Netflix’s Top 10 Suspense Movies According to Criticism | Culture

Netflix has been investing heavily in original productions with a lot of tension and plot twists. For those who want to marathon the favorites of the specialized media, we put together a list of the 10 best Netflix thriller movies according to the critics. All notes used were found on the Rotten Tomatoes website. Check out!

10 best Netflix thriller movies [crítica]

1. Gross Jewels – Note 92

Police Suspense, Raw Jewelry it stars Adam Sandler, who was nominated for the Critic’s Choice Awards 2020 for best actor for the film. In his plot, a jeweler mired in debt risks all his tokens on a precious stone, which can save him for good or be his death sentence.

  • Direction: Josh Safdie and Ben Safdie
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Adam Sandler and Julia Fox

2. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Film – Note 91

Mixing drama and suspense in its history, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Film is a direct sequel to the eponymous TV series. The feature follows Jesse (played again by Aaron Paul) after he escaped his captivity and faced a new reality.

  • Direction: Vince Gilligan
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston

3. I am Mother – Note 90

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Movie featuring Hilary Swank in the cast, I am Mother takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. In this scenario, a girl raised by a robot in a bunker discovers that the world outside may be different than she believed, after the appearance of a mysterious woman.

  • Direction: Grant Sputore
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Clara Rugaard-Larsen and Hilary Swank

4. I no longer feel at home in this world – Note 89

Sundance Festival winner, I no longer feel at home in this world accompanies a nursing assistant tired of living in society. She reaches her limit when her house is stolen, and with her neighbor decides to go after her belongings on her own.

  • Direction: Macon Blair
  • Year: 2017
  • Actors: Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood

5. #Alive – Note 88

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South Korean productions are also on this list of Netflix’s best thriller movies! In #Alive, a young gamer finds himself alone in his apartment during a zombie apocalypse, until he finds a surviving neighbor with whom he can join forces.

  • Direction: Cho Il
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Yoo Ah-In and Park Shin-hye

6. Timeshare – Note 86

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Time Sharing it is a Mexican production. The film shows the story of Pedro, who is going to vacation at a resort with his family, and Andrés, a local employee. In a climate of increasing tension, both find themselves involved in sinister situations.

  • Direction: Sebastián Hofmann
  • Year: 2018
  • Actors: RJ Mitte and Luis Gerardo Méndez

7. Legacy on the Bones – Note 80

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Second film from the Spanish Baztan trilogy, made available in streaming, Legacy on the Bones its protagonist is inspector Amaia Salazar. Pregnant with her first child, she is faced with a wave of sinister “suicides” that make her face her own roots.

  • Direction: Fernando González Molina
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Marta Etura and Leonardo Sbaraglia

8. The Well – Note 79

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Famous Spanish movies streaming, The well it takes place in a prison where its inmates are in pairs, each on a floor of a column of 147 levels. A platform with food is served for everyone, so that those below only eat what is left of the meal for those above.

  • Direction: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Iván Massagué and Alexandra Masangkay

9. iBoy – Note 69

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British suspense and science fiction feature, iBoy focuses on the story of a young man who is shot after witnessing a crime. When he wakes up, his brain starts to connect with technological devices, and he uses his new skills to hunt down his attackers.

  • Direction: Adam Randall
  • Year: 2017
  • Actors: Bill Milner and Maisie Williams

10. Secret Origins – Note 67

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Based on a book of the same name, Secret Origins accompanies an inspector in search of capturing a serial killer who recreates in his crimes the first appearance of some superheroes. For this, he counts on the help of a comic aficionado and a cosplayer delegate.

  • Direction: David Galán Galindo
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Javier Rey and Verónica Echegui

And did you like this selection of Netflix thriller movies? Pop the popcorn, get ready for a lot of apprehension and have a good session!

The notes presented in this text were collected on 9/24/2020.

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