Best Mystery Movies of 1991


Barton Fink

7.6/10 IMDB

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Starring: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, Tony Shalhoub, John Mahoney, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi, David Warrilow, Richard Portnow ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1991-08-01


6.7/10 IMDB

Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.

Starring: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Glenn, Rebecca De Mornay, Jason Gedrick, J.T. Walsh, Anthony Mockus Sr. ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1991-05-24

Dead Again

6.8/10 IMDB

In 1949, composer Roman Strauss is executed for the murder of his wife. In 1990s Los Angeles, a detective comes across a mute amnesiac woman who is somehow linked to the Strauss murder.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Andy García, Robin Williams, Lois Hall, Emma Thompson, Wayne Knight, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Christine Ebersole ..
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Release date: 1991-08-23


6.8/10 IMDB

New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all strong-willed Virginia Hill detain him while his family wait back home. Then a trip to a run-down gambling joint at a spot in the desert known as Las Vegas gives him his big idea.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna, Bebe Neuwirth, Bill Graham, Lewis Van Bergen, Wendy Phillips ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 1991-12-10


6.8/10 IMDB

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Theresa Russell, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Joel Grey, Ian Holm, Jeroen Krabbé, Alec Guinness, Brian Glover, Keith Allen, Simon McBurney ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 1991-11-15

The People Under the Stairs

6.4/10 IMDB

Poindexter "Fool" Williams, his brother Leroy, and their family face eviction from their rented home in South Central Los Angeles. Their landlords are a greedy, uncaring couple who live in a mansion that's as huge as it is eerie. Leroy has a plan to burglarize the mansion, but what the boys find inside is not what they expected.

Starring: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Ving Rhames, A.J. Langer, Sean Whalen, Bill Cobbs, Kelly Jo Minter, Jeremy Roberts, Conni Marie Brazelton, Wendy Robie ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1991-11-01


6.5/10 IMDB

Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet shop owner and part time private detective Gus Klein who has supposedly done some work for him prior to the accident. Klein helps Merrick to find out more...

Starring: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Joanne Whalley, Corbin Bernsen, Debi A. Monahan, Bert Rosario, Jedda Jones, Scott Getlin, Kellye Nakahara ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1991-10-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors

Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors

7.2/10 IMDB

At the insistence of Ruth Van Rydock, an old schoolfriend who is convinced that there is something wrong, Miss Marple agrees to visit 'Stonygates', the country house of Ruth's sister.

Starring: Joan Hickson, Jean Simmons, Joss Ackland, Faith Brook, Holly Aird, Todd Boyce, Tom Kerridge ..
Directed by: Norman Stone
Release date: 1991-12-29

Mortal Thoughts

5.7/10 IMDB

A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that she'll be the next target of his rage. At a group outing, James bleeds to death after someone cuts his throat. But because he's such a terrible human being, police aren't sure which of his acquaintances decided to kill him.

Starring: Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Glenne Headly, Harvey Keitel, Frank Vincent, John Pankow, Billie Neal, Frank Vincent, Karen Shallo, Marcus Barone ..
Directed by: Alan Rudolph
Release date: 1991-04-19
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Pure Luck

Pure Luck

5.8/10 IMDB

The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an accountant with super bad luck, to find her. Perhaps he will be lucky, and his bad luck could help to find the unlucky girl.

Starring: Martin Short, Danny Glover, Harry Shearer, Sheila Kelley, Sam Wanamaker, Scott Wilson, Sharlene Martin, Jorge Russek, Jorge Luke, Ariane Pellicer ..
Directed by: Nadia Tass
Release date: 1991-08-09

The Rapture

6.3/10 IMDB

A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.

Starring: Mimi Rogers, Patrick Bauchau, David Duchovny, Darwyn Carson, Will Patton, James Le Gros, Dick Anthony Williams, Douglas Roberts, Stéphanie Menuez, Sam Vlahos ..
Directed by: Michael Tolkin
Release date: 1991-10-04

Cast a Deadly Spell

6.4/10 IMDB

In a fantastical 1940s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.

Starring: Fred Ward, David Warner, Julianne Moore, Clancy Brown, Lee Tergesen, Alexandra Powers, Charles Hallahan, Arnetia Walker, Raymond O'Connor, Peter Allas ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 1991-01-01

The Resurrected

6.2/10 IMDB

Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments (and the delivery of what appear to be human remains at all hours) are beginning to arouse the attention of neighbors and local law enforcement officials.

