The Best Suspense Movies On Amazon Prime

A list of the most suspenseful movies on Amazon Prime, as ranked by thriller movie fans who don't mind spending a few hours on the edge of their seats. Every top rated film on this list is a nail-biter that will have you in suspense from start to finish and each of these thrillers is currently streaming free of charge for Amazon Prime members.

With so many must watch movies available on Amazon Prime, it can be tough to find just the right film to suit your mood. If you're feeling a tense, relentlessly suspenseful ride that will have you wondering just how it's all going to end, absolutely any movie on this list ought to suit you just fine.

While every movie collected here brings the suspense, there are a whole lot of wildly different films included.

The two things all of these movies have in common is that they're all suspenseful as heck and they're all streaming on Amazon Prime Video. What's the best, most suspenseful free movie on Amazon Prime? You can decide by voting up your favorites below!  Then be sure to check back for new and recent thrillers as they are added to Amazon Prime.

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  • Inception
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Christopher Nolan
  • Knives Out
    Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Rian Johnson
  • Con Air
    Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Simon West
  • The Next Three Days
    Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Paul Haggis
  • Interference


  • Clue
    Eileen Brennan, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
  • Bone Tomahawk
    Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Richard Jenkins
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: S. Craig Zahler
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Brad Furman
  • Odd Thomas
    Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Stephen Sommers
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
    Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Lynne Ramsay
  • The Words
    Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
  • Night of the Living Dead
    Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: George A. Romero
  • Super 8
    Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: J.J. Abrams
  • You Were Never Really Here
    Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Lynne Ramsay
  • Gone in 60 Seconds
    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Dominic Sena
  • 7500
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Patrick Vollrath
  • The Children Act
    Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Richard Eyre
  • A Murder of Crows
    Tom Berenger, Cuba Gooding, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
  • Coherence
    Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Lorene Scafaria
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: James Ward Byrkit
  • Bad Samaritan
    David Tennant, Robert Sheehan, Carlito Olivero
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Dean Devlin
  • Rage
    Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Danny Glover
    • Released: 2014
    • Directed by: Paco Cabezas
  • The Last Stand
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Kim Jee-woon
  • The Girl Who Played with Fire
    Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Daniel Alfredson
  • Inherit the Viper
    Josh Hartnett, Bruce Dern, Margarita Levieva
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Anthony Jerjen
  • Seberg
    Starring Kristen Stewart, Jack O'Connell, Anthony Mackie
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Benedict Andrews