Best Mystery Movies of 1995

1.

Se7en

7.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. McGinley, Kevin Spacey, R. Lee Ermey, Richard Roundtree, Richard Schiff, Julie Araskog, Mark Boone Junior ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 1995-09-22
2.

Twelve Monkeys

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, David Morse, Jon Seda, Frank Gorshin, Joseph Melito, Aaron Michael Lacey, Christopher Meloni ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1995-12-29
3.

In the Mouth of Madness

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

Starring: Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, Jürgen Prochnow, David Warner, Peter Jason, Charlton Heston, John Glover, Wilhelm von Homburg, Conrad Bergschneider, Bernie Casey ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1995-02-03
4.

Dolores Claiborne

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judy Parfitt, Christopher Plummer, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Eric Bogosian, Ellen Muth, Bob Gunton, Roy Cooper ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1995-03-24
5.

Clockers

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike’s older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein doesn’t buy the story, however, setting out to find the truth, and it seems that all the fingers point toward Strike & Rodney.

Starring: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Peewee Love, Regina Taylor, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Sticky Fingaz ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1995-09-15
6.

Copycat

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Will Patton, William McNamara, Harry Connick Jr., J.E. Freeman, Dermot Mulroney, John Rothman, Shannon O'Hurley, Bob Greene ..
Directed by: Jon Amiel
Release date: 1995-05-03
7.

Devil in a Blue Dress

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman named Daphne Monet, who he suspects is hiding out in one of the city's black jazz clubs. Strapped for money and facing house payments, Easy takes the job, but soon finds himself in over his head.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, Terry Kinney, Mel Winkler, Albert Hall, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jernard Burks ..
Directed by: Carl Franklin
Release date: 1995-09-15
8.

Just Cause

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

Starring: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Blair Underwood, Kate Capshaw, Ruby Dee, Scarlett Johansson, Ed Harris, Christopher Murray, Daniel J. Travanti, Ned Beatty ..
Directed by: Arne Glimcher
Release date: 1995-02-17
9.

Lord of Illusions

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Starring: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O'Connor, Famke Janssen, Joel Swetow, Daniel von Bargen, Barry Del Sherman, Joseph Latimore, Sheila Tousey, Vincent Schiavelli, Ashley Tesoro ..
Directed by: Clive Barker
Release date: 1995-08-25
10.

The Net

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down and make her the target of an assassination.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller, Wendy Gazelle, Ken Howard, Diane Baker, Ray McKinnon, Daniel Schorr, L. Scott Caldwell, Robert Gossett ..
Directed by: Irwin Winkler
Release date: 1995-07-28

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