While filmmakers create interesting stories across genres, there is something about thriller movies that sets them apart from others. The build-up of story and characters, unexpected twists and turns, the goosebump moments when you least expect it – thriller hands down is the best genre. For all those who love watching thriller movies, we have compiled a list of the best thriller movies of 2022 on Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and more that are high on mystery, suspense and drama.
7 best thriller movies of 2022 (so far) to watch on Netflix, ZEE5 and more that will keep you at the edge of your seat
1. A Thursday – Disney+ Hotstar
One of the most gripping thriller movies of the year, Yami Gautam’s A Thursday is worth every minute. Naina, a school teacher kidnaps 16 students and puts forth her list of demands that shakes the entire nation. Directed by Behzad Khambata, the movie stars Yami Gautam, Atul Kulkarni and Neha Dhupia.
2. Veeramae Vaagai Soodum – SEA5
The Tamil-language cop action thriller film is directed by Thu Pa Saravanan and stars Dimple Hayathi, Akilan Pushparaj, Raveena Ravi and Vishal. The movie is about Porus, a common man who wants to serve the nation and wants to become a police officer. When an unfortunate incident occurs with his sister, he decides to take matters into his own hand and find the culprit.
3. Bheemla Nayak – Disney+ Hotstar
Pawan Kalyan’s most talked-about movie of the year, Bheemla Nayak is a must-watch on the list for all those who like a mixed bag of action, drama, thriller and more. Things change when the egos of an upright police officer and a retired army havildar clash. The movie is a remake of the Malayalam movie Ayyappanum Koshiyum† Directed by Saagar K. Chandra, the movie features Pawan Kalyan, Rana Daggubati, Nithya Menen and Samyuktha Menon in lead.
4. Valimai – SEA5
If you haven’t watched Ajit Kumar’s Valimai yet, make sure to binge-watch it this weekend. The cop drama revolves around an officer who goes up against a rogue biker gang. valimaic is directed by H Vinoth and features Huma Qureshi, Pearle Maaney, Kartikeya Gummakonda and Yogi Babu in pivotal roles. This movie will be a treat for Ajit fans.
5. Kimi – Amazon Prime Video
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the movie stars India de Beaufort, Derek DelGaudio, Sarai Koo and Jaime Camil. The movie will remind you of Jimmy Stewart’s classic Rear Window. An agoraphobic tech worker discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but when she tries to report the same, is met with resistance. In order to get justice, she must step out of her apartment and that is something she fears the most.
6. All the Old Knives – Amazon Prime Video
Based on the novel of the same name by Steinhauer, the thriller movie features Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishburne, and Jonathan Pryce. When an agent leaks information that costs more than 100 people their lives, two CIA operatives, and former lovers Henry Pelham and Celia Harrison reunite to find the mole.
7. The Kashmir Files – In Cinemas
Vivek Agnihotri’s directorial isn’t just the most talked about movie of the year but also is filled with thrilling elements from start to end. The movie is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990 and features Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumaar, Pallavi Joshi, Puneet Issar and others.