Best Thriller Movies of 2003

1.

Mystic River

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman, Tom Guiry, Emmy Rossum, Eli Wallach ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2003-10-07
2.

The Life of David Gale

5.6
7.6/10 IMDB

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Rhona Mitra, Matt Craven, Melissa McCarthy, Cleo King, Lee Ritchey, Brandy Little ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 2003-02-21
3.

Swimming Pool

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance, Jean-Marie Lamour, Marc Fayolle, Mireille Mossé, Michel Fau, Jean-Claude Lecas, Emilie Gavois-Kahn, Erarde Forestali ..
Directed by: François Ozon
Release date: 2003-05-18
4.

Out of Time

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in order to find out the truth.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes, Sanaa Lathan, John Billingsley, Dean Cain, Alex Carter, Antoni Corone, Robert Baker, Ron Madoff, Terry Loughlin ..
Directed by: Carl Franklin
Release date: 2003-10-03
5.

The Missing

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn to reconcile the past and work together if they are going to have any hope of getting Lily back before she is taken over the border and forced to become a prostitute.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Aaron Eckhart, Val Kilmer, Eric Schweig, Steve Reevis, Jay Tavare, Simon Baker ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2003-11-26
6.

Dead End

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

Starring: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden, Amber Smith, Steve Valentine, Clement Blake, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Billy Asher, Karen S. Gregan ..
Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa
Release date: 2003-01-30
7.

Paycheck

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Joe Morton, Michael C. Hall, Peter Friedman, Kathryn Morris, Ivana Mili?evi? ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2003-12-25
8.

Dreamcatcher

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante ... and then overcome a threat to the bond that unites the four of them.

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Tom Sizemore, Donnie Wahlberg, Mikey Holekamp, Reece Thompson, Giacomo Baessato ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 2003-03-21
9.

Hollywood Homicide

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga instructor. When the two are assigned a big case they must work out whether they want to solve the case or follow their hearts.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Lolita Davidovich, Keith David, Master P, Dwight Yoakam, Martin Landau ..
Directed by: Ron Shelton
Release date: 2003-06-09
10.

The Medallion

3.8
5.3/10 IMDB

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Lee Evans, Claire Forlani, Julian Sands, John Rhys-Davies, Anthony Wong, Christy Chung, Lau Siu-Ming, Nicholas Tse, Edison Chen ..
Directed by: Gordon Chan
Release date: 2003-08-15

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