Top 50 underrated thriller movies

01.
Battle Royale II
155 min | 2003 |
4.7 (19083 votes)
|
7.02 (151 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.
Branded
106 min | 2012 |
4.7 (8722 votes)
|
6.83 (86 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.

03.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.2 (16149 votes)
|
7.32 (582 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.

04.
Thunderheart
119 min | 1992 |
6.8 (13764 votes)
|
8.87 (77 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.

05.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
97 min | 1999 |
6.6 (32184 votes)
|
8.53 (201 reviews)

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

06.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9208 votes)
|
7.6 (61 reviews)

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

07.
Instinct
126 min | 1999 |
6.6 (29759 votes)
|
8.5 (154 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.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (44114 votes)
|
8.1 (150 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.

09.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13576 votes)
|
7.27 (85 reviews)

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

10.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.35 (148 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.

11.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15398 votes)
|
6.51 (164 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.

12.
The Russia House
123 min | 1990 |
6.1 (12903 votes)
|
7.9 (62 reviews)

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

13.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13942 votes)
|
6.89 (110 reviews)

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

14.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.19 (348 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.

15.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (109471 votes)
|
7.46 (701 reviews)

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

16.
Basic Instinct 2
114 min | 2006 |
4.4 (36996 votes)
|
6.12 (303 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.

17.
Fearless
122 min | 1993 |
7.1 (20916 votes)
|
8.79 (96 reviews)

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

18.
Home Sweet Hell
98 min | 2015 |
5.4 (14102 votes)
|
7.06 (47 reviews)

Don Champagne seems to have it all, but when his wife, Mona, learns of his affair with a pretty new salesgirl, she will stop at nothing to maintain their storybook life.

19.
Two Hands
103 min | 1999 |
7.1 (9893 votes)
|
8.75 (91 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.

20.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16422 votes)
|
7.53 (81 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.

21.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17379 votes)
|
7.72 (160 reviews)

A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

22.
The Assignment - Der Auftrag
115 min | 1997 |
6.9 (8138 votes)
|
8.5 (56 reviews)

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

23.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration
97 min | 2009 |
5.2 (24468 votes)
|
6.8 (114 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 (Jean-Claude Van Damme) goes in but faces 2 NGUs.

24.
Khuda Haafiz
133 min | 2020 |
7.2 (13298 votes)
|
8.79 (920 reviews)

A newly married couple's life falls in jeopardy when the wife goes missing under mysterious circumstances.

25.
Maximum Risk
101 min | 1996 |
5.5 (19095 votes)
|
7.09 (76 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.

26.
Ninja - Pfad der Rache
95 min | 2013 |
6.2 (9941 votes)
|
7.78 (47 reviews)

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

27.
Peppermint
101 min | 2018 |
6.5 (50460 votes)
|
8.08 (690 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.

28.
Toy Soldiers
111 min | 1991 |
6.6 (19304 votes)
|
8.14 (55 reviews)

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

29.
Sudden Death
111 min | 1995 |
5.8 (31828 votes)
|
7.32 (96 reviews)

A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

30.
Something Wicked This Way Comes
95 min | 1983 |
6.8 (8246 votes)
|
8.31 (69 reviews)

In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

31.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (31933 votes)
|
6.81 (230 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.

32.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (43024 votes)
|
7.39 (317 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?

33.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (129119 votes)
|
7.29 (534 reviews)

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

34.
Dante's Peak
108 min | 1997 |
5.9 (80521 votes)
|
7.39 (262 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.

35.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (10553 votes)
|
7.48 (107 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.

36.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (65417 votes)
|
7.28 (411 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.

37.
A Pure Formality
108 min | 1994 |
7.7 (10137 votes)
|
9.17 (41 reviews)

Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, ...

38.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (19757 votes)
|
4.77 (187 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 (Robert Jacks) and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

39.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.9 (24770 votes)
|
6.37 (255 reviews)

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

40.
Color of Night
121 min | 1994 |
5.2 (22477 votes)
|
6.66 (76 reviews)

A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.

41.
Earthquake Bird
107 min | 2019 |
5.9 (11989 votes)
|
7.36 (154 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.

42.
Interview with a Hitman
96 min | 2012 |
6.2 (9006 votes)
|
7.63 (82 reviews)

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

43.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9497 votes)
|
6.02 (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.

44.
Soldier of Orange
165 min | 1977 |
7.7 (10834 votes)
|
9.12 (31 reviews)

During World War II, Dutch students join the resistance movement against the German occupation of The Netherlands.

45.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (33173 votes)
|
6.22 (275 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.

46.
Terminal
95 min | 2018 |
5.4 (18715 votes)
|
6.82 (198 reviews)

A film noir taking place in a train terminal at night. Add 2 male assassins, female assassin, waitress, teacher, janitor and crime boss. Add revenge. Who says mystery is a lost art?

47.
Fist of Legend
98 min | 1994 |
7.6 (20449 votes)
|
9.02 (100 reviews)

In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese.

