films The Best Thriller Movies of 2006  

186 votes 31 voters 50 items Follow Embed

List of the best 2006 thriller movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These thrillers take you on a ride full of action, suspense, and anticipation of what's going to happen next. These are all the thriller movies that defined the year 2006, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

This list below has everything from The Departed to X-Men: The Last Stand. This isn't necessarily a list of all thriller movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

1
+ - 11 0
Ranker Video v
Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

The Best British Thriller Movies The Best Paranormal Movies Streaming on Hulu

2
+ - 13 3
Ranker Video v
The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

3
+ - 7 1
Ranker Video v
The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

4
+ - 8 2
Ranker Video v
The Lives of Others Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck

5
+ - 9 3
Ranker Video v
Children of Men Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

6
+ - 8 3
Ranker Video v
Inside Man Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

7
+ - 8 3
Ranker Video v
Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

8
+ - 8 4
Ranker Video v
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

9
+ - 6 2
Ranker Video v
The Da Vinci Code Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou

10
+ - 5 1
Ranker Video v
The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

11
+ - 5 2
Ranker Video v
Lady in the Water Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan

12
+ - 4 1
Ranker Video v
Apocalypto Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

13
+ - 4 2
Ranker Video v
The Last King of Scotland Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy

14
+ - 4 2
Ranker Video v
The Black Dahlia Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

15
+ - 3 1
Ranker Video v
The Hills Have Eyes Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine

The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors The 12 Most Extreme Actor Transformations

16
+ - 3 1
Ranker Video v
Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

17
+ - 2 0
Ranker Video v
Saw III Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg

18
+ - 2 0
Ranker Video v
Southland Tales Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson

19
+ - 3 2
Ranker Video v
The Illusionist Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

20
+ - 2 1
Ranker Video v
When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

21
+ - 2 1
Ranker Video v
Stay Alive Sophia Bush, Frankie Muniz, Milo Ventimiglia

22
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

23
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
See No Evil Kane, Rachael Taylor, Craig Horner

24
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Crank Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

25
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Black Christmas Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

26
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Underworld: Evolution Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

27
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Final Destination 3 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Cory Monteith, Tony Todd

28
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird

29
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
DOA: Dead or Alive Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash, Sarah Carter

Full List of Judge Judy Episodes The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

30
+ - 1 0
Ranker Video v
Déjà Vu Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

31
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

32
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
The Host Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho

33
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
The Wicker Man Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

34
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
Basic Instinct 2 Sharon Stone, Charlotte Rampling, Hugh Dancy

35
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
Idiocracy Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface

36
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
The Covenant Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Taylor Kitsch

37
+ - 1 1
Ranker Video v
X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

38
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
All the King's Men Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

39
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
Firewall Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

40
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
Running Scared Paul Walker, Elizabeth Mitchell, Vera Farmiga

41
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
Ultraviolet Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright

42
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
Paprika Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

43
+ - 0 0
Ranker Video v
Big Momma's House 2 Kat Dennings, Chloë Grace Moretz, Martin Lawrence

44
+ - 1 2
Ranker Video v
Miami Vice Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

45
+ - 1 2
Ranker Video v
The Omen Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow

46
+ - 0 1
Ranker Video v
Snakes on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch

47
+ - 0 1
Ranker Video v
Poseidon Emmy Rossum, Fergie, Kurt Russell

48
+ - 0 1
Ranker Video v
Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

49
+ - 0 1
Ranker Video v
Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

50
+ - 0 1
Ranker Video v
Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan