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1. The Mysteries of Laura
Detective Laura Diamond combines single motherhood with her work as a homicide cop, and it doesn’t help that her almost ex-husband is now her boss. Debra Messing stars in a police procedural series that brings comedy and mystery together, accompanied by murder.
2. The Haunting of Julia
Grieving mother Julia Lofting leaves her husband and buys an old house in London’s Kensington. Is she really not alone in the house? There is an old mystery to solve as well as present day horror. Mia Farrow and Keir Dullea star in this 1977 movie based on Peter Straub’s novel.
3. The Blue Gardenia
Norah spends an evening with a man she barely knows. Next day she learns her date has been found murdered. Is Norah guilty? If only she could remember. Anne Baxter stars in a noir crime mystery from 1953.
4. Hide and Seek Movie Review
In this horror mystery thriller of 2005, a traumatized young girl is taken by her father to live quietly in the country. She soon finds a new friend, Charlie - but does he really live only in her imagination?
5. 'Detective Dee' (2010) Movie Review
Do you like your mystery movies to come complete with action, excitement and something supernatural? 'Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame' has all these things and more. Andy Lau stars as the Tang Dynasty detective.
6. The Cat and the Canary
Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard are in their element in this 1939 comedy mystery, set in a dark, spooky New Orleans mansion. Wally Campbell (Hope) joins a group of highly eccentric relatives to hear the reading of a will. Who will be the beneficiary? And by the way, insanity runs in the family.
7. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
In the 1920s Miss Phryne Fisher returns home to Melbourne, where she is soon caught up in mystery, murder and mayhem. Essie Davis and Nathan Page star in this popular crime drama mystery TV series from Australia.
8. The Woman in the Window
What could make two people who have only just met conspire to dump a corpse and cover up a murder? Director Fritz Lang’s classic noir mystery thriller of 1944 plunges a beautiful young woman and a mild-mannered professor into a nightmare world of shadows, suspicion and fear.
9. Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Few actor-character combinations have become so firmly fixed in our minds as that of Raymond Burr and Perry Mason. Burr played the ace attorney in a long running series and later in television movies. Isn’t it true that Perry Mason never lost a case?
10. Joan Hickson as Miss Marple
After her years of observing village life in St Mary Mead, Jane Marple knows human nature, including its dark side. Of all the actresses to have portrayed Agatha Christie’s much loved crime solving spinster, Joan Hickson is perhaps the quintessential Miss Marple.
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