Best Thriller Movies of 2021, According to Reddit

Thrillers are the heart and soul of the entertainment industry. After all, who doesn’t like a storyline that makes them jump out of their seats with the most sophisticated element of surprise? Redditors never shy away from giving their best suggestions when it comes to making the most out of their entertainment hours. Thriller fanatics on Reddit came out and listed the best thriller movies of 2021 that kept them glued to their TV screens. Let’s take a look at the top 5. 

A Quiet Place Part-2

A Quiet Place Part-2 is a sequel to the 2018 trailer release A Quiet Place. It follows the lives of the family in continuation with the prequel. Directed, produced, and written by John Krasinski, this fabulous American alien horror realistically portrays the imagination of how alien infestation could be extremely detrimental. Filled with loss and Chaos, this movie gives plenty of shockers out of a sudden to startle fans. Without a doubt, it’s one of the best thriller releases of 2021.

Last Night In Soho

Directed by the very talented Edgar Wright, this 2021 psychological horror film first gained massive popularity among the British audience and then across the globe. It premiered on 4th September 2021, at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. The protagonist sees her dead mom’s ghost from time to time. With people vanishing without a trace and a revenge plot running in the background, Last Night In Soho successfully encapsulates multiple elements of thrill in the same Canvas. 

Coming Home in the Dark

Daniel Gillies, Miriama McDowell Erik Thomson, and Matthias Luafutu are the heart and soul of this movie. Released and 2021, Coming Home in the Dark is one of the best New Zealand psychological horror-thriller films that didn’t fail to capture the hearts of fans all over the world. A simple school teacher intends to enjoy a road trip with his family when one of his sons notices two strange men watching them before the departure. The movie features a classic Revenge story with multiple elements of thrill in the storyline. Sometimes, things are not what they seem like, and coming home in the dark precisely exhibits this message.


Titanium plates, car babies, extreme mental illnesses, and so on. Titane is one heck of a disturbing thriller released in 2021. As the movie starts off with a tragic accident, fans get another example of why DNA tests are so important in the later stages of the movie. The body horror filled with an emotional roller coaster makes a perfect cocktail for a unique thriller.


Oxygen is one of the most popular science fiction thrillers released in 2021. Produced and directed by Alexandre Aja, the Netflix release is one of the best American French co-productions so far. Mathieu Amalric, Mélanie Laurent, and Malik Zidi as real as possible for viewers. The movie realistically portrays how a person can feel after being in a new to place post memory loss. A story full of codes, secret missions, and mysterious scars oxygen gives a satisfying ending after a jolting thriller session.

Which one turned out to be your favorite? If you haven’t watched them all, which movie is going to be on your bucket list next? Sound off in the comments below.

Veethee Dixit
Veethee Dixit

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