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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 24 comedy films in this list.

  • Cats
  • Parasite
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Eighth Grade
  • Birdman
  • Junebug
  • After Hours
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • Greener Grass
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The King of Comedy
  • High Anxiety
  • Give Me Liberty
  • Happiness
  • Knives Out
  • Brazil
  • Blindspotting
  • Wild Tales
  • In Bruges
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Salome's Last Dance
  • Hi, Mom!
  • The Fisher King
  • The Player