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The Best Suspense Movies On Netflix

Updated November 13, 2020 584 votes 1.2k voters 77.5k 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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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

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    The Invitation

    Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi

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    Dismissed

    Randall Park, Dylan Sprouse
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    The Secret in Their Eyes

    Ricardo Darín, Mariano Argento

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    Perdida

    Luisana Lopilato, Amaia Salamanc

    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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    Blackway

    Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles
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    Horse Girl

    Alison Brie, Robin Tunney

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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Trevante

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    Under the Shadow

    Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi
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    The Witch

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson

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    The Open House

    Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton
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    Creep

    Mark Duplass, Patrick Kack-Brice

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    The Invisible Guest

    Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

    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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    You Get Me

    Bella Thorne, Halston Sage

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    Boy Missing

    Eva Röse
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    The Drowning

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    Cam

    Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh
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    Edge of Fear

    Shen Lin, Robert Patrick

    During a wilderness getaway, a gang of sociopathic criminals kidnap a woman and assault her husband, who must summon all his strength to save her.

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    The Invisible Guardian

    Marta Etura, Elvira Mínguez

    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.

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    Lavender

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    Mute

    Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd
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    Bad Match

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    The Captive

    Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman
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    Layer Cake

    Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy

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    Forgotten

    Kang Ha-neul, Kim Mu-yeol