50 Best Suspense Movies Of All Time That Will Mess Up With Your Mind

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We have the instinct to search for answers to questions, and suspense movies best exploit that instinct. When a movie is impossible to predict, it makes you curious, and we like it when that happens. It would be even better if the mystery movie had you hanging on the edge of your seat right up until the very last minute.

Something is exciting about every mystery movie, whether a classic whodunit or a scary psychological thriller. We will share the best suspense movies of all time that will give you the edge of a seat experience. 

Don’t Breathe 2 (2021)

Don’t Breathe 2 (2021)

  • Director: Rodo Sayagues
  • Writers: Rodo Sayagues, Fede Alvarez.
  • Cast: Christian Zagia, Steffan Rhodri, Stephen Lang, Madelyn Grace, Adam Young.
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

The sequel takes place years after the first horrific house invasion, and Norman Nordstrom lives in quiet solace until his previous transgressions catch up with him. Norman Nordstrom must utilize his military experience to rescue a little orphan from a gang of thugs who have broken into his home. As one of the top suspense movies of all time , this film may have dominated the list.


Reminiscence (2021)

Reminiscence (2021)

  • Director: Lisa Joy
  • Writer: Lisa Joy
  • Cast: Thandiwe Newton, Daniel Wu, Hugh Jackman, Marina de Tavira, Rebecca Ferguson.
  • IMDb Rating: 6/10

Nick Bannister, a private mental detective, guides his clients through the darkly enticing world of the past by assisting them in retrieving lost memories. His life is irrevocably transformed when he takes on a new customer, Mae, who lives on the outskirts of the sunken Miami beachfront. A simple case of misplaced property turns into a terrible addiction.


Oxygen (2021)

Oxygen (2021)

  • Director: Alexandre Aja
  • Writer: Christie LeBlanc
  • Cast: Brahim Chioua, Gregory Levasseur, Malik Zidi, Mélanie Laurent.
  • IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

In a cryogenic pod, a young woman awakens. She has no recollection of who she is or how she came to be there. She must recreate her memory to find a way out of her nightmare as she runs out of oxygen.


Old (2021)

Old (2021)

  • Director: M. Night Shyamalan 
  • Writer: M. Night Shyamalan 
  • Cast: Abbey Lee, Ken Leung, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps.
  • IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

A tropical vacation turns into a nightmare when a family visits a remote beach. They are accelerated in their aging process, effectively reducing their entire lives to a single day.


The Vault (2021)

The Vault (2021)

  • Director: Jaume Balagueró
  • Writers: Andres Koppel, Rowan Athale, Rafa Martnez, Borja Glez Santaolalla, Michel Gaztambide.
  • Cast: Luis Tosar, Sam Riley, Freddie Highmore, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Liam Cunningham.
  • IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

This globe-trotting, action-packed thriller stars Freddie Highmore and Famke Janssen and follows a high-risk robbery. When an engineer discovers a secret, impenetrable stronghold hidden beneath The Bank of Spain, he joins a gang of professional thieves planning to steal the famously lost riches trapped inside. At the same time, the rest of the country is engrossed in the World Cup Final. ‘The Vault’ has become one of the top suspense movies of all time .


Wrath of Man (2021)

Wrath of Man (2021)

  • Director: Guy Ritchie
  • Writers: Marn Davies, Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson.
  • Cast: Raul Castillo, Josh Hartnett, Jason Statham, Laz Alonso, Jeffrey Donovan
  • IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard during a theft amazes his teammates by unexpectedly unleashing his skills. Who he is and where he came from is a mystery to the crew. The marksman’s ultimate motivation becomes evident as he takes bold and irreversible efforts to settle a score. “Wrath of Man” is one of the best suspense movies of all time.


The Woman in the Window (2021)  

The Woman in the Window (2021)

  • Director: Joe Wright
  • Writer: Tracy Letts
  • Cast: Brian Tyree Henry, Gary Oldman, Wyatt Russell, Amy Adams, Anthony Mackie
  • IMDb Rating: 5.7/10

When an agoraphobic child psychologist befriends a neighbor across the street from her brownstone in New York City, her world is thrown upside down when the lady vanishes, and she suspects foul play.


The Marksman (2021)

The Marksman (2021)

  • Director: Robert Lorenz
  • Writers: Danny Kravitz, Robert Lorenz, Chris Charles
  • Cast: Teresa Ruiz, Liam Neeson, Katheryn Winnick, Juan Pablo Raba
  • IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

Jim Hanson fights eviction notices and tries to earn a living on an isolated piece of borderland in Arizona. Everything changes when Hanson, an ex-Marine sharpshooter, sees 11-year-old migrant Miguel running with his mother, Rosa, from drug cartel killers led by the vicious Mauricio. Rosa begs Jim to take her son to safety for her relatives in Chicago after getting caught in a shoot-out.


The Little Things (2021)

The Little Things (2021)

  • Director: John Lee Hancock
  • Writer: John Lee Hancock
  • Cast:   Natalie Morales, Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon is dispatched to Los Angeles for a routine evidence-gathering mission. Instead, he is caught up in a manhunt for a serial killer terrorizing the city. Sergeant Jim Baxter, who leads the search, is intrigued by Deke’s cop instincts and unofficially enlists his assistance.


The Conjuring 3 (2021)

The Conjuring 3 (2021)

  • Director: Michael Chaves
  • Writers: James Wan, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick
  • Cast: Eugene Bondurant, Sarah Catherine Hook, Patrick Wilson, Ruairi O’Connor
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren were stunned by “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” which unveils a harrowing story of fear, murder, and unknown evil. One of their most dramatic cases begins with a battle for a little boy’s soul, then leads them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to become the first time in US history that a murder suspect claimed demonic possession as a defense. It is considered one of the best Suspense movies of all time in 2021.


Wrong Turn (2021)

Wrong Turn (2021)

  • Director:  Mike P. Nelson
  • Writer: Alan B. McElroy
  • Cast: Dylan McTee, Bill Sage, Charlotte Vega, Emma Dumont, Matthew Modine
  • IMDb Rating: 5.5/10

Jen started on an Appalachian Trail hike with a group of pals. Despite warnings to stay on the trail, the hikers deviate—and enter territory inhabited by The Foundation, a secret society of mountain residents who defend their way of life with lethal means. Jen and her pals are suddenly under attack, and they appear to be on the verge of dying unless Jen’s father can get them in time.


Things Heard & Seen (2021)

Things Heard & Seen (2021)

  • Directors:  Robert Pulcini, Shari Berman Springer
  • Writers:  Robert Pulcini, Shari Berman Springer
  • Cast: James Norton, Amanda Sayfried, Rhea Seehorn, Natalia Dyer, Alex Neustaedter.
  • IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

A Manhattan couple relocates to a historic Hudson Valley town and discovers that their marriage has a nasty undercurrent that rivals the history of their new home.


Every Breath You Take (2021)

Every Breath You Take (2021)

  • Director: Vaughn Stein
  • Writer: David Murray
  • Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Veronica Ferres, Casey Affleck, India Eisley, Sam Claflin
  • IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

After bringing the patient’s surviving brother to his wife and daughter, a psychiatrist discovers that his family life has been damaged. The movie is considered one of the top suspense movies of all time .


Boss Level (2021)

Boss Level (2021)

  • Director: Joe Carnahan
  • Writers:  Eddie Borey, Chris Borey
  • Cast: Will Sasso, Naomi Watts, Ken Jeong, Frank Grillo, Annabelle Wallis
  • IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Former special forces agent Roy Pulver discovers evidence about a secret government project that could unravel the riddle behind his untimely death while trapped in a time loop that endlessly repeats the day of his murder.


Crisis (2021)

Crisis (2021)

  • Director: Nicholas Jarecki
  • Writer:  Nicholas Jarecki
  • Cast: Luke Evans, Evangeline Lilly, Gary Oldman, Michelle Rodriguez, Greg Kinnear.
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Three stories about the opioid crisis collide: a drug trafficker organizes a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the United States, an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction seeks the truth about her son’s drug use, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep government ties.


The Forever Purge (2021)

The Forever Purge (2021)

  • Director: Everardo Gout
  • Writer: James DeMonaco
  • Cast:  Alejandro Edda, Ana de la Reguera, Cassidy Freeman , Tenoch Huerta, Josh Lucas
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

Adela and her husband, Juan, live in Texas, where Juan works for the wealthy Tucker family as a ranch hand. Caleb, the Tucker patriarch, is impressed by Juan, but Dylan, Caleb’s son, is enraged by this. The Tucker family, including Dylan’s wife and sister, are attacked by a masked gang of killers the morning following The Purge, prompting both families to band together and fight back as the country falls into anarchy and the United States disintegrates around them.


Nobody (2021 )

Nobody (2021)

  • Director: Ilya Naishuller
  • Writer: Derek Kolstad
  • Cast: Colin Salmon , Connie Nielsen, Bob Odenkirk, Michael Ironside, Aleksey Serebryakov 
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Hutch Mansell, played by Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk, is an underappreciated and misunderstood father and husband who takes life’s indignities in stride and never complains. He’s a nobody. Hutch refuses to defend himself or his family when two burglars sneak into his suburban home one night, seeking to avoid significant violence. There is no doubt that this is one of the best Suspense movies of all time .


Escape Room 2 (2021)

Escape Room 2 (2021)

  • Director: Adam Robitel
  • Writer: Daniel Tuch, Will Honley, Maria Melnik
  • Cast: Carlito Olivero, Thomas Cocquerel, Taylor Russell, Deborah Ann, Indya Moore 
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Six people accidentally find themselves trapped in a new series of escape rooms, gradually learning what they have in common in order to live… and knowing that they’ve all already played the game. One of the best suspense movies of all time in 2021 is “Escape Room 2”.


Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)

Spiral From the Book of Saw (2021)

  • Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
  • Writer: Pete Goldfinger, Josh Stolberg
  • Cast: Ali Johnson, Max Minghella, Chris Rock, Morgan David Jones, Richard Zeppieri.
  • IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

In Spiral, the horrifying new chapter from the Saw book, a criminal mastermind delivers a twisted kind of punishment. Brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take command of a brutal investigation into deaths that are disturbingly evocative of the city’s gruesome past, working in the shadow of his father, a respected police veteran. Zeke finds himself unwittingly entangled in a growing mystery and at the center of the killer’s deadly game.


Voyagers (2021)

Voyagers (2021)

  • Director: Neil Burger
  • Writer: Neil Burger
  • Cast: Quintessa Swindell, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Tye Sheridan, Fionn Whitehead, Lily-Rose Depp
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

A group of young men and women trained for brilliance and obedience embark on a journey to colonize a faraway planet, with the human race’s destiny at stake. They disobey their training and begin to explore their most basic natures when they unearth frightening details about the mission. Fear, passion, and an insatiable desire for power overtake them as life on the ship devolve into chaos. This is one of the best suspense movies of all time in 2021 .


In the Earth (2021)

In the Earth (2021)

  • Direction: Ben Wheatley
  • Writer: Ben Wheatley
  • Cast:  Mark Monero, Ellora Torchia, Joel Fry, John Hollingworth, Hayley Squires
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

A scientist and a park scout walk deep into the forest for a routine equipment run while the world hunts for a cure to a devastating sickness. Their journey becomes a harrowing adventure through the heart of darkness as the forest comes to life around them during the night.


The Virtuoso (2021)

The Virtuoso (2021)

  • Director: Nick Stagliano
  • Writer: James C. Wolf
  • Cast: Chris Perfetti, Diora Baird, Eddie Marsen, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Brake
  • IMDb Rating: 4.9/10

When a professional assassin accepts a new job from his enigmatic mentor and boss, danger, deception, and death descend upon a tranquil country village. The methodical hit guy must identify his mysterious mark from numerous probable targets, including a local sheriff, given only where and when and a cryptic clue.


Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)

Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)

  • Director: Randall Emmett
  • Writer:  Alan Horsnail
  • Cast: Lydia Hull, Lukas Haas, Megan Fox, Emile Hirsch, Colson Baker
  • IMDb Rating: 4.3/10

While working on another case in Florida, FBI agents Helter and Lombardo meet state cop Crawford, investigating a series of female deaths that appear to be connected. In a vicious game of cat and mouse, Lombardo and Crawford link up for an undercover operation. Still, it goes tragically wrong, putting Lombardo in grave danger and pitting Crawford against a serial killer.


Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)

Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)

  • Director: Navot Papushado
  • Writers: Ehud Lavski, Navot Papushado
  • Cast: Paul Giamatti, Freya Allan, Karen Gillian, Ralph Ineson, Joanna Bobin
  • IMDb Rating: 6/10

Scarlet, an elite assassin, was forced to abandon Sam when she was just 12 years old. The Firm, the brutal crime group for whom Sam’s mother worked, nurtured her. Sam has grown into a formidable hit-woman, 15 years later, following in her mother’s footsteps. Her “talents” are put to work cleaning up The Firm’s most deadly disasters. She’s as dependable as she is efficient.


Infinite (2021)

Infinite (2021)

  • Director: Antoine Fuqua
  • Writers: Todd Stein, Ian Shorr
  • Cast: Toby Jones, Mark Wahlberg, Jason Mantzoukas, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rupert Friend.
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

Evan McCauley’s daily life is haunted by skills he has never learned and recollections of locations he has never been to. Evan is found by a hidden club known as the “Infinites,” who explain to him that his memories are real—but they are from several prior incarnations. Evan is self-medicated and on the verge of a mental breakdown.


The Devil Below (2021)

The Devil Below (2021)

  • Director: Bradley Parker
  • Writers : Stefan Jaworski and Eric Scherbarth 
  • Cast : Alicia Sanz, Adan Canto, Will Patton
  • IMDb Rating :4.2/10

The country of Appalachia has had an abandoned coal mine ablaze for decades. When a team of researchers tries to find out how the fires started, they soon discover something more startling than the mystery that sent them there. They’re not alone. The exciting promise of storytelling makes the movie a definite watch.


No Sudden Move (2021)

No Sudden Move (2021)

  • Director: Steven Soderbergh
  • Writer: Ed Solomon
  • Cast: David Harbour, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro
  • IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

The story is set in 1954 Detroit, and the plot revolves around a group of small-time criminals hired to steal what they think is an innocent document. But their plan goes wrong; their search for who hired them and for what ultimate purpose weaves them through all echelons of the race-torn, rapidly changing city. With lots of twists and turns, it is one of the top suspense movies of all time.


The Protégé (2021)

The Protégé (2021)

  • Director: Martin Campbell
  • Writer: Richard Wenk
  • Cast: Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Raised by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in his family business. Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. After the brutal murder of Moody, the man who showed Anna everything she needs to know about trust and survival, Anna vows revenge. A deadly killer’s attraction to her goes far beyond the game of cat and mouse when she becomes entangled with him, and their confrontation turns deadly, and the loose ends of a life spent killing will weave themselves even tighter.


The Resort (2021)

The Resort (2021)

  • Director: Taylor Chien
  • Writer: Taylor Chien
  • Cast: Bianca Haase, Brock O’Hurn, Michael Vlamis
  • IMDb Rating : 3.1/10

As a result of reports of a haunting at a resort abandoned by its former owner, four friends journey to Hawaii searching for the infamous Half-Faced Girl. Upon arrival, they quickly learn that you should be careful what you wish for. Soon the plot takes a turn, and some mysteries open.


Beckett (2021)

Beckett (2021)

  • Director: Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
  • Writers: Kevin A. Rice and Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
  • Cast: John David Washington, Vicky Krieps, Boyd Holbrook
  • IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

While vacationing in Greece, an American tourist known as Beckett (John David Washington) becomes the search target after a devastating accident. He was forced to run for his life and desperate to get across the country to America. However, he found the embassy has cleared his name, and tensions escalate as authorities close in and political unrest erupts as Beckett falls deeper into a dangerous conspiracy.


Stillwater (2021)

Stillwater (2021)

  • Director: Tom McCarthy
  • Writers: Tom McCarthy, Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain
  •  Cast : Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin
  •  IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

 Bill (Matt Damon), an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma. He travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his mission to pardon his daughter.


The Mauritanian (2021)

The Mauritanian (2021)

  • Director: Kevin Macdonald
  • Writers: Michael Bronner,Noshirvani, Rory Haines, Sohra 
  • Cast : Tahar Rahim, Noche Hamady Bari, Saadna Hamoud
  • IMDb Rating : 7.5/10

Captured by the United States. The government, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, has languished in prison for years without charge or trial. Losing all hope, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander and her associate Teri Duncan. Together they face countless obstacles in the desperate pursuit of justice. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by the formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch, eventually reveals a shocking and far-reaching conspiracy Makes it one of the top suspense movies of all time . Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir, this is the explosive true story of a fight for survival against all odds.


Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021)

Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021)

  • Director: Sion Sono
  • Writers: Reza Sixo and Safia Aaron Hendry
  • Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sofia Boutella, Nick Cassavetes
  • IMDb Rating : 6.3/10

The wealthy warlord The Governor frees a ruthless bank robber from jail in the treacherous city of Samurai Town. He has lost contact with his adopted granddaughter Bernice. In exchange for retrieving the fugitive, the Governor now offers the prisoner his freedom. In a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets out to find the young woman and his redemption.


  A Quiet Place 2 (2021)

A Quiet Place 2 (2021)

  • Director: John Krasinski
  • Writers: John Krasinski, Bryan Woods, Scott Beck
  • Cast: Cillian Murph, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

The story starts just after the events of A Quiet Place. Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. The group quickly realizes that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats hidden beyond the sand path. With a unique storyline, the movie is one of the best Suspense movies of all time.


F9 (2021)

F9 (2021)

  • Director: Justin Lin
  • Writers : Daniel Casey, Alfredo Botello, Justin Lin
  • Cast: Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez
  • IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

Vin Diesel’s Dom (Vin Diesel) lives a quiet life off the grid with his wife, Letty, and son, Brian, but they know danger lurks just beyond the horizon. When Dom is faced with this threat, he must take responsibility for his past sins so that he can save those he loves most. Together with Dom’s crew, they investigate a world-shattering plot led by a man with the most dangerous weaponry and a high-performance car they’ve ever encountered. The story plot turns when they come to know the enemy is Dom’s forsaken brother Jakob.


Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (2021)

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (2021)

  • Director: Patrick Hughes
  • Writers: Tom O’Connor, Phillip Murphy, Brandon Murphy
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

The world’s most lethal odd couple is back on a mission with a deadly twist in this film. Bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid. In the middle of an international con artist saga, Darius Kincaid’s wife, the notorious Sonia Kincaid, forces Bryce into action while unlicensed and under scrutiny. When Bryce’s most dangerous protectors drive him over the edge, the trio gets caught up in a global plot and soon realizes they are all that stands between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman.


Sweet Girl (2021)

Sweet Girl (2021)

  • Director: Brian Andrew Mendoza
  • Writers: Gregg Hurwitz, Philip Eisner
  • Cast: Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
  • IMDb Rating: 5.5/10

The story is straightforward, but the premise is fascinating to witness. A devastated husband (Jason Momoa) vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting his daughter’s only family he has left (Isabela Merced). With a twist, the film is pretty good to watch. Jason Momoa’s performance will blow you away.


Army of the Dead (2021)

Army of the Dead (2021)

  • Director: Zack Snyder
  • Writers: Zack Snyder, Joby Harold, and Shay Hatten
  • Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera
  • IMDb Rating: 5.5/10

When Scott Ward, a former zombie war hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka, it’s with the ultimate proposition break into the zombie-infested quarantined zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the government nukes the city in 32 hours. Experience the unique, action, zombie thriller, one of the best suspense movies of all time 2021.


Stowaway (2021)

Stowaway (2021)

  • Director: Joe Penna
  • Writers: Ryan Morrison, Penna.
  • Cast: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim, Shamier Anderson
  • IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

Netflix original film, the plot is about a stowaway that is on a mission to Mars. But the ship causes severe damage to the life support systems of the spaceship. With decreasing resources and a fatal outcome looming, the crew must make an impossible decision. Vfx and the suspense sci-fi thriller is a must-watch.


Snake Eyes (2021)

Snake Eyes (2021)

  • Director: Robert Schwentke
  • Writers: Anna Waterhouse, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Joe Shrapnel
  • Cast: Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Haruka Abe
  • IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

After saving the heir’s life, Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage. Snake Eyes learns ninja tactics and also receives home from the Arashikage upon arriving in Japan. When secrets from Snake Eyes’ past are revealed, his honor and allegiance will be tested, even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.


Mortal Kombat (2021)

Mortal Kombat (2021)

  • Director: Simon McQuoid
  • Writers: Greg Russo, Dave Callaham, Oren Uziel
  • Cast: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

The characters may seem familiar to you if you have played mortal kombat games. In Mortal Kombat, MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage or why Outworld’s Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family’s safety, Cole goes in search of Sonya Blade at the direction of Jax, a Special Forces Major who bears the same strange dragon marking Cole was born with. Don’t miss the suspense action thriller that can prove


The Tomorrow War (2021)

The Tomorrow War (2021)

  • Director: Chris McKay
  • Writer: Zach Dean
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

 The Tomorrow War serves the story of the future. Our world became stunned when a group of time travelers arrived from 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, humanity is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. Only those transported and joining the fight in the future will survive.


Alone (2021)

Alone (2021)

  • Director: John Hyams
  • Writer: Mattias Olsson
  • Cast: Jules Willcox, Marc Menchaca, Anthony Heald
  • IMDb Rating : 6.2/10

The story revolves around Jessica, a grief-stricken widow, flees the city to cope with the loss of her husband. She escapes from her captor’s cabin in the Pacific Northwest after being kidnapped by a mysterious man and locked in a cabin.


Fantasy Island (2021)

Fantasy Island (2021)

  • Director: Jeff Wadlow
  • Writers: Jeff Wadlow, Christopher Roach, Jillian Jacobs
  • Cast: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale
  • IMDb Rating: 4.9/10

The owner and operator of a luxury island invite a group of guests to live out their most elaborate fantasies in relative seclusion, leading to chaos. The people are unaware of the secret why they are invited there. There will be a lot of mysteries unfolding soon and coming into the fort of the eyes.


Run (2020)

Run (2020)

  • Director: Aneesh Chaganty
  • Writers: Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian
  • Cast: Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen, Sara Sohn
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

They say you can never escape a mother’s love. But for Chloe (Kiera Allen), that does not comfort, and it’s a threat. Chloe and her mom, Diane, have a strange, even sinister relationship. Diane has raised her daughter in total isolation, controlling every move she’s made since birth, and there are secrets that Chloe’s only beginning to grasp. The unique mother-daughter thriller makes it one of the best suspense movies of all time, 2021.


The Grudge (2020)

The Grudge (2020)

  • Director: Nicolas Pesce
  • Writers: Nicolas Pesce, Takashi Shimizu, Jeff Buhler      
  •  Cast: Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, David Lawrence Brown
  • IMDb Rating: 4.3/10

This is another film of the Grudge series. A single mother and a young detective attempt to probe and solve the murder case following the murder of a young family. Eventually, she discovers that the house is possessed by a vengeful ghost destined to kill those who enter it. A cursed home in her neighborhood has made her run to save herself and her son from demonic spirits.


Tenet (2020)

Tenet (2020)

  • Director: Christopher Nolan
  • Writer: Christopher Nolan
  • Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki
  • IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Our beloved director Christopher Nolan is back with a bang again. As the Protagonist (John David Washington) fights for his very life against a twilight world of international espionage, he is on a mission that unfolds beyond our daily perception of it. Not time travel. Inversion. Experience one of the best suspense movies of all time that will blow your mind.


Freaky (2020)

Freaky (2020)

  • Director: Christopher Landon
  • Writers: Michael Kennedy and Christopher Landon
  • Cast: Vince Vaughn, Celeste O’Connor, Kathryn Newton
  • IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

A seventeen-year-old girl is just trying to survive the tumultuous atmosphere at Blissfield High School and the cruel crowd around her. But when she becomes the newest target of The Butcher, her town’s infamous serial killer, her senior year becomes the least of her worries. When The Butcher’s ancient dagger wakes him and Millie in each other’s bodies, Millie learns that she has just 24 hours to get her body back before the switch is permanent. The exciting plot of the film makes it a must-watch.


Enola Holmes (2020)

Enola Holmes (2020)

  • Director : Harry Bradbeer
  • Writers: Jack Thorne and Nancy Springer
  • Cast: Henry Cavill, Millie Bobby Brown, Sam Claflin
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

In 1884, England was on the brink of change. Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) awakens the morning of her 16th birthday to discover that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has vanished. Enola is now searching for her mother in London. When Enola becomes entangled in a mystery surrounding a young runaway, she becomes a super-sleuth in her own right, outwitting her famous brother as she unravels a conspiracy that threatens to alter history.


Lost Girls (2020)

Lost Girls (2020)

  • Director: William Olsson
  • Writer: Catherine Hanrahan
  • Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Takehiro Hira, Carice van Houten
  • IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

The mysterious disappearance of 24-year-old Shannan Gilbert sends her mother Mari (Amy Ryan) on a journey that forces her to face hard truths about her daughter, herself, and police bias. To find Shannan, Mari Gilbert retraces her last known steps to a gated community on Long Island’s desolate outer banks, where she begins her investigation on her own.


Conclusion

Suspense movies are always interesting to experience. In an impressionistic way, suspense movie events may be improbable, but they could happen in reality. It’s what makes them so captivating. 

If you’re bored of the regular old predictable movies, give this list of best suspense movies of all time a chance and see how excitement lasts until the end. 

 

Joshua Garner

Joshua calls himself nerd+geek who is also passionate about football. He enjoys comics, animes, and science fiction. He finds his comfort in writing about suspense, thrillers and science fiction shows and movies.

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