15 Thriller Films From The '90s Worth Rewatching (2022)

The '90s were an interesting time for movies. Countlesstitles are still highly popular today. Halloween calls for binge-watching Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Halloweentown. It also birthednumerous classics such as Total Recall, Fight Club, and The Silence of the Lambs.

Everyone has a fond memory of a movie fromthe era. Not only did it create some of the bestcomedies, action, and horror movies, but some of the best thrillermovies as well. Several of the best '90s thrillers are worth rewatching to get a good chilling scare.

Updated on April 29th, 2021 by Gabriela Silva: The '90s gave way to many recognizable movies that are still binge-worthy today. Amongst the memorable romance movies and teen drama, fans can recall more than a handful of thriller movies. Some were under the radar but in recent years have gained more traction and worth rewatching. Get ready for some chills, murder, and a mind-boggle with these movies that make up some of the best '90s thrillers.

15 Malice (1993)Available on HBO Max

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Malice will takeaudienceson twists and turns to uncover the real story.Andy (Bill Pullman) and Tracy Safian(Nicole Kidman) are anewly married couple living in a Victorian home. Tight on money, they invite a surgeon, Jed (Alec Baldwin) to rent their third floor.

The story gets complex as Tracy goes into an operation to remove a ruptured ovarian cyst and is operated on by Jed. After malpractice in removing her healthy ovary, Andy and Tracy's marriage goes awry and the truth comes to light that no one expected.

14 A Time To Kill (1996)Available on HBO Max

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A Time to Kill is a courtroom crime drama and thriller that will haveaudienceson edge.A young Black girl inMississippi is brutally assaulted and left for dead by two white men but she survives and her assailants are arrested. The girl's father, Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson) believes that the men might go free and opens fire as they enter court, killing both.

Hailey'strial for revenge killing and his daughter's case gain media attention as Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) becomes his attorney, leading to an electrifying court battle from the story's original author, John Grisham.

13 Kiss The Girls (1997) Available on Showtime

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Kiss the Girls stars Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd in the main roles. The movie did fairly well amongst audiences as a thriller and will have any viewer feeling chills. A forensic psychologist, Alex Cross (Freeman)learns his niece is missing.

His niece is the latest woman in a series of kidnappings and suspects it to be a serial killer. At the same time, Dr. Kate McTiernan (Judd) is kidnapped by the killer but escapes. She joined forces with Cross to track down this collector who kills women if they don't follow his rules.

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12 The Pelican Brief (1993) Available on HBO Max

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The Pelican Brief is a political thriller based on a 1992 novelby author John Grisham. When two supreme court justices are murdered, law student Darby Shaw (Julia Roberts) theorizes why. Her legal brief on the murders explains why they were killed.

When her law professor is killed by a car bomb, her legal brief proves to be true. Darby goes into hiding and is soon aided by a reporter, Gray Grantham (Denzel Washington). Together they try to uncover the conspiracy around political figures.

11 Face/Off (1997)Available on AMC Plus

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Nicolas Cagemade many movies in the 90s and one of the most memorable is when he teamed up with iconic action director John Woo to fight John Travolta in Face/Off.

FBI Special Agent Sean Archer (Travolta) finally gets his revenge against the villainous Castor Troy (Cage) for killing his son. There's one problem, Troy and his brother planted a bomb in the city. To uncover its location, Archer gets his face replaced with Troy's to infiltrate his operation. Archer becomes the man he hates most and gets trapped as Troy awakens from his comatose state and takes Archer's identity.

10 Wild Things (1998)Available on Starz

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The ensemble cast inthis film is what made this storyline enthralling for audiences to watch. Wild Things starred Bill Murray, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards, and Theresa Russell. It'sa twisted tale of deceit, lies, and murder.

One popular high school teenager and an outcast accuse their teacher of assault. During the trial, it's revealed that they made up the assault to get revenge for their teacher having an affair and refusing to bail one of them out of jail. It was all a ruse to get a settlement from one of the girl's wealthy familythat soon gets twisted intoa plot of murder.

9 The Game (1997)Available on Amazon Prime Video

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One of the best '90s thrillers, The Gametakes audienceson arollercoaster of a story as an investment banker is given a bizarre gift from his brother. On his birthday, he receives a voucher for a game company.

He initially believes his trial to have been rejected, but he finds his world starts to collapse around him. The lines between the game and his real-life start to blur. The film isstylish and intense, keepingaudiences–as well as the protagonist–doubting what's real and what isn't.

8 Fallen (1998)Available on DirecTV and Sling TV

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Fallen takes a unique and twisted version of the celestial. Thismovie isn't about the typical fallen angel trying to find himself. Instead, it focuses on a fallen angel with malicious intentions. Starring Denzel Washington in the role of John Hobbes, a detective goes on a hunt for a killer who seems to be a copycat.

