Best Thriller Movies of 2010

1.

Shutter Island

6.8
8.2/10 IMDB

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow, Jackie Earle Haley, Patricia Clarkson, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2010-02-14
2.

Black Swan

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied, Ksenia Solo, Kristina Anapau, Janet Montgomery, Sebastian Stan ..
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2010-12-03
3.

The Next Three Days

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, RZA, Moran Atias, Olivia Wilde, Jason Beghe, Nazanin Boniadi, Tyrone Giordano, Ty Simpkins ..
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Release date: 2010-11-18
4.

The Ghost Writer

5.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Jon Bernthal, Kim Cattrall, Tom Wilkinson, Olivia Williams, Timothy Hutton, Jim Belushi, Nyasha Hatendi, Tim Preece ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 2010-02-12
5.

Insidious

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Andrew Astor, Corbett Tuck, Heather Tocquigny ..
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2010-09-13
6.

Buried

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, Ivana Miño, Warner Loughlin, Erik Palladino, Kali Rocha, Chris William Martin ..
Directed by: Rodrigo Cortés
Release date: 2010-09-24
7.

Green Zone

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors are dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.

Starring: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, Amy Ryan, Jason Isaacs, Khalid Abdalla, Igal Naor, Antoni Corone, Said Faraj, Michael O'Neill ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2010-03-11
8.

Unstoppable

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and proves to be unstoppable until a veteran engineer and young conductor risk their lives to try and stop it with a switch engine.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Corrigan, Kevin Chapman, Lew Temple, T. J. Miller, Jessy Schram, David Warshofsky ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 2010-11-04
9.

Salt

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl, Daniel Pearce, Hunt Block, Andre Braugher, Olek Krupa, Cassidy Hinkle ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 2010-07-21
10.

The Expendables

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee visit the remote locale to scout out their opposition and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Giselle Itié, Terry Crews ..
Directed by: Sylvester Stallone
Release date: 2010-08-03

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