Best Mystery Movies of 2003


Mystic River

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: 2003-02-20


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

Phone Booth

7.1/10 IMDB

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell, Katie Holmes, Paula Jai Parker, Arian Ash, Tia Texada, John Enos III, Richard T. Jones ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 2003-04-04

Bang Bang You're Dead

7.8/10 IMDB

A troubled and bullied high school student fights against judgement from his community after threatening to bomb the football team.

Starring: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Foster, Randy Harrison, Janel Moloney, Jane McGregor, David Paetkau, Eric Johnson, Gillian Barber, Eric Keenleyside, Glynis Davies ..
Directed by: Guy Ferland
Release date: 2003-06-11


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

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

6.3/10 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

Final Destination 2

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


7.1/10 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


6.4/10 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


6.8/10 IMDB

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed couple's break-up sets off a chain of events affecting everyone in town.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Colm Meaney, Kelly Macdonald, Cillian Murphy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Shirley Henderson, David Wilmot, Michael McElhatton, Deirdre O'Kane, Ger Ryan ..
Directed by: John Crowley
Release date: 2003-08-29

Dead End

6.5/10 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, William Rosenfeld, Karen S. Gregan ..
Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Fabrice Canepa
Release date: 2003-09-26


6.6/10 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

The Haunted Mansion

5.1/10 IMDB

Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner Sara get a call one night from a mansion owner, Edward Gracey, who wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion, a torrential thunderstorm of mysterious origin strands them with the brooding, eccentric Gracey, his mysterious butler, and a variety of residents both seen and unseen.

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

Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico

6.3/10 IMDB

A friend of Fred's, Alejo Otero, invites the Scooby gang to Veracruz, Mexico. There they find a monster, El Chupacabra, terrorizing the town.

Starring: Frank Welker, Nicole Jaffe, Heather North, Casey Kasem, Jesse Borrego, Maria Canals-Barrera, Brandon Gonzales, Castulo Guerra, Darlene Mendoza, Candi Milo ..
Directed by: Scott Jeralds
Release date: 2003-09-30

Scooby-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire

6.4/10 IMDB

The Yowie Yahoo starts kidnapping musicians at a concert attended by Scooby and the gang in Vampire Rock, Australia.

Starring: Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Nicole Jaffe, Heather North, Jeff Bennett, Kimberly Brooks, Jennifer Hale, Tom Kenny, Phil LaMarr, Jane Wiedlin ..
Directed by: Scott Jeralds
Release date: 2003-03-04

The Order

5.1/10 IMDB

For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely similar killings, Bernier launches an investigation that forces him to confront unimaginable evil.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller, Francesco Carnelutti, Mattia Sbragia, Paola Emilia Villa, Giulia Lombardi, Mirko Casaburo ..
Directed by: Brian Helgeland
Release date: 2003-09-05

In the Cut

5.4/10 IMDB

Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, an English teacher living in New York City — as if to test the limits of her own safety —propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison with a police detective.

Starring: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nick Damici, Heather Litteer, Kevin Bacon, Michael Nuccio, Allison Nega, Dominick Aries, Susan Gardner ..
Directed by: Jane Campion
Release date: 2003-10-22

Cold Creek Manor

5.0/10 IMDB

A family moves from New York into an old mansion in the countryside, still filled with the previous owner's things. As they begin to make it their own, a series of events begin to occur that makes them believe that the former inhabitants are not yet gone.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette Lewis, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Wilson, Dana Eskelson, Christopher Plummer, Simon Reynolds, Aidan Devine ..
Directed by: Mike Figgis
Release date: 2003-09-19
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle

Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle

6.8/10 IMDB

Jessica Fletcher is off to solve another murder mystery, this time in Ireland.

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Fionnula Flanagan, Tegan West, Cyril O'Reilly, Lynn Wanlass, Timothy V. Murphy, Joe Michael Burke ..
Directed by: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Release date: 2003-05-09

Fear X

6.0/10 IMDB

When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident, Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

Starring: John Turturro, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen Eric McIntyre, William Allen Young, Gene Davis, Mark Houghton, Jacqueline Ramel, James Remar, Nadia Litz, Amanda Ooms ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2003-01-13

The Singing Detective

5.4/10 IMDB

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody, Jon Polito, Carla Gugino, Alfre Woodard, Amy Aquino ..
Directed by: Keith Gordon
Release date: 2003-10-24
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : My House in Umbria

My House in Umbria

6.9/10 IMDB

Emily Delahunty is an eccentric British romance novelist who lives in Umbria in central Italy. One day while travelling, the train she is on is bombed by terrorists. After she wakes up in a hospital, she invites three of the other survivors of the disaster to stay at her Italian villa for recuperation. Of these are The General, a retired British Army veteran, Werner, a young German man, and Aimee, a young American girl who has now become mute after her parents were both killed in the explosion.

