IMDb's Mystery Top 50

As seen by beguia

You are viewing beguia's version of this list. You can view your version too.

IMDb's Mystery Top 50's icon

An official iCheckMovies list.

Favorited 192 times, disliked 5 times, added to 268 watchlists.

Detective-mystery films are usually considered a sub-type or sub-genre of crime/gangster films (or film noir), or suspense or thriller films that focus on the unsolved crime (usually the murder or disappearance of one or more of the characters, or a theft), and on the central character - the hard-boiled detective-hero, as he/she meets various adventures and challenges in the cold and methodical pursuit of the criminal or the solution to the crime.

Remove ads

Filter

  1. 1 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  2. 2 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  3. 3 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 38 top lists Check
  4. 4 -

    Seppuku

    1962 — a.k.a. Hara-Kiri, in 15 top lists Check
  5. 5 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
  6. 6 -

    The Prestige

    2006, in 13 top lists Check
  7. 7 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  8. 8 -

    Psycho

    1960, in 38 top lists Check
  9. 9 -

    Rear Window

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  10. 10 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  11. 11 -

    Memento

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  12. 12 -

    Coco

    2017, in 14 top lists Check
  13. 13 -

    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 19 top lists Check
  14. 14 -

    Witness for the Prosecution

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
  15. 15 -

    Tengoku to jigoku

    1963 — a.k.a. High and Low, in 15 top lists Check
  16. 16 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 40 top lists Check
  17. 17 +1

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  18. 18 -1

    Incendies

    2010, in 7 top lists Check
  19. 19 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 28 top lists Check
  20. 20 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  21. 21 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 36 top lists Check
  22. 22 -

    Shutter Island

    2010, in 9 top lists Check
  23. 23 -

    The Father

    2020, in 5 top lists
    Check
  24. 24 -

    The Thing

    1982, in 19 top lists Check
  25. 25 -

    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 20 top lists Check
  26. 26 -

    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 25 top lists Check
  27. 27 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  28. 28 -

    El secreto de sus ojos

    2009 — a.k.a. The Secret in Their Eyes, in 10 top lists Check
  29. 29 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  30. 30 -

    It's Such a Beautiful Day

    2012, in 11 top lists Check
  31. 31 -

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  32. 32 -

    Prisoners

    2013, in 7 top lists Check
  33. 33 -

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
  34. 34 -

    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 14 top lists Check
  35. 35 -

    The Third Man

    1949, in 34 top lists Check
  36. 36 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 23 top lists Check
  37. 37 -

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 19 top lists Check
  38. 38 -

    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 20 top lists Check
  39. 39 -

    Blade Runner 2049

    2017, in 8 top lists Check
  40. 40 -

    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 20 top lists Check
  41. 41 -

    Zootopia

    2016, in 8 top lists Check
  42. 42 -

    Twelve Monkeys

    1995 — a.k.a. 12 Monkeys, in 13 top lists Check
  43. 43 +2

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 44 -

    Pâfekuto burû

    1997 — a.k.a. Perfect Blue, in 11 top lists Check
  45. 45 -2

    Contratiempo

    2016 — a.k.a. The Invisible Guest, in 1 top list Check
  46. 46 -

    Chung Hing sam lam

    1994 — a.k.a. Chungking Express, in 18 top lists Check
  47. 47 -

    Solyaris

    1972 — a.k.a. Solaris, in 27 top lists Check
  48. 48 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  49. 49 +1

    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 30 top lists Check
  50. 50 new

    Mou gaan dou

    2002 — a.k.a. Infernal Affairs, in 14 top lists Check
Remove ads

Last updated on Aug 18, 2022; source