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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 14 war films in this list.

  • 1917
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Dunkirk
  • Under the Shadow
  • Come and See
  • Threads
  • The Beguiled
  • Casualties of War
  • The Killing Fields
  • Incendies
  • Joint Security Area
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Full Metal Jacket