Best Mystery Movies of 1994

1.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

5.5
6.9/10 IMDB

He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ladies. Whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man… or beast!

Starring: Jim Carrey, Sean Young, Courteney Cox, Tone Loc, Dan Marino, Noble Willingham, Troy Evans, Raynor Scheine, Udo Kier, Frank Adonis ..
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Release date: 1994-02-04
2.

Quiz Show

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

Starring: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, Christopher McDonald, Johann Carlo, Elizabeth Wilson, Allan Rich ..
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release date: 1994-08-25
3.

New Nightmare

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather Langenkamp play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Miko Hughes, Wes Craven, David Newsom, Tracy Middendorf, John Saxon, JF Davis, Matt Winston, Rob LaBelle ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1994-10-13
4.

Death and the Maiden

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova, Jonathan Vega, Rodolphe Vega, Gilberto Cortés, Jorge Cruz, Carlos Moreno, Eduardo Valenzuela ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1994-05-04
5.

Exotica

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric is having his own relationship problems with the club's female owner. Thomas, a mysterious pet-shop owner, is about to become unexpectedly involved in their lives.

Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Mia Kirshner, Elias Koteas, Don McKellar, Sarah Polley, Arsinée Khanjian, Victor Garber, David Hemblen, Calvin Green, Peter Krantz ..
Directed by: Atom Egoyan
Release date: 1994-11-30
6.

The Last Seduction

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory convinces her husband, Clay, to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to Chicago, where she ensnares her next conquest, insurance man Mike Swale. After getting a job at his insurance company, Bridget convinces Mike to run a scam -- but things take a deadly turn when she recruits him to help get rid of her husband.

Starring: Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg, J. T. Walsh, Bill Nunn, Michael Raysses, Zack Phifer, Brien Varady, Dean Norris, Donna Wilson ..
Directed by: John Dahl
Release date: 1994-05-26
7.

The Client

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots himself and Mark is found at the scene, and both the FBI and the Mafia quickly realize that Mark probably knows more than he says.

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony LaPaglia, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Brad Renfro, Anthony Edwards, J. T. Walsh, Anthony Heald ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1994-07-20
8.

Disclosure

4.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Dylan Baker, Jacqueline Kim, Roma Maffia, Caroline Goodall, Rosemary Forsyth, Dennis Miller, Suzie Plakson ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 1994-03-10
9.

Star Trek The Next Generation - All Good Things

4.4
9.0/10 IMDB

The final epic 2-part Star Trek: The Next Generation episode re-edited as a feature-length presentation. Past, present and future collide for Captain Picard as he finds himself bouncing around through three different time periods -- the Farpoint mission, the present, and the future in which many changes have affected the Enterprise-D crew. Meanwhile, the mischievous Q is back for his last time trying to help Picard figure out the meaning of a spatial anomaly... or is he only making things worse? You be the judge on this two-hour TV movie which concludes Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Release date: 1994-05-23
10.

The Getaway

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Michael Madsen, James Woods, David Morse, Jennifer Tilly, James Stephens, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Farnsworth, Burton Gilliam ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 1994-02-11
11.

Terminal Velocity

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald, Brooke Langton, Gary Bullock, Melvin Van Peebles, Cathryn de Prume, Terry Finn, Tim Kelleher ..
Directed by: Deran Sarafian
Release date: 1994-09-23
12.

Hercule Poirot's Christmas

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

Hercule Poirot is summoned to a mansion house for Christmas and is confronted with murder.

Starring: David Suchet, Philip Jackson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Simon Roberts, Catherine Rabett, Eric Carte, Andrée Bernard, Brian Gwaspari, Sasha Behar, Mark Tandy ..
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Release date: 1994-12-25
13.

Scooby-Doo! in Arabian Nights

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Scooby-Doo and Shaggy travel to Arabia to become the Caliph's Royal Food Tasters. But they bite off more than they can chew and are forced to run for their lives! It's a wild magic carpet ride as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and their genie (Yogi Bear) and a jolly sailor named Sinbad (Magilla Gorilla) take you on an adventure of mistaken identities, exotic locations and fun-filled action and surprises!

Starring: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Greg Burson, Allan Melvin, Eddie Deezen, Jennifer Hale, Rob Paulsen, John Kassir, Charlie Adler, Maurice LaMarche ..
Directed by: Jun Falkenstein, Joanna Romersa
Release date: 1994-09-03
14.

