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Top 10 Most Suspenseful Movies Ever Made

The season of scary and suspense movies never ends. I personally love suspense movies a lot but the shedding of blood and mass killing is what I really don’t like. For me, a suspense movie means thrill and enjoyment; but not to make us feel tensed. Here I have collected some most suspenseful movies for you. Let us take a look at the top 10 most suspenseful movies ever made.

10. Jurassic Park

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The Jurassic Park is a Steven Spielberg movie. It had been a blockbuster of 1993 and one of the most remembered thrill movies of all the time. The story of the movie is based on 1990’s novel of the same name. The novel was written by Michael Crichton. According to the story, John Hammond is the CEO of a bioengineering company. He creates a theme park named Jurassic Park. The park has various cloned dinosaurs. The group of three experts (Grant, Lex and Tim) finally discovers that the dinosaurs with genetic code of frog are breeding day by day. This is how the story moves towards its climax and becomes an interesting piece.

9. Identity:

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Identity was released in 2003 and is an amazing movie by James Mangold. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet and John Hawkes. This is a fantastic movie and has won various awards so far.

8. Swimming Pool:

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The Swimming Pool is a British suspense movie and was released in 2003. This film has a strong story and consists of about 100 minutes. The story revolves around an unusual daughter and her interaction with her father.

7. Saw:

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The Saw is a movie directed by James Wan. It was released in 2004 and the film stars Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover and Ken Leung. It is not only a suspense movie but also it won various awards.

6. Orphan:

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The Orphan was released in 2009 and the movie was directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and it stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman and CCH Pounder. It had received a lot of awards and the movie got various appreciations all over the world.

5. Exam:

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This movie was released in 2009. It is the direction of Stuart Hazeldine and the film stars Adar Beck, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox and John Lloyd Fillingham. The film got various awards.

4. The Prestige:

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The Prestige came to the cinemas in 2006 and the film was directed by Christopher Nolan. Its star includes Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Michael Caine.

3. Gravity:

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Gravity was released in 2013. It is an amazing British-American science fiction film. Alfonso Cuaron was the director, co-writer and co-producer of this movie. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney have played the roles of astronauts. They get involved in a space shuttle mission STS-157. The rights of the movie were bought by Warner Bros. Various special effects in Gravity were created by Framestore. The company spent about 3 years in the creation of beautiful special effects of this movie, comprising of 80 minutes.

2. Halloween: 

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You can name Halloween to be a horror movie, but for me this is an amazing suspenseful movie with lots of terrible scenes. Released in 1978, it is a movie of John Carpenter. The co-writer and producer of the film is Debra Hill. The movie plot was set in Midwestern town of Illinois. The story is about Michael Myers, who at the age of six kills his elder sister with a knife. He get admitted in a psychiatric hospital and his doctor is suspecting his intentions. Dr. Sam Loomis follows Michael and wants to avoid him killing someone innocent.

1. Jaws: 

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This film is a wonderful American movie released in 1975. The story is based on novel of the same name. The novel was written by Peter Benchley. Steven Spielberg is the director of the movie and Roy Scheider has played the role of a police chief. Most of its scenes were shot in Massachusetts. During the making of Jaws, the producer went over budget and re-scheduled it. The movie’s minimalistic theme is a creation of John William, while Benchley can be credited for its screenplay.