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German crime thriller sub-genre of film, that was popular during the 1960s, and a major influence on the Italian Gialli .
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1. Face of the Frog (1959)
89 min | Crime, Thriller
Scotland Yard and an American playboy investigate a criminal gang led by a mysterious man in a frog-like mask.
Considered by many to be the real start of the sub-genre.
4. Das Rätsel der grünen Spinne (1960)
88 min | Crime, Thriller
In the cabaret "The Green Spider", a stranger shoot the singer. Since the murder happens during a trumpet solo nobody hears the shot.
5. The Red Circle (1960)
92 min | Thriller, Crime
A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation ... See full summary »
6. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)
103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In 1960s Germany, criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse uses hypnotized victims and the surveillance equipment of a Nazi-era bugged hotel to steal nuclear technology from a visiting American industrialist.
7. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer". The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.
10. Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."
11. The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Evil mastermind Dr. Mabuse is using brainwashed prison inmates to commit crimes but the German police aided by an FBI agent is on his trail.
12. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)
95 min | Adventure, Crime
A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.
13. Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Koffer (1962)
85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A killer who uses a knife is knocking off guests at a hotel in London's Soho district. A police detective is sent to investigate.
14. The Inn on the River (1962)
92 min | Crime, Drama
A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »
15. Hypnosis (1962)
86 min | Horror, Thriller
A hypnotist is murdered in his dressing room. His ventriloquist dummy seemingly the only witness to the crime. A boxer and part-time delivery boy is blamed for the murder. Soon another ... See full summary »
17. Der rote Rausch (1962)
88 min | Thriller
A serial killer is on the run, after escaping a mental institution. He befriends a woman and her child, but the urge to strangle women with red necklaces still haunts him.
18. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
20. Front à la Scotland Yard (1962)
96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.
21. The Invisible Dr. Mabuse (1962)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Crime, Drama
Evil mastermind Dr. Mabuse seeks Professor Erasmus' secret invention, a device that makes one invisible, but a murder in a revue theatre brings the German police and the FBI into the mix.
23. The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962)
88 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
German Police Inspector Lohmann investigates a string of crimes resembling Dr. Mabuse's M.O. but Mabuse is in Professor Polland's care inside an insane asylum.
25. Der Fluch der gelben Schlange (1963)
98 min | Thriller
A Chinese cult bent on taking over the world uses an idol called The Golden Reptile that they believe can give them the power to achieve their goal.
26. The Secret of the Black Widow (1963)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist with a drinking problem investigates, along with the police, a string of strange murders. Someone is killing members of a South American expedition using poison darts with rubber black widow spider on top of them.
28. The Indian Scarf (1963)
93 min | Drama, Crime
When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle... See full summary »
29. Nylon Noose (1963)
74 min | Crime
A company's stockholders hold their meeting at a lonely mansion. A mad doctor conducting experiments in the mansion starts to strangle them one at a time with a nylon noose. The survivors ... See full summary »
30. The Black Abbot (1963)
95 min | Crime, Thriller
Several employees on a nobleman's estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. Howver, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden.
31. Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard (1963)
90 min | Crime, Thriller, Sci-Fi
The spirit of the evil Dr. Mabuse takes over the body of a famous professor. The professor/Dr. Mabuse then begins a new crime wave that terrorizes the city.
32. Die weiße Spinne (1963)
103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
(1963) Karin Dor, Joachim Fuchsberger. When gamblers who recently increased their life insurance begin dying, Scotland Yard.gets involved. When their chief inspector is murdered, they bring in a mysterious detective to solve the case.
33. The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle (1963)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A strangler is loose on a British estate, and he not only strangles his victims but brands an "M" onto their foreheads before he decapitates them.
38. Das Geheimnis der chinesischen Nelke (1964)
90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Several oil companies are trying to get hold of Prof. Wilkens, who has discovered a revolutionary formula for a new type of fuel that will put all the oil companies out of business and control the world's economy.
40. The Mysterious Magician (1964)
95 min | Crime, Mystery
The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »
41. Nebelmörder (1964)
88 min | Mystery, Thriller
A killer terrorizes the small German town of Hainsburg. The police moves in to investigate the crimes and finds a suspect among a small group of teenagers.
43. Das siebente Opfer (1964)
93 min | Crime, Mystery
(1964) Hansjorg Felmy, Ann Smyrner, Hans Nielson, Walter Rilla. Mystery at the track! A well-known thoroughbred is slain by a rival horse owner. Soon jockeys are being murdered by a ... See full summary »
44. Das Ungeheuer von London-City (1964)
90 min | Crime, Horror
Then the spirit of Jack the Ripper seems to be very much alive in 1960s London as a series of brutal slayings by the Monster of London City has Scotland Yard baffled. In a macabre ... See full summary »