Top 50 underrated thriller movies

01.
Marighella
155 min | 2019 |
3.5 (44409 votes)
|
7.73 (42 reviews)

Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.

02.
Battle Royale II
155 min | 2003 |
4.7 (19083 votes)
|
7.05 (155 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.

03.
Run Hide Fight
109 min | 2020 |
6.5 (17057 votes)
|
8.83 (1877 reviews)

17-year-old Zoe Hull uses her wits, survival skills, and compassion to fight for her life, and those of her fellow classmates, against a group of live-streaming school shooters.

04.
Branded
106 min | 2012 |
4.7 (8722 votes)
|
6.81 (87 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.

05.
Thunderheart
119 min | 1992 |
6.8 (14807 votes)
|
8.83 (85 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.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13702 votes)
|
7.38 (88 reviews)

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

07.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.47 (154 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.

08.
Man Down
90 min | 2015 |
6.0 (9670 votes)
|
7.95 (119 reviews)

In a post-apocalyptic America, former U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer searches desperately for the whereabouts of his son, accompanied by his best friend and a survivor.

09.
Instinct
126 min | 1999 |
6.6 (29759 votes)
|
8.54 (159 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.

10.
Redemption Day
99 min | 2021 |
6.2 (21945 votes)
|
8.13 (1053 reviews)

When the love of his life is kidnapped and held for ransom by terrorists, a war hero Brad Paxton races against the clock to rescue her in a daring and deadly operation that pits him against the most powerful and shadowy forces.

11.
Wanted
147 min | 2009 |
6.6 (16185 votes)
|
8.45 (58 reviews)

Radhe is a ruthless gangster who will kill anyone for money. He is attracted towards Jhanvi, a middle class girl, who does not approve of his work and wants him to change.

12.
Basic Instinct 2
114 min | 2006 |
4.3 (38288 votes)
|
6.15 (306 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.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (48027 votes)
|
8.04 (168 reviews)

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

14.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.2 (16149 votes)
|
7.04 (591 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.

15.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
97 min | 1999 |
6.6 (35265 votes)
|
8.42 (211 reviews)

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

16.
The Rage: Carrie 2
104 min | 1999 |
4.7 (15512 votes)
|
6.52 (170 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.

17.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
85 min | 1990 |
5.1 (14607 votes)
|
6.89 (116 reviews)

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

18.
Fearless
122 min | 1993 |
7.1 (20916 votes)
|
8.81 (98 reviews)

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

19.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (113306 votes)
|
7.4 (721 reviews)

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenagers of Elm Street. Only this time, they're out to get each other, too.

20.
Mr. Jones
119 min | 2019 |
6.9 (8189 votes)
|
8.58 (95 reviews)

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in Ukraine in the early 1930s.

21.
Two Hands
103 min | 1999 |
7.1 (12039 votes)
|
8.78 (97 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.

22.
Haunter
97 min | 2013 |
5.9 (16749 votes)
|
7.57 (89 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.

23.
Khuda Haafiz
133 min | 2020 |
7.2 (13298 votes)
|
8.84 (974 reviews)

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

24.
Willard
100 min | 2003 |
6.1 (17495 votes)
|
7.72 (161 reviews)

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

25.
Jumpin' Jack Flash
105 min | 1986 |
5.9 (17961 votes)
|
7.52 (53 reviews)

A computer wiz woman/W.Goldberg works at a computer terminal in a NYC bank. One day she gets a strange message and breaks the code. Suddenly, she finds herself in the middle of dangerous spy business.

26.
Maximum Risk
101 min | 1996 |
5.5 (20567 votes)
|
7.11 (83 reviews)

While seeking answers regarding the death of the twin brother he never knew he had, a French cop and his sibling's fiancée find themselves pursued by corrupt FBI agents and the Russian mafia.

27.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (42937 votes)
|
7.0 (364 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.

28.
The Russia House
123 min | 1990 |
6.1 (14614 votes)
|
7.69 (71 reviews)

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

29.
Johnny Handsome
94 min | 1989 |
6.2 (8755 votes)
|
7.79 (40 reviews)

After being double crossed and thrown in jail, a deformed gangster gets a new face and rehabilitation, but his desire for revenge looms.

