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Anxiety-Induced Cinema

Films that leave you visibly shaken; masterclasses in building tension that make you truly feel anxious for whatever is happening on screen.

Suggestions welcome!

There are 30 films in this list released in the 1990s.

  • Safe
  • La Haine
  • Se7en
  • Titanic
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Misery
  • Perfect Blue
  • Funny Games
  • Breaking the Waves
  • Magnolia
  • Lost Highway
  • Run Lola Run
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Cube
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • No Way Home
  • Falling Down
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Benny's Video
  • Fearless
  • Happiness
  • Dracula
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Celebration
  • The Game
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Boogie Nights
  • Heavenly Creatures