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AFI's Top 10 Mystery Films

Vertigo
Vertigo (DVD - 2008 ) DVD MOVIE V and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:# 1. Released in 1958. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the novel "D'entre les morts" by French crime writer Boileau-Narcejac.

Chinatown
Chinatown (DVD - 1999 ) DVD 792.9 C and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1

Annotation:#2. Released in 1974. Directed by Roman Polanski.

Rear Window
Rear Window (DVD - 2008 ) DVD MOVIE R and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 6

Annotation:#3. Released in 1954. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich, "It Had to Be Murder."

Laura
Laura (DVD - 2003 ) DVD MOVIE L and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:#4. Released in 1944. Directed by Otto Preminger.

The Third Man
The Third Man (DVD - 2007 ) DVD MOVIE T In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:#5. Released in 1949. Directed by Carol Reed. Based on the novel by Graham Greene.

The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon (DVD - 2010 ) DVD MOVIE M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:#6. Released in 1941. Directed by John Huston. Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.

Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest
Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (DVD - 2010 ) DVD MOVIE N and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:#7. Released in 1959. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet (DVD - 2002 ) DVD MOVIE B and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:#8. Released in 1986. Directed by David Lynch.

Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder (DVD - 2004 ) DVD MOVIE D and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:#9. Released in 1954. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects (DVD - 2002 ) DVD MOVIE U and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:#10. Released in 1995. Directed by Bryan Singer.

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The American Film Institute selected these ten films as the best of the mystery genre in 2008. The AFI defines a mystery film as one revolving around the solution of a crime.


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