Top 10 awesome movies like After Midnight with Boston Blackie that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching After Midnight with Boston Blackie and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Lew Landers, Chester Morris and Richard Lane . Here goes the list -

  1. Murder in Times Square
  2. Boston Blackie and the Law
  3. A Close Call for Boston Blackie
  4. The Phantom Thief
  5. Criminal Investigator
  6. The Falcon in Hollywood
  7. Blind Alibi
  8. The Florentine Dagger
  9. You Can't Buy Luck
  10. Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
  1. Murder in Times Square

    Murder in Times Square

    Actor-playwright Cory Williams is sitting in a nightclub when Longacre Lil, a Broadway vagrant, and asks him for some money. He not only refuses her but call her a fake,and she threatens him. Later he takes Milinda Matthews, his press agent, to her hotel and, as they are entering, a drunk lurches against Cory who pushes him away. As the man falls, Lil sets up a loud cry and a policeman appears. He examines the man and sees that is is dead. He arrests Cory for murder. However, Supai George arrives on the scene and points out that the man had died from a snake bite (don't ask) and not from the fall. Police Detective Tabor feels sure that Cory is connected to the crime, but lets him go free. Cory turns detective to prove his innocence. His task is not easy as three more people he is connected to also die from snake venom.

    This movie, created by Lew Landers, Edmund Lowe and Marguerite Chapman, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  2. Boston Blackie and the Law

    Boston Blackie and the Law

    Blackie performs in a magic show at a women's prison, which gives an inmate an opportunity to escape.

    This movie, created by D. Ross Lederman, Chester Morris and Trudy Marshall, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  3. A Close Call for Boston Blackie

    A Close Call for Boston Blackie

    Sleuth Blackie is framed for murder but manages to catch the culprit.

    This movie, created by Lew Landers, Chester Morris and Lynn Merrick, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  4. The Phantom Thief

    The Phantom Thief

    Blackie tricks a blackmailer-murderer into a confession. Story involves sinister seances and ghostly apparitions.

    This movie, created by D. Ross Lederman, Chester Morris and Jeff Donnell, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

  5. Criminal Investigator

    Criminal Investigator

    A reporter investigates the murder of a showgirl, who was the widow of a millionaire.

    This movie, created by Jean Yarbrough, Robert Lowery and Edith Fellows, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  6. The Falcon in Hollywood

    The Falcon in Hollywood

    The Falcon investigates the murder of an actor on a Hollywood backlot.

    This movie, created by Gordon Douglas, Tom Conway and Barbara Hale, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  7. Blind Alibi

    Blind Alibi

    Paul Dover lives in Paris and works as an artist. He is visited by Julia Fraser an art buyer and critic who irritates Dover with her opinionated attitude. When she finally finds a piece of sculpture that she likes, he quotes a ridiculously high price which she refuses, but she is very intrigued with him and at least she leaves on a friendly note. But Paul's treatment of Julia is not usual for him. Earlier he had received an upsetting visit from his kid sister Ellen. She is married to a very wealthy man who is running for office and who, although he is in love with his wife, will not bear any scandal. Unfortunately, we learn, she is being blackmailed by a man who was her fiancé before she married her husband. She discovered him to be a cad, and she broke off the relationship. But he had saved her love letters to him, and now is demanding two hundred thousand francs from her or else he will publish her letters. She asks Paul to help, and he agrees. The result is that the letters end up packed in a shipment going to the Los Angeles Art Museum. Paul determines to get them, and along the way he ends up on the wrong side of a criminal gang's intentions, and has to pose as being blind. This was RKO's method of introducing Ace, the Wonder Dog, their answer to Rin-Tin-Tin, who becomes Paul's seeing eye dog. Can Paul, with the help of Ace track down the letters, fight off the gang and save his sister's marriage?

    This movie, created by Lew Landers, Richard Dix and Whitney Bourne, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  8. The Florentine Dagger

    The Florentine Dagger

    Juan Cesare, a descendant of the Borgia's of Vienna, thinks he may have a murder streak in him acquired from his long-dead relatives, is is love with Florence Ballau, but her father lodges a strong protest. Papa Ballau is later found dead with a Florentine dagger of the Borgia type stuck firmly in him. Juan is all wrought up and tortured by thoughts he may have been the killer. But there is also a disfigured housekeeper on the premises who may or may not have had a motive.

    This movie, created by Robert Florey, Donald Woods and Margaret Lindsay, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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  9. You Can't Buy Luck

    You Can't Buy Luck

    Wealthy and superstitious race-horse owner Joe Baldwin practices philanthropy because he believes his charity donations bring luck to his ponies. One object of his bounty is gold-digger Jean Jason, about whom he has no illusions, and in order to get rid of her he finances her European vacation, and with her, unknown to Baldwin, goes full-time gigolo/part time artist Paul Vinette. Before a big race Baldwin is at an orphanage near the track and expresses his wishes for rain on the following day as his horse, "Sarcasm", runs best on a muddy track. The orphans resent his wish as it is also to be the day of their annual big outing, as does the orphanage assistant, Betty McKay, who chides Baldwin for his selfish viewpoint. It does rain but "Sarcasm" loses anyway, and Baldwin decides it was because the orphans were pulling against him. He arranges a big party for the kids and he and Betty fall in love. When Jean returns from Europe, she demands $50,000 to fade out of the picture. He tells her he will bring her a check. Paul sees Jean packing her bags, accuses her of running out, and they quarrel. She gets a gun and orders him out of the apartment and they fight for the weapon. Paul is leaving the building as Baldwin enters. A few minutes later, the police receive a call from a man claiming to be Joe Baldwin who says he has just killed Jean Jason. Baldwin is arrested and convicted on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to death. He escapes the police and goes into hiding in the home of a taxicab driver, Frank Bent, he had once befriended. Baldwin, with the aid of Bent and Betty, start the process of proving his innocence and also finding the real killer.

    This movie, created by Lew Landers, Onslow Stevens and Helen Mack, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  10. Mr. Moto Takes a Chance

    Mr. Moto Takes a Chance

    In the jungle near Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Mr. Moto poses as an ineffectual archaeologist and a venerable holy man with mystical powers to help foil two insurgencies against the government.

    This movie, created by Norman Foster, Peter Lorre and Rochelle Hudson, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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