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Whodunit? 16 Great Murder Mystery Movies to Investigate Tonight!

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10. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Branagh’s rendition of this timeless story adds contemporary flair to the classic tale. Brilliantly shot and impeccably acted, it serves both as a tribute to the original and a modern reimagining that stands on its own merit.

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9. Death on the Nile (1978)

As Poirot’s vacation turns into a riveting chase for a killer aboard a cruise, we’re treated to a tale of love, betrayal, and murder. The Egyptian landscapes add to the allure, making this film a visually captivating and intellectually stimulating watch.

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8. Death on the Nile (2022)

This fresh interpretation from Kenneth Branagh brings new dimensions to the beloved Christie narrative. Rich visuals, a modern touch, and a plot as gripping as ever ensure that this movie earns its place in the pantheon of great murder mystery movies.

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7. The Hateful Eight (2015)

Tarantino crafts a masterful narrative filled with deceit, tension, and his trademark flair. Eight strangers, trapped due to a blizzard, become embroiled in a plot filled with shifting allegiances and hidden intents. It’s raw, visceral, and absolutely gripping.

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6. Knives Out (2019)

This film is a contemporary masterpiece in the whodunit genre. As a detective delves deep into the mysterious death of a patriarch, audiences are treated to a smart, star-studded, and intricately plotted story that pays homage to classic murder mystery movies while forging its own unique identity.

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