Best Thriller Movies of 1993

1.

Carlito's Way

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.

Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Ingrid Rogers, Luis Guzmán, Adrian Pasdar, Viggo Mortensen, James Rebhorn, Joseph Siravo ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1993-11-10
2.

True Romance

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Starring: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Michael Rapaport, Bronson Pinchot, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Brad Pitt, Tom Sizemore, Samuel L. Jackson ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1993-09-09
3.

Falling Down

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld, Raymond J. Barry, John Diehl, D.W. Moffett, Richard Montoya ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1993-02-26
4.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Andrea Beaumont strolls back into town, rekindling an old romance with Bruce Wayne. At the same time, Batman is mistaken for a masked vigilante assassin who has begun systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Now on the run, Batman must solve the mystery, while navigating his relationship with Andrea.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Abe Vigoda, Stacy Keach, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski
Release date: 1993-12-25
5.

A Perfect World

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther, Bradley Whitford, Keith Szarabajka, Leo Burmester, Paul Hewitt, Ray McKinnon, Jennifer Griffin ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1993-11-24
6.

Cliffhanger

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn, Caroline Goodall, Leon, Craig Fairbrass, Gregory Scott Cummins, Denis Forest ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1993-05-28
7.

In the Line of Fire

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Rene Russo, John Malkovich, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tobin Bell, John Mahoney, Gregory Alan Williams, Jim Curley ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1993-07-08
8.

Alive

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

Starring: John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, David Kriegel, Kevin Breznahan, Sam Behrens, Illeana Douglas ..
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Release date: 1993-01-15
9.

The Pelican Brief

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1993-12-16
10.

Kalifornia

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

Starring: Brad Pitt, David Duchovny, Juliette Lewis, Michelle Forbes, Sierra Pecheur, John Dullaghan, Kathy Larson, David Milford, Judson Vaughn, John Zarchen ..
Directed by: Dominic Sena
Release date: 1993-06-24

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