Best Mystery Movies of 1993


The Fugitive

7.8/10 IMDB

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find the real killer and clear his name.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbé, Daniel Roebuck, L. Scott Caldwell, Ron Dean ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1993-08-06

In the Line of Fire

7.2/10 IMDB

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Rene Russo, John Malkovich, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tobin Bell, John Mahoney, Gregory Alan Williams, Jim Curley ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1993-07-08

The Firm

6.8/10 IMDB

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Holly Hunter, Ed Harris, Hal Holbrook, Jerry Hardin, David Strathairn, Terry Kinney, Wilford Brimley ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1993-06-30

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

7.8/10 IMDB

When a powerful criminal, who is connected to Bruce Wayne's ex-girlfriend, blames the Dark Knight for killing a crime lord, Batman decides to fight against him.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Abe Vigoda, Stacy Keach, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski
Release date: 1993-12-25

The Pelican Brief

6.6/10 IMDB

A law student's theory about the recent deaths of two Supreme Court justices embroils her in a far-reaching web of murder, corruption, and greed.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James B. Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1993-09-17

Manhattan Murder Mystery

7.3/10 IMDB

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Alan Alda, Anjelica Huston, Lynn Cohen, Melanie Norris, Zach Braff, Joy Behar, Ron Rifkin ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1993-05-02

Six Degrees of Separation

6.8/10 IMDB

The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.

Starring: Will Smith, Donald Sutherland, Stockard Channing, Ian McKellen, Mary Beth Hurt, Anthony Michael Hall, Heather Graham, Anthony Rapp, J.J. Abrams, Kelly Bishop ..
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Release date: 1993-12-08

Fire in the Sky

6.5/10 IMDB

A group of men who were clearing brush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is treated as murder.

Starring: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer, Peter Berg, Henry Thomas, Bradley Gregg, Noble Willingham, Kathleen Wilhoite, James Garner, Georgia Emelin ..
Directed by: Rob Lieberman
Release date: 1993-03-12


6.2/10 IMDB

Set in the South just after the US Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband, believed killed in battle. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he suddenly returns, Laurel has mixed emotions. It appears that Jack has changed a great deal, leading some people to believe that this is not actually Jack but an imposter. Laurel herself is unsure, but willing to take the man into her home, and perhaps later into her heart.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, Lanny Flaherty, William Windom, Wendell Wellman, Brett Kelley, Clarice Taylor, Frankie Faison ..
Directed by: Jon Amiel
Release date: 1993-02-05

The Vanishing

6.3/10 IMDB

The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Jeff Bridges, Nancy Travis, Sandra Bullock, Park Overall, Maggie Linderman, Lisa Eichhorn, George Hearn, Lynn Hamilton, Garrett Bennett ..
Directed by: George Sluizer
Release date: 1993-02-05

The Dark Half

6.0/10 IMDB

Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic murders matching those in his pulp novels, which are soon discovered to be the work of Stark himself. Looking like a maniacal version of his counterpart, Stark is not so willing to quit the writing game – even if it means coming after Thad's wife and their baby.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris, Robert Joy, Kent Broadhurst, Beth Grant, Rutanya Alda, Tom Mardirosian, Larry John Meyers ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1993-04-23

Striking Distance

5.8/10 IMDB

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore, Brion James, Robert Pastorelli, Timothy Busfield, John Mahoney, Andre Braugher, Tom Atkins ..
Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
Release date: 1993-09-17


6.2/10 IMDB

Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night she is awakened by a commotion upstairs. Peering out of her door, she sees a shadowy figure descending the stairs. Convinced that her neighbour has been murdered she approaches the police, only to find that she is unsure if it was just her new eyes playing tricks on her.

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, James Remar, Peter Friedman, Bruce A. Young, Laurie Metcalf, Matt Roth, Lia D. Mortensen, Paul Dillon, Greg Noonan ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1993-10-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Prime Suspect 3

Prime Suspect 3

8.1/10 IMDB

Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Starring: Helen Mirren, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Ciarán Hinds, Mark Strong, Jonny Lee Miller ..
Directed by: David Drury
Release date: 1993-12-19
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : The Hour of The Pig

The Hour of The Pig

6.6/10 IMDB

In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is pushed to defend a pig, owned by the mysterious gypsy Samira. The pig has been arrested for the murder of a young boy.