Things take a turn when the person he is after isn't exactly human. Through his investigation, Hobbes comes to discover his perp is a fallen angel named Azazel. Azazel has the ability to switch bodies by mere touch. He may have once been an angel but now he harbors the sins of a demon.

7 Se7en (1995)Available on HBO Max

Se7en is on the top of many horror fans' list of must-watch movies and is easilyone of the best '90s thrillers. Starring Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Spacey in thelead roles, thestory centers around aserial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as the basis for their elaborate murders.

DetectiveWilliam Somerset (Freeman) is on the verge of transferring when he partners with David Mills (Pitt) to catch this killer. The city is plagued with grizzlymurders and the killerhas one final victim in store for the detectives.

6 Misery (1990)Available on HBO Max

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Misery was amovie that premiered at the very beginning of the 90s but still holds up today. An adaptation of Stephen King's popular book. Miseryis afilm where an obsessive fan of a famous novelist goes too far and becomes dangerous.

Paul Sheldon (James Caan) takes a trip upstate after finishing a new manuscript but crashes his car and is left gravely injured. Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) comes to his aid and nurses him back to health. She reveals herself to be a huge fanbut becomes enraged when she discovers Sheldon's new direction for his books. She holds him hostage and forces him to rewrite his work in an unforgettably disturbing ordeal.

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5 Basic Instinct (1992)Available to buy on Amazon Prime Video

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Aneo-noir erotic thriller movie,Basic Instinctis still a highly talked-aboutevent from the 90s. It starred Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone in the lead roles and developed controversy before its releasedue to its hypersexualization and its useof violence.

Theplot centers around a detective on the case of a murdered rock star. His prime suspect was his girlfriend who is a famous crime novelist and the crime mimics one of her stories. Along the way, he becomes entangled in her web and pursues his attraction to her whilst not knowing if she can be trusted.

4 The Devil's Advocate (1997)Available on HBO Max

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Keanu Reeves stars in this supernatural horrormovie that can also be described as a thriller. Reeves plays Kevin Lomax, a defense attorney in Florida who's given the opportunity of a lifetime when he and his wife venture to New York to take the position at a prestigious law firmrun by John Milton (Al Pacino).

While he basks in the glory of his new high-profile career, his wife starts to encounter mysterious and supernatural occurrences that no one believes. As his cases become higher in risk, he soon learns the real motive for his employment and his boss' ties to Devil worshippers.

3 The Bone Collector (1999)Available on Amazon Prime Video

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The Bone Collectorstars Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie in thelead roles. Lincoln Rhyme (Washington) was once an acclaimed forensic criminologist butwas involved inan accident that left him as a quadriplegic.

He comes to join forces with a police officer named Amelia (Jolie) after she expertly secures a crime scene on her own. They are on the hunt for a serial killer who leaves behind a piece of bone and clues to his next victim. Something about the murders seems oddly familiar and they both become lockedin a raceagainst time to save the next victim.

2 Fear (1996)Available on HBO Max

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Fear is a psychological thriller that didn't get thecredit it deserved back in the 90s but is worth a watch for its chilling and obsessive main antagonist. The film stars Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon at the beginning of their careers on screen. Wahlberg broke the mold of his rapper/artist career at the time to become an actor and played the sinister role of David McCall.

Nicole Walker (Witherspoon) meets David, an attractive and charming 23-year-old, at a nightclub. They fall in love but David starts to show his true colors and becomes possessive. Her fatheris wary of David and comes to realize the guy his daughter fell for is a sociopath.

1 Jacob's Ladder (1990) Available on HBO Max

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Die-hard fans of the best '90s thrillers might have heard of the movie Jacob's Ladder. It centers around a war veteran returning from Vietnam and struggling to acclimate to normal life.

However, hellish visions cause him to spiral deep into a horrifying world as those closest to him grasp at straws trying tofind an answer. CriticslaudedJacob's Ladderan engrossing experience, filled with turmoil and despair, that tackles the deeper questions surrounding death.

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Which is the No 1 suspense thriller movies? ›

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What is the most popular thriller? ›

The 10 Best Thriller Movies That Stand the Test of Time
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 85 % 8.6/10. r 119m. ...
  • Basic Instinct (1992) 41 % 7/10. ...
  • Memento (2000) 80 % 8.4/10. ...
  • Parasite (2019) 96 % 8.5/10. ...
  • Mulholland Drive (2001) 85 % 7.9/10. ...
  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006) 98 % 8.2/10. ...
  • Misery (1990) 75 % 7.8/10. ...
  • Drive (2011) 78 % 7.8/10.
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Which are the best brain twisting psychological thriller movies ever made? ›

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What movies are considered thrillers? ›

Thriller is a genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres. Thrillers are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving viewers heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, surprise, anticipation and anxiety. Successful examples of thrillers are the films of Alfred Hitchcock.

