Most Popular "Mysterious Stranger" Titles
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2. Psycho (1960)
TV-14 | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary steals $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.
5. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy
An Asian-American office worker and his Indian stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.
6. August Rush (2007)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Music
A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
7. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
8. Red Eye (2005)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Thriller
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
9. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.
10. The Box (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.
11. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Family
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.
12. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport
A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.
13. Dressed to Kill (1980)
X | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller
A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.
15. Shane (1953)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
16. Smooth Talk (1985)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A free-spirited 15-year-old girl flirts with a dangerous stranger in the Northern California suburbs and must prepare herself for the frightening and traumatic consequences.
17. Black Christmas (1974)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
18. Nick of Time (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.
19. Eye of the Needle (1981)
R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War
A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
22. Angel Eyes (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.
23. A Season for Miracles (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel.
24. The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
PG | 84 min | Family, Horror, Mystery
When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past.
25. Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.
27. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)
PG | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Cassie's life changes when she moves and attends a high school ruled by the most beautiful girl in school, Priscilla, and her beautiful sidekicks. Priscilla immediately takes a dislike to ... See full summary »
28. Teorema (1968)
105 min | Drama, Mystery
A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after. After he's gone, none of them can ... See full summary »
29. Red White & Blue (2010)
103 min | Drama, Thriller
An HIV positive woman's quest to infect as many men as possible has gruesome consequences after she attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.
30. Pieces (1982)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Young co-eds are being cut up by a chainsaw killer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts.
31. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)
PG | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime
The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.
32. A Perfect Day (2006 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
A family man and suddenly-successful author encounters a mystic stranger who warns him he has only 40 more days to live. Based on a novel by Richard Paul Evans.
33. The Final Storm (2010)
R | 92 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A stranger named Silas flees from a devastating storm and finds refuge with Tom and Gillian on their farm. While struggling with the Storm, Silas seems to be the only one who can help Tom ... See full summary »
34. I Am... Gabriel (2012 Video)
An unforgiving sun, a parched earth, and a failed economy have left a small Texas town desolate. For ten years Promise, Texas has known nothing but one curse after another. It's barren, ... See full summary »
35. Visitor Q (2001 Video)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.
36. The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012)
144 min | Drama
Seven years after the world's most devastating tsunami in Thailand six strangers find themselves trapped in a beach side resort on the brink of an oncoming hurricane. Each of their hearts ... See full summary »
37. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama
Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to speak or walk, and bearing a strange note;... See full summary »
38. Brenda Starr (1989)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get... See full summary »
39. Deep in the Heart (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama
An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".
40. Sarah's Choice (2009 Video)
Sarah Collins is considering an abortion. Before she makes her final decision, she is presented with three visions causing her to think about the impact on her future.
41. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a ... See full summary »
42. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller
A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore. Other gruesome murders start occurring shortly thereafter, and the ... See full summary »
43. The Old Curiosity Shop (2007 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.
45. The Perfect Gift (2009)
A spoiled schoolgirl, her overworked executive mother, and a disillusioned young minister each receives an uplifting message about friendship, commitment, and the truest meaning of Christmas from a friendly, but mysterious drifter.
46. Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly ... See full summary »
47. The Secret Garden (1975– )
G | 210 min | Drama, Family
In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living relative is her crook-backed uncle, Archibald Craven, so Mary is sent to live at his estate on the... See full summary »
48. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »
49. The Lickerish Quartet (1970)
X | 90 min | Drama
A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in ... See full summary »
50. Julian Po (1997)
PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to ... See full summary »