Best Mystery Movies of 1967


In the Heat of the Night

7.9/10 IMDB

African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie, the racist police chief of tiny Sparta, Mississippi. After Tibbs proves not only his own innocence but that of another man, he joins forces with Gillespie to track down the real killer. Their investigation takes them through every social level of the town, with Tibbs making enemies as well as unlikely friends as he hunts for the truth.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1967-08-02

Quatermass and the Pit

7.0/10 IMDB

An ancient Martian spaceship is unearthed in London, and proves to have powerful psychic effects on the people around.

Starring: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover, Duncan Lamont, Bryan Marshall, Peter Copley, Edwin Richfield, Grant Taylor, Maurice Good ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1967-11-09

The Night of the Generals

7.2/10 IMDB

A German intelligence officer investigates a prostitute's killing in Warsaw during World War II. He lands on three major Nazi generals as suspects, two of whom are also involved in a plot to kill Adolf Hitler.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer, Howard Vernon, Juliette Gréco, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Joanna Pettet, Charles Gray ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1967-01-29

The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Chinese Junk

7.6/10 IMDB

The Hardy Boys become owners of the Chinese junk Hai Hau. They head to New York City and go spelunking to break up a gang of criminals.

Starring: Tim Matheson, Richard Gates, Jan-Michael Vincent, Portia Nelson, Ricky Kelman, Richard Anderson, Edward Andrews, James Shigeta, Teri Garr ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1967-09-08

The Honey Pot

6.8/10 IMDB

A millionaire fakes a terminal illness to fleece his former girlfriends.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Capucine, Maggie Smith, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Adolfo Celi, Raymond Burr, Hugh Manning, David Dodimead ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1967-05-21


6.9/10 IMDB

In this fictionalised account of the Great Train Robbery, career criminal Paul Clifton plans an audacious crime: the robbery of a mail train carrying millions in cash.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet, James Booth, Frank Finlay, Barry Foster, William Marlowe, George Sewell, Glynn Edwards, Clinton Greyn, Robert Powell ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1967-08-01

Tony Rome

6.5/10 IMDB

Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Jill St. John, Richard Conte, Gena Rowlands, Simon Oakland, Robert J. Wilke, Sue Lyon, Jeffrey Lynn, Lloyd Bochner, Virginia Vincent ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1967-11-10

The Double Man

5.9/10 IMDB

In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill, Anton Diffring, Moira Lister, Lloyd Nolan, Brandon Brady, George Mikell, Julia Arnall, David Bauer ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1967-04-25

The Shuttered Room

5.8/10 IMDB

In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants her to avoid the family curse. Years later Susannah, now married, persuades her husband to spend a holiday in the abandoned mill. Once on the island, Susannah and Mike soon find themselves exposed to the hostility of a gang of thugs led by Ethan, Susannah's brutal cousin.

Starring: Gig Young, Carol Lynley, Oliver Reed, Flora Robson, Judith Arthy, Rick Jones, Ann Bell, William Devlin, Charles Lloyd Pack, Bernard Kay ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1967-06-27

The Vengeance of Fu Manchu

5.1/10 IMDB

In his remote China hideaway the evil Fu Manchu plots the death and discredit of his arch rival, Inspector Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Horst Frank, Tsai Chin, Wolfgang Kieling, Maria Rohm, Howard Marion-Crawford, Suzanne Roquette, Noel Trevarthen, Tony Ferrer ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers
Release date: 1967-05-25
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Night of the Big Heat

Night of the Big Heat

5.6/10 IMDB

While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes space aliens are to blame.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Patrick Allen, Peter Cushing, Jane Merrow, Sarah Lawson, William Lucas, Kenneth Cope, Percy Herbert, Thomas Heathcote, Anna Turner ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1967-05-01


5.3/10 IMDB

A lady ringmaster milks the publicity from a string of murders.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough, Judy Geeson, Robert Hardy, Geoffrey Keen, Sydney Tafler, George Claydon, Philip Madoc ..
Directed by: Jim O'Connolly
Release date: 1967-11-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Bigfoot


7.3/10 IMDB

A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of Bigfoot.

Starring: Bigfoot, Roger Patterson ..
Directed by: Bob Gimlin, Roger Patterson
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

5.4/10 IMDB

Faustus is a scholar at the University of Wittenberg when he earns his doctorate degree. His insatiable appetite for knowledge and power leads him to employ necromancy to conjure Mephistopheles out of hell. He bargains away his soul to Lucifer in exchange for living 24 years during which Mephistopheles will be his slave. Faustus signs the pact in his own blood and Mephistopheles reveals the works of the devil to Faustus.

