Top 100 Thriller Movies of 2021

1City of Lies reviews, watch and download

City of Lies

April 9, 2021

Disgraced L.A.P.D. detective, Russell Poole (Depp), is a beaten man, unable to solve his biggest case - the murders of music icons Tupac Shakur and The Notoriou...

2Bridget Jones's Diary reviews, watch and download

Bridget Jones's Diary

April 13, 2001

Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger (Best Supporting Actress, Cold Mountain, Chicago) and Hugh Grant (Love Actually) star in a delightful comedy about the ups...

3Slumdog Millionaire reviews, watch and download

Slumdog Millionaire

March 31, 2009

When a penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai comes within one question of winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Who Wants To ...

4Sully reviews, watch and download

Sully

December 20, 2016

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters ...

5The Hurt Locker reviews, watch and download

The Hurt Locker

July 31, 2009

When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge by r...

6Titanic reviews, watch and download

Titanic

December 19, 1997

Experience Academy Award-winning director James Cameronʼs epic masterpiece Titanic like never before. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet shine in this unforget...

7L.A. Confidential reviews, watch and download

L.A. Confidential

September 19, 1997

Los Angeles, 1953. Just beneath the glamorous veneer of Hollywood gossip and movie stars lies a crime-ridden city corrupt to its core. Now, while investigating ...

8Joker reviews, watch and download

Joker

October 3, 2019

Joker" is all about the famous archenemy, an original, independent story you've never seen before on the big screen. Besides, the journey to explore Arthur Flic...

9WarGames reviews, watch and download

WarGames

June 3, 1983

A teenager, bored by traditional high school subjects like biology but fascinated by computers, accidentally taps into the Pentagon's top-secret computer...the ...

10Braveheart reviews, watch and download

Braveheart

May 24, 1995

A richly detailed saga of power, passion, and the fight for freedom with Mel Gibson as William Wallace, a bold Scotsman who rallies his countrymen to liberation...

11Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) reviews, watch and download

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

May 10, 2005

Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne lead an all-star cast, including John Leguizamo, Ja Rule and Drea de Matteo, in the explosive, action-packed thriller, Assaul...

12Heaven Is for Real reviews, watch and download

Heaven Is for Real

April 16, 2014

Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, Heaven is for Real brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find t...

131917 reviews, watch and download

1917

December 25, 2019

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to this World War I epic. At the height of the Firs...

14Lone Survivor reviews, watch and download

Lone Survivor

December 25, 2013

Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, Lone Survivor tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a covert miss...

15The Age of Adaline reviews, watch and download

The Age of Adaline

April 24, 2015

Blake Lively is captivating as Adaline, a 29-year-old who survives a near-death experience and from that day on, never grows older. Adaline guards her secret an...

16The Dark Knight Rises reviews, watch and download

The Dark Knight Rises

July 20, 2012

Christopher Nolan returns to complete the Gotham trilogy that launched with Batman Begins and reached the stratosphere with the billion dollar blockbuster The D...

17Lords of Dogtown reviews, watch and download

Lords of Dogtown

June 3, 2005

"Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed th...

18Straight Outta Compton reviews, watch and download

Straight Outta Compton

August 14, 2015

Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how five young cultural rebels - armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent - stood up to the ...

19Life of Pi reviews, watch and download

Life of Pi

November 21, 2012

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this visual masterpiece from Oscar® Winner Ang Lee (Directing, Brokeback Mountain, 2005), based on the best-selling no...

20Crash reviews, watch and download

Crash

April 26, 2005

Winner of 3 Academy Awards including BEST PICTURE! CRASH takes place in the diverse metropolis of Los Angeles and challenges audiences to confront their prejudi...

21The Fate of the Furious reviews, watch and download

The Fate of the Furious

April 14, 2017

Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez lead an all-star cast as the global blockbuster franchise delivers its most action-packed, high octane adrenal...

22Fifty Shades of Grey reviews, watch and download

Fifty Shades of Grey

February 13, 2015

The worldwide phenomenon comes to life in Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in the iconic roles of Anastasia Steele and Christian G...

23Pinocchio (2020) reviews, watch and download

Pinocchio (2020)

December 25, 2020

Nominated for two 2020 Oscars® and starring Oscar®-winner Roberto Benigni as Gepetto, the enchantingly reimagined Pinocchio is the timeless tale of a puppet w...

24A Star Is Born (2018) reviews, watch and download

A Star Is Born (2018)

October 5, 2018

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dre...

