10 Psychological Thrillers Movies That Will Take Your Breath Away

We’ve listed psychological thriller movies that will make you shiver. They are all great movies that work with dense and sullen plots, capturing diverse themes such as disturbed tenants, memorable plot twists, characters that disappear without a trace and etc, always cherishing historical resolutions that impact the viewer. Let’s go to the list!


10º – Side Effects (Steven Soderbergh, 2013)The film bears the story of a young woman who, after suffering from depression and attempting suicide, is sent to a psychiatrist to begin treatment. However, after receiving a new medication, a tragedy will invade the young woman’s life. ‘Side Effects’ raises a gloomy atmosphere to the events exposed to each scene, using a story permeated by twists and good performances of its cast.


9º – Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010)In the mid-1950s, a government agent was sent to a secret island to investigate the disappearance of a killer from a psychiatric institution. Instead, the agent will see that his time there would be less pleasant than he had thought, having his life and his sanity put at risk. Directed by Martin Scorsese, ‘Shutter Island’ manages to engage the viewer with its mysterious plot, bringing as a high point one of the great plot twists of the 21st century.


8º – The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992)Captured by the IRA group, a British soldier ends up making friends with one of the terrorists, revealing details of his life to the man. The film gains its substance after this soldier’s execution, focusing on the IRA’s journey to go after fragments of his unlikely friend’s life. Intelligent, ‘The Crying Game’ has a more rhythmic rhythm for triggering scenes, working with story element assertively, and preparing the viewer for their unique final outcome.

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