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The Best Movies About Stalking

Updated January 12, 2021 2.7k votes 507 voters 57.2k views76 items

List RulesFilms about stalking and stalkers. Vote up the best stalking movie.

There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush you get from a good, suspenseful thriller movie! Movies that tell the story about the life of a stalker give us a sense of excitement and fear and the result is a perfect high of adrenaline and entertainment. While there aren’t a ton of movies out there about stalkers, there are some great ones that will certainly make your heart race. What are the best movies about stalking? Vote up the best films below and see where your favorites rank!

The movies on this list all have tell stories about stalking and stalkers. Some are more scary stalker movies and detail what goes on in the mind of a stalker with a dangerous obsession, how they find their targets and what the end result is. Others are completely fictional and create a suspenseful feeling that will keep you on your toes for the full length of the film. And yes, some of the best movies about being stalked are from Lifetime. 

This list features the best stalker movies including, Fear, Single White Female, Cape Fear, The Cable Guy, Sleeping with the Enemy, Fatal Attraction, and The Crush. Vote up the best films and check to see if they are available on Netflix or other streaming service.

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    Fear

    Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano

    Released1996

    Directed byJames Foley

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    Misery

    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates

    Released1990

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Cape Fear

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte

    Released1991

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • The Hand That Rocks the Cradle4
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    The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

    Julianne Moore, Rebecca De Mornay

    Released1992

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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    The Crush

    Alicia Silverstone, Amber Benson

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan Shapiro

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  • Single White Female6
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    Single White Female

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda

    Released1992

    Directed byBarbet Schroeder

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    Unlawful Entry

    Kurt Russell, Madeleine Stowe

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

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    Fatal Attraction

    Glenn Close, Michael Douglas

    Released1987

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • Enough9
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    Enough

    Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Apted

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  • Hush10
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    Hush

    Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr.

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • Swimfan12
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    Swimfan

    Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Polson

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    Obsessed

    Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Shill

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    Play Misty for Me

    Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills

    Released1971

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Sleeping with the Enemy

    Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin

    Released1991

    Directed byJoseph Ruben

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    The Resident

    Hilary Swank, Christopher Lee

    Released2010

    Directed byAntti Jokinen

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    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

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  • One Hour Photo18
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    One Hour Photo

    Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Romanek

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    Copycat

    Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Amiel

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  • Straw Dogs20
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    Straw Dogs

    Dustin Hoffman, David Warner

    Released1971

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

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    The Bodyguard

    Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner

    Released1992

    Directed byMick Jackson

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    Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    Released2020

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    P2

    Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley

    Released2007

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    Someone's Watching Me!

    Lauren Hutton, Adrienne Barbeau

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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    Pacific Heights

    Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith

    Released1990

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