Blink

4.0
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: 1994-01-26
15.

Widows' Peak

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Scandal and mystery reign following the arrival of Edwina in a small Irish town populated entirely by widows. Edwina quickly falls out with the locals while also falling in with the son of the community's leader

Starring: Mia Farrow, Joan Plowright, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent, Anne Kent, John Kavanagh, Gerard McSorley ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1994-05-13
16.

China Moon

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.

Starring: Ed Harris, Madeleine Stowe, Charles Dance, Patricia Healy, Benicio del Toro, Tim Powell, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Larry Shuler, Robb Edward Morris, Paul Darby ..
Directed by: John Bailey
Release date: 1994-03-04
17.

Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

James Earl Jones hosts this film based on two stories by the late Rod Serling, who wrote the stories of the original 'The Twilight Zone' (1959) series. In "The Theater," a young woman attends a movie theater only to find that her life story is being revealed on the screen. In "Where the Dead Are," a Boston surgeon in 1868 searches for a scientist who may have the answer to a medical mystery.

Starring: James Earl Jones, Gary Cole, Amy Irving, Patrick Bergin, Julia Campbell, Jack Palance, Heidi Swedberg, Priscilla Pointer, Alex Van, Peter McRobbie ..
Directed by: Robert Markowitz
Release date: 1994-05-19
18.

Roswell

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found is nothing more than a downed weather balloon, Marcel maintains his military duty until the weight of the truth, however out of this world it may be, forces him to piece together what really occurred.

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Martin Sheen, Dwight Yoakam, Xander Berkeley, Bob Gunton, Kim Greist, Peter MacNicol, John M. Jackson, Nick Searcy, Charles Hallahan ..
Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
Release date: 1994-07-31
19.

Princess Caraboo

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then welcomed by a family of haughty aristocrats that only wants to heighten their prestige. However, the local reporter is not at all convinced she is what she claims to be and investigates. Is Caraboo really a princess?

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline, Stephen Rea, John Lithgow, Wendy Hughes, Kate Ashfield, Peter Eyre, Jacqueline Pearce, Roger Lloyd Pack ..
Directed by: Michael Austin
Release date: 1994-09-16
20.

Captives

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.

Starring: Julia Ormond, Tim Roth, Colin Salmon, Keith Allen, Mark Strong, Siobhan Redmond, Peter Capaldi, Richard Hawley, Annette Badland, Jeff Nuttall ..
Directed by: Angela Pope
Release date: 1994-05-03
21.

Radioland Murders

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who desperately wants her back. As the broadcast begins, a mysterious voice breaks the broadcast and suddenly members of the cast turn up dead. It's up to her husband Roger, to find out whodunit as the police chase him through the halls of WBN.

Starring: Brian Benben, Mary Stuart Masterson, Ned Beatty, George Burns, Scott Michael Campbell, Brion James, Michael Lerner, Michael McKean, Jeffrey Tambor, Stephen Tobolowsky ..
Directed by: Mel Smith
Release date: 1994-10-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Grimacing Governor
22.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Grimacing Governor

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

The alleged suicide of a gubernatorial candidate triggers a series of mysterious deaths leading to the governor's mansion, and "Wild" Bill McKenzie, a friend of Perry Mason, is on the case.

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Bonnie Bartlett, John Spencer, Gregg Henry, Kim Johnston Ulrich, Macon McCalman, Elyssa Davalos, Pato Hoffmann ..
Directed by: Max Tash
Release date: 1994-11-09
23.

Clean Slate

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing romance, this is less than convenient.

Starring: Dana Carvey, Valeria Golino, James Earl Jones, Kevin Pollak, Michael Gambon, Michael Murphy, Jayne Brook, Vyto Ruginis, Olivia d'Abo, Angela Paton ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1994-05-06
24.

Silent Fall

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

When an autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder, controversial therapist Dr. Jake Rainer seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow, J. T. Walsh, Ben Faulkner, Liv Tyler, Zahn McClarnon, Brandon Stouffer, Treva Moniik King, John McGee Jr. ..
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Release date: 1994-10-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : A Dark Adapted Eye
25.

A Dark Adapted Eye

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Barbara Vine aka Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder, obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative Eden, cut a path of secrecy and jealousy that leads to disaster.