Starring: Maggie Smith, Ronnie Barker, Chris Cooper, Benno Fürmann, Giancarlo Giannini, Timothy Spall, Libero De Rienzo, Emmy Clarke, Cecilia Dazzi, Anna Longhi ..
Directed by: Richard Loncraine
Release date: 2003-05-25
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Eloise at the Plaza

Eloise at the Plaza

6.5/10 IMDB

Eloise is a precocious but loveable six-year-old girl who lives in New York's Plaza hotel. Eloise's long-suffering nanny has her hands full trying to keep her charge out of mischief, but when a young prince arrives, Eloise takes him on all kinds of adventures- and can't resist matchmaking at a debutante ball.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Jeffrey Tambor, Sofia Vassilieva, Gavin Creel, Christine Baranski, Kintaro Akiyama, Debra Monk, Kenneth Welsh, Jason Jones, Jonas Chernick ..
Directed by: Kevin Lima
Release date: 2003-01-01

Alexandra's Project

6.5/10 IMDB

Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all easy access outside cut off and a videotape waiting for him. Playing that tape, he watches a bizarre and grueling recording in which his wife explains her grievance with him, her reasons for disappearing with the children and her revenge for how he treated her in a way he would never forget.

Starring: Gary Sweet, Helen Buday, Bogdan Koca, Samantha Knigge, Eileen Darley, Jack Christie, Geoff Revell, Philip Spruce, Nathan O'Keefe, Peter Green ..
Directed by: Rolf de Heer
Release date: 2003-05-16

The Big Empty

6.1/10 IMDB

Struggling actor John Person agrees to drive a blue suitcase from Los Angeles to the small town of Baker, Calif., and hand it over to a mysterious cowboy in return for having his credit card debt of $27,000 paid off. Upon his arrival, John can't find the cowboy but receives an ominously head-shaped package he's supposed to hang onto. While waiting, John gets close to Ruthie, whose psychotic boyfriend, Randy, keeps threatening to kill him.

Starring: Jon Favreau, Joey Lauren Adams, Rachael Leigh Cook, Daryl Hannah, Kelsey Grammer, Sean Bean, Melora Walters, Bud Cort, Jon Gries, Adam Beach ..
Directed by: Steve Anderson
Release date: 2003-05-16

Have You Seen Andy?

6.8/10 IMDB

Have You Seen Andy? is a personal story of a childhood friendship abruptly ended by the tragic abduction of a young boy, Andy Puglisi. With special access and a unique perspective, Melanie Perkins, Andy's childhood friend, re-examines the day of his disappearance 30 years ago, reviews the police investigation and uncovers new and startling information, prompting the long-'cold' case to be reactivated.

Directed by: Melanie Perkins-McLaughlin
Release date: 2003-06-12
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : I Witness

I Witness

5.8/10 IMDB

After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Wade Williams, Clifton Collins Jr., Mark Carlton, Jordi Caballero, Adriano González, Pablo Cunqueiro, Ramon Saldaña ..
Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
Release date: 2003-04-13
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Blind Horizon

Blind Horizon

5.5/10 IMDB

Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...

Starring: Val Kilmer, Neve Campbell, Sam Shepard, Amy Smart, Gil Bellows, Noble Willingham, Giancarlo Esposito, Charles Ortiz, Leo Fitzpatrick, Trajan Cuevas ..
Directed by: Michael Haussman
Release date: 2003-12-14

The Locals

5.5/10 IMDB

Two best friends, Grant and Paul, hita country road for a night of fun, but unfortunately take a short cut to their fate...where they meet the Locals.

Starring: Johnny Barker, Dwayne Cameron, Kate Elliott, Aidee Walker, Paul Glover, Peter McCauley, Dave Gibson, Glen Levy, Kayte Ferguson, Mark Kinghan ..
Directed by: Greg Page
Release date: 2003-10-17
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me

Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me

6.1/10 IMDB

While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule.

Starring: Billy Campbell, Barbara Hershey, Kevin Dunn, Maureen Thomas, Suki Kaiser, Brenda James, Jay Brazeau, Ben Immanuel, Matthew Bennett, Meghan Black ..
Directed by: Paul Shapiro
Release date: 2003-03-20


5.3/10 IMDB

Dean has been stumped for some time in his attempt to produce a follow-up to "I was a Teenage Speed Freak," his incredibly successful graphic novel. His fans expect great things from him and his editor, Louise, is hounding him. Instead of working, however, Dean spends his time searching for his Argentine lover Pablo, who went out one night for cigarettes and never came back.

Starring: David Sutcliffe, Antonio Sabàto, Jr., Celina Font, Leonardo Brzezicki, Dario Dukah, Jennifer Coolidge, Sônia Braga, Ezequiel Abeijón, Martín Borisenko, Gustavo Chapa ..
Directed by: David Moreton
Release date: 2003-09-11

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

5.4/10 IMDB

Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband...

Starring: ???? ???????, Steven Brand, Kate Burton, Tsidii Leloka, Brad Greenquist, Deirdre Quinn, Tsai Chin, Hans Altwies, Courtney Taylor Burness, Jacob Pearce Guzman ..
Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
Release date: 2003-05-12

Mimic: Sentinel

4.3/10 IMDB

A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.

Starring: Karl Geary, Alexis Dziena, Keith D. Robinson, Lance Henriksen, Amanda Plummer, Tudorel Filimon, Rebecca Mader, Maria Oprescu, Mircea Constantinescu, Mircea Anca Jr. ..
Directed by: J.T. Petty
Release date: 2003-04-14
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Ultima Pallottola

Ultima Pallottola

6.9/10 IMDB

Based on the case of the serial killer Donato Bilancia, who murdered 17 people between 1998 and 2000 in Genova.

Starring: Giulio Scarpati, Carlo Cecchi, Antonio Catania, Max Mazzotta, Nino D'Agata, Fabrizia Sacchi, Lavinia Guglielman, Fausto Paravidino, Alessia Giuliani, Elisabetta Rocchetti ..
Directed by: Michele Soavi
Release date: 2003-02-24

Nemesis Game

5.4/10 IMDB

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she solves lead to the deaths of those around her, she realizes the riddles are more than a simple game.....

Starring: Carly Pope, Ian McShane, Adrian Paul, Rena Owen, Brendan Fehr, Jay Baruchel, Vanessa Guy, Michael Kinney ..
Directed by: Jesse Warn
Release date: 2003-09-16

I Love Your Work

5.1/10 IMDB

A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds him of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological drama, I Love Your Work explores the pressures of fame and the difference between getting what you want and wanting what you get.

Starring: Marisa Coughlan, Judy Greer, Shalom Harlow, Jared Harris, Joshua Jackson, Nicky Katt, Jason Lee, Franka Potente, Giovanni Ribisi, Christina Ricci ..
Directed by: Adam Goldberg
Release date: 2003-10-05
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Hangman's Curse

Hangman's Curse

4.8/10 IMDB

Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High School. The only hope is the Veritas Project, a highly trained investigative team working undercover to expose the truth. Lives hang in the balance as they scramble to unravel the mystery and protect the student body from their own hatred and fear.

Starring: David Keith, Mel Harris, Douglas Smith, Leighton Meester, Jake Richardson, Bobby Brewer, Daniel Farber, Edwin Hodge, Andrea Morris, William R. Moses ..
Directed by: Rafal Zielinski
Release date: 2003-09-12
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

7.0/10 IMDB

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Josh Hopkins, David Conrad, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Tom Nowicki, Eric Roberts, melissa george, Melissa George, Anna Gunn, Robert Foxworth ..
Directed by: Eric Laneuville
Release date: 2003-09-01

Bringing Rain

5.5/10 IMDB

Stuck together for the last month of school, a group of boarding school students are faced with either dealing with the reality of the damage done, or drifting off into isolated fantasies and denials.

Starring: Adrian Grenier, Alexis Dziena, Merritt Wever, Ryan Donowho, Paz de la Huerta, Rodrigo Lopresti, Larisa Oleynik, Noah Fleiss, Nathalie Paulding, Olek Krupa ..
Directed by: Noah Buschel
Release date: 2003-05-30
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Mystery Woman

Mystery Woman

6.4/10 IMDB

A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that has been committed murder. The film is the first in a long series of American TV movies called" Mystery Woman", in which Samantha Kinsey, the owner of a bookshop specializing in thrillers and suspense is involved in the resolution of real cases.

Starring: Kellie Martin, Constance Zimmer, Amy Locane, J.E. Freeman, William R. Moses, Steven Brand, Troy Bishop, Robert Wagner, Joan Severance, Lincoln Lageson ..
Directed by: Walter Klenhard
Release date: 2003-08-31


5.0/10 IMDB

The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Susannah York, Ray Barrett, Dominic Purcell, Tottie Goldsmith, Che Timmins, Christopher Kirby, Jan Friedl, Soula Alexander, Roberta Connelly ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 2003-11-27
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : El Tren de la Bruja

El Tren de la Bruja

7.0/10 IMDB

A man volunteers to take part in an experiment that attempts to analyse human behaviour under extreme conditions of terror. His mission is to remain seated inside a dark room for a length of time of 15 minutes. If he manages to hold on, he will receive in return a generous sum of money. Is it possible to terrify an individual who knows beforehand that everything is a farce?

Starring: Manolo Solo, Jon Ariño, Héctor Alterio, Nacho Marcos, Santiago Guibert, Nacho Vigalondo ..
Directed by: Koldo Serra
Release date: 2003-11-30
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Hanging Offense

Hanging Offense

6.1/10 IMDB

A strange investigation doesn’t erase the regrets of a grieving woman cop. Every four years, the past catches up with her. Every four years this woman is very afraid. Her fear is such that she feels it could kill her because in her dreams reality begins.

Starring: Josiane Balasko, Ange Rodot, Aurélien Recoing, Frédéric Pierrot, Thierry Lhermitte, Éric Caravaca, Didier Abot, Béatrice Chauvin, Corinne Debonnière, Dominique Bettenfeld ..
Directed by: Guillaume Nicloux
Release date: 2003-10-15
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Sin


4.5/10 IMDB

Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie Strom. In order to protect his sister, Eddie - disabled, betrayed and alone - journeys into the heart of his own darkness: where he discovers that the reason for his ordeal lies in his own past sins and those of his adversary Charlie Strom.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Ving Rhames, Brian Cox, Kerry Washington, Alicia Coppola, Bill Sage, Jessica Drake, Briana Banks, Chris Spencer, Gregg Henry ..
Directed by: Michael Stevens
Release date: 2003-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Coyote Waits

Coyote Waits

7.1/10 IMDB

A Navajo shaman is the prime suspect in a murder case in this drama from PBS. But as Officer Jim Chee investigates the case he discovers some unusual events that perplex the veteran lawman, leading to an intriguing climax.

Starring: Adam Beach, Wes Studi, Keith Carradine, Graham Greene, Bodhi Elfman, Gary Farmer, Jill Momaday ..
Directed by: Jan Egleson
Release date: 2003-11-16


4.3/10 IMDB

After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou Phillips), their journey goes awry. Nat decides to give her mom the slip and runs off with the hitchhiker at a rest stop. In a desperate search to find her daughter, Senga learns that Nat has been drawn into an evil cult.

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, Norman Reedus, Bijou Phillips, Mischa Barton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Leo Gregory, Martin McDougall, Gary Parker, Amber Batty, Jenny Jules ..
Directed by: Marcus Adams
Release date: 2003-05-16

The Risen

5.7/10 IMDB

A pregnant woman has an emergency operation to save her life but comes out of the procedure with amnesia.

Starring: Alberta Watson, Eugene Lipinski, Helen Shaver, Daniel Maslany, Peter Outerbridge, Wendy Anderson, Ian Black, Gerald Lenton-Young, Barry W. Levy, Andrea Runge ..
Directed by: Jeff Beesley
Release date: 2003-09-01
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Wicked Minds

Wicked Minds

5.3/10 IMDB

Holden returns home from college and is surprised to find his overpowering competitive father married to a much younger woman Lana. Holden quickly falls for the beauty and charisma of his step mother. A passionate affair begins between son and stepmother.

Starring: Angie Everhart, Andrew W. Walker, Winston Rekert, Amy Sloan, Frank Schorpion, Ellen David, Conrad Pla, Alan Fawcett ..
Directed by: Jason Hreno
Release date: 2003-03-01
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : What About the Bodies

What About the Bodies

5.9/10 IMDB

A solitary man drives on an isolated road. He pulls over, checks on something in the back seat, gets out a shovel, and vomits. It seems he's looking for a place to bury a body.

Starring: Allen Mechen, Ishbel Nicol, Philip Webster ..
Directed by: Simon Ellis
Release date: 2003-06-04
Best Mystery Movies of 2003 : Nightwaves


5.0/10 IMDB

Recently widowed Shelby Naylor (Sherilyn Fenn) listening to her husbands police scanner overhears a husband and wife arguing on the phone. The wife ends up dead and Widow Naylor points the finger endangering herself.

Starring: Sherilyn Fenn, David Nerman, Bruce Dinsmore, Francis X. McCarthy, Kevin Jubinville, Barry Blake, Jennifer Seguin, Frank Fontaine, Nanette Workman, Lori Graham ..
Directed by: Jim Kaufman
Release date: 2003-02-01

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