Suspense movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant suspense movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, twists and turns and intense films and TV shows about / with death, murder, violence, chase, blood, police investigation, twists & turns, danger, runaway and brutality plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as suspense: The Call (2013), Joy Ride (2001), Shutter Island (2010), Gone Girl (2014), What Lies Beneath (2000), The Invisible Guest (2016), Searching (2018), A Quiet Place (2018), Frozen (2010), Fracture (2007).

List of suspense movies

 6.7
 112K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, child abduction, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, youth, murder, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 64K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck driver, murder, kidnapping, radio, prank, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, deathtrap, road trip, trap, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, new jersey, wyoming, nebraska, san antonio texas ...
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 8.2
 1.1M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, mental illness, psychiatrist, psychology, island, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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 8.1
 854K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, missing person, investigation, twists & turns, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, couple relations, adultery, woman in danger, dishonesty, infidelity, supernatural horror, scientist, murder, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, false accusation, female lawyer, murder suspect, moral dilemma, marriage, lawyer, infidelity, suspect, blackmail ...
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 7.6
 139K
Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, missing child, disappearance, social media, missing daughter, missing girl, parents and children, police detective, internet, presumed dead, determination, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017, year 2019
Place: california
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 7.5
 405K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, pregnancy, child in peril, silence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: new york state
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 6.1
 67K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, ski resort, isolation, danger, youth, mountain, skiing, friends, frostbite, death, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.2
 187K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, lawyer, legal investigation, obsession, adultery, perfect crime, guilt, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.6
 277K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, fear, blindness, suicide, bird, murder, post apocalypse, creature, parents and children, chase ...
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 7.6
 336K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, mysterious character, ghost, supernatural, uncover truth, psychic, parallel world, spiritualism, single parent, nightmare, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, england, english channel
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 7.1
 220K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, brutal, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, thief, home invasion, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, held captive, trapped, break in, survival, murder, characters murdered one by one, robbery gone awry ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, missing woman, infidelity, couples, jealousy, social isolation, bunker, captive, secret room, locked in a room, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
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 7.7
 203K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, murder, native american reservation, violence, forest, murder investigation, fbi, rape, snow, mountain, finding a dead body, fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, united states, usa
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 6.8
 77K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, death of protagonist, chase, murder, slasher, in the woods, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 5.3
 115K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, ghost town, traffic jam, violence, group of friends, small town, torture, wax museum, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
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 8.3
 286K
Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: heist, perfect crime, bank robbery, stockholm syndrome, master criminal, hostage situation, professor, criminal heroes, plot twist, planning, hostage, thief ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspense, brutal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, fist fighting, swat, strong violent content, death, warrior, fighting crime, survival, drug lord, fight, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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 6.4
 36K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: children, murder, problem child, sociopath, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, deception, sadism, disbelieving adult, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, usa, asia, new england
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 8.0
 361K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, frightening, psychological ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, religion, supernatural, evil force, demons, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, priest, paranormal activity, demon, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, middle east, iraq
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 6.8
 255K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: fear, ghost, isolation, evil, survival, haunted house, trapped, insanity, paranormal activity, paranoia, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
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 6.3
 103K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, rough
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, destruction, runaway train, fbi, money, train wreck, attempted murder, witness, telephone call, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: dark, suspense, scary, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, witch, supernatural, supernatural power, corpse, dead woman, autopsy, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
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 8.4
 180K
Ozark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, murder, violence, law enforcement, teenage boy, teenage girl, crime ...
Place: mexico, missouri, chicago illinois
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Angels of Death (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, violence, adventure, rescue, fear, evil, haunted by the past, quest, brutality, mercilessness, bad guy, angel ...
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, crime, investigation, maniac, murder, fbi, psychology, killings, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
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The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, warship, navy, spy, underwater, nuclear threat, politics, cia, desertion, defection, mutiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c., soviet union, maryland ...
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 7.4
 2K
The Method (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, mental illness, serial killer, crimes, danger, psychosis, brutality, haunted by the past, murder, human nature, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: year 2015
Place: russia
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, psychiatrist, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, obsession, psychology, woman in danger, doctors and patients, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, year 1999 ...
Place: england, london
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