Best Mystery Movies of 2005


Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

7.5/10 IMDB

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Larry Miller, Rockmond Dunbar, Shannyn Sossamon, Angela Lindvall, Indio Falconer Downey ..
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2005-09-05

The Constant Gardener

7.4/10 IMDB

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Donald Sumpter, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard McCabe, Hubert Koundé, Daniele Harford, Bernard Otieno Oduor ..
Directed by: Fernando Meirelles
Release date: 2005-08-31

Broken Flowers

7.2/10 IMDB

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

Starring: Bill Murray, Julie Delpy, Sharon Stone, Tilda Swinton, Jessica Lange, Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy, Alexis Dziena, Heather Simms, Brea Frazier ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2005-08-05

The Jacket

7.1/10 IMDB

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig, Angel Coulby, Steven Mackintosh, Brendan Coyle ..
Directed by: John Maybury
Release date: 2005-03-04


6.7/10 IMDB

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, Naomi Watts, Kate Burton, Elizabeth Reaser, Bob Hoskins, Janeane Garofalo, Jessica Hecht, BD Wong, Mark Margolis ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2005-09-24

The Skeleton Key

6.5/10 IMDB

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Starring: Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, Peter Sarsgaard, John Hurt, Joy Bryant, Marion Zinser, Maxine Barnett, Fahnlohnee R. Harris, Deneen Tyler, Ann Dalrymple ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2005-07-29


6.3/10 IMDB

Flying at 40,000 feet in a state-of-the art aircraft that she helped design, Kyle Pratt's 6-year-old daughter Julia vanishes without a trace. Or did she? No one on the plane believes Julia was ever onboard. And now Kyle, desperate and alone, can only count on her own wits to unravel the mystery and save her daughter.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan, Michael Irby, Assaf Cohen, Erika Christensen, Shane Edelman, Mary Gallagher, Haley Ramm ..
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2005-09-22


6.5/10 IMDB

When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Jimmy Bennett, Michelle Horn, Ben Foster, Jonathan Tucker, Marshall Allman, Serena Scott Thomas, Rumer Willis, Marjean Holden ..
Directed by: Florent-Emilio Siri
Release date: 2005-03-10

Red Eye

6.5/10 IMDB

A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Jayma Mays, Jack Scalia, Robert Pine, Terry Press, Brittany Oaks, Laura Johnson, Max Kasch ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 2005-08-19

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

7.3/10 IMDB

When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones, Melissa Leo, Julio Cedillo, Levon Helm, Mel Rodriguez, Cecilia Suárez, Ignacio Guadalupe ..
Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones
Release date: 2005-11-17


6.3/10 IMDB

Hotshot gambler Jake Green is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole client of his accountant elder brother, Billy. Invited to a private game, Jake is in fear of losing his life.

Starring: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, André 3000, Mark Strong, Terence Maynard, Francesca Annis, Elana Binysh, Shend, Andrew Howard ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2005-09-11

Hide and Seek

5.9/10 IMDB

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Irving, Dylan Baker, Melissa Leo, Robert John Burke, Molly Grant Kallins, Brendan Sexton III ..
Directed by: John Polson
Release date: 2005-01-27


6.0/10 IMDB

Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure hunt.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Lennie James, Lambert Wilson, Rainn Wilson, Glynn Turman, Clint Dyer, Delroy Lindo ..
Directed by: Breck Eisner
Release date: 2005-04-06


5.9/10 IMDB

Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Starring: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova, Jana Kaderabkova, Jan Vlasák, Lubomir Bukovy, Takashi Miike, Keiko Seiko, Jana Havlickova ..
Directed by: Eli Roth
Release date: 2005-09-17

The Batman vs. Dracula

6.6/10 IMDB

Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city, including The Caped Crusader, Joker and Penguin, into his mindless minions?

Starring: Rino Romano, Peter Stormare, Tara Strong, Alastair Duncan, Tom Kenny, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jeff Bennett, Richard Green, Neil Ross, James Sie ..
Directed by: Michael Goguen
Release date: 2005-10-18


6.7/10 IMDB

Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may have inherited her father's mental illness along with his mathematical genius.

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hope Davis, Danny McCarthy, Tobiasz Daszkiewicz, Gary Houston, Leigh Zimmerman, Colin Stinton, Leland Burnett ..
Directed by: John Madden
Release date: 2005-09-05

Where the Truth Lies

6.4/10 IMDB

An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, David Hayman, Rachel Blanchard, Maury Chaykin, Sonja Bennett, Kristin Adams, Deborah Grover, Beau Starr ..
Directed by: Atom Egoyan
Release date: 2005-10-07

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

5.1/10 IMDB

After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI". But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, Stan, are abducted.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Enrique Murciano, William Shatner, Eileen Brennan, Ernie Hudson, Elisabeth Röhm, Nick Offerman, Abraham Benrubi, Treat Williams ..
Directed by: John Pasquin
Release date: 2005-04-14


6.0/10 IMDB

Haunted by memories of a patient's death, a nurse takes a job at an antiquated hospital for children. Soon she learns that the kids fear a ghost that prowls the floors and will not allow anyone to leave. Amy tries to protect them and convince the other staffers of the evil that lurks there.

Starring: Calista Flockhart, Richard Roxburgh, Elena Anaya, Gemma Jones, Colin McFarlane, Yasmin Murphy, Michael Pennington, Daniel Ortiz, Ivana Baquero ..
Directed by: Jaume Balagueró
Release date: 2005-10-14

Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?

6.6/10 IMDB

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang become involved in a supernatural mystery in Egypt.

Starring: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Christine Baranski, Ajay Naidu, Ron Perlman, Jeremy Piven, Wynton Marsalis, Oded Fehr ..
Directed by: Joe Sichta
Release date: 2005-12-13

Aloha Scooby-Doo!

6.3/10 IMDB

The Mystery Gang goes to Hawaii for the Big Kahuna of Hanahuna Surfing Contest. However, the gang and the locals find the island invaded by the vengeful Wiki Tiki spirit and his demons.

Starring: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Ray Bumatai, Tia Carrere, Teri Garr, Mario López, Adam West, Don Ho ..
Directed by: Tim Maltby
Release date: 2005-02-08

Dark Water

5.6/10 IMDB

Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. From the time she arrives, there are mysterious occurrences and there is a constant drip from the ceiling in her daughter's bedroom.

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Pete Postlethwaite, Ariel Gade, Camryn Manheim, Perla Haney-Jardine, Debra Monk, Linda Emond ..
Directed by: Walter Salles
Release date: 2005-07-08

The Dark

5.3/10 IMDB

In an attempt to pull her family together, Adèlle travels with her young daughter Sarah to Wales to visit her father. The morning after they arrive, Sarah mysteriously vanishes in the ocean. Not long after, a little girl bearing a striking resemblance to their missing daughter reveals that she has retuned from the dead — and that Sarah has been taken to the Welsh underworld.

Starring: Sean Bean, Maria Bello, Richard Elfyn, Maurice Roëves, Abigail Stone, Sophie Stuckey, Casper Harvey, Eluned Jones, Gwenyth Petty, Robin Griffith ..
Directed by: John Fawcett
Release date: 2005-09-28
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Graves End

Graves End

8.6/10 IMDB

When society turns their back on reformed felons, the town of Graves End welcomes them but when the ex-cons disappear, FBI agent Paul Rickman comes looking for them and discovers more than he expected.

Starring: Eric Roberts, Steven Williams, Daniel Roebuck, Valerie Mikita, Fairly Tull, Edward Perotti, Sky Soleil ..
Directed by: James Marlowe
Release date: 2005-04-22


5.1/10 IMDB

Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.

Starring: Devon Gummersall, Derek Richardson, Tina Illman, Scott Whyte, Arielle Kebbel, Michael Ironside, Eric Mabius, Marcia Strassman, David Hadinger, Carole Ruggier ..
Directed by: Dave Payne
Release date: 2005-03-13

xXx: State of the Union

4.4/10 IMDB

Darius Stone's criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert.

