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".
A quintet of hikers rock-climbing in the Scottish Highlands is shocked when they chance upon a frightened, starving 8-year-old Serbian girl sequestere... Read more
A.k.a. "The Big Scam". In this British caper film David Niven does his suave 'n' blase bit as a criminal mastermind planning a giant bank heist. Richa... Read more
Newly-weds Cydney (Milla Jovovich) and Cliff (Steve Zahn) are spending their honeymoon hiking in Hawaii. When they meet up with Nick (Timothy Olyphant... Read more
Director Richard Linklater returns to the animation style of his earlier 'Waking Life' for this adaptation of Philip K. Dick's novel. In the not-too-... Read more