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List of the best 2003 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 2003, 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, like Kill Bill Volume 1 and X2. This isn't necessarily a list of all thriller movies from 2003, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Runaway Jury Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman

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Kill Bill Volume 1 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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Infernal Affairs II Carina Lau, Edison Chen, Anthony Wong

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Mystic River Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Pumwaree Yodkamol

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Oldboy Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su

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21 Grams Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro

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Saw Leigh Whannell, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis

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The Hunted Johnny Cash, Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio del Toro

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Dreamcatcher Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

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Underworld Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller

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Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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Tears of the Sun Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

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The Matrix Reloaded Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Gothika Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz

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Bad Boys II Megan Fox, Will Smith, Dan Marino

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The Core Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West

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The Haunted Mansion Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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Wonderland Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

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Phone Booth Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Jared Leto

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Freddy vs. Jason Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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Final Destination 2 Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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The Matrix Revolutions Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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The Human Stain Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Anthony Hopkins

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The Recruit Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

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X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou

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Dogville Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, John Hurt

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House of the Dead Erica Durance, Clint Howard, Enuka Okuma

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Daredevil Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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11:14 Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze, Rachael Leigh Cook

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Open Water Saul Stein, Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel

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Timeline Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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The Rundown Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne Johnson, Rosario Dawson

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The Life of David Gale Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Melissa McCarthy

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S.W.A.T. Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

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The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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Johnny English John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Rowan Atkinson

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Basic John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Roselyn Sánchez

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Paycheck Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti

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National Security Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts, Jeff Ross

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Memories of Murder Song Kang-Ho, Park Hae-il, Kim Roi-ha

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Matchstick Men Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill

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The Missing Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer

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Identity Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina

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2 Fast 2 Furious Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris