Thursday, 13 January 2011

Thriller inspirations.

The best thriller novels are plot driven, present a chain of events that are compelling to the reader, and create an atmosphere of anxiety. However, the best thriller novels do not succeed unless they focus on characters who has problems the reader cares about, and characters that evoke sympathy. Sympathetic, well-drawn characters are what make the best thriller movies.

Inception: In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption which involves executing his toughest job to date.
Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures.
Budget: $160,000,000

The Dark Knight: Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent are forced to deal with the chaos unleashed by an anarchist mastermind known only as the Joker, as it drives each of them to their very limits.
Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures.
Budget: $185,000,000

Goodfellas: Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Henry Hill is a small time gangster, who takes part in a robbery with two other gangsters who have set their sights a bit higher.
Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures.
Budget: $25,000,000

Psycho: Psycho is one the biggest, most well known thriller movies of all time, creating the stereotypical view of the vulnerable woman in danger of the male killer. The shower scene of death has inspired many films to recreate it, as it became so popular and 'talked about.'
Production Co: Shamley Productions.
Budget: $806,947

Die Hard: New York cop John McClane gives terrorists a dose of their own medicine as they hold hostages in an LA office building.
Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Budget: $28,000,000
The Shawshank Redemption: This movie is based on a novella 'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' by Stephen King. This movie tells the story of two men who bond in prison while serving their sentence, and find comfort, and eventually redemption with each others help.
Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment.
Budget: $25,000,000

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