Top 50 underrated thriller movies

01.
Battle Royale II
134 min | 2003 |
4.7 (18817 votes)
|
7.04 (146 reviews)

Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

02.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.64 (145 reviews)

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

03.
Thunderheart
119 min | 1992 |
6.8 (13278 votes)
|
8.86 (74 reviews)

A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.

04.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.3 (15357 votes)
|
7.34 (581 reviews)

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

05.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
97 min | 1999 |
6.6 (31253 votes)
|
8.51 (198 reviews)

A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

06.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.3 (339 reviews)

When Sahir, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics, turns into a thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago that ruined his father, Indian officers Jai and Ali are called to catch him.

07.
Instinct
126 min | 1999 |
6.6 (29759 votes)
|
8.5 (149 reviews)

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

08.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9080 votes)
|
7.58 (60 reviews)

On a trip to a Mexican border town, three college friends stumble upon a human-sacrifice cult.

09.
Branded
106 min | 2012 |
4.7 (8628 votes)
|
6.57 (85 reviews)

In future Moscow, where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

10.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (42158 votes)
|
8.06 (139 reviews)

A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.

11.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13198 votes)
|
7.26 (82 reviews)

Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

12.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (14961 votes)
|
6.55 (158 reviews)

A horrible massacre strikes up after an outcast teenage girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her cutthroat telekinetic powers.

13.
Fearless
122 min | 1993 |
7.1 (19423 votes)
|
8.94 (85 reviews)

A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

14.
The Russia House
123 min | 1990 |
6.1 (12903 votes)
|
7.93 (61 reviews)

An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.

15.
Basic Instinct 2
114 min | 2006 |
4.3 (36053 votes)
|
6.13 (297 reviews)

Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.

16.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (15952 votes)
|
7.71 (77 reviews)

A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.

17.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13173 votes)
|
6.88 (107 reviews)

A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.

18.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (106535 votes)
|
7.47 (673 reviews)

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

19.
Ninja - Pfad der Rache
95 min | 2013 |
6.2 (9941 votes)
|
7.88 (43 reviews)

Ninjitsu master Casey is back and out for revenge when his pregnant wife is murdered.

20.
Cracks
104 min | 2009 |
6.7 (17593 votes)
|
8.36 (40 reviews)

A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school.

21.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (30039 votes)
|
6.93 (214 reviews)

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

22.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.8 (24079 votes)
|
6.41 (247 reviews)

Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.

23.
Peppermint
101 min | 2018 |
6.5 (44630 votes)
|
8.11 (621 reviews)

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

24.
Maximum Risk
101 min | 1996 |
5.5 (19095 votes)
|
7.11 (72 reviews)

A cop/flic discovers that he had a twin who just got murdered in Nice, France. In order to find out who did it, he takes his place including the cute girlfriend in Little Odessa, NYC.

25.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (31262 votes)
|
6.39 (252 reviews)

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

26.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration
97 min | 2009 |
5.2 (24094 votes)
|
6.78 (108 reviews)

Terrorists kidnap the Russian Prime Minister's 2 kids, take Chernobyl nuclear power plant and threaten to blow up a reactor. 4 Universal Soldiers go in but are no match to a Next Gen. UniSol. Luc/JCVD goes in but faces 2 NGUs.

27.
Two Hands
103 min | 1999 |
7.1 (9651 votes)
|
8.68 (88 reviews)

A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

28.
The Assignment - Der Auftrag
115 min | 1997 |
6.9 (8138 votes)
|
8.48 (53 reviews)

An American naval officer is recruited for an operation to eliminate his lookalike, the infamous terrorist Carlos The Jackal.

29.
Earthquake Bird
107 min | 2019 |
5.9 (9676 votes)
|
7.47 (137 reviews)

An enigmatic translator with a dark past is brought in for questioning after an ex-pat friend, who came between her and her photographer boyfriend, ends up missing and presumed dead.

30.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (62980 votes)
|
8.14 (185 reviews)

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

31.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.7 (63350 votes)
|
7.24 (393 reviews)

Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time, as the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

32.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (9935 votes)
|
7.51 (98 reviews)

A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.

