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List of the best films of detectives


One of the most popular genres of cinema is the detective. The plots of these films full of mysteries, unpredictability and intricacies. The detective picture is able to absorb and carry away the viewer into the world of mysteries, full of dangers.

The readers feature the detectives a list of the best works of our time.

10. The game1997

"The game" (1997) opens the ten best films of the detectives. The storyline of the film is in virtual reality. A successful businessman Nicholas van Ortan gets on his birthday a very unusual gift — a ticket to participate in the Game, which there is no information besides a few positive reviews from friends. Ortano promise a truly memorable experience. Joining the new Game, the hero realizes that all events in the alternative world really real and extremely dangerous.

9. The secrets of Los Angeles1997

In ninth place in the list of the best movies of the detectives located the film "Secrets of Los Angeles" (1997), filmed on the eponymous bestseller by James Ellroy. In artistic painting reveals the underworld to the glamorous metropolis of the 50-ies of the 20th century. Here everything is bought and sold, including the honor, glory and even feelings...

8. Sleepy Hollow1999

"Sleepy Hollow" (1999) — detective Thriller Tim Burton fantasy. The film is an adaptation of a short story by Washington Irving "the Legend of Sleepy Hollow". The main character of the picture of the young constable from new York Ichabod crane is sent to a village called Sleepy Hollow, where a mysterious series of murders being committed according to local residents the headless Horseman. All of his victims he leaves at the crime scene, decapitated. Crane will face a dangerous criminal who not to kill, not to catch, as he had already died...

7. Atonement2007

Atonement (2007) took seventh place in the list of the best movies of the detectives. Artistic, the picture was taken by Joe Wright based on the novel by Ian Matucana. In 2008 the film was awarded two awards "Golden globe" as "Best film" and "Best music". The film is set in 1935, of the last century. A gifted thirteen year old girl, Brioni has been writing plays. She knows about the romantic relationship between her older sister Cecilia and the son of the housekeeper, Robbie. When is raped by a cousin, Brioni Lola, she's pointing at Robbie. He goes to prison, and between sisters there is an irreconcilable enmity. From prison, Robbie is immediately sent to the front, and Cecilia, meanwhile, works at the hospital. Young people have a second chance at finding happiness. Brioni begins to realize that she made a terrible mistake, when giving evidence against Robbie, and now decides to redeem himself...

6. Dogville2003

"Dogville" (2003) — one of the best detective thrillers Lars von Trier. Is the first part of the trilogy "USA — land of opportunities". The film describes the events of 30-ies of the last century. Trying to escape from gangsters, a girl, grace falls in a small town of Dogville, located in a mountainous area. Local residents decide to adopt a refugee under the condition that she would work for them. Quietly of female grace becomes a slave, being imprisoned with violent inhabitants. Meanwhile, the girl is wanted by the police who accuses her of Bank robbery...

5. Changeling2008

"Changeling" (2008) — the American detective Thriller Clint Eastwood. The film is based on real events that occurred in the 20-ies of the last century in Los Angeles. Woman return of a kidnapped son, who is not a child. The main character makes every effort to find the missing toddler, trying to involve the police, but to no avail. Then she decides to enlist the help of journalists. Local authorities are trying to hush up the case, accusing the woman that she was a bad mother and recognize her mad...

4. Vanished2014

Gone girl (2014) ranks fourth in the list of the best movies of detectives. The film was shot on the novel by Gillian Flynn, converted his work into a screenplay. The events of the film begin with the fifth anniversary of the wedding couple Amy and nick Dunne. But after returning home the husband discovers the wife's home and finds traces of violence. The incident is given to the public domain, and Nick becomes the Prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife. Find all the police evidence against him. Nick stumbles at every step on the note, leaving everywhere disappeared. According to them, the treacherous wife wants to revenge her husband, by tying around it a tangle of suspicions that talking about his involvement in the incident...

3. Sherlock Holmes2009

"Sherlock Holmes" (2009) opens the three best movies of detectives. The basis of art paintings included works of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. The events of the film unfold in the late 19th century. One of the most brilliant detectives throughout the history of Sherlock Holmes along with his assistant Dr. Watson stop a serial killer, preventing the last of the six ritual sacrifices. The offender is sentenced to death, but he was cunning manages to escape punishment and escape. From Watson and Holmes need incredible eye and the mind to go out again on the trail of a cunning warlock.

2. Seven1995

"Seven" (1995) takes the second position in the list of the best movies of detectives. The old detective William Somerset is preparing to retire and to get away from the city and its sinful inhabitants. But a week before his retirement, on the head of the detective dumped two bad news: the oversight of his rookie mills and brutal murder. Intuition of an experienced detective tells him that the crime will be followed by a series of murders. And, indeed, the assumptions of Somerset come true in the near future. Handwriting of murders leads the hero to the thought that maniac's punishing his victims for committed mortal sins described in the Bible. Somerset is faced with a difficult choice: to wait to retirement to investigate or to pass on to younger, inexperienced partner.

1. The silence of the lambs1990

The work of American filmmaker Jonathan Demme "silence of the lambs" (1990) heads the list of the best movies of the detectives. Artistic, the picture is the winner of five Oscars and the winner of "Silver bear". The FBI is charged with investigating the chain of murderers committed by a serial maniac. For his habit of flaying the dead victims called him "Buffalo bill." Not finding any leads, Federal service decides to seek the assistance of a former psychiatrist and current patient of the psychiatric hospital, the brilliant killer-cannibal Hannibal Lecter. To it direct for the conversation, a novice FBI agent Clarice Starling. He agrees to help investigate only the case if the girl can taste the sick imagination of psychopath with details of his personal life. Between them there is a strange psychological connection, which helps to reveal the complicated case.

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