Best Mystery Movies of 1985

1.

Clue

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss out the culprit before the body count rises.

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren, Colleen Camp, Lee Ving, Bill Henderson ..
Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
Release date: 1985-12-13
2.

Fletch

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

When investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher goes undercover to write a piece on the drug trade at a local beach, he's approached by wealthy businessman Alan Stanwyk, who offers him $50,000 to murder him. With sarcastic wit and a knack for disguises, Fletch sets out to uncover Stanwyk's story.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini, Tim Matheson, M. Emmet Walsh, Geena Davis, George Wendt, Kenneth Mars, Bill Henderson ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1985-05-31
3.

Jagged Edge

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves.

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote, Lance Henriksen, Robert Loggia, Michael Dorn, Maria Mayenzet, Dave Austin, William Allen Young, Ben Hammer ..
Directed by: Richard Marquand
Release date: 1985-10-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1985 : Miss Marple: The Moving Finger
4.

Miss Marple: The Moving Finger

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate.

Release date: 1985-02-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1985 : The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem
5.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem

3.7
8.5/10 IMDB

Holmes and Watson travel to Europe to escape Moriarty's

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Eric Porter ..
Directed by: Alan Grint
Release date: 1985-09-29
6.

Wetherby

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Stuart Wilson, Tim McInnerny, Suzanna Hamilton, Tom Wilkinson, Marjorie Yates, Joely Richardson, Penny Downie ..
Directed by: David Hare
Release date: 1985-06-19
7.

Agnes of God

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough to stand trial for the murder of the baby.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly, Anne Pitoniak, Winston Rekert, Gratien Gélinas, Guy Hoffman, Gabriel Arcand, Françoise Faucher, Jacques Tourangeau ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1985-09-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1985 : Khamosh
8.

Khamosh

3.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred Bollywood actors such as Naseerudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan and Pankaj Kapoor. It, however, did not do well at the box office. The film became notable for actors Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan and Shabana Azmi portraying fictional versions of themselves. It is a suspense movie, wherein the murderer is among the group of people living together in a hotel, and the actual murderer is well hidden in the plot until the very end.

Starring: Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Soni Razdan, Sushma Seth, Pankaj Kapur ..
Directed by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Release date: 1985-01-01
9.

The Mean Season

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A routine investigation of a shocking murder takes a bizarre twist when the killer contacts the reporter and appoints him his personal spokesman. As the killer's calls and clues increase, the reporter is lured into a deadly trap.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Andy García, Robert Small, Tamara Jones, Richard Masur, Richard Bradford, Joe Pantoliano, Rose Portillo ..
Directed by: Phillip Borsos
Release date: 1985-02-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1985 : Thirteen at Dinner
10.

Thirteen at Dinner

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Actress Jane Wilkinson wants a divorce, but her husband, Lord Edgware, refuses. She convinces Hercule Poirot to use his famed tact and logic to make her case. Lord Edgware turns up murdered, a well-placed knife wound at the base of his neck. It will take the precise Poirot to sort out the lies from the alibis - and find the criminal before another victim dies.

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Faye Dunaway, Jonathan Cecil, Bill Nighy, Diane Keen, John Stride, Benedict Taylor, Lee Horsley, Allan Cuthbertson, Glyn Baker ..
Directed by: Lou Antonio
Release date: 1985-09-19

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