Best-Reviewed Thrillers 2015

 

#1

Sicario (2015)
93%

#1
Adjusted Score: 102.183%
Critics Consensus: Led by outstanding work from Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro, Sicario is a taut, tightly wound thriller with much more on its mind than attention-getting set pieces.
Synopsis: In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent [Emily Blunt] is enlisted by... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#2

Bridge of Spies (2015)
91%

#2
Adjusted Score: 101.519%
Critics Consensus: Bridge of Spies finds new life in Hollywood's classic Cold War espionage thriller formula, thanks to reliably outstanding work from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.
Synopsis: Tom Hanks stars as the American attorney tasked with negotiating the release of a U-2 spy plane pilot who was... [More]
Directed By: Steven Spielberg

#3

The Gift (2015)
92%

#3
Adjusted Score: 98.178%
Critics Consensus: The Gift is wickedly smart and playfully subversive, challenging the audience's expectations while leaving them leaning on the edges of their seats.
Synopsis: Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with... [More]
Directed By: Joel Edgerton

#4

Slow West (2015)
93%

#4
Adjusted Score: 97.258%
Critics Consensus: Slow West serves as an impressive calling card for first-time writer-director John M. Maclean -- and offers an inventive treat for fans of the Western.
Synopsis: At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of... [More]
Directed By: John M. Maclean

#5

Queen of Earth (2015)
92%

#5
Adjusted Score: 94.214%
Critics Consensus: Led by a searing performance from Elisabeth Moss, Queen of Earth is a demanding -- and ultimately rewarding -- addition to writer-director Alex Ross Perry's impressive filmography.
Synopsis: Catherine has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has... [More]
Directed By: Alex Ross Perry

  • gregofzion87

    I disagree with The Gift.

  • bpj

    Slow West was aptly named. The end was almost as bad as the human yo-yo trick in The Martian

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