My Favorite Mystery Movies

These movies have an intriguing story that allows us being put on hold and the facts can to deviate us of real problem. Therefore we look for the truth and we suspect on some characters.
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1.
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. (87 mins.)
“ In this film, Michael O'Hara will survive to the triangle of selfish interests between Elsa, Arthur and George; each character has a story and own style for get her/his own objectives. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
2.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled. (135 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ The most popular story of David Lynch, this film tell us the last seven days of Laura Palmer in Twin Peaks, we can see her life, relations and dreams; also, we see special agent Dale Cooper before of his investigation. In the movie, we see sobrenatural and symbolic people, that define Laura's destiny. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
3.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Maybe the best film of David Lynch, 'Mulholland Drive' tell us the story about Diane/Betty and Rita/Camilla in Hollywood. We can see a excelent combination between surrealism and the genre neo-noir. Along film, there are some symbolical people (the cowboy, the vagabond and the ancients) with metaphorical objects (blue box and blue key) in subjective colors (red, blue and pink). ” - luis_mrt1995
 
4.
Perfect Blue (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past. (81 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Kon
“ Undoubtely one of the best psychogical thriller because is so difficult find the difference between the reality and the fantasy. This movie tell us the transition of a woman, from the world of music to acting, and her identity's crisis. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
5.
Blue Velvet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. (120 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ This film of Lynch is so interesting, creepy and strange. The story tell us the Jeffrey's investigation about a crime, during this time, he meet the attractive singer Dorothy and the insane criminal Frank. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
6.
Breakdown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert. (93 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
“ Definitely is a excellent suspense movie because one man desperately seek his wife until that he discover the terrifying truth; and the soundtrack do to feel us an uncertainty enviroment. Also, this story will occur to whoever. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
7.
The Black Dahlia (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation. (121 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ The case of 'The Black Dahlia' is a controversial and tragic story of Elizabeth Short, especially for her cruel and sadic murder. This film tell us the life of two detectives that tries to resolve the case. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
8.
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. (109 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Virgil Tibbs solves a crime in South of USA. In addition, he must confront the racial prejudices of police and the people. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
9.
Inland Empire (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal. (180 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ I consider that 'Inland Empire' is the most surrealistic movie of David Lynch, the story tell us principally the realization of movie for Nikki. Along the film, we can see four stories totally different but conected through some objects and events, with strange pictures. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
10.
Lost Highway (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ This psychological thriller of David Lynch is bizarre, surrealistic and neo-noir. We can see Fred's problems with his wife and his job; later we see his transformation in Pete so he have a new life and other issues. Finally, we see his return to Fred and the resolution of initial mistery. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
11.
Arrival (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. (116 mins.)
“ The arrival of life extraterrestrial intelligent towards the Earth changes the people's life. Louise Banks and Ian Donelly must resolve the problem of comunication between humans and aliens. The results going to change their lifes, the humankind and the future. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
12.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
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A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
“ This film is excellent because the main character have great philosophical questions, also she resolves many crimes and one complex mystery. The dystopian future in this movie is interesting and so realistic. Furthermore, many elements in this film were the basis for 'Matrix'. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
13.
Pedro Páramo (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Highly symbolic and allegorical, this drama takes the search of a son for his father in the chaotic... (110 mins.)
Director: Carlos Velo
“ Two stories narrated in parallel along in the movie about Pedro Páramo in a small town and his son talking with ghosts. This movie has excellent performances and supernatural elements. This film is an good adaptation of homonim book. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
14.
Inside Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ A team of thieves kidnap a bank and they carry out an elaborate plan while one intelligent detective tries to resolve the history behind of the robbery and one war criminal. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
15.
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed. (107 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ In this film, we see to Anne that loses her daughter and her brother helps her for find to Bunny; and they fight for to the police believe in existence of Anne's daughter. However, the truth is really surprising about the kidnapping of Bunny Lake. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
16.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead. (104 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ This Woody Allen's movie is an excellent combination of comedy and genre neo-noir. A married couple try to resolve the strange disappearance of married old woman and its consequences. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
17.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ In this film, we see how Mikael and Lisbeth try to resolve a strange case of woman's disappearance for 40 years. Every character have a own story and this investigation going to change them life. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
18.
Shutter Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (138 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ The detectives Teddy and Chuck will try to resolve a strange case in a psychiatrist hospital on one island. However, Teddy start to losing his mind and he will insane for his past. Finally, this movie has ambiguous and enigmatic ending. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
