What is a better genre than mystery? Everything is captivating, enchanting as well as very serious and gripping about any mysterious movie. Mysterious movies have their own sweet way of handling a number of audiences and keeping them on the edge of their seats every time they watch these movies. Thus, from the storyline to their screenplay, from the star cast to the direction, from the spooky places to the background music – these movies have everything to entertain all the audience at their best.
Thankfully, the film industry has fetched us a number of amazing movies that have a mysterious plot. These movies are so gripping that once you start watching them, you would not even want to move an inch away from your seat. They have amazing plots, amazing storyline, amazing locations, background music as well as a worthy star cast. These mysterious movies are the most loved movies in the genres and you can certainly never get bored of them.
Following are considered as the top ten mysterious movies of all the time that you must plan watching soon:
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10The Thin Man:
The Thin Man was released in the year 1934 and the same happens to be the tenth most mysterious movie of all the time. This movie is nothing but an adaptation of the novel of the same name. In fact, the movie depiction of the novel did a total justice to the story quoted by the author. The author of this novel is Dashiell Hammett. Though this movie entertains a little bit of comedy on some instances, but at the same time it is gripping as well.
The movie revolves around the life of Nick and Nora Charles that has been played by William Powell and Myrna Loy. This movie has received a huge recognition and gained a huge popularity among all the movie lovers and is a must watch for sure.
9The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was released in the year 2009 and it happens to be the ninth best mysterious movie of all the time that anybody would want to watch and know about. In fact, this movie is considered to be a modern day masterpiece. It is based on the work of Stieg Larson and has gain a huge popularity among the masses.
The movie is based on the plot of a girl who has disappeared from her house some 40 years ago and now both the journalist as well as hacker join hands to further investigate about her disappearance and find similar facts about the same. This movie has impressed anyone and everyone who has watched it. Even the critics could not help but rave about the same. Naomi Rapace is the leading lady of the film.
Lone Star was released in the year 1996 and this movie happens to be the eighth best mysterious movie of all the time that entertains all the tendencies to keep you engaged in its amazing storyline. This movie has been overlooked a number of times, however this fact doesn’t stop it from being one of the most amazing mysteries of all the time. It stars Chris Cooper in the lead. The movie has been amazingly created and every scene of it surely gives you chills.
There is a murder case, buried skeleton, loads of investigation and what not? There are conflicts, dilemma, challenges and much more that will keep you both, engaged as well as entertained. This movie is a must watch for sure. This crime thriller is insightful indeed.
7And Then There Were None:
Agatha Christie has always been a hero of mysterious writings and many of her hand-written novels have proved the same. Time and again, this lady has come up with some of the most gripping and unpredictable stories. The movie, And then there were none, is based on the novel by the same name. This movie was released in the year 1945 and the same happens to be the seventh most mysterious movie of all the time.
There is a lawyer, house-keeper, guests and a lot of people who find themselves stuck in an island and are later found dead one after the other. What follows next is a big mystery that anyone would want to know about. If you are a fan of good climaxes, you must not miss this movie at all.
The movie Chinatown was released in the year 1974 and this movie happens to be the sixth most mysterious movie of all the time that all the movie lovers would ever want to watch. The movie has been directed by a famous director, Roman Polanski who has did every piece of justice in directing as well as designing this movie. There are a number of mysteries that center this movie and they are truly baffling.
The movie follows a plot where a woman assigns a private detective for she wants to surveil her own husband. The husband is found dead in a reservoir. However, the catch of the movie is something that you must never want to miss. This movie is a must watch for sure.
Double Indemnity is a classic mysterious movie for any movie-lover. This movie was released in the year 1944 and right now it happens to be the fifth best mysterious movie of all the time. The movie is based on the novel of the same name that has been written by James Cain. Interestingly, this movie follows a real-life murder plot that was hatched by a woman in the year 1927.
The movie is all about suspense, thrill as well as loads of lust. This movie has been directed by Billy Wilder and the same is considered to be a pure classic. This movie is about seduction, murder, double-standards, needs, lust, greed, money and every sin that one would never want to perform. The movie has been a huge success and has even won seven Academy Award nominations.
Zodiac was released in the year 2007 and the same baffled the entire world by its wonderful creation and narration. Today, this movie is considered to be the fourth best mysterious movie of all the time and has a great fan-following. This movie follows a plot of late sixties where a serial killer is seen roaming loose on the streets. He kills people and each of his killings follow an encrypted letter in the local newspapers.
The entire plot of the movie is so gripping that it would give you chills. This movie has been directed by David Fincher who is considered to be one of the best directors in the present times. Here, not the police but two journalists take up the responsibility to solve this laid down mystery. The movie star Jake Gylenhall, Mark Ruffallo and Robert Downey Jr. in the lead.
This movie was released in the year 1995 and the same happens to be the third most mysterious movie of all the time that anyone would want to watch. Each and every element of Se7en is likely to indulge you to the very core. The movie involves a plot of seven different sins that are described as sins themselves in the holy Bible.
The entire movie is about brutal killings, greed, envy, lust and all the remaining sins. This movie has been directed by one of the most seasoned directors of Hollywood, David Fincher. This movie is a mixture of some of the most disturbing and bizarre events that could ever happen to a person.
Memento was released in the year 2000 and the same happens to be the second best mysterious movie of all the time. In fact, this movie is touted as the most mysterious movie by a number of people. The movie is highly-gripping, time bending as well as brilliantly conceived masterpiece. The plot, the screenplay as well as star cast form the very backbone of the movie.
The lead in the movie is played by Guy Pearce who is an insurance investigator who is further figuring out to track down the man who had sexually assaulted and murder his loving wife. The only catch in the movie is that the lead is suffering from autograde amnesia which is an untreatable condition.
This classic was released in the year 1945 and today it happens to be the best mysterious movie of all the time that any person who loves this genre would want to watch. Everything about this movie is very gripping and spot on. In fact, some of the scenes of this movie will surely put you in chills as soon as you begin to watch it.
This movie is based on the short story of Cornell Woolrich and is later directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This movie has received a number of recognitions and popularity from around the world and is an undisputed masterpiece for sure.
Grab you popcorns for it’s the time to glue yourself to the television.
- Rear Window
- Double Indemnity
- And then there were none
- Lone Star
- The girl with the dragon tattoo
- The thin man