Film Production – Thriller Films

In this post, I will be writing about the history of thriller films and directors of this genre and references.

History of Thriller Films –

Thriller is an expansive kind of writing, film and TV, for the most part having various subgenres. Thrillers vigorously animate the viewer’s dispositions, giving them increased sentiments of tension, fervor, shock, foresight and nervousness. Effective illustrations of thrillers are the movies of Alfred Hitchcock. 

Thrillers by and large keep the group of onlookers on the “edge of their seats” as the plot constructs towards a peak. The concealment of vital data from the viewer is a typical component. Scholarly gadgets, for example, red herrings, plot turns, and cliffhangers are utilized broadly. 

A thriller is normally a lowlife driven plot, whereby he or she exhibits snags that the hero must succeed. 
In 2001, the American Film Institute in Los Angeles made its authoritative determination of the main 100 biggest American “heart-beating” and “adrenaline-actuating” movies ever. AFI likewise requested that legal hearers consider “the aggregate adrenaline-instigating effect of a film’s aestheticness and create”. 

Homer’s Odyssey is one of the most established stories in the Western world and is viewed as an early model of the thriller. One of the most punctual thriller movies was Harold Lloyd’s comic Safety Last! (1923), with a character performing a thrill seeker stunt in favor of a high rise.

Thriller Films Directors-
David Fincher – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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Mark Neveldine – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)

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Olivier Megaton – Taken 2 (2012)

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James DeMonaco – The Purge (2013)

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David Fincher – Gone Girl (2014)

A man in a blue shirt standing by a body of water, wispy clouds in the blue sky above. A woman's eyes are superimposed on the sky. Near the bottom of the image there are horizontal distortion error lines.

Tomoyuki Takimoto – Grasshopper (2015)

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Antti Jokinen – The Resident (2011)

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Christian E.Christiansen – The Roommate (2011)

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Heitor Dhalia – Gone (2012)


Daniel Espinosa – Safe House (2012)

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 References –


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