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November 5, 2020 131 votes 13 voters94 items

List RulesVote up the best thriller films of 2019 that kept you on the edge of your seat.

UPDATE: Check out the top thrillers of 2020!

If you're a fan of suspense, thrills, and action-packed cinema, this list of 2019 thrillers is for you. What movies are the best thrillers of this year? A good thriller keeps audiences engaged for the entirety of the film, and includes twists and turns that will be surprising to even the most observant of viewers. If you're in need of an immediately engaging cinematic experience, these 2019 thriller films have you covered. 

Some good new thriller movies include Cold Pursuit, Captive State, Hotel Mumbai, and Piercing.

While all of these films certainly have great moments, what were truly the best thriller films of 2019? Vote here to help decide. Vote up the most harrowing, tense, and high-quality thrillers of the year. See anything you feel is missing? Feel free to add it below! And if you're looking for the best psychological thriller movies and the best crime thrillers, we have lists for that too.

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  • Joker1
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    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

    Released2019

    Directed byTodd Phillips

  • Anna2
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    Anna

    Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren

    Released2019

    Directed byLuc Besson

  • The Wolf Hour3
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    The Wolf Hour

    Naomi Watts, Jennifer Ehle

    Released2019

    Directed byAlistair Banks Griffin

  • Dogman4
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    Dogman

    Ugo Chiti, Damiano D'Innocenzo

    Released2019

    Directed byMatteo Garrone

  • Depraved5
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    Depraved

    David Call, Joshua Leonard

    Released2019

    Directed byLarry Fessenden

  • Rambo V: Last Blood6
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    Rambo V: Last Blood

    Sylvester Stallone, Adriana Barraza

    Released2019

    Directed byAdrian Grunberg

  • The Perfection7
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    The Perfection

    Allison Williams, Logan Browning

    Released2019

    Directed byRichard Shepard

  • Crypto8
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    Crypto

    Luke Hemsworth, Alexis Bledel

    Released2019

    Directed byJohn Stalberg Jr.

  • Polaroid9
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    Polaroid

    Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young

    Directed byLars Klevberg

  • Serenity10
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    Serenity

    Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway

    Released2019

    Directed bySteven Knight

  • Captive State11
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    Captive State

    John Goodman, Ashton Sanders

    Released2019

    Directed byRupert Wyatt

  • The Nightingale12
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    The Nightingale

    Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin

    Released2018

    Directed byJennifer Kent

  • Velvet Buzzsaw13
    1
    1

    Velvet Buzzsaw

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo

    Released2019

    Directed byDan Gilroy

  • Escape Room14
    5
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    Escape Room

    Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll

    Released2019

    Directed byAdam Robitel

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum15
    2
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    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

    Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry

    Released2019

    Directed byChad Stahelski

  • Gemini Man16
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    Gemini Man

    Will Smith, Clive Owen

    Released2019

    Directed byAng Lee

  • Ad Astra17
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    Ad Astra

    Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released2019

    Directed byJames Gray

  • Pet Sematary18
    2
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    Pet Sematary

    Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

    Released2019

    Directed byKevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer

  • Cold Pursuit19
    2
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    Cold Pursuit

    Liam Neeson, Laura Dern

    Released2019

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

  • The Curse of La Llorona20
    1
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    The Curse of La Llorona

    Linda Cardellini, Patricia Velasquez

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Chaves

  • Stuber21
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    Stuber

    Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Dowse

  • Miss Bala22
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    Miss Bala

    Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Córdova

    Released2019

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark23
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    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza

    Released2019

    Directed byAndré Øvredal

  • Uncut Gems24
    1
    1

    Uncut Gems

    Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Safdie, Benny Safdie

  • Knives Out25
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    Knives Out

    Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

    Released2019

    Directed byRian Johnson