10 Suspense Movies Recommended

1. The Skeleton Key (2005)

PG-13 | 1h 44min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 12 August 2005 (USA)
Director: Iain Softley

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

2. The Butterfly Effect (2004)

(Banned) | 1h 53min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 23 January 2004 (USA)
Directors: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber

Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.

3. Memento (2000)

R | 1h 53min | Mystery, Thriller | 25 May 2001 (USA)
Director: Christopher Nolan

A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.

4. Fight Club (1999)

R | 2h 19min | Drama | 15 October 1999 (USA)
Director: David Fincher

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into much more.

5. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 2h 10min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 20 October 2006 (USA)
Director: Christopher Nolan

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.

6. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

R | 2h 27min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 19 October 2001 (USA)
Director: David Lynch

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

7. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 2h 18min | Mystery, Thriller | 19 February 2010 (USA)
Director: Martin Scorsese

In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

8. Identity (2003)

R | 1h 30min | Mystery, Thriller | 25 April 2003 (USA)
Director: James Mangold

Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.

9. Inception (2010)

PG-13 | 2h 28min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 September 2010 (China)
Director: Christopher Nolan

A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.

10. Stay (2005)

R | 1h 39min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 21 October 2005 (USA)
Director: Marc Forster

A psychiatrist attempts to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.