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Celia Imrie, Jason Durr, Sophie Ward, Robin Ellis, Honeysuckle Weeks, Steven Mackintosh, William Gaminara, Ciarán Hinds, Pip Torrens ..
Directed by: Tim Fywell
Release date: 1994-01-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle
26.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A former associate of Perry Mason returns to handle the defense of a world-class chess player accused of murdering a prominent TV personality.

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Dixie Carter, Diahann Carroll, James Stephens, Molly Hagan, James McEachin, Derek de Lint, John Rubinstein ..
Directed by: Helaine Head
Release date: 1994-05-10
27.

The Stand

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each.

Starring: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Miguel Ferrer, Corin Nemec, Matt Frewer, Adam Storke ..
Directed by: Mick Garris
Release date: 1994-05-08
28.

Witch Hunt

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Detective Philip Lovecraft lives in Los Angeles in the 1950s when an ambitious Senator is holding hearings, on Magic. Magic is the new influence in Tinsel Town. Lovecraft is unique in that he is the only one who refuses to use magic in his work. Shortly after he is hired, he finds his client, Kim Hudson, accused of the murder of her husband, a film executive. Philip uses the talents of a local witch, Kropotkin, to explain what is happening only to see her accused of the murder and sentenced to be burnt at the stake. Reminiscent of Roger Rabbit, without the toons.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Bogosian, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Valerie Mahaffey, Julian Sands, Debi Mazar, Alan Rosenberg, Christopher John Fields, John Durbin ..
Directed by: Paul Schrader
Release date: 1994-12-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Judicial Consent
29.

Judicial Consent

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.

Starring: Bonnie Bedelia, Billy Wirth, Will Patton, Lisa Blount, Dabney Coleman, Kevin McCarthy, Jim McMullan, Michael Greene, Henry Brown, Sheila Hanahan ..
Directed by: William Bindley
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is
30.

Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

When a mentor and friend of Jennifer's dies, she and Jonathan return to the sleepy town where Jennifer once lived and worked as a reporter. Nearly immediately, they discover that all is not right within this picturesque town. The town's economic troubles pale next to the danger the Harts find themselves in as they try to sort out whether their friend's death was murder, and what sinister secrets may lie behind the truth.

Starring: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Maureen O'Sullivan, Alan Young, Howard Keel, Tracey Ellis, Roddy McDowall, Jack Kruschen, Mitchell Ryan ..
Directed by: Peter Roger Hunt
Release date: 1994-02-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Poison
31.

Poison

2.8
7.4/10 IMDB

P.I. Bill Harlow has his strangest case yet – or, at least, his strangest client – a dead man. Jonathan Woods, a wealthy nightclub owner, stumbles into Harlow’s office having been poisoned and with only minutes left to breath. He throws a wad of cash on the gumshoe’s desk to find out who did him in. Suspect Number One: Veronica Woods, a stripper from one of his clubs who he married a week before.

Starring: Celeste, Dyanna Lauren, Kylie Ireland, Celeste, Dyanna Lauren, Kylie Ireland, Sally Layd, Woody Long, Brad Armstrong, Marc Wallice ..
Directed by: Scotty Fox
Release date: 1994-01-01
32.

Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

The Harts find themselves in the middle of a dangerous murder plot, but it isn't clear if the plot it a famous author's fictional murder-mystery, or an actual murder plot, until Jonathan finds himself the unsuspecting target of a killer. It begins to look like the culprit behind the plot is an old friend, Frank Crane, but there may be a connection to a corporate takeover of Hart Industries as well.

Starring: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, David Rasche, James Shigeta, Fred Willard, Fred Willard, Vicki Lawrence, Mike Farrell, James Avery ..
Directed by: Peter Roger Hunt
Release date: 1994-05-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart
33.

Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

In their very last adventure, Jonathan and Jennifer Hart travel to The Big Apple, where a play she wrote in college is being produced on Broadway. But there's sabotage going on, and when a stagehand is murdered, everyone's a suspect - even Jonathan!

Starring: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Alan Rachins, Richard Belzer, Audra Lindley, John Stockwell, Lew Ayres, Michelle Nicastro, Christopher Murray ..
Directed by: Peter Roger Hunt
Release date: 1994-03-25
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Close to Home
34.

Close to Home

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A man faces police questioning after helping a drunk girl the night before.

