Thrillers excel at building tension and delivering surprises, but that doesn't mean they can't include plenty of thought-provoking themes, heartfelt moments, captivating relationships, or glimpses into humanity.
Although Liam Neeson has become best known for his role as Bryan Mills and his “very particular set of skills” in the Taken trilogy, this is the film that I consider tied for best among his thrillers (the other is coming up on this list).
In this chiller from horror master Wes Craven, hotel manager Lisa (Rachel McAdams) is held hostage by a man (Cillian Murphy) who wants her to help him assassinate a government official, using her father's life as leverage.
A continuation of the Jason Bourne series starring Matt Damon, but with a new character, Aaron Cross, portrayed by Jeremy Renner. Those who love the Bourne films are sure to be just as engrossed in this story that directly results from what came before.