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List of PG suspense movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG suspense movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Suspense movie of all time is. This list of popular PG suspense movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG Suspense movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG Suspense films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Suspense film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List contains movies like Rear Window and The Conversation.

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Rear Window Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder". ...more

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The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman The Conversation is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen ...more

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Strangers on a Train Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll Strangers on a Train is an American psychological crime thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. It was shot ...more

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Twilight Zone: The Movie Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith Twilight Zone: The Movie is a 1983 American anthology science-fiction fantasy horror film produced by Steven Spielberg and John Landis as a theatrical version of the 1959–64 TV series The ...more

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The 'Burbs Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman The 'Burbs is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Joe Dante starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Rick Ducommun, Corey Feldman, Wendy Schaal, and Henry Gibson. The film was written ...more

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Marnie Sean Connery, Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren Marnie is a 1964 psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by Jay Presson Allen was based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Winston Graham. The film stars Tippi ...more

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The Trouble with Harry Shirley MacLaine, Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe The Trouble with Harry is a 1955 American black comedy film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes was based on the 1950 novel by Jack Trevor Story. It starred Edmund ...more

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Death on the Nile Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury Death on the Nile is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer. The film features the Belgian ...more

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Sleuth Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Eve Channing Sleuth is a 1972 mystery thriller film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The screenplay by British playwright Anthony Shaffer was based on his 1970 Tony Award-winning play Sleuth. The film stars ...more

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The Hindenburg Anne Bancroft, Burgess Meredith, George C. Scott The Hindenburg is a 1975 American Technicolor film based on the disaster of the German airship Hindenburg. The film stars George C. Scott. It was produced and directed by Robert Wise, and was ...more

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Saboteur Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum, Norman Lloyd Saboteur is a 1942 Universal spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay written by Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison and Dorothy Parker. The film stars Priscilla Lane, Robert ...more

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Coma Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris Coma is a 1978 suspense film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Robin Cook. The film rights were acquired by director Michael Crichton, and the movie was produced by Martin Erlichmann ...more

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The Man Who Knew Too Much James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock The Man Who Knew Too Much is a 1956 suspense thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Doris Day. The film is a somewhat altered remake in widescreen VistaVision and ...more

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Obsession John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold Obsession is a 1976 psychological thriller/mystery directed by Brian De Palma, starring Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, and Stocker Fontelieu. The screenplay was by Paul ...more

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Don't Bother to Knock Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Richard Widmark Don't Bother to Knock is a 1952 American thriller film starring Richard Widmark and Marilyn Monroe, directed by Roy Ward Baker. The screenplay was written by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel ...more

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Sorcerer Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer Sorcerer is a 1977 American existential thriller film directed and produced by William Friedkin and starring Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, and Amidou. The second adaptation of ...more

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy The Concorde ... Airport '79 is a 1979 American disaster film. The film was the fourth and final installment of the Airport series. Panned by critics, the film also flopped at the box office. ...more

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Scorpio Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield Scorpio is a 1973 spy film directed by Michael Winner. It stars Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Paul Scofield.

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Asylum Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Peter Cushing Asylum is a 1972 British horror film made by Amicus Productions. The film was directed by Roy Ward Baker, produced by Milton Subotsky, and scripted by Robert Bloch. Baker had considerable ...more

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Jaws 3-D Dennis Quaid, Lea Thompson, Louis Gossett Jaws 3-D is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by Joe Alves and starring Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Lea Thompson and Louis Gossett, Jr. It is the second sequel to Steven ...more

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The Deep Nick Nolte, Jacqueline Bissett, Eli Wallach The Deep is a 1977 adventure film directed by Peter Yates and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset, and Nick Nolte.

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The House on Carroll Street Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy The House on Carroll Street is a 1988 film directed by Peter Yates.

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Hanky Panky Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Richard Widmark Hanky Panky is a 1982 comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier, and starring Gene Wilder and Gilda Radner. Wilder and Radner met during filming and later married.

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Deathtrap Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon Deathtrap is a 1982 thriller based on Ira Levin's play of the same name, directed by Sidney Lumet from a screenplay by Levin and Jay Presson Allen, starring Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve.

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Illustrious Corpses Max von Sydow, Lino Ventura, Tina Aumont Illustrious Corpses is a 1976 Italian thriller film directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Lino Ventura. The film was screened at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, but was not entered into the ...more

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Patrick Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Julia Blake Patrick is a 1978 Australian horror film directed by Richard Franklin and written by Everett De Roche. It is the pivotal movie of respected Australian director Richard Franklin's career.

