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The The Best Mystery Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite mystery films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best 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 Seven and Dial M for Murder 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 movies, 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.


Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Mystery films, including Stanley Kubrick and Christopher Nolan.

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