Best Mystery Movies of 1990

1.

Stephen King's It

4.4
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Starring: Tim Curry, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, Tim Reid ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1990-11-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Stephen King's It
2.

Stephen King's It

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Starring: Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Release date: 1990-11-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter
3.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Jere Burns, Robert Culp, Ken Kercheval, Robert Vaughn, Kevin Tighe, Jenny Lewis, John Posey ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1990-09-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen
4.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Cindy Williams, Barbara Babcock, David Warner, Tony Lo Bianco ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1990-01-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : La zona del silencio
5.

La zona del silencio

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Several fantastic stories occur in the Mexican "Zone of Silence." It begins in the 1920s when a man steals a train and then flees to enter the present. Another man finds a colonizer guarded by a ghost treasure, two girls are attacked by an evil car and finally a man steals money, then he flees to enter the past.

Starring: Mario Almada, Rodolfo de Anda, Olivia Collins, Jorge Russek, Jorge Luke, Ernesto Gómez Cruz ..
Directed by: Rodolfo de Anda
Release date: 1990-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Hands of a Murderer
6.

Hands of a Murderer

2.6
5.5/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holme must track down his nemesis Professor Moriarty after the villain kidnaps Holme's brother Mycroft. The evil doctor is forcing his captive to decode highly classified military documents.

Starring: Edward Woodward, John Hillerman, Anthony Andrews, Kim Thomson, Peter Jeffrey, Warren Clarke, Terence Lodge, Christopher Fairbank, Harry Audley, David Sibley ..
Directed by: Stuart Orme
Release date: 1990-05-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : The China Lake Murders
7.

The China Lake Murders

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A small town sheriff (Tom Skerritt) has his suspicions in a murder case which involves a rogue cop who goes on a murder spree. Contains mild sexual situations and violence.

Starring: Tom Skerritt, Nancy Everhard, Michael Parks ..
Directed by: Alan Metzger
Release date: 1990-01-31
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Menu for Murder
8.

Menu for Murder

2.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Joanne Mayfield, head of the parental school commission, behaves like a dictator and makes all the other women her enemies. But when she suddenly falls dead on a party after having a sandwich, the main suspect is Susan, who served her the food. The handsome detective Joe Russo interrogates her repeatedly and they become friends. He invites her to help him with the investigation, what she happily accepts - too happily, says her husband.

Starring: Douglas Barr, Jane Carr, Julia Duffy, Morgan Fairchild, Marla Gibbs, David Groh, Ed Marinaro, Casper Van Dien, Robin Mattson, Edie McClurg ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1990-12-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Night Visions
9.

Night Visions

2.3
4.9/10 IMDB

Stubborn detective Tom Mackey, assigned to a Los Angeles murder case involving a couple of serial killings, gets increasingly frustrated with the dead end leads he's following and the lack of appreciation he gets from his chief, police captain Keller. Enter Dr. Sally Powers, a fresh, clean cut psychology graduate who possesses supernatural powers. In a loose partnership the twosome gradually succeed in unraveling the killer's motive and working-pattern. This leaves only one person that would fit the profile...

Starring: James Remar, Loryn Locklin, Penny Johnson, Mitch Pileggi, Francis X. McCarthy, Jon Tenney, Bruce MacVittie, Angela Alvarado, Daniel Beer, Kristen Corbett ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1990-11-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1990 : Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501
10.

Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501

2.0
5.2/10 IMDB

Diane and Greg Halstead were once happily married, even deciding to try and have a baby in later years, despite the fact that she had already suffered two miscarriages. She has no luck in becoming pregnant and this leads to an estrangement from her husband. On his latest flight, Greg, a professional pilot, finds out about a bomb threat. The person carrying the bomb supposedly wants to kill another passenger, a politician with an outspoken opinion on abortion. Unknown to the killer, however, the politician has already left the plane because it had an hour and a half delay. Greg decides to make an emergency landing in Dayton, Ohio, but during the heavy weather, the plane crashes, killing almost everyone on board.

Starring: Cheryl Ladd, Jeffrey DeMunn, Frederick Coffin, Peter Jurasik, Jim Metzler, Jeff McCarthy, Moira Walley-Beckett, Doug Sheehan, Ray Blunk, Paula Preston ..
Directed by: Philip Saville
Release date: 1990-11-18

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