Best Mystery Movies of 1997


Lost Highway

7.6/10 IMDB

A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.

Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito, Robert Blake, Jenna Maetlind, Michael Massee, Henry Rollins, Michael Shamus Wiles, Mink Stole ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1997-01-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1997 : Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

7.2/10 IMDB

Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Mel Harris, Ray Baker, Cliff Bemis, Keith David, Harriet Sansom Harris, Richard Riehle, John Vargas, Elya Baskin, Michael Krawic ..
Directed by: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Release date: 1997-11-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1997 : A Nightmare Come True

A Nightmare Come True

5.1/10 IMDB

Eerie dreams that haunt a young nurse heighten the mystery surrounding her mother's sudden disappearance.

Starring: Gerald McRaney, Katy Boyer, Joel Bissonnette, Jeremy Renner, Dann Florek, Shelley Fabares, Judith Scott, Mark Kiely, Mark Benninghoffen, Claire Malis ..
Directed by: Christopher Leitch
Release date: 1997-02-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1997 : Crowned and Dangerous

Crowned and Dangerous

4.8/10 IMDB

After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.

Starring: Yasmine Bleeth, Jill Clayburgh, Cassidy Rae, Gates McFadden, Oliver Muirhead, George Eads, Troy Evans, Lily Knight, Mathea Webb, Maggie Myatt ..
Directed by: Christopher Leitch
Release date: 1997-01-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1997 : The Sculptress

The Sculptress

7.4/10 IMDB

Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to write a book about her life, author Rosalind Leigh (Goodall) begins to develop a relationship with Olive and is soon convinced of her innocence. With the help of restaurant owner and former policeman Hal Hawksley (Fulford), she sets out to prove it and undo what she sees as a miscarriage of justice. However, all is not what is seems.

Release date: 1997-11-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1997 : Mind Rage

Mind Rage

3.6/10 IMDB

A serial killer's trail of dead bodies leads to the haunting past of two brothers and one woman's love for both men. The fact this features some fairly well known actors (one of whom died in 1997), yet took at least seven years to release, probably isn't a hallmark of high quality.

Starring: Charles Hallahan, Tippi Hedren, Dennis Christopher, Max Gail, Tamara Clatterbuck, Gina Gallego, Debbie James, Curt Lambert ..
Directed by: Mark Allen Michaels
Release date: 1997-06-01

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

6.6/10 IMDB

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

Starring: John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Jude Law, Alison Eastwood, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall, Paul Hipp, Lady Chablis, Kim Hunter, Geoffrey Lewis ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1997-11-21

The Relic

5.8/10 IMDB

A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.

Starring: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore, Clayton Rohner, Chi Muoi Lo, Thomas Ryan, Robert Lesser, Diane Robin, Lewis Van Bergen ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1997-01-10

I Know What You Did Last Summer

5.7/10 IMDB

As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year later somebody starts sending them letters bearing the warning "I Know What You Did Last Summer".

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., Bridgette Wilson, Johnny Galecki, Muse Watson, Anne Heche, Stuart Greer, Dan Albright ..
Directed by: Jim Gillespie
Release date: 1997-10-17


7.8/10 IMDB

In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Gore Vidal, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Xander Berkeley, Jayne Brook, William Lee Scott, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine ..
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Release date: 1997-09-07

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