Mystery films have been around for a very long time. Different mystery films have been created for all kind of ages. Some of the popular films that have been created for children are Scooby-Doo and Harry Potter.
Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American comedy mystery film that has captured the attention of young audiences all over the world. The film was written by James Gunn, directed by Raja Gosnell and stars Freddie Prinze, Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Linda Cardellini, Matthew Lillard and Rowan Atkinson. The plot revolves around a group of four young adult and a dog out to solve a mystery. After the show was abandoned for two years the group reunited to solve a mystery on a horror resort. This film that was produced in 2002 has brought in millions of dollars worldwide. The mystery being solved is a plan to catch the Luna Ghost, who lives in a warehouse, that has kidnapped Daphne Blake, the story end with Shaggy Rogers and Scooby-Doo causing the Ghost to be caught. After unmasking the Luna Ghost they discover Old Man Smithers who wanted revenge on Pamela Anderson for refusing to go out with him. It is implied that he kidnapped Daphne mistaking her for Pamela. After parting ways for a while, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo met back up to solve the mystery on Spooky Island. After which several more mysteries follow.
The Harry Potter Flims is a British-American film series based off the Harry Potter novels by author J.K. Rowling. The first Harry Potter film was aired in 2001 and came to an end in 2011. Harry Potter is a very popular character worldwide. I would say its probably one of the most popular mysteries for kids on the market today. Harry Potter was the only son and child of James and Lily Potter, he was also a half-blood wizard. The story goes that Harry Potter’s parents were murdered, trying to protect him, by an evil man known as Lord Voldemort when he was just a small child. After Lord Voldemort failed to vanish Harry from the face of the earth, he became know as the ” Boy Who Lived”. Harry was sent to live with his aunt who didn’t want him around and did not take care of him, but at least he was protected from Lord Voldemort until he was seventeen years only because of a powerful charm Albus Dumbledore made for him. Harry was also notable for being the only known Master of Death, having united the three Deathly Hallows at the mere age of only seventeen.