Starring: Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence, Amina Annabi, Nicol Williamson, Michael Gough, Harriet Walter, Jim Carter, Lysette Anthony, Sophie Dix ..
Directed by: Leslie Megahey
Release date: 1993-09-25
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : The Eligible Bachelor

The Eligible Bachelor

6.6/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes' problem with disturbing dreams proves to be both an impediment and an aid in the search for a missing woman.

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Simon Williams, Paris Jefferson, Joanna McCallum, Geoffrey Beevers, Anna Calder-Marshall, Anna Calder-Marshall, Heather Chasen, Bob Sessions ..
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Release date: 1993-02-03

Flesh and Bone

6.2/10 IMDB

Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.

Starring: Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, James Caan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia McNeal, Ron Kuhlman, Jerry Swindall, Ryan Bohls, Ez Perez, Craig Erickson ..
Directed by: Steve Kloves
Release date: 1993-11-05

Dark Waters

6.0/10 IMDB

A woman investigates the disappearance of her friend and her own murky past when she travels to a mysterious convent on a barren island.

Starring: Louise Salter, Venera Simmons, Mariya Kapnist, Lubov Snegur, Albina Skarga, Valeriy Bassel, Pavel Sokolov, Anna Rose Phipps ..
Directed by: Mariano Baino
Release date: 1993-12-29

Dama de Noche

6.1/10 IMDB

Bruno, a novelist with no luck goes to call for help from his love always sofia, who is in Veracruz desolate without knowing what to do with the corpse of her boyfriend who died because of a heart attack while they made love

Starring: Rafael Sánchez Navarro, Cecilia Toussaint, Miguel Córcega, Miguel Córcega, Abel Woolrich, Abel Woolrich ..
Directed by: Eva López Sánchez
Release date: 1993-05-18

Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

4.1/10 IMDB

Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been reborn with the bone-chilling ability to assume the identity of anyone he touches. The terrifying truth is that he could be anywhere, or anybody. In this shocking, blood-soaked finale to Jason's carnage-ridden reign of terror, the horrible secret of his unstoppable killing instinct is finally revealed. And once you know the chilling facts, you'll see him in your nightmares! And he'll see you in hell!

Starring: Kane Hodder, John D. LeMay, Kari Keegan, Steven Williams, Steven Culp, Erin Gray, Rusty Schwimmer, Richard Gant, Leslie Jordan, Billy Green Bush ..
Directed by: Adam Marcus
Release date: 1993-08-13

Dream Lover

6.2/10 IMDB

Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone through a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage and stability is just too important. But when he meets Lena his gloom is quickly forgotten.

Starring: James Spader, Mädchen Amick, Fredric Lehne, Bess Armstrong, Larry Miller, Kathleen York, Kate Williamson, Tom Lillard, William Shockley, Carl Sundstrom ..
Directed by: Nicholas Kazan
Release date: 1993-10-24

Money for Nothing

5.7/10 IMDB

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.

Starring: John Cusack, Debi Mazar, Michael Madsen, Benicio del Toro, Michael Rapaport, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alice Drummond, Maury Chaykin, James Gandolfini, Fionnula Flanagan ..
Directed by: Ramón Menéndez
Release date: 1993-09-10

Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss

7.2/10 IMDB

On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect when Stratton is murdered by someone poisoning him. As an old friend, Perry Mason comes to the help of Kris and agrees to defend her. Meanwhile Ken goes in search of information with the help of fan of the show.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Linda Dano, Stuart Whitman, Genie Francis, Sean Kanan, Kurt Soderstrom, Mark Boudler, Wendelin Harston ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1993-11-29

Guilty as Sin

5.6/10 IMDB

Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.

Starring: Rebecca De Mornay, Don Johnson, Dana Ivey, Stephen Lang, Jack Warden, Ron White, Norma Dell'Agnese, Sean McCann, Luis Guzmán, Denis Akiyama ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1993-06-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal

Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal

6.8/10 IMDB

The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the formula missing. Her husband is arrested and Perry defends him.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Carmen Argenziano, Polly Bergen, Morgan Fairchild, Dan Kopper, Scott Thompson Baker, Jonathan Banks, Michael Halsey ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1993-02-19

Jonny's Golden Quest

6.5/10 IMDB

In the first feature-length animated movie based on the Hanna-Barbera series, Jonny Quest fans get to meet the women behind the adventurous men. Joining scientist Benton Quest, his plucky son Jonny, bodyguard Race Bannon and Jonny's young pal Hadji are Benton's biologist wife Rachel, Race's ex-wife Jade and young 12-year-old Jessie, who harbors a big secret. Throughout, Team Quest battles the evil schemes of modern-day alchemist Dr. Zin, who has cloned himself and created an army of mutant reptiles in the Peruvian rain forest. The clash there results in a tragedy that changes Jonny's life forever - and later leads to a worldwide pursuit of Zin that includes examining rare Leonardo da Vinci documents in Paris, exploring the Roman catacombs and a final confrontation in the Australian outback.

Starring: Will Estes, Ed Gilbert, George Hearn, Whit Hertford, Meredith MacRae, Anndi McAfee, Don Messick, Rob Paulsen, Peter Renaday, Pepe Serna ..
Directed by: Don Lusk, Paul Sommers
Release date: 1993-04-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Sherlock Holmes Returns

Sherlock Holmes Returns

6.2/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. There he is joined by a new group of Baker Street Irregulars led by Zapper. His battles lead him to the evil Moriarty clan led by James Moriarty Booth.

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Debrah Farentino, Mark Adair-Rios, Ken Pogue, Kerry Sandomirsky ..
Directed by: Kenneth Johnson
Release date: 1993-09-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Wicked Wives

Perry Mason: The Case of the Wicked Wives

6.6/10 IMDB

Anthony Caruso, an old friend of Perry Mason, comes to Denver on the request of Dee Morrison. She's married to famed photographer David Morrison, who wants to shoot a photo featuring his former models. The tricky thing is that all of his former models are also his former wives. But Dee knows Anthony can convince them to do it which he does. And David shoots them. Later Dee catches David it what appears to be in an inappropriate situation with his assistant. They have an argument and she leaves. Later David is found dead and she's arrested and Anthony defends her. And he suspects it could have been one of the wives

Starring: Paul Sorvino, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Maud Adams, Eric Braeden, Kim Alexis, Shelley Hack, Kathy Ireland, Beverly Johnson, Charles Macaulay ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1993-12-17
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host

Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host

6.9/10 IMDB

Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she arranges Perry to be interviewed by Winslow Keene who is also the station's owner. Winslow enrages the rest of the talk show hosts on the station by informing them of changes that he is making to their time slots. That night, Winslow is shot by a hit man hired by someone at the station and Sheila is set up for the murder. She calls in Perry and as usual Perry, Della and Ken swing into action to find out who really did it.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Regis Philbin, Cristina Ferrare, Montel Williams, Alan Blumenfeld, Fritz Coleman, G. Gordon Liddy, Fred Roggin ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1993-05-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Stille Nacht IV: Can't Go Wrong Without You

Stille Nacht IV: Can't Go Wrong Without You

6.8/10 IMDB

Short animated film featuring the song "Can't Go Wrong Without You" by His Name Is Alive.

Directed by: Timothy Quay, Stephen Quay
Release date: 1993-12-31
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Precious Victims

Precious Victims

6.6/10 IMDB

Paula and Robert Sims are desperate: their 12 days old baby has been kidnapped! Since there's no trace of the kidnappers, they address the public for help. Shortly after their daughter is found dead. When the same happens three years later to their second daughter, Sheriff Yocom becomes suspicious.

Starring: Richard Thomas, Robyn Lively, Park Overall, Robby Benson, Frederic Forrest, Brion James, Cliff DeYoung, Nancy Cartwright, Eileen Brennan, Mary Pat Gleason ..
Directed by: Peter Levin
Release date: 1993-09-27


7.5/10 IMDB

What would you do if you came home and found your wife dead? Do you call the cops? Her parents? That's where the true nightmare begins. A story of love and addiction. An experimental docudrama made by Perry Farrell

Starring: Perry Farrell, Casey Niccoli ..
Directed by: Perry Farrell, Casey Niccoli
Release date: 1993-11-01

Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway

5.0/10 IMDB

A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's no record of a murder or even her death.

Starring: Ami Dolenz, Timothy Gibbs, Laraine Newman, John Gatins, Julie Michaels, Christopher Michael Moore, Sarah Kaite Coughlan, Marvin Kaplan, Jeff Feringa, Todd Allen ..
Directed by: Kevin Tenney
Release date: 1993-07-28

Slaughter of the Innocents

5.1/10 IMDB

A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus, Sheila Tousey, Darlanne Fluegel, Zitto Kazann, Aaron Eckhart, Armin Shimerman, Kevin Sorbo, Terri Hawkes, Linden Ashby ..
Directed by: James Glickenhaus
Release date: 1993-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Hart to Hart Returns

Hart to Hart Returns

6.6/10 IMDB

Jonathan Hart, the wealthy entrepreneur, and his charming investigative reporter wife, Jennifer, once again get caught up in a mystery, this time involving corrupt government contractors. Aided by their trusty servant Max, who is more family than employee, and their dog Freeway, the Harts try to resolve issues with an investigation into Jonathan’s business dealings with an old friend in the aerospace industry, and find themselves in the midst of a dark plot which will put Jonathan’s freedom, their home, and even their lives in jeopardy.