Starring: John Terry, Jane Sibbett, Chris Sarandon, Robert Romanus, Laurie Briscoe, Ken Camroux-Taylor, Patrick Pon, Bernard Cuffling, Megan Leitch, Charles K. Pitts ..
Directed by: Dan O'Bannon
Release date: 1991-10-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : The Haunted

The Haunted

6.3/10 IMDB

When the Smurl family moves into a duplex, they find out it's haunted.

Starring: Sally Kirkland, Jeffrey DeMunn, Louise Latham, Joyce Van Patten, George Wallace, Stephen Markle, Diane Baker, Cassie Yates, Allison Barron, Krista Murphy ..
Directed by: Robert Mandel
Release date: 1991-05-06

Murder 101

6.3/10 IMDB

Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Dey Young, Antoni Corone, Raphael Sbarge, Kim Thomson, Jack Thibeau, J. Kenneth Campbell, Todd Merrill, Yorgo Constantine, Yavone Evans ..
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 1991-03-20

A Kiss Before Dying

5.7/10 IMDB

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, Jonathan murders her, but he stages her death as a suicide. As Jonathan works his way onto Mr. Carlsson's payroll, Dorothy's twin sister, Ellen, investigates the apparent suicide.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Sean Young, Max von Sydow, Diane Ladd, Adam Horovitz, Briony Glassco, James Russo, Galaxy Craze, Martha Gehman, Ben Browder ..
Directed by: James Dearden
Release date: 1991-04-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter

Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter

7.0/10 IMDB

Perry is at TV station "KGGY" to be interviewed but thanks to the interference of main anchor-person Brett Huston the interview is pulled. Mostly everybody hates Brett as Brett knows all the station workers secrets. He has also written a memo insulting all of the main station players - Vic St. John - the station manager, Twyla Cooper - the producer, Chuck Gilmore - the sports reporter, Gary Slate - the weatherman, Cassie Woodfield - the reporter and Gillian Pope. Brett is shot dead with Gillian's gun and therefore is arrested for the crime. Gillian calls in Perry, Della and Ken to investigate. As Della and Perry set out to solve the mystery, Ken gets close to Cassie but she is a suspect and when it appears that somebody is trying to kill her, the mystery deepens..

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Susan Sullivan, Jerry Orbach, Mary Page Keller, John James, Philip Michael Thomas, Earl Billings, Gary Giem ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1991-01-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion

Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion

6.9/10 IMDB

Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Valerie Harper, Diana Muldaur, Scott Baio, Wendelin Harston, Mary Pat Gleason, Robert Clohessy, George DiCenzo ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1991-09-24
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin

Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin

7.0/10 IMDB

David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant attitude, tells David that she is, from now on, going to do an illusion in which an assistant is raised in a glass coffin only to disappear when the coffin is opened up in the air (while the assistant climbs out before the coffin is raised.) After a one night stand with David, Kate is pregnant and she blackmails David with this. David and his wife Judy can't have children so that comes as a double blow to them. However Kate, with her attitude, creates much hatred at her from the rest of the group. At the gala, the glass coffin is raised but when it opens Kate's dead body falls to the ground - strangled.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Nancy Lee Grahn, John Karlen, Peter Scolari, Dennis Lipscomb, Julie Sommars, Kim Braden, Bob Gunton ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1991-05-14


5.9/10 IMDB

A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.

Starring: Kevin Anderson, Pamela Gidley, Bill Pullman, Kim Novak, Graham Beckel, Zach Grenier, Thomas Kopache, Anne Lange, Jack Wallace, Max Perlich ..
Directed by: Mike Figgis
Release date: 1991-09-13

Past Midnight

5.6/10 IMDB

A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her friends warn her that he's dangerous.

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Natasha Richardson, Clancy Brown, Kibibi Monie, Tom Wright, Dana Eskelson, Ted D'Arms, Paul Giamatti ..
Directed by: Jan Eliasberg
Release date: 1991-01-01

Omen IV: The Awakening

3.9/10 IMDB

Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene and Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious circumstances, she hires a private investigator to find Delia's real parents. A series of bizarre accidents occur, and Karen begins to suspect everyone of conspiring against her as she unravels the truth about her baby.

Starring: Faye Grant, Michael Woods, Michael Lerner, Madison Mason, Ann Hearn, Jim Byrnes, Don S. Davis, Asia Vieira, Megan Leitch, Joy Coghill ..
Directed by: Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Girard
Release date: 1991-07-19

Fourth Story

6.0/10 IMDB

Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly attracted to the pretty Valerie, he investigates further and gets involved more than professionally.

Starring: Mark Harmon, Mimi Rogers, Paul Gleason, Michael Boatman, Cliff DeYoung, M. Emmet Walsh, Richard Edson, Janet Gilmore ..
Directed by: Ivan Passer
Release date: 1991-01-19


5.6/10 IMDB

A Los Angeles lawyer defends her former college roommate, whose husband — her lover — has been slain.

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Sam Shepard, J.T. Walsh, Mary Beth Hurt, Kellie Overbey, Jay O. Sanders, John Kapelos, Sheree North, Randy Brooks, Christopher M. Brown ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 1991-08-23

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

6.0/10 IMDB

A small-town eccentric opens a café in her decaying home.

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, Cork Hubbert, Rod Steiger, Austin Pendleton, Beth Dixon, Lanny Flaherty, Mert Hatfield, Earl Hindman, Anne Pitoniak ..
Directed by: Simon Callow
Release date: 1991-03-28

The Crucifer of Blood

5.5/10 IMDB

A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Johnson, Susannah Harker, Edward Fox, John Castle, Simon Callow, Clive Wood, Kiran Shah, Lloyd McGuire, Stefan Kalipha ..
Directed by: Fraser Clarke Heston
Release date: 1991-11-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : A Murder of Quality

A Murder of Quality

6.3/10 IMDB

At the request of his old war time colleague Ailsa Brimley, George Smiley agrees to look into the murder of Stella Rode. Brimley had only just received a letter from her saying she feared for her life at her husband's hand. The husband, Stanley Rode teaches at Carne School, but Smiley is doubtful that he had anything to do with his wife's death. As Smiley investigates, he learns that Stella was a nosy busybody who loved to learn other's little secrets and then gossip about them - or possibly blackmail them. When a student is killed and Smiley unearths a secret, he has the evidence to name the killer.Based on John Le Carré's 1962 thriller (his first) in which George Smiley is brought out of spy retirement to solve a murder in a British public school. The setting is based on Le Carre"s own schooldays in Sherborne and his brief experience teaching at Eton.

Starring: Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw, David Threlfall, Ronald Pickup, Matthew Scurfield, Christian Bale, Diane Fletcher, Fiona Walker ..
Directed by: Gavin Millar
Release date: 1991-10-04

All-American Murder

5.3/10 IMDB

Artie Logan is the new guy on Campus. Suddenly, he meets Tally Fuller: the most popular and beautiful girl at Fairfield college and she finally agrees to go on a date with him. But that night she is brutally killed by a blowtorch-wielding maniac and Artie is wrongfully arrested. Despite protests from other Police officers, detective P.J. Decker believes Artie's story and gives him 24 hours to track down the real killer.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Charlie Schlatter, Josie Bissett, Joanna Cassidy, Richard Kind, Woody Watson, Mitchell Anderson, Amy Moore Davis, J.C. Quinn, Angie Brown ..
Directed by: Anson Williams
Release date: 1991-12-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Young Soul Rebels

Young Soul Rebels

6.1/10 IMDB

Two disc jockeys have a friend's murder to solve in the fringe-group melting pot of 1977 London.

Starring: Valentine Nonyela, Sophie Okonedo, Jason Durr, Frances Barber, Mo Sesay, Dorian Healy, Eamonn Walker, Gary McDonald, Debra Gillett, Ray Shell ..
Directed by: Isaac Julien
Release date: 1991-08-09
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Death Dreams

Death Dreams

5.9/10 IMDB

Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Marg Helgenberger, Fionnula Flanagan, George Dickerson, Conor O'Farrell, Cec Verrell ..
Directed by: Martin Donovan
Release date: 1991-06-25

White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd

5.8/10 IMDB

When '30s film star Thelma Todd dies mysteriously, her relationship with New York mobster Lucky Luciano is investigated.

Starring: Loni Anderson, Maryedith Burrell, Robert Davi, Paul Dooley, Linda Kelsey, Dakin Matthews, John O'Hurley, Scott Paulin, Lawrence Pressman, Lois Smith ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1991-05-05

Where Sleeping Dogs Lie

4.5/10 IMDB

A murder mystery writer misreads the nervous man he bullies in a spooky Hollywood mansion.

