Duchess Sophie von Teschen’s lives from the tyrant Crown Prince Leopold.  

Director:
Neil Burger
Star Cast:
Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Edward Norton
52.Gone Baby Gone (2007)
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Gone Baby Gone
R
11
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Ben Affleck’s directorial debut is about two Boston private investigators, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, who are hired by the aunt of a kidnapped little girl. The trail takes the detectives on a perilous ride through hazardous neighborhoods teeming with gangs, drug dealers, and pedophiles, finally leading to a personal distress that threatens their relationship.  

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Star Cast:
Casey Affleck, Michael K. Williams, Morgan Freeman, Robert Wahlberg
53.Match Point (2005)
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Match Point
R
11
4

This psychological thriller centers on tennis instructor Chris Walton after he befriends a wealthy student Tom Hewett. He soon marries Tom’s sister Chloe to get a job with her millionaire father Alec. But a dangerous affair with Tom’s girlfriend Nola Rice and her pregnancy not only threaten his marriage but force him to commit unforgivable crimes. 

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Star Cast:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Alexander Armstrong, Mark Gatiss, Scarlett Johansson
54.Falling Down (1993)
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Falling Down
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10
3

William 'D-Fens' Foster, who recently lost his job and got divorced from his wife, experiences a car breakdown on his way to meet his daughter on her birthday. After he is denied a phone call at a convenience store, he has a violent outburst and leaves behind a wave of crimes with retiring Detective Prendergast on his trail.

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Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall
55.Duel (1971)
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Duel
PG
8
2

David is a businessman who is driving his car through California, on his way to meet a client. However, on the way he finds himself chased and terrorized by a psychopath on a tanker truck.

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56.Source Code (2011)
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Source Code
PG-13
14
6

Source Code is a sci-fi action psychological thriller, revolving around Captain Colter Stevens of the US Army, who finds himself in a computed reality, and is given a mission to find a train bomber.

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Star Cast:
Scott Bakula, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, Jake Gyllenhaal
57.The Devil's Advocate (1997)
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The Devil's Advocate
R
14
4

Defence Attorney Kevin Lomax is competent and has never lost a case. He is hired by New York’s top law firm headed by John Milton, and despite his mother’s resistance, he leaves with his wife Mary Ann. His new job is demanding and Mary finds herself isolated and begins having visions and nightmare. Kevin eventually realises that he might be working for devil.

Director:
Taylor Hackford
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Connie Nielsen, Craig T. Nelson
58.Nocturnal Animals (2016)
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Nocturnal Animals
R
11
4

The neo-noir psychological thriller follows art gallery owner Susan Morrow who receives and starts reading a manuscript written by her ex-husband Edward Sheffield. Susan who is troubled by her current husband’s unfaithfulness finds parallels between her first marriage, her life, and that of the tragic story of the protagonist of the novel, Tony Hastings.  

Director:
Tom Ford
Star Cast:
Amy Adams, Isla Fisher, Michael Shannon, Michael Sheen, Laura Linney, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
59.We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
R
11
4

Eva is a travel writer and publisher, who gives up her freedom and her lifestyle and decides to start a family. She soon gets pregnant although she doesn’t enjoy it. Soon, she gives birth to a baby boy named Kevin, but she is unable to bond with him, and he soon grows up to be a sociopath.

Director:
Lynne Ramsay
Star Cast:
Tilda Swinton
60.Straw Dogs (1971)
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Straw Dogs
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9
3

Straw Dogs is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of David, who gets married to Amy, and relocates to Cornwall, a place in rural England, where Amy grew up. However, they soon start facing harassment from the locals.  

Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman
61.Spellbound (1945)
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Spellbound
8
2

Dr. Anthony Edwardes replaces retiring Dr. Murchison as the chief of Green Manors mental asylum. He is drawn towards psychoanalyst Dr. Constance Petersen who realizes that he is an imposter. She discovers that he is an amnesiac who fears that he has killed real Edwardes. Convinced of his innocence, Constance helps him recover his memory and find the killer of Dr. Edwardes.

