Most Popular "Mysterious Stranger" Titles
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1. Psycho (1960)
Approved | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 452,388 | Gross: $32.00M
4. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy
A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.
Votes: 160,539 | Gross: $18.23M
5. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 141,717 | Gross: $61.28M
7. 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.
Votes: 90,940 | Gross: $31.66M
9. Red Eye (2005)
PG-13 | 85 min | Mystery, 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.
Votes: 97,155 | Gross: $57.86M
10. The Box (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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.
Votes: 78,603 | Gross: $15.05M
11. 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.
Votes: 85,652 | Gross: $31.84M
12. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.
Votes: 51,610 | Gross: $28.93M
14. The Violators (2015)
101 min | Drama
When Shelly meets Rachel, two dysfunctional girls from radically opposed backgrounds set off on a collision course that will leave one of them shattered, the other re-born.
17. Dressed to Kill (1980)
R | 105 min | Crime, 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.
Votes: 25,729 | Gross: $31.90M
20. 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.
22. Angel Eyes (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.
Votes: 20,087 | Gross: $24.04M
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.
26. Pieces (1982)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Young co-eds are being dismembered by a mysterious murderer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts.
27. 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.
28. 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.
Votes: 33,770 | Gross: $8.17M
29. 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.
30. Teorema (1968)
Unrated | 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 »
31. 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.
32. Bijitâ 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.
33. Red White & Blue (2010)
103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A woman attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.
35. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.
36. The Traveler (I) (2010)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
A slow, quiet Christmas Eve night at the police station turns into strange horror after a man enters claiming he wants to confess to murder.
37. 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 »
38. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In Lapland, under the midnight sun, Otto and Ana reunite once again after a long period of time apart, in the hope of rekindling their unrequited teenage love.
Votes: 15,738 | Gross: $0.50M
39. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth Seccles, who is the daughter of the owner of the Catholic ... See full summary »
40. The City of the Dead (1960)
PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He... See full summary »
41. 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.
42. His Secret Past (2016 TV Movie)
120 min | Thriller
Popular crime novelist, Jennifer Becker lives a lavish life in a small coastal town in California with her daughter, Lily. One day, while out for a run, Lily is attacked--but then rescued by a mysterious stranger named Mick.
43. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (2007 Video)
PG | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Bullied by her peers, tired of her parents and bugged by her little brother, goth girl Cassie decides to get some harmless revenge by reading a scary book to her brother - summoning a monster in the process.
44. The Boys Club (1996)
R | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Three teen boys find a man named Luke Cooper who clams to be a cop in their secret hideout. But can he be trusted? He seems nice at first, but when Luke becomes angry and starts threatening them, will the three teenagers stand together and fight back?
45. The Psychic (1977)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth ... See full summary »
47. 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 »
49. Noriko no shokutaku (2005)
159 min | Drama, Horror
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 »
50. 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 »