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The Silence of the Lambs (Movie, 1991)

Netflix

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

IMDb: 8.6 (1,009,378 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jodie Foster, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence T. Wrentz

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Leon: The Professional (Movie, 1994)

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

IMDb: 8.6 (822,029 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Directed by: Luc Besson

Psycho (Movie, 1960)

Netflix

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

IMDb: 8.5 (475,165 votes)
Metascore: 97

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window (Movie, 1954)

Amazon

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

IMDb: 8.5 (355,013 votes)

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

The Dark Knight Rises (Movie, 2012)

Netflix

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Selina.

IMDb: 8.4 (1,272,709 votes)
Metascore: 78

Genre: Action, Thriller

Starring: Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Das Boot (Movie, 1981)

Netflix

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

IMDb: 8.4 (186,770 votes)
Metascore: 86

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Blade Runner (Movie, 1982)

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

IMDb: 8.2 (548,173 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Kahaani (Movie, 2012)

Netflix

Kahaani

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

IMDb: 8.2 (45,763 votes)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh

Waar (Movie, 2013)

Netflix

Waar

The efforts of the Pakistani security forces in their fight against terrorism and how the lives of security officials are affected. A retired security officer returns to save Pakistan from a major terrorist attack.

IMDb: 8.2 (28,368 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Shaan Shahid, Hamza Abbasi, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Khan

Directed by: Bilal Lashari

Pink (Movie, 2016)

Netflix

Pink

When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names.

IMDb: 8.2 (25,680 votes)

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Starring: Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Amitabh Bachchan

Directed by: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

Shutter Island (Movie, 2010)

Amazon

A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

IMDb: 8.1 (897,252 votes)
Metascore: 63

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

No Country for Old Men (Movie, 2007)

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Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

IMDb: 8.1 (688,718 votes)
Metascore: 91

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Donnie Darko (Movie, 2001)

Netflix

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

IMDb: 8.1 (645,237 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Fargo (Movie, 1996)

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

IMDb: 8.1 (506,404 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Kristin Rudrüd

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Contratiempo (Movie, 2016)

Netflix

Contratiempo

A young businessman faces a lawyer trying to prove his innocence by the assassination of his lover.

IMDb: 8.1 (39,992 votes)

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, José Coronado, Bárbara Lennie

Directed by: Oriol Paulo

Sin City (Movie, 2005)

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Sin City

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.

IMDb: 8.0 (692,912 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Starring: Jessica Alba, Devon Aoki, Alexis Bledel, Powers Boothe

Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (Movie, 2004)

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Kill Bill: Vol. 2

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

IMDb: 8.0 (562,300 votes)
Metascore: 83

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Starring: Vivica A. Fox, Ambrosia Kelley, Michael Parks, James Parks

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

The Imitation Game (Movie, 2014)

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The Imitation Game

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

IMDb: 8.0 (558,463 votes)
Metascore: 73

Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Twelve Monkeys (Movie, 1995)

Amazon

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

IMDb: 8.0 (505,252 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Jon Seda, Michael Chance

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Jaws (Movie, 1975)

Amazon Netflix

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

IMDb: 8.0 (460,601 votes)
Metascore: 87

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Blood Diamond (Movie, 2006)

Netflix

Blood Diamond

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

IMDb: 8.0 (434,534 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Directed by: Edward Zwick

JFK (Movie, 1991)

Amazon

JFK

A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

IMDb: 8.0 (122,815 votes)
Metascore: 72

Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

Starring: Sally Kirkland, Anthony Ramirez, Ray LePere, Steve Reed

Directed by: Oliver Stone

The Manchurian Candidate (Movie, 1962)

The Manchurian Candidate

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

IMDb: 8.0 (64,393 votes)
Metascore: 94

Genre: Thriller

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Children of Men (Movie, 2006)

Amazon Netflix

Children of Men

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

IMDb: 7.9 (395,658 votes)
Metascore: 84

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Clive Owen, Juan Gabriel Yacuzzi, Michael Caine, Mishal Husain

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Nightcrawler (Movie, 2014)

Stan

Nightcrawler

When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

IMDb: 7.9 (354,860 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Papajohn, Marco Rodríguez, Bill Paxton

Directed by: Dan Gilroy

Captain Phillips (Movie, 2013)

Amazon

Captain Phillips

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

IMDb: 7.9 (332,286 votes)
Metascore: 83

Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

The Untouchables (Movie, 1987)

Netflix

The Untouchables

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

IMDb: 7.9 (237,034 votes)
Metascore: 79

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Gravity (Movie, 2013)

Netflix

Gravity

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

IMDb: 7.8 (648,071 votes)
Metascore: 96

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Ocean's Eleven (Movie, 2001)

Netflix

Ocean's Eleven

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

IMDb: 7.8 (438,055 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Starring: George Clooney, Cecelia Ann Birt, Paul L. Nolan, Carol Florence

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Gattaca (Movie, 1997)

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Gattaca

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

IMDb: 7.8 (241,750 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Gore Vidal, Xander Berkeley

Directed by: Andrew Niccol