Starring: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Peter Strauss, Xzibit, Michael Roof, Sunny Mabrey, Nona Gaye, John G. Connolly ..
Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Release date: 2005-04-27
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello

The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello

7.8/10 IMDB

Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Helmut Bakaitis, Tommy Dysart, Jude Beaumont ..
Directed by: Anthony Lucas
Release date: 2005-01-19

An American Haunting

5.0/10 IMDB

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Matthew Marsh, Gaye Brown, Vernon Dobtcheff, Thom Fell, Shauna Shim, Zoe Thorne, Sam Alexander ..
Directed by: Courtney Solomon
Release date: 2005-05-05
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : The Intruder

The Intruder

6.8/10 IMDB

Tom Vansant is an emergency physician from Brussels who is desperately searching for his daughter who ran away from home and is now missing for eighteen months. He meets a girl of whom he thinks that she knows what happened to his daughter but the girl doesn't want to talk about her past. In his search to find out why she doesn't talk about it he ends up in a small village in the Ardennes where no one wants to help him discover what really happened.

Starring: Koen De Bouw, Maaike Neuville, Filip Peeters, Axel Daeseleire, Els Dottermans, Eric Godon, Gauthier de Fauconval, Nathalie Laroche, Vic de Wachter, Sien Eggers ..
Directed by: Frank van Mechelen
Release date: 2005-03-16


6.9/10 IMDB

A mentally ill man searches New York for his missing eight year old daughter. He recreates her steps each day hoping for some clue to her disappearance, until he meets and befriend a woman with a daughter the same age. Could she help him with the missing piece of the puzzle?

Starring: Damian Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Amy Ryan, Tina Holmes, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Liza Colón-Zayas, John Tormey, Chris Bauer, Christopher Evan Welch, Lev Gorn ..
Directed by: Lodge Kerrigan
Release date: 2005-09-09
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Archangel


6.4/10 IMDB

Set in contemporary Moscow and the frozen northern town of Archangel, the drama revisits the stark landscape of Communist Russia and takes place over four days in the life of academic Fluke Kelso. His fateful meeting with a former Stalinist bodyguard leads to the uncovering of one of the world's most dangerous and best kept secrets. He is led unwittingly through murder and intrigue towards his own personal "Holy Grail" - Joseph Stalin's secret legacy - a legacy that could change the face of Russian history forever.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Yekaterina Rednikova, Gabriel Macht, Lev Prygunov, Aleksey Dyakov, Avtandil Makharadze ..
Directed by: Jon Jones
Release date: 2005-03-18


6.5/10 IMDB

Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.

Starring: Debbie Doebereiner, Omar Cowan, Dustin James Ashley, Phyllis Workman, Laurie L. Wee, Daniel R. Christian, Misty Wilkins, Madison Wilkins, K. Smith, Decker Moody ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2005-09-03


5.3/10 IMDB

A cybercrime investigator tracks a man suspected of force-feeding women to death.

Starring: Alex O'Loughlin, Patrick Thompson, Gabby Millgate, Jack Thompson, Matthew Le Nevez, David Field, Rose Ashton, David William No ..
Directed by: Brett Leonard
Release date: 2005-05-11


4.1/10 IMDB

Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to explain why his father abandoned his family?

Starring: Emily Deschanel, Barry Watson, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Lucy Lawless, Tory Mussett, Olivia Tennet, Aaron Murphy, Andrew Glover, Scott Wills, Robyn Malcolm ..
Directed by: Stephen T. Kay
Release date: 2005-02-04

Third Man Out

6.6/10 IMDB

Gay detective Donald Strachey is commissioned to protect gay activist John Rutka, who is known for "outing" prominent citizens. Strachey abandons bodyguard duty when he feels that Rutka is staging the threats against himself. When Rutka turns up dead, Strachey is faced with an extensive list of enemies all with enough motive to kill.

