Best Thriller Movies of 1994

1.

In the Mouth of Madness

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

Starring: Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, J├╝rgen Prochnow, David Warner, Peter Jason, Charlton Heston, John Glover, Wilhelm von Homburg, Conrad Bergschneider, Bernie Casey ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1994-06-18
2.

Clear and Present Danger

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida, Henry Czerny, Harris Yulin, Donald Moffat, Miguel Sandoval, Benjamin Bratt, Raymond Cruz ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 1994-08-03
3.

Serial Mom

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other slights befall her beloved family, the body count begins to increase.

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard, Justin Whalin, Traci Lords, Suzanne Somers, Joan Rivers, Mink Stole, Mary Jo Catlett ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1994-04-13
4.

The Client

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots himself and Mark is found at the scene, and both the FBI and the Mafia quickly realize that Mark probably knows more than he says.

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony LaPaglia, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Brad Renfro, Anthony Edwards, J.T. Walsh, Anthony Heald ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1994-07-20
5.

Nell

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini, Robin Mullins, Nick Searcy, Jeremy Davies, O'Neal Compton, Joe Inscoe, Stephanie Dawn Wood ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1994-12-23
6.

The River Wild

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

Starring: Meryl Streep, David Strathairn, Kevin Bacon, Benjamin Bratt, John C. Reilly, Joseph Mazzello, Stephanie Sawyer, William Lucking, Elizabeth Hoffman, Victor Galloway ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 1994-09-30
7.

No Escape

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is determined to escape the island in order to reveal the truth behind his murderous actions and clear his name.

Starring: Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, Kevin Dillon, Kevin J. O'Connor, Don Henderson, Ian McNeice, Jack Shepherd, Michael Lerner, Ernie Hudson ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 1994-04-29
8.

The Shadow

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's minds", the Shadow comes blazing to the city's rescue with explosive results.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry, Jonathan Winters, Sab Shimono, Brady Tsurutani, James Hong ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 1994-07-01
9.

The Chase

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being broadcast live on every TV-channel.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Henry Rollins, Rocky Carroll, Ray Wise, Cary Elwes, Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Marshall Bell, Ron Jeremy ..
Directed by: Adam Rifkin
Release date: 1994-03-04
10.

Drop Zone

4.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Jessie Crossmann (Butler) so he can track them down.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter, Corin Nemec, Kyle Secor, Luca Bercovici, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Rex Linn, Melanie Mayron ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1994-12-08

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