Director:
Star Cast:
Ingrid Bergman, Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory Peck
62.The Haunting (1963)
7
2
The Haunting
TV-PG
7
2

As a part of study on insomnia, Dr David Marrow invites visitors to the secluded mansion of Hill House. Marrow plans to scare the subjects, including the seductive Theo and introverted Nell in order to investigate fear. However, the manor is indeed haunted by an evil spirit that makes the stay for Marrow and others very unfortunate. The study turns into a heart-stopping nightmare for Marrow and others trapped in a mysterious mansion.

Director:
Robert Wise
Star Cast:
Lois Maxwell
63.The Lighthouse (2019)
10
3
The Lighthouse
R
10
3

The Lighthouse is a psychological horror drama film which revolves around Ephraim, who arrives at a remote island to work as a lighthouse keeper. He begins to assist his supervisor Thomas. However, over the days, he tries to maintain his sanity as he is haunted by strange and mysterious visions.

Director:
Robert Eggers
Star Cast:
Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe
64.Burning (2018)
8
3
Burning
Not
8
3

Beoning is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Jong-soo who runs into Hae-mi, a girl who had once lived in his neighborhood. She asks him to watch over her cat, while she is out of town. Jong-soo decides to leave food for the cat, although he never actually sees it.

Director:
Chang-dong Lee
Star Cast:
Steven Yeun
65.Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
11
5
Eyes Wide Shut
R
11
5

After his wife confesses to having sexual fantasies about a stranger, reputable physician Bill Hartford strolls through the streets of night desperately searching for random sexual encounters, and eventually sneaks into an invite-only masked party full of temptations. Despite his disguise, he is recognized and confronted for the misadventure, which puts his entire family in danger.

Director:
Star Cast:
Stanley Kubrick, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Alan Cumming, Sydney Pollack, Thomas Gibson, Christiane Kubrick
66.A History of Violence (2005)
10
4
A History of Violence
R
10
4

A diner owner's small-town life is turned around overnight when he kills two men attempting to rob his restaurant. After short-lived fame, relationships and trust are tested when a gangster turns up alleging that the diner owner is, in fact, a professional hitman.

Director:
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello
67.Pi (1998)
9
3
Pi
R
9
3

Max Cohen is an unemployed mathematician, who lives in an apartment in Chinatown, Manhattan. He believes that everything that exists in nature can be understood with the help of numbers. Despite his intellect, he suffers from hallucinations, paranoia, cluster headaches as well as schizoid personality disorder. His life takes a turn when he discovers a mysterious number, after which he is targeted by some Wall street agents, who want to use it for profit.

Director:
Darren Aronofsky
Star Cast:
Ajay Naidu
68.The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
10
3
The Talented Mr. Ripley
R
10
3

Tom Ripley, who is talented in lying, impersonating and forging, pretends to know recently graduated Princeton student Dickie Greenleaf and promises Dickie's wealthy father to bring him back home from vacationing in Italy. Once there, he becomes obsessed with Dickie's leisurely and extravagant lifestyle and goes to extreme lengths to assume that lifestyle as his own.

Director:
Anthony Minghella
Star Cast:
Jude Law, Matt Damon, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cate Blanchett, Gwyneth Paltrow
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
69.Eraserhead (1977)
9
3
Eraserhead
9
3

Henry Spencer, a factory employee, lives alone in his apartment in an industrial town when he unexpectedly learns that he has become a father. His girlfriend Mary and their baby – a strange looking creature – shift into his flat. But the baby is always crying and Mary, unable to take it, just quits. Henry, now all alone, is going insane and begins having hallucinations.

Director:
70.Blow Out (1981)
8
3
Blow Out
R
8
3

Blow Out is a mystery psychological thriller which tells the story of a sound technician who saves a woman after a car plunges into a creek. However, he could not save the other person, who was a governor running for President. Soon, he realizes that the accident was actually part of a big murder conspiracy.    

Director:
Star Cast:
John Travolta, John Lithgow
71.Unbreakable (2000)
14
5
Unbreakable
PG-13
14
5

David Dunn miraculously comes out unhurt in a train accident in which no one else survives. Elijah Price, a comic book store owner with brittle bone disease believes that David is Unbreakable – people with exceptional courage and tolerance to pain and an extraordinary sense of dangerous people and devastating happenings. David must figure out if the theory is indeed true.

Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Leslie Stefanson, Bruce Willis, Robin Wright, M. Night Shyamalan
72.Split (2016)
14
6
Split
PG-13
14
6

Three teenage girls, Cassey, Claire and Marcia are kidnapped by Kevin Wendell who suffers from dissociative identity disorder with 23 different personalities. A 24th persona, the most sinister one, can appear anytime. The girls, therefore, have to find a way to escape, before it is too late for them.

Star Cast:
James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, M. Night Shyamalan
73.Cape Fear (1991)
9
3
Cape Fear
R
9
3

Max Cady, who served 14 years in jail for raping and brutalizing a young woman, believes that his defense attorney Sam Bowden deliberately withheld crucial evidence that would have lightened his sentence. He studied law and sculpted his body while in jail, and is now hell-bent on taking revenge by terrorizing the Bowden family.

Director:
Star Cast:
Juliette Lewis, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Esther Rolle, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Robert De Niro
74.Mr. Brooks (2007)
8
3
Mr. Brooks
R
8
3

Earl Brooks, a well-respected and wealthy businessman, has an alter-ego, the compulsive serial killer Marshall, who encourages him to commit another crime by murdering a couple. Brooks soon starts getting blackmailed by a neighbor of his victims, and to make things more complicated, detectives come to his house to inquire about a murder in his daughter's dorm.

Director:
Bruce A. Evans
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook
75.Doctor Sleep (2019)
9
4
Doctor Sleep
R
9
4

A sequel to the popular 1980 film The Shining, the film revolves around Dan Torrance, who is contacted by a young girl with powers similar to his. Although Dan finds himself becoming an alcoholic, he tries to recover, and soon they face an evil cult which preys on children with powers similar to his, in order to remain immortal.

Director:
Mike Flanagan
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Bruce Greenwood
76.Hereditary (2018)
10
5
Hereditary
R
10
5

After her mother passes away, Annie and the rest of her family is struck with grief. She soon starts attending a support group. However, soon strange things start occurring and she begins to learn some horrifying truths about her ancestry.

Director:
Ari Aster
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette
77.Insomnia (2002)
13
4
Insomnia
R
13
4

LAPD detectives Will Dormer and Hap Eckhart come to Nightmute, Alaska, to assist in the investigations of the murder of a 17-year-old teenage girl, but while trying to entrap prime suspect Walter Finch, Dormer accidentally shoots Eckhart. With young local detective Ellie Burr investigating Eckhart's death, insomniac Dormer becomes an easy pawn in Finch's psychological game.

Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Al Pacino
78.Cube (1997)
10
4
Cube
R
10
4

A group of strangers with varying personalities wake up to find that they have been placed inside a giant cube. They find themselves in an endless maze with deadly traps, and they realize that in order to survive and escape, they will need to work together.

79.Red Dragon (2002)
11
4
Red Dragon
R
11
4

Will Graham, an FBI agent able to empathize with psychopaths, narrowly escapes death while trying to catch cannibalistic killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter and retires shortly after. However, with the emergence of another serial killer, nicknamed The Tooth Fairy, he is called back and must seek Lecter's help to make a psychological profile of the new murderer.

Director:
Brett Ratner
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Mary-Louise Parker, Frank Langella, Emily Watson, Alex D. Linz, Anthony Hopkins, Harvey Keitel
80.Sunshine (2007)
9
4
Sunshine
R
9
4

Set in the year 2057, the film follows a group of astronauts on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun. Inspired by the films 2001: A Space Odyssey and Solaris, the science fiction movie garnered several award nominations for its acting, directing, and production merits.

Director:
Star Cast:
Troy Garity, Rose Byrne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cillian Murphy
81.Fracture (2007)
9
3
Fracture
R
9
3

Successful and ambitious deputy district attorney Willy Beachum preparing to move to a private civil-law firm takes one final open-and-shut case of wealthy engineer Ted Crawford who shot his unfaithful wife. However, he becomes locked in a prolonged battle of wits with Crawford after realizing that the latter's confession and the murder weapon are now inadmissible as evidences.

