Mystery

The Crucifer of Blood (1991) Fraser Clarke Heston, Charlton Heston, Richard Johnson, Susannah Harker, Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Crucifer of Blood (1991)
Beautiful, young Irne St. Claire enlists Holmes’ and Watson’s help for her father, a former veteran of the Great Indian Mutiny, who has become a hopeless opium addict. His drug dependence is a direct result of guilt and fear arising from a blood pact of secrecy made during the siege of Agra in 1857 in which he was party to the theft of a maharajah’s treasure, murder, and betrayal. When an avaricious co-conspirator dies under mysterious circumstances, St. Clair is certain that the curse will strike him next.
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Fallen Angel (1945) Otto Preminger, Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

Fallen Angel (1945)
Eric Stanton (Dana Andrews), thrown off a bus for not having the fare, begins to frequent a diner called “Pop’s Eats” , whose main attraction is a beautiful waitress by the name of Stella seems disinterested in Eric, he decides if he had money she would pay attention to his advances. He marries June Mills ( Alice Faye ) for her money, and stella is mysteriously murdered. Even though June Learns of Eric’s dishonest plans, she still loves him. It is with her support that he investigates the killing on his own, eventually discovering the shocking identity of the real killer.
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Happy Birthday to Me (1981) J. Lee Thompson, Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford, Lawrence Dane, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Virginia Wainwright is a spirited young woman who has returned to a private school having survived a deadly accident and regenerative brain surgery. She is proud that she belongs to the Top Ten – the school’s inner circle with the best students – and attempts to resume a normal life. But her friends are falling prey to a grueling series of murders, and soon there will be no one left to attend her 18th birthday party. Could it be her? Striving to rekindle the memory of her nightmarish accident, Virginia suffers from memory loss and traumatic blackouts. We soon learn the horrible truth behind her accident and what is going on before her birthday party…
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Un soir, un train / One Night… a Train (1968) André Delvaux, Yves Montand, Anouk Aimée, Adriana Bogdan, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Un soir, un train (1968)
Mathias is a Belgian linguist, living with French theatre producer Anne. After a quarrel about moral questions, they take a train to attend a congress. While Mathias sleeps, Anne disappears. The train stops in the middle of the country and Mathias gets off the train with an older man, Hernhutter, and a young one, Val. The train moves off without them being able to catch it up. They will find a village, but cannot get any help because they do not understand a word of what the inhabitants say…
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Nachthelle (2015) Florian Gottschick, Anna Grisebach, Benno Fürmann, Vladimir Burlakov, Drama, Mystery

Nachthelle (2015)
A drama with a supernatural edge, this genre-crossing gem finds two couples visiting a home from their past, and sexual tension that brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface and it seems unlikely the couples will return intact. Faced with an outcome that will upset their delicate balance of happiness, the world offers them a bizarre opportunity to correct it.
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Les abysses / The depths (1963) Nikos Papatakis, Francine Bergé, Colette Bergé, Pascale de Boysson

Les abysses aka The depths (1963)
Two young servants, two sisters hysterical unites a very tender friendship, have not been paid for three years ruined by their bosses. Required to stay there because of the money they are owed, they multiply in the house the misdeeds of all kinds. “Sir” is low, which led his family to the rout. It supports everything provided we never forced to see the truth. “Madame,” she any cash, because it is bounded and interested. She also can not become aware of reality. “Mademoiselle” finally married, but recently separated from her husband.
She tries to be compassionate, understanding, generous. It is, however, just as much, and probably more than others, allergic to this eternal truth that continues to flee. It is, moreover, unconsciously jealous of the affection of the two sisters. In this closed universe bursts terrible tragedy. The husband of “Mademoiselle” returns. He brings with him of purchasers in the house for sale. Given this perspective, the sisters have taken a real amok crisis. While the men were busy signing the papers, they massacred their two bosses.
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Cry Wolf (1947) Peter Godfrey, Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Cry Wolf (1947)
Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while a search is made for a missing will that would prove her claim. Sandra befriends James’ sister, Julie, who tells of strange noises and agonized screams from the laboratory wing of the estate. Between verbal duels with Mark, Sandra secretly investigates the lab and learns that ominous things really are happening.
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Deceiver (1997) Jonas Pate, Josh Pate, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Deceiver (1997)
Textile company heir Wayland is accused of murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth, whose body was found cut in two in the park. The murder is investigated by tough detective Kennesaw and his less experienced partner Braxton. Wayland is a heavy drinker and compulsive liar, he is prone to memory losses and periods of heavy violence. He is rich enough to access necessary information, and he gets the interrogators’ own dark secrets – Kennesaw is angry about affairs his wife had and had let off steam with Elizabeth, and Braxton has gambling debts with Mook, who is demanding payment.
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And Then There Were None (1945) René Clair, Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Crime, Drama, Mystery

And Then There Were None (1945)
Ten people are invited for a weekend on an island by a Mr U. N. Own, but he isn’t on the island. At dinner a record is played, by that all the people are accused of murder, suddenly the first of them is dead, then the next… It seems to be that one of them is the murderer Mr. U. N. Own, but the person in suspect is always the person who is murdered next. At last only two people seem to be left.
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La chambre des morts / Room of Death (2007) Alfred Lot, Mélanie Laurent, Éric Caravaca, Gilles Lellouche, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

La chambre des morts (2007)
Two unemployed computer technicians discover 2 million euros next to a dead body in a field of windmills. The money that they find deepens their pre-existing dominator-dominated relationship. The next day, a young blind girl is found dead near the site of the dicovery and it seems that the stolen money had been intended to pay her ransom. Another child is then kidnapped and the police carry out an investigation, in particular a young sergeant who is fascinated by the tragic event.
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Chloe (2009) Atom Egoyan, Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Chloe (2009)
Catherine and David, she a doctor, he a professor, are at first glance the perfect couple. Happily married with a talented teenage son, they appear to have an idyllic life. But when David misses a flight and his surprise birthday party, Catherine’s long simmering suspicions rise to the surface. Suspecting infidelity, she decides to hire an escort to seduce her husband and test his loyalty. Catherine finds herself ‘directing’ Chloe’s encounters with David, and Chloe’s end of the bargain is to report back, the descriptions becoming increasingly graphic as the meetings multiply.
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