The Best Psychological Thrillers of the 2000s

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The Prestige

2006    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Mindbender    Period Film    Psychological Thriller

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Unbreakable

2000    M. Night Shyamalan    Rated PG13

Psychological Thriller    Superhero Film    Thriller

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Mulholland Dr.

2001    David Lynch    Rated R

Avant-garde / Experimental    Drama    Mindbender

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A History of Violence

2005    David Cronenberg    Rated R

Based-on-Comics    Crime    Crime Thriller

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Mystic River

2003    Clint Eastwood    Rated R

Drama    Mystery    Police Detective Film

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Caché

2005    Michael Haneke    Rated R

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Mystery

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The Machinist

2004    Brad Anderson    Rated R

Mindbender    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

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Frailty

2002    Bill Paxton    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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The Mist

2007    Frank Darabont    Rated R

Ensemble Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Hard Candy

2005    David Slade    Rated R

Psychological Thriller    Revenge Film    Thriller

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The Lookout

2007    Scott Frank    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Psychological Thriller

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Session 9

2001    Brad Anderson    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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Trick 'r Treat

2008    Michael Dougherty    Rated R

Anthology Film    Black Comedy    Ensemble Film

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Match Point

2005    Woody Allen    Rated R

Drama    Psychological Drama    Psychological Thriller

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May

2002    Lucky McKee    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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The Chaser

2008    Hong-jin Na    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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Das Experiment

2001    Oliver Hirschbiegel    Rated R

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Prison Film

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Insomnia

2002    Christopher Nolan    Rated R

Police Detective Film    Post-Noir    Psychological Thriller

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Triangle

2009    Christopher Smith    Rated R

Mindbender    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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The Butterfly Effect

2004    Eric Bress    Rated R

Drama    Mystery    Psychological Sci-Fi

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