Starring: Bruce Alexander, Tony Bluto, Elizabeth Chadwick, Laura Sadler ..
Directed by: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Release date: 1994-06-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.
35.

The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A.

2.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Detective Jim Rockford works to uncover facts of the death of a wealthy socialite whose two grown children are accused of murdering her. Complicating matters are Rockford's omnipresent "friend" Angel, and Rockford's ex-wife Kit, a lawyer who represents the children.

Starring: James Garner, Joanna Cassidy, Joe Santos, Joseph Campanella, Stuart Margolin ..
Directed by: James Whitmore Jr.
Release date: 1994-11-27
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Haunted Nights
36.

Haunted Nights

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Two inept private investigators must find the missing heiress of the McAngus Castle or else her inheritance goes to her evil uncle.

Starring: Jonathan Morgan, Steven St. Croix, Celeste, Randy Spears, Britt Morgan, Woody Long, Mystica, Sahara Sands, T.T. Boy, Marc Wallice ..
Directed by: Jim Enright, Jace Rocker
Release date: 1994-01-03
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of Thorn Mansion
37.

The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of Thorn Mansion

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Mystery! Action! Songs! Join Detectives Mary-Kate and Ashley as they undertake daring adventures. Pack your gear and help the Trenchcoat Twins investigate the danger that lurks. Along with their sidekick dog, Clue, Mary-Kate and Ashley promise to "solve any crime by dinner time." In this episode, the Olsen and Olsen Mystery Agency has been hired to find the ghost in a haunted mansion in Transylvania!

Starring: Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth Lambert, Mary Tuck, Casper Brindle ..
Directed by: Michael Kruzan
Release date: 1994-09-13
38.

Past Tense

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A former cop who is now a novelist notices an attractive young woman move in next door to him. He strikes up a conversation, one thing leads to another and he spends the night. She asks him to come back the next evening, but when he does he discovers that she has been killed. When he reports the murder, he is told that no such woman ever lived there, and when he gets back to the house there's a completely different woman staying there--who he's never seen before--who claims that she's lived there for years and no other woman has ever lived there

Starring: Scott Glenn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Anthony LaPaglia, David Ogden Stiers, Sheree J. Wilson, Marita Geraghty, Duane Davis, Ned Van Zandt, Corey Gunnestad, Mark Phelan ..
Directed by: Graeme Clifford
Release date: 1994-06-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Jack Reed: A Search for Justice
39.

Jack Reed: A Search for Justice

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Chicago police detective Jack Reed investigates the brutal murder of a stripper while he deals with corruption and bureaucracy within his own department.

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Susan Ruttan, Charles Hallahan, Miguel Ferrer, Michael Talbott, Rex Linn, Amber Benson, Allison Mackie, Justin Burnette ..
Directed by: Brian Dennehy
Release date: 1994-10-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Search for Grace
40.

Search for Grace

2.5
5.1/10 IMDB

A woman haunted by disturbing flashbacks discovers through hypnotherapy that she and her boyfriend led parallel lives with a doomed couple from 1927.

Starring: Lisa Hartman, Ken Wahl ..
Directed by: Sam Pillsbury
Release date: 1994-05-17
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes
41.

Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes

2.4
6.1/10 IMDB

When Spenser (Robert Urich), his psychologist girlfriend, Susan Silverman (Barbara Williams), and his right-hand man, Hawk (Avery Brooks), investigate a brutal murder in a quaint New England town, they discover plenty of illegal activity and cocaine. This 1994 made-for-television movie brings many of the beloved characters from the 1980s drama series (based on the books by Robert B. Parker) back to the small screen.

Starring: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Barbara Williams, Maurice Dean Wint, Sonja Smits, Alex Carter, Beatriz Pizano, Ken James, J. Winston Carroll ..
Directed by: Vic Sarin
Release date: 1994-01-02
42.

Love Is a Gun

2.4
4.9/10 IMDB

A model causes an obsessed police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.

Starring: Eric Roberts, Kelly Preston, R. Lee Ermey, Eliza Roberts, Joseph Sirola, John Toles-Bey, Jack Kehler, Harvey Vernon, Joan Stuart Morris, Peter Pit ..
Directed by: David Hartwell
Release date: 1994-11-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Playmaker
43.

Playmaker

2.4
5.1/10 IMDB

A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.