Starring: Dylan McDermott, Tom Sizemore, Sharon Stone, Charles Finch, Ron Karabatsos, Mary Woronov, David Q. Combs, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Jillian McWhirter, Richard Zavaglia ..
Directed by: Charles Finch
Release date: 1991-11-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady

Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady

5.7/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson get involved with Balkan terrorists to save Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria from an assassination at the opera house and prevent World War I.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Morgan Fairchild, John Bennett, Michael Siberry, Dominic Jephcott, Frank Middlemass, James Bree, Tom Chadbon, Paul Humpoletz ..
Directed by: Peter Sasdy
Release date: 1991-12-06

Final Approach

5.3/10 IMDB

Final Approach deals with the mental condition of Amnesia when a stealth test pilot, Col. Jason Halsey (James Sikking), is involved in an air disaster. A psychiatrist Dr. Dio Gottlieb (Hector Elizondo) attempts to help Halsey to recover his memory, but his motives seem strained. Is Gottlieb giving professional help or is he a counter-intelligence agent sent to debrief Halsey?

Starring: Hector Elizondo, Cameo Kneuer, James B. Sikking, Kevin McCarthy, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Wayne Duvall ..
Directed by: Eric Steven Stahl
Release date: 1991-12-06

The Perfect Bride

5.0/10 IMDB

A young woman begins to suspect that her brother's young fiancée, an attractive Englishwoman, is actually a serial killer who kills men on the eve of their weddings.

Starring: Sammi Davis, Kelly Preston, Linden Ashby, Marilyn Rockafellow, Ashley Tillman, John Agar, Cheryl Arutt, Jered Barclay, Tamara Clatterbuck, Lysa Hayland ..
Directed by: Terrence O'Hara
Release date: 1991-06-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt

5.4/10 IMDB

Charlie is a young woman who is thrilled that her favorite Uncle Charlie is coming home for good. But she soon discovers that her namesake, a "Wall Street financier," has a deep, dark secret. And knowledge of that secret by anyone can prove to be deadly.

Starring: Mark Harmon, Margaret Welsh, Tippi Hedren, Sydney Walker, Norm Skaggs, William Lanteau, Rick Lenz, Diane Ladd, Shirley Knight, Tippi Hedren ..
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 1991-04-27
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Liquid Dreams

Liquid Dreams

5.1/10 IMDB

In a slightly future America, a woman goes to the big city to visit with her sister, who is dead in her apartment. In order to find out what happened to her sister, she gets a job working at a dance club, a lower notch in the strip joint circuit. Some of her colleagues begin showing up dead as she uncovers a sinister hierarchy in the strip club management that is harnessing the sexual activity for their own twisted ends.

Starring: Candice Daly, Mink Stole, Paul Bartel, Tracey Walter, Richard Steinmetz, Frankie Thorn, John Doe, Juan Fernández, Marilyn Tokuda, Don Stark ..
Directed by: Mark S. Manos
Release date: 1991-10-01

Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel

4.9/10 IMDB

Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearby. Soon the wife is having an affair with a man staying at the motel. The husband hires a psychotic criminal to spy on them, the wife and her lover plan to murder the husband, and the voyeuristic motel manager is spying on everybody.

Starring: David Hewlett, Sherilyn Fenn, Whip Hubley, David Johansen, Kenneth Tobey, Paul Bartel, Parker Whitman, Shannon Sturges, Eric Welch, Larry Spinak ..
Directed by: Alien Castle
Release date: 1991-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Bikini Island

Bikini Island

3.7/10 IMDB

"Swimwear Illustrated" is approaching its fifteenth anniversary issue. From a group of eager and beautiful young women, five are chosen for a photo shoot on an island off the California coast. One of the five will be the cover girl, and she'll get an extra $100,000. On the island, the group stays at an isolated inn, staffed by the odd Frab. There's him, the five models, and four magazine staff: photographer, make-up man, ambitious assistant Anesa, and Jack Denton, the playboy in charge of production. One by one, models and staff disappear.

Starring: Holly Floria, Alicia Anne, Jackson Robinson, Kelly Poole, Sherry Johnson, Cyndi Pass, Shannon Stiles, Kathleen McOsker, Adam Rifkin, Lisa Star ..
Directed by: Tony Markes
Release date: 1991-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

4.6/10 IMDB

A California forest ranger (Colin Firth) seeks his bride (Lisa Zane) and discovers, with his artist friend (Billy Zane), her dark sides.

