• Horror of course for fear, horror and terror. Best example-Psycho. This genre tends to include "thriller" For precise meaning of thriller -Allow me to quote Wiki "thrillers include fast pacing, frequent action, and resourceful heroes who must thwart the plans of more-powerful and better-equipped villains. Literary devices such as suspense, red herrings and cliffhangers are used extensively." Best example-The Godfather. Both of them have got more sub genres.Thriller movies have lately been incorporating horror as well.
  • Thrillers usually remain within the bounds of what may be plausible, and depend on the characters and their related elements to form the action and all, while a horror movie usually deals with a segmented secondary element, such as a killer, monster, haunted house and so forth, most usually things that may perhaps stem from a plausible source, but grossly mutated and exaggerated, which is often, at least with American horror, the fun part. This usually limits the capacity for a decent story, while thrillers utilize the story as a primary element; a thriller will fail if its story is cliché, poorly done or what have you. A horror movie concentrates on the visual and on fright factor through obscene gore or atmosphere, and builds the story around this, rather than including its "flashiness" around the story, like a thriller will. For example, before the more horror like climax of Psycho, we all got to know Norman Bates and the protagonist who spoke with him, but how much do we really know about Jason or Michael, other than the three minute long raves of Sam Loomis? We need all we need to know, usually not much, leaving more room for some death.

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