Best Mystery Movies of 1937

1.

Sabotage

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Karl Anton Verloc and his wife own a small cinema in a quiet London suburb where they live seemingly happily. But Mrs. Verloc does not know that her husband has a secret that will affect their relationship and threaten her teenage brother's life.

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder, Joyce Barbour, Matthew Boulton, S. J. Warmington, William Dewhurst, Clare Greet, Aubrey Mather ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1937-01-08
2.

Lost Horizon

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard, Thomas Mitchell, Margo, Isabel Jewell, H.B. Warner, Sam Jaffe, John Burton ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1937-03-03
3.

Night Must Fall

4.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy widow Mrs. Bramson notices that her maid is distracted, and when she learns the girl's fiancé is the reason summons him in. When Danny arrives, he ingratiates himself with Mrs. Bramson, playing on her sympathies to earn himself a job as her assistant. Mrs. Bramson's niece Olivia takes a liking to Danny, however comes to believe that he may have been involved in the disappearance of a local woman.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, May Whitty, Alan Marshal, Merle Tottenham, Kathleen Harrison, Matthew Boulton, Beryl Mercer, E. E. Clive, Eily Malyon ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1937-04-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Charlie Chan on Broadway
4.

Charlie Chan on Broadway

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to insure her silence.

Starring: Keye Luke, Joan Marsh, J. Edward Bromberg, Douglas Fowley, Harold Huber, Donald Woods, Louise Henry, Joan Woodbury, Leon Ames, Marc Lawrence ..
Directed by: Eugene Forde
Release date: 1937-09-22
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Charlie Chan at the Olympics
5.

Charlie Chan at the Olympics

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Get ready for a Gold Medal murder mystery! This "tense, thrilling mystery" ('California Congress of Parents and Teachers') pits Charlie Chan against international spies who are using the Berlin Olympic games as the perfect cover...for cold-blooded murder!

Starring: Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille, Pauline Moore, Allan Lane, Keye Luke, C. Henry Gordon, John Eldredge, Layne Tom Jr., Jonathan Hale, Morgan Wallace ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1937-05-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo
6.

Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Although Charlie and Lee are in Monaco for an art exhibit, they become caught up in a feud between rival financiers which involves the Chan's in a web of blackmail and murder.

Starring: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Virginia Field, Sidney Blackmer, Harold Huber, Kay Linaker, Robert Kent, Edward Raquello, George Lynn, Louis Mercier ..
Directed by: Eugene Forde
Release date: 1937-12-17
7.

They Won't Forget

3.4
7.2/10 IMDB

A southern town is rocked by scandal when teenager Mary Clay is murdered on Confederate Decoration Day. Andrew Griffin, a small-time lawyer with political ambitions, sees the crime as his ticket to the Senate if he can find the right victim to finger for the crime. He sets out to convict Robert Hale, a transplanted northerner who was Mary's teacher at the business school where she was killed. Despite the fact that all the evidence against Hale is circumstantial, Griffin works with a ruthless reporter to create a media frenzy of prejudice and hate against the teacher.

Starring: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger, Allyn Joslyn, Lana Turner, Linda Perry, Elisha Cook Jr., Cy Kendall, Clinton Rosemond ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1937-07-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Murder in Greenwich Village
8.

Murder in Greenwich Village

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A society girl is suspected of murdering an artist whose brother is a notorious racketeer. In her pursuit of an alibi, she inadvertently implicates a struggling advertisement photographer. Now they must keep up the appearance of being engaged as a bumbling detective snoops around, and their initial distaste for each other blossoms into romance.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Raymond Walburn, Wyn Cahoon, Scott Kolk, Thurston Hall, Marc Lawrence, Gene Morgan, Mary Russell, George McKay ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1937-11-03
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Smart Blonde
9.

Smart Blonde

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Ambitious reporter Torchy Blane guides her policeman boyfriend to correctly pinpoint who shot the man she was interviewing.

Starring: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Addison Richards, Wini Shaw, Charlotte Winters, Robert Paige, Tom Kennedy, Jane Wyman, Max Wagner, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1937-01-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1937 : Bulldog Drummond Comes Back
10.

Bulldog Drummond Comes Back

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Drummond's girlfriend is kidnapped by his enemies and he along with his friend Nielsen, an inspector from Scotland Yard, follow the trail and try to rescue her from the kidnappers.

Starring: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny, E. E. Clive, J. Carrol Naish, Helen Freeman, Zeffie Tilbury, John Sutton, Rita Page ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1937-09-24

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