Mystery movies about psychological thriller

Psychological thriller is a genre of movies, where the tension between characters, the mind games and the uncertainty what is in human mind is often more important than the events itself.




Cracker 1993 mystery movie

Cracker 1993

Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald has one special skill - he can get into the criminal mind, which makes him invaluable for the police.

Seven 1995 mystery movie

Seven 1995

Two police detectives begin the investigation into gruesome murders.

Investigation 1997 mystery movie

Investigation 1997

The series of strange events makes the Scotland Yard inspector believe that dead bodies may come alive again.

Under Suspicion 2000 mystery movie

Under Suspicion 2000

Influential lawyer pops down to police station to answer few routine questions, but suddenly from witness he changes into prime suspect in the murder case.

Shutter Island 2010 mystery movie

Shutter Island 2010

Two US Marshals have to find the murderess that escaped from the mental institution, but one of them is haunted by his past.

Deathtrap 1982 mystery movie

Deathtrap 1982

Renown playwright that couldn’t come up with a good story in years suddenly receives a letter containing brilliant new play from amateur author.

Frailty 2001 mystery movie

Frailty 2001

FBI agent gets the chance to catch the killer he was hunting for years, but the things he has to learn might be too hard to take.

Saw 2004 mystery movie

Saw 2004

Two men wake up in strange room with dead body between them. Soon they discover they are part of deadly game.

Thin Ice 2011 mystery movie

Thin Ice 2011

Dishonest insurance salesman gets involved in the plot to earn some money quick, but ends up with a dead body.

Hysteria 1965 mystery movie

Hysteria 1965

American, who lost memory in car accident tries to find out what happened to him and who payed for his treatment. His only clue is a photo of young woman torn from the newspaper.

Blood Relatives 1978 mystery movie

Blood Relatives 1978

In the rainy night teenage girl covered in blood turns up on the police station saying that her sister has just been killed.

Under Suspicion 1981 mystery movie

Under Suspicion 1981

On New Year’s Eve influential lawyer, suspect in child murder case, is asked to come down to station for some routine enquires, but nothing will be routine that night.

The Vanishing 1988 mystery movie

The Vanishing 1988

During short stop on service station young woman disappears. Her boyfriend can’t stop looking for her and is contacted by the abductor.

Identity 2003 mystery movie

Identity 2003

Ten strangers are trapped in secluded motel in Nevada, where they soon find that one of them is a killer.

10 Cloverfield Lane 2016 mystery movie

10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

Young girls drives down a rural road, when accident knock her unconscious. When she wakes up she is handcuffed to a metal pipe and a large man enters the room to tell her that he saved her life.

Night Train 1959 mystery movie

Night Train 1959

Gossip about husband, who killed his wife and is on the run from police electrifies the passengers of a night train. Among them are few suspicious characters and the atmosphere is getting tense with each kilometer.

A Pure Formality 1994 mystery movie

A Pure Formality 1994

Famous writer is taken to police station for routine questioning, but his story doesn’t seem to sum up.

Cure 1997 mystery movie

Cure 1997

Detective is assigned to strange murder case - different people killed someone in exactly the same way and none of them remember why.

Gothika 2003 mystery movie

Gothika 2003

After mysterious event on the road psychiatrist wakes up in her own institution locked up as a patient suspected for murdering her husband.

Like Minds 2006 mystery movie

Like Minds 2006

Psychologist is sent to check if the brilliant student of boarding school is guilty of killing his schoolmate.

Inju: The Beast in the Shadow 2008 mystery movie

Inju: The Beast in the Shadow 2008

French writer travels to Japan to find the true identity of a mysterious Japanese author Shundei Oe, the master of gruesome stories.

Big Bad Wolves 2013 mystery movie

Big Bad Wolves 2013

Police detective is convinced that his main suspect is guilty of murdering young girls, but there is no way to prove it. He decides to take justice in his hands.

Prisoners 2013 mystery movie

Prisoners 2013

Two young girls are abducted in small town, the police begins the search for the camper that was seen on the street where they have disappeared. The man, who was driving it is retarded and police can’t get any informations from him.

Reservoir Dogs 1992 mystery movie

Reservoir Dogs 1992

After failed jewelry heist few criminals gather in a warehouse to find out who was the traitor.

The Night Listener 2006 mystery movie

The Night Listener 2006

Radio show host becomes involved in a story of one of his listeners - young traumatized boy. But not everything is what it seems.

The Midnight Meat Train 2008 mystery movie

The Midnight Meat Train 2008

New York photographer Leo stumbles upon a sinister looking man leaving subway station. Soon he links that encounter with photo he took of a girl that later disappeared without a trace.

Don’t Look Back 2009 mystery movie

Don’t Look Back 2009

Living with husband and 2 children in Paris Jeanne begins to notice the changes in her house - from misplaced items to whole rooms different from what they should look like, but at some points she stops to recognize her own face.

Shelter 2010 mystery movie

Shelter 2010

Psychologist gets a new case, a young man, who has multiple personalities, but hen she begins to check his background she finds that his personalities are people who actually lived.

Thesis on a Homicide 2013 mystery movie

Thesis on a Homicide 2013

University professor suspects that one of his students could be a psychopath that killed at least two women. But suspision is not enough - he needs to find a proof.

Frenzy 1972 mystery movie

Frenzy 1972

When his ex-wife is found dead Richard Blaney becomes prime suspect in the serial killer investigation.

The Woman in the Fifth 2011 mystery movie

The Woman in the Fifth 2011

On arrival to Paris American lecturer loses money and is forced to take the job for shady character. When thing seems to be getting for the best he became prime suspect in a murder case.



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