Starring: Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence, Jack Wetherall, Sean Young, April Telek, Woody Jeffreys, John Moore, Alf Humphreys, P. Lynn Johnson, Guy Fauchon ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 2005-07-07

Hellraiser: Deader

4.4/10 IMDB

In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape where an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently become zombies. Amy finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube in her hands. She brings the object to her hotel room, and opens it, beginning her journey to hell.

Starring: Kari Wuhrer, Paul Rhys, Simon Kunz, Marc Warren, Georgina Rylance, Maria Pintea, Doug Bradley, Ionut Chermenski, M?d?lina Constantin, Ioana Abur ..
Directed by: Rick Bota
Release date: 2005-06-07

House Of 9

5.3/10 IMDB

Nine strangers wake up in a house with no recollection how they got there and no way out. The voice on the PA introduces them to a grisly game they must play. The prize is $5 million and their life.

Starring: Kelly Brook, Dennis Hopper, Hippolyte Girardot, Peter Capaldi, Susie Amy, Raffaello Degruttola, Ashley Walters, Morven Christie, Julienne Davis ..
Directed by: Steven R. Monroe
Release date: 2005-06-19

Now You See It...

6.1/10 IMDB

While producing a reality TV show, a teenager meets a magician whose powers are real but put him in danger.

Starring: Aly Michalka, Johnny Pacar, Frank Langella, Brendan Hill, Chris Olivero, Gabriel Sunday, Amanda Shaw, Deneen Tyler, Pat Hazell, Andrea Ragsdale ..
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 2005-01-14
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Like Father Like Son

Like Father Like Son

6.9/10 IMDB

Life for Dee Stanton is improving at every turn. Her legal career is blossoming and her boyfriend Dominic unexpectedly proposes to her. Things were very different 11 years ago when her husband Paul was jailed for the brutal murders of four girls and Dee was hounded from her home. Dee has kept all this a secret from her 15-year-old son Jamie. Now he has discovered the truth about his father and demands to see him.

Starring: Robson Green, Jemma Redgrave, Georgia Tennant, Phil Davis, Francesca Fowler, Kenneth Colley, Pippa Haywood, Tara Fitzgerald, James Barriscale, Somerset Prew ..
Directed by: Nicholas Laughland
Release date: 2005-01-24
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Archangel


6.4/10 IMDB

Starring: Daniel Craig, Yekaterina Rednikova, Gabriel Macht ..
Directed by: Jon Jones
Release date: 2005-03-01
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : McBride: Murder Past Midnight

McBride: Murder Past Midnight

6.7/10 IMDB

McBride is a former cop-turned-defense lawyer with a penchant for taking on "lost cause" cases. After serving as a juror on an attempted murder case, McBride reluctantly agrees to represent the defendant in her retrial. Assisted by the case's former public defender, Phil Newberry, and McBride's ex, Roberta, the three attempt to unravel the mystery of a tycoon nearly poisoned to death, and the many mysteries surrounding the case.

Starring: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Paula Trickey, William McNamara, Jaime Ray Newman ..
Release date: 2005-02-04
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Chasing Ghosts

Chasing Ghosts

5.3/10 IMDB

A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, the truth slowly begins to reveal itself.

Starring: Michael Madsen, Corey Large, Shannyn Sossamon, Meat Loaf, Gary Busey, Sean Whalen, Lochlyn Munro, Tom Wright, Michael Rooker, Danny Trejo ..
Directed by: Kyle Dean Jackson
Release date: 2005-05-11

Slow Burn

5.7/10 IMDB

A district attorney (Ray Liotta) is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader (LL Cool J) and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney (Jolene Blalock) and a cryptic stranger.

Starring: Ray Liotta, LL Cool J, Mekhi Phifer, Jolene Blalock, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taye Diggs, Bruce McGill, Fisher Stevens, Guy Torry, Frank Schorpion ..
Directed by: Wayne Beach
Release date: 2005-09-12
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : McBride: The Doctor is Out...Really Out

McBride: The Doctor is Out...Really Out

6.5/10 IMDB

In this particular episode, McBride's client is double-crossed during a custody case by his psychiatrist. The client later confesses to McBride that he believes he accidentally shot the doctor when he confronted him in his home. When McBride goes to the murder scene, the doctor is, as the title says, out - as in gone! A search for the body begins, with time of the essence. David Bowe has a nice comic turn as the panicked client. Former child star Sydney Penny plays one of the suspects, and she has grown up to be a very beautiful young woman. Soap star John Ingle is the confused head of the hospital.

