This list contains information on the best indie thriller movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best indie thriller films come in many forms. Some indie suspense movies involve life and death situations while other good indie thriller films are about revenge. A few of the best indie thrillers even took home Academy Awards.
What films will you find on this top independent thriller movies list? Memento has to be at the top. This 2000 movie followed a man – with a severe memory disorder – investigate and punish the killer who murdered his wife. The film's writer/director, Christopher Nolan, later went on to direct such big budget films as the Dark Knight franchise. Donnie Darko is another good indie thriller full of suspense.
Only God Forgives, Nicolas Winding Refn's 2013 film about an American ex-pat navigating the criminal underworld in Bangkok, is a true white-knuckle viewing experience. Other good independent thrillers featured on this list include The Usual Suspects, Drive, and American Psycho.
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Directed by: Richard Kelly
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Directed by: David Robert Mitchell
Directed by: Nicolas Winding
Directed by: Brad Anderson
Directed by: Rand Ravich
Directed by: Riley Stearns
Directed by: Troy Duffy
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Directed by: Jennifer Kent