Psychological Thriller Movies That Will Have You Guessing Until the End

If you love Halloween but hate the ump scares of horror films, this is where psychological thrillers jump in. With a tad more suspense and drama, psychological thrillers can get you right in the mood for this spooky season.

As the name of their genre suggests, these movies will get your brain thinking and heart thumping. With thrills, chills, and mystery shills, these films will instill an uneasy feeling long after the credits have rolled away.

Here are some movies that you should definitely place on your October must-have thrillers.

The Silence of the Lambs

Release Date: 1991

“Have the lambs stopped screaming?” – Dr. Lecter

Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy catches Jack Crawford’s eye. He sends Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, for a series for mruders.

Watch as Dr. Hannibal Lecter slowly cracks into the brain of Clarice Starling.

The Shining

Release Date: 1980

“Here’s Johnny!” – Jack Torrance

Jack Torrance takes a new job as a winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado. He was hoping that the distance and quiet would help cure his writer’s block. Little did he know, the hotel had other plans in store for him and his family.

With his wife Wendy and son, Danny, the family begins a winter wonderland of turmoil and trilling events. As Danny begins experiencing some seriously intriguing visions, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets.

Get Out

Release Date: 2017

“Get out!” – Andre Logan King

Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, head to a weekend getaway at her parent’s house. At first, the family seems overly accommodating but things go fastly awry, fast.