30.
Terminal
95 min | 2018 |
5.4 (20612 votes)
|
6.98 (219 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?

31.
Peppermint
101 min | 2018 |
6.5 (60236 votes)
|
8.07 (849 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.

32.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration
97 min | 2009 |
5.2 (24592 votes)
|
6.75 (117 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.

33.
Home Sweet Hell
98 min | 2015 |
5.4 (14210 votes)
|
6.95 (54 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.

34.
Batla House
146 min | 2019 |
7.2 (10367 votes)
|
8.74 (160 reviews)

In 2008, a violent shootout with terror suspects leaves one police officer struggling to hunt down the fugitives and justify the police action.

35.
Something Wicked This Way Comes
95 min | 1983 |
6.8 (8737 votes)
|
8.33 (75 reviews)

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

36.
The Punisher
89 min | 1989 |
5.7 (22445 votes)
|
7.23 (138 reviews)

When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as The Punisher.

37.
Into the Night
115 min | 1985 |
6.5 (11387 votes)
|
8.03 (77 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.

38.
Soldier of Orange
165 min | 1977 |
7.7 (12514 votes)
|
9.22 (31 reviews)

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

39.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
92 min | 1985 |
4.8 (35409 votes)
|
6.32 (297 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.

40.
These Final Hours
87 min | 2013 |
6.7 (16533 votes)
|
8.22 (96 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.

41.
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
86 min | 1986 |
6.0 (40648 votes)
|
7.5 (285 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.

42.
Fist of Legend
98 min | 1994 |
7.6 (20449 votes)
|
9.1 (104 reviews)

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

43.
Ninja - Pfad der Rache
95 min | 2013 |
6.2 (9941 votes)
|
7.7 (52 reviews)

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

44.
The Photographer of Mauthausen
110 min | 2018 |
6.8 (9322 votes)
|
8.3 (38 reviews)

Based on real events, Francesc Boix is a Spaniard inmate in the Nazi concentration camp of Mauthausen in Austria who tries to save the evidences of the horrors committed inside its walls.

45.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
86 min | 1998 |
5.8 (68228 votes)
|
7.29 (431 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.

46.
Final Destination 3
93 min | 2006 |
5.8 (134054 votes)
|
7.29 (548 reviews)

Six years after students cheated death, another teen has a premonition she and her friends will be involved in an accident. When the vision proves true, the student and survivors deal with the repercussions of cheating the Grim Reaper.

47.
Alligator
91 min | 1980 |
6.0 (11297 votes)
|
7.48 (108 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.

48.
Small Town Crime
91 min | 2017 |
6.6 (10493 votes)
|
8.08 (89 reviews)

An alcoholic ex cop finds a woman on the roadside, left for dead. He offers to find the killer pro bono as P.I. Her granddad hires him. Things get nasty.

49.
The Assignment - Der Auftrag
115 min | 1997 |
6.9 (8138 votes)
|
8.37 (59 reviews)

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

50.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
88 min | 1988 |
5.3 (34179 votes)
|
6.77 (242 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.

Top 50 overrated thriller movies

01.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (132678 votes)
|
3.71 (936 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.
I Care a Lot
118 min | 2020 |
6.3 (109299 votes)
|
3.05 (4104 reviews)

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.

03.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
2.63 (84 reviews)

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

04.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (231364 votes)
|
4.91 (492 reviews)

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

05.
Tom Clancy's Without Remorse
109 min | 2021 |
5.8 (46116 votes)
|
2.96 (1560 reviews)

An elite Navy SEAL, goes on a path to avenge his wife's murder only to find himself inside of a larger conspiracy.

06.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.61 (99 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.

07.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
134 min | 2020 |
6.6 (71745 votes)
|
3.84 (1111 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.

08.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.3 (66 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.

09.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
6.8 (249745 votes)
|
4.13 (3329 reviews)

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

10.
Uncut Gems
135 min | 2019 |
7.4 (240015 votes)
|
4.73 (2377 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.

11.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (93066 votes)
|
4.09 (502 reviews)

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

12.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (62085 votes)
|
3.84 (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.

