Crime & Mistery Novels

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Detective & Spy Novels

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1. Fletch Lives (1989)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

40 Metascore

After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

Votes: 20,668 | Gross: $35.15M

2. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

55 Metascore

A bit of an outsider struggling to fit into her new surroundings, Nancy and her pals set out to solve a mystery, make new friends, and establish their place in the community.

Director: Katt Shea | Stars: Sophia Lillis, Zoe Renee, Mackenzie Graham, Andrea Anders

Votes: 4,375

3. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Nancy helps two aging spinsters fulfill the byzantine provisions of their father's will, but the murder of their chauffeur complicates matters.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas, John Litel, Frank Orth

Votes: 709

4. Nancy Drew (2007)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

53 Metascore

Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Emma Roberts, Tate Donovan, Max Thieriot, Craig Gellis

Votes: 20,002 | Gross: $25.61M

5. Nancy Drew (1995)

26 min | Crime, Family, Mystery

A young girl, Nancy Drew, solves crimes.

Stars: Tracy Ryan, Jhene Erwin, Joy Tanner, Scott Speedman

Votes: 183

6. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Ed Gilbert, Pamela Sue Martin

Votes: 1,513

7. Fletch Won

Action, Comedy, Crime | Announced

When the man Fletch is about to interview turns up dead, Fletch takes it upon himself to figure out who killed him.

8. Fletch (1985)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

68 Metascore

Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini

Votes: 49,903 | Gross: $50.61M

9. Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery

When a close friend of the Drew family is accused of murder in a rural community, Nancy, aided by boyfriend Ted, helps her lawyer father expose the real killers.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas, John Litel, Aldrich Bowker

Votes: 603

10. Nancy Drew: Detective (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery

After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew sets out to solve the mystery.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Bonita Granville, John Litel, James Stephenson, Frankie Thomas

Votes: 855

11. Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Nancy Drew, reporter for the school newspaper, clears a girl of murder charges.

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Bonita Granville, John Litel, Frankie Thomas, Dickie Jones

Votes: 1,142

12. The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 673

13. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Bill McKenzie's niece works as a production assistant for controversial television personality Josie Joplin, who publicly accuses her of having an affair with her husband. One night ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Tony Roberts

Votes: 253

14. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When gubernatorial candidate Harlan Richards is murdered, the suspicions fall on the incumbent Governor Ryan Allison but when he, too, is murdered the plot thickens.

Director: Max Tash | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, John Spencer

Votes: 273

15. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle (1994 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Bill McKenzie is a retired lawyer who prefers to spend time working on his ranch. But he occasionally takes on a case wherein the defendant is wrongfully convicted or falsely accused, and ... See full summary »

Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Dixie Carter

Votes: 252

16. A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Anthony Caruso, an old friend of Perry Mason, comes to Denver on the request of Dee Morrison. She's married to famed photographer David Morrison, who wants to shoot a photo featuring his ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Maud Adams

Votes: 296

17. Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Stuart Damon

Votes: 382

18. Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 399

19. Bosch (2014–2021)

TV-MA | 51 min | Crime, Drama

An L.A.P.D. homicide detective works to solve the murder of a thirteen-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick

Votes: 57,422

20. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

63 Metascore

A lawyer defending a wealthy man begins to believe his client is guilty of more than just one crime.

Director: Brad Furman | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy

Votes: 224,681 | Gross: $58.01M

21. Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (1992 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But before the end of the ceremony, the uncle of the groom is found dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Ronny Cox

Votes: 340

23. Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo (1992 TV Movie)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Sleazy talk show host Ted Mayne writes a tell-all book, which enrages and embarrasses several very prominent women. One of them, actress Roxanne Shield, loses her composure during an ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Geraldo Rivera

Votes: 359

24. Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A painter fakes his death, in order to gain some additional money, because his works would revaluate with his death. But, unfortunately, he is killed a few hours after having "returned to ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Jane Carr

Votes: 324

25. Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dyan Draper, editor of a well-known fashion magazine, is infamous for writing columns that destroy other people's careers; she also drives her employees to near-madness with her orders. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Valerie Harper

Votes: 368

26. Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama

David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of... See full summary »

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Nancy Lee Grahn

Votes: 356

28. Charlie Chan in Egypt (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While investigating the theft of antiquities from an ancient tomb excavation, Charlie discovers that the body of the expedition's leader concealed inside the mummy's wrappings.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Warner Oland, Pat Paterson, Thomas Beck, Rita Hayworth

Votes: 1,965

29. The House Without a Key (1926)

Passed | 210 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Allene Ray, Walter Miller, E.H. Calvert, Betty Caldwell

Votes: 44

30. The Chinese Parrot (1927)

70 min | Mystery

Detective Charlie Chan investigates a pearl necklace, which has caused misery for all of its owners.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Marian Nixon, Florence Turner, Hobart Bosworth, Edmund Burns

Votes: 16

31. Behind That Curtain (1929)

Passed | 91 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

Eve Mannering realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lois Moran, Gilbert Emery, Claude King

Votes: 458

32. Charlie Chan Carries on (1931)

76 min | Mystery

Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, John Garrick, Marguerite Churchill, Warren Hymer

Votes: 512

33. The Black Camel (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The unsolved murder of a Hollywood actor several years earlier and an enigmatic psychic are the keys to help Charlie solve the Honolulu stabbing death of a beautiful actress.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, Sally Eilers, Bela Lugosi, Dorothy Revier

Votes: 1,427

34. Charlie Chan's Chance (1932)

73 min | Mystery

Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Warner Oland, Alexander Kirkland, H.B. Warner, Marian Nixon

Votes: 442

35. Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933)

70 min | Mystery

When a good-for-nothing man named Dan is stabbed to death and his arm broken, Charlie Chan is on the case. His first clue comes from the victim's sister, who noticed a prowler wearing a glow-in-the-dark wristwatch.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, Heather Angel, Roger Imhof, John Warburton

Votes: 408

36. Charlie Chan's Courage (1934)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.

Directors: Eugene Forde, George Hadden | Stars: Warner Oland, Drue Leyton, Donald Woods, Paul Harvey

Votes: 451

37. Charlie Chan in London (1934)

Open | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Charlie visits a wealthy country home in England. Suspects in the murder range from a housekeeper, to a stableman, to a lawyer.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Drue Leyton, Ray Milland, Mona Barrie

Votes: 1,944