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The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix  

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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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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

Released: 2009

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

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Perdida is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Perdida

A policewoman whose childhood friend disappeared in Patagonia years ago starts a new search to find answers, and soon finds her own life in danger.

Actors: Luisana Lopilato, Amaia Salamanc

Released: 2018

Directed by: Alejandro Montiel

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Dismissed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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Dismissed

Actors: Randall Park, Dylan Sprouse, Chris Bauer, Brooke Dillman

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

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The Invisible Guest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix
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The Invisible Guest

After waking next to his now-dead lover in a hotel room, a young businessman hires a prominent lawyer to figure out how he ended up a murder suspect.

Actors: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

Released: 2016

Directed by: Oriol Paulo

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