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".
Al Pacino is a university professor and renowned forensic psychiatrist who occasionally assists the police, and his latest testimony has earned him a... Read more
A foppish Londoner working in British Intelligence, Alexander Eberlin (Laurence Harvey) is actually a Russian counter-espionage agent named Krasnevin.... Read more
An international tale of intrigue with more than a hint of satire has Juliette Binoche as a French agent on the trail of a missing CIA operative with... Read more
Fleeing from a battle in the English Civil War, a small group of deserters are captured by a mysterious alchemist and forced to aid him in his search... Read more