6 Crime Drama Movies To Watch After Netflix's 'The Woman in the Window'
These chilling thrillers will keep you up at night.
One of Netflix‘s many new releases, crime thriller movie The Woman in the Window has shot to the top of rankings upon its premiere on May 14. Starring Amy Adams and Julianne Moore, the nail-biting film is told from the perspective of Dr. Anna Fox (Amy Adams), who suffers from agoraphobia after a traumatic car accident. The character spends her days at home alone as she consumes alcohol every day with her prescribed medication. Her only hobby is sitting by the window and examining neighbors across the street. One day, Fox claims to witness a crime scene that she later attempts to solve.
For those who enjoyed The Woman in the Window, we’ve gathered a list of other crime drama movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Our picks include Split, a thriller featuring a character suffering from dissociative identity disorder, as well as award-winning films Us and Parasite. Continue reading for chilling titles to watch on your next movie night.
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Written, produced and directed by Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals follows the story of art gallery owner Susan Morrow (Amy Adams), who comes across a manuscript for a novel written by her ex-husband Edward Sheffield (Jake Gyllenhaal). As she reads through the book, she notices striking similarities with her previous relationship and forces herself to confront disturbing truths about her life.
Kevin (James McAvoy), who is diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder and has 23 alter egos, captures three teenage girls. With one additional personality yet to be revealed, the three imprisoned characters attempt to escape as they encounter multiple identities, including diabetic Jade and philosophical Orwell.
A Quiet Place (2018)
A mother (Emily Blunt) and father (John Krasinski) protect their two children as they struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic world conquered by blind monsters that react to sound. Humans are forced to stay quiet in order to avoid attacks from these creatures.
Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o), her husband, son and daughter visit her childhood home, where a series of mysterious events happen. The characters are forced to survive as they get attacked by four masked strangers, or doppelgängers, that take the appearances of the family members.
The Kim family, who lives in a basement apartment and works low-paying jobs, attempts to escape their financial situation by having everyone employed by the wealthy Park family. Kiwoo (Choi Wooshik) begins by posing as a Yonsei University student to tutor the Parks’ child, with his sister Kijung (Park Sodam) later joining as her fake identity Jessica.
Director: Ilya Naishuller
Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Connie Nielsen, Aleksei Serebryakov
Where To Watch: Amazon Prime
After being unable to protect his home or his family from a home invasion, Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk) decides to track down the burglars to threaten them. Later, he runs into a gang that comes after him, putting his wife and children in danger once again.
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