Top Hollywood Thriller Movies You Must Watch in 2020

Rose Advani |Jan 21, 2020

Together with a series of Hollywood thriller movies to be released in 2020, the list of best thriller movies of all time will also be updated here! Check it!

A new decade has started with a number of Hollywood thriller movies that make anyone scream at night. Thriller genre contains various types of thriller movies from horror thriller, action thrillers, mystery thrillers, and psychological thrillers.

From the best Hollywood thriller movies of all time to new upcoming Hollywood thriller movies in 2020, you can find your to-watch lists right below, brought to you by!

Upcoming Hollywood Thriller Movies in 2020

Before coming to the legend of Hollywood thriller movies of all time, these are thriller movies in 2020 upcoming with big stars names such as Black Lively in The Rhythm Section, Amy Adams, Christopher Nolan and more.

Check their brief summary and release date below!

1. Run - Jan. 24

Director: Aneesh Chaganty

Run is noted at the beginning of the list as a suspense thriller with horrifying details. Its plot is around a mother, played by Sarah Paulson, who raised her teen daughter in isolation because of some mysterious. Since the story, the thrilling details coming out.

Aneesh Chaganty while filming Run 2020

2. The Rhythm Section - Jan. 31

Director: Reed Morano

The Rhythm Section stars Blake Lively tells a story about a woman’s family who is killed in a plane crash. Later. She finds out that the crash was not an accident but a planned conspiracy. The woman tries to unveil the fact and set up the revenge for her family. The Paramount Pictures produced this film.

The Rhythm Section with the cast of Blake Lively

3. The Invisible Man - Feb. 28

Director: Leigh Whannell

The Invisible Man originated Universal Pictures featuring the cast of Elizabeth Moss. The thrilling scenes are found out through her abusive ex-husband. The Invisible man will come out in cinemas on 28 February 2020.

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The Invisible Man will be released on the last day of Feb

4. Promising Young Woman - April 17

Director: Emerald Fennell

This April you can miss Promising Young Woman if you are a kind of thrilling genre. The star Carey Mulligan will cast in this film which tells a story about a woman who works at a coffee shop daily and sets out revenge on sexual predators at night. The movie was produced by Focus Features and released on 17 April 2020.

A mysterious scene in Promising Young Woman

5. Antebellum - April 24

Director: Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz

A movie of Lionsgate Movies, Antebellum South will be out the theatre this April with the cast of the mysterious thriller star Janelle Monáe. Audiences will get horrified with horrifying visions in the film.

Antebellum poster drops a hint on the movie content

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6. The Woman In The Window - May 15

Director: Joe Wright

A production of 20th Century Fox, The Woman In The Window based on a popular novel, in which Amy Adams believes that she witnessed the murder of her neighbor, but none of the people believe in her words. What is the fact?

The Woman in The Window

7. Let Him Go - Aug. 21

Director: Thomas Bezucha

Let Him Go based on the story of a parent to try to trace the death of their son to save their grandson from a lawless off-the-grid family. Diane Lane and Kevin Costner star as this parent in this film.

Diane Lane and Kevin Costner will reunite in Let him go

8. Deep Water - Nov. 13

Director: Adrian Lyne

Deep water is the adaptation of the novel Gone Girls. The film had a plot around the spiteful married couple whose mind against one another deadly.

Deep Water poster

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Top Hollywood thriller movies of all time

The list also noted your top best thriller movies that had their fame during the time. Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller movies occupied mass popularity. And all of us will feel lucky for being alive after watching these films.

1. Rear Window

Year: 1954

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window is a classic thriller movie you can't miss

Rear window is a type of a classic thriller movie by showing the viewers a wheelchair-bound Jimmy Stewart who sees something in his backyard neighbors that he shouldn’t see. The cast of Grace Kelly and Raymond Burr as the terrifier will dare you to go out at night.

2. The Sixth Sense

Year: 1999

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

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It's not a coincidence The Sixth Sense is most-watched Hollywood thriller

Do you know that The sixth Sense is one of the most-watched regarding thrilling and horror genre? The movies turned out with stunning plot twists that audiences can not note whether the movie is modern or classic. Haley Joel Osment cast as Cole Sear, an eight-year-old boy who said that he saw dead people. The list of Hollywood thrillers movies of all time will be incomplete without The Sixth Sense.

3. Deliverance

Year: 1972

Director: John Boorman

Deliverance is a good thriller movie for someone who is under the age of 45. The movie told a story about a weird kid playing the banjo and something unsavory happens in the woods. Also, Deliverance is a seat-gripping thriller about something wilderness that makes you never forget. Burt Reynolds, Jon Voigt, and Ned Beatty starred unlucky guys in this movie.

Deliverance is recommended thriller for adventurous minds

4. North by Northwest

Year: 1959

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

North by Northwest movie poster

North by Northwest is a successful rollicking action thriller movie featuring one of the most impressive scenes in the cinema history, which was the plane chased each other in the open field. In which, Cary Grant played a role as the ad executive who gets mistaken for a government agent and kidnapped.

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5. Seven

Year: 1995

Director: David Fincher

Seven is a sensational suspense film based on the investigation of two detectives (Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman) tracking a serial killer (Kevin Spacey). Director David Fincher put his name and films on the list of top thriller movies in Hollywood of all time by his brilliant handling of this disturbing thrill ride.

6. Psycho

Year: 1960

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Another thriller by Hitchcock - Psycho

Another spectacular movies of Alfred Hitchcock regarding thrilling and crime movie is Psycho. The movie features a maternal plot twist which tells the tale of a woman running away from innkeeper shocked audiences. Anthony Perkins with the great horror performance turning the film into the best thriller movies of all time.

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Top 15 recent Hollywood thriller movies 2018-2019

If the lists of upcoming thrillers and top best Hollywood thriller movies of all time haven't satisfied you yet, you can check for more recent thrillers below. All these movies can be watched on popular apps or websites like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.

Hollywood thriller movie

Year Director/ Composer

A Quiet Place

2018 John Krasinski

Searching (III)

2018 Aneesh Chaganty
Mandy (I) 2018

Panos Cosmatos

Widows 2018

Steve McQueen

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan


Ramin Djawadi

House of Cards 2013 - 2018

Beau Willimon


2018 Deon Taylor


2019 Steven Knight
Miss Bala 2019

Catherine Hardwicke

Servant 2019

M. Night Shyamalan,

Daniel Sackheim

I Am the Night

2019 Patty Jenkins, Carl Franklin, Victoria Mahoney


2019 Babak Anvari

Angel of Mine


Kim Farrant

Unbelievable 2019

Susannah Grant

I Am Mother 2019

Grant Sputore

If you dare to challenge the evil, these Hollywood thriller movies will help you do that. Keeping your heart rate to enjoy these movies and never forget to update all the latest news concerning the Hollywood movies at daily!

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