Best Amazon Prime Video Thriller Movies

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The “thriller” may be the most elusive genre of movie accessible to watch on Amazon Prime, partly because it spans so much area, and Amazon has no clear organizational function to divide between, say, an action/adventure and what may “thrill” its audience.

So, in order to choose the finest thrillers on Amazon Prime, we’ve essentially let the online retail giant define what they deem a thriller, from neo-noir to sci-fi, grim action to blockbuster suspense. The thrillers available on Amazon Prime aren’t usually for the faint of heart—and they’re not always easy to locate.

But, with so many options, we could all use some assistance exploring the Amazon Prime Video collection. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of the top thrillers available on Amazon Prime Video right now.

1. Deep Water

Genre: Suspense, Drama

 Stars: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts

 Directed by: Adrian Lyne

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A wealthy husband who enables his wife to have relationships in order to prevent divorce becomes a key suspect in her lovers’ disappearance.

2.  The Voyeurs

Genre: Suspense, Drama, Young Adult Audience

Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Justice Smith, Ben Hardy

Directed by: Michael Mohan

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When a young Montreal couple observes their quirky neighbors across the street, their innocent interest evolves into a full-fledged infatuation.

3.  All The Old Knives

Genre: Suspense

Stars: Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishburne

Directed by: Janus Metz

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When the CIA finds that one of its operatives released information that resulted in the deaths of over 100 people, experienced spy Henry Pelham is ordered to find the leaker alongside his old girlfriend and colleague Celia Harrison.

4. 7500

Genre: Suspense, Action

 Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Carlo Kitzlinger

 Directed by: Patrick Vollrath

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Tobias Ellis begins his shift as a co-pilot, and all appears routine until terrorists rush the cockpit of his Airbus A319 and hijack the jet.

5. The Tomorrow War

Genre: Science Fiction, Suspense, Drama, Action, Adventure

 Stars: Chris Pratt, J.K. Simmons, Yvonne Strahovski

 Directed by: Chris McKay

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The world is horrified when a group of time travelers from the year 2051 arrives to give an urgent message: mankind is losing a global battle against a dangerous extraterrestrial civilization thirty years in the future.

6. Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse

Genre: Suspense, Action 

Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith

 Directed by: Stefano Sollima

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An elite Navy SEAL seeking vengeance for the murder of his pregnant wife uncovers a hidden plot that threatens to engulf the United States and Russia in a full-fledged war.

7. I’m Your Woman

Genre: Drama, Suspense

 Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Arinze Kene

 Directed by: Julia Hart

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After her husband uncovers his criminal ties, a woman is forced to depart with her newborn, placing them all in danger.

8. Evil Eye

Genre: Suspense, Horror, Drama

 Stars: Sunita Mani, Omar Maskati, Sarita Choudhary

 Directed by: Elan Dassani, Rajeev Dassani

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When a lady gets worried that her daughter’s new partner has a terrible link to her own history, an apparently idyllic relationship turns into a nightmare.

9. The Report

Genre: Suspense, Drama, Military, and War

Stars: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm

 Directed by: Scott Z. Burns

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Daniel Jones, an FBI agent, conducts a thorough inquiry into the CIA’s use of torture on suspected terrorists. Following the 9/11 attacks, the CIA implemented new interrogation tactics.

10. The Grotto

Genre: Suspense, Horror

Stars: Carolina Ferraz, Arthur Vinciprova, Nayara Justino

Directed by: Arthur Vinciprova

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In a coastal property, a lady uncovers an ancient book of demons and the spirit of a 10-year-old kid who has been dead for 40 years; she gets possessed, and it is up to her boyfriend, with the assistance of a demonology professor, to halt a ceremony.