Director:
Gregory Hoblit
Star Cast:
David Strathairn, Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike
82.In the Line of Fire (1993)
10
3
In the Line of Fire
R
10
3

Secret Service Agent, Frank Horrigan, is being taunted by an assassin who is planning to kill the President of United States. Horrigan himself is still haunted by his failure to keep President John F. Kennedy alive when he was a young agent. Horrigan must find a way to stop history from repeating itself. 

Director:
Wolfgang Petersen
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Gary Cole, Rene Russo
83.Manhunter (1986)
9
3
Manhunter
R
9
3

Retired FBI profiler Will Graham is asked by his former FBI superior Jack Crawford, to assist in a case involving a new serial killer dubbed the ‘Tooth Fairy’. This leads him to visit the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecktor who was the reason for Graham’s retirement. But Hannibal soon turns this into a deadly game of survival. 

Director:
84.The Dead Zone (1983)
10
3
The Dead Zone
R
10
3

A car accident puts schoolteacher Johnny Smith into coma for five years. When he wakes up, he is disturbed to find that he has psychic powers to see anyone’s past and future by touching the person. After shaking hands with an upcoming politician, Johnny realizes that once this man gets in power he will cause upheaval, so Johnny feels compelled to take action. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Tom Skerritt, Christopher Walken, Herbert Lom
85.The Hitcher (1986)
7
4
The Hitcher
R
7
4

Jim Halsey is a young man who is on his way to deliver a car to San Diego from Chicago. When he spots Ryder, a hitchhiker, he decides to give him a ride. When they pass a stranded car, Ryder tells him that he has murdered the driver of the car, and he wants to do the same with Jim. Jim pushes Ryder out of the car, but Ryder continues to follow him.

Director:
Robert Harmon
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh
86.Side Effects (2013)
8
3
Side Effects
R
8
3

A depressed Emily Taylor is prescribed an experimental drug by her psychiatrist, Jonathan Banks; however the drug makes Emily sleepwalk as a side effect. Once while sleepwalking, she kills her husband and is consequently sent to a psychiatric hospital. Jonathan’s reputation is hit too but he figures out that Emily is not what she pretends to be and there is an insidious conspiracy at play.  

Star Cast:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mamie Gummer, Channing Tatum, Jude Law, Rooney Mara
87.Hard Candy (2005)
8
3
Hard Candy
R
8
3

Hayley is a teenage girl who goes to a coffee shop to meet Jeff, a photographer whom she met on the internet. However, she drugs him and tells him that she knows how he preys on young girls, and she wants a confession from him.

Director:
David Slade
Star Cast:
Sandra Oh, Ellen Page
88.The Jacket (2005)
7
3
The Jacket
R
7
3

Jack Starks, a Gulf War veteran suffering from amnesia, returns to Vermont, where he is blamed for a policeman’s death. Sent to a mental asylum, he is subjected to experimental treatment by Dr. Becker, who puts him in a straitjacket-like device and locks in a morgue drawer. Starks experiences visions of his future, and approaching death. So, what’s in store for him?

Director:
John Maybury
Star Cast:
Brad Renfro, Kris Kristofferson, Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Laura Marano, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Daniel Craig
89.Marnie (1964)
7
3
Marnie
7
3

This psychological thriller by Hitchcock follows Marnie Edgar, a kleptomaniac who robs her employers and disappears. While working as Mark Rutland’s secretary, he stops her from stealing; and compels to marry him. After a disastrous honeymoon, Mark gets her past investigated through a detective. Realizing her problems, he helps her face her childhood trauma and relive repressed memories to resolve her issues. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Bruce Dern, Tippi Hedren, Melody Thomas Scott, Alfred Hitchcock
90.Phone Booth (2002)
9
4
Phone Booth
R
9
4

Stuart Shepard, a two-timing publicist in New York City, is forced to accept the truth by a mysterious sniper, who reveals his infidelity to his wife and girlfriend. What follows is a nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat thriller that revolves around a phone booth conversation between the sniper and Stuart.     

Director:
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Ben Foster, Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Radha Mitchell
91.Basic Instinct (1992)
9
4
Basic Instinct
R
9
4

San Francisco police detective Nick Curran is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of rock-star Johnny Boz. A manipulative crime novelist and Boz’s girlfriend, Catherine Tramell, is the prime suspect; however, there is no evidence against her. Curran gets drawn to her and soon he is totally involved with the novelist. This complicates the investigation and also, puts his life in danger. 

