Top 100 Best Mystery Movies of All Time

Greatest Mystery Films Ever Made

What are the best mystery movies? Which films gain cult fan base quickly? The answer is simple – Mystery Movies. Sci fi films do get a lots of fan following but from the early days of cinema it has been mystery suspense movies that actually gets widespread attention from almost all generations. Mystery Movies are actually sub genres of Thriller movies and Crime Movies but they are so widely popular that lately Mystery movies has gained there own fan following. Good Mystery Movies are often among the top rated movies on various websites.

Mystery Films are often woven around unsolved murder cases and puzzles. Agatha Christe is known as the pioneer author in murder mysteries. Her novels are often adapted in to successful films. Many murder mystery movies are inspired from her novels. Mystery movies often have a detective or spy (or sometimes even a normal man) trying hard to solve a puzzle or mystery (before the audience).

Best Mystery Movies

Mystery films are popular since the silent era. After the movies transitioned into talkies, many directors tried hands in Mystery thriller movies and made some great mystery movies. Classic Mystery Movies often have twist endings and even plot twists in the middle of the film. The decade of 50s 60s and 70s focused on crime mystery movies and murder mystery movies while the decade of 80s and 90s moved on to scary mystery movies. Horror Mystery movies became more popular in the 00s decade. Mystery Comedy movies are very few in count. More popular are Mystery Suspense movies and romance mystery movies.

Here is a list of 100 Most popular Mystery Films. This list of Mystery movies is updated regularly so you will find old mystery movies to most recent mystery movies.

100. Charade
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99. Clue
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98. Devil
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97. Jacob’s Ladder
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96. Murder on the Orient Express
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95. Chungking Express
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94. Brick
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93. State of Play
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92. Diabolique
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91. Blow-Up
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90. Memories of Murder
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89. The Wicker Man (1973)
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88. A Tale of Two Sisters
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87. Mississippi Burning
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86. Angel Heart
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85. Fracture
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84. The Cabin in the Woods
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83. Manhunter
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82. L.A. Confidential
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81. Buried
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80. The Crying Game
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79. Final Destination Series
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78. Minority Report
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77. The White Ribbon
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76. I, Robot
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75. Super 8
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74. Sleepy Hollow
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73. The Negotiator
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72. In the Heat of the Night
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71. Repulsion
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70. The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons
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69. Watchmen
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68. The Green Mile
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67. The Maltese Falcon
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66. The Orphanage
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65. Primal Fear
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64. The Ghost Writer
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63. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
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62. The Conversation
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61. The Illusionist
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60. Unbreakable
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59. [Rec]
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58. The Night of the Hunter
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57. Mulholland Dr.
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56. Lucky Number Slevin
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55. The Devil’s Advocate
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54. Mystic River
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53. Zodiac
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52. Rosemary’s Baby
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51. All the President’s Man
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50. Limitless
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49. Source Code
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48. The Secret in their Eyes
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47. Citizen Kane
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46. Sherlock Holmes Series
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45. Gone Baby Gone
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44. The Shining
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43. Laura
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42. 2001: A Space Odyssey
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41. Prometheus
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40. Anatomy of a Murder
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39. The Manchurian Candidate
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38. M (1931)
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37. Chinatown
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36. Contact
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35. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
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34. The Lady Vanishes
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33. Scream Series
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32. The Big Sleep
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31. Bullitt
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30. Shadow of a Doubt
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29. Witness for the Prosecution
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28. Blue Velvet
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27. The Thin Man
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26. Cube
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25. The Game
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24. Now You See Me
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23. The Bourne Identity
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22. Black Swan
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21. Donnie Darko
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20. Harry Potter Series
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19. Rear Window
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18. Vertigo
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17. Rebecca
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16. North By Northwest
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15. Identity
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14. The Thing
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13. Twelve Monkeys
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12. Shutter Island
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11. Planet of the Apes
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10. The Others
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9. Oldboy
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8. The Prestige
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7. Se7en
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6. The Usual Suspects
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5. Saw
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4. Psycho
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3. Memento
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2. Inception
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1. The Sixth Sense
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So This was our list of Famous Mystery movies which had most latest mystery movies too. Which of the mystery film listed above is your favorite? Who do you think has made more classic mystery movies and have kept the audience tied to the seat til the end. Share your views and also tell us if we missed any good mystery movie.

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