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The Best Suspense Movies and TV Shows on PopcornFlix

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 PopcornFlix.

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1. Zodiac

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7.7/10
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89/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex, PopcornFlix & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Peeping Tom

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7.7/10
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81/100
Released: 1960
Drama, Cult

What it's about: Loner Mark Lewis works at a film studio during the day and, at night, takes racy photographs of women. Also he's making a documentary on fear, which involves recording the reactions of victims as he murders them. He befriends Helen, the daughter of the family living in the apartment below his, and he tells her vaguely about the movie he is making.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, The Criterion Channel & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. Deep Red

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7.6/10
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81/100
Released: 1975Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex, Vudu & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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4. Bernie

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6.8/10
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77/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 5 others), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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5. The Running Man

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75/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. The Most Dangerous Game

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1932Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: When legendary hunter Bob Rainsford is shipwrecked on the perilous reefs surrounding a mysterious island, he finds himself the guest of the reclusive and eccentric Count Zaroff. While he is very gracious at first, Zaroff eventually forces Rainsford and two other shipwreck survivors, brother and sister Eve and Martin Towbridge, to participate in a sadistic game of cat and mouse in which they are the prey and he is the hunter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO MAX, Epix & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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7. Big Fan

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69/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas station and decide to follow him. At a strip club Paul cautiously decides to approach him but the chance encounter brings Paul's world crashing down around him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Peacock, Plex & 4 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Microsoft).

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8. The Inspector General

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6.8/10
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67/100
Released: 1949
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, PopcornFlix & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Shout Factory TV & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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9. The Big Bird Cage

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6.0/10
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67/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & PopcornFlix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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10. Maniac Cop 2

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5.9/10
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59/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Crime, Horror

What it's about: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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11. Dementia 13

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5.7/10
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57/100
Released: 1963
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the family fortune if her husband is alive. The Halorans are a strange family, still grieving over the death of the youngest daughter Kathleen who drowned in a pond when she was just a child. They hold an annual ceremony of remembrance every year on the anniversary of her death. This year however, someone is wielding an ax intent on murder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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12. The Guilty

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6.2/10
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55/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & PopcornFlix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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13. A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise

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5.6/10
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50/100
Released: 2012
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. But with their new friends Jimbo the bug-eyed blob fish and Lulu the snippy lobster, Annabel the sweet Octopus, and a whole family of penguins, Sammy and Ray hatch breakout plans of their own. That is when little Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of thrilling adventures and narrow escapes, our heroes head south to meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Ameba) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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14. Turkey Shoot

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47/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Drama, Cult

What it's about: In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Microsoft).

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15. Trauma

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46/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a beautiful young neighbour Charlotte. His life may be turning around but all is not what it seems and, haunted by visions of his dead wife, Ben starts to lose his grip on reality.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & 2 others).

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16. Escape to Athena

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46/100
Released: 1979Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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17. Letters from a Killer

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5.4/10
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41/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders which he did not commit. With the help of his former prison guard, he once again sets out to clear his name

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix).

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18. The Jigsaw Man

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38/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Philip Kimberly, the former head of the British Secret Service who defected to Russia, is given plastic surgery and sent back to Britain by the KGB to retrieve some vital documents. With the documents in hand, he instead plays off MI6 and the KGB against each other.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & PopcornFlix).

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19. The Family

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4.2/10
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37/100
Released: 2011
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Its hard for a family to stay together when killing is in their blood!

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix).

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20. Wolves in the Snow

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6.2/10
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32/100
Released: 2002
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Wolves in the Snow begins with the news that Antoine has been cuckolding Lucie for years. A violent marital argument ensues resulting in Antoine's death. After lying about Antoine's whereabouts, Lucie discovers his secret life of gangsters, money laundering and violence. Followed, threatened and badgered by the gangsters, Lucie becomes trapped by her deceit. The body of Antoine disappears, other corpses appear, and the money, very quickly, becomes only the pretext of an alarming turn of events, in which Lucie learns how to lie, to live, and perhaps also to like. Wolves in the Snow is an intense drama set against the backdrop of Montreal.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix).

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21. Raging Sharks

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29/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: An oceanic observation station is in desperate trouble after a sudden shark attack wrecked the oxygen supply. The accompanying ship, a coast guard cruiser, and other ships in and around the Bermuda triangle are attacked as well. The US Navy sends a submarine to investigate, but soon they too are under attack.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & PopcornFlix).

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