11.  Clear and Present Danger

Genre: Action, Drama, Suspense

Stars: Harrison Ford, Donald Moffat, Harris Yulin, Bejamin Bratt, Anne Archer

 Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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When Admiral Greer (James Earl Jones) is afflicted with cancer, Agent Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) takes over as acting deputy director of the CIA. When an American businessman and president’s friend is murdered on a boat, Ryan begins to uncover connections between the guy and drug dealers. As CIA agent John Clark (Willem Dafoe) is dispatched to Colombia to assassinate drug lords in revenge, Ryan must navigate several cover-ups to determine what happened and who is to blame.

12. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Genre: Suspense, Drama, Action

 Stars: Max Martini, James Badge Dale, John Krasinski

Directed by: Michael Bay

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On September 11, 2012, Islamic extremists assaulted the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, murdering Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith, a Foreign Service officer. Members of the Annex Security Team (James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini) are stationed less than a mile away, protecting agents and diplomats in the city. The six soldiers engage the fighters in a ferocious battle to preserve the other Americans’ lives as the attack continues.

13. Nocturne 

Genre: Suspense, Horror

 Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman, Jacques Coliman

 Directed by: Zu Quirke

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When a shy music student discovers a mysterious notebook belonging to a recently departed classmate, she begins to outshine her more talented and boisterous twin sister inside the hallways of a prestigious arts institution.

14. Man on Fire

Genre: Action, Drama, Suspense

 Stars: Christopher Walken, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

 Directed by: Tony Scott

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Ex-CIA officer John Creasy (Denzel Washington) unwillingly accepts a position as a bodyguard for 9-year-old Lupita (Dakota Fanning), the daughter of rich businessman Samuel Ramos, in a Mexico City ravaged by a recent spate of kidnappings (Marc Anthony). A vicious shooter (Jess Ochoa) kidnaps the little girl just as Creasy develops feelings for her. Creasy must now eliminate a slew of corrupt cops and criminals in order to accomplish his ultimate target of retribution.

15. True Story

Genre: Suspense, Drama

 Stars: Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones

 Directed by: Rupert Goold

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Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill), a New York Times writer, loses his job after exposing that he lied about a cover story he authored on modern slave trafficking in Africa. His world falls apart even further when he discovers he is a victim of identity theft; a man called Christian Longo (James Franco) adopted Finkel’s name and stood accused of murdering his own family. Finkel meets with Longo to hear his narrative, hoping to repair his ruined reputation.

16. The Godfather

Genre: Drama, Action, Suspense

Stars: Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Based on Mario Puzo’s novel of the same name, this mob thriller is widely recognized as one of the finest films of all time. It focuses on the strong Italian-American criminal family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don’s youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he is drawn into the unavoidable cycle of violence and treachery. Despite his efforts to have a normal relationship with his wife, Kay (Diane Keaton), Michael is dragged further into the family company.

17. Mission Impossible: Fallout

Genre: Suspense, Adventure, Action

Stars: Alec Baldwin, Harry Cavill, Angela Bassett

 Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

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Ethan Hunt and the IMF crew join up with CIA assassin August Walker to avert a catastrophic tragedy. John Lark, an arms dealer, and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores to launch a simultaneous nuclear strike on the Vatican, Jerusalem, and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons disappear, Ethan and his crew must race against the clock to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

18. Causality

Genre: International, Suspense, Drama

 Stars: Laura Novoa, Juana Viale, Esteban Bigliardi

Directed by: Who

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Claudia walks into a club to meet Luis, a doctor she met through a dating app. She is completely unaware of what fate has in store for her.

19. Runner Runner

Genre: Action, Suspense

 Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Palladio, Michael Esper

Directed by: Brad Furman

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Richie (Justin Timberlake), a Princeton graduate student, travels to Costa Rica to face internet gambling billionaire Ivan Block, believing he has been duped (Ben Affleck). Richie is seduced by Block’s promises of tremendous money and power until he discovers the awful reality of his new mentor. When the FBI coerces Richie into assisting in the prosecution of Block, he is forced to take the biggest risk of his life: outmaneuvering the two forces closing in on him.