Best Thriller Movies of This Year (So Far)


Birds at Night

9.2/10 IMDB

A mysterious new street drug gives users violent reactions.

Starring: Sia Poorak, Corey Zuko, Travis Arnold, Onuma Anida, Christina Wong, Parlay Pass, Antonio Santana ..
Directed by: Mike Ellwood
Release date: 2023-01-01


6.9/10 IMDB

After a heroic job of successfully landing his storm-damaged aircraft in a war zone, a fearless pilot finds himself between the agendas of multiple militias planning to take the plane and its passengers hostage.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Daniella Pineda, Kelly Gale, Yoson An, Remi Adeleke, Haleigh Hekking, Lilly Krug, Joey Slotnick, Oliver Trevena ..
Directed by: Jean-François Richet
Release date: 2023-01-13

Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre

6.7/10 IMDB

Five Eyes, the international intelligence agency, recruits MI6 agent Orson Fortune to prevent the sale of a deadly new weapons technology that threatens to disrupt the world order.

Starring: Jason Statham, Josh Hartnett, Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes, Hugh Grant, Max Beesley, Eugenia Kuzmina, Peter Ferdinando, Lourdes Faberes, Bugzy Malone ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2023-01-04
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: My Sister's Serial Killer Boyfriend

My Sister's Serial Killer Boyfriend

6.1/10 IMDB

Maddie, a local reporter investigating a series of killings targeting similar looking women is caught off guard when her younger sister Olivia, is attacked in her own home. Urging on the side of caution, Maddie suggests they take a self-defense course. When Olivia starts to fall for their instructor, Maddie becomes skeptical when he refuses to reveal anything about himself, and tries to intervene before the relationship turns into a deadly obsession.

Starring: Brianna Cohen, Rib Hillis, Revell Carpenter ..
Directed by: Danny J. Boyle
Release date: 2023-01-08


7.4/10 IMDB

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it’s too late. But as she digs deeper, her digital sleuthing raises more questions than answers... and when June unravels secrets about her mom, she discovers that she never really knew her at all.

Starring: Storm Reid, Nia Long, Joaquim de Almeida, Ken Leung, Amy Landecker, Daniel Henney, Megan Suri, Tim Griffin, Thomas Barbusca, Rick Chambers ..
Directed by: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick
Release date: 2023-01-19

There's Something Wrong with the Children

5.0/10 IMDB

Margaret and Ben take a weekend trip with longtime friends Ellie and Thomas and their two young children. Eventually, Ben begins to suspect something supernatural is occurring when the kids behave strangely after disappearing into the woods overnight.

Starring: Zach Gilford, Amanda Crew, Alisha Wainwright, Carlos Santos, Briella Guiza, David Mattle, Carlos Santos ..
Directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
Release date: 2023-01-17


7.5/10 IMDB

Jess, a newly separated mother and nurse, moves into her old family farmhouse with Tyler, her teenage daughter, and Owen, her eight-year-old son. One night, the family dog senses something in the woods and runs off to find it. He returns a couple of days later and attacks Owen, savagely biting him before Jess is able to intervene. Owen is rushed to the hospital. His condition worsens, and no one can figure out why... until Jess discovers a disturbing cure...

Starring: Michelle Monaghan, Skeet Ulrich, Erik Athavale, June B. Wilde, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong, Onalee Ames, Danika Frederick, Skylar Morgan Jones, Jerni Stewart, Jennifer Rose Garcia ..
Directed by: Brad Anderson
Release date: 2023-01-12


5.3/10 IMDB

Ryan Logan, a former Special Forces operative, is battling to cope with life after the loss of his wife. He is thrusted into the criminal underworld to keep his only son from being taken from him.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Phoebe Tonkin, Matt Nable, Edward Carmody, Susie Porter, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Sam Parsonson, Sam Cotton, George Houvardas, Damien Strouthos ..
Directed by: Matt Nable
Release date: 2023-01-05

Candy Land

5.9/10 IMDB

Remy, a seemingly naive and devout young woman, finds herself cast out from her religious cult. With no place to turn, she immerses herself into the underground world of truck stop sex workers, courtesy of her hosts. Under the watchful eye of their matriarch, and an enigmatic local lawman, Remy navigates between her strained belief system and the code to find her true calling in life.

