Detective films which will make you smarter

If you’re the kind of person who likes to ponder the mysteries of human nature even whilst you’re relaxing, watching a detective film might be just the perfect pasttime.

We picked eight of the best of these films. Each one is guaranteed to entertain for hours – and to stretch your intellect.

Angel Heart 1987

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A somewhat mystical-themed detective film, which hooks you right from the very first moments and keeps you in a state of tension right till the end. The mixture of tones, the saxophone melody, and other hallmarks of the noire genre form the accompaniment to the case of a debtor's disappearance. The protagonist is met by numerous disturbing riddles which he as to solve to complete the case.

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