Looking for a chill down the spine? Longing for an adrenaline rush? Desperate for a blush on your cheeks? All you need to satisfy that rush of excitement is a Hulu subscription.
Regardless of what kind of thrill you’re looking for, Hulu has you covered with a library full of twisted love stories, creepy creature features, dark laughs, mind-blowing crime stories, and fantasy movies covered in mayhem. We’ve tracked it all down to bring you the cream of the crop.
Here are the best thrillers on Hulu(opens in a new tab) streaming now.
1. 12 hour shift (2020)
Do you want to relax with a large dose of humor? Then you’ll appreciate this black comedy/horror thriller about a pair of bumbling black market organ harvesters. Written and directed by Brea Grant, 12 hour shift It begins in a dilapidated Arkansas hospital, where Mandy (Angela Bettis) fuels up on gas (and some illicit drugs) to get through a long night that involves delivering a kidney to her perky but goofy cousin Regina (Chloe Farnworth). When a colder mix-up sends a ruthless kingpin (Mick Foley) some cans of cola instead of the kidney, the cousins have a few hours to find the MIA organ…or deliver theirs. Grant’s clever and cheeky script elegantly blends grim jokes with thunderous threats and a dizzying brand of mayhem to make for a wildly funny ride.
how to look: 12 hour shift is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
two. fight club (1999)
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Based on the brilliant and searing novel by Chuck Palahniuk, fight club follows the dysfunctional friendship of an unhappy pencil pusher (Edward Norton) and a handsome and dangerous anarchist named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). Together, they start an underground boxing club that quickly grows into a cult of aimless, frustrated men searching for a savior, no matter how deeply flawed he may be. A box office disappointment that found a following on home video, David Fincher’s uncompromising thriller has been ignored, adored, scorned and misunderstood. for everything fight clubThe mix of dark humor, searing social commentary, and disgusting twists makes for one hell of a thrill ride.
How to watch: fight club is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
3. murder memories (2003)
South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has built a reputation as a modern master of suspense with films like Kinetic Creature. the host(opens in a new tab)the sci-fi thrill ride snow drills, the ruthlessly intimate drama breastand the Oscar winner for Best Picture that bends the genre parasites(opens in a new tab). Many of these are also on Hulu right now. But to truly appreciate the genius of this acclaimed director, you must see his second feature film, which has recently been made available in the United States. Loosely based on a true series of murder mysteries, murder memories centers on a trio of cops on the hunt for a sinister stalker who murders women every time it rains. With lurid details, this is one movie that turns your stomach. However, true to form, Bong works with sharp humor and grumpy cultural criticism. In this case, his sharp script illuminates the dangers of toxic masculinity and copaganda movies by acting as a scathing parody of the latter. Bong’s recurring collaborator Song Kang-ho co-stars with Kim Roi-ha and Kim Sang-kyung.
how to look: murder memories is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
Four. 47 meters down (2017)
In this sensational shark-infested thriller, Mandy Moore and Claire Holt play two sisters whose vacation getaway spirals out of control. When a freak accident drops a cage of sharks to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, they must rely on their wits to survive a potential feeding frenzy. Director and co-writer Johannes Roberts cleverly charts a course toward terror, swimming from one suspicious escape attempt to the next. With chilling lead performances and hints of shark action, this creature feature will take your breath away.
how to look: 47 meters down is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
5. titans (2021)
One of the best movies of 2021, titans is the story of a sexy serial killer on the run. But not in any way that he might expect or feel remotely cool. Julia Ducournau, the French filmmaker who shocked and amazed critics with her cannibalistic coming-of-age drama, Raw, returns with the story of a homicidal erotic dancer (a fascinating Agathe Rousselle), who flees her murder spree by assuming the identity of a long-lost boy. And that’s far from the wildest twist in the film. Fueled by blood, gasoline, love, pain, lust and body horror, titans is a thriller that opens with a woman having sex with a muscle car, then never gives up on mind-blowing mayhem. This is an adrenaline rush that will leave you dizzy. Can you control it?
