10 Best Thriller Movies On Disney Plus In Canada in 2022

When we hear the word Disney, we can almost associate it with feelings like harmony, love, coziness, and the promise that despite the failures, we will always make our way to freedom.

So if you’re looking for splendid ways to pass your time and provide your children or friends with a sense of entertainment in these dreadful times, Disney Plus is the best streaming app for you to install this summer!

We have crafted a list of the best thriller movies on Disney Plus, which consist of all of our favorite movie characters like Bryan, the CIA agent and devoted dad from Taken, and Jack Bruno, the taxi driver who develops a close friendship with two siblings to help them locate a spaceship.

We can assure you that your summer fiesta is just starting with these films!


The Sixth Sense (1999)

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Director: M Night Shamalayan

Writer: M. Night Shamalayan

Cast: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collete

IMDB rating: 8/10

A list of best thriller movies on Disney Plus won’t be complete without the M. Night Shamalayan classic. Bruce Willis plays Malcolm Crove, a successful child psychologist. He is invited to give lectures at universities all over America because of a successful scientific breakthrough in the way child psychology is conducted.

However, his personal life is in shambles as his marriage to his wife is falling apart, and the wife begins seeing new people behind his back. Malcolm’s new patient is a little boy named Cole, who reveals that he can see dead people who keep urging him to help fulfill their last requests towards the people who killed them.

As Malcolm begins working with him, he discovers some horrific truths about himself and his wife that he had never come across before.

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Black Swan (2010)

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Director: Darren Aronofsky

Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz

Cast: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Rhyder

IMDB: 8/10

Natalie Portman’s classic film has been included in every list of best thrillers on Disney Plus, so this should be on your watch list! Nina is an ambitious ballet dancer whose dream is to play the lead in the celebrated ballet show “White Swan.”

However, when auditions at her dance academy occur, she is shocked when the newcomer Lily is picked over her. Her director, Thomas, tells her that she is too repressed and reminds her that Lilly is her competition since she is more carefree and swift with her performances.

As Nina continues to work hard to win over Thomas to win the leading role, she slowly begins to lose control over reality and descend into madness.

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The Empty Man (2020)

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Director: David Prior

Writer: David Prior, Cullen Bunn

Cast: James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland, Sasha Frolova

IMDB: 5/10

James Lasombra is recovering from the death of his daughter and wife, who died in a car crash when they were leaving the house at night. He tries to bury himself in work to forget about his pain and comes across the case of a missing 10-year-old girl.

The girl was abducted from her house by two people in the afternoon when she was playing in the street. As James begins investigating the two people who are revealed to be cult members, he is horrified when he comes across the cult trying to sacrifice people to bring back a terrifying supernatural entity.

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The Last King of Scotland (2006)

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Director: Kevin Macdonald

Writer: Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock, Giles Foden

Cast: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker

IMDB: 6/10

This movie brings to life the last few months of the life of the brutal Ugandan dictator: Idi Amin, as chronicled by his close friend and physician, Dr. Nicholas. Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh, is flying to Uganda to work at a missionary clinic run by Dr.

David Merrit and his wife, Sarah. Soon after, Garrigan has an opportunity to meet with the new President, General Idi Amin, who praises him for his stellar work as a doctor for the women and children of Uganda.

After a while, Idi Amin offers Nicholas to become his physician and modernize Uganda’s health-care system: a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that the doctor cannot turn down.

But, on the other hand, Garrigan finds himself increasingly stuck in the moral abyss of Idi Amin’s violent megalomania, putting his whole soul in jeopardy. Nicholas becomes entangled when he finally summons the resolve to rise above the chaos.

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127 Hours (2010)

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Director: Danny Boyle

Writer: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy

Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara

IMDB: 6/10

Looking for some good thriller movies on Disney Plus about finding courage in the most unprecedented times? Well, this one is perfect for you! With his childhood dream to travel to Utah and climb mountains, 21-year-old Aaron Ralston graduates college and then packs his bags to go mountain climbing in Utah.

While climbing over a cliff, he slips and falls down a hole, crushing his arm between a boulder, and he is trapped, with no one around to hear his screams.

Aaron realizes that he is on his own with his camera, and time is slipping by until he ultimately falls into the deep end; he has to bring forward all the courage that he has to scale the 65-foot wall and climb back to the top, and then hike 7 miles down to the clinic to receive help.

