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Must-Watch Mystery/Thriller Movies!

If you're someone looking to unwind from a long day or loves to host movie nights this blog post is everything you've been looking for!

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Must Watch Mystery/Thriller Movies

Mystery and Thriller movies have always been one of the most liked genres and we see so many films produced in this realm but not everyone can nail it, So I have rounded up 7 must-watch Mystery/Thriller movies that will leave your heart racing from the comfort of your couch.



Knives Out (Rian Jhonson- 2019)


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This complicated comedy-mystery begins as a cat and mouse game to hunt for the one who caused the mysterious death of someone with multimillion dollars and who next inherits the million dollars in the dysfunctional wealthy family. The story is a classic comedic unit following the web full of lies and secrets of the family who have their backs against each other. The story takes on as one anonymous member of the family decides to hire a detective to figure out who is responsible for Harlan's death and to untangle this web full of suspects once and for all.


Ratings: 7.9/10 IMDb

Genre: Mystery/Comedy

Audience: U/A (Universal Audience)


Gone Girl (David Fincher- 2014)


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Gone Girl is a page-to-screen adaptation based on Gillian Flynn's novel. This movie couldn't be a better example of a marriage gone wrong as Amy Dune goes missing and her husband, Nick is one of the lead suspects who looks guilty with every passing day. Watch the movie to find out was she kidnapped? Is she alive? did Nick kill her? or is the reality much worse?


Ratings: 8.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller/Mystery

Audience: A (Restricted to Adults)






The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright- 2021)


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This movie is based on Amy Adams an agoraphobic child psychologist who gets involved with a perfect family across the street through her windows in New york city. Her life turns upside down when she witnesses a perfect crime across the street through her glass windows but the difficulty in the situation arises as you decide if she is a reliable witness or not. The woman in the Window is based on a best-selling novel by Tracy Letts which was then turned into a Netflix movie earlier this year.


Ratings:5.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller/Mystery

Audience: A (Restricted to Adults)



Run (Aneesh Chaganty- 2020)

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The storyline follows Diane Sherman, a mentally unstable mother and her physically challenged isolated teenage daughter Chloe Sherman, who starts to discover her mother's past where she unravels every lie she was ever told. Chloe starts pushing her mother away and plans to escape from her as she realizes her mother's love is putting her in a life-threatening situation.


Ratings: 6.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller/Mystery

Audience: U/A (Universal Audience)


Greta (Neil Jordan- 2018)

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Frances finds an unattended green leather bag on the New York subway and immediately decides to return it and finds her way to a French piano teacher who loves tea and classical music. The story follows interactions between these two characters until everything just starts to go wrong. You watch and decide if that green bag was an invitation or a ticking time bomb.


Ratings: 6/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller/Drama

Audience: A (Restricted to Adults)


Orphan (Jaume Collet-Serra- 2009)


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After the loss of their unborn baby, this couple decides to adopt this angelic little girl they felt close to at the orphanage named Esther. She was welcomed into their home and was surrounded by love and warmth but just then Kate (The Mother) starts suspecting that Ester had something to do with the horrifying events that unfolded in their home and realized that Esther's angelic face isn't so angelic after all.


Ratings: 7/10 IMDb

Genre: Horror/Mystery & Thriller

Audience: A (Restricted to Adults)



The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell-2020)


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A crazy scientist who uses his knowledge and power to get revenge on his Ex-girlfriend he stalks and terrorizes her on a daily basis. She decides to complain to law enforcement but with no proof, nobody believes her, which makes her take matters into her own hands to get rid of this "Invisible Man" once and for all.


Ratings: 7.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Horror/Mystery & Thriller

Audience: A (Restricted to Adults)



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