The Best Mystery Movies Films
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The Best Mystery Movies

A list of all mystery movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This mystery movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of mystery films also contains mystery movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This mystery films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best mystery movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This mystery movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Voting for your favorites gets them to rise to the top.

List of mystery films includes mystery movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with your friends to see how their votes impact the list.

These are the top films in the mystery genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the mystery genre in it. Be it the motifs of the mystery genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Always vote for things like Sherlock Holmes Faces Death or Witchblade if you like them. If we missed any mystery movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous mystery movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about mystery movie lists. This list includes the best mystery movies of the 21st cenury.

You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the mystery movies. List includes photos and mystery movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List is made up of a variety of items, including The Rook and The Mysterious Mr. Wong.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these mystery movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good mystery movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest mystery movies, here is the full mystery movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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    James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, Viggo Mortensen

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    Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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    Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close

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    John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Woods

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange

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    Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Clive Owen

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    Kim Basinger, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey

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    Kang Hye-jung, Choi Min-sik, Oh Dal-su

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    Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland

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    Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman

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    Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

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    Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

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    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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    Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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    James Stewart, George C. Scott, Duke Ellington

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    Robert De Niro, Famke Janssen, Dakota Fanning

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    Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    Cameron Diaz, Gillian Jacobs, Frank Langella

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    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Charlotte Rampling

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    Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm

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    Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Moriarty

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    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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    Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney

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    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Diane Lane, Dennis Miller, Wesley Snipes

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lee Pace, Chelah Horsdal

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    James Garner, Robert Patrick, Peter Berg

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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    Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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