Thrillers The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder  

Ranker Streaming
71 votes 8 voters 30 items

List Rules Only Psychological Thriller movies found on the Shudder streaming service.

Are you into movies where fear, anxiety, delusion, and skewed perception infect its characters, sometimes even the film’s protagonist? If so, here’s a list of psychological thriller movies on Shudder that you need to check out. However, be warned, the streaming service from AMC is also known to bring on the horror.

There are dozens of psychological thriller films on Shudder to choose from. If you loved Spike Lee’s 2013 adaptation of Oldboy, then you need to see the South Korean original of the same name, which won the coveted Grand Prix Prize at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. Also among the top psychological thriller films on Shudder is the 2011 Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain indie critic darling Take Shelter.

Shudder also features a slew of original films like We Are the Flesh and Don’t Hang Up. There are so many movies to choose from. What are the best psychological thriller films on Shudder? Make your voice heard by voting up or down on the list below.

list ordered by
1
4 0
The Sacrament is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
The Sacrament is a 2013 horror thriller film written and directed by Ti West.
2
4 1
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is a 2002 South Korean film directed by Park Chan-wook which follows the character Ryu trying to earn enough money for his sister's kidney transplant and the path of ...more
3
3 0
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance is a 2005 South Korean film by director Park Chan-wook. In North America and parts of Europe, the film has been screened under the title Lady Vengeance. The film is ...more
4
4 2
Oldboy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook. It is based on the Japanese manga of the same name written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. ...more
5
3 1
Kill Your Friends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Kill Your Friends is a 2015 British dark comedy crime-thriller film directed by Owen Harris, based on the 2008 novel by John Niven. An A&R man (Nicholas Hoult) working at the height of the ...more
6
3 1
Deep Red is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Deep Red is a 1975 Italian giallo film, directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Bernardino Zapponi. It was released on 7 March 1975. It was produced by Claudio and Salvatore ...more
7
2 0
Compliance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Compliance is a 2012 drama thriller film written and directed by Craig Zobel.
8
2 0
Flowers in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Flowers in the Attic is a 1987 psychological horror film starring Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, and Jeb Stuart Adams. It is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by V. C. ...more
9
2 1
Triangle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Triangle is a 2009 psychological horror thriller film written and directed by Christopher Smith. Jess (Melissa George) plays a single mother who goes on a boating trip with several friends. When ...more
10
2 1
Christmas Evil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Christmas Evil is a 1980 slasher film, directed by Lewis Jackson and starring Brandon Maggart. It is considered an obscure film but has gained a cult following which includes film director John ...more
11
2 1
Keane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Keane is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Lodge Kerrigan. Set in New York City, it focuses on a mentally disturbed man trying to come to terms with the abduction of his ...more
12
1 0
Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Troubled Water
Troubled Water is a 2008 Norwegian film directed by Erik Poppe. A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole and struggles to build a new life, especially when his past ...more
13
1 0
Mark of the Devil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Mark of the Devil is a West German horror film released in 1970. It is most remembered for US marketing slogans devised by Hallmark Releasing Corp. that included "Positively the most ...more
14
1 0
Blue Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Blue Sunshine is a 1978 American horror film written and directed by Jeff Lieberman and starring Zalman King, Deborah Winters, and Mark Goddard. The plot focuses on a series of random murders in ...more
15
3 3
Dogtooth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Dogtooth is a 2009 Greek film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos about a husband and wife who keep their children ignorant of the world outside their property well into adulthood. The drama stars ...more
16
2 2
Donkey Punch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Donkey Punch is a 2008 British horror thriller film about a group of English people on holiday in Spain who end up fighting for their lives. The film was written and directed by Oliver Blackburn ...more
17
2 2
Take Shelter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Take Shelter is a 2011 American drama-thriller film written and directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain. Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young ...more
18
2 2
Stuck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Stuck is a 2007 thriller film directed by Stuart Gordon and starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea, with a plot inspired by a true story. The film premiered on May 21, 2007 at the Cannes Film ...more
19
2 2
Don't Hang Up is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Don't Hang Up
Don't Hang Up is a 2015 thriller film written by Joe Johnson and directed by Damien Macé and Alexis Wajsbrot.
20
1 1
Grand Piano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Grand Piano is a 2013 English-language Spanish thriller film starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack. The film is about a once promising pianist returning for a comeback performance, only to be the ...more
21
0 0
Borgman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Borgman
Borgman is a 2013 Dutch thriller film directed by Alex van Warmerdam. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Drafthouse Films acquired US distribution rights to ...more
22
0 0
Timecrimes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Timecrimes is a 2007 Spanish science-fiction thriller film directed by Nacho Vigalondo. A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour, starting a series f ...more
23
0 0
Big Bad Wolves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Big Bad Wolves is a 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. It was the official selection of Tribeca Film Festival.
24
0 0
Shrooms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
Shrooms is a 2007 horror film about a group of American students and their Irish guide who are stalked by a serial killer while out in the woods looking for psilocybin mushrooms. The film was ...more
25
0 0
The Tall Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Thriller Movies On Shudder
The Tall Man is a 2012 Canadian and French mystery-thriller film written and directed by Pascal Laugier. It was filmed in the Kootenay region of Southeastern British Columbia and stars Jessica ...more