Thursday, December 01, 2011

Fifteen Suspense Movies You Haven’t Seen But Need To

Well, everyone, there are lots of great thriller films I could recommend (and I will someday), but I thought for now I’d pass along some of the little-known gems that are all on my all-time favorite movies list. Enjoy! (Use your discretion, of course. Some of these are rated R for a reason.)

15. A Murder of Crows
14. Night Train
13. Following
12. Black Book
11. The Cry of the Owl
10. Fear
9. Blink
8. Best Laid Plans
7. Dahmer
6. Joshua
5. The Dead Girl
4. Enduring Love
3. 11:14
2. Blood Simple
1. Hard Candy

What other recommendations do you have? 


Jeremy Keegan said...

One of my favorites is The Usual Suspects. And while it may not be "thriller" genre, the Sons of Anarchy show is really amazing from a storywriting perspective, and quite gritty.

Anonymous said...

The Rite. And no, it is not a horror, no matter what the previews convey. I should know, because I never watch horrors. It definitely falls into the 'thought provoking thriller' category.

Jeremy Keegan said...

I've also been really enjoying the old Hitchcock tv series.

Jason Wert said...

I like "Cube" but not a lot of folks know about that one.

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Phil Geissler said...

Sorry about the deletions I just wanted to consolidate my comments in one post. Here it is...

I have to agree with Jeremy, "The Usual Suspects" is one of my top ten thrillers. I'm not a big fan of the language, but as thrillers go it's a doozy! I also agree that Hitchcock movies are dynamite.

I'ma big Film Noir fan!

I took a class in school where we were required to watch a Japanese film called Rashomon by famous Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa. That was an awesome film!

I have a huge list, but here's just a few. No surprise, there are number of Hitchcock movies listed.

1. Rashomon
2. The Game
3. Rear Window
4. The Usual Suspects
5. The Sixth Sense
6. North By Northwest
7. 39 Steps
8. Identity - wicked ending!
9. Witness for the Prosecution - classic dynamite!
10. Where Eagles Dare - ending is mind blowing!

and last but not least...
11. The Woman in the Window - it is a lessor known Edward G. Robinson film, but it's an amazing movie and I highly recommend it!

cowboyGeek said...

Runaway Train. The Et In Terra Pax from Vivaldis Gloria haunts the climactic scene. Jon Voight and Eric Roberts are fantastic.

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