1944 Mystery Movies

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| 1h 28min | Drama, Mystery
3.8/5 (with 337 votes)

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.

The Uninvited(1944)

3.5/5 (with 87 votes)

A brother and sister move into an old seaside house that has been abandoned for many years on the Cornwellian coast only to soon discover that it is haunted by the ghost of the mother of their neighbor's granddaughter, with whom the brother has fallen in love.

The Pearl of Death(1944)

| 1h 9min | Mystery, Crime, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 32 votes)

The famous Borgia Pearl, a valuable gem with a history of bringing murder and misfortune to its owner since the days of the Borgias, is brought to London, thanks in part to Sherlock Holmes. But before long the jewel is stolen, due to an error on Holmes' part, and shortly thereafter, a series of horrible murders begin, the murderer leaving his victims with their spines snapped and surrounded by a mass of smashed china.

Dead Man's Eyes(1944)

| 1h 4min | Crime, Mystery
3.5/5 (with 7 votes)

Artist David Stuart is blinded by a jealous assistant / model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. There's only one hitch: Stuart has to wait until after the man dies. Not surprisingly, when the benefactor dies a very premature death, suspicion falls on the artist.

Experiment Perilous(1944)

| 1h 31min | Romance / Love, Thriller
2.9/5 (with 13 votes)

In 1903, Doctor Huntington Bailey meets a friendly older lady during a train trip. She tells him that she is going to visit her brother Nick and his lovely young wife Allida. Once in New York, Bailey hears that his train companion suddenly died. Shortly afterward, he meets the strange couple and gets suspicious of Nick's treatment of his wife.

Rogues' Gallery(1944)

2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Reporter Patsy Reynolds and photographer Eddie Porter are assigned to interview John Foster, head of the Emmerson Foundation regarding a listening device the organization is working on. Foster evades them and they to the lab to see Professor Reynolds, the real inventor. Soon, they are involved in several shootings, blueprints that change hands several times, a corpse in their car that appears and disappears a few times, the loss of their jobs and several people who either think they are killers or candidates for being killed.

Directed by Albert Herman

Black Magic(1944)

| 1h 7min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 5 votes)

Chinese detective Charlie Chan solves a murder linked to the occult. This movie had an alternative title: Meeting at Midnight.

Directed by Phil Rosen

A Night of Adventure(1944)

| 1h 5min | Crime, Mystery, Romance / Love
2.4/5 (with 3 votes)

A lawyer tries to clear his wife's lover of murder charges.

Directed by Gordon Douglas - With Tom Conway

La torre de los siete jorobados(1944)

1h 25min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)

In Madrid, Spain, at the end of the 19th century, the young and reckless Basilio seems to be the only person who perceives the spectral presence of Professor Robinsón de Mantua, who begs him to take care of his niece Inés, because she is in grave danger.

La mujer sin cabeza(1944)

1h 17min | Mystery, Crime, Horror
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Mexican Fu Manchu adaptation.

The Whistler(1944)

| 1h | Thriller, Mystery
2.9/5 (with 9 votes)

A guilt-ridden man blames himself for his wife's death and secretly pays an assassin to kill him. But then he finds out that his wife isn't dead at all. And now the assassin is on his trail, with no way to call off the hit.

Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat(1944)

| 1h 6min | Mystery, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 6 votes)

To solve the murder of a man shot in a locked room, Chan must wade through a Fun House, the writings of an unscrupulous author, and chess pieces.

Directed by Phil Rosen
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Shake Hands with Murder(1944)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A female bail-bond broker and her partner help an accused embezzler prove his innocence. Having the body of the embezzler's late business partner pop up doesn't help matters.

Directed by Albert Herman - With Iris Adrian

The Falcon Out West(1944)

1h 4min | Crime, Mystery, Western
3.0/5 (with 5 votes)

When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim was slipped rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own kidnapping and near death.

Directed by William Clemens - With Tom Conway

Nine Girls(1944)

| 1h 18min | Mystery, Comedy
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

One of the members of a sorority is found murdered. Although the police are called in to investigate, some of the girls decide to do some sleuthing on their own to unmask the killer.

The Missing Juror(1944)

| 1h 6min | Mystery
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

A newsman tracks down a phantom killer of murder-trial jurors.

Bermuda Mystery(1944)

1h 5min | Mystery

A private eye and a niece investigate when six World War I veterans start dying in the same week.

Directed by Benjamin Stoloff - With Kane Richmond

The Girl Who Dared(1944)

3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

A group of people are invited to a party at a creepy mansion where legend has it a ghost appears once a year.

Directed by Howard Bretherton - With Lorna Gray

Mystery of the Riverboat(1944)

| 3h 38min | Action, Crime

A movie serial in 13 chapters: Some swampland becomes valuable, and various factions squabble over ownership of it.

Shadows in the Night(1944)

| 1h 7min | Crime
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A criminal psychologist tries to help a beautiful heiress going mad in a haunted mansion.

Directed by Eugene Forde - With Warner Baxter

Seven Doors to Death(1944)

2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

An architect (Chick Chandler) studies the doors of six shops and an apartment house to solve a gem theft/double murder.

Murder in the Blue Room(1944)

1h 1min | Comedy, Horror, Music, Mystery
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A singer, her girlfriends and a mystery writer stay in the house where her father was killed.

Directed by Leslie Goodwins - With Anne Gwynne

The Girl and the Devil(1944)

1h 32min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The soul of an evil witch about to be burned is transferred to the child of a pregnant woman in the audience. 19 years later a timid girl arrives at a farm looking for work. The farmer employs her despite his wife's protests. Soon it stands clear that the girl is in fact the evil witch, returned to wreak havoc on the farmer and his family. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.

El as negro(1944)

1h 18min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

This is the story of a convict fellow whose brother is a bright scientist that discovers a vaccine against a deadly infection. The clash between good and evil moves the convict to search into his soul and find the goodness that will lead him to the ultimate sacrifice.

The Mark of the Whistler(1944)

| 1h | Thriller
3.0/5 (with 6 votes)

A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man's old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.

The Girl in the Case(1944)

| 1h 5min | Mystery, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

William Warner is a lawyer who is famous for his skill at opening any kind of lock, making him a valuable commodity. William is unknowingly enlisted by German spies who want him to open a chest containing a secret formula. This leads to a madcap adventure involving spies, the police and lots of picked locks!

Directed by William Berke

Candles at Nine(1944)

1h 22min | Mystery

A rich but miserly old man taunts his relatives about who will get his money when he dies, and is soon mysteriously murdered. It turns out that he has left his estate to a beautiful young actress whom the other relatives didn't know was related to him. Several attempts on her life are thwarted by a detective, who sets out to discover who's behind the scheme to kill her.

Directed by John Harlow - With Jessie Matthews

Call of the Jungle(1944)

2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

A beautiful white girl resident of Ta'Pu, Tana, is determined to clear Harley, who is suspected of stealing sacred jewels.

Directed by Phil Rosen
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