The Killer, which released on November 10th, is celebrated American filmmaker David Fincher’s latest addition to a repertoire of compelling psychological thrillers.
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The Killer, which released on November 10th, is celebrated American filmmaker David Fincher’s latest addition to a repertoire of compelling psychological thrillers. The film stars Micheal Fassbender in the lead role as a dispassionate yet skilful assassin on the verge of insanity, stylised as a classic samurai action film. The film’s release has gotten new and old fans craving for more of Fincher’s neo-noir thrillers. So let’s take a look at other David Fincher movies you can binge-watch this weekend that are available on various streaming platforms.
No list of Fincher’s works would be complete without being headlined by Fight Club, which is considered among his most essential and prominent works. In what many consider Fincher’s Magnum Opus and the ultimate psychological thriller to introduce you to the genre, Fight Club is the definitive cult movie starring Brad Pitt and Edward Nortan in pivotal roles. The film revolves around a white-collar worker who is at the end of his tether and thoroughly burnt out discovers an underground fight club where he can battle his insomnia and dissatisfaction with the world, alongside Tyler, a carefree soap salesman. Soon, they venture down a dark path in a sinister psychological journey as their actions lead to drastic consequences. Adapted from Chuck Palahniuk’s 1996 novel of the same name, Fight Club also stars Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf and Jared Leto. You can stream the film on Amazon Prime Video and it is also available to rent on Apple TV.
Based on one of the most infamous unsolved mysteries in American history, Fincher retells the manhunt for the serial killer whose gruesome murders shook up the residents of San Francisco Bay in the 1970s. The film not only follows the Zodiac killer’s murders but also the obsessive investigation undertaken by officials and civilians alike, including a puzzle-loving cartoonist who believed that he had cracked the killer’s cyphers, leading investigators to the dreaded murderer. The film is available to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and for rent or purchase on Google Play. The mystery thriller stars an ensemble cast featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr, Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, and Dermot Mulroney.
When Nick Dunne discovers that his wife Amy is missing, his apparent concern about her disappearance places him in the eye of a media storm. It appears as though there is something Nick is cognizant of that could lead investigators to Amy. But as the film unfolds, the truth certainly seems more sinister than expected or anticipated. In this adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s crime thriller novel of the same name, Fincher illustrates a broken marriage wrapped around murder, betrayal, and deception. The film stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry and Carrie Coon in lead roles and it is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and for rent on Apple TV+.
A senior disengaged detective on the verge of retirement teams up with a rookie detective to hunt down a serial killer whose MO seems to draw inspiration from the seven biblical sins. As the duo inches closer to identifying the gruesome killer, his particularly chilling manner of execution will keep you hooked to the edge of your seat. This film is a classic Fincher crime thriller and stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow and John C. McGinley. It is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, and for rent or purchase on Google Play and YouTube.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:
This mystery thriller follows a journalist and a reserved computer hacker as they attempt to track down a wealthy woman who disappeared forty years ago. As they delve deeper into the puzzling case, the duo unravel dangerous secrets and the truth is more than what they could’ve asked for. The film is adapted from Swedish writer and journalist Stieg Larsson’s psychological thriller novel of the same name and stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright and Joely Richardson in major roles. The film can be rented on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and Zee5.
Nicholas Van Orton, a wealthy investment banker played by Michael Douglas receives a strange present from his estranged brother Conrad played by Sean Penn on his 48th birthday. A voucher for a game that the former has never heard of. Soon enough, Orton is pulled into a dangerous conspiracy as the game seems to intermingle with real life and threatens to have serious ramifications. Orton thus unravels a much larger conspiracy at hand. The film also stars Deborah Kara Unger, James Rebhorn, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker and Armin Mueller-Stahl and is available for rent and purchase on YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV.
The Social Network:
In a slight genre shift, Fincher retells the founding story behind the sensational social networking website Facebook. Adapted from Ben Mezrich’s novel The Accidental Billionaires, the story follows a 19-year-old Harvard University sophomore Mark Zuckerberg as he grapples with social awkwardness, alienation and a remarkable intellect. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer and Max Minghella in major roles. The film is available to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and for rent or purchase on Apple TV.
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