Top 37 underrated thriller movies from year 1993

01.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (51865 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.

02.
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.

03.
Nowhere to Run
94 min | 1993 |
5.7 (24265 votes)
|
7.32 (61 reviews)

Sam, an escaped convict, lands up on a farmland owned by a widow. When he learns that a ruthless contractor is trying to take over her land, he helps her to fight against the injustice.

04.
Red Rock West
98 min | 1993 |
7.0 (19819 votes)
|
8.38 (78 reviews)

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

05.
Demolition Man
115 min | 1993 |
6.7 (176476 votes)
|
8.07 (263 reviews)

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.

06.
Cannibal! The Musical
95 min | 1993 |
7.0 (12485 votes)
|
8.3 (108 reviews)

The sole survivor of an ill-fated mining expedition tells how his taste for gold was replaced by that of human flesh.

07.
Malice
107 min | 1993 |
6.4 (25544 votes)
|
7.55 (103 reviews)

A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

08.
Ninja Scroll
94 min | 1993 |
7.8 (37676 votes)
|
8.88 (99 reviews)

A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers - with a ghost from his past as their leader - who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate.

09.
Fear
178 min | 1993 |
7.9 (19651 votes)
|
8.91 (40 reviews)

Darr is a girl's (Kiran) story caught between one man's (Sunil) love and another man's (Rahul) obsession.

10.
Baazigar
175 min | 1993 |
7.6 (28236 votes)
|
8.61 (42 reviews)

A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces the man's younger daughter, but she begins to suspect her new lover's connection with her elder sister and his ulterior motive.

11.
The Good Son
87 min | 1993 |
6.4 (41189 votes)
|
7.38 (115 reviews)

A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and becomes friends with his cousin, a boy of the same age who shows increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior.

12.
Carlito's Way
144 min | 1993 |
7.9 (218197 votes)
|
8.86 (306 reviews)

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

13.
Sniper
98 min | 1993 |
6.1 (24429 votes)
|
7.05 (62 reviews)

A veteran US Marine sniper is partnered with a rookie sniper as his spotter to take out a politician and a rebel leader in the jungles of Panama.

14.
Killing Zoe
96 min | 1993 |
6.4 (20627 votes)
|
7.28 (67 reviews)

The cab driver sets American Zed up with Zoe in his Paris hotel. Despite FFR1000 charged, she's an art student with day jobs e.g. bank. Safecracker Zed meets his junkie friend after 11 years to rob a bank.

15.
Jurassic Park
127 min | 1993 |
8.2 (979565 votes)
|
9.07 (1117 reviews)

A pragmatic paleontologist touring an almost complete theme park on an island in Central America is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.

16.
Falling Down
113 min | 1993 |
7.6 (190141 votes)
|
8.43 (398 reviews)

An ordinary man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

17.
The Dark Half
122 min | 1993 |
6.0 (17829 votes)
|
6.83 (64 reviews)

A writer's fictional alter ego wants to take over his life...at any price.

18.
Kalifornia
117 min | 1993 |
6.7 (54447 votes)
|
7.5 (156 reviews)

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

19.
Menace II Society
97 min | 1993 |
7.5 (59091 votes)
|
8.29 (105 reviews)

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

20.
Rising Sun
129 min | 1993 |
6.2 (46029 votes)
|
6.99 (70 reviews)

When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.

21.
Cliffhanger
113 min | 1993 |
6.5 (130369 votes)
|
7.28 (211 reviews)

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

22.
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
87 min | 1993 |
4.1 (32902 votes)
|
4.88 (298 reviews)

Serial killer Jason Voorhees' supernatural origins are revealed.

23.
Alive
120 min | 1993 |
7.1 (56410 votes)
|
7.85 (109 reviews)

After crash-landing in the snowswept Andes, a Uruguayan rugby team have no choice but to turn to desperate measures in order to survive.

24.
The Fugitive
130 min | 1993 |
7.8 (294420 votes)
|
8.51 (325 reviews)

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.

25.
Point of No Return
109 min | 1993 |
6.1 (28305 votes)
|
6.79 (107 reviews)

A government fakes the death of a criminal to turn this young woman into a killer on its service.

26.
In the Line of Fire
128 min | 1993 |
7.2 (104426 votes)
|
7.88 (149 reviews)

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

27.
True Romance
119 min | 1993 |
7.9 (226651 votes)
|
8.55 (462 reviews)

In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.

28.
Boxing Helena
107 min | 1993 |
4.7 (12270 votes)
|
5.34 (103 reviews)

A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion.

29.
A Perfect World
138 min | 1993 |
7.5 (81061 votes)
|
8.1 (135 reviews)

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor, an escaped convict on the run from the law, while the search for him continues.

30.
Sliver
107 min | 1993 |
5.1 (29382 votes)
|
5.69 (58 reviews)

A woman moves into an exclusive New York City apartment building, which she soon discovers houses tenants with all manner of shocking secrets.

31.
Striking Distance
102 min | 1993 |
5.8 (43303 votes)
|
6.3 (90 reviews)

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted then to river duty, the killer taunts Tom.

32.
The Crush
89 min | 1993 |
5.8 (20479 votes)
|
6.15 (79 reviews)

A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl, who proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.

33.
The Firm
154 min | 1993 |
6.8 (135227 votes)
|
7.1 (179 reviews)

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

34.
The Pelican Brief
141 min | 1993 |
6.6 (87926 votes)
|
6.89 (120 reviews)

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

35.
RoboCop 3
104 min | 1993 |
4.1 (50715 votes)
|
4.36 (160 reviews)

Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land.

36.
Cronos
94 min | 1993 |
6.7 (30554 votes)
|
6.83 (88 reviews)

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

37.
Needful Things
120 min | 1993 |
6.2 (25431 votes)
|
6.05 (89 reviews)

A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.

Top 1 overrated thriller movies from year 1993

01.
The Vanishing
109 min | 1993 |
6.3 (25746 votes)
|
5.67 (103 reviews)

The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on.