19.
Insidious (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ This movie represent a new style in the horror movies, based in 'screamers'. We see how Dalton remains in coma state and the subsequent supernatural events with a creepy soundtrack. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
20.
Basic Instinct (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. (127 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ This iconic movie manages a police investigation of excellent manner. The roles of Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone are serious and well defined. Finally, the ambience is in suspense in all moment. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
21.
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Like in others films noir, one detective tries resolve two mysteries about his fellow worker and an important maltese falcon. He will survive to the selfishness's triangle between Ruth, Joel and Kasper. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
22.
Angels & Demons (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church. (138 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ In this movie, we can see Robert Langdon resolving one interesting case about the Illuminati in the Vatican City, he will use all his intelligent and his knowledge for resolve the mistery and avoid a great disaster. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
23.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. (136 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ This film, a remake of 'Abre los ojos', have an interesting and fuzzy story about David Aames. This movie invite us to question the reality in its own way. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
24.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
25.
Vantage Point (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives. (90 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
“ This fragmented story show us different people during one terrorist attack against the american president in Salamanca, Spain. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
26.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
“ The Dr. Malcolm Crowe will try to help one confused and special boy. In addition, this child psychologist must resolve his problems in the marriage. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
27.
Paprika (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it. (90 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Kon
“ In this film, we see how an excellent detective tries resolve a crime about one invasor of dreams. In this movie, we see the importance of dreams and the use of doppelgangers. Furthermore, many elements in this film were the basis for 'Inception'. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
28.
Triangle (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas. (99 mins.)
“ In this film we see an interesting story about one girl that try to do well things with her friends, her son and herself during a travel on ship and, later on yacht, within one eternal cycle of unfortunate events. We can watch a original form for narrate a suspense movie. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
29.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ One detective will try to resolve a curious case about crazy and creepy cartoon's killer. This movie is a good combination between film noir and the animation, appealing known cartoons in that epoch, like The Loonney Toons, Myckey Mouse and Woody Woodpecker. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
30.
Nancy Drew (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star. (99 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
“ Nancy Drew adapts her lifestyle to Los Angeles and she will resolve the old murder of one actress. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
31.
The Fugitive (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall. (130 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
“ In this movie, Richard Kimble fights for demonstrate his innocence and he will discover to truth murderer, while the policeman Samuel Gerard tries resolved this case. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
32.
Unknown (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is. (113 mins.)
“ One man loses his memory during a car accident. Later, he must recover his memories and his identity with the help of Gina. Their search going to have great implications. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
33.
The Fourth Kind (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. (98 mins.)
“ In this movie, we can see a creepy and suspense story about the psycologist Abbey Tyler and the adbuctions in a remote town on Alaska. We see the terror and anguish in the people that suffers this experience. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
34.
Prometheus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Some 'scientist' and astronauts going to travel toward one remote exoplanet for discover the possible origin of humans, changing their lifes forever. This Alien's prequel is interesting but pretentious. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
35.
Creep (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets. (85 mins.)
“ One woman tries to survive a strange and sadistic murderer in the London's meter. The combination of colors and the suspense were the basis for 'The Descent'. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
36.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ In this film, we can see an intelligent and strange killer that realizes elaborate plans for that he can carry out his objectives and change to his victims. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
37.
White Noise (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions. (101 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
“ In this movie, we see to Jonathan, a man who lost his wife and his later obsession for the electronic voice phenomena (EVP) and this situation will carry him for a dangerous road. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
38.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ In this movie, we can see one mother seeking her daughter in a haunted town. We can enjoy some creepy scenes and strange atmosphere. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
39.
Orphan (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. (123 mins.)
“ In this movie, we can see the story of one mother when she adopts an educated and kind girl, however that girl hide a dark and unexpected secret. During this story, we can see a disturbing art. ” - luis_mrt1995
 
40.
Eye See You (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
When a serial killer turns his attention on the lead detective he is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who cant face their jobs. As the patients begin being murdered they restart doing what they do best. (96 mins.)
Director: Jim Gillespie
“ Maybe the only mystery movie of Sylvester Stallone, in this story we can see to Jake Malloy persecuting to a murderer, however this killer is so intelligent, merciless and cautious, so this policeman must fight to the end for that he can catch to killer. ” - luis_mrt1995