A thriller movie is an excellent source of entertainment. Just like the horror movies, the thriller films often do great business. Filmmakers in this field remain worried about their reputation. This is because the competition is very high, and everyone wants to provide the audience with some incredible projects. Here we have shared a list of highest grossing psychological thriller films on Netflix.


Prisoners is an American film. Its director is Denis Villeneuve, and Aaron Guzikowski has written the screenplay. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, and Paul Dano.

Its story is about a family of Pennsylvania. This film received a nomination at the 86th Academy Awards.

Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) attends a family dinner along with his wife. Their kids go out of the house for playing, and get lost somewhere. A detective is called who begins his search, and finds out some amazing facts about this family. The movie was premiered at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival. It received positive reviews from critics and grossed over $46 million worldwide.

Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin is a successful Hollywood flick. It writer and director is Jeremy Saulnier. The film was premiered at 2014'sCannes Film Festival. It received a nomination of John Cassavetes Award at theFilm Independent Spirit Awards.

The story is about Dwight Evans who is a beach vagrant, living outside his town to earn a livelihood.

The leading characters are played by Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, Kevin Kolack, and Eve Plumb. Here the supporting characters are played by David W. Thompson, and Brent Werzner. The movie earned over $33 million in North America.

On an average, it grossed more than $400 million worldwide.

Kill List

Kill List is a British film. This thriller flick is one of the most successful and highest grossing films of all time. It has been directed by Ben Wheatley, while Amy Jump wrote the script. The film features Neil Maskell, Michael Smiley, and MyAnna Buring.

According to its story, a British soldier wants to bring some changes in his life. For this, he joins a group of old friends. Most of the scenes of Kill List were shot in South Yorkshire, England.

The film producer says that the shooting was completed in just twenty days. The song titled It Could Have Been Better was used in this flick. Joan Armatrading gave wonderful performance in its video. Rotten Tomatoes has reported that this movie received positive reviews worldwide. It grossed more than $100 million.