How do I find a movie I can't remember? ›

You can look up an actor's Wikipedia or IMDb page to check their filmography, and you should find the movie you're looking for there. This also works even if you don't remember the name of the actor – as long as you know another movie they were in.

What makes a great thriller movie? ›

Suspense is key to the thriller genre definition

It gives the viewer a feeling of fascination and excitement mixed with apprehension, anticipation, and tension. Suspense is what keeps us wondering where the story will go. It's why people love Alfred Hitchcock movies. Suspense is the root of unpredictability.

What makes a good crime thriller? ›

Plot twists: A good mystery, thriller, or crime novel must keep a reader on the edge of their seat, and that means things can never get too comfortable. The best thrillers come loaded with plot twists so that the reader never knows too much about what lies ahead.

Are thriller and horror the same? ›

A horror film wants to “horrify” audiences whereas a thriller film only seeks to “thrill.” With horror, the focus is on scaring people. They generally know there is a big evil present and the audience act as voyeurs to how these big evil haunts, destroys, or even kills the victims in an inevitable way.

What movie is a psychological thriller? ›

Blue Velvet, Eraserhead, Lost Highway, and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me are all must-see films for enthusiasts of the psychological thriller genre, but his masterpiece may very well be Mulholland Drive.

Which is number one mystery movies in the world? ›

1. Don't Worry Darling (I) (2022)

What is mystery thriller? ›

Mystery-thrillers are stories with twists and turns that keep you on your toes guessing about the truth, the POV's truth, and about what will happen next. They can be written from a hero's POV or from a sinister character's POV. Some are scary and make your heart beat faster, making it hard to put down.

Who is the most famous crime writer? ›

Historically, Agatha Christie tops the list of best crime writers, but the top modern writers would include James Patterson and Stephen King.

Is thriller the biggest selling album of all time? ›

Thriller remains the best-selling album of all time, with sales of 70 million copies worldwide. It is the second-best-selling album in the United States and was certified 34× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 2021.

Why are thrillers so popular? ›

The twists and turns of the thriller keep our adrenaline flowing and activate a part of our brains that is normally not stimulated. This sets off chemicals that have us feeling euphoric, and the feeling can be very addictive.

What is a dark thriller? ›

Thrillers are dark, engrossing, and suspenseful plot-driven stories. They very seldom include comedic elements.

What was the first suspense thriller film ever released? ›

One of the earliest thriller films was Harold Lloyd's comedy Safety Last! (1923), with a character performing a daredevil stunt on the side of a skyscraper.

Which is scarier thriller or horror? ›

4 Thriller: Psychologically Compelling

In fact, it's precisely because such characters are so charismatic and compelling that thriller is very often scarier, and more real, than horror.

What is another word for thriller? ›

In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for thriller, like: gripping, whodunit, sci-fi, comedy-drama, actioner, rom-com, ghost-story, comedy, whodunnit, love story and black-comedy.

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What makes a good psychological thriller? ›

What makes a thriller psychological is that the biggest questions revolve around the minds and behavior. Psychological thrillers often incorporate elements of mystery and include themes of crime, morality, mental illness, substance abuse, multiple realities or a dissolving sense of reality, and unreliable narrators.

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  • Cliffhangers. ...
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Who writes the best suspense novels? ›

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  2. Agatha Christie. ...
  3. Daphne du Maurier. ...
  4. Harlan Coben. ...
  5. 5. Lee Child. ...
  6. Patricia Highsmith. ...
  7. Stephen King. ...
  8. Alex Michaelides.

Who is the best mystery writer today? ›

Who are the best mystery writers today? The best modern mystery writers include John Grisham, James Patterson, and Stephen King.

What is a thriller novel? ›

A thriller is a type of mystery with a few key differences. As its name suggests, thrillers tend to be action-packed and fast-paced with moments full of tension, anxiety, and fear. Without fail, they are plot-driven stories.

What is the difference between crime and thriller? ›

Most mysteries reveal a crime and then require their main characters to work backwards to figure out who committed that crime. In a thriller, the bad guy is often established early on, and the main characters must work to stop them from doing evil.

How do you start a thriller? ›

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  2. Start with action. ...
  3. Show what's at stake. ...
  4. Make it difficult for your protagonist. ...
  5. Bring on the twists. ...
  6. Build up to the climax. ...
  7. Give your story a satisfying ending.
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Is scream a horror or thriller? ›

Scream was a turning point in terms of casting for the horror genre, which normally involved relatively unknown actors.