Starring: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Stephen Tobolowsky, David Bowe, Tim Conlon ..
Directed by: John Larroquette
Release date: 2005-06-12

The River King

5.7/10 IMDB

Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was being badly bullied, Abel suspects that a dangerous schoolboy initiation has gone horribly wrong and he secretly solicits the help of a sympathetic teacher, Betsy. He is warned off the investigation by his boss, as the school is a generous benefactor to the Police benevolent fund. Abel, however, cannot let the case go, not only because his own brother committed suicide years before, but also it seems that the spirit of the dead boy is leaving them clues as to what really happened that night.

Starring: Edward Burns, Jennifer Ehle, Thomas Gibson, John Kapelos, Rachelle Lefevre, Bruce Murphy, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jonathan Malen, Karl Pruner ..
Directed by: Nick Willing
Release date: 2005-10-21
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : Choices II: The Setup

Choices II: The Setup

7.4/10 IMDB

Three 6 Mafia's followup to the highly successful street movie Choices 1. After a heist goes wrong for two Memphis hustlers (DJ Paul and Juicy), they find themselves behind bars. Two crooked DEA agents offer freedom on the condition that they do a job for them. Juicy and Paul are forced to make a choice: stay locked up or get caught up. Set against the gritty backdrop of Memphis this film takes Juicy and Paul from the gutter to ballin' and back again.

Starring: Katt Williams, Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr., Damon Whitaker, Clifton Powell, Raul Julia Jr., Bishop Don Magic Juan, Lil Wyte, D.J. Paul, Jordan Houston ..
Directed by: Daniel Zirilli
Release date: 2005-04-01
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : McBride: The Chameleon Murder

McBride: The Chameleon Murder

6.9/10 IMDB

As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of suspects grows larger.

Starring: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Maeve Quinlan, Devon Gummersall, Dirk Blocker, Vanessa Evigan, Steven Brand ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 2005-01-14

Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough

4.5/10 IMDB

Two young women will stop at nothing for one to gain a $4 million inheritance of two priceless diamonds, while two detectives try to thwart their plans, but find complications abound.

Starring: Serah D'Laine, Sandra McCoy, Dina Meyer, Brad Johnson, Claire Coffee, Van Epperson, Ron Melendez, Dina Meyer, Nikki Griffin, Elena Maria Garcia ..
Directed by: Jay Lowi
Release date: 2005-02-19
Best Mystery Movies of 2005 : McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty?

McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty?

6.6/10 IMDB

When Tracy, an aspiring singer breaks up with her longtime boyfriend Joe on the set of a popular talk show, everyone assumes it's nothing more than tv tabloid hijinks. But when the talk show host turns up dead, all evidence points to Joe. McBride must take center stage and clear his client of murder.

Starring: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, ???? ???????, Silas Weir Mitchell, Nikita Ager, Seth Romatelli ..
Directed by: James A. Contner
Release date: 2005-08-28

Do You Like Hitchcock?

5.6/10 IMDB

In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when she's naked or arguing with her mother. Giulio's girlfriend is disgusted with his voyeurism, but, after a murder occurs, Giulio is convinced that two relative strangers, just as in Hitchcock and Highsmith's "Strangers in a Train," have agreed to murder each other's bête noir. He follows his suspects, ends up with an intruder and a broken foot, and may be in real danger. Is he more than a peeping Tom?

Starring: Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Brondo, Iván Morales, Edoardo Stoppa, Elena Maria Bellini, Horacio José Grigaitis, Giuseppe Lo Console, Milvia Marigliano ..
Directed by: Dario Argento
Release date: 2005-03-19

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