Best Mystery Movies of 1984

1.

Body Double

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous blonde dancing in her window. But when he witnesses the girl's murder, it leads Scully through the netherworld of the adult entertainment industry on a search for answers -- with porn actress Holly Body as his guide.

Starring: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton, Guy Boyd, Dennis Franz, David Haskell, Rebecca Stanley, Barbara Crampton, Monte Landis ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1984-10-25
2.

Tightrope

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geneviève Bujold, Dan Hedaya, Alison Eastwood, Jenny Beck, Marco St. John, Jamie Rose, Bill Holliday, Rebecca Perle, Regina Richardson ..
Directed by: Richard Tuggle, Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1984-08-17
Best Mystery Movies of 1984 : Miss Marple: The Body in the Library
3.

Miss Marple: The Body in the Library

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Amateur detective Miss Jane Marple investigates the murder of a young woman whose body is found in the library at Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Arthur Bantry.

Release date: 1984-12-26
4.

A Soldier's Story

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

In a rural town in Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. Military lawyer, Captain Davenport—also a black man—is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and fearful black troops, Davenport must battle with deceit and prejudice in order to find out exactly who really did kill the Master Sergeant.

Starring: Howard Rollins, Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, Robert Townsend, Denzel Washington, David Alan Grier, David Harris, Dennis Lipscomb, Patti LaBelle, Wings Hauser ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1984-09-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1984 : Flashpoint
5.

Flashpoint

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. Before they decide whether to keep the money or report it, they privately investigate the clues and unravel a decades old mystery.

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Jean Smart, Guy Boyd, Roberts Blossom, Tess Harper ..
Directed by: William Tannen
Release date: 1984-04-19
6.

Fear City

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and murdered by a psycho. A hard-nosed police detective and a conflicted ex-boxer-turned-private-eye, hired by the strip club owners, set out to find him before he strikes again.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Scalia, Melanie Griffith, Rossano Brazzi, Rae Dawn Chong, Joe Santos, Michael V. Gazzo, Jan Murray, Janet Julian ..
Directed by: Abel Ferrara
Release date: 1984-07-18
7.

Impulse

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

After a small earthquake in a small and quiet town, local citizens start to have a bizarre, violent and self-destructive behavior...

Starring: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen, Bill Paxton, Amy Stryker, Claude Earl Jones, Peter Jason, Allan Graf, Sherri Stoner ..
Directed by: Graham Baker
Release date: 1984-09-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1984 : De Stedeling
8.

De Stedeling

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A man from the city walks around the country side. He tries to find out what farmers are hiding below the plastic belts on their territory.

Starring: Alex van Warmerdam ..
Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1984 : The Naked Face
9.

The Naked Face

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, Dr.Stevens is forced to go after the real villains himself, and he finds himself up against one of the city's most notorious Mafia kingpins.

Starring: Roger Moore, Rod Steiger, Elliott Gould, Art Carney, Anne Archer, David Hedison ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1984-06-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1984 : Child's Play
10.

Child's Play

2.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A family awakens to find themselves trapped in their own home, all windows and doors sealed by impenetrable walls.

Starring: Mary Crosby, Nicholas Clay, Debbie Chasan, Susanne Church, Joanna Joseph ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1984-10-08

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