Thriller movies have always been a favorite of the audiences. They are filled with excitement, thrill, and chill which add to their novelty. Hollywood has produced many thriller movies which have gone on to become global blockbusters. Thrillers provide a new perspective to the audience by opening up possibilities which they thought were improbable and impossible. Some of the best thriller movies made in Hollywood over the years are as follows:
Marion Crane- a Phoenix office worker- is unhappy with her life. She cannot marry her lover Sam as he has to give away all his money in Alimony. Marion is given $40,000 by her employer who trusts her to deposit the money in the bank. She sees the opportunity to take the money and start a fresh life. She leaves the town and heads to meet Sam. She is tired and gets caught in a heavy storm. She books herself into The Bates Motel. The motel is run and managed by Norman who is under the domination of her mother. Strange things happen then in the motel. The movie has one of the most complicated endings and is a classic thriller movie.
The Silence of the Lambs
The movie was made based on Thomas Harris’s novel. It is a psychological thriller and is one of the scariest and most thrilling movies ever made in Hollywood. The movie had some standout characters and was marked with exceptional acting by those characters. It won Academy Awards in five categories and was later selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry in 2011.
The Usual Suspects
A truck is hijacked in New York and five suspects are arrested on account of this charge and brought for questioning. None of these five men are guilty and they are offended by the arrest. They plan to seek revenge against the police. The plan goes on well until they come across a dreaded criminal Keyser Soze. One of these five men had a past with Keyser Soze and they must pay back now. The payback comes at a price and 27 men are sacrificed for this.
The movie is about two homicide detectives who desperately hunt for a serial killer and come up short every time. The murderer justifies his crimes as the forgiveness for the ignorance of the seven deadly sins. The detectives stumble upon one victim after another as the psychopath killer eludes them and torments them mentally. The detectives then try to solve the seven deadly sins and the reasons for the murders. The movie has one of the best endings of all time. Everyone close to both the detectives are also in grave danger and must be protected. The movie is a must-watch for every moviegoer.
Rear Window is considered to be one of the best movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Professional photographer LB Jeff is recuperating from his broken leg and is confined on a wheelchair in his apartment. His rear window looks out on a courtyard and several other apartments. He spends his time looking out of the rear window observing his neighbors. One day he suspects that he may have witnessed a murder and that the man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff takes the help of his girlfriend Lisa Freemont and nurse Stella to investigate this matter further.