Best Erotic Thriller

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Best Erotic Thriller

When it comes to Best Erotic Thriller, there are so many movies talking about this idea. Here are 25 of the best ones.

Gone Girl (2014)

Gone Girl
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
Rated R

Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and written by Gillian Flynn based on her 2012 novel of the same name. The film stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, and Carrie Coon. The story follows Nick Dunne (Affleck), who becomes the prime suspect in the sudden disappearance of his wife, Amy (Pike). As the police investigation unfolds, the media and public speculate on the clues, and the mystery of what happened to Amy deepens. Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble and he is forced to defend himself and his innocence against a growing tide of evidence and public opinion. The film presents a critical look at marriage and media spectacle as Nick and Amy's story unfolds.

Mulholland Drive (2001)

Mulholland Drive
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From David Lynch, starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates
Rated R

Mulholland Drive is a surreal mystery drama film directed by David Lynch. The film follows the story of a young woman named Betty Elms, played by Naomi Watts, who arrives in Los Angeles and dreams of becoming a movie star. She meets Rita, played by Laura Harring, who has recently been involved in a car accident and has lost her memory. Betty and Rita set out to investigate the mystery surrounding Rita’s identity; the secrets of her past, her connection to a woman named Diane Selwyn, and the strange, twisted dream-like events that ensue. As the two women uncover the truth, the film’s dreamlike structure begins to unravel and we come to understand the dark and tragic events that have taken place in the past. The film is a complex exploration of Hollywood and identity, and a fascinating exploration of the human psyche.

The Skin I Live In (2011)

The Skin I Live In
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes
Rated R

The Skin I Live In is a 2011 Spanish psychological thriller directed by Pedro Almodóvar, about a brilliant plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Ledgard, who develops a revolutionary skin grafting technique. After his wife dies from a gruesome accident, Dr. Ledgard becomes obsessed with developing a genetically engineered, synthetic replacement for human skin that can withstand any assault or environmental conditions. He tests the new skin on an unsuspecting young woman, Vera Cruz, whom he keeps prisoner in his secluded mansion. As each layer of Vera's life is peeled away, a disturbing truth is revealed about the nature of the experiment. With its intense psychological drama and elements of suspense, The Skin I Live In is a thought-provoking exploration of identity, revenge, and justice.

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field, Sydney Pollack
Rated R

Eyes Wide Shut follows the story of Dr. Bill Harford, a successful New York City doctor. After his wife, Alice, discloses that she has considered having an affair, Bill embarks on a night-long journey of sexual and moral discovery. During his travels, he encounters a mysterious masked orgy, a pair of dangerous criminals and a succession of individuals with shocking secrets. Along the way, he will confront his own dark impulses and engage in a battle of wills with a powerful figure known only as "The Doctor." Ultimately, Bill discovers a devastating secret that will challenge everything he thought he knew about desire, fidelity and mortality.

Dressed to Kill (1980)

Dressed to Kill
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon
Rated R

No Way Out (1987)

No Way Out
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Roger Donaldson, starring Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton
Rated R

Side Effects (2013)

Side Effects
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Rated R

Basic Instinct (1992)

Basic Instinct
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Paul Verhoeven, starring Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Rated R

Red Rock West (1993)

Red Rock West
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Dahl, starring Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, Craig Reay
Rated R

Trance (2013)

Trance
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel, Danny Sapani
Rated R

Fatal Attraction (1987)

Fatal Attraction
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Adrian Lyne, starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Latzen
Rated R

Body Double (1984)

Body Double
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton
Rated R

A Simple Favor (2018)

A Simple Favor
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Paul Feig, starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells
Rated R

Dead Calm (1989)

Dead Calm
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Phillip Noyce, starring Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar
Rated R

Wild Things (1998)

Wild Things
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From John McNaughton, starring Kevin Bacon, Neve Campbell, Matt Dillon, Denise Richards
Rated R

A Perfect Murder (1998)

A Perfect Murder
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Davis, starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet
Rated R

Jagged Edge (1985)

Jagged Edge
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Richard Marquand, starring Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Peter Coyote, Robert Loggia
Rated R

Out of Time (2003)

Out of Time
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Carl Franklin, starring Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain
Rated PG-13

After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

After Dark, My Sweet
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From James Foley, starring Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani
Rated R

Single White Female (1992)

Single White Female
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Barbet Schroeder, starring Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman
Rated R

Crash (1996)

Crash
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger
Rated NC-17

Malice (1993)

Malice
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Harold Becker, starring Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman, Bebe Neuwirth
Rated R

The Bedroom Window (1987)

The Bedroom Window
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Curtis Hanson, starring Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Isabelle Huppert, Paul Shenar
Rated R

Unlawful Entry (1992)

Unlawful Entry
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Kaplan, starring Kurt Russell, Ray Liotta, Madeleine Stowe, Roger E. Mosley
Rated R

Crimes of Passion (1984)

Crimes of Passion
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Ken Russell, starring Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt
Rated R

 



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