Top Ten Underrated Thriller Movies


The Top Ten

1 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
2 Single White Female
3 Unlawful Entry
4 Twisted

Terrible. Guessed the killer from just the trailer. - truckturner

5 Gothika
6 Twisted Nerve
7 When a Stranger Calls
8 The Boy
9 Duel
10 Misery

This movie is well known, critically acclaimed and has an Oscar winning performance... is it really underrated? - Martin_Canine

This is widely praised critically and earned Kathy Bates an Oscar. Nothing underrated about it. - truckturner

Very good movie

The Contenders

11 Sorry, Wrong Number

A wonderful claustrophobic thriller with the magnificent Barbara Stanwyck. - Martin_Canine

12 Tenebre
13 Frailty

Starring Bill Paxton & Matthew McConaughey. This deserves more than 7.3. Should've gotten 7.8 Its quite underrated. - zxm

One of the best movies of the early 00s. Great twist, excellent Bill Paxton performance. Shame he didn't direct more than a couple of films. - truckturner

14 Gone Baby Gone

Got 7.7 on IMDb but I don't hear much about this movie. - zxm

15 Bound
16 Don't Bother to Knock
17 The Spiral Staircase
18 This Gun for Hire
19 The Wrong Man
20 I Confess
21 The Last House on the Left (1972)
22 Memories of Murder

More likely crime/mystery/drama than thriller. But it has thrilling moments. It may be famous as a Korean movie but internationally not very famous. - zxm

23 Sliver
24 Scissors
25 10 to Midnight
26 Primal Fear
27 Dead Calm
28 The Forgotten

Best thriller movie I have ever seen. it shocks you and is a bigger jaw dropper then the 6th sense ever will.

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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Sorry, Wrong Number
2. Bound
3. Tenebre
1. The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
2. Single White Female
3. Unlawful Entry
1. Gone Baby Gone
2. Frailty
3. Memories of Murder


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