Top 25 Mystery Movies Ever Made

List by john Last updated June 15, 2017

Mystery comes in many forms usually involving murder. It's no surprise that filmmakers have been producing such movies since the beginning of cinema because they tend to feature everything you could want from a movie lock stock and barrel; suspense, drama, action and a great plot. in other words they give a whole new layer to enjoy ontop of the typical "blow-em-up" that you find in many of todays Hollywood flicks.

This list features the top 25 mystery movies ever made from some of the most acclaimed directors in cinema history such as David Fincher and Alfred Hitchcock.

mystery best List order as defined by john

The Sixth Sense (1999)

Mystery Thriller Drama
Not every gift is a blessing.
Vote count 2,483 Vote avg 7.6/10 Watch trailer


Gone Girl (2014)

Mystery Thriller Drama
You don't know what you've got 'til it's...
Vote count 4,810 Vote avg 7.9/10 Watch trailer


Oldboy (2003)

Drama Thriller Mystery
15 years of imprisonment, five days of vengeance
Vote count 1,521 Vote avg 7.9/10 Watch trailer


The Game (1997)

Drama Thriller Mystery
What do you get for the man who has everything?
Vote count 1,207 Vote avg 7.4/10 Watch trailer


Zodiac (2007)

Crime Drama Mystery
There's more than one way to lose your life to a killer
Vote count 1,562 Vote avg 7.2/10 Watch trailer


Se7en (1995)

Crime Mystery Thriller
Seven deadly sins. Seven ways to die.
Vote count 4,594 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer


The Prestige (2006)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Are You Watching Closely?
Vote count 3,386 Vote avg 7.9/10 Watch trailer


Shutter Island (2010)

Drama Thriller Mystery
Someone is missing.
Vote count 4,767 Vote avg 7.7/10 Watch trailer


Mystic River (2003)

Thriller Crime Drama
We bury our sins, we wash them clean.
Vote count 1,107 Vote avg 7.5/10 Watch trailer


Vertigo (1958)

Crime Drama Mystery
Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!
Vote count 869 Vote avg 7.9/10 Watch trailer


Rear Window (1954)

Mystery Thriller
It only takes one witness to spoil the perfect crime.
Vote count 1,166 Vote avg 8.1/10 Watch trailer


L.A. Confidential (1997)

Crime Drama Mystery
Everything is suspect... Everyone is for sale... And nothing is what it seems.
Vote count 1,078 Vote avg 7.6/10 Watch trailer


Memento (2000)

Mystery Thriller
Some memories are best forgotten.
Vote count 3,056 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer


The Usual Suspects (1995)

Drama Crime Thriller
Five Criminals. One Line Up. No Coincidence.
Vote count 2,641 Vote avg 8.1/10 Watch trailer


Mulholland Drive (2001)

Thriller Drama Mystery
An actress longing to be a star. A woman searching for herself. Both worlds will collide...on Mulholland Drive
Vote count 1,126 Vote avg 7.5/10 Watch trailer


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Thriller Crime Mystery
Evil shall with evil be expelled.
Vote count 2,094 Vote avg 7.1/10 Watch trailer


Psycho (1960)

Drama Horror Thriller
The master of suspense moves his cameras into the icy blackness of the unexplored!
Vote count 1,755 Vote avg 8.1/10 Watch trailer


Identity (2003)

Mystery Thriller
The secret lies within.
Vote count 827 Vote avg 7/10 Watch trailer


The Bourne Identity (2002)

Action Drama Mystery
He was the perfect weapon until he became the target.
Vote count 3,127 Vote avg 7.2/10 Watch trailer


Basic Instinct (1992)

Thriller Mystery
A brutal murder. A brilliant killer. A cop who can't resist the danger.
Vote count 675 Vote avg 6.5/10 Watch trailer


From Hell (2001)

Horror Mystery Thriller
Only the legend will survive.
Vote count 577 Vote avg 6.6/10 Watch trailer


Laura (1944)

Crime Drama Mystery
The story of a love that became the most fearful thing that ever happened to a woman!
Vote count 144 Vote avg 7.6/10 Watch trailer


M (1931)

Drama Action Thriller
Vote count 369 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer


Minority Report (2002)

Action Thriller Science Fiction
The system is perfect until it comes after you.
Vote count 2,119 Vote avg 7/10 Watch trailer


The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Crime Drama Thriller
To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman.
Vote count 3,544 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer



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