Have you ever questioned yourself why do you always want to watch films that get your heart racing?
No matter what is happening in the world of cinema, we always have an urge of watching thriller movies. For some of us, nothing can beat the excitement of having a nerve-shredding experience that can give us sleepless nights.
Here is a list of Netflix’s some of the most intriguing thrillers designed to trick our minds :
IMDB Rating: 8.8/10
Honored with multiple Oscar nominations Christopher Nolan’s science-fiction is a masterpiece in itself. A professional thief played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who invades through his target’s subconscious to steal information. He is offered one last chance to eliminate his criminal history by planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
2. The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
IMDB Rating: 7/10
An original psychological thriller by Yorgos Lanthimos starring Colin Farrell as a cardiac surgeon, mysteriously befriends a teenage boy & is forced to make an unimaginable sacrifice.
A weird film that makes you completely fall in love with the movie or make you hate it to its core.
3. Hell Or High Water
IMDB Rating: 7.6/10
Earning four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, the 2016 film Hell or High Water came out as a surprise hit, and ticked-off the box office flying colors.
A neo-western crime thriller that follows the story of two brothers who carry out a series of heists to save their family ranch.
A thoughtful film that identifies financial issues specific to America today.
4. Gerald’s Game
IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
Directed by Mike Flanagan Gerald’s Game is one of the most unabated Stephen King’s adaptations.
The movie underlines a women’s impossible fight to survive a slow & painful death when her husband dies an unforeseen death leaving his wife handcuffed to the bed & with very little hope to survive.
5. The Invitation
IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
A 2015 mystery thriller by Karyn Kusama, The Invitation follows the story of Will, who is grieving the death of his young son receives an invitation for a dinner from his ex-wife.
Tension starts creeping in when Will accepts the invitation hosted at his old home, becomes suspicious of his ex-wife’s underlying purpose for inviting him.
6. Mystic River
IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
Nominated for the prestigious academy awards in numerous categories, Mystic River is an American neo-noir mystery drama film directed by Clint Eastwood.
The film narrates the story of childhood friends- Jimmy, Sean, and Dave who reunite to investigate the murder of Jimmy’s teenage daughter.
7. In the Shadow of the Moon
IMDB Rating: 6.2/10
A sci-fi crime thriller by Jim Mickle, In the Shadow of the Moon, interweaves traveling through with detective fiction & presents with an intriguing work of fiction.
Starring Boyd Holbrook as a police officer who unravels a series of dreadful crimes. The film premiered at the Fantastic Fest on September 21, 2019, & was later released by Netflix as a Netflix original.