Starring: Olivia Luccardi, Sam Quartin, Eden Brolin, Owen Campbell, William Baldwin, Virginia Rand, Guinevere Turner, Brad Carter, Billy Blair, Bruce Davis ..
Directed by: John Swab
Release date: 2023-01-06

The Devil Conspiracy

4.6/10 IMDB

The hottest biotech company in the world has discovered they can clone history’s most influential people from the dead. Now, they are auctioning clones of Michelangelo, Galileo, Vivaldi, and others for tens of millions of dollars to the world’s ultra-rich. But when they steal the Shroud of Turin and clone the DNA of Jesus Christ, all hell breaks loose.

Starring: Veronica Ferres, Alice Orr-Ewing, Joe Anderson, Peter Mensah, Spencer Wilding, James Faulkner, Joe Doyle, Eveline Hall, Brian Caspe, Victoria Chilap ..
Directed by: Dennis Gansel, Nathan Frankowski
Release date: 2023-01-13


6.1/10 IMDB

While hiding out in New Mexico after a freak accident, Elena runs into Jessica, an old friend from high school. When Jessica's stalker suddenly shows up at their door, they must seek help from beyond the grave to get rid of him, for good.

Starring: Callie Hernandez, Will Madden, Ashley Denise Robinson, Andy Faulkner ..
Directed by: Pete Ohs
Release date: 2023-01-13

Black Warrant

4.7/10 IMDB

A semi-retired special ops assassin and a DEA agent cross paths on separate missions to stop a cyber terrorist organization that has built a dangerous machine threatening to attack the power grid and bring catastrophe to the world.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Cam Gigandet, Jeff Fahey, Jonathan Avigdori, Sara Seyed, Rafael Cabrera, Rodrigo Abed ..
Directed by: Tibor Takács
Release date: 2023-01-09

The Price We Pay

4.9/10 IMDB

After a pawn shop robbery goes askew, two criminals take refuge at a remote farmhouse to try to let the heat die down, but find something much more menacing.

Starring: Sabina Mach, Emile Hirsch, Tyler Sanders, Stephen Dorff, Vernon Wells, Erika Ervin, Gigi Zumbado, Tanner Zagarino, Eleanor Burke, Jesse Kinser ..
Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura
Release date: 2023-01-13

Door Mouse

7.7/10 IMDB

A burlesque dancer with dreams of becoming a comic book artist investigates the disappearance of a close friend.

Starring: Hayley Law, Keith Powers, Famke Janssen, Donal Logue, Landon Liboiron, Avan Jogia, Nhi Do, Gabriel Carter, Emma Campbell, Elizabeth Saunders ..
Directed by: Avan Jogia
Release date: 2023-01-13

Infinity Pool

7.8/10 IMDB

While staying at an isolated island resort, James and Em are enjoying a perfect vacation of pristine beaches, exceptional staff, and soaking up the sun. But guided by the seductive and mysterious Gabi, they venture outside the resort grounds and find themselves in a culture filled with violence, hedonism, and untold horror.

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Mia Goth, Cleopatra Coleman, Thomas Kretschmann, Amanda Brugel, John Ralston, Caroline Boulton, Jeff Ricketts, Jalil Lespert, Roderick Hill ..
Directed by: Brandon Cronenberg
Release date: 2023-01-27

Detective Knight: Independence

3.4/10 IMDB

Detective James Knight 's last-minute assignment to the Independence Day shift turns into a race to stop an unbalanced ambulance EMT from imperiling the city's festivities. The misguided vigilante, playing cop with a stolen gun and uniform, has a bank vault full of reasons to put on his own fireworks show... one that will strike dangerously close to Knight's home.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Lochlyn Munro, Willow Shields, Jack Kilmer, Alvaro Calderón, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Dina Meyer, Timothy V. Murphy, Lorenzo Antonucci, Joe Munroe ..
Directed by: Edward Drake
Release date: 2023-01-20

Night Train

7.3/10 IMDB

A single mom struggling to make ends meet as a Hollywood teamster evades capture by a ruthless FBI Agent while running black market medical supplies in her legendary souped-up pickup truck.

Starring: Danielle C. Ryan, Diora Baird, Joe Lando, Abraham Benrubi, Joseph D. Reitman, Ivan Sergei, Brent Bailey, Kevin Joy, Paul Haapaniemi, Reggie Austin ..
Directed by: Shane Stanley
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Eileen


8.0/10 IMDB

In 1960s Massachusetts, an unhappy prison secretary is beguiled a new co-worker who pulls her into complicity in a crime that surpasses her wildest imaginings.

Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anne Hathaway, Shea Whigham, Marin Ireland, Owen Teague, Jefferson White, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Tonye Patano, William Hill, Lauren Yaffe ..
Directed by: William Oldroyd
Release date: 2023-01-21

Snow Angel

7.5/10 IMDB

In the aftermath of a fatal accident in a snowy village at the Eastern tip of Quebec, a screwed-up ex-pro snowboarder decides to pack up her cabin and leave town for good, but someone, or something - seems intent on stopping her.

Starring: Catherine Bérubé, Kimberly-Sue Murray, Olivier Renaud, Alexandre Nachi, Paul Doucet, Margaux Vaillancourt, Sébastien Rouleau, Marc Lapointe, Anna Beaupré Moulounda, Bineyam Girma ..
Directed by: Gabriel Allard
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Birth/Rebirth


7.1/10 IMDB

A single mother and a childless morgue technician are bound together by their relationship to a little girl they have reanimated from the dead.

Starring: Marin Ireland, Judy Reyes, A.J. Lister, Breeda Wool ..
Directed by: Laura Moss
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Fair Play

Fair Play

7.3/10 IMDB

An unexpected promotion at a cutthroat hedge fund pushes a young couple's relationship to the brink, threatening to unravel not only their recent engagement but their lives.

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Phoebe Dynevor, Sebastian de Souza, Eddie Marsan, Rich Sommer, Geraldine Somerville, Sia Alipour, Jim Sturgeon, Jamie Wilkes, Buck Braithwaite ..
Directed by: Chloe Domont
Release date: 2023-01-20

Out of Exile

7.5/10 IMDB

Recently paroled thief Gabriel Russell tries to balance his life and mend a troubled family as an FBI agent hunts him down, along with his crew after a botched armored car robbery.

Starring: Adam Hampton, Karrie Cox, Kyle Jacob Henry, Ryan Merriman, Peter Greene, Hayley McFarland, Aurelian Smith Jr., Luce Rains, Bruce Davis ..
Directed by: Kyle Kauwika Harris
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Run Rabbit Run

Run Rabbit Run

6.0/10 IMDB

Sarah is a fertility doctor with a firm understanding of the cycle of life. When she is forced to make sense of the increasingly strange behavior of her young daughter Mia, she must challenge her own beliefs and confront a ghost from her past.

Starring: Sarah Snook, Lily LaTorre, Greta Scacchi, Damon Herriman ..
Directed by: Daina Reid
Release date: 2023-01-19
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Cat Person

Cat Person

6.9/10 IMDB

College student Margot meets 33-year-old Robert at the movie theater where she works. After a casual flirtation at the concession stand, they carry on conversations through texts. As their perceptions of each other collide, events spiral out of control.

