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Vertigo

by:Hitchcock, Alfred

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman.

Editions:286  Date:1930 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Detective and mystery films, Drama, Film adaptations, Mystery films

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Witness for the prosecution

by:Wilder, Billy (1906-2002)

A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion.

Editions:85  Date:1957 - 2018  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Detective and mystery films, Film adaptations, Mystery films

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Eyes wide shut

by:Kubrick, Stanley

A wife's admission of unfulfilled sexual longings plunges Dr. William Harford, a New Yorker, into an erotic odyssey that could destroy his marriage and ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery.

Editions:203  Date:1987 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug-related material; Unrated version.; CHV rating: 18A.  Genre(s):Feature films, Erotic films, Drama, Mystery films, Detective and mystery films

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National treasure 2. Book of secrets

by:Cage, Nicolas

When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben Gates' great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The page is one of 18 pages missing from Booth's diary. When doing more research, the conspiracy takes Ben, Abigail, and Riley from Buckingham Palace to the White House - both places they break into - and even stealing a page from a secret book. But in order to see more from the book, their choice is either get elected president or kidnap the President of the United States. So, Ben kidnaps the president. The conspiracy then crosses to Mount Rushmore. Now, Ben will have to clear his family's name so they will no longer be linked to the assassination.

Editions:45  Date:2004 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for some violence and action.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Mystery films, Suspense films, Action and adventure films

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Lord of war

by:Niccol, Andrew

Chronicles the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa to selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, and through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s. He forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son. His relationship with his younger brother is somewhat volatile, he is married to a famous model, and he is relentlessly pursued by a determined federal agent and his inner demons sway between his drive for success and the immorality of what he does.

Editions:99  Date:2005 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, drug use, language and sexuality.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Crime films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Mystery films

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Rope

by:Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980)

Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage.

Editions:111  Date:1948 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Mystery films, Feature films, Detective and mystery films

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The Thomas Crown affair

by:McTiernan, John (1951-...)

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.

Editions:73  Date:1968 - 2010  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Detective and mystery films, Detective and mystery films, Mystery films

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In the valley of Elah

by:movie, paul haggis ( '07 )

Hank, a retired sergeant with the military police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. Hank embarks on finding Mike, recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, but makes a series of discoveries, including a murder, that leads Hank into a far more confused and disturbing situation than he'd expected.

Editions:48  Date:2006 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Mystery films, Detective and mystery films, Feature films

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Primal fear

by:Hoblit, Gregory

A Chicago altar boy is accused of murdering the archbishop and a publicity hungry local attorney decides to defend him.

Editions:63  Date:1996 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for brief grisly violence, pervasive strong language and a sex scene.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Mystery films, Feature films, Film noir

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A soldier's story

by:Jewison, Normnan

A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal near the end of WW II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots.

Editions:61  Date:1983 - 2011  Rating:Rated PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Feature films, Mystery films

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