Best Mystery Movies of 1993

1.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Andrea Beaumont strolls back into town, rekindling an old romance with Bruce Wayne. At the same time, Batman is mistaken for a masked vigilante assassin who has begun systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Now on the run, Batman must solve the mystery, while navigating his relationship with Andrea.

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
2.

Manhattan Murder Mystery

5.4
7.4/10 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
3.

In the Line of Fire

5.2
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
4.

The Pelican Brief

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1993-12-16
5.

Fire in the Sky

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A group of men who were clearing bush 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.

Six Degrees of Separation

4.7
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
7.

Sommersby

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he 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
8.

The Vanishing

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating psychopath (Jeff Bridges) who kidnapped his girlfriend stalks Jeff, ultimately taking him through the exact same steps that led to the crime. In order to find out what happened, Jeff must put his own life in the hands of this devious stranger.

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
9.

The Dark Half

4.4
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
10.

Striking Distance

4.2
5.9/10 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

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