Best Thriller Movies of 1999

1.

The Sixth Sense

6.7
8.1/10 IMDB

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see the ghosts of dead people.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Haley Joel Osment, Donnie Wahlberg, Glenn Fitzgerald, Mischa Barton, Trevor Morgan, Bruce Norris, Angelica Page ..
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Release date: 1999-08-06
2.

The Insider

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

Starring: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Bruce McGill, Lindsay Crouse, Philip Baker Hall, Debi Mazar, Renee Olstead, Hallie Kate Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1999-03-10
3.

The Boondock Saints

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco, David Ferry, Brian Mahoney, Billy Connolly, Carlo Rota, Ron Jeremy, Bob Marley ..
Directed by: Troy Duffy
Release date: 1999-01-22
4.

Eyes Wide Shut

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Madison Eginton, Jackie Sawiris, Sydney Pollack, Leslie Lowe, Peter Benson, Todd Field, Michael Doven, Sky du Mont ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1999-07-16
5.

Sleepy Hollow

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ian McDiarmid, Christina Ricci, Casper Van Dien, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken, Lisa Marie, Steven Waddington, Christopher Lee, Miranda Richardson ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1999-11-18
6.

The Talented Mr. Ripley

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport, James Rebhorn, Sergio Rubini, Philip Baker Hall, Celia Weston ..
Directed by: Anthony Minghella
Release date: 1999-12-25
7.

eXistenZ

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar, Oscar Hsu, Callum Keith Rennie, Christopher Eccleston, Sarah Polley, Robert A. Silverman ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1999-04-14
8.

The Bone Collector

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker, Michael McGlone, Luis Guzmán, Leland Orser, John Benjamin Hickey, Bobby Cannavale, Ed O'Neill ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 1999-11-04
9.

The World Is Not Enough

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to defuse the international power struggle that has the world's oil supply hanging in the balance.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards, Robbie Coltrane, Desmond Llewelyn, John Cleese, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Samantha Bond, Michael Kitchen ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1999-11-17
10.

The Ninth Gate

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Kingdom Of Shadows' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner, Barbara Jefford, Jack Taylor, José López Rodero, James Russo, Willy Holt, Allen Garfield ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1999-08-25

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