Mystery Movies Genre

This Mystery movies list includes films like North by Northwest, Spirited Away, The Third Man, Psycho, Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown & Vertigo. The first Mystery movie on this page is North by Northwest scoring 8.3/10 stars in our Mystery weighted score. Starring in this film is Harvey Stephens, Martin Landau, Monty O'Grady, Jeremy Slate, Alexander Lockwood, Frank Baker, Robert Williams. The second Mystery movie listed is Spirited Away scoring 9.300/10 stars in our Mystery weighted score. We hope you enjoy our list of Mystery movies here with more upcoming movies coming soon.

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1). North by Northwest (1959)

Score: 9.33/10 IMDB: 8.3/10 Trailer
Madison Avenue advertising man Roger Thornhill finds himself thrust into the world of spies when he is mistaken for a…
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Harvey Stephens, Martin Landau, Monty O'Grady, Jeremy Slate, Alexander Lockwood

2). Spirited Away (2001)

Score: 9.3/10 IMDB: 8.6/10 Trailer
Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside, much to Chihiro's dismay. On the…
Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise
Stars: Bob Bergen, Dee Bradley Baker, Daveigh Chase, Rodger Bumpass, Tara Strong

3). The Third Man (1949)

Score: 9.27/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer
An out of work pulp fiction novelist, Holly Martins, arrives in a post war Vienna divided into sectors by the…
Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Trevor Howard, Alida Valli, Robert Brown, Harold Ayer, Brother Theodore

4). Psycho (1960)

Score: 9.2/10 IMDB: 8.5/10 Trailer Review
Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover…
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Virginia Gregg, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam

5). Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Score: 9.11/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
Desirous of starting a family, the young Catholic housewife, Rosemary Woodhouse, and her struggling actor husband, Guy, move into the…
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Rutanya Alda, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Ralph Bellamy, Phil Leeds, Max Wagner

6). Chinatown (1974)

Score: 9.07/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer
In 1937 Los Angeles, private investigator Jake 'J.J.' Gittes specializes in cheating-spouse cases. His current target is Hollis Mulwray, high-profile…
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Rance Howard, Jack Nicholson, James Hong, Charles Knapp, Bob Harks

7). Vertigo (1958)

Score: 8.95/10 IMDB: 8.3/10 Trailer
John "Scottie" Ferguson is a retired San Francisco police detective who suffers from acrophobia and Madeleine is the lady who…
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Benson, Henry Jones, Roxann Delman, Margaret Brayton

8). Solaris (1971)

Score: 8.9/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the…
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: V. Statsinskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Valentina Sumenova, Nikolay Grinko, Georgiy Teykh

9). Nosferatu (1922)

Score: 8.85/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
Wisbourg, Germany based estate agent Knock dispatches his associate, Hutter, to Count Orlok's castle in Transylvania as the Count wants…
Director: F.W. Murnau
Stars: Max Schreck, Hardy von Francois, Gustav von Wangenheim, Heinrich Witte, Greta Schröder

10). Zodiac (2007)

Score: 8.81/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer Review
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Elias Koteas, Brian Cox, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Winston

11). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Score: 8.8/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord's three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items…
Director: David Yates
Stars: John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Helena Bonham Carter, Hrvoje Klecz, Spencer Wilding

12). Diabolique (1955)

Score: 8.8/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
The wife and mistress of a sad**tic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub…
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Pierre Larquey, Jacques Varennes, Jean Brochard, Georges Poujouly, Paul Meurisse

13). The Vanishing (1988)

Score: 8.8/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
Rex and Saskia are on holiday, a young couple in love. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia…
Director: George Sluizer
Stars: Gene Bervoets, Aziz Djahnit, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Linda Wise, Johanna ter Steege

14). The Handmaiden (2016)

Score: 8.78/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer Review
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese…
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Yong-nyeo Lee, Hae-suk Kim, Hae-sook Kim, Kim Si-eun, Jung-woo Ha

15). Get Out (2017)

Score: 8.76/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer Review
Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's…
Director: Jordan Peele
Stars: Stephen Root, Keegan-Michael Key, Caleb Landry Jones, Jack Teague, Geraldine Singer

