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Mysteries on DVD

Check out these classic mystery movies and TV series.

The Black Dahlia
Set in 1940s Los Angeles, two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased and soon he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
Columbo - The Complete First Season Columbo - The Complete First Season
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, appears to be an incompetent bumbler. But despite his appearance, he is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD.
Cracker - Series One Cracker - Series One
Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core.
Lord Peter Wimsey: The Nine Tailors Lord Peter Wimsey: The Nine Tailors
Twenty years after visiting East Anglia, Wimsey is stranded there after an auto mishap. When a mutilated body is found on the estate, Wimsey discovers a connection to the jewels that were stolen 20 years before.
The Maltese Falcon The Maltese Falcon
Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind.
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
On a mission to unmask the leader of a military uprising in Tong Moi, Mr. Moto finds himself deep in the darkest jungles of Asia posing as an archaeologist. But when his excavation of a local temple unearths a massive cache of weapons and explosives, Mr. Moto is compelled to join forces with a beautiful--but mysterious--adventurer whose interest in Tong Moi may not be as innocent as it seems.
Rear Window Rear Window
A photographer (James Stewart) with a broken leg takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman (Raymond Burr) may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden.
They do it with Mirrors They Do it With Mirrors
The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes.
The Wire The Wire - The Complete First Season
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.