These dark, melancholic crime thrillers from our Scandinavian cousins are about as 'noir' as you can get without just watching a pitch black screen; imagine how hard it must be to shoot movies when you only get 15 minutes of sunlight a day!
These 21st century thrillers follow detectives down the rabbit-hole, as they investigate all sorts of nasty business; perfect for investigators in training, and serial killers looking to get an edge on the competition.
These cinematic journalists will go through hell to get their story; depicting everything from the exposure of the Watergate scandal to Truman Capote's harrowing relationship with murderer Perry Smith, these journalistic thrillers are sure to deliver the scoop.
Whether they follow a more traditional pattern, like the newly released Mr Holmes, or tend towards the grittier side of things, like 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', the whodunit mysteries in this collection prove the genre's charms have not diminished with time.
Thrillers in the style of 'Seven': Watch police detectives play cat-and-mouse with some seriously twisted felines in a complex dance between hunter and hunted, where the roles are often reversed. Check out 'Crimson Rivers' for an overlooked foreign gem starring Jean Reno!
A disturbing collection of contemporary thrillers, featuring some of the most harrowing performances of all time from actors like Christian Bale in 'The Machinist', Brad Pitt in 'Fight Club' and Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Zodiac'. Yoga for your mind!
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!
With his searing blue eyes, perpetual scowl, and intimidating physique, Daniel Craig has made quite the splash in modern action cinema. Because who says Bond can't be blonde! Enjoy his leading roles in a variety of high-octane action flicks here.
When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law. Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelsen make season 1 can't miss TV. Season 2, not so much.
When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets.