Top 10 Most Suspenseful Movies Ever Made

Are you into suspense? If yes then you are on the right page of a right website. There are thousands of movies releasing worldwide every year but there are very few which make it to the top. Here we will discuss about Top 10 Most Suspenseful Movies Ever Made.


10. Reservoir Dogs

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This is an American crime movie which depicts events occurred before and after a diamond heist. It was a debut film of Quentin Tarantino as a director and in his very first film he was able to gain a lot of fame and appreciation. The movie contains an ensemble cast, which means every person was given an equal role and same on air time. It was released in 1992 under the banner of Live Entertainment.


9. Snatch

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Snatch is a crime-comedy film directed and written by the famous Guy Ritchie. It tells the story about criminal underworld of London where a few gangsters are in search of a stolen diamond. Snatch includes a very ensemble cast including Brad Pitt and Jason Statham on the top. It is produced by Mathhew Vaughn under the banner of Columbia Pictures and was released on 23 August, 2000. It did a record business of $83,557,872.


8. The Silence of the Lambs

Most Suspenseful Movies - The Silence of the Lambs

It is a crime, horror and thriller movie which focuses on the life of a FBI trainee who has to stop a serial killer from creating further anarchy. Its an American movie which is directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Edwad Saxon under the banner of Orion Pictures. It was released in 1991 and it made to numerous awards of best actor, best director and best actress etc. and received a huge commendation.


7. The Usual Suspects

Most Suspenseful Movies - 7. The Usual Suspects

A deadly fire on a ship docked in San Pedro Bay killed all the crew and criminals on board and only two survivors were criminals and their serpentine stories. The Usual Suspect is an American thriller-crime movie directed by Bryan Singer and produced by Kenneth Kokin and Bryan Singer. It was released in August, 1995 and its budget was $6 million. Moreover it was able to do a record business of more than $20 million.


6. Se7en

Most Suspenseful Movies - 6. Se7en

Two detectives and one serial killer, this story revolves around a serial killer who uses seven different methods to assassinate his preys while these two detectives, Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, attempt their best to stop him. Seven,sometimes written as Se7en, was directed by David Fincher, written by Andrew Walker and produced by Arnold Kopelson. It was released in September 1995 and made a big-name on box office.


5. Shutter Island

Most Suspenseful Movies - 5. Shutter Island

Shutter Island is another American psychological-thriller movie directed by Martin Scosese. It was released in 2010 and the story was based on a novel written by Dennis Lehane. The movie tells a story about a 1954 U.S Marshall teddy who investigates the escape of a murderess from a hospital.Not surprisingly it was another big hit of Martin with a total business of $294,804,195.The lead role is played by Leonardo DiCaprio.


4. The Departed

Most Suspenseful Movies - 4. The Departed

The Departed is another American thriller-crime movie released in 2006. It is a remake of film Infernal Affairs and is directed by Martin Scorsese and produced under the banner of Warner Bros productions . The topline cast include Brad Pitt, Matt Damon  and Mark Wahlberg. The Departed was a big success at box office and it won several awards including four Oscars and did a business of $289,847,354 in box office.


3. Psycho

Most Suspenseful Movies - 3. Psycho

Psycho is an American thriller-horror movie released in 1960. It is produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock and the star cast includes Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles. The story is based upon a novel by Robert Bloch with the same name and the story revolves around a secretary(Janet Leigh) who steals $40,000 and then run to take a hide in a small motel where she encounters the psycho manager. This movie was initially considered to be a flop as it was a low budget movie with a television cast. But surprisingly it turned to be one of the best movie by Alfred Hitchcock  and did a business of $60,000,000 in box office.


2. Inception

Most Suspenseful Movies - 2. Inception

Inception is a very famous British science-fiction thriller film co-produced, directed and written by very experienced Christopher Nolan. Initially no production company was accepting Nolan’s transcript but after few years of amendments he was able to get himself a good production company, Legendary Pictures.The story revolves around a theif, Leonardo DiCaprio who uses experimental military technology through which he can extract information from his targets. He was given an impossible task after which he was allowed to get back his old ife. Moreover, it was a big budget film with a total budget of $160 million and was released in 2010. On the other hand, it proved to be one of the highest earning movies with a total earning of $825 million.


1. The Sixth Sense

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Most Suspenseful Movie Ever Made – The sixth sense

The Sixth Sense written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan is an American supernatural thriller movie, released in 1999. This film is based on a story of a psychotic troubled child, played by Haley Joel Osment, and another person with same problem, played by Bruce Willis, who attempts to help him.

This film was a great hit of 1999 and within no time it appeared to be one of the highest grossing movies of 1999. It ended up with a total business of $672, 806, 292 worldwide. The starcast includes Bruce Willis, Toni Colette, Haley Joel Osment.

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