Best Mystery Movies of 1953



6.5/10 IMDB

A supermodel gets murdered. While investigating the case the story of a waitress turned glamor girl is revealed.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Jean Peters, Elliott Reid, Richard Boone, Max Showalter, Alexander D'Arcy, Carl Betz, Aaron Spelling, Frank Gerstle, John Dehner ..
Directed by: Harry Horner
Release date: 1953-10-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Remains to Be Seen

Remains to Be Seen

6.2/10 IMDB

A singer and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.

Starring: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Louis Calhern, Angela Lansbury, John Beal, Dorothy Dandridge, Barry Kelley, Sammy White, Kathryn Card, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: Don Weis
Release date: 1953-05-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Girl on the Run

Girl on the Run

5.3/10 IMDB

A hootchy-kootchy whodunit set at a small seedy carnival where a reporter tries to discover who killed his boss while his girlfriend inexplicably joins the burlesque show!

Starring: Richard Coogan, Rosemary Pettit, Frank Albertson, Harry Bannister, Edith King, Charles Bolender, George Marshall, Renee De Milo, Joseph Sullivan, Mike O'Dowd ..
Directed by: Arthur J. Beckhard, Joseph Lee
Release date: 1953-12-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Murder at 3am

Murder at 3am

5.2/10 IMDB

A police detective suspects that his sister's boyfriend is a murderer.

Starring: Dennis Price, Peggy Evans, Philip Saville, Greta Mayaro, Rex Garner, Leonard Sharp, Renee Goddard, Nora Gordon ..
Directed by: Francis Searle
Release date: 1953-07-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Nostradamus and the Queen

Nostradamus and the Queen

5.3/10 IMDB

An elderly Catherine de Medici reflects back on how the prophecies of Nostradamus accurately predicted the fates of her husband, her three sons and herself.

Starring: Carey Wilson, Grandon Rhodes, Maria Palmer, Mitchell Lewis, Forrest Taylor ..
Release date: 1953-09-29
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Violated


0.0/10 IMDB

A Psycho stalks the streets of Greenwich Village, killing and cutting off their hair!

Starring: Wim Holland, Lili Dawn, Mitchell Kowall, Vicki Carlson, William Martel, Jason Niles, Michael Keane, Fred Lambert, William Mishkin, Charles McClelland ..
Directed by: Walter Strate
Release date: 1953-12-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : The Large Rope

The Large Rope

6.1/10 IMDB

After being framed for a murder he didn't commit, Tom Penney (Donald Houston) serves his time and returns to his rural English home to establish a quiet life. When another victim is found, however, Tom is blamed for the crime and flees rather than returnng to prison. Hoping to find the real killer -- or killers -- Tom investigates while keeping a low profile to elude his pursuers, and a vital clue leads him on the path to possible redemption.

Starring: Donald Houston, Susan Shaw, Robert Brown, Vanda Godsell, Peter Byrne, Richard Warner, Christine Finn, Thomas Heathcote, Margaret Anderson, Katie Johnson ..
Directed by: Wolf Rilla
Release date: 1953-12-01

Man in the Attic

6.2/10 IMDB

London, 1888: on the night of the third Jack the Ripper killing, soft-spoken Mr. Slade, a research pathologist, takes lodgings with the Harleys, including a gloomy attic room for "experiments." Mrs. Harley finds Slade odd and increasingly suspects the worst; her niece Lily (star of a decidedly Parisian stage revue) finds him interesting and increasingly attractive. Is Lily in danger, or are her mother's suspicions merely a red herring?

Starring: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer, Frances Bavier, Rhys Williams, Sean McClory, Leslie Bradley, Tita Phillips, Lester Matthews, Harry Cording ..
Directed by: Hugo Fregonese
Release date: 1953-12-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : Stolen Identity

Stolen Identity

0.0/10 IMDB

A jealous musician kills his wife and frames a cab driver.

Starring: Donald Buka, Joan Camden, Francis Lederer, Adrienne Gessner, Inge Konradi, Gisela Wilke, Hermann Erhardt, Egon von Jordan, Manfred Inger ..
Directed by: Gunther von Fritsch
Release date: 1953-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1953 : I, the Jury

I, the Jury

6.1/10 IMDB

Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer in his first film adventure. Originally screened in 3D.

Starring: Biff Elliot, Preston Foster, Peggie Castle, Margaret Sheridan, Alan Reed, Mary Anderson, Tom Powers, Frances Osborne, Bob Cunningham, Tani Guthrie ..
Directed by: Harry Essex
Release date: 1953-08-14

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