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".
In this frightening film from Danny Boyle ('Trainspotting'), a quick-acting virus caused by diseased chimps sweeps across England, turning the inflict... Read more
Las Vegas is host to International Elvis Week and a group of crims slip into town complete with sequins and sideburns. A casino heist goes down and th... Read more
Two of France's most charismatic and enduring actors, Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil face off as cops competing for the same promotion, using all... Read more
Based on a shocking true story, this powerful drama chronicles the botched February, 1997 robbery of a Los Angeles bank. As a pair of heavily-armed cr... Read more