Best Mystery Movies of 2005

1.

The Skeleton Key

5.3
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
2.

Flightplan

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.

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
3.

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

5.3
7.4/10 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
4.

The Constant Gardener

5.3
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
5.

Broken Flowers

5.2
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: 2005-05-17
6.

The Jacket

5.1
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
7.

Stay

5.0
6.8/10 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
8.

Hostage

4.8
6.6/10 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
9.

Proof

4.8
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. When Robert’s work reveals a mathematical proof of potentially historic proportions, it sets off shock waves in more ways than one.

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
10.

Revolver

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) 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 Benjamin, Mark Strong, Terence Maynard, Francesca Annis, Elana Binysh, Shend, Andrew Howard ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2005-09-11

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