Is Halloween a horror or thriller? ›

The consensus reads: "Scary, suspenseful, and viscerally thrilling, Halloween set the standard for modern horror films."

What qualifies as a slasher? ›

A slasher film is a genre of horror films involving a killer stalking and murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools.

What is a good scary thriller? ›

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  • Bedevilled (2010) Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller. ...
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  • American Mary (2012) ...
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What is the body horror? ›

Body horror or biological horror is a subgenre of horror that intentionally showcases grotesque or psychologically disturbing violations of the human body. These violations may manifest through aberrant sex, mutations, mutilation, zombification, gratuitous violence, disease, or unnatural movements of the body.

How brutal is Midsommar? ›

Parents need to know that Midsommar is an extremely violent horror movie from the maker of Hereditary. It involves a sinister, ages-old ceremony that includes disturbing rituals. Characters are beaten and smashed, and bodies are cut up and burned (in some cases, alive).

What is a suspenseful movie on Netflix? ›

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  • Cam (2018)
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  • His House (2020)
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What's the best mystery on Netflix right now? ›

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  • The Woman in the Window.
  • Murder Mystery.
  • Inheritance.
  • Lost Girls.
  • No One Gets Out Alive.
  • State of Play.
  • The Interpreter.
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Are there any good thrillers on Netflix? ›

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  • The Devil All The Time. Netflix. ...
  • Contagion. Warner Bros. ...
  • The Guilty. Netflix. ...
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Which are the best brain twisting psychological thriller movies ever made? ›

The best mind-blowing psychological thrillers to watch
  • Kiss Me Deadly (1955) Film. Thrillers. ...
  • Les Diaboliques (1955) Film. Thrillers. ...
  • Vertigo (1958) Film. Thrillers. ...
  • Taxi Driver (1976) Film. Drama. ...
  • M (1931) Film. Drama. ...
  • Zodiac (2007) Film. Drama. ...
  • Mulholland Drive (2001) Film. Drama. ...
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Film. Thrillers.
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What is the difference between a thriller and a psychological thriller? ›

Thrillers are often centered around a crime, though that is not a prerequisite. A psychological thriller, as the name suggests, involves the complicated mental state of one or more of the characters, often the narrator or the antagonist.

Is thriller a horror? ›

When it comes to thriller vs. horror, a thriller builds toward a scream, but horror is all about the background moan. While it may also build to a climax, the aesthetic is critical here. The goal of horror is to evoke existential terror, disgust, or revulsion.

What movies are considered thrillers? ›

Thriller is a genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres. Thrillers are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving viewers heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, surprise, anticipation and anxiety. Successful examples of thrillers are the films of Alfred Hitchcock.

How do I find a movie I can't remember? ›

You can look up an actor's Wikipedia or IMDb page to check their filmography, and you should find the movie you're looking for there. This also works even if you don't remember the name of the actor – as long as you know another movie they were in.

Who writes the best suspense novels? ›

Here's your list of the top suspense authors that you'll want to explore if you love this genre.
  1. Gillian Flynn. Gillian Flynn is an American New York Times bestselling author. ...
  2. Agatha Christie. ...
  3. Daphne du Maurier. ...
  4. Harlan Coben. ...
  5. 5. Lee Child. ...
  6. Patricia Highsmith. ...
  7. Stephen King. ...
  8. Alex Michaelides.

Who is the best mystery writer today? ›

Who are the best mystery writers today? The best modern mystery writers include John Grisham, James Patterson, and Stephen King.

Why are thrillers so popular? ›

The twists and turns of the thriller keep our adrenaline flowing and activate a part of our brains that is normally not stimulated. This sets off chemicals that have us feeling euphoric, and the feeling can be very addictive.

What is a dark thriller? ›

Thrillers are dark, engrossing, and suspenseful plot-driven stories. They very seldom include comedic elements.

Which is scarier thriller or horror? ›

4 Thriller: Psychologically Compelling

In fact, it's precisely because such characters are so charismatic and compelling that thriller is very often scarier, and more real, than horror.

What was the first suspense thriller film ever released? ›

One of the earliest thriller films was Harold Lloyd's comedy Safety Last! (1923), with a character performing a daredevil stunt on the side of a skyscraper.

What makes a good suspense movie? ›

Movies that operate on suspense give the audience a more objective perspective. Sometimes, this objective perspective allows the audience to know more information than characters do. This is otherwise known as dramatic irony. The result is anticipation as we wait for the character to learn the truth.

What is another word for thriller? ›

In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for thriller, like: gripping, whodunit, sci-fi, comedy-drama, actioner, rom-com, ghost-story, comedy, whodunnit, love story and black-comedy.

Is there an app like Shazam for movies? ›

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