Director:
Paul Verhoeven
Star Cast:
Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn, George Dzundza, Wayne Knight, Michael Douglas
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Most Desirable Female
92.Buried (2010)
9
3
Buried
R
9
3

Paul Conroy, a civilian truck driver in Iraq is attacked by mutineers. He wakes up to find himself buried alive inside a coffin with his lighter, dwindling oxygen supply, dying battery of his cell phone and ever-increasing fear. With his will to survive, he awaits a rescue that may or may not happen anytime soon.

Director:
Rodrigo Cortés
Star Cast:
Ryan Reynolds
93.The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
8
3
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
R
8
3

Cardiothoracic surgeon Steven Murphy leads a happy life with his wife Annie, teenage daughter Kim, and younger son Bob. When Steven introduces teenager Martin to the family, one by one everyone in Steven’s family starts falling ill and nearing death. As Martin’s connection to Steven’s past is revealed, things take a much darker turn. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Alicia Silverstone, Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell
94.Play Misty for Me (1971)
8
3
Play Misty for Me
R
8
3

Popular California disc jockey Dave Garver attracts attention of a girl, Evelyn Draper, in a bar. She reveals being the fan who repeatedly requested to play ‘Misty.’ Later, she starts stalking him, breaks in his house, attacks his housekeeper, crashes in a business meeting and takes his girlfriend, Tobie, as a hostage, threatening to kill her. Can he free himself from the psychotic fan? 

Director:
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood
95.The Book of Eli (2010)
11
4
The Book of Eli
R
11
4

This post-apocalyptic psychological thriller centers on Eli, a blind nomadic warrior who is instructed by a voice to deliver the last copy of the New King James Bible to a sanctuary. Traveling across a wasteland, of what was formerly the USA, he demonstrates mythical fighting skills against the warlord Carnegie and his army who wants the book for himself. 

Director:
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Denzel Washington, Malcolm McDowell, Jennifer Beals, Tom Waits, Mila Kunis
96.Enemy (2013)
9
4
Enemy
R
9
4

History professor Adam Bell suddenly discovers a person on television who looks exactly like him, and following an obsessive search, finds out that his doppelganger is small-time actor Anthony Claire. The two agree to meet, but Adam soon regrets the decision after Anthony attempts to manipulate him in order to sleep with his beautiful girlfriend Mary.

Director:
Star Cast:
Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini, Jake Gyllenhaal
97.Primer (2004)
7
3
Primer
PG-13
7
3

Two engineers, Abe and Aaron, build an error-checking technology with the help of Phillip and Robert. Abe and Aaron accidentally invent a time machine that is competent of transporting a human. As they put their invention to test, what awaits is the dreadful consequence of their actions.

98.1408 (2007)
10
4
1408
TV-14
10
4

An adaptation of Stephen King’s story of the same name, this psychological thriller centers on author Michael Enslin who has spent his life debunking supernatural phenomena. The movie has four different endings depicting Enslin’s fate following his horrific experiences in the haunted room 1408 of The Dolphin Hotel in New York. 

Director:
Mikael Håfström
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Len Cariou
99.Hannibal (2001)
9
4
Hannibal
R
9
4

This iconic psychological horror thriller is a sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. The movie sees child molester Mason Verger, also cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal’s only surviving victim, forming an elaborate plan to seek revenge by using Clarice Starling. Hannibal has a weakness for her. He almost succeeds but is ultimately killed. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Ray Liotta, Giancarlo Giannini, Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman, Ajay Naidu
100.Unknown (2011)
10
4
Unknown
PG-13
10
4

A serious car-accident leads Dr. Martin Harris to a coma. After waking up, no one recognizes him, he finds another man impersonating him, and assassins hunting him. With the help of taxi driver Gina, he uncovers he is an assassin and Martin Harris is just a persona. Martin redeems himself by saving Bressler the target of his assignation.  

Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz, January Jones, Sebastian Koch, Diane Kruger, Frank Langella
101.Panic Room (2002)
9
4
Panic Room
R
9
4

Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah find themselves trapped in a secret panic room, built inside their new apartment. On their first night, they must survive a home invasion by three men Raoul, Burnham, and Junior, who are after the US $3 million in bearer bonds hidden in the panic room.

