What are the best thriller movies on Amazon Prime Video? The 12 titles below feature George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Jessica Chastain, Alia Bhat, Abhai Deol and Parvati. They come from directors such as David Fincher, Steven Soderbergh, Katherine Bigelow, Manny Ratnam, Sriram Ragavan, Megna Gulzar and Lee Chang-dong. “⭐” means editor selection.
You can find more thrillers in our list of the best movies. If you are looking for more movies on Amazon Prime Video, we have recommendations for some other genres that you should consider.
- Burning (2018)
An ambitious young writer (Yoo Ah-in) begins to fear for the safety of a childhood classmate (Jeon Jong-seo), with whom he recently met, after she returned home from a trip abroad with a mysterious young man (Steven Yeun) with a strange hobby. In fact, it is a matter of classicism in modern Korea.
- Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)
Screenwriter-director Kartik Naren was only 22 years old when he performed this triumph in Tamil neo-noir for a retired police officer (Rahman), telling how he lost his leg while investigating the mysterious death of a couple. Praised for the direction and writing and attention to visual images.
- Gone Girl (2014)⭐
Based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel and directed by David Fincher, the embarrassed husband (Ben Affleck) becomes the prime suspect in the sudden mysterious disappearance of his wife (Rosamund Pike).
- Johnny Gadaar (2007)
A decade before Andhadhun did, screenwriter-director Sriram Raghavan gave us this neo-noir thriller, adapted from the 1963 French film Symphony pour un Massacre. Neil Nitin Mukesh made his acting debut with Darmendra, Rimi Sen, Vinay Patak and Zakir Hussein – no, not the backgammon legend.
- Maanagar (2017)
The crises befell several young people – a taxi driver interviewed by BPO and a hot lover – whose lives are interconnected after arriving in a big city in this Tamil-language thriller. Feature debut for director Lokesh Kanagaraj.
- Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)
Abhai Deol directs the cast of this neo-noir thriller, which openly acknowledges it Chinatown inspiration as he follows a public works engineer and an amateur detective (Deol), whom the minister’s wife pays to gather evidence of her husband’s affair, unaware that he has been used as a pawn in a larger conspiracy. Praised by critics, although the audience failed to appreciate it.
- Ocean’s Eleven (2001)⭐
In this first of Steven Soderbergh’s trilogy, an ensemble featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, Danny Ocean (Clooney) and his eleven associates plan to rob three casinos in Las Vegas at once.
- Raazi (2018)
Based on real-life events described in Harinder Sikka’s 2008 novel Calling Sehmat, Alia Bhatt plays an undercover agent in a Kashmiri RAW who marries a Pakistani military family to spy on the enemy before and after during the Indo-Pakist War in 1971. Some critics found it incredible.
- Rose (1992)
Before Dil Se .. and BombayManny Ratnam’s study of human relationships against the background of politics began with this Tamil-language film about a bride who moves to Kashmir and struggles to find her husband after he is abducted by Kashmiri separatists.
- The City (2010)
While a group of lifelong friends from Boston are planning a major recent robbery in Fenway Park, one of them (Ben Affleck) falls in love with a hostage (Rebecca Hall) from an earlier robbery, complicating matters. John Ham, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, co-star.
- Virus (2019)
Created amid the outbreak of the Nipah virus in 2018 in the Indian state of Kerala, people from various walks of life are coming together to limit its spread in this compelling Malayalam thriller. The first, Tovino Thomas and the star of Revati.
- Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Osama bin Laden’s ten-year international search is the focus of this Catherine Bigelow thriller, dramatized as needed to keep CIA intelligence analyst (Jessica Chastain) at the center of the story.