Starring: Colin Firth, Lisa Zane, Billy Zane, Scott Wilson, Suzanne Snyder, Pat Skipper, Lisa Blount, Carmine Caridi, Danny Trejo, Catherine E. Coulson ..
Directed by: Andre R. Guttfreund
Release date: 1991-03-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Murder in High Places

Murder in High Places

7.1/10 IMDB

A small Colorado mountain town elects as its mayor a writer whom some residents consider "eccentric" and others don't care for because he's a former hippie. Complications ensue when soon after the election, a dead body crashes through the skylight of a local building, and the body turns out to be the new mayor's ex-wife.

Starring: Xander Berkeley, Nicole Adkins (II), Adam Baldwin, Maria Cecile Callier, Joyce Hyser, Ted Levine, Vince Grant, Joyce Hyser, Xander Berkeley, Stephen Davies ..
Directed by: John Byrum
Release date: 1991-06-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Love Kills

Love Kills

4.5/10 IMDB

Glamorous fashion photographer Rebecca is getting even. Angered by her husband's infidelity, she takes a lover - a mysterious hunk she fist met during a photo shoot. He's exciting. He's handsome. And, after a night of lovemaking, he confesses he's a hit man hired by her husband to kill her. The stranger also says he's had a change of heart and wants to be Rebecca's protector. But Rebecca's husband, a renowned psychologist, insists the man is a former patient with a hidden, twisted agenda. Both men can't be right. Both could be lying. As the circle of suspense closes in on her, one thing is clear to Rebecca. Any choice she makes could be more than could be fatal.

Starring: Virginia Madsen, Lenny Von Dohlen, Erich Anderson, Kate Hodge, Jim Metzler, Michael Flynn ..
Directed by: Brian Grant
Release date: 1991-11-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Deadly Desire

Deadly Desire

5.3/10 IMDB

A security guard is enticed to scam a businessman for his insurance money by the man's attractive wife. The trouble begins when he discovers that the husband has ties to the mob.

Starring: Jack Scalia, Kathryn Harrold, Will Patton, Joe Santos, Ned Bellamy, Douglas Rowe, Thomas Babson, Joe Faust, David Sharp, Virginia Watson ..
Directed by: Charles Correll
Release date: 1991-10-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Mystery of the Merry Widow

Mystery of the Merry Widow

5.9/10 IMDB

A girl returns from the dead as a penanggalan (a detached female head capable of flying about on its own) to gain her revenge on a gang of thugs that raped and murdered her.

Starring: H.I.M. Damsyik, Fujiyanti, Sally Marcelina, Emri Margono, Simon P.S., Teddy Prangi ..
Directed by: H. Tjut Djalil
Release date: 1991-01-01

Red Wind

3.8/10 IMDB

A psychotherapist who specializes in treating people in abusive relationships inadvertently causes a patient to kill her abusive husband.

Starring: Lisa Hartman, Philip Casnoff, Antoni Corone, Deanna Lund, Christopher McDonald, Camilla More, Tom Nowicki, Terry Markwell ..
Directed by: Alan Metzger
Release date: 1991-05-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Dark Season

Dark Season

0.0/10 IMDB

Three children investigate strange goings-on in their school and protect it from such threats as a computer scientist with dreams of world domination and a mysterious group of archaeologists hoping to bring about the end of the century.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ben Chandler, Victoria Lambert, Brigit Forsyth, Grant Parsons, Marsha Fitzalan, Tim Barker, Samantha Cahill, Rosalie Crutchley, Cyril Shaps ..
Directed by: Colin Cant
Release date: 1991-11-21

V.I. Warshawski

4.9/10 IMDB

Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's daughter, Kat, and together they set out to crack the case.

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Jay O. Sanders, Charles Durning, Angela Goethals, Nancy Paul, Frederick Coffin, Charles McCaughan, Stephen Meadows, Wayne Knight, Lynnie Godfrey ..
Directed by: Jeff Kanew
Release date: 1991-07-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Prime Suspect 1

Prime Suspect 1

0.0/10 IMDB

Jane Tennison is a detective chief inspector assigned to Southampton Row Police Station in Central London. She is repeatedly passed over for major cases but, following the death of a senior investigating officer, she is grudgingly given the opportunity to take over his latest homicide investigation. The crime involves the brutal murder of a young woman whose body has been badly mutilated.

Starring: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell, Zoë Wanamaker, John Bowe, Andrew Tiernan, Craig Fairbrass, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Spalding, Philip Wright ..
Directed by: Christopher Menaul
Release date: 1991-04-07

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