Thriller has become an upcoming genre in movies and TV series. The story is automatically exciting and inviting, just like “Zodiac,” which is a masterpiece. The search of a serial killer in San Francisco who leaves taunts and messages for the authorities and how Robert, a cartoonist, finds a way to catch him. If you have immensely enjoyed Zodiac, then here is a list of five psychological thrillers.
They were starring the famous Leonardo Di Caprio as a U.S. Marshal by the name Edward Daniels. He goes to the shutter island in search of a psychiatric facility from where patients are missing. The movie is on Dennis Lehane’s novel with the same name and Laeta Kalogridis as the writer for the film. Rachel Solando, a patient, brought to the psychiatric facility because of drowning her children, has gone missing. They find their only clue in Solando’s room in the form of a note. The following events are scintillating and thrilling.
The 2018 Halloween movie is the eleventh in the Halloween series. It has the same characters reprise their roles, Michael Myers and Laurie Strode. Michael Myers is a serial killer at a psychiatric facility for over 40 years and is now shifting to a high-security prison. While in transit, Michael escapes back to Haddonfield, killing two people. He is back on a killing spree and comes face to face with Laurie. Laurie has always been afraid of Michael, but this time she puts up a good fight.
Adapted from a 1991 novel of the same name by Bret Easton, American Psycho is a horror psychological comedy. In 2000 the movie debuted at the Sundance film festival. Christian Bale stars as Patrick Bateman, who is a wealthy man. He is a disturbed investment banker who dislikes his associates but flaunts his lifestyle. Due to his psychological problems and specific trigger points, he goes out on a killing spree. The climax of the movie is entirely unpredictable and will leave you wondering.
The Silence Of The Lambs
The movie follows Clarice Starling, a young FBI agent and played by Jodie foster. She has a job to pursue a serial killer who kills only females and skins them. To catch him, she needs to under him first. For this, Clarice takes the help of a prisoner named Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
Dr. Lecter turned into a cannibalistic serial killer from being a famous psychiatrist. The doctor helps Clarice in her search for the Buffalo Bill serial killer, but he ensures to escape in the end.
One of the famous psychological films, se7en, stars actors like Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Brad Pitt, and others. It is the story of a detective, David Mills, searching for a serial killer. This serial killer is unique in his way because he is using the seven deadly sins as a motive and technique to do the murders. In the due investigation, Mills finds that the serial killer does a lot of planning and finds his victims well in advance.
Thrillers make a person cling on to the story until the end. The best part is when after the movie is over, the information leaves us wanting more.