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1.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (160 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
 
3.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
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A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead. (104 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
5.
The Thin Man (1934)
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Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
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The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue. (73 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
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The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)
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Screwball comedy has wealthy mystery writer Paula Bradford using her doctor ex-husband's non-payment of alimony to coerce him into a reconciliation. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Roberts
 
8.
After the Thin Man (1936)
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
9.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
10.
The Big Clock (1948)
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When powerful publishing tycoon Earl Janoth commits an act of murder at the height of passion, he cleverly... (95 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
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Saboteur (1942)
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Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend. (109 mins.)
 
12.
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
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A group of scientists investigate a deadly new alien virus before it can spread. (131 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
13.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
15.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
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Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents. (121 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
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The Third Man (1949)
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime. (104 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
17.
Patient (2009 Short Film)
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A man and a woman meet at a coffee shop for the first time. As if on an awkward date, they exchange timid pleasantries, however as their conversation unfolds the horrifying truth behind their meeting is revealed. (15 mins.)
Director: Daniel Clements
 
18.
The Prisoner (1967 TV Series)
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (50 mins.)
 
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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
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Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi. (117 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
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Guilty Hands (1931)
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A district attorney commits the perfect murder when he kills his daughter's womanizing fiancé and then tries framing the fiancé's lover. (69 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
21.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
 
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Remington Steele (1982 TV Series)
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business. (60 mins.)
 
23.
Crossroads (1942)
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Diplomat is blackmailed for crimes he committed before he had amnesia. (83 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
24.
The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)
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Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
25.
Smart Blonde (1937)
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Female reporter Torchy Blane teams with her cop boyfriend Lt. Steve McBride to solve the killing of an investor who just bought a popular local nightclub. (59 mins.)
Director: Frank McDonald
 
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Dangerous Blondes (1943)
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A crime fiction writer and his wife investigate murders that are occurring at a fashion photography studio. (81 mins.)
Director: Leigh Jason
 
27.
The Week End Mystery (1931 Short Film)
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During a rainstorm at a remote manor house, Richard Crayell plays host to several guests. At nine o'clock sharp... (17 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hurley
 
28.
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
29.
Keeper of the Flame (1943)
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Journalist Steve O'Malley wants to write a biography of a national hero who died when his car ran off a bridge. Steve receives conflicting reports and tales that make him question what the truth about the hero is. (100 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
30.
White Noise (2005)
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An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions. (101 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
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The Lodger (1927)
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
 
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Murder by Death (1976)
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Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Moore
 
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The Seventh Victim (1943)
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A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance. (71 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
34.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945)
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A lawyer and two newlyweds get mixed up in mock mystery at a resort. (70 mins.)
 
35.
The Woman in White (1948)
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A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
36.
The Firebird (1934)
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Herman Brandt, a handsome but overly conceited actor, lives in the same apartment building in Vienna... (74 mins.)
 
37.
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)
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A pretty young music teacher is bludgeoned to death in Hildegarde's school, where she's reunited with Oscar, but the autopsy report says she was dying from poison too. (71 mins.)
 
38.
The Blacklist (2013 TV Series)
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her. (43 mins.)
 
39.
Gaslight (1944)
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
40.
Night Nurse (1931)
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A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children. (72 mins.)
 
41.
London by Night (1937)
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A newspaperman, his canine companion, and an adventurous socialite investigate an umbrella-wielding murderer who is terrorizing London. (69 mins.)
Director: William Thiele
 
42.
Haunted Honeymoon (1940)
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Lord Peter Wimsey is an amateur detective. He is to be married to Harriet Vane, who writes crime novels... (99 mins.)
Director: Arthur B. Woods
 
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Shadows on the Stairs (1941)
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Occupants of a London boarding house become suspects as a string of murders are discovered. (64 mins.)
 
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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud. (113 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
45.
Mirage (1965)
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A New York man suffers amnesia. He soon learns that he's mixed up in a life-and-death situation, but what exactly is it? (108 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
46.
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)
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Captain Drummond becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization. (67 mins.)
Director: James Hogan
 
47.
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
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Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials. (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
48.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
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A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
 
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The Fatal Hour (1940)
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When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong... (68 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
50.
The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
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The Falcon and reporter Ann Riordan try to solve a string of murders after an ex-wrestler, released from jail, goes looking for his girl friend. (65 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
51.
The Number 23 (2007)
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Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise. (101 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher