Best Mystery Movies of 1992

1.

Basic Instinct

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Denis Arndt, Leilani Sarelle, Bruce A. Young, Chelcie Ross, Dorothy Malone, Wayne Knight ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1992-03-20
2.

Glengarry Glen Ross

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

When an office full of Chicago real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson, but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Pryce, Bruce Altman, Jude Ciccolella, Paul Butler ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 1992-09-15
3.

Thunderheart

4.7
6.8/10 IMDB

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward, Fred Dalton Thompson, Sheila Tousey, Ted Thin Elk, John Trudell ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1992-04-03
4.

Hero

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who is down on his luck, Bernie takes advantage of the crash, but then someone else claims credit for the rescue.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy García, Joan Cusack, Kevin J. O'Connor, Maury Chaykin, Stephen Tobolowsky, Tom Arnold, Richard Riehle, Martin Starr ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1992-10-02
5.

Unlawful Entry

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the couple's problems with the wife. The husband begins wondering if they're getting too much help.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Ray Liotta, Madeleine Stowe, Roger E. Mosley, Ken Lerner, Deborah Offner, Carmen Argenziano, Andy Romano, Sonny Carl Davis, Sherrie Rose ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1992-06-26
6.

Knight Moves

3.9
6.1/10 IMDB

A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues.

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Diane Lane, Tom Skerritt, Daniel Baldwin, Ferdy Mayne, Don Thompson, Megan Leitch, Katharine Isabelle, Arthur Brauss, Kehli O'Byrne ..
Directed by: Carl Schenkel
Release date: 1992-01-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1992 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride
7.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Ronny Cox, Linda Blair, Paul Dooley, Diane Baker, Tupper Cullum ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1992-10-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1992 : Waterland
8.

Waterland

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Pete Postlethwaite, Lena Headey, Paul Haigh, Grant Warnock, Callum Dixon, Sean Maguire, Ross McCall ..
Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Release date: 1992-08-21
9.

Timescape

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, a father and daughter are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travelers.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Ariana Richards, Emilia Crow, Jim Haynie, Marilyn Lightstone, George Murdock, David Wells, Nicholas Guest, Robert Colbert, Mimi Craven ..
Directed by: David Twohy
Release date: 1992-05-09
Best Mystery Movies of 1992 : Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder
10.

Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

Police detective Steve Sloan believes that top manager Nick Osborn has killed his boss, trust-owner Russell Cord. His father, senior hospital doctor Mark Sloan, is convinced that his long-time patient Osborn is innocent and soon discovers three other top employees of the Cord Group who also had reasons for killing their boss. Pretending to be a medical police consultant, Dr Sloan starts investigating the case himself, supported by a junior doctor and a young female pathologist. Besides, the merry old doctor saves the life of a young street urchin and takes tap-dance lessons from an old patient. Written by Otto Oberhauser

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Cynthia Gibb, Stephen Caffrey, Bill Bixby, Mariette Hartley, Ken Kercheval, William Atherton, Brynn Thayer, Vernee Watson-Johnson ..
Directed by: Christopher Hibler
Release date: 1992-01-05

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