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The Best Suspense Movies and TV Shows on HBO

Finding a good Suspense movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Suspense movies and TV shows of all time streaming on HBO.

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1. 127 Hours

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo93%
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88/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. Out of Sight

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7.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Thirteen Days

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7.3/10
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79/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of Cuba.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Funny Games

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7.6/10
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79/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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5. Thoroughbreds

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6.7/10
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76/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. The Ladykillers

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6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo54%
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66/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Bringing Down the House

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5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo34%
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60/100
Released: 2003Rated: PG-13
Comedy

What it's about: Straight-laced lawyer, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) meets and falls in love with online chat friend "Lawyer-Girl", Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), only to discover she's a convicted bank robber. Charlene escapes from jail and comes looking for Peter to help clear her name.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. The Invasion

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5.9/10
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60/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that transforms anyone who comes into contact with it into unfeeling drones while they sleep. Carol realizes her son holds the key to stopping the spread of the plague and she races to find him before it is too late.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. The Ice Harvest

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6.3/10
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56/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. The Bronze Garden

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8.0/10
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53/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Mystery, Crime

What it's about: Architect Fabián Danubio desperately tries to find his daughter, who has inexplicably disappeared leaving no trace.

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (89%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 16 episodes (89%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).

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11. Captivity

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4.7/10
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49/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Horror

What it's about: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and commit to escaping the chamber of horrors before they're killed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).