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Detective-mystery films are usually considered a sub-type or sub-genre of crime/gangster films (or film noir), or suspense or thriller films that focus on the unsolved crime (usually the murder or disappearance of one or more of the characters, or a theft), and on the central character - the hard-boiled detective-hero, as he/she meets various adventures and challenges in the cold and methodical pursuit of the criminal or the solution to the crime.

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    Se7en

    1995, in 29 top lists Check
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    Memento

    2000, in 27 top lists Check
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    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 21 top lists Check
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    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 39 top lists Check
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    The Prestige

    2006, in 15 top lists Check
  6. 5 +1

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
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    Shutter Island

    2010, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Green Mile

    1999, in 15 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 37 top lists Check
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    Psycho

    1960, in 39 top lists Check
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    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 34 top lists Check
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    Rear Window

    1954, in 31 top lists Check
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    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 20 top lists Check
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    A Beautiful Mind

    2001, in 12 top lists Check
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    Twelve Monkeys

    1995 — a.k.a. 12 Monkeys, in 14 top lists Check
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    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 39 top lists Check
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    The Thing

    1982, in 20 top lists Check
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 29 top lists Check
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    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 20 top lists Check
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    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 27 top lists Check
  23. 35 +1

    Chinatown

    1974, in 31 top lists Check
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    North by Northwest

    1959, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 47 +1

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
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    Gone Girl

    2014, in 12 top lists Check
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    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
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    The Third Man

    1949, in 37 top lists Check
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    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 37 top lists Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 34 top lists Check
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    Prisoners

    2013, in 8 top lists Check
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    El secreto de sus ojos

    2009 — a.k.a. The Secret in Their Eyes, in 12 top lists Check
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    Blade Runner 2049

    2017, in 9 top lists Check
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    Rebecca

    1940, in 23 top lists Check
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    Zootopia

    2016, in 7 top lists Check
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    Solyaris

    1972 — a.k.a. Solaris, in 28 top lists Check
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    Chung Hing sam lam

    1994 — a.k.a. Chungking Express, in 19 top lists Check
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    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 18 top lists Check
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    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 20 top lists Check
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    Coco

    2017, in 14 top lists Check
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    Incendies

    2010, in 10 top lists Check
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    Seppuku

    1962 — a.k.a. Hara-Kiri, in 16 top lists Check
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    Witness for the Prosecution

    1957, in 11 top lists Check
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    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 21 top lists Check
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    Tengoku to jigoku

    1963 — a.k.a. High and Low, in 16 top lists Check
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    Pâfekuto burû

    1997 — a.k.a. Perfect Blue, in 14 top lists Check
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    Anatomy of a Murder

    1959, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Father

    2020, in 6 top lists
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    Contratiempo

    2016 — a.k.a. The Invisible Guest, in 1 top list Check
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    A Wednesday

    2008, in 1 top list Check
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