How to watch: titans is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
6. Black Swan (2010)
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Thirsty for a sensational and sexy psychological thriller? Then you’ll want to immerse yourself in the bondage and frenzy of Darren Aronofsky’s universally heralded film. Black Swan. In an Academy Award-winning role, Natalie Portman plays a ballerina ready to snatch the coveted title role in Tchaikovsky’s play. swan lake. However, the New York City Ballet scene is one of brutality and cut-throat competition. A bitter woman (Winona Ryder), a ruthless art director (Vincent Cassel), a sultry rival (Mila Kunis) and an insistent stage mom (Barbara Hershey) push her body and mind to the limit. Bones creak, synapses break, and those feathers sprout from his back? Swirling with surreal sequences, this riveting film draws audiences into the fragmented psyche of her heroine, bleeding with lust, ambition and nightmares. The result is seductive, haunting and exceptionally exciting. Do you dare to join the dance?
how to look: Black Swan is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
7. perspective (2018)
Combining sci-fi and Western elements, this is a hidden gem you won’t want to miss. Your Wild West is a distant alien moon, rich in rare minerals but plagued by toxic spores and treacherous rogues. There, a teenage girl (Sophie Thatcher) is the cautious apprentice of her future father (Jay Duplass). But once they part ways, she reluctantly teams up with a soft-spoken gunslinger (Pedro Pascal) to find the treasure and get out of Dodge before it’s too late. Writer/directors Zeek Earl and Christopher Caldwell create a heady mix of genres that enriches every turn with possibilities for danger and heroism. However, the biggest perspective has to offer is the dynamic chemistry between a surly Thatcher and a smiling Pascal as their characters form a volatile yet powerful friendship. A slow-moving thriller sparkling with action and the charisma of its stars, including A girl comes home alone at night Sheila Vand— perspective is a dazzling indie to be treasured.
how to look: perspective is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
8th borders (2018)
One of the most jaw-dropping movies of 2018, this Swedish hit starts out as a romance but ends in a suspenseful, fantasy-filled story. Eva Melander stars as a homebound customs officer with a unique ability to sniff out contraband material. Feeling outcast, she leads a lonely life, that is, until she meets a kindred spirit (Eero Milonoff), who urges her to take risks and thus discover the secret of her true identity. Inspirations from folklore and a playful rejection of heteronormative romance collide in surprising and exciting ways in director Ali Abbasi’s critically acclaimed take. But be careful: in the midst of love and beauty, borders a puzzling criminal plot grows that is sure to make you squirm. Slow-burning, bittersweet, and boldly optimistic, this film will thrill and chill you and maybe even make you swoon.*
how to look: borders is now streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
9. knives and skin (2019)
Do you want a spine-chilling thriller? other You have sang? Next, you must enjoy writer/director Jennifer Reeder’s hypnotic musical, which begins with the disappearance of a teenage girl. For the audience, there is no mystery in what happened to Carolyn Harper. It is her grieving mother, her confused classmates, and her distracted neighbors who struggled with the question. Through this fog of dread and fear, they come together in tangled threads and covers of haunting songs, the latest of which are ’80s hits like “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” The boredom of small-town life and teenage angst are carefully woven into the emotional tension of an uncertain future. With a candy-colored aesthetic and creepy atmosphere, Reeder and her crackling ensemble manifest a world that is as enchanting as it is unnerving.
how to look: knives and skin is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
10 american animals (2018)
Documentary filmmaker Bart Layton first captivated film critics with The impostor, which revealed a twisted story of a French con man posing as a missing American boy. Its riveting follow-up blurs the lines between documentary and docudrama to unravel the disturbing case of the Transylvania University library heist. Stranger-than-fiction details imply an obsession with the film. reserve dogs, a plot to fence off a rare art book, and old man costumes. However, Layton takes things to a mind-boggling new level. Not only does he cast famous performers like Evan Peters and Barry Keoghan to play the young thieves, but he also weaves their real-life counterparts into sequences with them. Thrown onto a movie set, the convicted robbers muse and bicker over different details with their stunt doubles from the movie as they hurtle toward a disastrous plan. The result is a thriller that invites audiences to experience the thrill of a heist movie and then the agony of its protagonists, who crossed the line and lived to regret it.*
How to watch: american animals is streaming on Hulu.(opens in a new tab)
indicates that the report comes from a previous Mashable list. UPDATE: Oct. January 1, 2022 at 5:00 a.m. EDT
This list has been updated to reflect current streaming options.