Best Thriller Movies of 1992

1.

Reservoir Dogs

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Randy Brooks, Kirk Baltz, Edward Bunker, Quentin Tarantino ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 1992-09-02
2.

Basic Instinct

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Denis Arndt, Leilani Sarelle, Bruce A. Young, Chelcie Ross, Dorothy Malone, Wayne Knight ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1992-03-20
3.

The Bodyguard

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

Starring: Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Michele Lamar Richards, Ralph Waite, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Tomas Arana, Mike Starr, Christopher Birt, DeVaughn Nixon ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1992-11-25
4.

The Player

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Starring: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, Cynthia Stevenson, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dean Stockwell, Richard E. Grant ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1992-04-03
5.

The Crying Game

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.

Starring: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson, Forest Whitaker, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent, Ralph Brown, Tony Slattery, Birdy Sweeney, Breffni McKenna ..
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Release date: 1992-09-02
6.

Bitter Moon

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote, Victor Banerjee, Patrick Albenque, Sophie Patel, Smilja Mihailovitch, Leo Eckmann, Luca Vellani ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1992-09-02
7.

Juice

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ and happens to have a gig the night of the robbery. Unfortunately for him, Bishop isn't willing to take no for answer in a game where everything's for keeps.

Starring: Omar Epps, Tupac Amaru Shakur, Khalil Kain, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, Vincent Laresca, Michael Badalucco, Donald Faison, Maggie Rush ..
Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson
Release date: 1992-01-17
8.

Patriot Games

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Thora Birch, Sean Bean, Patrick Bergin, Polly Walker, James Fox, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 1992-06-04
9.

The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The nail-biting suspense builds quickly in this chilling psychological thriller about deception and bitter revenge.

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson, Madeline Zima, Julianne Moore, John de Lancie, Kevin Skousen ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 1992-01-10
10.

Romper Stomper

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman who is prone to epileptic seizures joins the skins' merry band, and helps them on their run from justice, but is her affliction also a sign of impurity?

Starring: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott, Leigh Russell, Daniel Wyllie, James McKenna, Eric Mueck, Frank Magree, Chris McLean ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Wright
Release date: 1992-03-05

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