murder-mystery movies

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Restore Point - (2023 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9362492/
https://www.csfd.cz/film/1242515-bod-obnovy/prehled/

Corporate and terrorist factions fight over the technology to resurrect people shortly after death.

Even-toned from acting, to pace, to the subtleties of world-building; excellent.

  • Trailer
  • Original title: (Czech) Bod obnovy



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The Andromeda Strain - (1971 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066769/

A satellite brings back a deadly pathogen which scientists desperately try to figure out a cure for.

It's got that oldie feeling, but with enough of a timeless element to make it really riveting.



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Oldboy - (2013 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1321511/
https://www.sonypictures.com/movies/oldboy

An everyday man's is kidnapped to make amends for past wrongs he couldn't guess at.

I can see it was trying, but boy is it inconsistent action without real underlying substance.



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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events - (2004 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0339291/
was unfortunateeventsmovie.com

Some kids lose their home and parents and get passed around to different family members. And stuff.

Kinda annoying and boring.



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South Park꞉ Post COVID - (2021 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15005868/

A murder-mystery brings grownups back to South Park.

Kinda meh.


Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace - (1962 movie) French poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056480/

I wasn't really paying attention, but it seems nice.



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The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes - (1935 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027136/

I really zoned out for this one. The audio was terrible too.



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The House of Fear - (1945 movie)

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037794/

A group of communists gentlemen live in fear of death, and Sherlock Holmes is curious about orange pits.

Kindof interesting I guess.



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The Scarlet Claw - (1944 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037248/

A mysterious spirit haunts a credulous town, and Sherlock Holmes gets interested when it starts killing people.

Quite an interesting classic.



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