Top 50 underrated thriller movies

01.
Battle Royale II
155 min | 2003 |
4.7 (19083 votes)
|
7.02 (148 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)
|
6.76 (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.

03.
Branded
106 min | 2012 |
4.7 (8722 votes)
|
6.84 (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.

04.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.2 (15874 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.

05.
Thunderheart
119 min | 1992 |
6.8 (13664 votes)
|
8.89 (76 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.

06.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
97 min | 1999 |
6.6 (31861 votes)
|
8.51 (202 reviews)

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

07.
Instinct
126 min | 1999 |
6.6 (29759 votes)
|
8.51 (153 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 (9208 votes)
|
7.6 (61 reviews)

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

09.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13465 votes)
|
7.29 (83 reviews)

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

10.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.25 (346 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.

11.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (43277 votes)
|
8.04 (148 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.

12.
Basic Instinct 2
114 min | 2006 |
4.3 (36721 votes)
|
6.13 (302 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.

13.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16304 votes)
|
7.73 (80 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.

14.
The Russia House
123 min | 1990 |
6.1 (12903 votes)
|
7.92 (61 reviews)

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

15.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15245 votes)
|
6.51 (161 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.

16.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (13660 votes)
|
6.87 (108 reviews)

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

17.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (108344 votes)
|
7.45 (692 reviews)

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

18.
Fearless
122 min | 1993 |
7.1 (19423 votes)
|
8.79 (95 reviews)

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

19.
Maximum Risk
101 min | 1996 |
5.5 (19095 votes)
|
7.13 (75 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.

20.
Peppermint
101 min | 2018 |
6.5 (48446 votes)
|
8.12 (668 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.

21.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17309 votes)
|
7.72 (160 reviews)

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

22.
Two Hands
103 min | 1999 |
7.1 (9893 votes)
|
8.71 (89 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.

23.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration
97 min | 2009 |
5.2 (24372 votes)
|
6.79 (113 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.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (10287 votes)
|
7.59 (103 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.

25.
The Assignment - Der Auftrag
115 min | 1997 |
6.9 (8138 votes)
|
8.49 (55 reviews)

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

26.
Ninja - Pfad der Rache
95 min | 2013 |
6.2 (9941 votes)
|
7.77 (44 reviews)

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

27.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (31282 votes)
|
6.85 (223 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.

28.
Home Sweet Hell
98 min | 2015 |
5.4 (13903 votes)
|
6.93 (45 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.

29.
Toy Soldiers
111 min | 1991 |
6.6 (18807 votes)
|
8.11 (54 reviews)

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

30.
Valentine
96 min | 2001 |
4.9 (24549 votes)
|
6.4 (249 reviews)

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

31.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
87 min | 1995 |
3.3 (19439 votes)
|
4.79 (186 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.

32.
Sudden Death
111 min | 1995 |
5.8 (31403 votes)
|
7.29 (97 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.

33.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (127857 votes)
|
7.29 (531 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.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (64540 votes)
|
7.29 (400 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.

35.
Dante's Peak
108 min | 1997 |
5.9 (79409 votes)
|
7.38 (256 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.

36.
Earthquake Bird
107 min | 2019 |
5.9 (11546 votes)
|
7.37 (153 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.

37.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (36982 votes)
|
7.46 (251 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.

38.
Venom
87 min | 2005 |
4.6 (9420 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.

39.
Poison Ivy
90 min | 1992 |
5.4 (16458 votes)
|
6.85 (45 reviews)

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

40.
Something Wicked This Way Comes
95 min | 1983 |
6.8 (8135 votes)
|
8.23 (66 reviews)

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

41.
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.

42.
Candyman
99 min | 1992 |
6.6 (67501 votes)
|
8.03 (213 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.

43.
Child's Play 2
84 min | 1990 |
5.8 (43692 votes)
|
7.23 (176 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.

44.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (32473 votes)
|
6.22 (271 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.

45.
Soldier of Orange
165 min | 1977 |
7.7 (10766 votes)
|
9.12 (31 reviews)

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

46.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
88 min | 1988 |
5.9 (42170 votes)
|
7.31 (305 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?

47.
Red Rock West
98 min | 1993 |
7.0 (17828 votes)
|
8.4 (70 reviews)

Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter is mistaken for a hitman, but when the real hitman arrives, complications ensue.

48.
These Final Hours
87 min | 2013 |
6.7 (15613 votes)
|
8.1 (79 reviews)

A self-obsessed young man makes his way to the party-to-end-all-parties on the last day on Earth, but ends up saving the life of a little girl searching for her father. Their relationship ultimately leads him on the path to redemption.

