Hollywood is always known for making so many amazing thriller movies. It is going to be a very difficult task if you are asked to choose the best among the Hollywood thrillers as the number of quality thrillers in Hollywood is too damn high. Still, we have shortlisted 8 Hollywood thrillers which are considered as the best in the genre. Let’s have a look at 8 must watch Hollywood thrillers of all time.
1. The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects is directed by Bryan Singer and was released in the year 1995. The star cast of the movie includes Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, and Kevin Pollak. A massacre and fire occur in a ship and during the interrogation of one of the survivors, he tells what made him and his partners in crime carry out such a merciless deed. He later reveals that the mission was planned and monitored by his boss who had a history of killing his own wife and daughter as he wanted to free his mind from all weaknesses.
Se7en is directed by David Fincher and was released in the year 1995. The star cast of the movie includes Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Gwyneth Paltrow, and John C. McGinley. The movie tells the story of 7 mysterious killings and each killing is based on the seven sins mentioned in The Holy Bible. The climax is something which you wouldn’t expect and is definitely one of the best climaxes ever made.
3. Rear Window
Rear Window is directed by Alfred Hitchcock and was released in the year 1954. The star cast of the movie includes James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Raymond Burr, and Thelma Ritter. The movie tells the story of a photographer who is confined to a wheelchair due to an accident and he regularly looks at his neighborhood and surroundings through the rear window of his apartment via a binocular. One day, something really unexpected happens and Hitchcock makes the audience to travel through a world of thrills and mystery.
Zodiac is directed by David Fincher and was released in the year 2007. The star cast of the movie includes Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anthony Edwards, and Brian Cox. The movie is based on real life incidents and tells the story of a serial killer who calls himself the ‘Zodiac’ who committed serial killings during the 1960’s and early 1970s in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zodiac is a pure blend of investigative journalism and thrilling storytelling.