48.
Into the Night
115 min | 1985 |
6.5 (10846 votes)
|
7.91 (75 reviews)

After discovering that his wife is cheating on him, an insomniac aerospace engineer accidentally meets, and tries to help a beautiful model on the run from some extremely dangerous people.

49.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (37808 votes)
|
7.41 (258 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.

50.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (69118 votes)
|
8.0 (223 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.

Top 50 overrated thriller movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (118818 votes)
|
3.72 (790 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 (225419 votes)
|
4.64 (460 reviews)

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

03.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.7 (44187 votes)
|
3.85 (816 reviews)

Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself.

04.
Uncut Gems
135 min | 2019 |
7.4 (205652 votes)
|
4.59 (2139 reviews)

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

05.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.63 (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.

06.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (214699 votes)
|
4.16 (3018 reviews)

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

07.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.4 (62 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.

08.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.17 (80 reviews)

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

09.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (89451 votes)
|
4.19 (481 reviews)

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

10.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (61022 votes)
|
3.94 (189 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.

11.
Ad Astra
123 min | 2019 |
6.6 (189849 votes)
|
4.24 (2977 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.
Ocean's 8
110 min | 2018 |
6.8 (179772 votes)
|
4.51 (1029 reviews)

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

13.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (84859 votes)
|
4.95 (548 reviews)

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

14.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (834675 votes)
|
4.99 (1836 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.

15.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (13390 votes)
|
3.6 (223 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.

16.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
5.7 (10156 votes)
|
3.55 (54 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.

17.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (18114 votes)
|
3.88 (183 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.

18.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.7 (416359 votes)
|
5.6 (1383 reviews)

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

19.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (12145 votes)
|
2.22 (290 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.

20.
Dangerous Lies
96 min | 2020 |
5.2 (12814 votes)
|
3.14 (252 reviews)

When a wealthy elderly man dies and unexpectedly leaves his estate to his new caregiver, she's drawn into a web of deception and murder. If she's going to survive, she'll have to question everyone's motives - even the people she loves.

21.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.9 (11441 votes)
|
3.86 (157 reviews)

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

22.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (539050 votes)
|
5.86 (2279 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.

23.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.67 (48 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.

24.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (840644 votes)
|
6.09 (1236 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.

25.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (623179 votes)
|
5.7 (1487 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.

26.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (46585 votes)
|
3.62 (216 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.

27.
The Hurt Locker
131 min | 2008 |
7.6 (416173 votes)
|
5.64 (881 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.

28.
Secret Obsession
97 min | 2019 |
4.3 (17386 votes)
|
2.35 (715 reviews)

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

29.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (218438 votes)
|
4.35 (1169 reviews)

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

30.
Hard Candy
104 min | 2005 |
7.1 (152455 votes)
|
5.18 (673 reviews)

A teenager meets a man in order to expose him under the suspicion that he abducts underage girls.

31.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (100068 votes)
|
4.88 (687 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.

32.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (75636 votes)
|
4.89 (443 reviews)

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

33.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (250041 votes)
|
4.5 (2005 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.

34.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (83577 votes)
|
5.04 (550 reviews)

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.

35.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (369288 votes)
|
5.22 (2242 reviews)

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

36.
Fahrenheit 451
100 min | 2018 |
4.9 (17053 votes)
|
3.12 (204 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.

37.
A Bigger Splash
125 min | 2015 |
6.4 (26422 votes)
|
4.63 (86 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.

38.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.6 (11261 votes)
|
2.85 (98 reviews)

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

39.
Higher Learning
127 min | 1995 |
6.5 (17910 votes)
|
4.75 (99 reviews)

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

40.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (33149 votes)
|
4.26 (52 reviews)

A veteran thief recruits a younger crook to help him pull off one final job in order to repay his debt to the Russian mob.

41.
Sunshine
107 min | 2007 |
7.2 (230689 votes)
|
5.46 (819 reviews)

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

42.
The Beguiled
93 min | 2017 |
6.3 (50807 votes)
|
4.57 (251 reviews)

The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

43.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (8721 votes)
|
2.48 (162 reviews)

Six friends test their intelligence when an escape room they participate in takes a dark and twisted turn.

44.
The Ghazi Attack
116 min | 2017 |
7.6 (11611 votes)
|
5.88 (70 reviews)

A Pakistani submarine, Ghazi plans to secretly attack Vizag port. For doing so, it has to get past Indian submarine S21.

45.
Zero Dark Thirty
157 min | 2012 |
7.4 (268057 votes)
|
5.7 (651 reviews)

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

46.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (984051 votes)
|
6.41 (1806 reviews)

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

47.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (265117 votes)
|
5.32 (637 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.

48.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (77729 votes)
|
3.23 (708 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.

49.
Rough Night
101 min | 2017 |
5.2 (46066 votes)
|
3.54 (237 reviews)

Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.

50.
A Fall from Grace
115 min | 2020 |
5.9 (10145 votes)
|
4.24 (361 reviews)

Disheartened since her ex-husband's affair, Grace Waters feels restored by a new romance. But when secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace's vulnerable side turns violent.