Best Mystery Movies of 1988

1.

The Thin Blue Line

5.7
8.0/10 IMDB

Errol Morris's unique documentary dramatically re-enacts the crime scene and investigation of a police officer's murder in Dallas.

Starring: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson ..
Directed by: Errol Morris
Release date: 1988-08-28
2.

Frantic

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

The wife of an American doctor suddenly vanishes in Paris and, to find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Emmanuelle Seigner, Betty Buckley, Dominique Pinon, Jacques Ciron, John Mahoney, Jimmie Ray Weeks, David Huddleston, Alexandra Stewart, Yorgo Voyagis ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1988-02-16
3.

Above the Law

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Nico Toscani is an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice—expert and thorough bone-crushing.

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Sharon Stone, Ron Dean, Daniel Faraldo, Joe Greco, Vince Viverito, Chelcie Ross ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1988-04-08
4.

The Presidio

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force them to work together again. That Austin is now dating Caldwell's daughter is not helping their relationship.

Starring: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden, Jenette Goldstein, Mark Blum, Dana Gladstone, Don Calfa, Patrick Kilpatrick ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1988-06-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1988 : Without a Clue
5.

Without a Clue

4.2
7.0/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but finds that he has done too good a job building Holmes up in the public's mind.

Starring: Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Jeffrey Jones, Lysette Anthony, Nigel Davenport, Peter Cook, Gregor Fisher, Paul Freeman, George Sweeney, John Tordoff ..
Directed by: Thom Eberhardt
Release date: 1988-05-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1988 : Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf
6.

Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and Shaggy's girlfriend to help him win a race against other monsters, and become human again.

Starring: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Hamilton Camp, Jim Cummings, Ed Gilbert ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1988-11-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1988 : Jack the Ripper
7.

Jack the Ripper

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders. Using historical characters involved in the genuine 1888 hunt for the killer, the film was written by Derek Marlowe and David Wickes

Release date: 1988-10-21
8.

The Fourth Dimension

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Shows a couple (Adam and Eve) and various objects, simultaneously, in time, space and movement.

Starring: Mark Beard, Jacqueline Ramel ..
Directed by: Zbigniew Rybczynski
Release date: 1988-07-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1988 : The Bourne Identity
9.

The Bourne Identity

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, he does not know where his flashback memories come from, and he does not know why the access code for an anonymous Swiss bank account is implanted in his thigh. As he seeks his own identity, things quickly become dangerous. There are attempts to kill him, he is well known in first class hotels across Europe, and worst of all, there are strange similarities between his memories and reported actions of the notorious terrorist, Carlos the Jackal.

Release date: 1988-05-08
10.

D.O.A.

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney Fuller.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jane Kaczmarek, Christopher Neame, Robin Johnson, Robert Knepper, Jay Patterson, Brion James ..
Directed by: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton
Release date: 1988-03-18

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