13.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.42 (49 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.

14.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
5.7 (10358 votes)
|
3.43 (55 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.

15.
Killers Anonymous
95 min | 2019 |
4.4 (8805 votes)
|
2.14 (84 reviews)

A support group of killers is held regularly. The participants sit in a circle of trust and share their transgressions.

16.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (88040 votes)
|
4.96 (557 reviews)

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

17.
Ad Astra
123 min | 2019 |
6.5 (209252 votes)
|
4.31 (3158 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.

18.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (849285 votes)
|
5.06 (1890 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.

19.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (14715 votes)
|
3.68 (248 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.

20.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.7 (425526 votes)
|
5.58 (1401 reviews)

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

21.
Dangerous Lies
96 min | 2020 |
5.3 (15375 votes)
|
3.22 (282 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.

22.
The Super
90 min | 2017 |
5.7 (12493 votes)
|
3.69 (161 reviews)

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

23.
Hard Candy
104 min | 2005 |
7.1 (156617 votes)
|
5.11 (709 reviews)

Hayley's a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff's a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff's place. Jeff thinks it's his lucky night. He's in for a surprise.

24.
Higher Learning
127 min | 1995 |
6.5 (18878 votes)
|
4.51 (104 reviews)

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

25.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (643712 votes)
|
5.72 (1523 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.
Stowaway
116 min | 2021 |
5.6 (37035 votes)
|
3.63 (1203 reviews)

A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.

27.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (18436 votes)
|
4.03 (195 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.

28.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.8 (585954 votes)
|
5.85 (2414 reviews)

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

29.
Alien: Covenant
122 min | 2017 |
6.4 (262649 votes)
|
4.49 (2094 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.

30.
Paranormal Activity
86 min | 2007 |
6.3 (225882 votes)
|
4.4 (1203 reviews)

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

31.
Deadly Illusions
114 min | 2021 |
3.6 (9737 votes)
|
1.72 (701 reviews)

After a bestselling novelist suffering from writer's block hires a new nanny for her children, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur.

32.
Secret Obsession
97 min | 2019 |
4.3 (17546 votes)
|
2.42 (757 reviews)

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

33.
Fahrenheit 451
100 min | 2018 |
4.9 (18577 votes)
|
3.04 (218 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.

34.
The Hurt Locker
131 min | 2008 |
7.5 (431477 votes)
|
5.65 (915 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.

35.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (110139 votes)
|
4.97 (790 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.

36.
Eden Lake
91 min | 2008 |
6.8 (79657 votes)
|
4.98 (482 reviews)

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

37.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.7 (11906 votes)
|
2.88 (109 reviews)

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

38.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (896423 votes)
|
6.29 (1386 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.

39.
The Beguiled
93 min | 2017 |
6.3 (54548 votes)
|
4.49 (271 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.

40.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (13964 votes)
|
2.5 (336 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.

41.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (91099 votes)
|
5.11 (589 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.

42.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (47307 votes)
|
3.82 (222 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.
The Cabin in the Woods
95 min | 2011 |
7.0 (388567 votes)
|
5.22 (1209 reviews)

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

44.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (380398 votes)
|
5.24 (2304 reviews)

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

45.
Tenet
150 min | 2020 |
7.4 (397987 votes)
|
5.64 (4966 reviews)

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

46.
Ocean's Eight
110 min | 2018 |
6.3 (198066 votes)
|
4.55 (1096 reviews)

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

47.
Old
108 min | 2021 |
6.0 (16039 votes)
|
4.28 (679 reviews)

A vacationing family discovers that the secluded beach where they're relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly, reducing their entire lives into a single day.

48.
Escape Room
81 min | 2017 |
4.2 (10610 votes)
|
2.49 (204 reviews)

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

49.
Prudence
149 min | 2017 |
6.0 (9330 votes)
|
4.29 (69 reviews)

An Interpol agent betrayed by his friends sets out to take revenge against the friends who work for a secret agency.

50.
The Ghazi Attack
116 min | 2017 |
7.6 (12577 votes)
|
5.9 (79 reviews)

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