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Here are the top ten articles for the Mystery Movies Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
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 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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?
6. 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.
7. Cary Grant in North by Northwest
In a mistaken identity nightmare, Roger O. Thornhill becomes a man pursued. Who is the mysterious Kaplan? And whose side is the beautiful Eve really on? This continuing tribute to Cary Grant, born 108 years ago, looks at one of his best loved movies, North by Northwest.
8. 'The Uninvited' (1944) Movie Review
Paramount Studios called it 'The Heart Clutching Dread of a Nameless Horror'. The Uninvited is certainly an eerie movie, and a classic haunted house mystery. Who is the spirit who will not leave Windward House?
9. 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.
10. Fallen (1998) Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland
Fallen is the kind of movie that those who absolutely do not believe in the supernatural, think, “Well maybe.”
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