What is the significance of a film being recognised as belonging to the thriller genre?
Audiences - It helps audiences choose the film precisely and if they know that it is a thriller they will come to watch it. Their is a huge audience from thriller so directors making thrillers have a advantage.
Institutions- It targets certain audience , by putting trailers on before other thrillers it will boosted the number of viewers as they have seen advertisement before other films.
Exhibition/Exchange- It gives a sense of familiarity,it gives the audience a clear idea what to expect.