2. • Thrillers for example Memento usually appeal to adults or
sometimes young adults. Thriller films are viewed by most
audiences especially teenagers who enjoy the action, twists,
suspense etc. Male and females are both able to enjoy the
plot of a thriller and our thriller contains the element of
suspense as the antagonists are anonyms. This will
automatically interest both teenage girls and boys.
3. • However cross genres i.e. Horror thrillers such as Final
Destination appeal more to young adults and teenagers. At
first I thought thrillers were more catered to young adults
rather than adults; however when I looked at all the thrillers I
have watched in the past, they all have been cross genres; but
actual thriller movies are more for older adults as it demands
intellectual thinking and there is usually more violence, blood
4. Psychological Thrillers
• The suspect does not use physical strength, but uses
psychology to get to their victim.
• The suspense created by psychological thrillers often
comes from two or more characters battling against
each other's minds, either by playing deceptive games
with the other or by merely trying to demolish the
other's mental state.
• This type of thriller usually requires more intellectual
thinking therefore 25+ year olds are more likely to
watch these types of thrillers. An example of a
psychological thriller is fatal attraction.
5. Crime Thrillers
• Crime thrillers are thrillers that have a focus
point of breaking the law
• The police are shown in large amount in crime
• In most crime thrillers the villains are normally
• A good example is Silence of the Lamb
6. Romantic Thrillers
• The story is usually relationship based with an
aspect of a thriller in it.
• Not too many of these type of thrillers are
made as it is hard to come up with the plot
and may confuse the audience.
• However; these types of thrillers are Female
dominated. An example of this type of thriller
7. Supernatural Thrillers
• Has a supernatural element to the thriller
• Usually involves a twists into the plot, often
the hero/ main character has some kind of
• This type of thriller is usually watched by
female audience. An example of a
supernatural thriller is The Exorcism.
8. Action Thrillers
• All action thrillers have scenes of violence
throughout the film weather if is hand to hand
combats to guns and car chases
• There are also more blood in scenes to show
the dramatic effect to the violence