7º – Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007)Based on real-life events, the film tells the story of an investigation over the years of a serial killer titled “Zodiac” that attacked its victims between the 1960s and 1970s. Irritable, ‘Zodiac’ is a lesson in how to do it suspense, with a plot that gains all its dynamicity with small events and conceptually little relevant to the core of the investigation. A true masterpiece by David Fincher.
6º – Memories of Murder (Joon-ho Bong, 2003)Focused on a small South Korean province in 1986, the film develops its plot about the emergence of several bodies of brutally murdered women in different places, unleashing the idea that a serial killer round the place. ‘Memories of Murder’ is one of the best Korean films of all time and one of the best thrillers ever made.
5º – Prisoners (Denis Villeneuve, 2013)Two small children disappear without trace, putting their families in a state of complete paranoia. As the police investigation cools, the parents of the children will decide to pursue a private investigation that will endanger them. ‘Prisoners’ has a cool atmosphere for the unleashing of his scenes, with a thrilling story that draws at the same time it disturbs the viewer. One of the great thriller movies of this century.
4º – The Stranger (Orson Welles, 1946)A war crimes investigator travels to a small town behind a supposedly hidden Nazi. Directed and starring Orson Welles, with the presence of the great Edward G. Robinson, ‘The Stranger’ raises an atmosphere of mystery and suspicion that carries the great plot of the film.
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