Best Mystery Movies of 1932


Thirteen Women

6.3/10 IMDB

Thirteen women who were schoolmates ask a swami to cast their horoscopes. The news they receive are not good for any of them.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Ricardo Cortez, Jill Esmond, Myrna Loy, Mary Duncan, Kay Johnson, Florence Eldridge, C. Henry Gordon, Peg Entwistle, Harriet Hagman ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1932-09-16

Doctor X

6.4/10 IMDB

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, John Wray, Harry Beresford, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Leila Bennett, Robert Warwick, George Rosener ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1932-08-03
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : Number Seventeen

Number Seventeen

5.8/10 IMDB

A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.

Starring: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart, Donald Calthrop, Barry Jones, Ann Casson, Henry Caine, Garry Marsh, Herbert Langley ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1932-07-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : Arsene Lupin

Arsene Lupin

6.9/10 IMDB

A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great Guerchard, think they know Arsene Lupin's identity, and they have a secret weapon to catch him.

Starring: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, John Miljan, Tully Marshall, Henry Armetta, George Davis, James T. Mack, Mary Jane Irving, Mischa Auer ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1932-03-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : Ladies of the Jury

Ladies of the Jury

6.4/10 IMDB

Society matron Mrs. Livingston Baldwin Crane is selected as a juror in the trial of former chorus girl Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich older husband. In court and during deliberations, Mrs. Crane proves to be a disruptive and unorthodox juror.

Starring: Edna May Oliver, Jill Esmond, Helene Millard, Robert McWade, Ken Murray, Roscoe Ates, Kitty Kelly, Cora Witherspoon, Charles Dow Clark, Kate Price ..
Directed by: Lowell Sherman
Release date: 1932-02-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : The Night Club Lady

The Night Club Lady

6.8/10 IMDB

A police commissioner investigates the murder of a nightclub owner who was under police protection.

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Mayo Methot, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Ruthelma Stevens, Blanche Friderici, Nat Pendleton, Albert Conti, Greta Granstedt ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1932-08-27

Mystery Ranch

7.1/10 IMDB

Megalomaniacal rancher is a law unto himself, until a Ranger is called-upon to bring him to justice.

Starring: George O’Brien, Cecilia Parker, Charles Middleton, Charles Stevens, Forrester Harvey, Noble Johnson ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1932-06-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : Charlie Chan's Chance

Charlie Chan's Chance

6.2/10 IMDB

Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.

Starring: Warner Oland, Alexander Kirkland, H.B. Warner, Marian Nixon, Marian Nixon, James Kirkwood ..
Directed by: John G. Blystone
Release date: 1932-01-24
Best Mystery Movies of 1932 : The Penguin Pool Murder

The Penguin Pool Murder

7.0/10 IMDB

New York schoolmarm Hildegarde Withers assists a detective when a body of unscrupulous stockbroker Gerald Parker suddenly appears in the penguin tank at the aquarium.

Starring: Edna May Oliver, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason, Mae Clarke, Donald Cook, Edgar Kennedy, Clarence Wilson, James Donlan, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Sidney Miller ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1932-12-09

Miss Pinkerton

6.1/10 IMDB

Scion of the once-rich Mitchell family, Herbert Wynn is found shot to death. Nurse Adams, bored by hospital routine, is recruited by the police to ferret out clues as she tends to Wynn's elderly aunt Julia. Jokingly given the 'rank' of Miss Pinkerson, after the famous detective agency, Adams probes into the mystery, but not before a second death.

Starring: Joan Blondell, George Brent, Ruth Hall, John Wray, Elizabeth Patterson, C. Henry Gordon, Holmes Herbert, Mary Doran, Blanche Friderici, Mae Madison ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1932-05-27

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