Acting Resources >> Movie Scripts >> Thriller Movie Scripts

Thriller Movie Scripts

339 Thriller Movie Scripts

The movie scripts we provide on this site are free to use for teaching and education purposes. View our disclaimer here. Proper credit is given to authors and writers where applicable.

Note: You may see a brief ad from our sponsors before being directed to any script page. Offer or Survey completion may be required before accessing any premium content. Thanks & enjoy!

Script Writer(s)
12 Monkeys David Peoples, Janet Peoples
127 Hours Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle
15 Minutes John Hertzfield
2012 Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser
48 Hrs. Steven E. De Souza, Walter Hill, Roger Spottiswoode, Larry Gross, Jeb Stuart
8MM Andrew Kevin Walker
Dry White Season, A Euzhan Palcy
A Few Good Men Aaron Sorkin
Absolute Power David Baldacci, William Goldman
After.Life Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo
Air Force One Andrew W. Marlowe
Alien 3 Rex Pickett
Alien: Resurrection Joss Whedon
Alien vs. Predator Peter Briggs
Alien Walter Hill, David Giler
Aliens James Cameron
All the President's Men William Goldman
Alone in the Dark Elan Mastai, Michael Roesch
American History X David McKenna
American Psycho Matthew Markwalder
Angels & Demons David Koepp, Akiva Goldsman
Anonymous John Orloff
Antitrust Howard Franklin
Apt Pupil Brandon Boyce
Arctic Blue Ross LaManna
Armageddon Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams
Assassins Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
Babel Guillermo Arriaga
Backdraft Gregory Widen
Bad Day at Black Rock Don McGuire, Millard Kaufman, Howard Breslin
Badlands Terence Malick
Barton Fink Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Basic Instinct Joe Eszterhas
Basic James Vanderbilt
Batman 2 Sam Hamm
Batman Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren
Black Swan Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John McLaughlin
Blade II David S. Goyer
Blade: Trinity David S. Goyer
Blood Simple Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Blue Velvet David Lynch
Body Heat Lawrence Kasdan
Body of Evidence Brad Mirman
Bodyguard Lawrence Kasdan
Boondock Saints 2: All Saints Day Troy Duffy
Bound Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Breakdown Jonathan Mostow
Broken Arrow Graham Yost
Broken Embraces Pedro Almodovar
Buried Chris Sparling
Cable Guy Lou Holtz Jr., Judd Apatow
Cellular Larry Cohen, Chris Morgan, J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Chaos Tony Giglio
Charade Peter Stone
Chasing Sleep Michael Walker
Cherry Falls Ken Selden
Chinatown Robert Towne
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Brian Helgeland
Cliffhanger Michael France
Collateral Damage Ronald Roose
Collateral Stuart Beattie, Frank Darabont, Michael Mann
Constantine Jamie Delano, Garth Ennis
Copycat Frank Pierson, Ann Biderman, Jay Presson Allen
Cowboys & Aliens Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Damon Lindelof
Cradle 2 the Grave John O'Brian, Channing Gibson
Crank Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Crash J.G. Ballard, David Cronenberg
Cube Andr� Bijelic, Vincenzo Natali, Graeme Manson
Dark City Alex Proyas
Dark Star John Carpenter, Dan O'Bannon
Darkman Joshua Goldin, Daniel Goldin, Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Chuck Pfarrer
Day of the Dead George A. Romero
Deception Mark Bomback, Patrick Marber
Deep Cover Michael Tolkin, Henry Bean
Deep Rising Steven Sommers, Robert Mark Kamen
Defiance Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick
Devil in a Blue Dress Carl Franklin, Walter Mosley
Devil's Advocate Andrew Neiderman, Jonathan Lemkin
Die Hard Jeb Stuart, Steven E. De Souza
Disturbia Christopher Landon, Carl Ellsworth
Dog Day Afternoon Frank Pierson
Donnie Brasco Paul Attanasio
Drag Me to Hell Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi
Eagle Eye John Glenn, Travis Wright
Eastern Promises Steven Knight
El Mariachi Robert Rodriguez
Enemy of the State David Marconi
Entrapment Ronald Bass, Michael Herzberg
Escape From L.A. John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell
Escape From New York John Carpenter, Nick Castle
Event Horizon Philip Eisner
eXistenZ David Cronenberg
Face Off Mike Werb, Michael Colleary
Fargo Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Fatal Instinct David O'Malley
Feast Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunston
Fight Club Jim Uhls
Final Destination 2 J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Final Destination James Wong, Glen Morgan
Fracture Dan Pyne
Freddy vs. Jason Peter Briggs
Frequency Toby Emmerich
Friday the 13th Victor Miller
From Dusk Till Dawn Quentin Tarantino
Gamer Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Gattaca Andrew Niccol
Get Carter Mike Hodges, Ted Lewis
Ghost Rider David S. Goyer
Ghost Ship Mark Hanlon
