Thriller and Suspense Films promote intense excitement, suspense, a high level of anticipation, ultra-heightened expectation, uncertainty, anxiety, and nerve-wracking tension. A genuine thriller is a film that relentlessly pursues a single-minded goal, to provide thrills and keep the audience cliff-hanging on the 'edge of their seats' as the plot builds towards a climax. Plots of thrillers often involve characters which come into conflict with each other or with outside forces - the menace is sometimes abstract or shadowy. Below is a grand line-up of the best in contemporary Thrillers & Suspense made since 1965. Following a similar theme, with generally a darker look is the "Film Noir" feature, well worth checking out. The exploits of "James Bond 007" may also be accessed stage left. Right: Frances McDormand makes an arrest in the Coen Bros "Fargo".
Five thieves at the top of their game, and the crew is assembling for their biggest job yet. The job's hot, maybe too hot, but who can resist the Tear... Read more
This thought-provoking dark thriller, in keeping with "The Matrix" and "Dark City", is set in a computer-generated parallel world like 1930s L.A. with... Read more
This suspenseful thriller is much closer to John Buchan's original novel than has been filmed before. With a fine cast of British character actors inc... Read more
This suspense-filled remake of the 1968 Steve McQueen / Faye Dunaway number stars Pierce Brosnan as the thrill-seeking billionaire who pulls off his b... Read more