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The Best Suspense Movies and TV Shows on Shudder

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 Shudder.

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1. Deep Red

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7.6/10
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82/100
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 (PopcornFlix, Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Full Moon, Shudder & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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2. Dogtooth

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2009
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Revenge

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Released: 2018Rated: R
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Jen's romantic getaway with her wealthy (married) boyfriend is disrupted when his friends arrive for an impromptu hunting trip. Tension mounts at the house until the situation culminates in an unexpected way.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. The Changeling

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7.2/10
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Released: 1980Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: After a tragic event happens, composer John Russell moves to Seattle to try to overcome it and build a new and peaceful life in a lonely big house that has been uninhabited for many years. But, soon after, the obscure history of such an old mansion and his own past begin to haunt him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & Vudu).

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5. The Old Dark House

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72/100
Released: 1932
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange Femm family. Sepulchral Horace Femm and his obsessive, inhospitable sister Rebecca are the group's peculiar hosts. The house also holds surprises - and a brutish mute manservant named Morgan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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6. Cheap Thrills

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6.7/10
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71/100
Released: 2013
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (ConTV & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. The People Under the Stairs

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Released: 1991Rated: R
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

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

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8. Wolf Creek

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63/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (50%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Born to Kill

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Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: A haunting exploration of the mind of Sam, a teenager who's on the verge of acting out hidden psychopathic desires.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).

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10. Wolves in the Snow

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37/100
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 TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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11. Therapy

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35/100
Released: 2016
Crime, Horror

What it's about: Jane and Simon are two young police officers leading a routine investigation following the discovery of hidden video equipment in an abandoned house by a night watchman. But the first filmed images go way beyond a simple holiday movie. The two investigators realize that they have to move quickly if they are to find out what has become of Steven, Stephanie, Olivia, Sam, and Sebastien... before it's too late.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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12. The Flesh and Blood Show

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30/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).