10 Best 2008 Thriller Movies

Monday, February 7 by Kerry Prater

2008 had so many excellent movies come out that it was difficult to choose the 10 Best 2008 Thriller Movies. These ten thriller movies will keep you totally involved in the movie. You will leave wanting more and hoping that there will be movie sequels to some of them.

  1. "Taken" – Liam Neeson takes on the role of vengeful father in this fast paced movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Clint Eastwood may have the “Make my day” line, but Neeson has the “I Will find you, and I Will kill you.”
  2. "The Dark Knight" – Christian Bale, Heath Ledger – Batman, Chief Gordon and D.A. Harvey dent are forced to deal with an anarchist mastermind known only as the Joker, as he drives each of them to their limits.
  3. "The X Files: I Want to Believe"David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson – Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former (pedophile) priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.
  4. "Max Payne" – Mark Wahlberg – Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister’s death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob and a ruthless corporation.
  5. "Valkyrie" – Tom Cruise –A group of senior German officers and politicians plot to overthrow Hitler and wind up prolonging the war.
  6. "The Incredible Hulk"Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth –When scientist Dr. David Banner conducts an experiment involving gamma radiation, he finds himself exposed to the dangerous rays. Due to the exposure, anytime he becomes angry, the chemicals released interact with the gamma radiation causing the good doctor to turn onto a huge green monster. Hoping to duplicate the results, a solder manages to turn into an evil twin.
  7. "Saw V"- Scott Patterson, Costas Mandylor, and Tobin Bell – Jigsaw and his apprentice are dead, or are they? Five strangers find themselves in a survival of the fittest game. In the meantime, when Strome tries to prove that Hoffman is a Jigsaw apprentice, he finds himself being the one tested. If he fails, he dies.
  8. "Quantum of Solace"- Daniel Craig is the new James Bond seeking revenge for the death of his love. The secret agent sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's valuable resource.
  9. "From Within" – Lindsay (Elizabeth Rice) races to stop a curse that results in a suicide death to any person who witnesses the most recent suicide themselves. Lindsay thinks there is a connection between the suicides and the brother of the first victim. But it is a race against time when Lindsay witnesses her mother’s suicide.
  10. "Eagle Eye" – Shai LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan – Two strangers are thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and families, the woman throws them both into increasingly dangerous situations using common technology to track and control their every move.