Best Mystery Movies of 1964
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
A Shot in the Dark
Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate.
Marnie is a thief, a liar, and a cheat. When her new boss, Mark Rutland, catches on to her routine kleptomania, she finds herself being blackmailed.
Murder Most Foul
A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation.
During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the Miss Marple series starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
The Chalk Garden
A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the job, Laurel vows to expose her. Meanwhile, Laurel's married-divorced-married mother tries to get her back.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao
An old Chinese man rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao's mysterious circus of mythical beasts.
Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue.
Lady in a Cage
A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Children of the Damned
Six children are found spread through out the world that not only have enormous intelligence, but identical intelligence and have a strange bond to each other.
Carol for Another Christmas
Daniel Grudge, a wealthy industrialist and fierce isolationist long embittered by the loss of his son in World War II, is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve who lead him to reconsider his attitude toward his fellow man.
Face of a Stranger
A man released from prison falls in love with the blind wife of a cellmate, whom he promised, when inside, to visit. He poses as the real husband, planning to kill him, but finds the wife is not so innocent as he thought.
A fastidious insurance assessor investigates a potential case of insurance fraud.
A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Do You Know This Voice?
When a ransom bid results in the death of a child, the police have only one lead – the old lady who witnessed the kidnapper using a public phone box. Though her recollection is vague, she volunteers to act as bait for the killer – telling the press that she had seen the kidnapper's face and she waits for him to attack.
An industrialist's wife tries to remember the shocking sight that made her blind.
The Glass Cage
Two detectives investigate the murder of a local businessman by a mysterious woman.
An American woman in Italy falls in love with a man, unaware that he has an insane wife hidden in the attic.
The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre
Terrified of being buried alive, a woman installs a phone in her crypt. A few days after her death, the phone suddenly rings and paranormal investigator Nelson Orion is brought in to probe the case.
A rich woman who uses meditation to deal with pain is visited by her niece who returns from Paris. The woman can be a handful and one of her employees suggests to her husband that he kill her freeing them both. When an affair starts between the husband and the niece murder becomes a real possibility. However some people won't stay dead.
The Black Torment
A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumours that he had already secretly returned and had committed several murders. Has he lost his mind, or is something dark afoot ?
The Eyes of Annie Jones
Murder unfolds around a young girl who sleepwalks and talks while she does so.
The Golden Head
Stevenson, the famous English criminal expert visits Hungary with his family. While he is chairing a conference on criminology, infamous art treasure robbers steal the golden herm of Saint László. Suspicion is cast on the Stevenson children.
An evil hyponotist/ventriloquist plots to gain an heiress' millions.
The Hanged Man
A gunman whose best friend has been murdered enacts a plan to blackmail the corrupt labor union leader responsible but finds he isn't the only one after his money.
A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject. Before he is frozen, his wife is killed, and he is suspected of her murder. a murder suspect.
A racketeer, deported back from America, faces murder charge and hatches jury rigging plot with accomplice. Cross and double-cross follow.
Young English girl Nikky and her aunt arrive at the Moon-Spinners, a hotel on Crete, to a less than enthusiastic welcome. The coolness of the owner is only out-done by the surliness of her brother Stratos, recently back from London. But then there is nice English lad Mark to make friends with, at least until Stratos and his pal take a shot at him one night. When Nikky helps him hide she finds the Greeks are after her too.
The Twilight Zone: The Masks
Wealthy Jason Foster is dying and he invites his greedy heirs to a Mardi Gras party where they must wear the masks he specially had made for them or else be cut off from their inheritance.