Starring: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Mike Connors, Mike Connors, Lance Guest, Lance Guest, David Purdham, Brian Reddy, Kevin Brophy ..
Directed by: Peter Roger Hunt
Release date: 1993-11-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Lifepod


5.5/10 IMDB

Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them

Starring: Robert Loggia, Jessica Tuck, Ron Silver, Ed Gale, Stan Shaw, Adam Storke, Kelli Williams, CCH Pounder, Lisa Waltz, Cork Hubbert ..
Directed by: Ron Silver
Release date: 1993-06-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Age of Treason

Age of Treason

6.0/10 IMDB

It's 69AD in Rome and streetwise hustler Marcus Didius Falco gets caught up in the death of the son of a man close to the new emperor, Vespasian. Hired by the victim's sister to discover the truth, Falco and his newly acquired slave, the gladiator Justus, uncover plots involving a cult which reaches into the Imperial household.

Starring: Bryan Brown, Matthias Hues, Art Malik, Anthony Valentine, Amanda Pays, Sophie Okonedo, Jamie Glover, Alan Shearman, William Hootkins, Ian McNeice ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1993-06-20

The Temp

5.3/10 IMDB

A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dwight Schultz, Oliver Platt, Steven Weber, Colleen Flynn, Faye Dunaway, Scott Coffey, Dakin Matthews, Maura Tierney ..
Directed by: Tom Holland
Release date: 1993-02-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Diagnosis Murder: A Twist of the Knife

Diagnosis Murder: A Twist of the Knife

7.0/10 IMDB

Dr Sloan suspects that his flame of long ago, famous heart surgeon Dr Rachel Walters, has murdered US Senator Cabot on the occasion of a guest operation at the community hospital. After a long investigation, Sloan and fellow detectives Dr Bentley and Dr Parker discover her motive: Years ago, Cabot had caused a hit-and-run accident that put her daughter into coma. But how did Dr Walters manage to pass the deadly bacteria on to the senator in front of TV cameras?

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Suzanne Pleshette, Cynthia Gibb, Christina Pickles, Stephen Caffrey, Corinne Bohrer, Dan Kopper, Barry Van Dyke, Luca Bercovici, Ken Lerner ..
Directed by: Jerry London
Release date: 1993-02-13

Private Crimes

7.4/10 IMDB

This Italian TV mini-series (4 episodes) is directed by giallo great Sergio Martino and stars some of the most recognizable stars of Italian genre cinema, including Edwige Fenech, Ray Lovelock, and Alida Valli. Story: Sandra Venturi, studying to be a singer at the conservatory of music in the Italian town of Lucca, has a promising career in opera ahead of her. On the eve of her nineteenth birthday, during a thunderstorm, the young singer leaves the apartment she shares with her mother Nicole Venturi, a journalist. Sandra is on her way to a secret rendezvous with a married man. He is murdered shortly before Sandra arrives at the deserted villa outside the town which they had chosen as their meeting point. When Marco's corpse is discovered the next morning, Nicole senses that reporting this case will make her famous outside her local region. What she doesn't know is that her daughter is also missing ...

Starring: Edwige Fenech, Ray Lovelock, Alida Valli, Gabriele Ferzetti, Annie Girardot, Lorenzo Flaherty, Silvia Mocci, Paolo Malco, Victoria Vera, Gudrun Landgrebe ..
Directed by: Sergio Martino
Release date: 1993-01-24
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story

Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story

5.8/10 IMDB

When a woman dies in a supposed accident, her parents suspect their son-in-law of foul play. When the police begin to agree, the murder suspect vanishes.

Starring: Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bartlett, Andy Romano, Sally Murphy, Dennis Boutsikaris, Michael O'Neill, Gregg Henry, John Achorn, Gregg Almquist, James M. Connor ..
Directed by: John Cosgrove
Release date: 1993-11-09
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Stille Nacht III: Tales from Vienna Woods

Stille Nacht III: Tales from Vienna Woods

6.3/10 IMDB

Near an extraordinary chair with many legs, a hand is visible gripping an edge. The hand is weathered, the fingers cracked and scarred. The end of a rifle appears and a shot fires. The bullet is visible whirling through space; it caroms and then goes through a pine cone. A long spoon emerges from a drawer in the chair and stretches toward the hand. The bullet is on the spoon. Later, the hand holds the bullet between two fingers; another shot is fired.

Directed by: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
Release date: 1993-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : The Hound of London

The Hound of London

4.0/10 IMDB

The Hound of London

Starring: Patrick Macnee, John Scott-Paget, Colin Skinner, Jack Macreath, Craig Bowlsby, Sophia Thornley, Carolyn Wilkinson, Drew Kemp, Ned Lemley, Ed Belanger ..
Directed by: Gil Letourneau, Peter Reynolds-Long
Release date: 1993-08-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

6.8/10 IMDB

An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Starring: Michelle Evans, Robert Powell, Gemma Craven, Gareth Arnold, Barry Evans, Glyn Houston, Ronald Fraser, Emma Healey, Freddie Jones, Rosemary Leach ..
Directed by: Timothy Forder
Release date: 1993-04-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Complex of Fear

Complex of Fear

5.1/10 IMDB

Condominium residents are terrified when they learn that two of their neighbors have been brutally raped and that the culprit may be living in their midst. A police manhunt ensues. One officer, who actually lives in the complex, is particularly troubled, for not only do the incidents cause his wife to admit that she was a victim of date rape, he is also the one who had a chance to kill the rapist and didn't.

Starring: Hart Bochner, Joe Don Baker, Brett Cullen, Ashley Gardner, Rus Blackwell, Jordan Williams, Lisa Darr, Ann Bronston, Michele Little, Kathryn Firago ..
Directed by: Brian Grant
Release date: 1993-01-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : They


5.4/10 IMDB

A father experiences strange apparitions after his daughter is killed in a car accident.

Starring: Patrick Bergin, Vanessa Redgrave, Valerie Mahaffey, Rutanya Alda, Nancy Moore Atchison, Ken Strong, Benji Wilhoite, Christina Keefe, Brandlyn Whitaker, Bill Bender ..
Directed by: John Korty
Release date: 1993-11-14


4.3/10 IMDB

A woman moves from NYC to LA after a murder, in which she is implicated. She is followed by what is apparently her evil alter- ego. She moves into a room for rent by a writer, and he begins having an affair with her, but after some strange things happen, he's not so sure if the affair is with her or her doppelganger.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, George Newbern, Leslie Hope, Dennis Christopher, George Maharis, Peter Dobson, Sally Kellerman, Jaid Barrymore, Sean Whalen, Danny Trejo ..
Directed by: Avi Nesher
Release date: 1993-03-01

Jack Reed: Badge of Honor

6.0/10 IMDB

When a young mother is murdered, Chicago police sergeant Jack Reed sets out to find her killer. But the secret world of undercover operations rears its ugly head.

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Susan Ruttan, William Sadler, Alice Krige, R. D. Call, Amy Aquino, Jo Anderson, Byron Minns, Neal McDonough, Justin Burnette ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1993-11-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Jericho Fever

Jericho Fever

5.1/10 IMDB

A group of terrorists bomb peace negotiations in Mexico. One of the terrorists contracts a fever disease during the attack. The terrorists flee across the border to the US and while they are in the process of crossing the border they committ a murder. The sick terrorist infects a large number of people in New Mexico, and the patients start dying as the doctors are unable to cure the disease. A female doctor from the Centers for Disease Control arrives in New Mexico. Together with an FBI agent she starts to search for the terrorists. But there are also others who are looking for the terrorists...

Starring: Stephanie Zimbalist, Perry King, Branscombe Richmond, Kario Salem, Michael Yama, Elyssa Davalos, Don Harvey, Andrew Johnson ..
Directed by: Sandor Stern
Release date: 1993-12-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1993 : Tainted Blood

Tainted Blood

5.7/10 IMDB

After a 17-year-old shoots his parents dead and then turns the gun on himself, an investigative reporter makes a disturbing discovery. The adopted boy was born to a mother who, as a teen, inexplicably murdered her parents as well. Even more alarming is the discovery that the dead boy has a twin, who may also be genetically predisposed to kill.

Starring: Raquel Welch, Kerri Green, Alley Mills, Joan Van Ark, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Lewis Arquette, Thomas W. Ashworth, Richard Gross, Molly McClure, Rochelle Swanson ..
Directed by: Matthew Patrick
Release date: 1993-03-03

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