33.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (124930 votes)
|
7.31 (519 reviews)

A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.

34.
Toy Soldiers
111 min | 1991 |
6.6 (18807 votes)
|
8.1 (53 reviews)

A group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand when terrorists seize control of their boarding school.

35.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (18900 votes)
|
4.8 (180 reviews)

A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

36.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (35563 votes)
|
7.49 (239 reviews)

Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.

37.
Dante's Peak
108 min | 1997 |
5.9 (76817 votes)
|
7.38 (246 reviews)

A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

38.
Jumpin' Jack Flash
105 min | 1986 |
5.8 (16461 votes)
|
7.27 (49 reviews)

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes...

39.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.8 (42475 votes)
|
7.27 (164 reviews)

While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

40.
Throw Momma from the Train
87 min | 1987 |
6.3 (31984 votes)
|
7.76 (59 reviews)

A bitter ex-husband wants his former spouse dead. A put-upon momma's boy wants his mother dead. Who will pull it off?

41.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9361 votes)
|
6.05 (96 reviews)

A group of teenagers fear for their lives in the swamps of Louisiana, chased by Mr. Jangles, a man possessed by 13 evil souls, and now relentless in his pursuit of new victims.

42.
Poison Ivy
90 min | 1992 |
5.4 (16458 votes)
|
6.84 (45 reviews)

A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.

43.
Guest House Paradiso
89 min | 1999 |
6.1 (8448 votes)
|
7.54 (90 reviews)

Richard "Richie" Twat and Edward "Eddie" Elizabeth Ndingombaba are two losers who run Guest House Paradiso, the worst hotel in the UK. Guest House Paradiso is next-door to a nuclear power ...

44.
Trespass
101 min | 1992 |
6.2 (8943 votes)
|
7.64 (51 reviews)

Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the ...

45.
Freaks
105 min | 2018 |
6.7 (11611 votes)
|
8.13 (260 reviews)

A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.

46.
Ben X
93 min | 2007 |
7.4 (17530 votes)
|
8.83 (49 reviews)

As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.

47.
Interview with a Hitman
96 min | 2012 |
6.2 (9006 votes)
|
7.63 (78 reviews)

An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.

48.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (41164 votes)
|
7.32 (296 reviews)

Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens on Halloween Eve and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

49.
Soldier of Orange
165 min | 1977 |
7.7 (10532 votes)
|
9.12 (31 reviews)

During WWII, Dutch students join the resistance movement against the German occupation of the Netherlands.

50.
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
91 min | 1991 |
7.1 (11136 votes)
|
8.52 (107 reviews)

A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.

Top 50 overrated thriller movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.1 (102622 votes)
|
3.65 (611 reviews)

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

02.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (221187 votes)
|
4.67 (443 reviews)

Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.

03.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.64 (97 reviews)

A young couple grieving the recent death of their daughter move to the countryside where they are haunted by their tragedy and a sinister darkness.

04.
Uncut Gems
135 min | 2019 |
7.6 (104144 votes)
|
4.85 (1259 reviews)

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

05.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (183850 votes)
|
4.19 (2785 reviews)

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

06.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.41 (60 reviews)

Technology brings us closer. Or perhaps it brings strangers, a little too close. But how much can you really trust someone? With a new ride share service, you never know who you'll be getting in a car with. Or if you'll ever get out.

07.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (59924 votes)
|
3.77 (185 reviews)

The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.

08.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
6.0 (11395 votes)
|
3.48 (51 reviews)

Champion gamer Max Troy discovers events in a new video game are being mirrored in the real world, and must join forces with the game's protagonist, Orson Creed, to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister plot overwhelms the city.

09.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (86530 votes)
|
4.06 (463 reviews)

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

10.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.27 (78 reviews)

A young graduate student is tormented by a stalker who hacks into her electronic devices and monitors her every move.

11.
Ad Astra
123 min | 2019 |
6.6 (145445 votes)
|
4.19 (2474 reviews)

Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

12.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (12176 votes)
|
3.46 (202 reviews)

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

13.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (812958 votes)
|
4.91 (1780 reviews)

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

14.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.8 (408220 votes)
|
5.57 (1344 reviews)

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

15.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
6.0 (12496 votes)
|
3.82 (145 reviews)

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.

