Best Mystery Movies of 2003

1.

Mystic River

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman, Tom Guiry, Emmy Rossum, Eli Wallach ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2003-10-07
2.

Identity

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, John Hawkes, Alfred Molina, Clea DuVall, John C. McGinley, William Lee Scott, Jake Busey, Rebecca De Mornay ..
Directed by: James Mangold
Release date: 2003-04-25
3.

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Eva Mendes, Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Enrique Iglesias, Cheech Marin, Willem Dafoe, Marco Leonardi ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 2003-09-11
4.

Final Destination 2

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

Starring: Ali Larter, A.J. Cook, Michael Landes, David Paetkau, James Kirk, Lynda Boyd, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jonathan Cherry, Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Justina Machado ..
Directed by: David R. Ellis
Release date: 2003-01-31
5.

11:14

5.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the story of murder and deceit.

Starring: Henry Thomas, Blake Heron, Barbara Hershey, Hilary Swank, Clark Gregg, Shawn Hatosy, Stark Sands, Colin Hanks, Ben Foster, Patrick Swayze ..
Directed by: Greg Marcks
Release date: 2003-09-05
6.

Basic

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Starring: John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Giovanni Ribisi, Tim Daly, Brian Van Holt, Roselyn Sánchez, Cristián de la Fuente, Taye Diggs, Dash Mihok ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 2003-04-18
7.

Confidence

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any mark, he was an accountant for eccentric crime boss Winston King. Jake and his crew will have to stay one step ahead of both the criminals and the cops to finally settle their debt.

Starring: Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Morris Chestnut, Dustin Hoffman, Andy García, Robert Forster, Leland Orser, Louis Lombardi, Paul Giamatti, Brian Van Holt ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 2003-04-25
8.

Dead End

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

Starring: Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, Alexandra Holden, Amber Smith, Steve Valentine, Clement Blake, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Billy Asher, Karen S. Gregan ..
Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa
Release date: 2003-01-30
9.

Paycheck

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Joe Morton, Michael C. Hall, Peter Friedman, Kathryn Morris, Ivana Mili?evi? ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2003-12-25
10.

The Haunted Mansion

4.4
5.0/10 IMDB

Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at Sara and he thinks she's his lost lover.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Dina Spybey-Waters, Wallace Shawn, Marc John Jefferies, Jim Doughan, Rachael Harris ..
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 2003-11-25

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