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

A list of all the best 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. Take a look at this list of suspenseful movies!

 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 movies on this list.

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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 movies. These are the best suspenseful movies as voted on by you, the people!

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.

All sorts of directors have taken on Suspense movies. Examples include Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, and Francis Ford Coppola.

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but chickens double d added GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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Enemy at the Gates Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris

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Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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Charade Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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but chickens double d added The Dead Zone Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Tom Skerritt

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but chickens double d added Invasion of the Body Snatchers Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah, Carolyn Jones

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Joy Ride Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

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Red Dragon Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton

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Hannibal Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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The Sum of All Fears Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

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The Long Kiss Goodnight Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox

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Spellbound Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock

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but chickens double d added High Noon Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper, Lee Van Cleef

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but chickens double d added The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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but chickens double d added Dog Day Afternoon Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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but chickens double d added Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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Laura Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Judith Anderson

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but chickens double d added For Your Eyes Only Roger Moore, Sheena Easton, Charles Dance

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but chickens double d added The Wolf Man Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Lon Chaney

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but chickens double d added Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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but chickens double d added Bullitt Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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but chickens double d added Lord of the Flies Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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but chickens double d added M Peter Lorre, Theo Lingen, Georg John

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but chickens double d added Moonraker Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Richard Kiel

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but chickens double d added Thunderball Sean Connery, Luciana Paluzzi, Claudine Auger

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Indiana Jones and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 128 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies
but chickens double d added Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd

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The Score Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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but chickens double d added The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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The Missing Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer

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but chickens double d added An American Werewolf in London Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall

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but chickens double d added The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

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but chickens double d added 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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A Simple Plan Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

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Witness Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

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but chickens double d added Dr. No Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord

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but chickens double d added Nosferatu Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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but chickens double d added Mad Max 2 Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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but chickens double d added Shaft Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman

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3:10 to Yuma Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

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but chickens double d added King Kong Fay Wray, Merian C. Cooper, Bruce Cabot

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but chickens double d added Planet of the Apes Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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The Black Dahlia Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

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but chickens double d added A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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Frequency Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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but chickens double d added The Spy Who Loved Me Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro

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but chickens double d added Octopussy Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

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but chickens double d added When a Stranger Calls Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rachel Roberts

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Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 150 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies
but chickens double d added Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger