Top 100 Psychological Thriller Movies of All Time

If you are planning or you have just started your journey to the lands of psychological thrillers then there are not many better places to start than our list of top 100 psychological thrillers of all time.

Want something deeper than a horror movie? Mystery alone is not enough for you?  You prefer twisted endings? If any of these questions are true, then you are in the right place.

Our well-researched list contains a comprehensive overview of this subgenre, from unreliable narrators to plot twists. All the films on the list are ranked by their “psychological” quality. Some of them may not be pure thrillers, but they all have psychological elements.

Got an opinion on our list or maybe a suggestion for a good psychological thriller? We would be glad to hear it! If you have any, please tell us in the comments below.

Awake (2007) - Psyhological Thrillers 100

Awake

(2007)

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Enemy (2013) - Psyhological Thrillers 99

Enemy

(2013)

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A Perfect Getaway (2009) - Psyhological Thrillers 98

A Perfect Getaway

(2009)

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The Orphanage (El orfanato) (2007) - Psyhological Thrillers 97
Rosemary's Baby (1968) - Psyhological Thrillers 96

Rosemary’s Baby

(1968)

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Rope (1948)- Psychological Thrillers 95

Rope

(1948)

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Cold Fish (Tsumetai nettaigyo) (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 94

Cold Fish (Tsumetai nettaigyo)

(2010)

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Body Double (1984) - Psyhological Thrillers 93

Body Double

(1984)

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All Good Things (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 92

All Good Things

(2010)

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Unbreakable (2000) - Psyhological Thrillers 91

Unbreakable

(2000)

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Fatal Attraction (1987) - Psyhological Thrillers 90

Fatal Attraction

(1987)

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Primal Fear (1994) - Psyhological Thrillers 89

Primal Fear

(1996)

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Panic Room (2002) - Psyhological Thrillers 88

Panic Room

(2002)

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13 Tzameti (2005) - Psyhological Thrillers 87

13 Tzameti

(2005)

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Spellbound (1945) - Psychological Thrillers 84

Spellbound

(1945)

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Nocturnal Animals (2016) - Psyhological Thrillers 83

Nocturnal Animals

(2016)

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The Ones Below (2015) - Psyhological Thrillers 82

The Ones Below

(2015)

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What Lies Beneath (2000) - Psyhological Thrillers 81

What Lies Beneath

(2000)

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1408 (2007) - Psyhological Thrillers 80

1408

(2007)

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Side Effects (2013) - Psyhological Thrillers 78

Side Effects

(2013)

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Dead Ringers (1988) - Psychological Thrillers 77

Dead Ringers

(1988)

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Elle (2016) - Psyhological Thrillers 75

Elle

(2016)

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Mystic River (2003) - Psyhological Thrillers 74

Mystic River

(2003)

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Cape Fear (1991) - Psyhological Thrillers 73

Cape Fear

(1991)

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Donnie Darko (2001) - Psyhological Thrillers 72

Donnie Darko

(2001)

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Psycho II (1983) - Psyhological Thrillers 69

Psycho II

(1983)

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Labyrinth (Dédales) (2003) - Psyhological Thrillers 68

Labyrinth (Dédales)

(2003)

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Zodiac (2007) - Psyhological Thrillers 66

Zodiac

(2007)

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Hard Candy (2005) - Psyhological Thrillers 64

Hard Candy

(2005)

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We need to Talk About Kevin (2011) - Psyhological Thrillers 63

We Need to Talk About Kevin

(2011)

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Unthinkable (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 61

Unthinkable

(2010)

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Chained (2012) - Psyhological Thrillers 60

Chained

(2012)

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Triangle (2009) - Psychological Thrillers 59

Triangle

(2009)

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Fracture (2007) - Psyhological Thrillers 57

Fracture

(2007)

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Loft (2008) - Psyhological Thrillers 56

Loft

(2008)

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Blow-Up (1966) - Psyhological Thrillers 55

Blow-Up

(1966)

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The Perfect Host (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 54

The Perfect Host

(2010)

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Swimming Pool (2003) - Psyhological Thrillers 53

Swimming Pool

(2003)

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Identity (2003) - Psyhological Thrillers 52

Identity

(2003)

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Jacob's Ladder (1990) - Psyhological Thrillers 51

Jacob’s Ladder

(1990)

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Next Door (Naboer) (2005) - Psyhological Thrillers 50

Next Door (Naboer)

(2005)

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Buried (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 49

Buried

(2010)

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Stoker (2013) - Psyhological Thrillers 48

Stoker

(2013)

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Unsane (2018) 47

Unsane

(2018)

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Cure (Kyua) - Psychological Thrillers 46

Cure (Kyua)

(1997)

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Infernal Affairs (2002) - Psyhological Thrillers 44

Infernal Affairs (Mou gaan dou)

(2002)

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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) - Psyhological Thrillers 43

The Talented Mr. Ripley

(1999)

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American Psycho (2000) - Psyhological Thrillers 42

American Psycho

(2000)

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The Others (2001) - Psyhological Thrillers 40

The Others

(2001)

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Pi (1998) - Psyhological Thrillers 39

Pi

(1998)

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Death and the Maiden (1995) - Psyhological Thrillers 38

Death and the Maiden

(1994)

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Split (2016) - Psychological Thrillers 37

Split

(2016)

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The Game (1997) - Psyhological Thrillers 36

The Game

(1997)

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Blow Out (1981) - Psyhological Thrillers 35

Blow Out

(1981)

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Nightcrawler (2014) - Psyhological Thrillers 34

Nightcrawler

(2014)

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Mulholland Drive (2001) - Psyhological Thrillers 32
The Hidden Face (La cara oculta) (2011) - Psyhological Thrillers 31
The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo) - Psychological Thrillers 30

The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo)

(2016)

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Repulsion (1965) - Psyhological Thrillers 29

Repulsion

(1965)

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Taxi Driver (1976) - Psyhological Thrillers 28

Taxi Driver

(1976)

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The Shining (1980) - Psyhological Thrillers 27

The Shining

(1980)

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The Machinist (2004) - Psyhological Thrillers 26
Julia's Eyes (Los ojos de Julia) (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 25
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) - Psychological Thrillers 24
Monsieur Hire (1989) - Psyhological Thrillers 23

Monsieur Hire

(1989)

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Insomnia (2002) - Psyhological Thrillers 22

Insomnia

(2002)

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Misery (1990) - Psyhological Thrillers 21

Misery

(1990)

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Fight Club (1999) - Psyhological Thrillers 20

Fight Club

(1999)

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The Body (El cuerpo) (2012) - Psyhological Thrillers 19

The Body (El cuerpo)

(2012)

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Confessions (Kokuhaku) (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 18

Confessions (Kokuhaku)

(2010)

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The Prestige (2006) - Psyhological Thrillers 16

The Prestige

(2006)

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The Gift (2015) - Psyhological Thrillers 15

The Gift

(2015)

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Sleuth (1972) - Psyhological Thrillers 14

Sleuth

(1972)

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Gone Girl (2014) - Psyhological Thrillers 13

Gone Girl

(2014)

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The Sixth Sense (1999) - Psyhological Thrillers 12

The Sixth Sense

(1999)

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Black Swan (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 11

Black Swan

(2010)

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Shutter Island (2010) - Psyhological Thrillers 10

Shutter Island

(2010)

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Sleep Tight (Mientras duermes) (2011) - Psyhological Thrillers 9
Rear Window (1954) - Psyhological Thrillers 8

Rear Window

(1954)

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Vertigo (1958) - Psyhological Thrillers 7

Vertigo

(1958)

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991) - Psyhological Thrillers 6

The Silence of the Lambs

(1991)

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Oldboy (Oldeuboi) (2003) - Psyhological Thrillers 5

Oldboy (Oldeuboi)

(2003)

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Psycho (1960) - Psyhological Thrillers 4

Psycho

(1960)

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Se7en (1995) - Psyhological Thrillers 3

Seven (Se7en)

(1995)

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Memento (2000) - Psyhological Thrillers 1

Memento

(2000)

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