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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Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Aiden Lovekamp, Michelle Krusiec, Mike Doyle, + more
Initial Release: 2015
Directed by: Karyn Kusama
lizib added Creep
Creep is a 2014 comedy horror film directed by Patrick Brice, based on a script written by Brice and Mark Duplass. The movie, which is Brice's directorial debut, had its world premiere on March 8, 2014 at South by Southwest and stars Brice as a man that answers a cryptic Craigslist ad. Duplass has confirmed plans for a sequel, stating "We’re in the process of selling the movie right now and there will definitely be more Creep." ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice
Initial Release: 2014
Directed by: Patrick Kack-Brice
The Secret in Their Eyes is a 2009 Argentine crime thriller film directed, produced and edited by Juan José Campanella and written by Eduardo Sacheri and Campanella, based on Sacheri's novel La pregunta de sus ojos. The film, a joint production of Argentine and Spanish companies, stars Ricardo Darín and Soledad Villamil. The story unearths the buried romance between a retired judiciary employee and a judge who worked together a quarter century ago. They recount their efforts on an unsolved 1974 rape and murder that is an obsession not only for them, but for the victim's husband and the killer. The double setting frames the period of Argentina's Dirty War, a violent time when criminality ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Ricardo Darín, Mariano Argento, Soledad Villamil, Guillermo Francella, Pablo Rago, + more
Initial Release: 2009
Directed by: Juan José Campanella