16). Deep Red (1975)

Score: 8.73/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
A psychic who can read minds picks up the thoughts of a murderer in the audience and soon becomes a…
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Michael Forest, David Hemmings, Dario Argento, Edward Mannix, Marc Smith

17). The Fugitive (1993)

Score: 8.7/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in…
Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Julianne Moore, Richard Riehle, Harrison Ford, Reese Foster

18). Donnie Darko (2001)

Score: 8.68/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer Review
Donnie Darko doesn't get along too well with his family, his teachers, and his classmates; but he does manage to…
Director: Richard Kelly
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Seth Rogen, Fran Kranz

19). The Birds (1963)

Score: 8.67/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
Melanie Daniels is the modern rich socialite, part of the jet-set who always gets what she wants. When lawyer Mitch…
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Veronica Cartwright, Alfred Hitchcock, Dal McKennon, Tippi Hedren, Lonny Chapman

20). Arrival (2016)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
Linguistics professor Louise Banks leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touchdown in 12 locations around the world.…
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Joe Cobden, John Moore, Forest Whitaker, Brent Skagford

21). 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Score: 8.6/10 IMDB: 8.3/10 Trailer
"2001" is a story of evolution. Sometime in the distant past, someone or something nudged evolution by placing a monolith…
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Harry Fielder, Burnell Tucker, Sean Sullivan, Robert Beatty, Frank Miller

22). Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Score: 8.57/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective…
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Frank Welker, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Lloyd, Tina Simmons, Derek Lyons

23). The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Score: 8.57/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
Bourne is once again brought out of hiding, this time inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross who is trying to…
Director: Paul Greengrass
Stars: Brian Cox, Corey Johnson, Matt Damon, Tina Simmons, Scott Adkins

24). Memento (2000)

Score: 8.57/10 IMDB: 8.5/10 Trailer
Memento chronicles two separate stories of Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator who can no longer build new memories, as he attempts…
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Mark Boone Junior, Carrie-Anne Moss, Callum Keith Rennie, Thomas Lennon, Guy Pearce

25). Se7en (1995)

Score: 8.53/10 IMDB: 8.6/10 Trailer Review
A film about two homicide detectives' (Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt) desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles S. Dutton, Mark Boone Junior, Michael Massee, Michael Reid MacKay

26). Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Score: 8.52/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
Barbra and Johnny visit their father's grave in a remote cemetery when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbra…
Director: George A. Romero
Stars: George A. Romero, Robert Harvey, Bill Cardille, Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille, Vincent D. Survinski

27). Ex Machina (2014)

Score: 8.5/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer Review
Caleb, a 26 year old programmer at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at…
Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Corey Johnson, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Deborah Rosan, Chelsea Li

28). Ringu (1998)

Score: 8.5/10 IMDB: 7.3/10 Trailer
Reiko Asakawa is researching into a 'Cursed Video' interviewing teenagers about it. When her niece Tomoko dies of 'sudden heart…
Director: Hideo Nakata
Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Yûrei Yanagi, Yutaka Matsushige, Kiriko Shimizu, Kazuhiro Yokoyama

29). Planet of the Apes (1968)

Score: 8.48/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little…
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Felix Silla, Roddy McDowall, Jerry Maren, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison

30). Black Swan (2010)

Score: 8.44/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession,…
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Stars: Winona Ryder, Natalie Portman, Mark Margolis, Sebastian Stan, Barbara Hershey

31). The Secret in their Eyes (2009)

Score: 8.43/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer
In 1999, retired Argentinian federal justice agent Benjamín Espósito is writing a novel, using an old closed case as the…
Directors: Juan José Campanella, Juan José Campanella
Stars: Javier Godino, Maximiliano Trento, Sergio López Santana, Guillermo Francella, Sergio López Santana

32). The Wicker Man (1973)

Score: 8.43/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer
On Sunday, April 29, 1973, Sergeant Neil Howie with the West Highland Constabulary flies solo to Summerisle off the coast…
Director: Robin Hardy
Stars: Christopher Lee, John Hallam, Jennifer Martin, Roy Boyd, Aubrey Morris

