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The Best Thrillers Of The 2010s Decade

Updated January 3, 2020 12.7k votes 515 voters 8.3k views107 items

List RulesVote up the thrillers you love that were released between 2010-2019.

What are the best thriller movies of the decade? That's what this list will determine with help from you. Below, you'll find a comprehensive collection of titles that were released during the 2010s. Through your votes, the thrillers that are most memorable and exciting will rise to the top. Aside from being able to support your favorite films, you might also be able to discover some good recommendations for thrillers you've never seen before. What's more fun than finding an awesome new movie to obsess over?

Some of the most talented people in Hollywood have made the best thrillers of the decade. You'll find works by top directors such as Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, and Darren Aronofsky, among others. Stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hanks star in them. The variety of the genre in the last decade is also notable. There are crime thrillers, psychological thrillers, action thrillers, and suspense thrillers. There are even some horror thriller films sprinkled throughout the list as well. No matter what your taste, you'll find something to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Vote up the greatest films from this list of 2010s thrillers. Don't forget to check back, later on, to see how your choices are faring, and maybe to seek out an idea for something new to watch. 

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    A Quiet Place
    260
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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    Rotten Tomatoes score:  95%

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    Split
    261
    97

    Split

    James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy

    Released2016

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

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  • 3
    Shutter Island
    270
    107

    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 68%

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  • 4
    Inception
    244
    94

    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Rotten Tomatoes score:  87%

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  • 5
    Get Out
    258
    117

    Get Out

    Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener

    Released2017

    Directed byJordan Peele

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

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  • 6
    Gone Girl
    200
    84

    Gone Girl

    Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2014

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

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  • 7
    Sinister
    165
    85

    Sinister

    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Released2012

    Directed byScott Derrickson

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

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  • 8
    Prisoners
    142
    70

    Prisoners

    Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2013

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

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  • 9
    End of Watch
    131
    61

    End of Watch

    Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2012

    Directed byDavid Ayer

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

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  • 10
    Sicario
    120
    55

    Sicario

    Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro

    Released2015

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

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  • 11
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    135
    72

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

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  • 12
    The Town
    144
    80

    The Town

    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck

    Released2010

    Directed byBen Affleck

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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  • 13
    10 Cloverfield Lane
    124
    64

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    John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released2016

    Directed byDan Trachtenberg

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

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  • 14
    The Equalizer
    142
    81

    The Equalizer

    Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2014

    Directed byAntoine Fuqua

    Rotten Tomatoes score: ​​​​​59%

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  • 15
    Don't Breathe
    122
    68

    Don't Breathe

    Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette

    Directed byFede Alvarez

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

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  • 16
    Super 8
    111
    60

    Super 8

    Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka

    Released2011

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%

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  • 17
    Hush
    101
    51

    Hush

    Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr.

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

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  • 18
    Contagion
    91
    42

    Contagion

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet

    Released2011

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

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  • 19
    The Hunger Games
    122
    72

    The Hunger Games

    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

    Released2012

    Directed byGary Ross

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

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  • 20
    The Purge
    151
    98

    The Purge

    Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke

    Released2013

    Directed byJames DeMonaco

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 41%

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  • 21
    Looper
    122
    74

    Looper

    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt

    Released2012

    Directed byRian Johnson

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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  • 22
    Hereditary
    150
    98

    Hereditary

    Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed byAri Aster

    Rotten Tomatoes score: ​​​​​​89%

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  • 23
    Mama
    108
    64

    Mama

    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

    Released2013

    Directed byAndres Muschietti

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

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  • 24
    Nightcrawler
    81
    47

    Nightcrawler

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo

    Released2014

    Directed byDan Gilroy

    Rotten Tomatoes score:  95%

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  • 25
    Black Swan
    117
    81

    Black Swan

    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis

    Released2010

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

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