16.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (799101 votes)
|
5.92 (1112 reviews)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

17.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (82512 votes)
|
5.04 (541 reviews)

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

18.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (502255 votes)
|
5.79 (2140 reviews)

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

19.
The Hurt Locker
131 min | 2008 |
7.6 (404494 votes)
|
5.52 (839 reviews)

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

20.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (17380 votes)
|
3.93 (175 reviews)

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

21.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (10451 votes)
|
2.24 (274 reviews)

When an American diamond trader's Russian partner goes missing, he journeys to Siberia in search of him, but instead begins a love affair.

22.
Secret Obsession
97 min | 2019 |
4.3 (15167 votes)
|
2.29 (674 reviews)

Recuperating from trauma, Jennifer remains in danger as she returns to a life she doesn't remember.

23.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (87899 votes)
|
4.81 (607 reviews)

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

24.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (607890 votes)
|
5.71 (1453 reviews)

James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

25.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (213109 votes)
|
4.37 (1150 reviews)

After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

26.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.6 (10390 votes)
|
2.72 (86 reviews)

A one night stand turns into a nightmare for a High School student, when the obsession of a young woman grows dangerous.

27.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (239226 votes)
|
4.52 (1909 reviews)

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

28.
Hard Candy
104 min | 2005 |
7.1 (149637 votes)
|
5.23 (665 reviews)

A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.

29.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (72748 votes)
|
4.93 (409 reviews)

Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.

30.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (946985 votes)
|
6.23 (1729 reviews)

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.

31.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (9826 votes)
|
4.64 (131 reviews)

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

32.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (72971 votes)
|
3.04 (625 reviews)

A devoted father helps two stranded young women who knock on his door, but his kind gesture turns into a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

33.
Hacker
95 min | 2016 |
6.2 (8052 votes)
|
4.35 (33 reviews)

With the help of his new friends Alex Danyliuk turns to a life of crime and identity theft.

34.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (256454 votes)
|
5.17 (610 reviews)

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

35.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.88 (46 reviews)

A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.

36.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (360497 votes)
|
5.19 (2193 reviews)

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

37.
Sunshine
107 min | 2007 |
7.2 (225279 votes)
|
5.39 (787 reviews)

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

38.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (76877 votes)
|
5.11 (527 reviews)

Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

39.
Unthinkable
97 min | 2010 |
7.1 (81755 votes)
|
5.31 (231 reviews)

A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an F.B.I. Agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

40.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (45561 votes)
|
3.83 (208 reviews)

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.

41.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (654591 votes)
|
5.47 (1387 reviews)

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.

42.
Ocean's Eight
110 min | 2018 |
6.2 (161333 votes)
|
4.47 (959 reviews)

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

43.
Fahrenheit 451
100 min | 2018 |
4.9 (15795 votes)
|
3.17 (193 reviews)

In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman - and begins to rebel against society.

44.
Ocean's Twelve
125 min | 2004 |
6.5 (341591 votes)
|
4.78 (596 reviews)

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.

45.
A Bigger Splash
125 min | 2015 |
6.4 (24849 votes)
|
4.68 (80 reviews)

The vacation of a famous rock star and her boyfriend in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.

46.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (59595 votes)
|
5.89 (262 reviews)

Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

47.
Brimstone
148 min | 2016 |
7.1 (33172 votes)
|
5.41 (268 reviews)

From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.

48.
Cold Creek Manor
118 min | 2003 |
5.0 (20425 votes)
|
3.31 (180 reviews)

A family relocates from the city to a dilapidated house in the country that was once a grand estate. As they begin renovations, they discover their new home harbors a secret and may not be completely free of its former inhabitant.

49.
The Contender
126 min | 2000 |
7.0 (21700 votes)
|
5.31 (255 reviews)

Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for U.S. Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to derail her confirmation.

50.
The Sacrament
99 min | 2013 |
6.1 (16101 votes)
|
4.43 (91 reviews)

A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.