The Greatest Suspense Movies Films
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The Greatest Suspense Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Suspense films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all suspense movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find out if your favorite suspense movies are currently streaming on these best dramas on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant lists.

 This suspense movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of suspense films also contains suspense movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This suspense films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best suspense movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This suspense movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make sure to rock the vote by upvoting the best items on this list.

List of suspense films includes suspense movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share what you voted on to see if your friends disagree.

These are the top films in the suspense genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the suspense genre in it. Be it the motifs of the suspense genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you're not a fan of Born Killers or Deadline, then vote those down so that the list takes your preferences into account. If we missed any suspense movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous suspense movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about suspense movie lists.
 
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the suspense movies. List includes photos and suspense movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List below includes The Assault, Hannibal and more items.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these suspense movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good suspense movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest suspense movies, here is the full suspense movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Mischa Barton

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    Carrie-Anne Moss, Guy Pearce, Jorja Fox

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    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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    Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

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    Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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    Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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    James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Hume Cronyn

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    Sid James, Kenneth More, Joan Hickson

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    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

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    Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, John Lithgow

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    Judith Anderson, Walter Huston, Barry Fitzgerald

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    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris

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    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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    Craig T. Nelson, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein

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    Michael Powell, Anna Massey, Pamela Green

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll

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    Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer

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    Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards, Marie Windsor

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    Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas

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    Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter

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    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, James Earl Jones

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    James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger

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    Edward Norton, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes

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    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, David Morse

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    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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    Charlton Heston, Hayden Christensen, Sam Neill

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy

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