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Logan (2020)

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Director: James Mangold

Writer: James Mangold, Scott Frank

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen

IMDB: 8/10

A key trait of some of the best thriller movies on Disney Plus is that they involve an unexpected adventure between two people who know what lies at the end of the journey will be their freedom.

In a future where humans have extinguished all mutant creatures, Logan and Professor X are hiding in a cave where they are leading a quiet life. Logan’s self-healing powers are dwindling, and he refuses to fight crime and instead makes a living as a driver.

One day, a girl arrives at his doorstep and begs his help to take her to Canada to seek refuge from scientists who wish to keep using her for experiments. The girl’s name is Laura, who reveals that she was created in a lab by scientists using Logan’s DNA and has the same powers as him.

Professor X implores Logan on how he wishes to spend the remainder of his life, and Logan decides to put his powers to good use and make sure that the efforts of the X-Men do not die out entirely by saving Laura.

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Taken (2008)

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Director: Pierre Morel

Writer: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kemmen

Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace

IMDB: 8/10

Estranged dad Bryan is a retired CIA agent who is dismayed to find out that his daughter is traveling to Paris with her best friend to attend a concert. When he receives a phone call from his daughter, she is suddenly kidnapped by an Albanian group of human traffickers, with no indication of where they are going.

Armed with his history of working in the CIA and determined to take revenge against the men who kidnapped his daughter, Bryan travels to Paris to bring her back.

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Mighty Joe young (1998)

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Director: Ron Underwood

Writer: Merian C. Cooper, Ruth Rose, Mark Rosenthal

Cast: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron

IMDB: 6/10

Joe was a baby gorilla when he was left in the care of Jill Young, a wild jungle girl who became Joe’s closest friend. When they grow up, they come across a man from the animal sanctuary expert named Bill, who encourages them to travel with him to his shelter in Wisconsin.

where he can make sure Joe receives proper care and nurturing and can live in a safe environment. Joe, at first, feels uneasy in his new environment where he cannot find his old friends, but soon comes to like the other human experts who feed him and take care of him.

However, a group of poachers who think selling Joe will provide them with a lot of money and plot ways they can steal him from the zoo.

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National Treasure (2004)

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Director: Joe Turteltaub

Writer: Jim Kouf, Cormac Wibberley

Cast: Nicholas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha

IMDB: 7/10

Benjamin Franklin Gates is a descendant of a family of treasure hunters who hears of a national treasure from his grandfather. The treasure is hidden in the land, and the clue to the treasure chest has been dispersed around the country.

Benjamin’s father despises treasure hunting, having spent 20 years searching for it without success. When Ben’s accomplice Ian chooses to steal the ‘Declaration of Independence’ for the next clue, the plot twists. Ben rejects Ian’s suggestion, and the two grow antagonistic.

When Ben informed the FBI about the possible theft, they were skeptical. Ben decides to steal the ‘Declaration of Independence’ from Ian to preserve it. When Ben meets the archives curator, Abigail Chase, the two of them plot ways they can steal the historical artifact before the mercenaries do and unleash horrifying things with it.

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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)

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Director: Andy Fickman

Writer: Matt Lopez, Mark Bomback, Alexander Key

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb

IMDB: 5/10

Jack Bruno, a reformed ex-con, works as a taxi driver in Las Vegas. Dr. Alex Friedman, who will give a scientific talk at the UFO Convention at Planet Hollywood, is picked up by the suspicious Jack.

Then he is pressed by two henchmen of his former boss, the criminal Wolff, who want to speak with him, but Jack refuses to return to a life of crime. Jack fights them off and then finds two adolescents in the backseat of his cab out of nowhere.

Sara and Seth claim to be siblings who need to travel to a spot outside of Las Vegas in the middle of nowhere. Meanwhile, the government discovers a crashed spaceship near Las Vegas and pursues it.

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Conclusion:

Disney movies have a certain charm of revoking nostalgia, longing, and the warm feeling that every bad phase you’re going through will pass away soon.

With the Disney Plus app, you’re in for a ton of fun and excitement as the list of best thriller movies on Disney Plus we’ve crafted for you evoke stories of found family, unprecedented adventures, finding courage when all hope is lost, and much more.