49.
Big Trouble
85 min | 2002 |
6.5 (18697 votes)
|
7.89 (140 reviews)

The lives of several Miami denizens, from ad agents to gunrunners to street thugs to law enforcement to school-children, intersect with humorous and dangerous results.

50.
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
91 min | 1991 |
7.1 (11136 votes)
|
8.49 (111 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 |
7.0 (114933 votes)
|
3.65 (767 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 (224251 votes)
|
4.6 (454 reviews)

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

03.
Uncut Gems
135 min | 2019 |
7.4 (193584 votes)
|
4.58 (2058 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.

04.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.62 (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.

05.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.9 (207187 votes)
|
4.17 (2950 reviews)

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

06.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
3.13 (80 reviews)

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

07.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.47 (61 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.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (88655 votes)
|
4.19 (474 reviews)

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

09.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (60711 votes)
|
3.91 (187 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.

10.
Ad Astra
123 min | 2019 |
6.6 (181330 votes)
|
4.23 (2861 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.

11.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (13065 votes)
|
3.48 (215 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.

12.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (84233 votes)
|
4.94 (547 reviews)

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

13.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (828415 votes)
|
4.97 (1824 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.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.9 (11341 votes)
|
3.76 (153 reviews)

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

15.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.58 (47 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.

16.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (18032 votes)
|
3.91 (181 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.

17.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (526278 votes)
|
5.81 (2237 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.

18.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.7 (414385 votes)
|
5.62 (1379 reviews)

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

19.
Dangerous Lies
96 min | 2020 |
5.2 (12011 votes)
|
3.13 (240 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.

20.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (829001 votes)
|
6.04 (1202 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.

21.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
5.6 (9987 votes)
|
3.57 (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.

22.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (96592 votes)
|
4.78 (659 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.

23.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (618816 votes)
|
5.71 (1478 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.

24.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (11317 votes)
|
2.33 (281 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.

25.
The Hurt Locker
131 min | 2008 |
7.6 (413001 votes)
|
5.63 (874 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.

26.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (216663 votes)
|
4.37 (1166 reviews)

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

27.
Secret Obsession
97 min | 2019 |
4.3 (16833 votes)
|
2.4 (703 reviews)

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

28.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (247022 votes)
|
4.51 (1980 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.

29.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (74717 votes)
|
4.93 (435 reviews)

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

30.
Hard Candy
104 min | 2005 |
7.1 (151550 votes)
|
5.24 (675 reviews)

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

31.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (81864 votes)
|
5.06 (543 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.

32.
A Bigger Splash
125 min | 2015 |
6.4 (26211 votes)
|
4.57 (84 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.

33.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.6 (10999 votes)
|
2.81 (96 reviews)

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

34.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (366642 votes)
|
5.21 (2231 reviews)

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

35.
The Ghazi Attack
116 min | 2017 |
7.6 (11351 votes)
|
5.81 (66 reviews)

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

36.
Knock Knock
99 min | 2015 |
4.9 (76237 votes)
|
3.13 (682 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.

37.
Sunshine
107 min | 2007 |
7.2 (229252 votes)
|
5.44 (810 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.
The Beguiled
93 min | 2017 |
6.3 (49762 votes)
|
4.54 (248 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.

39.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (8428 votes)
|
2.45 (154 reviews)

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

40.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (973640 votes)
|
6.36 (1790 reviews)

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

41.
Ocean's 8
110 min | 2018 |
6.2 (174914 votes)
|
4.49 (998 reviews)

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

42.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (46209 votes)
|
3.89 (214 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.

43.
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
161 min | 2019 |
7.7 (497409 votes)
|
6.0 (5040 reviews)

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

44.
Death Proof
127 min | 2007 |
7.0 (262859 votes)
|
5.3 (631 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.

45.
Fahrenheit 451
100 min | 2018 |
4.9 (16740 votes)
|
3.21 (199 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.

46.
Higher Learning
127 min | 1995 |
6.5 (17711 votes)
|
4.81 (98 reviews)

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

47.
Into the Forest
101 min | 2015 |
5.8 (18104 votes)
|
4.13 (194 reviews)

After a massive power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home.

48.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (32940 votes)
|
4.33 (51 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.

49.
Lords of Chaos
118 min | 2018 |
6.5 (11403 votes)
|
4.83 (144 reviews)

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

50.
Eye of the Beholder
109 min | 1999 |
5.1 (14331 votes)
|
3.43 (284 reviews)

A private eye shadows a female serial killer of men all over the U.S. without her knowing as he, strangely enough, occasionally acts as her guardian angel.