2019 Thriller movies so far
Courtesy of Times Magazine

GLASS:

Glass is a 2019 American superhero psychological horror thriller film written, produced, and directed by M.Night Shyamalan. The film is a crossover and sequel to Shyamalan’s previous films Unbreakable (2000) and spilt(2016), serving as the final installment in the unbreakable trilogy. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestra tor who holds secrets critical to both men.

US:

Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them.

THE PRODIGY:

Sarah and John Blume are thrilled when their young son Miles starts to show signs of rapid development and extreme intelligence. Their family bliss soon turns into a living nightmare when Miles’ behavior becomes increasingly erratic and violent by his eighth birthday. After seeking help from two experts, Sarah is horrified to learn that her beloved prodigy may be under the grip of a dark and supernatural force.

INTRUDER:

Scott and Annie Russell couldn’t be happier after buying their dream home from a mysterious and lonely widower named Charlie in Napa Valley, Calif. Their newfound paradise soon turns into a living nightmare when Charlie — still strangely attached to the house — begins to show up and interfere in their daily lives. When his erratic behavior turns to obsession, the young couple soon find themselves caught up in a violent confrontation that threatens to destroy everything they hold dear.

CLOSE:

Close is a 2019 action thriller film directed by Vicky Jewson and starring Noomi Rapace.  Rapace’s character is based on that of Jacquie Davis, one of the world’s leading female bodyguards, whose clients have included J.K Rowling, Nicole Kidman, and members of British royal family.The plot revolves around Zoe, a wealthy heiress, is in need of protection when her life is put in danger. A bodyguard and counter-terrorism expert are assigned to safeguard Zoe when a kidnapping force them both to go on the run.

STILL:

Still is a 2014 British drama film written and directed by Simon Blake, adapted from his play Lazarus Man. It stars Aidan Gillenas a grieving father who comes into confrontation with a youth gang in London. It premiered in July 2014, winning Best International 1st Feature Film and was released in the UK in May 2015. The story is about Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) who stumbles blindly towards a crossroad in his life after the death of his teenage son. He starts a feud with a teenage gang, and as it escalates, his world unravels until he is forced to make a life-changing decision.

RUST CREEK:

Rust Creek is a 2019 independent thriller drama film directed by Jen McGowan, based on an original story by Stu Pollard. While on her way to a job interview, a wrong turn leaves her stranded deep in the frozen forest. Suddenly, the young woman who has everything to live for finds herself facing her own mortality as she’s punished by the elements and pursued by a band of ruthless outlaws. With nowhere left to run, she is forced into an uneasy alliance with an enigmatic loner who has shadowy intentions.

THE STANDOFF AT SHADOW CREEK:

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek is a 2018 American thriller film written and directed by Henry Dunham, in his feature debut. Gannon (James Badge Dale) is an ex-cop making dinner in his remote mobile home when he hears automatic gunfire in the distance. He heads to a nearby warehouse and meets up with Ford (Chris Mulkey), the leader of their local militia who’s equally concerned about the assault weapons echoing in the night. The other five members arrive in quick sequence — Beckmann (Patrick Fischler) is smart and pedantic, Morris (Happy Anderson) is big and confrontational, Hubbel (Gene Jones) is an old guy possibly tired of it all, Keating (Robert Aramayo) is young, silent, and possibly sociopathic, and Noah (Brian Geraghty), the newest member, is an undercover cop.

AMERICAN HANGMAN:

American Hangman is a thriller built around a relentlessly ticking clock and a rapidly approaching deadline and verdict. An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital “trial” online. As the authorities recognize what’s happening, it becomes apparent that the online public is going to act as judge and jury.

IT: CHAPTER TWO:

It: Chapter Two is an upcoming Americansupernatural horror  film and the sequel to the 2017 film IT Both parts were adapted from the 1986 novel IT by Stephen Kin. It: Chapter Two, set to be directed by Andy Muschietti, will see the adult version of the Losers’ Club return to Derry, Maine, 27 years later to face Pennywise once again.Jessica Chastain is set to play Beverly Marsh, James McAvoy will play Bill Denbrough, Bill Hader will take on the role of Richie Tozier, James Ransone will be Eddie Kaspbrak, Jay Ryan will play Ben Hanscom and Andy Bean will play Stan Uris and Isaiah Mustafa will play Mike Hanlon.While the film will focus on the adult version of the club, that doesn’t mean the kids from the first film won’t make an appearance. As previously reported, the kids from the first film will appear in flashbacks during the sequel.

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