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Hereditary
A24
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter Annie (Toni Collette) begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more she discovers, the more he family finds themselves trying to outrun the…
Unsane
A young woman (Claire Foy) is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or is it a product of her delusion? Official Selection at the Berlin International Film…
Rashomon
This riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife,…
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
A24
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos ( The Favourite, The Lobster, Dogtooth ) and staring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER is a heart-stopping thriller about a surgeon whose family is terrorized by a depraved teenager determined…
The Conversation
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, THE CONVERSATION tells the story of sound surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) who is hired to track a young couple, taping their conversation as they walk through San Francisco's crowded Union Square. Knowing full…
Fear X
When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry (John Turturro), prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder. FEAR X is is an intense psychological thriller from BAFTA-nominated director Nicolas Winding Refn…
The Nightcomers
When their parents died in an accident, Flora and Miles were looked after by their governess, Miss Jessel and the housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But it is Peter Quint (Marlon Brando), the Irish servant, who really rules the house and particularly…
My Friend Dahmer
Former Disney star Ross Lynch stars as the awkward, adolescent Jeffrey Dahmer - before he became one of America's most infamous serial killers. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel, this is the haunting, sad, funny, true story of Dahmer in…
Memento
Three-time Oscar nominee Christopher Nolan ( Interstellar, Inception ) directs this critically acclaimed mystery. Leonard (Guy Pearce) is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the…
We Need to Talk About Kevin
In this Golden Globe -nominated psychological thriller, Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton plays Eva, the mother to her deeply disturbed son Kevin (Ezra Miller). Eva contends with her clueless husband (John C. Reilly) and her son's malevolent ways as the narrative builds…
Donnie Darko
Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template - and the high-water mark - with his debut feature, DONNIE DARKO. Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly…
Double Lover - L'amant double
Crafting a deliriously cinematic web of suspense, shock, eroticism, and power dynamics, writer/director Francois Ozon returns to master the thriller genre with DOUBLE LOVER. Chloe, who works as a guard at a museum in Paris, seeks to shore up her…
Enemy
A24
Directed by Oscar -nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve ( Arrival, Sicario ) ENEMY tells the story of a university lecturer named Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) who is nearing the end of a relationship with his girlfriend Mary (Melanie Laurent). While watching a…
The Man Who Haunted Himself
Pelham (Roger Moore), a partner at a large electronics firm, finds himself in some bewildering circumstances after recovering from a near fatal car accident. A strange force seems to be reshaping his life. Why does he renounce his high business…
M
A simple, haunting musical phrase whistled offscreen tells us that a young girl will be killed. "Who Is the Murderer?" pleads a nearby placard as serial killer Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) closes in on little Elsie Beckmann . . .…
Knife in the Water
Roman Polanski's first feature is a brilliant psychological thriller that many critics still consider among his greatest work. The story is simple, yet the implications of its characters' emotions and actions are profound. When a young hitchhiker joins a couple…
The Tenant - Le locataire
Director Roman Polanski casts himself in the lead of the psychological thriller THE TENANT. Trelkovsky (Polanski) rents an apartment in a spooky old residential building, where his neighbors -- mostly old recluses -- eye him with suspicious contempt. Upon discovering…
Lavender
LAVENDER is a taut psychological thriller that bends the line between memory and madness, past and present, like a splinter in the brain struggling to escape. Jane (Abbie Cornish) has always photographed old and abandoned farmhouses for as long as…
Jacob's Ladder
Director Adrian Lyne ( Fatal Attraction ) and Oscar -winning actor Tim Robbins ( Mystic River, The Shawshank Redemption ) push the boundaries of psychological terror in this suspense-laden thriller in which a Vietnam War veteran, now a New York…
Tom at the Farm - Tom à la ferme
In this tense thriller from acclaimed director Xavier Dolan ( The Death and Life of John F. Donovan ), a young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover Guillaume's funeral. Upon arrival, he is quickly drawn into a…