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The Best PG Suspense Movies 

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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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Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg are among the directors that have worked on a Suspense PG film.

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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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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. Originally released by Paramount ...more

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Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll
Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. It was ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith
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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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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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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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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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Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury
This film 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 detective ...more

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Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris
This film 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 ...more

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Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum, Norman Lloyd
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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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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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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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Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer
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Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Richard Widmark
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Dennis Quaid, Lea Thompson, Louis Gossett
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Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Peter Cushing
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Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield
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Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy
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Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy
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Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon
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Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern, Karen Black
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Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon
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John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Lesley-Anne Down
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