The thriller Genre.

Timeline created by Lucyy
In Film
  • Perils of Pauline-1914

    Perils of Pauline-1914
    As a motion picture serial, Perils of Pauline featured all of the stereotypical characters to a melodrama feature. For instance, a villainous cad, a damsel in distress, a hero etc. It also included cliffhangers which an audience of the early 20th century would find extremely thrilling.
  • Bulldog Drummond

    Bulldog Drummond
    A famous detective film. Won academy awards for 'Best art direction' and 'best leading actor'. This would have made the thriller genre more heard of.
  • Les Diaboliques

    Les Diaboliques
    A murder plot. .
    This film was remade under the title Diabolique in 1996 starring Sharon Stone
  • The Manchurian Candidate

    The Manchurian Candidate
    Set in the Korean war. Dark and sinister
  • The Shining

    The Shining
    'One of the thriller genre’s finest' Features thriller mise en scene such as eerie music, blood and ghosts.
  • Fatal attraction

    Fatal attraction
    written by Adrian Lyne. A classic psychological thriller from the eighties. The phrase 'bunny boiler' came from this film.
  • Silence of the Lambs

    Silence of the Lambs
    A brilliant and renowned psychiatrist turned serial killer.
  • se7en

    This thriller portrays the exploits of a deranged serial-killer. His twisted agenda involves choosing seven victims who represent egregious examples of transgressions of each of the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • American psycho

    American psycho
    Based around the American dream