Best Thriller Movies of 2010

1.

Shutter Island

6.8
8.1/10 IMDB

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow, Jackie Earle Haley, Patricia Clarkson, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2010-02-14
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2.

Black Swan

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied, Ksenia Solo, Kristina Anapau, Janet Montgomery, Sebastian Stan ..
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2010-12-03
3.

127 Hours

6.0
7.6/10 IMDB

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Starring: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Clémence Poésy, Lizzy Caplan, Kate Burton, Treat Williams, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger, Parker Hadley ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2010-11-05
4.

The Town

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Blake Lively, Owen Burke, Titus Welliver, Pete Postlethwaite, Chris Cooper, Corena Chase ..
Directed by: Ben Affleck
Release date: 2010-09-15
5.

The Next Three Days

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, RZA, Moran Atias, Olivia Wilde, Jason Beghe, Nazanin Boniadi, Tyrone Giordano, Ty Simpkins ..
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Release date: 2010-11-18
6.

The Ghost Writer

5.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman Polanski's tense drama, the author realizes that his discovery threatens some very powerful people who will do anything to ensure that certain episodes from Lang's past remain buried.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Jon Bernthal, Kim Cattrall, Tom Wilkinson, Olivia Williams, Timothy Hutton, James Belushi, Nyasha Hatendi, Tim Preece ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 2010-02-12
7.

The Book of Eli

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals, Tom Waits, Michael Gambon, Frances de la Tour, Lateef Crowder, Chris Browning ..
Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Release date: 2010-01-11
8.

RED

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Starring: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Richard Dreyfuss, James Remar, Morgan Freeman, Brian Cox, Ernest Borgnine ..
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2010-10-13
9.

Buried

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, Ivana Miño, Warner Loughlin, Erik Palladino, Kali Rocha, Chris William Martin ..
Directed by: Rodrigo Cortés
Release date: 2010-09-24
10.

Insidious

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Andrew Astor, Corbett Tuck, Heather Tocquigny ..
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2010-09-13

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