2017 Thriller Movies

Alien: Covenant (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

Alien: Covenant is the latest installment of the Alien film franchise, which started with the original film in 1979 (also directed by Ridley Scott). The success of the movie, which was praised for its horror tone and iconic imagery, led to multiple sequels – most notably, James Cameron’s Aliens. After the disappointing Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection, plus two underwhelming Alien vs. Predator crossovers, Scott returned behind the camera to helm the prequel PrometheusCovenant is a sequel to Prometheus, and is the second entry in a planned trilogy.

Scott hopes to film the Covenant sequel soon.

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IT (2017)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.

Split (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

Kevin, a man with at least 23 different personalities, is compelled to abduct three teenage girls. As they are held captive, a final personality – “The Beast” – begins to materialize.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Thriller

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…

Life (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Life tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

The Circle (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A woman lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man.

The Belko Experiment (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller

In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

Atomic Blonde (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Thriller

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

American Assassin (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Thriller

A story centered on counterterrorism agent Mitch Rapp.

Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

A single mother moves her children into the haunted house, not knowing of its bloody history.

Sleepless (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son.

Detroit (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizen uprisings in the United States’ history.

The Bye Bye Man (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man’s most unspeakable acts.

Arsenal (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Thriller

A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.

It Comes at Night (2017)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Horror, Thriller

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order that a husband has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate young family seeking refuge.

Wind River (2017)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

WIND RIVER is a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death.