The Best Whodunit Movies of the 1980s

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Clue

1985    Jonathan Lynn    Rated PG

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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The Name of the Rose

1986    Jean-Jacques Annaud    Rated R

Detective Film    Gothic Film    Mystery

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Deathtrap

1982    Sidney Lumet    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Black Comedy    Comedy

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April Fool's Day

1986    Fred Walton    Rated R

Horror    Mystery    Slasher Film

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Without a Clue

1988    Thom Eberhardt    Rated PG

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Fletch Lives

1989    Michael Ritchie    Rated PG

Comedy    Mystery    Action

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Evil Under the Sun

1982    Guy Hamilton    Rated PG

Detective Film    Ensemble Film    Mystery

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The Mirror Crack'd

1980    Guy Hamilton    Rated PG

Detective Film    Ensemble Film    Mystery

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Sunset

1988    Blake Edwards    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy Western    Mystery

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Night School

1981    Ken Hughes    Rated R

Horror    Slasher Film    Whodunit

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Compromising Positions

1985    Frank Perry    Rated R

Comedy    Mystery    Comedy Thriller

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Appointment with Death

1988    Michael Winner    Rated PG

Crime    Mystery    Whodunit

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A Murder Is Announced

1985    David Giles    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Drama

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The Moving Finger

1985    Roy Boulting    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Detective Film

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Phobia

1980    John Huston    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Psychological Thriller

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Thirteen at Dinner

1985    Lou Antonio    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Mystery

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The Sign of Four

1983    Desmond Davis    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Made-for-Television

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The Body in the Library

1984    Silvio Narizzano    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Drama

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Murder in Three Acts

1986    Gary Nelson    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Drama

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The Seven Dials Mystery

1981    Tony Wharmby    Not Rated

Made-for-Television    Mystery    Whodunit

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