This is the list of Best Psychological Thriller Movies. Most of the psychological thriller movies resemble traditional suspense or thrillers films, only with a personal, internal antagonist rather than a traditional movie villain. This list contains the top psychological thrillers movies of all time, also this list created based on psychological thriller movies on Netflix.

Best Psychological Thriller Movies

Psycho, 1960 1. Psycho, 1960
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Marion disappears after stealing money from her employer. Her lover and sister try to find her and end up reaching the infamous Bates Motel, where they meet Norman Bates. Psycho is all time good psychological thriller movies
Memento, 2000 2. Memento, 2000
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Leonard Shelby, an insurance investigator, suffers from anterograde amnesia and uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife, which is the last thing he remembers. This is the great psychological thriller movies ever made
Seven, 1995 3. Seven, 1995
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A serial killer begins murdering people according to the seven deadly sins. Two detectives, one new to the city and the other about to retire, are tasked with apprehending the criminal. Seven is one of the top psychological thrillers
The Silence of the Lambs, 1991 4. The Silence of the Lambs, 1991
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Clarice Starling, an FBI agent, seeks help from Hannibal Lecter, a psychopathic serial killer, and former psychiatrist, in order to apprehend another serial killer who has been claiming female victims. The Silence of the Lambs is the top psychological thrillers movies
The Sixth Sense, 1999 5. The Sixth Sense, 1999
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Malcolm Crowe, child psychologist, starts treating a young boy who acts as a medium of communication between Crowe and a slew of unhappy spirits.
Shutter Island, 2010 6. Shutter Island, 2010
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Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule, two US marshals, are sent to an asylum on a remote island in order to investigate the disappearance of a patient, but Teddy uncovers a shocking truth about the place.
Black Swan, 2010 7. Black Swan, 2010
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Nina, a ballerina, gets the chance to play the White Swan, Princess Odette. But she finds herself slipping into madness when Thomas, the artistic director, decides that Lily might fit the role better.
The Shining, 1980 8. The Shining, 1980
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Jack and his family move into an isolated hotel with a violent past. Living in isolation, Jack begins to lose his sanity, which affects his family members.
Fight Club, 1999 9. Fight Club, 1999
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Discontented with his capitalistic lifestyle, a white-collared insomniac forms an underground fight club with Tyler, a careless soap salesman. The project soon spirals down into something sinister.
The Machinist, 2004 10. The Machinist, 2004
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Trevor, an insomniac lathe-operator who has not slept for months, experiences unusual occurrences at work and home. A strange man follows him everywhere, but no one else seems to notice him.
Vertigo, 1958 11. Vertigo, 1958
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Detective Scottie who suffers from acrophobia is hired to investigate the strange activities of an old friend’s wife. She commits suicide while Scottie becomes dangerously obsessed with her.
Inception, 2010 12. Inception, 2010
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Cobb steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. He is wanted for his alleged role in his wife’s murder and his only chance at redemption is to perform the impossible, an inception.
Gone Girl, 2014 13. Gone Girl, 2014
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Nick Dunne discovers that the entire media focus has shifted on him when his wife Amy Dunne disappears on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary.
Jacob's Ladder, 1990 14. Jacob’s Ladder, 1990
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After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie (Elizabeth Peña), and ex-wife, Sarah (Patricia Kalember), try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer’s chiropractor friend, Louis (Danny Aiello), fails to reach him as he descends into madness.
The Game, 1997 15. The Game, 1997
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A banker receives a strange birthday gift from his brother. When he actually utilizes the gift, he falls in trouble.
Saw, 2004 16. Saw, 2004
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Two men awaken to find themselves on the opposite sides of a dead body, each with specific instructions to kill the other or face consequences. These two are the latest victims of the Jigsaw Killer.
Rear Window, 1954 17. Rear Window, 1954
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Professional photographer Jeff is stuck in his apartment, recuperating from a broken leg. Out of boredom, he begins to spy on his neighbors and comes across a shocking revelation.
The Prestige, 2006 18. The Prestige, 2006
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Two friends and fellow magicians become bitter enemies after a sudden tragedy. As they devote themselves to this rivalry, they make sacrifices that bring them fame but with terrible consequences.
Mulholland Drive, 2001 19. Mulholland Drive, 2001
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A dark-haired woman (Laura Elena Harring) is left amnesiac after a car crash. She wanders the streets of Los Angeles in a daze before taking refuge in an apartment. There she is discovered by Betty (Naomi Watts), a wholesome Midwestern blonde who has come to the City of Angels seeking fame as an actress. Together, the two attempt to solve the mystery of Rita’s true identity. The story is set in a dream-like Los Angeles, spoilt neither by traffic jams nor smog.
Taxi Driver, 1976 20. Taxi Driver, 1976
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Travis, an ex-marine and Vietnam veteran who works as a taxi driver in New York City, is driven to save a preadolescent prostitute from her pimp in an effort to clean the city of its sleaze.
The Others, 2001 21. The Others, 2001
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Grace moves into a new house with her two photosensitive children in Jersey. When a series of inexplicable events occur, Grace starts believing that her house is haunted.
American Psycho, 2000 22. American Psycho, 2000
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Patrick Bateman, a wealthy investment banker, hides his psychopathic ego from his friends. Later, his illogical fantasies escalate and he submits to an uncontrollable bloodlust.
Hard Candy, 2005 23. Hard Candy, 2005
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Hayley (Ellen Page) is a precocious teenager who goes to a coffee shop to meet Jeff (Patrick Wilson), the photographer she met on the Internet. Jeff thinks he is in for a real treat, but Hayley plays a trick on him. After drugging Jeff and tying him down, Hayley reveals that she knows Jeff preys on teenage girls and she has a plan to wring a confession from him.
Best Psychological Thriller Movies 24. Primal Fear, 1996
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Young altar boy Aaron Stampler’s life changes when he is accused of murdering a priest. Things take a turn when renowned lawyer Martin Vail decides to take up his case. This is the movies psychological thrillers
Donnie Darko, 2001 25. Donnie Darko, 2001
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Donnie Darko, an awkward teenager, befriends Frank, a figure in a bunny costume only he can see, who informs Donnie that the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds.

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