Most Popular Thriller Titles


1. Black Mirror (2011– )

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

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An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones

Votes: 192,740

2. The Shape of Water (2017)

R | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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86 Metascore

At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones

Votes: 36,485 | Gross: $30.20M

3. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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

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

Votes: 442,718

4. The Post (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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83 Metascore

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 12,565 | Gross: $44.76M

5. The Commuter (2018)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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56 Metascore

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 7,949 | Gross: $25.63M

6. It (I) (2017)

R | 135 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.5
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69 Metascore

A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis

Votes: 231,822 | Gross: $327.48M

7. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

R | 164 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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81 Metascore

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 217,589 | Gross: $92.00M

8. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

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

Votes: 165,266

9. Supernatural (2005– )

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

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

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

Votes: 321,713

10. The Walking Dead (2010– )

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

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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, Chandler Riggs

Votes: 727,027

11. Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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49 Metascore

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet - in her own family home.

Director: Adam Robitel | Stars: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 9,464 | Gross: $58.66M

12. 9-1-1 (2018– )

43 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. They must try to balance ... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds

Votes: 1,871

13. Get Out (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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84 Metascore

It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener

Votes: 235,320 | Gross: $175.48M

14. Criminal Minds (2005– )

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

8.1
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The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook, Thomas Gibson

Votes: 124,162

15. Bright (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 117 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.5
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29 Metascore

Set in a world where fantasy creatures live side by side with humans. A human cop is forced to work with an Orc to find a weapon everyone is prepared to kill for.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramírez

Votes: 98,652

16. The Blacklist (2013– )

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

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

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

Votes: 135,253

17. Den of Thieves (2018)

R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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50 Metascore

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Director: Christian Gudegast | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges, Pablo Schreiber, Evan Jones

Votes: 1,908 | Gross: $15.21M

18. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 169,237

19. Jigsaw (I) (2017)

R | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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39 Metascore

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years.

Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Stars: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie, Hannah Emily Anderson

Votes: 27,833 | Gross: $38.05M

20. Dark (2017– )

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

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A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.

Stars: Oliver Masucci, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Louis Hofmann

Votes: 41,633

21. Proud Mary (2018)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.1
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35 Metascore

Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Director: Babak Najafi | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Neal McDonough

Votes: 1,169 | Gross: $16.85M

22. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

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94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 323,866 | Gross: $188.37M

23. Red Sparrow (2018)

Mystery, Thriller | Post-production

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. But her first mission, targeting a CIA agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciarán Hinds

24. You Were Never Really Here (2017)

R | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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88 Metascore

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola, Alex Manette

Votes: 3,019

25. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

Votes: 206,147 | Gross: $146.28M

26. The Punisher (2017– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle became a vigilante known as "The Punisher" with only one goal in mind, to avenge them.

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ben Barnes

Votes: 77,724

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

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

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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

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

Votes: 59,745

28. All the Money in the World (2017)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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72 Metascore

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris

Votes: 9,816 | Gross: $24.11M

29. Venom (2018)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Filming

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Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Tom Holland, Jenny Slate

30. Taken (2017– )

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

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As former CIA agent Bryan Mills deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world, he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge.

Stars: Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals, Gaius Charles, Brooklyn Sudano

Votes: 5,186

31. NCIS (2003– )

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

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

Stars: Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Sean Murray

Votes: 97,095

32. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

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

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

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

Votes: 1,055,482

33. Gotham (2014– )

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

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

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

Votes: 169,664

34. Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)

PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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54 Metascore

Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the "Flare".

Director: Wes Ball | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario

Votes: 1,028

35. Geostorm (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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21 Metascore

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 37,498 | Gross: $33.70M

36. American Horror Story (2011– )

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

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An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult.

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

Votes: 224,947

37. The Foreigner (2017)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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55 Metascore

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones, Mark Tandy

Votes: 43,845 | Gross: $34.39M

38. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

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

8.2
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King

Votes: 85,834

39. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 75,569 | Gross: $51.34M

40. Mindhunter (2017– )

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

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In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

Stars: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross

Votes: 67,543

41. Chicago P.D. (2014– )

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

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Follows District 21 of the Chicago Police Department, which is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops and the Intelligence Unit.

Stars: Jason Beghe, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati

Votes: 18,438

42. McMafia (2018– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his ... See full summary »

Stars: James Norton, David Strathairn, Juliet Rylance, Aleksey Serebryakov

Votes: 1,741

43. La casa de papel (2017)

70 min | Crime, Thriller

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A group of very peculiar robbers have assaulted the Factory of Moneda and Timbre to carry out the most perfect robbery in the history of Spain and taking home 2,400 million euros.

Stars: Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño, Álvaro Morte, Paco Tous

Votes: 7,070

44. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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73 Metascore

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Alicia Silverstone, Barry Keoghan, Colin Farrell

Votes: 35,808 | Gross: $2.29M

45. Fargo (2014– )

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

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

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

Votes: 230,874

46. Homeland (2011– )

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

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

Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Damian Lewis, Rupert Friend

Votes: 259,316

47. Narcos (2015– )

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

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A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Alberto Ammann

Votes: 232,868

48. Travelers (2016– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century, while attempting to save humanity from a terrible future.

Stars: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson

Votes: 20,134

49. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )

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

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The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa, Linda Hunt

Votes: 40,357

50. Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller | Completed

The third installment of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Luke Grimes, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan