What first is a great experience, slowly turns grim. These criminals had planned a heist at the end of the day and it's up to the police to stop this heist. With a shaky camera following too closely to Portman, you can never get a wide enough view to discern the reality, leaving you firmly on the edge of your seat. Some may find it tedious after a while because, like Les Salauds and Killer Joe, the suspense is mainly developed by setting up a disquieting atmosphere. How far will you go to earn money in a quick manner? With a serial killer out there hunting people and challenging the police with his puzzles, you'll be as invested in the riddles as the characters themselves. The Game 1997 Michael Douglas gives great thriller face. A very modern tale with the all the dark secrets we hope are not taking place at tech companies.
Alfred Hitchcock loved playing with the idea of the perfect crime and Strangers on a Train is the closest he came to perfecting that concept. This seems like more of a remake than a sequel. With Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker, this project is really something to look forward to. Widely considered as Hitchcock's best movie, Vertigo is a treat for any cinephile. Surprised to see Sam Raimi directing an Wizard of Oz film, considering his Evil Dead roots. Based on Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A very intelligent private detective who loves to solve mysteries.
Jonathan Demme's Silence of the Lambs, which came out in February 1991, certainly qualifies. The knowledge of a convicted rapist is eerie enough to rattle even the bravest people. Enemy of the State 1998 More than a decade before Edward Snowden made international headlines as a real-life spy story, Will Smith played a regular Joe who mistakenly became the target of a National Security Agency dragnet. Thrillers are the movies that put you on the edge of your seat. For my sanity and for the well being of society i hope this list is complete garbage. You've got Matt Dillon playing a sleazy guidance counselor, Kevin Bacon scowling in his aviator sunglasses, Neve Campbell giving the finger to authority, and Denise Richards seducing everyone in site.
With his slicked back hair, wrinkled brow, and penetrating eyes, the actor excels at playing rich, entitled white guys who are either losing their cool or getting their comeuppance. And in 2016 Leonardo finally won an Oscar for The Revenant. Eerily prescient and filled with near-miss tension, Tony Scott's film occasionally relies on cheesy coincidences and the kinds of conversations that only happen in movies, but there's no denying the power of Big Brother as a villain when you want to go all in on a political thriller. In this game of cat and mouse, Clarice has to trust a former serial killer to solve the case. The flavor of mystery is baked into it all, but you're better off luxuriating in this surreal bath than scrutinizing the plot. Related: Straddling the line between psycho-thriller and horror, The Sixth Sense has become infamous for its wild twist ending.
Wolf of Wall Street was a huge hit. In other words, Villeneuve has managed to create real flesh and blood characters who, when inserted into extreme situations, act ambiguously, and consequently make you as a viewer question and investigate everything. In telling the story of the Zodiac Killer, a serial murderer who captured the public imagination by sending letters and puzzles to the Bay Area press, the famously meticulous director zeroes in on the cops, journalists, and amateur code-breakers who made identifying the criminal their life's work. This is another classic film, filled with unbelievable acting from Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd and Harvey Keitel. This is a must watch for any cinephile. It was the first movie to show the functioning of a flush on the big screen.
When we meet the tattoo-covered Leonard, he reveals that he suffers from a form of amnesia that prevents him from storing short-term memories. Newcomer Dan Yeager is playing the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface. Shutter Island is in comparison a way more modest film. In Blue Ruin the thrill mainly came from having no clue what the protagonist was going to do next. Because that it certainly is, a well-acted period film that narrates, with poise and accuracy, a historical happening that was huge in the world of international diplomacy. Though one would think a girlfriend like Lisa, played by Grace Kelly, would be enough to keep him entertained, Jeff becomes obsessed with spying on his neighbors.
She was supposed to be on that same plane, and now lives with the burden. Based on the Philip K. Christopher Nolan weaves a complex story with emotions, passion and drama in this movie. The stellar performances perfectly compliment the brilliant plot. No, The Revenant doesn't count 11.
As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Next to having a great plot with clever unexpected twists and turns, Prisoners gets you emotionally invested in the characters — the ones you are expected to be rooting for, but also the ones you might not expect yourself to care for. In the tradition of other classic thrillers, this is a story of an underdog who overcomes near impossible odds to outfox his better. Should really be seen in a cinema-worthy setting. A more polished, grander-scale rerun of the first film. Zodiac is a procedural thriller that makes digging through old manilla folders feel like a cosmic quest. Dates A young woman travels to Texas with her friends to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.