RANKED! Our 20 Favorite Mystery Thriller Movies of the Last 20 Years

“I don’t know what the fuck is going on and I’m scared.” That’s essentially what a good mystery thriller is trying to get you to say. It’s the sort of movie that throws a sense of dread and a handful of twists your way; it’s exciting, confusing, and riveting. Without these types of stories, cinema would just be all sunshine, rainbows, and gratuitous horror. The past 20 years have been filled with prime examples of mysterious and thrilling flicks—here are our top 20.

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