Starring: Jennifer Rubin, John Getz, Colin Firth, Jeff Perry, Arthur Taxier, Dean Norris, Belinda Waymouth, Diane Robin, Stephen Polk, Clare Kirkconnell ..
Directed by: Yuri Zeltser
Release date: 1994-05-14
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Midnight Tease
44.

Midnight Tease

2.4
3.9/10 IMDB

Between the realms of fantasy and reality lies Club Fugazi, a strip bar where the girls are being brutally murdered. The lead dancer dreams about killing the strippers each night before the murders take place. She's uncertain of her innocence, but her psychiatrist assures her she's not the killer. Now, it's up to him to convince the cops.

Starring: Lisa Boyle, Justin Carroll, Bob McFarland, Stephanie Champlin, Ashlie Rhey, Nicole Grey, Rachel Reed, Melissa Dutton ..
Directed by: Scott P. Levy
Release date: 1994-07-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : MacShayne: Winner Takes All
45.

MacShayne: Winner Takes All

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

MacShayne is a gambler and small time con-man. After serving a short stretch in jail, he goes to Las Vegas to see his son, but when he gets there, his ex-wife is no longer where she use to live and work and left no forwarding address. Leggett, a recently retired cop, approaches him and tells him that he will help him find his son, if he does something for him. It seems that he is planning to rob a hotel casino and he needs three guys to pull it off. Now two of the guys he recruited has agreed to it but the third is uncertain, so he sets up a poker game wherein MacShayne is suppose to clean him out thus giving Leggett some leverage on him. After doing that he discovers that Leggett is duplicitous and is going stab everybody in the back. So he decides to turn the tables on him.

Starring: Terry O'Quinn, Kenny Rogers, Wendy Phillips, Ann Jillian, Debra Jo Rupp, Claire Kupchak ..
Directed by: E.W. Swackhamer
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Natural Selection
46.

Natural Selection

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Software programmer Ben Braden has it all: beautiful wife, cute kid, dream house, sports car, great job. Then one day the doorbell rings and he finds himself standing eye to eye with Alex Connelly, every inch his double and hell-bent on getting Ben's material features as well...

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lisa Zane, Miko Hughes, Ethan Phillips, Cameron Dye, Joanna Miles ..
Directed by: Jack Sholder
Release date: 1994-01-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : The Lifeforce Experiment
47.

The Lifeforce Experiment

2.3
4.9/10 IMDB

A CIA agent infiltrates the research team of a scientist who seeks to capture the essence of a dying leukemia patient.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mimi Kuzyk, Vlasta Vrana, Corin Nemec, Hayley Reynolds, Miguel Fernandes, Michael Rudder, Michael J. Reynolds, Bronwen Mantel, Peter Colvey ..
Directed by: Piers Haggard
Release date: 1994-04-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : Dead Air
48.

Dead Air

2.3
5.0/10 IMDB

A distraught disc jockey seeks out a mystery caller who may be the killer of his girlfriend.

Starring: Gregory Hines, Debrah Farentino, Harold Ayer, Laura Harrington, Gloria Reuben, Beau Starr, Michael Harris, Eric Boles, Joe Colligan, Veronica Cartwright ..
Directed by: Fred Walton
Release date: 1994-10-06
49.

Save Me

2.2
4.0/10 IMDB

An accountant beleaguered by personal and professional problems gets involved with a femme fatale and her mysterious psychiatrist.

Starring: Harry Hamlin, Lysette Anthony, Michael Ironside, Steve Railsback, Olivia Hussey, Bill Nunn, Joseph Campanella, Neil Ronco, Sigal Diamant, Kato Kaelin ..
Directed by: Alan Roberts
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1994 : The Haunting of Seacliff Inn
50.

The Haunting of Seacliff Inn

2.2
4.9/10 IMDB

Susan and Mark move to a seaside town to buy an old house and open an inn. They came to look at one house, but Susan is inexplicably drawn to another. The house is high on a cliff overlooking a lonely beach. Something eerie is going on. A scary black dog appears. One strange guest stays at the inn. Susan finds letters in the attic written long ago by a wife who was terrified of something.

Starring: Ally Sheedy, William R. Moses, Louise Fletcher, Lucinda Weist, Tom McCleister, Maxine Stuart, Shannon Cochran, Jay W. MacIntosh, James Horan, Mary Weaver ..
Directed by: Walter Klenhard
Release date: 1994-09-22

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