Romantic thrillers include features such as love triangles and conflict. (Next 2007)
Action thrillers include features such as violence and fast-paced scenes. (The Terminator 1985)
Psychological thrillers often include conventions such as mental and emotional conflict. (Inside man 2006)
Political thrillers include a political struggle between one side and another. (Stander 2004)
Supernatural thrillers may feature supernatural powers and/or alien beings. (The sixth sense 1999)
Identity thrillers often include a character taking on another’s identity or impersonating someone else.