Top 100 Mystery Movies List

Top 100 Mystery Movies List

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Timecrimes video movie dvd

#100 Mystery Movie

Timecrimes (2007) R

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

Director:

Nacho Vigalondo

Writers:

Nacho Vigalondo

Stars:

Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga

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Klute movie dvd video

#99 Mystery Movie

Klute (1971) R

A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Director:

Alan J. Pakula

Writers:

Andy Lewis, David E. Lewis

Stars:

Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi

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The Fog dvd video movie

#98 Mystery Movie

The Fog (2005) PG-13

The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men who founded their town in 1871. Nick Castle is one of the descendants of the men, and owns a fishing charter company, using his vessel for tourism. When his girlfriend returns to the island after spending six months in New York, a bizarre series of events begin to occur.

Director:

Rupert Wainwright

Writers:

Cooper Layne, John Carpenter

Stars:

Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair

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The Last Wave dvd video movie

#97 Mystery Movie

The Last Wave (1977) PG

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.

Director:

Peter Weir

Writers:

Peter Weir, Tony Morphett

Stars:

Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil

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Sleepy Hollow movie video dvd

#96 Mystery Movie

Sleepy Hollow (1999) R

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Washington Irving, Kevin Yagher

Stars:

Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson

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Gosford Park movie video dvd

#95 Mystery Movie

Gosford Park (2001) R

The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.

Director:

Robert Altman

Writers:

Julian Fellowes, Robert Altman

Stars:

Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon

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Angel Heart movie video dvd

#94 Mystery Movie

Angel Heart (1987) R

Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.

Director:

Alan Parker

Writers:

William Hjortsberg, Alan Parker

Stars:

Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

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Anna movie dvd video

#93 Mystery Movie

Anna (2013) R

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

Director:

Jorge Dorado

Writers:

Guy Holmes, Martha Holmes

Stars:

Mark Strong, Taissa Farmiga, Brian Cox

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Strangers on a Train movie dvd video

#92 Mystery Movie

Strangers on a Train (1951) PG

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement.

Director:

Alfred Hitchcock

Writers:

Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde

Stars:

Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

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The Name of the Rose movie video dvd

#91 Mystery Movie

The Name of the Rose (1986) R

An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.

Director:

Jean-Jacques Annaud

Writers:

Umberto Eco, Andrew Birkin

Stars:

Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger

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Lost Highway video dvd movie

#90 Mystery Movie

Lost Highway (1997) R

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director:

David Lynch

Writers:

David Lynch, Barry Gifford

Stars:

Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius

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Naked Lunch dvd movie video

#89 Mystery Movie

Naked Lunch (1991) R

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

Director:

David Cronenberg

Writers:

William S. Burroughs, David Cronenberg

Stars:

Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

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Scream video movie dvd

#88 Mystery Movie

Scream (1996) R

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

Director:

Wes Craven

Writers:

Kevin Williamson

Stars:

Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

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The Third Man dvd movie video

#87 Mystery Movie

The Third Man (1949)

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director:

Carol Reed

Writers:

Graham Greene, Graham Greene

Stars:

Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli

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Dressed to Kill video dvd

#86 Mystery Movie

Dressed to Kill (1980) R

A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writers:

Brian De Palma

Stars:

Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen

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Lone Star movie dvd video

#85 Mystery Movie

Lone Star (1996) R

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.

Director:

John Sayles

Writers:

John Sayles

Stars:

Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Stephen Mendillo

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Blow Out dvd video

#84 Mystery Movie

Blow Out (1981) R

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writers:

Brian De Palma

Stars:

John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo dvd video movie

#83 Mystery Movie

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) R

Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson

Stars:

Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer

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Prisoners movie video dvd

#82 Mystery Movie

Prisoners (2013) R

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts..

Director:

Denis Villeneuve

Writers:

Aaron Guzikowski

Stars:

Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis

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Clue movie video dvd

#81 Mystery Movie

Clue (1985) PG

Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writers:

John Landis, Jonathan Lynn

Stars:

Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn

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