Best Mystery Movies of 1927


The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

7.3/10 IMDB

London. A mysterious serial killer brutally murders young blond women by stalking them in the night fog. One foggy, sinister night, a young man who claims his name is Jonathan Drew arrives at the guest house run by the Bunting family and rents a room.

Starring: Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, Malcolm Keen, Reginald Gardiner, Eve Gray, Alfred Hitchcock, Alma Reville ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-02-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1927 : The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary

7.1/10 IMDB

Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death. On the appointed day his expectant heirs arrive at his brooding mansion. The will is read and it turns out that Annabelle West, the only heir with his name left, inherits, if she is deemed sane. If she isn't, the money and some diamonds go to someone else, whose name is in a sealed envelope. Before he can reveal the identity of her successor to Annabelle, Mr. Crosby, the lawyer, disappears. The first in a series of mysterious events, some of which point to Annabelle in fact being unstable.

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Tully Marshall, Forrest Stanley, Gertrude Astor, Flora Finch, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Lucien Littlefield ..
Directed by: Paul Leni
Release date: 1927-09-09
Best Mystery Movies of 1927 : What's Going on in Beely Circus?

What's Going on in Beely Circus?

6.0/10 IMDB

Harry Piel plays Harry Peel who receives an urgent telephone call from a friend who has returned from South America recently. The call is being made from the circus "Beely" and our hero arrives there too late to prevent the murder of his friend. Now Harry must find his friend's killer and go on a strange mission involving a hidden document.

Starring: Harry Piel, Charly Berger, Eugen Burg, Fritz Greiner, Erich Kaiser-Titz, Ilona Karolewna, Max Ralph-Ostermann, Hanni Weisse ..
Directed by: Harry Piel
Release date: 1927-01-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1927 : The Wizard

The Wizard

7.1/10 IMDB

A mad doctor sews human head onto gorilla's body.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Leila Hyams, Gustav von Seyffertitz, E.H. Calvert, Barry Norton, Oscar Smith, Perlie Marshall, Norman Trevor, George Kotsonaros, Maude Turner Gordon ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson
Release date: 1927-11-27
Best Mystery Movies of 1927 : The Chinese Parrot

The Chinese Parrot

6.5/10 IMDB

The plot is motivated by a pearl necklace, which has caused the death and/or ruination of all its owners. The second screen appearance of detective Charlie Chan

Starring: Marian Nixon, Hobart Bosworth, Anna May Wong, Sôjin Kamiyama, Slim Summerville, Florence Turner, Edmund Burns, Albert Conti, Fred Esmelton, Edgar Kennedy ..
Directed by: Paul Leni
Release date: 1927-10-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1927 : The Thirteenth Hour

The Thirteenth Hour

5.1/10 IMDB

A detective goes in search for the villain responsible for several burglaries and a murder.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsden, Charles Delaney, Fred Kelsey, Polly Moran, Napoleon the Dog, Lucy Beaumont, Sôjin Kamiyama, Napoleon the Dog ..
Directed by: Chester M. Franklin
Release date: 1927-10-17

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