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The Greatest Suspense Movies

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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    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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    Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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    Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

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    Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris

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    Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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    James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Carrie-Anne Moss, Guy Pearce, Jorja Fox

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas

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    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, David Morse

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

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    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman, Jonny Lee Miller

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    Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

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    Charlton Heston, Hayden Christensen, Sam Neill

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

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    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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

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    Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Laura Linney

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    Sid James, Kenneth More, Joan Hickson

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    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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    Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy

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    Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton

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    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Forest Whitaker

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    Katie Holmes, Cate Blanchett, Keanu Reeves

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    Isla Fisher, Laura Vandervoort, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, James Earl Jones

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