Even when bloody scenes aren’t involved, the following list of the best suspense and thriller movies successfully plays with our minds in its way. Unique plot twists become the key factor to help this genre win millions of film fans across the world. Go with Gurugamer.com to list some of the most popular suspense and thriller movies to date!

1. The Silence Of The Lambs

Jonathan Demme’s The Silence Of The Lambs, the adaptation of the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris, successfully earned 05 awards at the 64th Academy Awards. The movie follows Clarice Starling, a young FBI agent who has to ask psychologist Hannibal Lecter, also a serial killer, for help to catch another serial killer. Until now, the wonderful performance of Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter has been an unbeatable monument in Hollywood.

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2. Se7en

In Se7en, two detectives David Mills (Brad Pitt) and William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) try to catch a psychopathic serial killer who commits a series of weird and reckless murders that get inspired by seven deadly sins in the Holy Bible. Apart from Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, the movie also stars Gwyneth Paltrow as Mills’s wife.

3. The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense revolves around an 8-year-old boy who can see dead people and connect with their souls. This movie earned M. Night Shyamalan, the famous director who is obsessed with supernatural factors, two Oscar nominations. Continuing the undeniable success of The Sixth Sense, the director made many movies with good reviews such as Signs (2002) and The Village (2004).

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4. Shutter Island

Based on the novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane, Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island is set in 1954 and started with an investigation that is conducted by an FBI agent. He has to hunt a killer who escapes from a psychiatric hospital on an island. Shutter Island has a lot of impressive and wonderful scenes, but the most impressive thing must come from the great performances of Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Kingsley. And that’s why Shutter Island is always named on the list of the best suspense thriller movies Hollywood Hindi dubbed!

Shutter Island
Shutter Island.

5. Black Swan

Released in the same year as Shutter Island, Black Swan is also a notable movie in this genre. Darren Aronofsky’s movie helped Natalie Portman win an Oscar for the Best Actress. She played the role of a ballet dancer in New York City, Nina Sayers who is always obsessed with her stressful career. To become the lead ballerina in Black Swan’s new version, she needs to play well both innocent Swan Queen and sensual and devious Black Swan; however, too much stress then leads to her madness.

6. Gone Girl

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike play the roles of the couple Nick and Amy Dunne in the movie that is based on the novel by Gillian Flynn. And Gone Girl is no doubt amongst the best suspense thriller movies with awesome plot twists. When Amy suddenly disappears on their 5th wedding anniversary, Nick becomes the most potential suspect and all he has to face is a huge media storm.

Gone Girl
Gone Girl.

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7. Drishyam

Speaking of the best suspense thriller movies in Bollywood, Drishyam is obviously a must-watch. It revolves around Vijay who just completes his 4th grade but then runs a cable TV service in a small village in India. One day, his daughter accidentally makes a terrible mistake, making him try his best to correct it. Does his plan become a success or failure? Watch this movie and you will never waste 163 minutes of your life!

8. Run

The movie revolves around the life of single mom Diane and her 17-year-old daughter Chloe Sherman who always suffers from chronic illness. The world of the young girl just centers around the unique universe, her mother and she nearly can’t contact any other but her. Chloe gradually realizes what’s happening in her life and decides to escape from the invisible cage.

9. Zodiac

Based on a true crime in American history, Zodiac is always considered as one of the best movies by David Fincher, and of course, on the best suspense thriller movies list that mentions serial killers. It follows a political cartoonist Robert Graysmith (Jake Gyllehaal) who gets obsessed with a serial killer nicknamed Zodiac. Until now, the police in the US haven’t successfully found out the real identity of this murderer.

Above are 9 of the best suspense and thriller movies film fans shouldn’t miss. Many on this list were released many years ago but that doesn’t mean they are no longer attractive to the audience across the world. Let’s watch them right now!

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