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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 12 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Rear Window
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Strangers on a Train
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • North by Northwest
  • The Wages of Fear
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • La Strada
  • Diabolique
  • The Fly
  • Godzilla