The Greatest Suspense Movies Films

The Greatest Suspense Movies

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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 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.

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 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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    Twilight Zone: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 101 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith

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    Witness is listed (or ranked) 102 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 103 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah, Carolyn Jones

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    Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

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  5. 105
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    Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 105 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Dennis Franz

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    The Boondock Saints is listed (or ranked) 106 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

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    Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 107 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 108 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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  9. 109
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    Air Force One is listed (or ranked) 109 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    The Hitcher is listed (or ranked) 110 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

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    The Missing is listed (or ranked) 111 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer

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    The Lady from Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 112 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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    The Lady Vanishes is listed (or ranked) 113 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

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    Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 114 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    High Noon is listed (or ranked) 115 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper, Lee Van Cleef

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    The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 116 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    The Adventures of Sherlock Hol... is listed (or ranked) 117 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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    Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 118 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Strange Days is listed (or ranked) 119 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

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    Frequency is listed (or ranked) 120 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    The Changeling is listed (or ranked) 121 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse

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    The Parallax View is listed (or ranked) 122 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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    Death on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 123 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury

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    Things to Do in Denver When Yo... is listed (or ranked) 124 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi

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    The Tenant is listed (or ranked) 125 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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    When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 126 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rachel Roberts

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  27. 127
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    Crossfire is listed (or ranked) 127 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young

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    Kiss Me Deadly is listed (or ranked) 128 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Cloris Leachman, Nat King Cole, Jack Elam

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    Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 129 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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    The Big Heat is listed (or ranked) 130 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Lee Marvin, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Shallow Grave is listed (or ranked) 132 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, 피터 뮬란

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    An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 133 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall

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    Close Encounters of the Third ... is listed (or ranked) 134 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

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    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Dracula is listed (or ranked) 136 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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    Angels & Demons is listed (or ranked) 137 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Source Code is listed (or ranked) 138 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    The Taking of Pelham 123 is listed (or ranked) 139 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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    Malice is listed (or ranked) 140 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

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    The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 141 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer

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    Body of Lies is listed (or ranked) 142 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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    Kansas City Confidential is listed (or ranked) 143 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Coleen Gray

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    A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 144 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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    The Paradine Case is listed (or ranked) 145 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Laughton

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    Night Moves is listed (or ranked) 146 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Gene Hackman, James Woods, Melanie Griffith

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    Dirty Harry is listed (or ranked) 147 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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    Lord of the Flies is listed (or ranked) 148 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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    The Thing from Another World is listed (or ranked) 149 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies

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    James Arness, Paul Frees, George Fenneman

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    Proof of Life is listed (or ranked) 150 on the list The Greatest Suspense Movies


    Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse

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