Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with a clever plot

Check out today’s highest ranked chilling and thrilling movies with a clever plot! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best chilling and thrilling movies with a clever plot, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Moloch (2022)

Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient.

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2022-05-19 | Horror

Cast

Sallie Harmsen, Alexandre Willaume

Rating

rating icon 5.919
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rounded
  2. Ranked #1 for
    competent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    generating suspense

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2 Run (2020)

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

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2020-11-20 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen

Rating

rating icon 7.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    on edge of seat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bang for buck
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tense and suspenseful

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3 Sea Fever (2020)

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

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2020-03-06 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Hermione Corfield, Ardalan Esmaili

Rating

rating icon 6.154
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-acted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    decently written
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good pace

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4 The Trip (2021)

A dysfunctional couple head to a remote lakeside cabin under the guise of reconnecting, but each has secret designs to kill the other. Before they can carry out their respective plans, unexpected visitors arrive and the couple is faced with a greater danger than anything they could have plotted.

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2021-07-30 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Noomi Rapace, Aksel Hennie

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stylized violence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seriocomedy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable

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5 All the Old Knives (2022)

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham is assigned to root out the mole with his former lover and colleague Celia Harrison.

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2022-04-08 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flashback sequence
  3. Ranked #2 for
    layered performance

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6 Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)

A struggling restaurant owner, caring for his sick mom, finds a bag of cash in a sauna locker, while a customs officer gets into trouble when his girlfriend runs off with money he borrowed from a loan shark.

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2020-02-19 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Jeon Do-yeon, Jung Woo-sung

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tight writing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fully fleshed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nearly show stealing

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7 Watcher (2022)

As a serial killer stalks the city, Julia — a young actress who just moved to town with her husband — notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street.

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2022-06-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Maika Monroe, Karl Glusman

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    building tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation

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8 The Black Phone (2022)

Finney Blake, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

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2022-06-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Mason Thames, Ethan Hawke

Rating

rating icon 7.617
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bone chilling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #4 for
    disfigured character

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9 The Honeymoon Phase (2020)

Struggling young lovers, Tom and Eve, must endure a 30-day scientific experiment. Room, board, $50,000 and a month alone together in research facility housing. What could possibly go wrong.

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2020-08-21 | Thriller

Cast

Chloe Carroll, Jim Schubin

Rating

rating icon 4.955
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shocking ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leaning forward
  3. Ranked #3 for
    hooked ending

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10 Ferry (2021)

Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.

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2021-05-14 | Action / Crime

Cast

Frank Lammers, Elise Schaap

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    solid
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evening entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    renegade

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