Starring: Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Geraldine Viswanathan, Hope Davis, Michael Gandolfini, Liza Koshy, Fred Melamed, Isabella Rossellini, Isaac Powell, Josh Andrés Rivera ..
Directed by: Susanna Fogel
Release date: 2023-01-21


6.6/10 IMDB

A video camera turns into a looking glass to the past in this lo-fi yet highly ambitious head-turner, following a young man who gets to reconnect with his family’s history through old, strangely immersive home movies.

Starring: Mason Owens, Jeffrey Owens, Seth Owens, Paul Owens ..
Directed by: Paul Owens
Release date: 2023-01-06
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Bad Behaviour

Bad Behaviour

6.0/10 IMDB

Lucy, a former child actor, seeks enlightenment at a retreat led by spiritual leader Elon while she navigates her close yet turbulent relationship with her stunt-performer daughter, Dylan.

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Whishaw, Alice Englert, Ana Scotney, Dasha Nekrasova, Karan Gill, Marlon Williams, Alistair Sewell, Beulah Koale, Kahu Wesling MacGregor ..
Directed by: Alice Englert
Release date: 2023-01-21

Burned by Love

4.4/10 IMDB

A divorcee meets her seemingly perfect match on an online dating site, only to discover he's a scammer who's looking to destroy her life. When she tries to bring him to justice, he turns into a violent stalker.

Starring: Shiva Negar, Dillon Casey, Drew Nelson, Mikaela Dyke, Danny McLeod, Alexis Koetting, Jillian Rees-Brown ..
Directed by: Michelle Ouellet
Release date: 2023-01-15

7th Secret

3.8/10 IMDB

Wealth, beauty, love...the young wife of a powerful attorney seems to have it all until a mysterious man offers her a life of forbidden pleasures. Guided by the mistresses of his secret club, she must choose to either resist and run or give in to her submissive side to fulfill her wildest fantasies and risk her perfect life. What happens when we give into our secret desires?

Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Stacey Dash, Kristin Minter, Amanda Figueroa, Lukas Hassel, Michael Patrick Lane, Molly Logan Chase, Cilda Shaur, Kristin Minter ..
Directed by: Bridget Smith
Release date: 2023-01-05

Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist

0.0/10 IMDB

The only light after the world falls into chaos is a charming new leader who rises to the head of the UN, but does he bring hope for a better future? Or is it the end of the world?

Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Neal McDonough, Corbin Bernsen, Bailey Chase, Sarah Fisher, Sam Sorbo, Kathryn Kohut, Greg Perrow, Braeden Sorbo, Charles Payne ..
Directed by: Kevin Sorbo
Release date: 2023-01-26

A Deadly Mistake

9.7/10 IMDB

After a car accident leaves her boyfriend in a coma, April’s panic attacks return and make her life a living hell. However, once she accepts the kindness of a stranger trying to help her, she realizes that he might not be the stranger she thought he is.

Starring: Nicole Marie Johnson, Philip Boyd, Rachel Petsiavas, Cameron Jebo, Brian Childers, Sharonne Lanier, Erin Dangler, Christie Leverette, Crystal Day, Bruce Cooper ..
Directed by: Danny J. Boyle
Release date: 2023-01-23

Power Signal

0.0/10 IMDB

While trying to navigate a city that won’t provide him a bathroom, a delivery worker discovers an unearthly presence infecting women all over New York.

Directed by: Oscar Boyson
Release date: 2023-01-22
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Packages


0.0/10 IMDB

A man keeps getting packages from the mysterious mailman.

Starring: Robert Gilbert, Alfie Hall, Conner Benson, joshua Crosgell ..
Directed by: Robert Gilbert
Release date: 2023-01-15

Waking Karma

0.0/10 IMDB

When high school senior Karma's estranged cult leader father traps her and her mother in a remote forest compound, she must survive a series of psychological trials meant to prepare her for a strange and deadly reincarnation ritual.

