Best Mystery Movies of 1933


From Headquarters

6.5/10 IMDB

When a Broadway playboy is found dead, it's up to detective Jim Stevens to pick the murderer out of several likely candidates.

Starring: George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette, Edward Ellis, Robert Barrat, Theodore Newton, Murray Kinnell, Hobart Cavanaugh, Hugh Herbert, Henry O'Neill ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1933-11-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : Murder on the Campus

Murder on the Campus

5.7/10 IMDB

A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.

Starring: Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ruth Hall, Dewey Robinson, Maurice Black, Edward Van Sloan, Jane Keckley, Richard Catlett ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1933-12-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : Blind Adventure

Blind Adventure

6.1/10 IMDB

Richard Bruce, an American in fog bound London stumbles into the midst of international intrigue, with Rose Thorne, an innocent dupe. Together they try to unravel the mystery, enlisting the aid of a cat burglar named Holmes, who they bump into along the way.

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Ralph Bellamy, Roland Young, John Miljan, Laura Hope Crews, Henry Stephenson, Beryl Mercer, Tyrell Davis, Frederick Sullivan ..
Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1933-08-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : The Crime of the Century

The Crime of the Century

6.8/10 IMDB

A doctor who is also a “mentalist” confesses to a murder. The only problem is that the murder he’s confessed to hasn’t happened yet – although dead bodies are now starting to turn up all over the place. A reporter sets out to solve the “mystery”.

Starring: Jean Hersholt, Wynne Gibson, Stuart Erwin, Frances Dee, Gordon Westcott, Robert Elliott, David Landau, William Janney, Bodil Rosing, Torben Meyer ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1933-02-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : The World Gone Mad

The World Gone Mad

4.7/10 IMDB

A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

Starring: Pat O’Brien, Neil Hamilton, Mary Brian, Evelyn Brent, John St. Polis, J. Carrol Naish, Louis Calhern, Richard Tucker, Wallis Clark, Geneva Mitchell ..
Directed by: Christy Cabanne
Release date: 1933-04-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : The Intruder

The Intruder

5.1/10 IMDB

A murder is committed aboard a cruise ship just before it sinks in a storm. The survivors, including the killer, land on a mysterious jungle island.

Starring: Monte Blue, Mischa Auer, Lila Lee, William B. Davidson, Gwen Lee, Arthur Housman, Sidney Bracey, Harry Cording, Wilfred Lucas, Lynton Brent ..
Directed by: Albert Ray
Release date: 1933-03-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : Supernatural


0.0/10 IMDB

After her brother's death, Roma Courtney becomes the heiress to his fortune. When fake psychic Paul Bavian claims to have a message from Roma's dead brother, he coaxes Roma into participating in a séance. Although Roma's fiancé, Grant, first believes the séance is nothing more than a scam, he eventually realizes that the vengeful spirit of an executed murderer has possessed Roma's body.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Alan Dinehart, Vivienne Osborne, Randolph Scott, H.B. Warner, Beryl Mercer, William Farnum, Willard Robertson, George Burr Macannan, Lyman Williams ..
Directed by: Victor Halperin
Release date: 1933-04-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : Secret of the Blue Room

Secret of the Blue Room

0.0/10 IMDB

According to a legend, the mansion's "blue room" is cursed -- everyone who has ever spent the night in that room has met with an untimely end. The three suitors of the heroine wager that each can survive a night in the forbidding blue room.

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Gloria Stuart, Paul Lukas, Edward Arnold, Onslow Stevens, William Janney, Elizabeth Patterson, Robert Barrat, Muriel Kirkland, Russell Hopton ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1933-07-20

The Shadow

0.0/10 IMDB

A group of people in an old dark house are terrorized by a mysterious hooded figure dressed in black who proceeds to kill them off one by one.

Starring: Henry Kendall, Elizabeth Allan, Felix Aylmer, Jeanne Stuart, Cyril Raymond ..
Directed by: George A. Cooper
Release date: 1933-03-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1933 : Girl Missing

Girl Missing

6.7/10 IMDB

Golddiggers Kay and June are left stranded in Palm Beach after their latest catch skips without paying the girls' hotel bill. They're also steamed because their rival Daisy has just nailed a handsome heir to a fortune. When Daisy vanishes on her wedding night her husband offers a $25,000 reward. Anxious to land that bankroll, Kay and June turn detective to find Daisy and also to solve a murder that happened at the scene of her disappearance.

Starring: Glenda Farrell, Ben Lyon, Mary Brian, Lyle Talbot, Guy Kibbee, Harold Huber, Edward Ellis, Peggy Shannon, Helen Ware, Ferdinand Gottschalk ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1933-03-04

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