Top rated Thriller movies with vivid portrayal

Check out today’s highest ranked Thriller movies with vivid portrayal! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best Thriller movies with vivid portrayal, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 22 July (2018)

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

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2018-10-05 | History / Drama

Cast

Jonas Strand Gravli, Anders Danielsen Lie

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    detailed account
  2. Ranked #2 for
    painting vivid picture
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good outweighing bad

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2 Catch a Fire (2006)

The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an attempt to bomb the plant, with the injustice transforming the apolitical worker into a radicalised insurgent, who then carries out his own successful sabotage mission.

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2006-10-27 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tim Robbins, Derek Luke

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #563 for
    regularly directed
  3. Ranked #664 for
    memorable quote

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3 Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)

Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories and headlines in newspapers throughout the country, forever leaving Lizzie Borden’s name in infamy.

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2014-01-25 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #342 for
    left unsolved
  3. Ranked #647 for
    depicting social justice

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4 Snowtown (2011)

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

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2011-05-16 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #76 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #129 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #249 for
    random killing

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5 The Painted Bird (2019)

A young boy wanders Eastern Europe during World War II.

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2019-09-12 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Petr Kotlár, Nina Šunevič

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    act of cruelty
  2. Ranked #5 for
    punishing
  3. Ranked #6 for
    grisly image

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6 Septembers of Shiraz (2015)

In this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author Dalia Sofer, a secular Jewish family is caught up in the maelstrom of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

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2015-09-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Adrien Brody, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #98 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #178 for
    workaholic
  3. Ranked #200 for
    for Catholic contemplation

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7 Kajaki (2014)

British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.

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2014-11-12 | Thriller / War

Cast

Mark Stanley, Malachi Kirby

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unique cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cliche dialogue
  3. Ranked #4 for
    brutally realistic

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8 The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

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2016-09-19 | War / Drama

Cast

Jamie Dornan, Guillaume Canet

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    cast of mostly unknown actors
  2. Ranked #8 for
    unsavory character
  3. Ranked #15 for
    embattled character

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9 '71 (2014)

A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.

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2014-10-10 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    smooth ride
  2. Ranked #4 for
    contentious
  3. Ranked #4 for
    equally compelling

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10 Hotel Mumbai (2019)

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Info

2019-03-14 | Thriller / History

Cast

Dev Patel, Armie Hammer

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly suspenseful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dramatized
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nail-biting

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