25Freaky reviews, watch and download

Freaky

November 13, 2020

Prepare for a Freaky take on the body-swap movie which only Blumhouse (makers of Happy Death Day & The Purge Franchise) could bring: a teenage girl switches bod...

26The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration reviews, watch and download

The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration

March 24, 1972

Francis Ford Coppola's epic masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar ®-winning role*as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a c...

27Requiem for a Dream (Director's Cut) reviews, watch and download

Requiem for a Dream (Director's Cut)

October 6, 2000

Darren Aronofsky directs Oscar® winners Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, and Ellen Burstyn in this hypnotic tale of four people each pursuing thei...

28The Accountant (2016) reviews, watch and download

The Accountant (2016)

January 23, 2017

Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance ...

29Let Him Go reviews, watch and download

Let Him Go

November 6, 2020

Following the tragic loss of their son, retired sheriff George Blackledge (Kevin Costner) and his wife Margaret (Diane Lane) leave their Montana ranch to rescue...

30Me Before You reviews, watch and download

Me Before You

June 3, 2016

Young and quirky Louisa "Lou" Clark (Emilia Clarke) moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test w...

31The Blind Side reviews, watch and download

The Blind Side

November 20, 2009

Oscar-winners Sandra Bullock and Kathy Bates, and country singing star Tim McGraw headline this deeply moving adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller about a...

32Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri reviews, watch and download

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

November 10, 2017

Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’...

33The Godfather Part II: The Coppola Restoration reviews, watch and download

The Godfather Part II: The Coppola Restoration

December 20, 1974

This brilliant companion piece to the original The Godfather continues the saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family. Coppola tells...

34The Imitation Game reviews, watch and download

The Imitation Game

November 28, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's SHERLOCK, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS) shines as real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing. THE IMITATION GAME ...

35The Wolf of Wall Street reviews, watch and download

The Wolf of Wall Street

December 25, 2013

Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese that critics are calling "a masterpiece for a new...

36Jojo Rabbit reviews, watch and download

Jojo Rabbit

October 18, 2019

Writer director Taika Waititi, brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely Germa...

37Sicario reviews, watch and download

Sicario

September 18, 2015

From the director of PRISONERS comes this taut, critically acclaimed thriller filled with pulse-pounding suspense. After an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) i...

38Saving Private Ryan reviews, watch and download

Saving Private Ryan

July 24, 1998

Steven Spielberg directed this powerful, realistic re-creation of WWII's D-day invasion and the immediate aftermath. The story opens with a prologue in which a ...

39Green Book reviews, watch and download

Green Book

November 21, 2018

Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali star in Green Book, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race...

40Fast Times At Ridgemont High reviews, watch and download

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

August 13, 1982

Academy Award®-winner Sean Penn leads an all-star cast (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Judge Reinhold, Ray Walston) in this hilarious portrayal of a group...

41Fifty Shades Freed reviews, watch and download

Fifty Shades Freed

February 9, 2018

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the worldwide bestselling ...

42Crisis reviews, watch and download

Crisis

February 26, 2021

A drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation. An architect recovering from an oxycodone addiction tracks down the truth behind her son...

43American Gangster (Unrated Extended Edition) reviews, watch and download

American Gangster (Unrated Extended Edition)

February 19, 2008

Academy Award® winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe team with director Ridley Scott (Gladiator) for an epic story as powerful as it is true. Armed with ...

44Last Holiday reviews, watch and download

Last Holiday

May 2, 2006

Enjoy yourself ... it's later than you think! It's advice to follow for shy New Orleans cookware salesclerk Georgia Byrd (Oscar nominee Queen Latifah) when her ...

45Dead Poets Society reviews, watch and download

Dead Poets Society

June 2, 1989

In an age defined by crew cuts, sport coats, and cheerless conformity, he not only broke the mold ... he reinvented it. Academy Award® winner Robin Williams (B...

46The Equalizer reviews, watch and download

The Equalizer

September 26, 2014

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet l...

47Us (2019) reviews, watch and download

Us (2019)

March 22, 2019

From Academy Award®-winning visionary Jordan Peele comes another original nightmare. Starring Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave) and Winston Duke...

48Promising Young Woman reviews, watch and download

Promising Young Woman

December 25, 2020

From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman.....

49Venom reviews, watch and download

Venom

October 5, 2018

Tom Hardy stars as the lethal protector and anti-hero Venom - one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and complex characters.

50Schindler's List reviews, watch and download

Schindler's List

December 15, 1993

One of the most historically significant films of all time, Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List is a powerful story whose lessons of courage and faith conti...

