Hollywood has entered the New Year with a greater spirit to entertain and inspire people, as everyone is looking forward for the long awaited movies. Before we could start our theatrical ride of 2015, let us look back for a while and see what inspired us the most last year. Here, you can find ten best thriller movies of 2014, selected based on their IMDB ratings.
Gone Girl is a Drama/Mystery/Thriller from the director David Fincher. The movie features Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris in the key roles. The story revolves around a man whose wife has suddenly disappeared, and he is suspected for that.
This is Hollywood directorial debut of Damian Szifron, who has written and directed many TV series and short films before that. The movie has a comedy cum thriller storyline about love and deception, and is starred by Liliana Ackerman, Luis Manuel Altamirano Garcia and Alejandro Angelini.
The Imitation Game
This is a true story of the mathematician, Alan Turing, who tries to crack the enigma code taking help from fellow mathematicians. Released in the last month of 2014, it was highly cherished by the audience around the world. Main cast of the film includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode, while it is directed by Morten Tyldum.
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Here is the seventh installment of the action, adventure and science-fiction movie franchise, X-Men. The overall storyline takes a new turn, as the Wolverine is sent by his companions in the past to change the history and prevent some disastrous events. The Wolverine is again played by Hugh Jackman, while other cast includes James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender.
Dan Gilroy made a wonderful directorial debut with this crime, drama, thriller movie featuring none other than Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead cast. He is playing the character of Louis Bloom, who is an enthusiastic crime journalist in L.A. Louis digs deep into the crime stories and puts himself in trouble.
Edge of Tomorrow
Four years after Fair Game, director Doug Liman has returned with the biggest hit of his career. Edge of Tomorrow is a thriller with a lot of action and sci-fi stuff. The story spins around a military officer, Cage (Tom Cruise), who is sent into the war against aliens. The most interesting aspect of the story is that Cage can reset the day and go back into the near past.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Winter Soldier is the second episode of Captain America series. The lead cast is almost the same as was in previous chapter including Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson and Scarlett Johansson. The Captain America has this time arrived in the modern world competing against another super soldier.
Dawn of the Planet of Apes
Matt Reeves has returned with the biggest movie of his career so far. This is the eighth chapter in the popular movie franchise, which is written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. Starring Gary Oldman, Keri Russell and Andy Serkis, the film is based on the infected apes that enter in a battle against humans.
The stuntman Chad Stahelski has turned director with his first action, thriller John Wick. It is the story of an ex-hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves), who is back in action after what Russian mob does to his house and family.
Directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Richard Wenk and Michael Sloan, The Equalizer is a story of Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), who has a mysterious past and steps up to help a young lady against Russian gangsters.