Director:
Star Cast:
Patrick Bauchau, Kristen Stewart, Jodie Foster, Nicole Kidman, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker
102.The Babadook (2014)
8
4
The Babadook
8
4

Some disturbing visions convince Sam that his home is enchanted by a monster. His troubled single mother, Amelia, soon realises that her son is not lying about the monster that seems to have made its way into their home through the pages of a children's book. She gets into a state of paranoia when she learns about the erratic behaviour of her son. Its interesting to see how she tames this beast that never leaves them.

Director:
Jennifer Kent
Star Cast:
Essie Davis
103.One Hour Photo (2002)
7
3
One Hour Photo
R
7
3

One Hour Photo is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Seymour Parrish, a photo technician, who lives alone, and considers his work to be the only purpose of his life. His favorite customers are the Yorkin family, whose photos he has developed for years. However, his concept about them being the perfect family is shattered when he learns that Will Yorkin is having an affair.

Director:
Mark Romanek
Star Cast:
Clark Gregg, Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Gary Cole
104.The Bone Collector (1999)
7
4
The Bone Collector
R
7
4

The Bone Collector is a psychological crime-thriller that revolves around a paraplegic detective and a newly recruited patrol officer, with great forensic skills, who set about solving a series of grisly murders committed by a psychopath who leaves gruesome clues at every crime scene. Starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, this film has a lot of drama and gory violence too.

Director:
Phillip Noyce
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Bobby Cannavale, Denzel Washington
105.The Invitation (2015)
6
3
The Invitation
Not Rated
6
3

The Invitation is a psychological horror thriller film which tells the story of Will and his girlfriend Kira, who is invited for a dinner party, by Will’s ex-wife Eden and her new husband David. Soon, Will starts to believe that there is an ulterior motive behind why she invited him and Kira.

106.What Lies Beneath (2000)
7
3
What Lies Beneath
PG-13
7
3

After their daughter leaves for college, the seemingly perfect marriage of scientist Norman Spencer and housewife Claire is rocked by the strange visions the latter begins to see. While Norman initially dismisses her visions as delusions, Claire delves deeper into the mystery to uncover a terrifying secret her husband has been hiding from her.

Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Star Cast:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford
107.Antichrist (2009)
7
3
Antichrist
7
3

While a couple is busy having sex, their toddler son dies falling from the bedroom window, leaving the mother grief-stricken. The father, a therapist, decides to treat her himself and takes her to an isolated cabin in a woods where she spent a previous summer with the boy. However, she becomes maniacal amidst ominous natural occurrences.

Director:
Star Cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Willem Dafoe
108.Glass (2019)
9
5
Glass
PG-13
9
5

David Dunn, a superhuman vigilante and his son Joseph pursue Kevin Crumb, a man suffering from dissociative identity disorder, who is holding four cheerleaders as hostages. David eventually battles Kevin’s superhuman personality, The Beast, until they are intervened by armed forces, after which both men are taken to a psychiatric facility.  

Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Leslie Stefanson, James McAvoy
109.Flatliners (1990)
7
3
Flatliners
R
7
3

Medical student, Nelson Wright, decides to find answers about afterlife by actually ‘flatlining’ or stopping his heart for a minute before being resuscitated by his four friends. His experiment is successful and his friends decide to experience it themselves. But they soon start encountering paranormal visions which will change their lives forever. 

Director:
Star Cast:
Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
110.Copycat (1995)
6
3
Copycat
R
6
3

A respected criminal psychologist specializing on serial killers develops agoraphobia after being attacked by one of her subjects and seals herself in a high tech apartment until a new series of murder starts taking place. Drawn by the fact that the killer is copying previous killings, she starts working with the police in order to track him down. 

Director:
Jon Amiel
Star Cast:
Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Harry Connick Jr., Dermot Mulroney
111.The Village (2004)
9
6
The Village
PG-13
9
6

Covington in the 19th-century rural Pennsylvania has a small population that lives peacefully within the boundaries of the village. Beyond the boundaries, there are fearful creatures inhabiting the wood that do not forgive any intrusion. When a determined man, Lucius Hunt decides to step out into the woods, the creatures are upset. But then, someone else must also step out into the woods.