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And Soon the Darkness Pamela Franklin, John Nettleton, Hana Maria Pravda And Soon the Darkness is a 1970 British thriller film. Starring Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice and Sandor Elès, it tells the story of two young English women on a cycling holiday in ...more

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Little Nikita Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Loretta Devine Little Nikita is a 1988 American cult drama film directed by Richard Benjamin and starring River Phoenix and Sidney Poitier. The film marks the first collaboration between Phoenix and Poitier.

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The Looking Glass War Anthony Hopkins, Anna Massey, Ralph Richardson The Looking Glass War is a 1969 film based on the novel of the same name by John le Carré. The book is a spy novel about a British Intelligence agency, known as 'The Department ' and its ...more

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Still of the Night Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy Still of the Night is a 1982 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Benton and starring Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Joe Grifasi and Jessica Tandy. It was written by Benton and ...more

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Firefox Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger Firefox is a 1982 U.S. action film produced, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. It is based upon the 1977 novel of the same name by Craig Thomas. Though the film was set in Russia, ...more

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The China Syndrome Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon The China Syndrome is a 1979 American thriller film that tells the story of a television reporter and her cameraman who discover safety coverups at a nuclear power plant. It stars Jane Fonda, ...more

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Family Plot Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern, Karen Black Family Plot is a 1976 American dark comedy/thriller film that was the final film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film was based on Victor Canning's novel The Rainbird Pattern, which Ernest ...more

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The Mirror Crack'd Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Novak The Mirror Crack'd is a 1980 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side and directed by Guy Hamilton. It starred Angela Lansbury, Kim ...more

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Brannigan John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Lesley-Anne Down Brannigan is a 1975 British thriller film directed by Douglas Hickox and starring John Wayne and Richard Attenborough. Set principally in London, the film is about a Chicago detective sent to ...more

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Without Warning Arthur C. Clarke, Philip Baker Hall, Jane Kaczmarek Without Warning is an American CBS TV movie, directed by Robert Iscove, featuring veteran news anchor Sander Vanocur and reporter Bree Walker as themselves covering a breaking news story of ...more

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Rollercoaster Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda, Steve Guttenberg Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda and Timothy Bottoms, and directed by James Goldstone. It was one of the few films to be shown ...more

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Evil Under the Sun Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Peter Ustinov Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.

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Target of an Assassin Anthony Quinn, John Phillip Law, Marius Weyers Target of an Assassin is a 1977 film directed by Peter Collinson. It stars Anthony Quinn and John Phillip Law. Target of an Assassin was completed in South Africa in 1976 as Tigers Don't Cry, ...more

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Defence of the Realm Gabriel Byrne, Robbie Coltrane, Denholm Elliott Defence of the Realm is a 1986 political thriller directed by David Drury, and starring Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, and Denholm Elliott, with Robbie Coltrane in a supporting role. The film ...more

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The Watcher in the Woods Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum The Watcher in the Woods is a 1980 American horror mystery thriller film produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. Based on the 1976 novel of the same name ...more

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Shamus Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John Glover Shamus is a 1973 American film starring Burt Reynolds and Dyan Cannon, directed by Buzz Kulik.

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Killjoy Kim Basinger, Robert Culp, Stephen Macht Killjoy is a 1981 mystery, thriller film written by Sam H. Rolfe and directed by John Llewellyn Moxey.

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Fear in the Night Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Judy Geeson A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.

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The House on Skull Mountain Victor French, Mike Evans, Lloyd Nelson The House on Skull Mountain is a 1974 horror film directed by Ron Honthaner. After Pauline Christophe, the sole heir for the mansion on Skull Mountain dies, four of her family members are called ...more

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Russian Holiday Barry Bostwick, Susan Blakely, E. G. Marshall Russian Holiday is a 1992 film directed by Greydon Clark. It stars Jeff Altman and Victoria Barrett.

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The Eagle Has Landed Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall. Based on the novel The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins, the ...more

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Roadgames Jamie Lee Curtis, Stacy Keach, Alan Hopgood Road Games is a 1981 Australian thriller film directed by Richard Franklin. The film stars Stacy Keach as a truck driver, and Jamie Lee Curtis as a hitchhiker.

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane is a 1976 Canadian-French film directed by Nicolas Gessner and starring Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, and Scott Jacoby. It was ...more

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The Night Visitor Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard The Night Visitor is a 1971 Swedish psychological thriller film in English, starring Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard, Per Oscarsson, Rupert Davies and Andrew Keir, and directed by ...more