Netflix Original Thriller Movies:
Netflix has revolutionized the entire movie-viewing experience as now you don’t have to go to a theatre to watch a new movie. Netflix has produced a lot of thrillers in the last few years, and they have worked a lot on their content. These thrillers are better than most movies, and that makes Netflix the perfect stop for the lovers of this genre.
#10: The Ritual (2017)
If movies have taught us anything, it’s that the woods are never a good place for a vacation. The Ritual takes this age-old idea for a horror movie and turns it into something very original and creepy. It is a proper horror-thriller that will unsettle you with its gory atmosphere. You’ll never feel safe watching this movie.
#9: Triple Frontier (2019)
Packed with a glorious cast, Triple Frontier is a unique action-thriller that tries to do something different than the other movies in this genre. Granted, that didn’t go down well with some fans who had other expectations from this movie. Without diving deep into the spoilers, we can only say that Triple Frontier is not your typical ensemble action-thriller but it has a lot of entertainment value and feels very real.
#8: 1922 (2017)
1922 is a wonderful adaptation of Stephen King’s work that mixes horror and thrill ingeniously. It is a slow but intense movie about a man who conspires to murder his wife for financial gain. Thomas Jane’s performance alone makes this movie a must-watch. It is a very well-made psychological thriller that will ask thought-provoking questions.
#7: Calibre (2018)
Calibre takes a simple plot and turns it into something intense thanks to the amazing direction and acting performances. It is a very tense movie and has a dark atmosphere from the very start. After a hunting trip goes horribly wrong, two friends must do everything to save their skin. This movie is highly enjoyable due to its realism, and it proves that solid acting is enough to make a good psychological thriller.
#6: Extraction (2020)
Extraction is a violent action movie starring the bulky Chris Hemsworth. It is slightly thin in terms of a plot, but it more than makes up for it with its amazingly choreographed action sequences. It doesn’t rely on shaky-cams and jump-cuts, which makes the stunts even more visually appealing. If you are looking for a no-nonsense action movie, then go for it without a thought.
#5: I Am Mother (2019)
It’s always a pleasure to watch Hilary Swank in her element, and she’s awesome in this movie. I Am Mother is a criminally underrated Sci-fi thriller that is very well thought out. You’ll never be able to guess what’s going to happen next as this movie will always keep you under suspense. It is set in an apocalyptic world and has a very intriguing storyline.
#4: The Night Comes for Us (2018)
When it comes to action, there are only a handful of actors who can match Iko Uwais’ talent. Fans who are still waiting for Raid 3, can watch this movie to satisfy themselves. The Night Comes for Us is a brutal and gruesome action-thriller that does not hold anything back. The fight choreography is phenomenal, and some scenes would send chills down your spine. Action fans just cannot miss this one.
Based on Stephen King’s novel, Gerald’s Game tells a sadistic and thrilling tale about a woman who must fight for her survival after an unexpected tragedy. This movie successfully manages to capture ‘the Stephen King feel’. Carla Gugino gives a terrific performance in this movie, and she binds the entire story.
#2: What Happened to Monday (2017)
This movie is set in a dystopian society, where overpopulation has forced the entire world to adopt a strict One-Child Policy. It has a lot of things going for itself, but Noomi Rapace’s fantastic performance is the highlight of this movie. It has a lot of thrilling action sequences, and it won’t let you take a breather.
#1: Bird Box (2018)
Bird Box became a world-wide sensation as soon as it came out, and millions of viewers rushed to watch this movie. Sometimes, hype also attracts unwarranted hate, and that is what happened with this movie. Bird Box is an intense and refreshing thriller that brings something new to the table. And it features Sandra Bullock, so how can we not watch this movie?