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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. Masterpiece Mystery The Lady Vanishes
Travelling by train in the Balkans in the 1930s, young Iris Carr is befriended by fellow Englishwoman Miss Froy. When Miss Froy vanishes Iris is determined to find her. This television drama of 2013 stays true to the novel on which it is based.
2. 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.
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. My Mother's Secret TV Movie Review
In this television mystery movie of 2012, Lori is expecting her first child when she learns that she was adopted. In her search for her birth family, Lori finds danger, and the solution to an old mystery.
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. 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.”
8. 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?
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. 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.
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