In 2019, Hallmark aired the first in a series of movies titled Mystery 101 (not to be confused with Murder 101). The film told the story of an English literature professor and a police detective who become involved in a mystery.
Mystery 101 was a hit with audiences and was followed by a series of follow-ups. In this post, I am taking a look at the Mystery 101 movies to provide details about the films, including the all-important viewing order.
The Mystery 101 movies in order
To date, there are seven Mystery 101 movies. If you wish to watch the movies in order, you should watch them as follows:
- Mystery 101 (2019)
- Mystery 101: Playing Dead (2019)
- Mystery 101: Words Can Kill (2019)
- Mystery 101: Dead Talk (2019)
- Mystery 101: An Education in Murder (2020)
- Mystery 101: Killer Timing (2021)
- Mystery 101: Blood Loss (2021)
Are all of the Mystery 101 movies part of the same series?
All seven Mystery 101 movies are part of the same series, with actress Jill Wagner in the role of Professor Amy Winslow, and Kristoffer Polaha as Detective Travis Burke.
Who are the cast of the Mystery 101 movies?
Notable cast members in the Mystery 101 movie series include Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha, Robin Thomas, Preston Vanderslice, Sarah Dugdale and Derek Green.
Who directed the Mystery 101 movies?
Blair Hayes directed Mystery 101 and Playing Dead, Andy Mikita directed Words Can Kill, Winnifred Jong directed Dead Talk, Michael Robison directed An Education in Murder and Fred Gerber directed Killer Timing.
What is the best Mystery 101 movie?
The Mystery 101 movies are seen as being of equal quality. If you like the first movie, you will like the next.
According to IMDb, the Mystery 101 films are ranked (from best to least-best) as follows:
- Mystery 101: Killer Timing (2021) – 7.6
- Mystery 101: An Education in Murder (2020) – 7.4/10
- Mystery 101: Dead Talk (2019) – 7.4/10
- Mystery 101: Words Can Kill (2019) – 7.3/10
- Mystery 101: Playing Dead (2019) – 7.2/10
- Mystery 101 (2019) – 7.0/10
- Mystery 101: Blood Loss – Not yet rated
If you’re a fan of the Mystery 101 movies, or you’re just getting into the Mystery 101 movies, then you may wish to know that a collection of the movies is currently available on DVD.
The Mystery 101 3-Movie Collection is available on Region 1 DVD and includes three movies: Mystery 101, Playing Dead, and Words Can Kill.
The Mystery 101 3-Movie Collection is available from all good entertainment stockists, including Amazon US.
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