Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

The thriller genre never goes out of fashion. Movies in the thriller genre can be of so many different varieties. Whether it’s a crime scene, plotting of someone’s murder, or a psychological one, it never ceases to amaze. Amazon Prime Video has a robust catalogue of thriller movies to keep you hooked on every weekend. Here is a list of some of the best thrillers for you on Amazon Prime Video.

The Courier (2020)

Gone Girl (2014)

The Room (2015)

Burning (2018)

Knives Out (2019)

Room (2015)

Parasite (2019)

Inception (2010)

Shutter Island (2010)

The Courier (2020)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

It is based on the true story of Greville Wyne, a businessman, who is unknowingly recruited by the Secret Intelligence Agency to participate in the Cold War, one of the great international conflicts in history. Greville forms an unlikely alliance with a Soviet spy in order to prevent a nuclear confrontation. These two work together to provide crucial information used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

It carries you back to the 60’s era when the Cold War was still hot and burning. Also reveals the bonding of two strangers whose relationship, later on, turns into a bond till death. 

Gone Girl (2014)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

Nick and Amy who appear to be the most loving couple, having a blissful marriage life to the world are caught up when Amy goes missing on their fifth wedding anniversary. On the other hand, Nick becomes the prime suspect of his wife’s disappearance. The Media’s coverage and the police’s pressure cause everyone to question Nick and Amy’s relationship, as the image of their happy married life starts to crumble in front of the world. 

Gone Girl is one of those movies that will make you hold on to it and wait until you find out the actual truth residing in the movie. Based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel and directed by David Fincher, Gone Girl will keep you captivated. 

The Room (2019)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

After shifting to a new house, the couple discovers a locked room that grants material wishes, however, the couple wants a baby. The way the climax of the movie is planned will blow you off, while you keep your breath on hold watching the rest of the movie waiting for the ending. It keeps you hooked till the end as there are tiny sub-plot throughout the movie. 

The movie also pushed you to think about some of the very important decisions that you have to take in your life. Is the wish of the couple granted? What magic lays in this room? Well, watch the movie and know it yourself. Have fun while you watch the breath-gasping movie. 

Burning (2018)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

Based on a short story, the movie features Joung-su who meets his childhood friend named Hae-mi, and she asks Joung-su to take care of her cat as she has to move out of town. When returning back, Hae-mi introduces Joung-su to another man called Ben. Joung-su becomes suspicious of Ben and believes that Hae-mi is in danger as Hae-mi goes missing and Joung-su finds Hae-mi’s cat (Boil) running out of Ben’s apartment. 

The later story is filled with twists and events that you shake up your brain. Is Hae-mi found? What does Joung-su do to Ben? Well, watch the movie to find the answers to these intriguing questions. 

An American coming-of-age drama that is written and directed by Greta Gregwig covers the theme of unconditional love and firmly holding on to your beliefs. 

Knives Out (2019)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

The death of Harlen Thrombey, a crime novelist and the patriarch of the Thrombey family, leaves Detective Benotic Blanc suspecting all of the members of the dysfunctional Thrombey family. Now, Blanc has to search through a whole lot of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth.  Lost in the mystery of the relationships of Harlen and his other family members, will Blanc found out who the murderer actually is? Or is it just a suicide case? 

The title itself “Knives Out” has a great connection to how the truth is uncovered. Pay great attention to the details of the movie, you might solve the case before detective Blanc does. 

Room (2015)

Room Movie

Brie Larson is held captive in an enclosed shed with her young son named Jacob. They keep fighting to get freedom. The child born and brought up in the shed has no idea of how the actual world looks like. Brie manages to bring him up in the shed despite all the limitations while Jacob notices a man entering the house only in the night, which remains a mystery for Jacob. 

Parasite (2019)

Thriller Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime Video

The movie Parasite is about a poor family being on the edge of poverty who tries to invade the house of a wealthy family right after their son gets employed in the house. The family used to work for a Pizza delivery company to fold pizza boxes, to make some money for food. The struggling Kim family did not want to give up their big chance of changing their economic conditions.
Why is the movie named “Parasite”? What do the Kims do with the wealthy family? What is their actual plan? Watch the movie to find out what actually happens to the wealthy family, and what actually is the Kim family planning against the wealthy family. 

Inception (2010)

Inception (2010)

Features Leonardo DiCaprio, acting as Cobb who is a thief with a magnificent ability to enter people’s dreams while they are sleeping and steals their secrets while they are in their subconscious. His skills make him the most wanted in the world, however, also causes the loss of everything and everyone he loves. Saito offers to clean all of Cobb’s criminal history and in return asks Cobb to implant an idea in the head of his competitor’s sick son. However, there is an enemy tracking Cobb’s every move. 

Do you think Cobb will be successful in implanting the idea? Or will the enemy be able to ruin Cobb’s plan? Watch Leonardo read people’s minds and enjoy the thrilling experience the movie has to offer to you. 

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Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island (2010)

A 2010 movie featuring two US Marshals, Teddy and Mark is called to a fortress-like insane asylum that is located on a remote island. They are to investigate a mysterious case of a woman who ran away from a locked room. There are hints of terrible acts committed within the hospital. Now, as the investigation deepens, Teddy realizes that he will have to face his own dark fears in order to make it out alive from the island. 

You’ll get to see the truly terrifying twist, the haunting lake scenes, and some most chilling visuals from WWII. If you like mysteries and dark secrets, then this is the movie for you to watch. 

Have fun watching these movies, while you spend some movie time with your friends and family. 

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