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True Crime Fan? These 7 Murder Mystery Flicks Will Satisfy Your Inner Detective

Ravina SachdevRavina Sachdev  |  Oct 11, 2021
True Crime Fan? These 7 Murder Mystery Flicks Will Satisfy Your Inner Detective

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Who doesn’t enjoy watching a gripping murder mystery? The suspense, thrill, and unexpected plot twists of crime dramas make them a widely popular genre. It can feel maddening to not know what’s going to happen next, and yet we love it when a thriller is impossible to predict. If you’re on the lookout for films that rank high on suspense, then you’re in for a treat. From psychological thrillers to detective mystery films—we’ve rounded up the best movies for you that will keep you on the edge of your seat Check it out:

Seven

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Based on the concept of the seven sins, this classic movie has the potential to make you question reality and existence. The plot revolves around a detective duo who are tasked with apprehending a serial killer on the loose. Featuring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, this film will stay on your mind long after you’re done watching it. 

The Fugitive

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If you’re in the mood for a classic murder mystery, then this is the one you need to stream RN. After being falsely charged for his wife’s murder, Dr. Kimble flees from jail and is on the run to find the truth and set himself free. Exhilarating and intense, this high-impact chase thriller features Harrison Ford at his frantic best. 

Murder On The Orient Express

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Murder On The Orient Express is based on Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel with the same name. The film follows Hercule Poirot, a famous fictional detective who tries to solve a murder on the luxury Orient Express train service before the killer claims to get to another victim. If you’re a fan of ensemble murder mystery films, then you’re going to enjoy this one. 

The Woman In The Window

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The Woman In The Window is all about an agoraphobic ( a person having a fear of leaving one’s own home) woman spying on her new neighbours and keeping to herself until she witnesses an act of violence. We don’t want to give you any spoilers but let’s just say that this psychological thriller will have your undivided attention till the credits roll. 

Zodiac

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It’ll hardly be a list of murder movies without mentioning the OG thriller of all time. Based on true events, Zodiac revolves around a serial killer who stalks the residents of San Francisco. In spite of sending cryptic messages to the police about his identity, he remains untouched until a cartoonist uses his puzzle-solving ability to get closer to him. 10/10 for the thrilling cat-and-mouse chase! 

Murder Mystery

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If you’re someone who likes a comedy murder film, then you’re going to enjoy this one. The movie is about a couple who take a trip to Europe to revive their romance. On the flight, they meet a man who invites them to his yacht. It seems like a great idea until they become suspects accused of murdering a billionaire on the boat. Murder Mystery will keep you guessing about the suspense till the end. 

Shutter Island 

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A thrilling movie that revolves around Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule, two US marshals who are sent to an asylum in order to investigate the disappearance of a patient. It’s here where Teddy uncovers a shocking truth about the place. 

Shutter Island proves to be an absorbing and challenging film from start to finish. Oh also, the ending will blow your mind! 

So fam, all set for the ultimate true crime marathon?  

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