Who doesn’t love being absorbed into a fantastic psychological thriller?

I certainly do!

Today I’ve decided to share with you my favourite movies. I’m sure there are some great newer thrillers to share with you, but since I live under a rock (hello, 1997!) you’ll just have to watch these classics until I catch up on the latest.

Warning: All of these thrillers are quite graphic but if you can ignore some blood and uncover your eyes then you will most certainly enjoy these twisty films!

The Girl on the Train (2016)

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing person’s investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

Hide and Seek (2005)

As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife’s suicide, his daughter finds solace — at first — in her imaginary friend.

Taking Lives (2004)

An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.

The Life of David Gale (2003)

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Don’t Say a Word (2001)

When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he’s horrified to discover that the abductors’ demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..

Memento (2000)

A man juggles searching for his wife’s murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.

Kiss the Girls (1997)

Police hunting for a serial kidnapper are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.


Note: All of these descriptions are from www.imdb.com

Also, please don’t judge me for being super twisted!

About the Author

Tara Richardson is a Peer Support Specialist at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, Ontario. Her own personal journey through mental illness has led her to be a passionate and dedicated advocate for mental health recovery. Tara is an aspiring author who is in the (long) process of writing and editing her memoir compiled from journal entries beginning at age 11. Tara has a B.A. in Psychology, a diploma in Social Service Work, and a certificate in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Tara can be contacted at: tara_richardson913@hotmail.com Non-creepy fan mail gladly welcomed.