There's something to be said for horror films that make you leap out of your seat (or shamelessly crawl over to the other side of the couch). However, you might prefer something with fewer ghosts and gore and a little more suspense and drama on occasion. Psychological thrillers are a good example of this.These films give thrills, chills, and intrigue, as the name of their genre suggests. The best psychological thrillers will keep you on edge long after the credits have rolled, with a climax that will leave you with more scope for interpretation and thought.Here's a list of some of the best psychological thrillers to keep an eye out for.1. Felt, Jason BankerThis movie is a fascinating indie feminist riff on superhero tropes. A young woman creates an alter ego to cope with the trauma inflicted upon her by men.2. Swallow, Carlo Mirabella DavisIts plot follows a young woman, who, emotionally stifled in her marriage and domestic life, develops an impulse to consume inedible objects.3. Extremities, Robert M YoungA woman turns the knife on her stalker and rapist who violates her.4. Images, Robert AltmanCathryn battles the taunting apparition that mock her about her husband's suspected affair until she (and the audience) can no longer determine what is real, and what was born from her paranoid imagination.5. Inland Empire, David LynchThe actors learn that the project is a remake of an unfinished film in which the stars were murdered. Lynch deconstructs cliched binary representations of women on the levels of content, form and narrative.6. The Silence Of The Lambs, Jonathan DemmeClarice Sterling, an FBI agent, seeks help from Hannibal Lecter, a psychopathic serial killer and former psychiatrist, to apprehend another serial killer who has been claiming female victims.7. Gone Girl, David FincherWhen a man's wife goes missing without a trace, he finds himself at the heart of a search for her. Along the way, it becomes evident that she isn'tand never has beenthe woman he believed she was.8. The Girl On The Train, Tate TaylorWhen an untrustworthy witness witnesses something shocking on her everyday commute, she becomes obsessed with solving the mysterybut no one believes her.9. The Invisible Man, Leigh WhannellAfter a young lady manages to flee her controlling ex, he continues to terrorise her lifebut she is unable to stop him. When you contemplate everything that goes undetected in The Invisible Man, your brain will spin.10. Ma, Tate TaylorWhen a bunch of young teenagers who were allowed to party in a lonely, middle-aged woman's basement find the truth behind her surprise generosity, it turns into a nightmare.ConclusionThese are some of the top-rated psychological movies. So we guess, now your weekend binge-watch plans are sorted!FAQsQ. Are psychological thrillers scary?A. These films give thrills, chills, and intrigue, as the name of their genre suggests. The best psychological thrillers will keep you on edge long after the credits have rolled, with a conclusion that will leave you wondering, 'What did I just watch?!?'Q. Are these movies based on true stories?A. While a lot of these films are marketed as based on true stories, they most often take creative liberties to suit the storyline.