33). Mother (2009)

Score: 8.43/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is…
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Jeong-eun Lee, Je-mun Yun, Woo-hee Chun, Myung-shin Park, Moon-ee Jo

34). A Quiet Place (2018)

Score: 8.43/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer
Two parents do what it takes to keep their children safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound…
Director: John Krasinski
Stars: Emily Blunt, Doris McCarthy, Rhoda Pell, Leon Russom, John Krasinski

35). The Usual Suspects (1995)

Score: 8.4/10 IMDB: 8.6/10 Trailer
Following a truck hijack in New York, five conmen are arrested and brought together for questioning. As none of them…
Director: Bryan Singer
Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Benicio Del Toro, Gabriel Byrne, Clark Gregg, Paul Bartel

36). Mystic River (2003)

Score: 8.4/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
In the summer of 1975 in a neighborhood in Boston, 3 kids, Dave Boyle and two of his friends, Jimmy…
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Bacon, John Franchi, Laura Linney, Spencer Treat Clark

37). The Uninvited (1944)

Score: 8.4/10 IMDB: 7.4/10 Trailer
A brother and sister move into an old seaside house they find abandoned for many years on the English coast.…
Director: Lewis Allen
Stars: Leyland Hodgson, Helena Grant, Betty Farrington, Alan Napier, Lynda Grey

38). Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Score: 8.4/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer
Harry Potter is having a tough time with his relatives (yet again). He runs away after using magic to inflate…
Directors: Alfonso Cuarón, Alfonso Cuarón
Stars: Gary Oldman, David Thewlis, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

39). The Witch (2015)

Score: 8.39/10 IMDB: 6.8/10 Trailer Review
New England, 1630: William and Katherine try to lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible…
Director: Robert Eggers
Stars: Julian Richings, Carrie Eklund, Ralph Ineson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Derek Herd

40). Hugo (2011)

Score: 8.37/10 IMDB: 7.5/10 Trailer
Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix…
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Lasco Atkins, Gintare Beinoraviciute, Chloë Grace Moretz

41). Le Corbeau (1943)

Score: 8.35/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A vicious series of poison-pen letters spreads rumours, suspicion and fear among the inhabitants of a small French town, and…
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Antoine Balpêtré, Antoine Balpêtré, Palau, Marcel Delaître, Marcel Delaître

42). The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

Score: 8.35/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer
In 1886, in the Victorian London, the corrupt Lord Henry Wotton meets the pure Dorian Gray posing for talented painter…
Director: Albert Lewin
Stars: Angelo Rossitto, Will Patton, Sam Harris, Angela Lansbury, Tom Costello

43). Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Score: 8.35/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major…
Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Joseph Oliveira, Bern Collaço, Bern Collaco, Johnny Otto, Nick Donald

44). First Reformed (2017)

Score: 8.3/10 IMDB: 7.1/10 Trailer
Forty-six year old Reverend Ernst Toller is the pastor at the historic First Reformed Church in upstate New York. It…
Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Michael Gaston, Cedric the Entertainer, Amanda Seyfried, Joseph Anthony Jerez

45). Hereditary (2018)

Score: 8.3/10 IMDB: 7.3/10 Trailer
When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets…
Director: Ari Aster
Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette, Ann Dowd, Marilyn Miller, Moises L. Tovar

46). Burning (2018)

Score: 8.3/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer
Jong-su, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him…
Director: Chang-dong Lee
Stars: Steven Yeun, Joong-ok Lee, Bong-ryeon Lee, Donald Trump, Jong-seo Jun

47). The Thing (1982)

Score: 8.29/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer Review
A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research…
Director: John Carpenter
Stars: Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser

48). Blue Velvet (1986)

Score: 8.27/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
College student Jeffrey Beaumont returns to his idyllic hometown of Lumberton to manage his father's hardware store while his father…
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Brad Dourif, Jack Nance, Dennis Hopper, Priscilla Pointer, Dean Stockwell

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