Starring: Michael Madsen, Hannah Christine Shetler, Kimberly Alexander, Bradley Fisher, Christine Sloane, Christopher Showerman, Marissa Zumbo, Scott Victor Nelson, Peter Elbling, Jake Goldberger ..
Directed by: Carlos Montaner, Liz Fania Werner
Release date: 2023-01-26
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: The Tortured and the Hare

The Tortured and the Hare

0.0/10 IMDB

Four people are living their normal lives when they are mysteriously transported to a strange basement. When they try to find a way out, things take a turn.

Starring: Jake Baglio, Stephen Rini, Maggie Dippel, Charlotte Dippel, Antonette Mallia, Zach Pakula, Christopher Dippel ..
Directed by: Jake Baglio
Release date: 2023-01-20

The Road Ahead (Where do we go from here?) Director's cut

0.0/10 IMDB

Leo gets abducted and carried around in the trunk of a car. The man who is holding him captive has a sinister plan. He gets Leo to bury corpses for him. In the process, Leo gets to speak with his ego and gets glimpses of his higher self. Will Leo get out of this alive?

Starring: Martin Blais, Manuel Mongrain, Jean-Francois Beauregard ..
Directed by: Martin Blais
Release date: 2023-01-03
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: So that one does not end up in a jar

So that one does not end up in a jar

0.0/10 IMDB

Friday, January 13, 2023. A mysterious book appears in the living room with the explicit instruction not to read chapter 13. But hey - what could happen? It's just a book after all.

Starring: Martin Blais ..
Directed by: Martin Blais
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: The Accidental Getaway Driver

The Accidental Getaway Driver

8.1/10 IMDB

During a routine pickup, an elderly Vietnamese cab driver is taken hostage at gunpoint by three recently escaped Orange County convicts. Based on a true story.

Starring: Hiep Tran-Nghia, Dustin Nguyen, Dali Benssalah, Phi Vu, Gabrielle Chan, Vivien Ngô, Sharon Sharth, Travon McCall, Edward Singletary, Valeria Sweet ..
Directed by: Sing J. Lee
Release date: 2023-01-23

Midnight Passenger

0.0/10 IMDB

Ani has ordered an Uber to get home at midnight. After realizing the driver is taking her somewhere else, she must run for her life.

Starring: Ani Whalen-McKean, Matthew Duffy, Andrew Pickles, Cris Cabrera ..
Directed by: Mitchell Denison
Release date: 2023-01-22
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Stranger


0.0/10 IMDB

John and Rebecca drive up to a cabin in the woods near Idyllwild for some peace and quiet. A stranger becomes increasingly intrigued by their presence - little do they know, they'll soon be forced into a deadly game he's compelled to play.

Starring: Jacob Taylor, Taylor Jabara, Francesco Cuizza, Steven Strobel, Doniele Bush ..
Directed by: Emanuele Pica
Release date: 2023-01-24
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Someone Upstairs

Someone Upstairs

0.0/10 IMDB

Lucio is staying at his sister's house. He has strange dreams and nightmares.

Starring: Guillermo Massé, Pilar Fridman, Manuel Vignau ..
Directed by: Mariano Morita
Release date: 2023-01-01


9.2/10 IMDB

A man figures out that his supposedly deceased son may still be alive. It has an R rating for language, alcohol and violence throughout.

Starring: Leon Addison Brown, Dan Finnerty, Justin Marcel McManus, Sabina Friedman-Seitz, William Atticus Parker, Ash Parker, Dhamani Alexis, Jeffrey Wright, Brooks Ashmanskas, Joel de la Fuente ..
Directed by: William Atticus Parker
Release date: 2023-01-07
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Sarpedon


0.0/10 IMDB

A young woman recovers from a traumatic relationship.

Starring: Hannah Hillis, Ty Ferro, Anya Perel-Arkin ..
Directed by: Anya Perel-Arkin, Sammi Strong, Jenna McDowell
Release date: 2023-01-17
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Engaged to be Murdered

Engaged to be Murdered

5.5/10 IMDB

Amanda will stop at nothing to keep her son Jackson from marrying Olivia, whom she believes is after his money.

Starring: Sarah-Jane Redmond, Erin Boyes, Madison Smith, Artine Brown, Lydia Campbell, Lydia Campbell, Tanis Dolman, Malaika Jackson ..
Directed by: Keegan Connor Tracy
Release date: 2023-01-02
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: The Plot to Kill My Mother

The Plot to Kill My Mother

6.5/10 IMDB

A young woman who unknowingly grew up in federal witness protection reels after her mother’s murder, leading her to question everything that she thinks is true. She decides to leave the program and find the killer before he kills again, but reclaiming a life she never knew isn’t going to be easy.

Starring: Romy Weltman, Milton Barnes, Samantha Brown, Arwen Humphreys ..
Directed by: Simone Stock
Release date: 2023-01-22
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Mami Wata

Mami Wata

0.0/10 IMDB

When Zinwe visits her late grandmother's village - a small rural fish village - she must confront her true spiritual destiny, and save her people from the hands of the ruthless and violent Sergeant Jasper, to usher in a new age of blessing and prosperity.

Starring: Evelyne Ily Juhen, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Emeka Amakeze, Rita Edochie, Kelechi Udegbe, Tough Bone, Tim Ebuka, Sofiath Sanni, David Avincin Oparaeke, Hidaya Ibrahim ..
Directed by: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi
Release date: 2023-01-23


0.0/10 IMDB

Up and coming drags ...keep yourself occupied as a team enters the fray.

Starring: Faith Ford, Adria Dawn, Chase M. Dickson, Pippa Nixon, Ali Daniels, Chelsey Grant, Ella Dierberger, Casey Pearson, Emily Sue Bengtson, Chelsea Ann Lawrence ..
Directed by: Tiffany Shepis, Adria Dawn, Lisa Bowman, Soule Aubor, Lisa Bo
Release date: 2023-01-04
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Don't Worry About Me, Im Okay

Don't Worry About Me, Im Okay

0.0/10 IMDB

A guy call Ruben, get back to his house after work, while his arrive a phone call came and we see the strange things that happen while he is on that phone call, even we started to know about what is really happening.

Starring: Claudia Sandoval, Josue Silva C. ..
Directed by: Josue Silva C.
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Come Out Fighting

Come Out Fighting

0.0/10 IMDB

Late 1944 during WWII, the American army have raced their way through the countryside on the border of France entering Nazi Germany. Hitler desperate to turn the tide, has deployed his secret weapon: an M-262 fighter jet. Lieutenant Frank Ross, a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot, encounters a Nazi weapon, and an intense aerial battle quickly ensues. Lieutenant Frank Ross is unsuccessful in the fight and is forced to eject from his own plane, landing himself behind enemy lines. Waiting for a rescue team, Frank finds himself in the middle of a German ambush against an American Tanker Patrol. Leading the USA Patrol is the 2nd Lt. Robert Hayes along with his right hand soldier, "Sergeant A.J. Red McCarron and also Private Michael "Salty" Buttons serving the famed 761st Tank Battalion known as "The Black Panthers." Buttons and the others must find a way to put differences aside and band together to win this war.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Kellan Lutz, Michael Jai White, Tyrese Gibson, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Andrew Stecker, Hiram A. Murray, Javad Ramezani, Justin Jones, Jeremy Michael Pereira ..
Directed by: Steven Luke
Release date: 2023-01-23


0.0/10 IMDB

A man spreads his fathers ashes in the woods… but something else is there with him.

Starring: Reagan Rediger, Vianze Sky ..
Directed by: Co Richards
Release date: 2023-01-02
Best Thriller Movies of This Year: Rainy City

Rainy City

0.0/10 IMDB

A jaded drug debt enforcer seeks redemption by saving a vulnerable family from a violent criminal.

Starring: Thomas David Jones, Jack Waterman, Catherine Snow ..
Directed by: Thomas David Jones
Release date: 2023-01-27

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