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Top rated Thriller movies with an intricate plot

Check out today’s highest ranked Thriller movies with an intricate plot! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best Thriller movies with an intricate plot, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Nov 24 2020

1 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dramatic turn
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated

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2 Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

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2009-08-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    almost comical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good story

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3 Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to score the cash, Danny risks his chances of reconciling with ex-wife, Tess.

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2001-12-07 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

George Clooney, Brad Pitt

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    top-notch casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with dull moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    solid entertainment

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4 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #4 for
    biblical proportion
  3. Ranked #5 for
    extremely difficult

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5 Snowden (2016)

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

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2016-09-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    hot button
  2. Ranked #3 for
    law abiding character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    overreaching

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6 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall
  2. Ranked #1 for
    customary style directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more polished

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7 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    invasive voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sterling performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    persuasive acting

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8 The Lives of Others (2006)

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

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2006-03-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning
  2. Ranked #3 for
    omnipresent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    left unrevealed

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9 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

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2011-09-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Gary Oldman, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat tedious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    talent on display
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top-ranking

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10 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blindsided
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting

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