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The Best Suspense Movies On Netflix

Updated November 13, 2020 595 votes 1.2k voters 75.4k views30 items

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

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    Creep
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    Creep

    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

    Released2014

    Directed byPatrick Kack-Brice

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    The Sixth Sense
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    2

    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    The Invitation
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    The Invitation

    Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi

    Released2015

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

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    The Secret in Their Eyes
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    The Secret in Their Eyes

    Ricardo Darín, Mariano Argento

    Released2009

    Directed byJuan José Campanella

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    Bird Box
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Trevante

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanne Bier

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    Perdida
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    Perdida

    Luisana Lopilato, Amaia Salamanc

    Released2018

    Directed byAlejandro Montiel

    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.

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    The Witch
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    The Witch

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson

    Released2015

    Directed byRobert Eggers

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    Dismissed
    12
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    Dismissed

    Randall Park, Dylan Sprouse

    Directed byBenjamin Arfmann

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    The Invisible Guest
    10
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    The Invisible Guest

    Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

    Released2016

    Directed byOriol Paulo

    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.

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    Gerald's Game
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    Gerald's Game

    Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood

    Released2017

    Directed byMike Flanagan

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    The Open House
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    The Open House

    Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton

    Released2018

    Directed byMatt Angel, Suzanne Coote

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    Blackway
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    Blackway

    Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles

    Directed byDaniel Alfredson

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    Triple Frontier
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    Triple Frontier

    Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac

    Released2019

    Directed byJ. C. Chandor

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    Cam
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    Cam

    Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh

    Released2018

    Directed byDaniel Goldhaber

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    Layer Cake
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    Layer Cake

    Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy

    Released2005

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    Boy Missing
    2
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    Boy Missing

    Eva Röse

    Released2011

    Directed byCharlotte Berlin, Leif Lindblom

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    Friend Request
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    Friend Request

    Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley

    Directed bySimon Verhoeven

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    Killing Ground
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    Killing Ground

    Harriet Dyer, Ian Meadows

    Directed byDamien Power

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    You Get Me
    4
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    You Get Me

    Bella Thorne, Halston Sage

    Released2017

    Directed byBrent Bonacorso

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    Mute
    2
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    Mute

    Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd

    Released2018

    Directed byDuncan Jones

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    The Captive
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    The Captive

    Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman

    Released2014

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

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    Under the Shadow
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    Under the Shadow

    Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi

    Released2016

    Directed byBabak Anvari

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    Forgotten
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    Forgotten

    Kang Ha-neul, Kim Mu-yeol

    Released2017

    Directed byJang Hang-jun

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    Horse Girl
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    Horse Girl

    Alison Brie, Robin Tunney

    Released2020

    Directed byJeff Baena

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    The Invisible Guardian
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    The Invisible Guardian

    Marta Etura, Elvira Mínguez

    Directed by Fernando González Molina

    When an FBI-trained cop returns to her Navarre hometown to catch a killer targeting local teens, she must also face personal demons from her past.