Starring: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Durden, Michael Menaugh, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra, Richard Carwardine, Patrick Barwise, David McIntosh, Jeremy Eccles ..
Directed by: Richard Burton, Nevill Coghill
Release date: 1967-10-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Death on the Run

Death on the Run

5.8/10 IMDB

On the run from the police in Athens, a man named Jason has in his possession a microfilm eagerly sought by both criminal gangs and government agencies.

Starring: Ty Hardin, Michael Rennie, Paola Pitagora, Vittorio Caprioli, Gordon Mitchell, Vassili Karis, Giulio Coltellacci, Graziella Granata, Ferdinando Poggi, Hum Silvers ..
Directed by: Sergio Corbucci
Release date: 1967-10-09

Theatre of Death

5.7/10 IMDB

The Theatre of Death in Paris specialises in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When bloodless bodies start showing up all over town he realises there could be links with the theatre.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Julian Glover, Lelia Goldoni, Evelyn Laye, Jenny Till, Ivor Dean, Joseph Fürst, Betty Woolfe, Leslie Handford, Julie Mendez ..
Directed by: Samuel Gallu
Release date: 1967-11-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Gunn


6.0/10 IMDB

The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.

Starring: Craig Stevens, Laura Devon, Ed Asner, Albert Paulsen, Sherry Jackson, Helen Traubel, Jerry Douglas, J. Pat O'Malley, Regis Toomey, Helen Funai ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1967-06-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : House of 1,000 Dolls

House of 1,000 Dolls

4.9/10 IMDB

When a vacationing couple in Tangiers run into an old friend there, they discover that he is searching for his missing girlfriend who has been kidnapped by an international gang of white slavers. Nader investigates but before he can come up with anything, his friend is murdered. Meanwhile, nightclub magician Price and his mentalist partner continue their nefarious activities--they hypnotize and kidnap young women for the white slavers, and spirit them to the "House of 1000 Dolls." Written by phillindholm

Starring: Vincent Price, Martha Hyer, George Nader, Ann Smyrner, Wolfgang Kieling, Sancho Gracia, Maria Rohm, Herbert Fux, Kitty Swan, Yelena Samarina ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers
Release date: 1967-11-08
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : World of the Depraved

World of the Depraved

4.3/10 IMDB

Two police detectives are assigned to investigate the murders of several young women at a health club.

Starring: Tempest Storm, Johnnie Decker, Larry Reed, Ron von Klausen, Bunny Ware, Gene Burke, Dolores Carlos ..
Directed by: Herb Jeffries
Release date: 1967-07-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Patterson-Gimlin Film

Patterson-Gimlin Film

7.3/10 IMDB

A short film of what appears to be the first captured footage of Bigfoot.

Starring: Roger Patterson ..
Directed by: Bob Gimlin, Roger Patterson
Release date: 1967-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Warning Shot

Warning Shot

6.7/10 IMDB

Hounded by the press for shooting a doctor, an ousted Los Angeles policeman (David Janssen) works his own case.

Starring: David Janssen, Ed Begley, Keenan Wynn, Sam Wanamaker, Lillian Gish, Stefanie Powers, Eleanor Parker, George Grizzard, George Sanders, Steve Allen ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1967-01-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : The Prisoner

The Prisoner

0.0/10 IMDB

A British intelligence agent is abducted and imprisoned in a mysterious coastal village, where his captors try to find out why he abruptly resigned from his job. He gives them nothing, and only tries to escape.

Starring: Patrick McGoohan ..
Directed by: Patrick McGoohan
Release date: 1967-01-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Get Smart: A Man Called Smart

Get Smart: A Man Called Smart

0.0/10 IMDB

KAOS steals a secret formula that turns water into vapor and threatens the USA to dry up its entire water supply.

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Howard Caine, John Myhers, Warde Donovan, Barry O'Hara, Marc London, Frank Jamus, Neil Elliot ..
Directed by: Earl Bellamy
Release date: 1967-04-08
Best Mystery Movies of 1967 : Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

0.0/10 IMDB

A made-for-television remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film.

Starring: Diane Cilento, Laurence Harvey, Hugh O'Brian, Cyril Cusack, Nigel Davenport ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1967-11-15

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