The Lodger (1927), Betrayed (2018), Hard-Boiled (1992), Number 37 (2018), The Absent One (2014), Cure (1997), Terror at the Opera (1987), Prince of the City (1981) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Detective movies.
When a landlady (Marie Ault) and her husband (Arthur Chesney) take in a new lodger (Ivor Novello), they're overjoyed: He's quiet, humble and pays a month's rent in advance. But his mysterious and suspicious behavior soon has them wondering if he's the killer terrorizing local blond girls. Their daughter, Daisy (June), a cocky model, is far less concerned, her attraction obvious. Her police-detective boyfriend (Malcolm Keen), in a pique of jealousy, seeks to uncover the lodger's true identity.Movie Details
In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner (Frances McDormand) and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan (Brad Dourif), struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in the streets, Jessner teams up with Peter Kerrigan (Brian Cox), a British investigator acting against the will of his own government, and struggles to uncover a conspiracy that may even implicate one of Kerrigan's colleagues.Movie Details
Intrepid Japanese detective Maiku Hama is on the case in this adventure. Hama is suave, macho, and cold but he is a total klutz. His attempts at machismo always fall flat. When he's out on a case he spends more time getting beaten up than he does solving the case.Movie Details
College student Yagami (Tatsuya Fujiwara) possesses a Death Note, a magical notebook that kills anyone whose name is written on its pages. Though he tries to use the notebook only to wipe out criminals, he's tempted to use it for less noble purposes. Yagami's life is complicated by a police investigation, led by the determined teen detective L (Ken'ichi Matsuyama), into the identity of a vigilante killer. TV star Miss Amane (Erika Toda), who also holds a Death Note, proves equally troublesome.Movie Details