What is a thriller ?
Words associated with a
thriller
• Tension
• Excitement
• Suspense/plot twists
• Adrenaline rush
• Anticipation
• Arousal
...
Subgenres
• Thriller films have many different
subgenres.
• Super natural ( Lady in the water,
what lies beneath, Unbreaka...
Characters in Thriller films.
Characters in thriller films often are
• Criminals/ police
• Stalkers
• Assassins
• Innocent...
Some Thriller themes
• Love triangles resulting to a
murder
• Political conspiracy
• Terrorism
• Crime
Thriller settings
Thrillers can be set anywhere but
usually they are set in ordinary
cities anywhere in the world.
Foreign...
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What is a thriller

  1. 1. What is a thriller ?
  2. 2. Words associated with a thriller • Tension • Excitement • Suspense/plot twists • Adrenaline rush • Anticipation • Arousal • Ultra heightened expectation • Anxiety • Terror • Menace • Crime/violence
  3. 3. Subgenres • Thriller films have many different subgenres. • Super natural ( Lady in the water, what lies beneath, Unbreakable) • Physiological ( The talented Mr Ripley, panic room, Phone booth • Mystery ( Memento, Vertigo, shutter island) • Crime ( No country for old men, Silence of the lambs, Entrapment)
  4. 4. Characters in Thriller films. Characters in thriller films often are • Criminals/ police • Stalkers • Assassins • Innocent victims • Characters with dark pasts • Psychotic • Terrorists
  5. 5. Some Thriller themes • Love triangles resulting to a murder • Political conspiracy • Terrorism • Crime
  6. 6. Thriller settings Thrillers can be set anywhere but usually they are set in ordinary cities anywhere in the world. Foreign countries The suburbs Exotic settings ( deserts, Arctic, high seas)

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