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Inception (Movie, 2010)

Netflix

A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of the dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,656,501 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Seven (Movie, 1995)

Netflix

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

IMDb: 8.6 (1,155,421 votes)
Metascore: 65

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Andrew Kevin Walker, Daniel Zacapa, Brad Pitt

Directed by: David Fincher

The Prestige (Movie, 2006)

Netflix

Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

IMDb: 8.5 (958,052 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Psycho (Movie, 1960)

Netflix

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

IMDb: 8.5 (475,165 votes)
Metascore: 97

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window (Movie, 1954)

Amazon

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

IMDb: 8.5 (355,013 votes)

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Drishyam (Movie, 2015)

Netflix

Drishyam

Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

IMDb: 8.4 (43,281 votes)

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor

Directed by: Nishikant Kamat

Kahaani (Movie, 2012)

Netflix

Kahaani

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

IMDb: 8.2 (45,763 votes)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh

Shutter Island (Movie, 2010)

Amazon

A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

IMDb: 8.1 (897,252 votes)
Metascore: 63

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Prisoners (Movie, 2013)

Netflix

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

IMDb: 8.1 (459,766 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Infernal Affairs (Movie, 2002)

Stan

A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.

IMDb: 8.1 (101,711 votes)
Metascore: 75

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Andy Lau, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Eric Tsang

Directed by: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (Movie, 2016)

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The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)

A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

IMDb: 8.1 (49,057 votes)
Metascore: 84

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Starring: Min-hee Kim, Tae-ri Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Contratiempo (Movie, 2016)

Netflix

Contratiempo

A young businessman faces a lawyer trying to prove his innocence by the assassination of his lover.

IMDb: 8.1 (39,992 votes)

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, José Coronado, Bárbara Lennie

Directed by: Oriol Paulo

Twelve Monkeys (Movie, 1995)

Amazon

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

IMDb: 8.0 (505,252 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Jon Seda, Michael Chance

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Arrival (Movie, 2016)

Arrival

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

IMDb: 8.0 (414,802 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Mystic River (Movie, 2003)

Mystic River

With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy.

IMDb: 8.0 (364,508 votes)
Metascore: 84

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

In the Heat of the Night (Movie, 1967)

An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.

IMDb: 8.0 (55,186 votes)
Metascore: 75

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Atonement (Movie, 2007)

Amazon

Atonement

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

IMDb: 7.8 (209,802 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Starring: James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Juno Temple, Benedict Cumberbatch

Directed by: Joe Wright

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Movie, 2009)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.

IMDb: 7.8 (186,623 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Sven-Bertil Taube

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Blue Velvet (Movie, 1986)

Blue Velvet

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.

IMDb: 7.8 (149,108 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Directed by: David Lynch

Mississippi Burning (Movie, 1988)

Mississippi Burning

Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

IMDb: 7.8 (71,320 votes)
Metascore: 65

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Directed by: Alan Parker

Minority Report (Movie, 2002)

Amazon

Minority Report

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

IMDb: 7.7 (435,431 votes)
Metascore: 80

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Steve Harris, Neal McDonough

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Gone Baby Gone (Movie, 2007)

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Gone Baby Gone

Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.

IMDb: 7.7 (215,816 votes)
Metascore: 72

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Watchmen (Movie, 2009)

Netflix

Watchmen

In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

IMDb: 7.6 (422,785 votes)
Metascore: 56

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley

Directed by: Zack Snyder

The Illusionist (Movie, 2006)

The Illusionist

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

IMDb: 7.6 (319,458 votes)
Metascore: 68

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Starring: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell

Directed by: Neil Burger

Inside Man (Movie, 2006)

Netflix

Inside Man

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

IMDb: 7.6 (293,880 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Directed by: Spike Lee

Lost Highway (Movie, 1997)

Lost Highway

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

IMDb: 7.6 (108,876 votes)
Metascore: 52

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Directed by: David Lynch

Source Code (Movie, 2011)

Netflix

Source Code

A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.

IMDb: 7.5 (420,084 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright

Directed by: Duncan Jones

The Devil's Advocate (Movie, 1997)

Netflix

The Devil's Advocate

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

IMDb: 7.5 (282,286 votes)
Metascore: 60

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

The Constant Gardener (Movie, 2005)

Amazon

The Constant Gardener

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

IMDb: 7.5 (118,435 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

Doubt (Movie, 2008)

Netflix

Doubt

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

IMDb: 7.5 (106,326 votes)
Metascore: 68

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Starring: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

Directed by: John Patrick Shanley