Thriller movies that have more than one genre in it are called hybrid thrillers. Some of the hybrid thrillers are:
- Action thriller e.g momento
- supernatural thriller e.g signs
- murderous passion e.g fatal attractions
- political thriller e.g. enemy of the state
A film that uses psychological thriller as a sub-genre very well is 'Pyscho' by Alfred Hitchcock (1960) because it keeps the viewers in suspense while playing with their minds. Hitchcock used different techniques to create suspense and one of them was German expressionism. That is when lighting is used to represent a person. (Whether they are good or bad) Hitchcock used this well in the famous shower scene.