Best Thriller Movies of 2016

1.

Hell or High Water

6.1
7.6/10

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Marin Ireland
Directed by: David Mackenzie
Release date: 2016-08-12
2.

The Conjuring 2

6.0
7.4/10

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2016-05-13
3.

Colonia

5.9
7.1/10

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey, Vicky Krieps
Directed by: Florian Gallenberger
Release date: 2016-02-18
4.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

5.9
7.3/10

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Starring: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2016-01-13
5.

Snowden

5.9
7.3/10

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 2016-09-15
6.

Patriots Day

5.9
7.4/10

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2016-12-12
7.

11.22.63

5.8
8.2/10
11.22.63
An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Release date: 2016-02-15
8.

Allied

5.7
7.1/10

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Simon McBurney, Lizzy Caplan
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2016-11-17
9.

Now You See Me 2

5.6
6.5/10

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe
Directed by: Jon M. Chu
Release date: 2016-06-02
10.

Hush

5.4
6.6/10

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.

Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Samantha Sloyan, Michael Trucco, Emilia Graves
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Release date: 2016-03-12
11.

Miss Sloane

5.4
7.5/10

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg
Directed by: John Madden
Release date: 2016-11-25
12.

Jason Bourne

5.4
6.6/10

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Starring: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2016-07-27
13.

The Neon Demon

5.3
6.2/10

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2016-06-08
14.

The Siege of Jadotville

5.2
7.3/10

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.

Starring: Jamie Dornan, Guillaume Canet, Mark Strong, Jason O'Mara, Michael McElhatton
Directed by: Richie Smyth
Release date: 2016-09-19
15.

Inferno

5.1
6.2/10

After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Irrfan Khan, Sidse Babett Knudsen
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2016-10-13
16.

The Infiltrator

5.0
7.0/10

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Daniel Mays, Benjamin Bratt
Directed by: Brad Furman
Release date: 2016-07-13
17.

Triple 9

5.0
6.3/10

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Anthony Mackie
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Release date: 2016-02-19
18.

The Finest Hours

4.9
6.8/10

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Starring: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Holliday Grainger
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Release date: 2016-01-25
19.

Gold

4.9
6.7/10

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramírez, Timothy Simons, Michael Landes
Directed by: Stephen Gaghan
Release date: 2016-12-22
20.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4.7
5.8/10

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield in order to conquer the undead once and for all.

Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth
Directed by: Burr Steers
Release date: 2016-02-04

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