Best Made-For-TV Thriller Movies

by halloweenh27 | created - 26 Dec 2017 | updated - 26 Dec 2017 | Public

A list of amazing thriller movies, produced for televison broadcast

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1. Killer Deal (1999 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The year is 2013. After a world-wide economic collapse in 2009, the entire middle-class is wiped out, leaving only high-class and low-class. The high-class rich reside in a place called ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Borris | Stars: Rick Rossovich, Claudette Mink, Ellen Dubin, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 141

2. Heaven's Fire (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Thriller, Action

Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a ... See full summary »

Director: David Warry-Smith | Stars: Eric Roberts, Jürgen Prochnow, Venus Terzo, Kaj-Erik Eriksen

Votes: 316

3. Panic in the Skies (1996 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Drama

The cockpit of a Boeing 747 is struck by lightning during takeoff for a flight to Europe, fatally injuring the flight crew. Laurie, the senior flight attendant, enlists the aid of passenger... See full summary »

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Kate Jackson, Ed Marinaro, Erik Estrada, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 319

4. Lost Souls (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

As a family moves into their new country home, strange events occur, making them believe that their autistic daughter is communicating with the spirits of two murdered children.

Director: Jeff Woolnough | Stars: John Savage, Barbara Sukowa, Richard Lintern, Laura Harling

Votes: 245

5. Submerged (2000)

R | 95 min | Action

Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Coolio, Maxwell Caulfield, Brent Huff, Nicole Eggert

Votes: 606

6. The Darklings (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A bed-ridden teen believes he has witnessed the murder of one of his neighbors. When no body is found, he then recruits friends to attempt to prove the death.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Timothy Busfield, Ryan DeBoer, Meghan Ory

Votes: 259

7. The Other Wife (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Kate is devastated to learn that her husband Billy has been living a double life. Even worse, a killer is after her because he thinks that she has the money her late husband stole.

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: Kimberley Hews, Tonya Kay, Christine Sclafani, Nick Principe

Votes: 537

8. Killing Moon (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A mysterious disease threatens airline passengers.

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Kim Coates, Daniel Baldwin, Penelope Ann Miller, Daniel Kash

Votes: 386

9. Survivor (1999 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

An Arctic oil rig crew discovers something strange far beneath the Earth's surface, which may or may not be responsible for the series of murders that begin to take place.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Greg Evigan, Rachael Crawford, Claudia Michelsen, David Hewlett

Votes: 251

10. Terror in the Mall (1998 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Action, Thriller

A group of people are trapped in a deserted mall during a flood along with an escaped prisoner.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Rob Estes, Shannon Sturges, Kai Wiesinger, Angeline Ball

Votes: 395

11. Moving Target (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Jason Bateman, John Glover, Jack Wagner, Chynna Phillips

Votes: 411

12. Deadly Skies (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Michael Boisvert, Dominic Zamprogna

Votes: 484

13. Christina's House (2000)

R | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A girl walks up to a big, old house to sell cookies. She gets murdered. A 16 y.o. cute girl has just moved in there with her dad and annoying brother. She hears strange noises in the house. Is there someone else there?

Director: Gavin Wilding | Stars: Brendan Fehr, Brad Rowe, Allison Lange, John Savage

Votes: 1,993

14. Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare (1995 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When bees attack an isolated country house, a family must stick together to survive.

Director: Rockne S. O'Bannon | Stars: Robert Hays, Nancy Stafford, Ryan Phillippe, Gina Philips

Votes: 830

15. Dream House (1998 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Techno terror. A young couple move into a sophisticated home of the future where everything is automated by a super computer. However, the cutting edge device soon turns murderous!

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Lisa Jakub, Brennan Elliott, Dan Petronijevic

Votes: 258

16. Nightmare Street (1998 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

After a woman jumps in front of a truck to save her daughter's life, she wakes up in the hospital in a seemingly alternate reality where everyone and everything in her life are different, including her own name.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Rena Sofer, Steve Harris, Matthew Walker

Votes: 349

17. Cabin by the Lake (2000 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Judd Nelson, Hedy Burress, Michael Weatherly, Susan Gibney

Votes: 2,181

18. Murderous Intent (1995 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

A woman discovers that she's the linchpin of a plot by her mother and her mother's lover to kill his wife.

Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Lesley Ann Warren, Tushka Bergen, Dash Mihok

Votes: 133

19. The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (1989 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A woman's husband and his lover try to drive her mad at their seaside mansion.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Sela Ward, Michael Woods, Roscoe Born, Polly Bergen

Votes: 341

20. Inferno (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama

Scorching disaster movie starring James Remar (Dexter). When a huge fireball hurtles towards the Earth the authorities have only hours to react before temperatures soar beyond human tolerance.

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: James Remar, Stephanie Niznik, Daniel von Bargen, Anthony Starke

Votes: 624

21. Mommy's Little Girl (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

Growing up under terrible circumstances in a loveless home, a girl who finally finds happiness refuses to let anyone take it from her.

Director: Curtis Crawford | Stars: Fiona Gubelmann, Emma Hentschel, James Gallanders, Mikael Conde

Votes: 438

22. Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 69 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The Rockmores set out on a family road trip with an uninvited Kel stashed in the trunk. While camping out in the woods, Kenan has a scary encounter with a mysterious, shadowy figure...

Director: Michael Grossman | Stars: Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Ken Foree, Teal Marchande

Votes: 857

23. The Spiral Staircase (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

During a storm, a group of people are trapped inside a mansion with a killer.

Director: James Head | Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Judd Nelson, Alex McArthur, Debbe Dunning

Votes: 346

24. The Colony (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Hedden | Stars: John Ritter, Mary Page Keller, Hal Linden, Marshall R. Teague

Votes: 692

25. The Lake (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A nurse returns to her home town to care for her dying father, and finds everyone she knows there has undergone a bizarre personality change.

Director: David Jackson | Stars: Yasmine Bleeth, Linden Ashby, Stanley Anderson, Haley Joel Osment

Votes: 651

26. The Wrong Mother (2017)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

Kaylene Larsen's dream finally came true: beautiful twins from an in vitro procedure. But when Kaylene needs home care, the nurse she hires is none other than the egg donor herself -- and the crazy woman has come to claim "her" babies.

Director: Craig Goldstein | Stars: Vanessa Marcil, Brooke Nevin, Stephen Snedden, Elizabeth Bond

Votes: 315

27. The Haunting of Lisa (1996 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A young girl experiences disturbing visions of a tragedy that took place 30 years earlier, that may be connected to a recent unsolved murder.

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Duncan Regehr, Aemilia Robinson, Don Allison

Votes: 238

28. Don't Look Behind You (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A family is thrust into the Federal Witness Relocation program that fails, in deadly ways, to protect them.

Director: David Winning | Stars: Patrick Duffy, Pam Dawber, Dominic Raacke, Anne Marie DeLuise

Votes: 197

29. Summer of Fear (1978 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

A teenage girl's life is turned upside down after her cousin moves into her house, and as time goes by, she begins to suspect that she may be a practitioner of witchcraft.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Linda Blair, Lee Purcell, Jeremy Slate, Jeff McCracken

Votes: 1,913

30. Total Stranger (1999)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

A middle-aged woman takes on a young female tenant to help pay her debts, but gets a lot more than she bargains for when the girl starts to act very strangely indeed . . .

Director: Joe Cacaci | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Zoe McLellan, Dan Lauria, Jay Thomas

Votes: 300

31. Inhabited (2003 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A family dismisses their daughter's claims of "fairies" living in the playhouse in their new home's backyard, until they discover another girl described the same beings in their home, decades before.

Director: Kelly Sandefur | Stars: Megan Gallagher, Eric Lutes, Sofia Vassilieva, Greg Cipes

Votes: 618

32. Love Thy Neighbor (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A woman moves to a gated community following a violent home invasion, but encounters sinister problems with her new neighbor.

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Shannon Lawson, Gary Hudson, Ksenia Solo

Votes: 608

33. Miracle Landing (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

A passenger jet loses a portion of its fuselage in flight over Hawaii and is forced to make an emergency landing.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Wayne Rogers, Ana Alicia, Nancy Kwan

Votes: 495

34. Voyage of Terror (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An infectious disease researcher is on a cruise with her daughter when an ebola-type virus attacks the ship's passengers and crew.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Michael Ironside, Martin Sheen, Horst Buchholz

Votes: 352

35. Someone Is Watching (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Cory is a young boy who has just moved into a new house with his mom. He develops a relationship with an "imaginary" friend who lives in his closet. No one believes him until people start ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Jackson | Stars: Stefanie Powers, Mickey Toft, Margot Kidder, Stewart Bick

Votes: 355

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