The Top 50 Romantic Mystery Movies of All Time

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Rear Window

1954    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Romance

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North by Northwest

1959    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Chase Movie    Mystery    Romance

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Vertigo

1958    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Femme Fatale    Mindbender    Mystery

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4

Notorious

1946    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Film Noir    Mystery    Political Thriller

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5

The Big Sleep

1946    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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Rebecca

1940    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Gothic Film    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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Charade

1963    Stanley Donen    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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Out of the Past

1947    Jacques Tourneur    Not Rated

Crime    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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The Lady Vanishes

1938    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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10

Laura

1944    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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11

To Catch a Thief

1955    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Mystery    Romance    Romantic Mystery

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12

Spellbound

1945    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Drama    Film Noir    Medical Drama

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13

The Lady from Shanghai

1947    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Crime    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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14

Gilda

1946    Charles Vidor    Not Rated

Drama    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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15

Suspicion

1941    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Film Noir    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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16

Dark City

1998    Alex Proyas    Rated R

Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Dystopian Film    Mindbender

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17

Cat People

1942    Jacques Tourneur    Not Rated

Horror    Mystery    Romance

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18

Marnie

1964    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Melodrama    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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19

The Illusionist

2006    Neil Burger    Rated PG13

Costume Romance    Drama    Mystery

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20

Dark Passage

1947    Delmer Daves    Not Rated

Film Noir    Mystery    Romance

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21

Dead Again

1991    Kenneth Branagh    Rated R

Mystery    Thriller    Romantic Mystery

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22

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

1982    Carl Reiner    Rated PG

Comedy    Parody/Spoof    Romantic Mystery

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23

Zero Effect

1998    Jake Kasdan    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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24

The Big Easy

1986    Jim McBride    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

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25

Jane Eyre

2011    Cary Fukunaga    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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26

Vanilla Sky

2001    Cameron Crowe    Rated R

Mindbender    Mystery    Psychological Sci-Fi

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27

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

1970    Billy Wilder    Rated PG13

Detective Film    Mystery    Romance

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28

This Gun for Hire

1942    Frank Tuttle    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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29

Ministry of Fear

1944    Fritz Lang    Rated PG

Drama    Film Noir    Mystery

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30

Diva

1981    Jean-Jacques Beineix    Rated R

Foreign Language Film    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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31

The Presidio

1988    Peter Hyams    Rated R

Mystery    Drama    Police Detective Film

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Lady In The Lake

1947    Robert Montgomery    Not Rated

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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33

Against All Odds

1984    Taylor Hackford    Rated R

Romance    Crime    Post-Noir

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34

Wicker Park

2004    Paul McGuigan    Rated PG13

Drama    Mystery    Romance

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35

Mississippi Mermaid

1969    François Truffaut    Rated PG

Con Artist / Hustler    Drama    Femme Fatale

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Original Sin

2001    Michael Cristofer    Rated R

Costume Romance    Crime    Crime Drama

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Eyewitness

1981    Peter Yates    Rated R

Mystery    Romance    Romantic Mystery

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38

The Dark Corner

1946    Henry Hathaway    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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39

Happy Accidents

2000    Brad Anderson    Rated R

Comedy    Mystery    Romance

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40

Somewhere in the Night

1946    Joseph L. Mankiewicz    Not Rated

Crime    Film Noir    Psychological Thriller

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41

Final Analysis

1992    Phil Joanou    Rated R

Femme Fatale    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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42

I Wake Up Screaming

1941    H. Bruce Humberstone    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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43

After Death

1915    Yevgeni Bauer    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Mystery

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44

A Kiss Before Dying

1956    Gerd Oswald    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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The Dying Swan

1917    Yevgeni Bauer    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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46

Still of the Night

1982    Robert Benton    Rated PG

Detective Film    Mystery    Post-Noir

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47

The Bedroom Window

1987    Curtis Hanson    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

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48

D.O.A.

1988    Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton    Rated R

Mystery    Post-Noir    Romance

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49

The Truth About Charlie

2002    Jonathan Demme    Rated PG13

Mystery    Comedy    Comedy Thriller

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The Murder Man

1935    Tim Whelan    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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