Top rated chilling and thrilling movies with a surprising plot

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

1 A Classic Horror Story (2021)

Five people travelling by camper crash into a tree. When they recover, the road they were driving on has been replaced by an impenetrable forest and a wooden house.

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2021-07-01 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Matilda Lutz, Francesco Russo

Rating

rating icon 5.837
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less enthusiastic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    derivative plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hodgepodge

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2 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
    seriocomedy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stylized violence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comic gem

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The Trip trailer
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3 The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)

After barely surviving a violent attack by an elusive serial killer, crime boss Jang Dong-su finds himself forming an unlikely partnership with local detective Jung Tae-seok to catch the sadistic killer simply known as K.

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2019-05-15 | Crime / Action

Cast

Ma Dong-seok, Kim Moo-yul

Rating

rating icon 7.795
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    time passer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gritty atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sticky ending

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4 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 7.017
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly constructed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plot twist

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I See You trailer
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5 Son (2021)

When a young boy contracts a mysterious illness, his mother must decide how far she will go to protect him from terrifying forces in her past.

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2021-03-18 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch

Rating

rating icon 5.967
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unspeakable act
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ambiguous ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unchallenging

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Son trailer
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6 Malignant (2021)

Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities with a mysterious tie to her past.

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2021-09-01 | Horror

Cast

Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson

Rating

rating icon 6.81
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pure camp
  2. Ranked #3 for
    unintentionally funny
  3. Ranked #3 for
    campy

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7 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
    remaining watchable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    logical conclusion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watertight

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The Call trailer
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8 The Weekend Away (2022)

When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.

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2022-03-03 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Leighton Meester, Christina Wolfe

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    voyeuristic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    red herring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    frenemy

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9 Fear Street: 1666 (2021)

In 1666, a colonial town is gripped by a hysterical witch-hunt that has deadly consequences for centuries to come, and it's up to teenagers in 1994 to finally put an end to their town's curse, before it's too late.

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2021-07-14 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Kiana Madeira, Ashley Zukerman

Rating

rating icon 7.131
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cliff-hanger ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying

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10 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
    psychologically thrilling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic society
  3. Ranked #3 for
    domineering character

Trailer

The Invisible Man trailer
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