Ghost Bruce Joel Rubin
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Stuart Beattie, John Lee Hancock, Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Ginger Snaps Karen Walton
Godzilla Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich
Gothika Sebastian Gutierrez
Grosse Point Blank Tom Jankiewicz, D.V. deVincentis, S.K. Boatman, John Cusack
Hackers Rafael Moreu
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Daniel Farrands
Hancock Vincent Ngo, Vince Gilligan
Hannibal Steven Zaillian
Hard Rain Graham Yost
Heat Michael Mann
Heavenly Creatures Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson
Heist David Mamet
Hellbound: Hellraiser II Peter Atkins, Clive Barker
Hellraiser: Deader Clive Barker, Neal Marshall Stevens, Tim Day
Hollow Man Gary Scott Thompson, Andrew W. Marlowe
Hostage Robert Crais
Hotel Rwanda Keir Pearson, Terry George
I Am Number Four Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
I, Robot Hillary Seitz
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Trey Callaway
Insidious Leigh Whannell
Insomnia Hilary Seitz
Jacob's Ladder Bruce Joel Rubin
Jason X Todd Farmer
Jaws 2 Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler
Jaws Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb
Jennifer's Body Diablo Cody
Jennifer Eight Bruce Robinson
JFK Jim Marrs, Jim Garrison, Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar
John Q James Kearns
Jurassic Park III Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, John August, Jim Taylor
Jurassic Park: The Lost World David Koepp
Jurassic Park David Koepp
Kalifornia Tim Metcalfe
Kill Bill Volume 1 & 2 Quentin Tarantino
Killing Zoe Roger Avary
King Kong Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Klute Andy Lewis, David Lewis
L.A. Confidential Brian Helgeland
Lake Placid David E Kelley
Land of the Dead George A. Romero
Avventura, L' (The Adventure) Michelangelo Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, Tonino Guerra
Law Abiding Citizen Frank Darabont, Kurt Wimmer
Legion Peter Schink, Scott Stewart
Leviathan David Peoples, Jeb Stuart
Limitless Leslie Dixon
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Guy Ritchie
Lord of Illusions Clive Barker
Lord of War Andrew Niccol
Lost Highway David Lynch, Barry Gifford
Man On Fire Brian Helgeland
Manhunter Thomas Harris, Michael Mann
Margin Call J.C. Chandor
Martha Marcy May Marlene Sean Durkin
Max Payne Beau Michael Thorne
Memento Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Metro Randy Feldman
Miami Vice Michael Mann, Anthony Yerkovich
Midnight Express Oliver Stone, Billy Hayes, William Hoffer
Miller's Crossing Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Mimic Matt Greenberg, Guillermo del Toro
Minority Report Scott Frank
Mirrors Alexandre Aja, Gregory Levasseur
Misery William Goldman
Mission Impossible II Robert Towne
Mission Impossible Robert Towne
Mission to Mars Lowell Cannon, Jim Thomas, John Thomas, Graham Yost
Moon Duncan Jones, Nathan Parker
Mr Brooks Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon
Mulholland Drive David Lynch
Natural Born Killers Quentin Tarantino, David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone
Next Gary Goldman
Nick of Time Patrick Duncan, Ebbe Roe Smith
Ninja Assassin Matthew Sand, J. Michael Straczynski
Nurse Betty John C. Richards, James Flamberg
Obsessed David Loughery
Ocean's Eleven Ted Griffin, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell, Harry Brown, Charles Lederer
Ocean's Twelve George Nolfi
Omega Man John William Corrington
Out of Sight Scott Frank
Panic Room David Koepp
Peeping Tom Leo Marks
Phone Booth Larry Cohen
Pi Darren Aronofsky
Pineapple Express Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Pitch Black David Twohy
Point Break W. Peter Iliff, Rick King, Kathryn Bigelow
Predator Jim Thomas, John Thomas
Psycho Robert Bloch, Joseph Stefano
Public Enemies Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Eiderman
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Rear Window Cornell Woolrich, John Michael Hayes
Red Planet Chuck Pfarrer, Jonathan Lemkin
Reindeer Games Ehren Kruger
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino
Resident Evil George A. Romero
Ringu Takahashi Hiroshi
Ronin J.D. Zeik
S. Darko Nathan Atkins
Saw James Wan, Leigh Whannell
Scream 2 Kevin Williamson
Scream 3 Kevin Williamson, Ehren Kruger
Scream Kevin Williamson
Se7en Andrew Kevin Walker
Serenity Joss Whedon
Shallow Grave John Hodge
Shifty Eran Creevy
Signs M. Night Shyamalan
Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
So I Married an Axe Murderer Robbie Fox
Someone To Watch Over Me Howard Franklin, Danilo Bach, David Seltzer
Source Code Ben Ripley
Spare Me Christopher Grimm, Matthew Harrison
Spartan Brian Helgeland
Sphere Stephen Hauser
Star Trek: Nemesis John Logan
Stir of Echoes David Koepp, Richard Matheson
Strange Days James Cameron, Jay Cocks
Suspect Zero Zak Penn
