Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with a hooked start

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

1 The Roundup (2022)

The 'Beast Cop' Ma Seok-do heads to a foreign country to extradite a suspect, but soon after his arrival, he discovers additional murder cases and hears about a vicious killer who has been committing crimes against tourists for several years.

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2022-05-18 | Action / Crime

Cast

Ma Dong-seok, Son Suk-ku

Rating

rating icon 7.207
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unrelieved
  2. Ranked #1 for
    testy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    packing a punch

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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 7.256
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    damn good
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with WTF moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most effective

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3 The Invisible Man (2020)

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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2020-02-26 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge

Rating

rating icon 7.118
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically thrilling
  3. Ranked #3 for
    domineering character

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4 The Aviary (2022)

A twisted journey of two women’s desperate flee to escape the clutches of Skylight, an insidious cult. Lured in by the promise of “freedom” in the isolated desert campus called The Aviary, Jillian and Blair join forces to escape in hopes of real freedom. Consumed by fear and paranoia, they can’t shake the feeling that they are being followed by the cult’s leader, Seth, a man as seductive as he is controlling. The more distance the pair gains from the cult, the more Seth holds control of their minds. With supplies dwindling and their senses failing, Jillian and Blair are faced with a horrifying question: how do you run from an enemy who lives inside your head?

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2022-04-29 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Malin Åkerman, Lorenza Izzo

Rating

rating icon 5.548
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    regurgitating
  2. Ranked #5 for
    kudo to director
  3. Ranked #6 for
    bang for buck

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5 I See You (2019)

When a 10-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor, in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.

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2019-09-11 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney

Rating

rating icon 7.021
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuine surprise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unpredictable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    off guard

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I See You trailer
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6 The Call (2020)

Connected by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past — and life — on the line to change her own fate.

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2020-11-27 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Park Shin-hye, Jeon Jong-seo

Rating

rating icon 7.534
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    watertight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pure gold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    staying till the end

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7 The Dark and the Wicked (2020)

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

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2020-10-29 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Marin Ireland, Michael Abbott Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.144
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    oppressive atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    using horror trope
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of dread

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8 7500 (2019)

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.

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2019-12-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar

Rating

rating icon 6.13
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    white-knuckled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely realistic acting

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9 The Medium (2021)

A horrifying story of a shaman's inheritance in the Isan region of Thailand. But the goddess that appears to have taken possession of a family member turns out not to be as benevolent as it first appears.

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2021-07-14 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Narilya Gulmongkolpech, Sawanee Utoomma

Rating

rating icon 7.003
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hooked start
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scariest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling climax

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10 The Cleansing Hour (2020)

Two millennial entrepreneurs stage elaborate fake exorcisms on social media until one of their girlfriends becomes possessed by a demon.

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2020-02-28 | Horror

Cast

Kyle Gallner, Ryan Guzman

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fantastically entertaining
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with scare factors

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The Cleansing Hour trailer
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