Star Cast:
Jesse Eisenberg, Brendan Gleeson, Judy Greer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody
112.Secret Window (2004)
8
5
Secret Window
PG-13
8
5

Based on Stephen King’s story, this psychological thriller follows the life of a successful author. After a bitter betrayal, writer Mort Rainey retreats to his lake-side cottage. When a menacing stranger, John Shooter, arrives to accuse him of plagiarism, and stalks him, Rainey tries to prove him wrong. Odd occurrences happening around him compel Rainey to dig to the bottom of the mystery. 

Director:
David Koepp
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, Len Cariou
113.The Girl on the Train (2016)
9
4
The Girl on the Train
R
9
4

Rachel Watson, an alcoholic divorcee, daily watches Megan and Scott, an apparently perfect couple, from her train. One day, she sees something in their backyard that upsets her enough to get off the train. The next morning she finds herself covered with bruises with no memory of previous night, and learns that Megan is missing. So she decides to investigate the mystery. 

Director:
Tate Taylor
Star Cast:
Lisa Kudrow, Allison Janney, Laura Prepon, Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson
114.Crimson Peak (2015)
7
4
Crimson Peak
R
7
4

A young Edith Cushing is warned by her mother's ghost about Crimson Peak and after she grows up, her father opposes her relationship with charming English baronet Thomas Sharpe. However, following her father's sudden death, she marries Sharpe and with him and his mysterious sister Lucille, comes to his estate, which she learns is known as 'Crimson Peak'.

Star Cast:
Charlie Hunnam, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska
115.The Skeleton Key (2005)
6
3
The Skeleton Key
PG-13
6
3

Caroline, a nurse, leaves behind her hospital job and signs up to work at a mansion as a private care giver for an old man, Ben who has suffered a stroke and is wheel chair bound. Caroline soon becomes sceptical of Violet, Ben’s wife, who she believes is a threat to him. The house itself has a terrifying past and is haunted by two spirits.

Director:
Iain Softley
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Gena Rowlands, Kate Hudson
116.Gerald's Game (2017)
7
3
Gerald's Game
TV-MA
7
3

In order to spice up their failing marriage, a couple goes to their remote lake house to try different sexual role playing activities. While the woman is handcuffed to the bed, her husband dies of a heart attack accidentally.  Without a key, and any individual nearby to help her, the woman is now stuck to the bed, battling her inner demons.

Director:
Mike Flanagan
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, Carel Struycken, Bruce Greenwood
117.The Cell (2000)
6
3
The Cell
R
6
3

The movie follows psychologist Catherine Deane, who is hired to infiltrate the comatose mind of serial killer Carl Rudolph Stargher, to rescue Julia Hickson, his final victim. Using an experimental technology she enters the criminal’s psyche only to come face to face with unimaginable horrors and tortures. 

Director:
Tarsem Singh
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Patrick Bauchau
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Dressed
118.Escape Room (2019)
6
3
Escape Room
PG-13
6
3

Escape Room is an action adventure psychological thriller film which revolves around six strangers, who decide to take part in a game to win ten thousand dollars. They find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms, and soon they realize that the game is much more horrifying than they had expected.  

119.Hannibal Rising (2007)
6
4
Hannibal Rising
R
6
4

Hannibal Lecter, who as a child witnessed his parents being killed and his sister cannibalized during WWII, escapes from his ancestral castle in Lithuania to seek refuge with his widowed aunt in Paris. He becomes a brilliant medical student, as well as a skilled murderer, and returns to Lithuania to exact revenge on his sister's killers.

Director:
Peter Webber
Star Cast:
Rhys Ifans
120.Eraser (1996)
6
4
Eraser
R
6
4

U.S. Marshal John Kruger’s job is to wipe out the identities of witnesses under the US witness protection programme. Lee Cullen is one of those he has to protect after she gives out proofs of illegal arms deal by a high profile defense contractor. However, when John figures out that his boss Robert Deguerin is a mole, his own life appears to be at risk.

Director:
Chuck Russell
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Coburn, James Cromwell, Vanessa Lynn Williams, John Slattery, Sven-Ole Thorsen