51American Sniper reviews, watch and download

American Sniper

December 25, 2014

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield ...

52The Big Short reviews, watch and download

The Big Short

December 11, 2015

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold inv...

53Midway reviews, watch and download

Midway

November 8, 2019

MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Th...

54Australia reviews, watch and download

Australia

April 27, 2009

A romantic action-adventure epic set in Australia prior to World War II that centers on an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) who inherits a large ranch. When ...

55Good Will Hunting reviews, watch and download

Good Will Hunting

January 9, 1998

A true motion picture phenomenon, this triumphant story was nominated for 9 Academy Awards® -- winning Oscars for Robin Williams (Best Supporting Actor) and ho...

56Gladiator reviews, watch and download

Gladiator

May 5, 2000

A stunning historical epic that follows Maximus Decimus Meridius, the brave general who was forced into slavery, emerged as a gladiator, and defied an empire. W...

57Bohemian Rhapsody reviews, watch and download

Bohemian Rhapsody

November 2, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and conventio...

58Under the Tuscan Sun reviews, watch and download

Under the Tuscan Sun

September 26, 2003

From the studio that brought you Sweet Home Alabama comes the extraordinary romantic comedy starring Academy Award (R) nominee Diane Lane (2002 Best Actress, Un...

59Fifty Shades Darker reviews, watch and download

Fifty Shades Darker

February 10, 2017

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “F...

60The Man Who Sold His Skin reviews, watch and download

The Man Who Sold His Skin

April 2, 2021

Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his li...

61Another Round reviews, watch and download

Another Round

December 4, 2020

Four friends, all teachers at various stages of middle age, are stuck in a rut. Unable to share their passions either at school or at home, they embark on an au...

62Pride & Prejudice (2005) reviews, watch and download

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

November 11, 2005

One of the greatest love stories of all time, Pride & Prejudice, comes to the screen in a glorious new adaptation starring Keira Knightley. When Elizabeth Benne...

63Night of the Sicario reviews, watch and download

Night of the Sicario

April 16, 2021

Natasha Henstridge (Species) and Costas Mandylor (Saw Franchise) star in this action-packed, suspenseful thriller that will shock you at every turn. While trans...

6412 Years a Slave reviews, watch and download

12 Years a Slave

October 18, 2013

From director Steve McQueen and based on Solomon Northup’s astonishing true story comes this powerful winner of three 2013 Academy Awards®, including Best Pi...

65Jurassic World reviews, watch and download

Jurassic World

June 12, 2015

The Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing actual dinosaurs, but something ferocious lurks behind the park's attractions – ...

66The Great Gatsby (2013) reviews, watch and download

The Great Gatsby (2013)

May 10, 2013

The uniquely imaginative Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, Australia) tackles F. Scott Fitzgerald'’s landmark novel, The Great Gatsby, with blockbuster star Leonard...

67The Mauritanian reviews, watch and download

The Mauritanian

February 12, 2021

Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is the inspiring true story of S...

68The Revenant reviews, watch and download

The Revenant

December 25, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this visceral, epic adventure inspired by true events from writer-director Alejandro G. Iñárritu. While on a hunting expedition in ...

69No Country for Old Men reviews, watch and download

No Country for Old Men

November 21, 2007

Acclaimed filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen deliver their most gripping and ambitious film yet in this sizzling and supercharged actionthriller. When a man stumble...

70News of the World reviews, watch and download

News of the World

December 25, 2020

Five years after the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks) moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the...

71Captain Phillips reviews, watch and download

Captain Phillips

October 11, 2013

Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Based on a true sto...

72Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom reviews, watch and download

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

June 22, 2018

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful series in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event...

73The Hundred-Foot Journey reviews, watch and download

The Hundred-Foot Journey

August 8, 2014

In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their nat...

74Birdman reviews, watch and download

Birdman

October 17, 2014

Michael Keaton joins Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis and Naomi Watts in this riveting film about fame, fantasy and life’s failures. When a former...

75The Descendants reviews, watch and download

The Descendants

November 16, 2011

From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, THE DESCENDANTS is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King ...

76The Judge reviews, watch and download

The Judge

October 16, 2014

Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes movies) stars as a successful attorney who returns to his childhood home for his mother's funeral, only to discove...

77Ford v Ferrari reviews, watch and download

Ford v Ferrari

November 15, 2019

Academy Award® Winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in FORD v FERRARI, based on the true story of visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) ...