Swordfish Skip Woods
Taking Lives Michael Pye, Jon Bokenkamp
Taxi Driver Paul Schrader
Terminator 2: Judgement Day James Cameron, William Wisher
Terminator Salvation John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Terminator Harlan Ellison, James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher Jr.
The Abyss James Cameron
The Adjustment Bureau George Nolfi, Philip K Dick
The Assignment Dan Gordon, Sabi H. Shabtai
The Beach Alex Garland, John Hodge
The Big Lebowski Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
The Birds Daphne Du Maurier, Evan Hunter
The Black Dahlia Josh Friedman, James Ellroy
The Book of Eli Gary Whitta
The Boondock Saints Troy Duffy
The Bourne Identity Tony Gilroy, Robert Ludlum
The Bourne Supremacy Tony Gilroy, Brian Helgeland, Robert Ludlum
The Bourne Ultimatum Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns, George Nolfi
The Butterfly Effect J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
The Cell Mark Protosevich
The Crow: City of Angels David S Goyer, James O'Barr
The Crow Salvation Chip Johannessen
The Crow David Schow
The Day the Earth Stood Still Edmund H. North
The Debt Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Peter Straughan
The Departed William Monahan
The French Connection Ernest Tidyman
The Fugitive Jeb Stuart, David N. Twohy
The Game John Brancato, Michael Ferris, Larry Gross, Andrew Kevin Walker
The Getaway Walter Hill
The Ghost and the Darkness William Goldman
The Grudge Stephen Susco
The Hangover Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
The Haunting David Self, Michael Tolkin
The Insider Eric Roth, Michael Mann
The Island Caspian Tredwell-Owen
The Italian Job Donna Powers, Wayne Powers, Troy Kennedy-Martin
The Jacket Marc Rocco, Tom Bleecker, Massy Tadjedin
The Kingdom Matthew Michael Carnahan
The Last Boy Scout Shane Black
The Life of David Gale Charles Randolph
The Long Kiss Goodnight Shane Black
The Losers Peter Berg, James Vanderbilt
The Man Who Knew Too Much John Michael Hayes
The Manchurian Candidate Richard Condon, George Axelrod, Dean Georgaris
The Matrix Reloaded Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
The Matrix Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
The Mechanic Karl Gajdusek, Lewis John Carlino
The Next Three Days Paul Haggis
The Nines John August
The Ninth Gate Arturo P�rez-Reverte, John Brownjohn, Enrique Urbizu, Roman Polanski
The Pacifier Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Jason Fulardi
The Prophecy Gregory Widen
The Relic Amy Holden Jones
The Road Joe Penhall
The Ruins Scott Smith
The Saint Jonathan Hensleigh
The Salton Sea Tony Gayton
The Shining Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson
The Siege Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick
The Sixth Sense M. Night Shyamalan
The Stuntman Lawrence B. Marcus, Richard Rush, Paul Brodeur
The Talented Mr. Ripley Anthony Minghella
The Thing John W. Campbell Jr., Bill Lancaster
The Tourist Julian Fellowes
The Usual Suspects Christopher McQuarrie
The Village M. Night Shyamalan
The World is not Enough Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Bruce Feirstein, Ian Fleming
The X-Files: Fight the Future Chris Carter
Thelma & Louise Callie Khouri
Thunderheart John Fusco
Ticker Paul B. Margolis
Timber Falls Dan Kay, Tony Giglio
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan
Tomorrow Never Dies Bruce Feirstein, Ian Fleming
Total Recall Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Steven Pressfield
Traffic Stephen Gaghan
Training Day David Ayer
True Lies Claude Zidi, Simon Micha�l, Didier Kaminka, James Cameron
True Romance Quentin Tarantino
Twilight: New Moon Melissa Rosenberg, Stephenie Meyer
Twilight Melissa Rosenberg
Twin Peaks Mark Frost, David Lynch, Robert Engels
Two For The Money Dan Gilroy
U Turn John Ridley, Richard Rutowski, Oliver Stone
Unbreakable M. Night Shyamalan
Unknown Oliver Butcher, Stephen Cornwell
V for Vendetta Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Valkyrie Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander
Vanilla Sky Cameron Crowe
Very Bad Things Peter Berg
Virtuosity Eric Bernt
Walking Tall Mort Briskin, David Klass
Wanted Michael Brandt, Derek Haas
War of the Worlds Josh Friedman, David Koepp
Watchmen David Hayter, Alex Tse
We Own the Night James Gray
What Lies Beneath Sarah Kernochan, Clark Gregg
When a Stranger Calls Steve Feke, Fred Walton
While She Was Out Susan Montford, Edward Bryant
White Jazz Joe Carnahan, Matthew Michael Carnahan
Whiteout Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, Greg Rucka
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman
Wild At Heart David Lynch
Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough Andy Hurst, Ross Helford
Wind Chill Joseph Gangemi, Steven Katz
Witness Earl W. Wallace, Pamela Wallace, William Kelley
X-Men Origins: Wolverine David Benioff, Skip Woods
xXx Rich Wilkes