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".
Of all the twisted hits from cult director Jess Franco ("Vampyros Lesbos"), fans and critics alike call this his masterpiece! James Darren is a trauma... Read more
On the eve of graduating law school, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her. While interviewing at hig... Read more
Spectacular scenery (filmed at Mt Cook National Park) and action highlight this tense adventure saga starring Chris O'Donnell and Robin Tunney as estr... Read more
A.k.a. "Das Haus der Krokodile". When the parents of little Victor leave for a business trip, he goes for an exploratory walk through the big, old man... Read more
After spending six months at sea by herself, a young woman (Radha Mitchell) begins to witness a procession of horrific apparitions boarding her sloop.... Read more