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The Best Thriller Movies of 2007 

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Updated September 23, 2019 382 votes 44 voters 2k views 50 items

List of the best 2007 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 2007, 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 contains movies like No Country for Old Men and I Am Legend. This isn't necessarily a list of all thriller movies from 2007, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Kristen Hager, Sam Trammell, Reiko Aylesworth

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Strause, Colin Strause

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem is a 2007 American science-fiction horror film directed by the Brothers Strause, written by Shane Salerno, and starring Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, and John ...more

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Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti

Released: 2007

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION is again based on the wildly popular video game series and picks up where the last film left off. Alice (Milla Jovovich), now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again ...more

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Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

Released: 2007

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was ...more

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Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Planet Terror is a 2007 American action horror science-fiction film directed by Robert Rodriguez, about a group of people attempting to survive an onslaught of zombie-like creatures as they feud ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Ben Affleck and starring his brother Casey Affleck. The screenplay by Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard is based on the novel of ...more

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Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensue after a hunter (Josh Brolin) ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, + more

Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The double feature consists of two feature-length segments, ...more

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Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell

Released: 2007

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

This film is a 2007 American action-exploitation film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers on a psychopathic stunt man, Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell, who stalks ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

This film is a 2007 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film was written by Kelly Masterson, and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei and Albert Finney. The film unfolds ...more
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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 sequel ...more

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Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Redford

Lions for Lambs is a 2007 American drama film directed by Robert Redford about the connection between a platoon of United States soldiers in Afghanistan, a U.S. senator, a reporter, and a ...more
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Jess Weixler, Josh Pais, Nathan Parsons

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mitchell Lichtenstein

Teeth is a 2007 American black comedy horror film directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein. Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student (Jess Weixler) discovers she has a physical

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Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: James Mangold

3:10 to Yuma is a 2007 western film directed by James Mangold and produced by Cathy Konrad, and stars Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in the lead roles, with supporting performances by Peter ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Burton

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical slasher film directed by Tim Burton. It is an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning 1979 musical ...more

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Jodie Foster, Zoë Kravitz, Terrence Howard

Released: 2007

Directed by: Neil Jordan

The Brave One is a 2007 American psychological thriller film directed by Neil Jordan, produced by Joel Silver, and starring Jodie Foster. It was released in the United States on September 14, ...more
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Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong

Released: 2007

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Sunshine is a 2007 British science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. The film was adapted from a screenplay written by Alex Garland about the crew of a spacecraft on a dangerous ...more

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Gong Li, Kevin McKidd, Rhys Ifans

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Webber

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Hannibal Rising is a 2007 horror film and the fifth film of the Hannibal Lecter franchise. It is a prequel to the previous three films: Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs, and Hannibal. The ...more

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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

Released: 2007

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

Released: 2007

Directed by: Scott Frank

The Lookout is a 2007 film written and directed by Scott Frank, screenwriter of Out of Sight and Get Shorty, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, and Isla Fisher. The ...more
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George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

Michael Clayton is a 2007 American legal thriller film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, starring George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton and Sydney Pollack. The film chronicles the ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Fincher

Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery-thriller film directed by David Fincher and based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name. Zodiac tells the story of the manhunt for a person ...more

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Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

Released: 2007

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Mist is a 2007 American science fiction horror film based on the 1980 novella of the same name by Stephen King. The film was written and directed by Frank Darabont, who had previously ...more

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Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt

Released: 2007

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Funny Games is a 2007 psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Haneke, a remake of Haneke's 1997 Austrian film Funny Games. Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, and Brady ...more

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Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

Released: 2007

Directed by: Juan Antonio Bayona

The Orphanage is a 2007 Spanish horror film and the debut feature of Spanish filmmaker J. A. Bayona. The film stars Belén Rueda as Laura, Fernando Cayo as her husband, Carlos, and Roger ...more

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Shia LaBeouf, Viola Davis, Carrie-Anne Moss

Released: 2007

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

Disturbia is a 2007 American thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso. The film follows a teenager (Shia LaBeouf) who is placed on house arrest and begins to spy on his neighbors, thinking one of ...more

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