Best Mystery Movies of 2000

1.

The Gift

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the arrest of an abusive husband, but did he really do it?

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Katie Holmes, Greg Kinnear, Hilary Swank, Gary Cole, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, Chelcie Ross ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 2000-12-22
2.

Hellraiser: Inferno

3.9
5.5/10 IMDB

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, James Remar, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Sadler, Noelle Evans, Lindsay Taylor, Matt George, Michael Shamus Wiles, Sasha Barrese ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2000-10-03
3.

The Watcher

3.8
5.3/10 IMDB

FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown becomes the setting for some particularly gruesome murders--murders that could only have been committed by one man: David Allen Griffin. One of Joel's most elusive and cunning nemeses, Griffin has followed his former pursuer to Chicago in order to play a sadistic game of cat and mouse. Taunting Joel with photographs of his intended victims and leaving his crime scenes meticulously free of clues in order to keep the police at bay, Griffin derives as much pleasure out of watching Joel react to every movement as watching his victims die. But when Griffin moves into Joel's inner circle, Joel must quickly find some way to stop him before someone close to him becomes the next one to die.

Starring: James Spader, Keanu Reeves, Marisa Tomei, Ernie Hudson, Chris Ellis, Robert Cicchini, Yvonne Niami, Jenny McShane, Gina Alexander, Rebekah Louise Smith ..
Directed by: Joe Charbanic
Release date: 2000-09-08
4.

Urban Legends: Final Cut

3.3
4.3/10 IMDB

The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country. At Alpine University, someone is determined to win the best film award at any cost - even if it means eliminating the competition. No one is safe and everyone is a suspect.

Starring: Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Davis, Loretta Devine, Hart Bochner, Anthony Anderson, Eva Mendes, Joey Lawrence, Anson Mount, Jessica Cauffiel, Michael Bacall ..
Directed by: John Ottman
Release date: 2000-09-22
Best Mystery Movies of 2000 : Deadlocked
5.

Deadlocked

2.9
6.0/10 IMDB

A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney re-investigates the crime that his son's accused of.

Starring: David Caruso, Charles S. Dutton, Jo D. Jonz, John Finn, Diego Wallraff, Malcolm Stewart, Michael Tomlinson, Tom Butler ..
Directed by: Michael W. Watkins
Release date: 2000-06-18
Best Mystery Movies of 2000 : Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For
6.

Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For

2.7
7.2/10 IMDB

JB Fletcher is a speaker at Speakers Incorporated attended by various authors. Uri Malenkovitch also attends to promote his book about the KGB. When he is killed, Jessica helps a struggling writer accused of his murder.

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Richard Crenna, Robert Mailhouse, Kathryn Morris, Steven Culp, Duncan Regehr, Alan Fudge, Jay Acovone, Santiago Douglas, Daniel Dae Kim ..
Directed by: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Release date: 2000-05-18
7.

Dogwoman: Dead Dog Walking

2.4
6.9/10 IMDB

Margaret O'Halloran is a dog trainer with a unique talent and a nose for a mystery. Now an old lady has been savaged to death, her faithful dog is the prime suspect. But Margaret smells a murderer of the two legged variety.

Starring: Magda Szubanski, Tara Morice, Raj Ryan, Sandy Winton, Stephen Shanahan, Anthony Simcoe ..
Directed by: Rowan Woods
Release date: 2000-04-09
8.

Reaper

2.2
4.7/10 IMDB

Horror novelist Luke Sinclair retreats to a small town to finish writing his latest book. A young woman is murdered in the woods nearby, in circumstances similar to those in his bestselling novel, "Reaper". Faced with increasing pressure from a suspicious local sheriff, as well as the advances of a female FBI investigator, he must uncover the killer before he or she strikes again, further implicating him in the crime.

Starring: Chris Sarandon, Catherine Mary Stewart, Vlasta Vrána, Rob Pinnock, Gillian Ferrabee, James Bradford, Isabelle Cyr, Doug Sutherland, John Sanford Moore, Stephen Morgan ..
Directed by: John Bradshaw
Release date: 2000-03-15
Best Mystery Movies of 2000 : No Alibi
9.

No Alibi

1.6
4.3/10 IMDB

Bob Lessing is a successful businessman who becomes amorously entangled with a dangerous and mysterious woman. What Lessing doesn't realize is that she has been sent by her powerful criminal boyfriend Vic Haddock to collect a large sum of drug money owed to him by Bob's murdered brother.

Starring: Dean Cain, Lexa Doig, Eric Roberts, Peter Stebbings ..
Directed by: Bruce Pittman
Release date: 2000-03-24
Best Mystery Movies of 2000 : Poison
10.

Poison

1.2
4.0/10 IMDB

Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci. If looks could kill, they'd look like Traci: young, innocent, appealing, deadly. Traci clings like ivy to her devoted mother and strikes with a vengeance at any man who intrudes on their relationship. Traci's mother is an attractive woman with a healthy sexual appetite, and the attention she pays to the men in her life, whether for business or pleasure, sends Traci into a frenzy of jealousy and rage. Now Traci, using her budding sexuality, will do anything... seduce anyone... murder everyone who threatens to come between them.

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Jürgen Prochnow, Mandy Schaffer, Michael Des Barres, Mark Humphrey, Stacy Grant, Thomas Kretschmann, Suzanne Coy, James Leard, Kari Wuhrer ..
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Release date: 2000-04-04

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