Top rated movies with credible performance that have build up of tension

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with credible performance and build up of tension! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with credible performance and build up of tension, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Stranger (2022)

Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is based on the true story of one of the largest investigations and undercover operations in Australia.

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2022-10-06 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.145
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together

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The Stranger trailer
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2 The Dead Center (2019)

When a mysterious "John Doe" wakes up in a morgue and wanders into a psychiatric ward, a devoted doctor and curious medical examiner must slowly uncover dark and sinister secrets about the man that reveal a more horrifying truth than they could have ever imagined.

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2019-10-11 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan

Rating

rating icon 5.622
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truly terrified
  2. Ranked #2 for
    source of evil
  3. Ranked #2 for
    convincing manner

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The Dead Center trailer
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3 The Night House (2021)

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg

Rating

rating icon 6.603
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relying on gore
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gotcha

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The Night House trailer
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4 Breaking (2022)

Desperate for money and running out of options, Marine veteran Brian Brown-Easley holds several people hostage inside a bank, setting the stage for a tense confrontation with police.

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2022-08-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Boyega, Michael Kenneth Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.59
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gasping for breath
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hitting on all cylinders
  3. Ranked #2 for
    solid casting

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Breaking trailer
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5 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

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2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pulse-pounding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moment of brilliance

Trailer

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6 Limbo (2021)

Veteran detective Cham works with rookie cop Will to hunt down the city's serial killer. The investigation leads them to a lair littered with dismembered female limbs, and an ex-con who killed Cham's wife and child years ago...

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2021-11-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Gordon Lam, Liu Yase

Rating

rating icon 7.373
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyper realistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    high-running emotions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly

Trailer

Limbo trailer
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7 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 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hooked start
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling climax
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cinema verite

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8 I Came By (2022)

A rebellious young graffiti artist, who targets the homes of the wealthy elite, discovers a shocking secret that leads him on a journey endangering himself and those closest to him.

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2022-08-19 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

George MacKay, Percelle Ascott

Rating

rating icon 6.274
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    thin writing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    menacing villain
  3. Ranked #5 for
    watching successively

Trailer

I Came By trailer
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9 The Owners (2020)

A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score - an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early, the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, the would-be thieves must fight to save themselves from a nightmare they could never have imagined.

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2020-08-27 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Maisie Williams, Sylvester McCoy

Rating

rating icon 5.629
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    followable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncreative story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of weird

Trailer

The Owners trailer
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10 Bad Education (2019)

A superintendent of a school district works for the betterment of the student’s education when an embezzlement scheme is discovered, threatening to destroy everything.

Info

2019-09-08 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    excellent performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    knockout performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    juicier

Trailer

Bad Education trailer
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