Best Mystery Movies of 1991



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

The People Under the Stairs

6.4/10 IMDB

When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

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
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors

Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors

7.3/10 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 ..
Directed by: Norman Stone
Release date: 1991-12-29


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 is 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


6.9/10 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
Best Mystery Movies of 1991 : The Haunted

The Haunted

6.5/10 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

The Rapture

6.2/10 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

6.5/10 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

Murder 101

6.4/10 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

The Resurrected

6.3/10 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

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