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If watching horror movies gives you the heebie jeebies, but action movies always seem too predictable, these suspense movies on Netflix are the perfect balance between the two. The best suspense movies streaming on Netflix use psychological tactics to send chills down your spine, but aren't necessarily always overtly frightening.  

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Trespass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Trespass is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman as a married couple taken hostage by extortionists. Shooting on the project began in Shreveport, Louisiana, on August 30, 2010. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival in September. The film was given a Video On Demand release and theatrical limited release in the United States on October 14, 2011. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc just a few weeks later on November 1, 2011. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, Cam Gigandet, Liana Liberato, Ben Mendelsohn, + more

Initial Release: 2011

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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#16 on The Best Thriller Movies with a Hostage

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Cold War espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by John le CarrĂ©. It stars Gary Oldman as George Smiley, along with Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch and CiarĂ¡n Hinds. Set in London in the early 1970s, the story follows the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of the British secret service. The film was produced through the British company Working Title Films and financed by France's StudioCanal. It premiered in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. It was a critical and ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Colin Firth, + more

Initial Release: 2011

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

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#35 on The Best Political Films Ever Made

#31 on The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives

#18 on Great Movies About Non-Violent Crimes

#7 on The Best Movies About Agents and Operatives

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The Invitation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Aiden Lovekamp, Michelle Krusiec, Mike Doyle, + more

Initial Release: 2015

Directed by: Karyn Kusama

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Deadfall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Deadfall is a 2012 crime drama film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, written by Zach Dean and starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, and Charlie Hunnam. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Olivia Wilde, Kate Mara, Eric Bana, Charlie Hunnam, Sissy Spacek, + more

Initial Release: 2012

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

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