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The Best Mystery Movies

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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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    Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

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    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland

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    Kim Basinger, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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    Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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    Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Moriarty

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    Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close

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    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

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    Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, Viggo Mortensen

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    Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Alan Ladd

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Woods

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    Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney

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    Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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    Diane Lane, Dennis Miller, Wesley Snipes

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    James Stewart, George C. Scott, Duke Ellington

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    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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    Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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    Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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    Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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    Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Kathleen Turner, Mel Blanc, Christopher Lloyd

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    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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    Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    Charles Bronson, Keenan Wynn, Jan-Michael Vincent

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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Donald Sutherland

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    Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Clive Owen

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    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, David Morse

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    Lauren Bacall, Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson

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    Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Ben Whishaw

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