78Sicario: Day of the Soldado reviews, watch and download

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

June 29, 2018

Federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro) to escalate the drug war in unscrupulous ways.

79Forrest Gump reviews, watch and download

Forrest Gump

July 6, 1994

Tom Hanks gives an astonishing performance as Forrest, an everyman whose simple innocence comes to embody a generation. Alongside his mamma (Sally Field), his b...

80Freedom Writers reviews, watch and download

Freedom Writers

January 5, 2007

Assigned the thankless task of teaching freshman English at a gang-infested Long Beach, CA high school, a 23-year-old teacher resorts to unconventional means of...

81Parasite reviews, watch and download

Parasite

October 11, 2019

Meet the Park family, the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses ar...

82Spider-Man: Homecoming reviews, watch and download

Spider-Man: Homecoming

July 7, 2017

Spider-Man [Tom Holland] begins to navigate his new identity as the web-slinging super hero under the watchful eye of his mentor Tony Stark.

83Furious 7 reviews, watch and download

Furious 7

April 3, 2015

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast across the globe in their most gravity-defying and emotional adventure yet. Targeted by a col...

84Pulp Fiction reviews, watch and download

Pulp Fiction

October 14, 1994

Critics and audiences worldwide hailed PULP FICTION as the star-studded picture that redefined cinema in the 20th Century. Writer/director Quentin Tarantino (Ac...

85Fear reviews, watch and download

Fear

April 12, 1996

First love can be innocent or intense, intoxicating...or insatiable. Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon and Alyssa Milano star in this riveting suspense-thriller ...

86The French Connection reviews, watch and download

The French Connection

October 9, 1971

The French Connection is William Friedkin's gritty, Oscar®-winning police drama where two tough New York City cops try to intercept a huge heroin shipment comi...

87The Grand Budapest Hotel reviews, watch and download

The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 7, 2014

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The sto...

88Scarface (1983) reviews, watch and download

Scarface (1983)

December 9, 1983

In the spring of 1980, the port at Mariel Harbor was opened, and thousands set sail for the United States. They came in search of the American Dream. One of the...

89The Maze Runner reviews, watch and download

The Maze Runner

September 19, 2014

In this thrilling action-adventure based on the best-selling novel, a teenager named Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive, ever-changing maze ...

90Wonder reviews, watch and download

Wonder

November 17, 2017

Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie Pullman becomes the most unlikely of heroes when h...

91Nomadland reviews, watch and download

Nomadland

February 19, 2021

Following the closure of a gypsum mine in the rural Nevada town she calls home, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road. Exploring life ...

92Our Friend reviews, watch and download

Our Friend

January 22, 2021

Our Friend tells the inspiring and extraordinary true story of the Teague family – journalist Matt (Casey Affleck), his vibrant wife Nicole (Dakota Johnson) a...

9376 Days reviews, watch and download

76 Days

March 5, 2021

On January 23rd, 2020, China locked down Wuhan, a city of 11 million, to combat the emerging COVID-19 outbreak. Set deep inside the frontlines of the crisis in ...

94Get Out reviews, watch and download

Get Out

February 24, 2017

When Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a young African-American man, visits his white girlfriend's (Allison Williams) family estate, he becomes ensnared in the more sinis...

95Max Payne (Unrated) reviews, watch and download

Max Payne (Unrated)

January 20, 2009

Get maximum mind-blowing action in this special unrated edition of Max Payne! Mark Wahlberg delivers an explosive performance in this action-packed thriller bas...

96Divergent reviews, watch and download

Divergent

March 21, 2014

Based on the worldwide bestseller, DIVERGENT is a thrilling action-adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on huma...

97Song of the Sea (2014) reviews, watch and download

Song of the Sea (2014)

December 19, 2014

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated The Secret of Kells comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the...

98The King of Staten Island reviews, watch and download

The King of Staten Island

June 12, 2020

Judd Apatow (Trainwreck, Knocked Up & The 40-Year-Old Virgin) directs Saturday Night Live breakout Pete Davidson in a bracing comedy about love, loss and laught...

99Shiva Baby reviews, watch and download

Shiva Baby

April 2, 2021

Stuck in post-grad ennui, Danielle is fine living off of her sugar daddy Max and lying to family about her revenue source. But her worlds clash at a shiva with ...

100Love Sarah reviews, watch and download

Love Sarah

January 15, 2021

Determined to fulfill her late mother's dream of opening a bakery in charming Notting Hill, 19-year-old Clarissa enlists the help of her mother's best friend Is...

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