Top Mystery Movies


The Top Mystery Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Mystery List". Lists are calculated daily.

51. The Others

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Horror
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley
Plot: At the end of WWII a woman awaits her husband in a mansion with her two children, who are both sensitive to light. In perpetual darkness she begins to suspect the mansion is haunted.

52. Gaslight

Year of Release: 1944
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: George Cukor
Actors: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty
Plot: Years after her aunt, a famous singer, was murdered, Paula (Ingrid Bergman) moves back to her aunt's London home with her new husband Gregory (Charles Boyer). But slowly Paula begins to lose her grip on reality. Is Paula's madness congenital, or is Gregory torturing her?

53. Ace in the Hole

Year of Release: 1951
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Billy Wilder
Actors: Kirk Douglas, Robert Arthur, Jan Sterling, Porter Hall
Plot: A film about a big time reporter who uses a disaster as his ticket back to the top.

54. The Andromeda Strain

Year of Release: 1971
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Robert Wise
Actors: Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid
Plot: A U.S. army satellite falls to the town of Piedmont, New Mexico and brings back something alien that wipes out nearly the entire town. A team of five scientists are brought in to solve the mystery behind the biological terror before it spreads.

55. Chungking Express ( Chung hing sam lam )

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Mystery/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Kar Wai Wong
Actors: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Valerie Chow, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Lee-na Kwan
Plot: A story of two cops and two stories all of which are told in beautiful splotches of color. Takes place in Hong Kong in the early 1990s.

56. Scream

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Wes Craven
Actors: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Skeet Ulrich
Plot: A killer strikes a small town with fear, focusing on one young woman in particular. As the list of suspects grows, who to trust becomes a matter of life and death.

57. The Omen

Year of Release: 1976
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Donner
Actors: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw
Plot: A diplomat secretly exchanges his wife's stillborn child with an orphaned boy. As he grows up, disturbing signs and events lead him to believe this boy is the antichrist and needs to be killed.

58. Out of the Past

Year of Release: 1947
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Actors: Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming, Kirk Douglas, Richard Webb
Plot: A gas attendant of a small town finds his history has caught up to him as a gambling booking finds him.

59. Wailing, The ( Goksung )

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Korean
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Hong-jin Na
Actors: Woo-hee Chun, Jung-min Hwang, So-yeon Jang, Han-Cheol Jo
Plot: A goofy local police man's daughter is under the spell of a demon/demons after the people of his village tell terrifying stories following the arrival of a strange Japanese man.

60. The Lost Weekend

Year of Release: 1945
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Billy Wilder
Actors: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Howard Da Silva
Plot: A true alcoholic's life is followed for four days when he is on and off his binge drinking.

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