Best Thriller Movies of 2005

1.

Serenity

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2005-09-03
2.

Hard Candy

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.

Starring: Ellen Page, Patrick Wilson, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae, G.J. Echternkamp ..
Directed by: David Slade
Release date: 2005-01-14
3.

The Jacket

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig, Angel Coulby, Steven Mackintosh, Brendan Coyle ..
Directed by: John Maybury
Release date: 2005-03-04
4.

Stay

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, Naomi Watts, Kate Burton, Elizabeth Reaser, Bob Hoskins, Janeane Garofalo, Jessica Hecht, BD Wong, Mark Margolis ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2005-09-24
5.

Derailed

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

Starring: Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, Addison Timlin, Xzibit, RZA, Sandra Bee, William Armstrong, Tom Conti ..
Directed by: Mikael Håfström
Release date: 2005-11-11
6.

Assault on Precinct 13

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy, Ja Rule, Currie Graham, Aisha Hinds ..
Directed by: Jean-François Richet
Release date: 2005-01-19
7.

Wolf Creek

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman, who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Starring: John Jarratt, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi, Nathan Phillips, Andy McPhee, Darren Humphreys, Teresa Palmer ..
Directed by: Greg McLean
Release date: 2005-01-01
8.

Dark Water

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. From the time she arrives, there are mysterious occurrences and there is a constant drip from the ceiling in her daughter's bedroom.

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Pete Postlethwaite, Ariel Gade, Camryn Manheim, Perla Haney-Jardine, Debra Monk, Linda Emond ..
Directed by: Walter Salles
Release date: 2005-07-08
9.

The Lost Spider Pit Sequence

3.2
7.5/10 IMDB

What the "spider-pit" sequence from the original King Kong (1933) probably looked like (the original sequence was cut out of the original movie because it was deemed "too gruesome" and was subsequently lost).

Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2005-11-22
10.

Wherever You Are

2.9
7.7/10 IMDB

The story of two sisters (Lilia and Trining), who have adopted three children (Lilia adopted Pilar and Joven, Trining adopted Ito). Trouble, lies and violence ensues as Lilia's children fall in love, and Trining's son gets infuriatingly jealous.

Starring: Claudine Barretto, Jericho Rosales, Diether Ocampo, Hilda Koronel, Gloria Diaz, Irma Adlawan, Dante Rivero, Kathryn Bernardo, Jhong Hilario, Katherine Luna ..
Directed by: Cholo Laurel
Release date: 2005-05-11

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