7º – The Chaser (Hongjin Na, 2008)After several prostitutes started disappearing without a trace, a pimp started a hunt after the women thinking, initially, that they were running away from him. However, as we advance on the plot, the man begins to realize that the disappearance of women hides much more sinister resolutions. The Hunter’ is one of the busiest suspense movies of the 21st century. Each minute of the film works by emitting an adrenaline rush on the steps of the main characters in the story, without ever losing the substance of a good investigative thriller.
6º – Cruising (William Friedkin, 1980)A police rookie accepts the mission of working undercover on a dangerous project after information about a serial killer who attacks gays. In the midst of this mission, the man will have problems in his private life due to the events of the investigation, starting to flirt with a psychological instability that can put everything to lose. Directed by William Friedkin, ‘Partners of the Night’ is a quality investigative suspense, exploring a plot with positive and negative sides, gaining in quality by the presence of Al Pacino in command of the central character.
5º – Jennifer Eight (Bruce Robinson, 1992)We will follow the journey of a policeman through a terrible serial killer who continues to make several victims. Jennifer 8′ is a thriller that can keep the spectator attached to the screen, with an agile and very atmospheric plot. A good option for those who like the investigative sub-genres and about serial killers.
4º – Thesis (Alejandro Amenábar, 1996)After learning of a supposed videotape containing a “snuff” content in her college, while doing research on violence, a student decides to investigate the case, only to discover things that, perhaps, she shouldn’t have touched, ‘Thesis’, in fact, fits more into the kind of suspense, with unfolding in her plot always guided by mystery and investigative sense, but some of her paths chosen by the script and direction in the final stretch make the film a quality terror.
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