Thriller movies are the ones that defy our imagination and keep us stuck to the screen until it ends. Most of us lack some extreme excitement and fun in our day to day lives and these movies act as a bridge and quench our thirst for something great. English thriller movies are the ones which have always lived up to their names and expectations. We are talking about the kind of movies which genuinely define this genre and are the first choices of audiences across the world. Here we have a list of best English thriller movies that will most likely give you goosebumps, make you believe in the impossible and give you the fright of your life. Check out the list below.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
A young F.B.I. cadet Clarice is asked to work on a case and receive the help of an imprisoned and manipulative cannibal killer, Hannibal Lecter to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims. The movie stars Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster in the lead roles and is directed by Jonathan Demme.
This English thriller is about two homicide detectives played by Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt in a desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world’s ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins. Based on this unusual subject, the movie takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopathic character of John Doe played by Kevin Spacey talks to the detectives about one sin at a time. Directed by David Fincher, this movie is absolutely unmissable.
Shutter Island (2010)
Directed by Martin Scorcese, this is one of the greatest English thriller movies of all time. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role and revolves around the disappearance of a patient from Boston’s Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. Leo’s shrewd investigating skills soon provide a promising lead, and in the confusion, and the puzzling, improbable clues multiply and he doubts even his own sanity.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
M. Night Shyamalan is one of the greatest directors in Hollywood and he came out with this, one of the most mind-boggling English thriller movies of all time. The story of this movie revolves around a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. He takes on a young boy after that and this particular boy can see dead people living amidst the crowd waiting to attain eternity. The end will definitely give you chills and it is nothing short of amazing!
Inception again stars Leonardo DiCaprio, along Joseph Gordon Levitt in the lead roles. It is about the the dangerous art of extraction and stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious mind during the dream state, when the mind is just vulnerable and any idea implanted there becomes a thought and takes over the conscious mind. The movie has got an open ending and it will be hard for you all to even gauge whether the movie has ended or not.