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Top Mysteries (#1-100)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick 1
2 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles 4
3 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock 5
4 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
5 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski 18
6 The Third Man 1949 Carol Reed 30
7 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
8 Rear Window 1954 Alfred Hitchcock 40
9 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder 41
10 The Maltese Falcon 1941 John Huston 59
11 M 1931 Fritz Lang 71
12 Blue Velvet 1986 David Lynch 72
13 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero 93
14 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer 94
15 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan 112
16 Seven 1995 David Fincher 114
17 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 122
18 The Conversation 1974 Francis Ford Coppola 153
19 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch 156
20 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1920 Robert Wiene 168
21 The Big Sleep 1946 Howard Hawks 181
22 L'Avventura 1960 Michelangelo Antonioni 186
23 The Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan 188
24 The Wicker Man 1973 Robin Hardy 193
25 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 231
26 Solaris 1972 Andrei Tarkovsky 236
27 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 246
28 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
29 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger 280
30 The 39 Steps 1935 Alfred Hitchcock 281
31 Diabolique 1955 Henri-Georges Clouzot 286
32 Three Colors: Blue 1993 Krzysztof Kieslowski 294
33 Suspiria 1977 Dario Argento 310
34 Kiss Me Deadly 1955 Robert Aldrich 311
35 Last Year at Marienbad 1961 Alain Resnais 328
36 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 337
37 Stalker 1979 Andrei Tarkovsky 354
38 Oldboy 2003 Chan-wook Park 360
39 Great Expectations 1946 David Lean 362
40 Le Samouraï 1967 Jean-Pierre Melville 371
41 Mildred Pierce 1945 Michael Curtiz 409
42 Videodrome 1983 David Cronenberg 410
43 The Thin Blue Line 1988 Errol Morris 423
44 In the Heat of the Night 1967 Norman Jewison 436
45 In a Lonely Place 1950 Nicholas Ray 442
46 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
47 Hidden 2005 Michael Haneke 466
48 Ghost in the Shell 1995 Mamoru Oshii 475
49 Talk to Her 2002 Pedro Almodóvar 476
50 The Long Good Friday 1980 John Mackenzie 490
51 The Lady Vanishes 1938 Alfred Hitchcock 495
52 The Long Goodbye 1973 Robert Altman 503
53 The Audition 1999 Takashi Miike 504
54 Scream 1996 Wes Craven 527
55 Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Billy Wilder 534
56 Alphaville 1965 Jean-Luc Godard 551
57 Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Otto Preminger 561
58 Picnic at Hanging Rock 1975 Peter Weir 562
59 The Killers 1946 Robert Siodmak 568
60 Celine & Julie Go Boating 1974 Jacques Rivette 577
61 The Green Mile 1999 Frank Darabont 580
62 The Thin Man 1934 W.S. Van Dyke 588
63 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 Paul Greengrass 603
64 Minority Report 2002 Steven Spielberg 652
65 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 Steve Box and Nick Park 655
66 Bullitt 1968 Peter Yates 668
67 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 Alfonso Cuarón 673
68 Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 James Foley 685
69 The Omen 1976 Richard Donner 693
70 Lone Star 1996 John Sayles 705
71 The Vanishing 1988 George Sluizer 720
72 Eyes Wide Shut 1999 Stanley Kubrick 757
73 Ring 1998 Hideo Nakata 774
74 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 John Sturges 777
75 Dark City 1998 Alex Proyas 788
76 Pi 1998 Darren Aronofsky 796
77 Charade 1963 Stanley Donen 806
78 Klute 1971 Alan J. Pakula 815
79 The Fugitive 1993 Andrew Davis 816
80 The Prestige 2006 Christopher Nolan 819
81 The Bourne Supremacy 2004 Paul Greengrass 822
82 Mystic River 2003 Clint Eastwood 840
83 The Lady from Shanghai 1947 Orson Welles 854
84 Curse of the Demon 1957 Jacques Tourneur 860
85 Werckmeister Harmonies 2000 Béla Tarr 861
86 Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler 1922 Fritz Lang 863
87 Men in Black 1997 Barry Sonnenfeld 879
88 Jacob's Ladder 1990 Adrian Lyne 892
89 Lost Highway 1997 David Lynch 894
90 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
91 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 David Yates 906
92 The Bourne Identity 2002 Doug Liman 922
93 Shock Corridor 1963 Samuel Fuller 932
94 Les Vampires 1915 Louis Feuillade 944
95 Infernal Affairs 2002 Wai-keung Lau and Alan Mak 948
96 Basic Instinct 1992 Paul Verhoeven 949
97 The Barbarian Invasions 2003 Denys Arcand 965
98 The Draughtsman's Contract 1982 Peter Greenaway 968
99 Moon 2009 Duncan Jones 971
100 Friday the 13th 1980 Sean S. Cunningham 976
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