Alien³ (1992)

DarkSuspensefulDepressingPowerful

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
The Fugitive (1993)

ThrillingSuspensefulClassicFast paced

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Sela Ward  •  Julianne Moore
The Maltese Falcon (1941)

ClassicSuspensefulMysteriousWeird

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Mary Astor  •  Gladys George  •  Peter Lorre
Witness (1985)

SuspensefulAction-packedIntenseBrilliant

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Josef Sommer  •  Lukas Haas
North by Northwest (1959)

ClassicThrillingSuspensefulClever

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis
Mud (2013)

AdventurousDramaticSuspensefulEnjoyable

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jacob Lofland  •  Sam Shepard
The Hunt for Red October (1990)

IntenseSuspensefulClassicClever

A new, technologically-superior Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Scott Glenn  •  Sam Neill
Dhoom 3 (2013)

SuspensefulMindlessSleep-throughAction-packed

To avenge his father's death, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics turns thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago. Two cops from Mumbai are assigned to the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vijay Krishna Acharya
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Abhishek Bachchan  •  Uday Chopra
Sunshine (2007)

FuturisticSuspensefulGrippingIntense

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Rose Byrne  •  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Yeoh
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

MysteriousSuspensefulComplexDark

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Rooney Mara  •  Robin Wright
I Am Legend (2007)

Action-packedDramaticSuspensefulDark

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Alice Braga  •  Charlie Tahan  •  Willow Smith
Psycho (1960)

ClassicSuspensefulMysteriousDark

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  John Gavin  •  Janet Leigh
Take Shelter (2011)

BrilliantSuspensefulThought provokingGripping

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Katy Mixon  •  Shea Whigham
The Grey (2011)

DramaticSuspensefulSlow movingAdventurous

After suffering a violent plane crash, a group of oil drillers is stranded in the most remote wilderness of Alaska, far from any chance of being rescued. Exposed to the icy cold and extreme living conditions, the few survivors, led by Ottway, an experienced hunter, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Carnahan
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Dallas Roberts  •  Frank Grillo  •  Dermot Mulroney
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Action-packedFast pacedSuspensefulThrilling

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Julia Stiles  •  David Strathairn  •  Scott Glenn
The Others (2001)

DarkDramaticSuspensefulOriginal

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
Prometheus (2012)

FuturisticSuspensefulCrudeDramatic

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Charlize Theron  •  Idris Elba
No Country for Old Men (2007)

DarkSuspensefulThought provokingViolent

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Javier Bardem  •  Josh Brolin  •  Woody Harrelson
Zodiac (2007)

SuspensefulGrippingSlow movingDark

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
Prisoners (2013)

SuspensefulDarkIntenseMysterious

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Villeneuve
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Paul Dano  •  Maria Bello