The thriller-crime genre may be too gruesome and disturbing to some viewers, but to the fans, it has its own charm and aesthetics. If you are a thriller-crime enthusiast who longs for movie series in your life, or if you have just started to love this genre, here are three titles that you must watch before you die.
If you are a fan of horror movies who has followed the industry since the 1990s, then you should have known dr. Hannibal Lecter. He made his first appearance in the Silence of the Lambs (1991). Portrayed by Anthony Hopkins, dr. Lecter, a convict of cannibalism and serial murders, provided consultancy to Clarice Starling to catch a deranged killer nicknamed the Buffalo Bill, who loved to skin his victims and wear their skin.
The genius Mads Mikkelsen plays dr. Lecter in Hannibal the series. Accompanied by Hugh Dancy, acting as Will Graham, the duo can deliver a captivating series of twisted minds and inhumane murders. Moreover, you will feel the wonder of stunningly beautiful gory visual effects in the movie.
The Blacklist is the right movie if you like to watch crime-conspiracy theme. The protagonist is a woman named Elizabeth Keen. She is a rookie FBI agent with a life that is not as simple as she has thought. In her first days at work, Raymond Reddington, a connoisseur in crime came to surrender to the agency, but he only wanted to talk with Ms. Keen.
Viewers will be entertained with mind-bending plots and surprises that will make you think twice the next time you read stories about terrorism and high-profile murders. Someone, somewhere, may have seen the unfortunate events coming, and yet they let it happen since there are shadowy interests behind the curtain.
This one is an old show, and yet its popularity has never faded, unlike any other titles in the genre. In fact, crime-thriller addicts seem to treat this series like a cult idol. Dexter tells a story of a blood spatter analyst named Dexter who helps the police to catch sadistic and wrongful killers during the day but kills them himself by night. Dexter is a serial killer vigilante who enforces justice with vicious means.
This series managed to gain success in the Television industry since the main actor, Michael C. Hall, had been awarded Best Performance by Golden Globe Awards and also received several other awards for his role in Dexter. Besides, the series kept its foothold for eight seasons with 96 episodes in total. You can definitely immerse yourself in the experience of following the course of this twisted vigilante character.