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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    Jaws 2


    Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton, Ann Dusenberry

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  2. 102
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    Frequency


    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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  3. 103
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    The Parallax View


    Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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  4. 104
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    Crossfire


    Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young

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  5. 105
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    The Lady from Shanghai


    Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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    Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah, Carolyn Jones

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    When a Stranger Calls

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    Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rachel Roberts

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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    Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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  12. 112
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    The Lady Vanishes

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

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    Speed

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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  14. 114
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    The Deer Hunter

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    The Crow

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Planet of the Apes

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    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    Goldfinger

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    Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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    Lord of the Flies

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    Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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    High Noon

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    Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper, Lee Van Cleef

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  20. 120
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    The Tenant


    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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    Fight Club

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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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  22. 122
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    Source Code


    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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  23. 123
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    Vantage Point


    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid

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    The Ghost and the Darkness


    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer

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    Body of Lies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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    Death on the Nile


    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury

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  27. 127
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    Kansas City Confidential


    Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Coleen Gray

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  28. 128
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    Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead


    Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi

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  29. 129
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    Kiss Me Deadly


    Cloris Leachman, Nat King Cole, Jack Elam

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  30. 130
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

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    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    The Thing from Another World

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    James Arness, Paul Frees, George Fenneman

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  32. 132
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    The Big Heat


    Lee Marvin, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones

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    The Evil Dead

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    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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  34. 134
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    Sabotage

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    Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder

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  35. 135
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    Night Moves


    Gene Hackman, James Woods, Melanie Griffith

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  36. 136
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    Proof of Life


    Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse

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  37. 137
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    Lifeboat

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    Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel

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  38. 138
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    Nosferatu

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    Max Schreck, John Gottowt, Alexander Granach

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    Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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    Coraline

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    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

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    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

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    Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

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    Bullitt

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    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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    The Spy Who Loved Me

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    Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro

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    Bambi

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

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    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

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    The Dead Zone

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    Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Tom Skerritt

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    Dracula

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    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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    Dog Day Afternoon

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    Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

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