Best Mystery Movies of 2008



7.5/10 IMDB

In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, Alice Drummond, Audrie Neenan, Susan Blommaert, Carrie Preston, John Costelloe, Lloyd Clay Brown ..
Directed by: John Patrick Shanley
Release date: 2008-11-27


6.2/10 IMDB

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Jason Flemyng, Darren Kent, Ezra Buzzington, Julian Glover, Mary Beth Peil ..
Directed by: Alexandre Aja
Release date: 2008-08-15

The Midnight Meat Train

6.1/10 IMDB

The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she analyzes Leon's work and asks him to improve the quality of his photos. During the night, the upset Leon decides to wander on the streets taking pictures with his camera, and he follows three punks down to the subway station; when the gang attacks a young woman, Leon defends her and the guys move on. On the next morning, Leon discovers that the woman is missing. He goes to the police station, but Detective Lynn Hadley does not give much attention to him and discredits his statement. Leon becomes obsessed to find what happened with the stranger and he watches the subway station. When he sees the elegant butcher Mahogany in the train, Leon believes he might be a murderer and stalks him everywhere, in the beginning of his journey to the darkness.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Vinnie Jones, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb, Roger Bart, Ted Raimi, Peter Jacobson, Barbara Eve Harris, Stephanie Mace, Tony Curran ..
Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura
Release date: 2008-08-07
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6.7/10 IMDB

The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple discover the body of a wounded man in a tree, wearing a parachute. The young man cannot remember the slightest thing about his own identity.

Release date: 2008-09-24
Best Mystery Movies of 2008 : Crooked House

Crooked House

7.5/10 IMDB

Young teacher Ben finds an ancient door-knocker in the garden of his new home. According to the local museum curator, it comes from the recently demolished Geap Manor - a sinister old place which seemed to attract... unpleasantness. So begin three stories from the dark history of this crooked house...

Starring: Lee Ingleby, Mark Gatiss, Derren Brown, Philip Jackson, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Ian Hallard, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Jean Marsh, Jennifer Higham, Samuel Barnett ..
Directed by: Damon Thomas
Release date: 2008-12-22


5.1/10 IMDB

Four career criminals, two glamorous bank workers and one over-the-hill has-been all happen to be planning a robbery on a London bank on the same day, by sheer coincidence. The two investigating detectives must try and deduce how these seemingly unrelated people came to be in the area and which were responsible for the lifting a priceless emerald.

Starring: Philip Glenister, Kevin McNally, Kate Magowan, Kirsty Mitchell, John Simm, Ashley Walters, Cristian Solimeno, Alex MacQueen, Linal Haft, Cristian Solimeno ..
Directed by: Sacha Bennett
Release date: 2008-10-10
Best Mystery Movies of 2008 : Murder 101: New Age

Murder 101: New Age

6.1/10 IMDB

Criminology professor Jonathan Maxwell investigates a murder at a new age retreat where the leader is killed in a locked room surrounded by people in a deep trance.

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke, Mia Cottet, Carey Van Dyke ..
Directed by: David S. Cass Sr.
Release date: 2008-01-14
Best Mystery Movies of 2008 : Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence

5.8/10 IMDB

Prudence McCoy is the host of a successful helpful hints TV show, who discovers a hidden talent for crime solving.

Starring: Jane Seymour, Jamey Sheridan, Ryan Cartwright, Tantoo Cardinal, Rob Stewart, David Brown ..
Directed by: Paul Schneider
Release date: 2008-08-23


5.0/10 IMDB

Mona's mother died, seemingly from spontaneous human combustion. She became acquainted with a nurse named Ploy, whose mother also died from the same cause. The two women embark on a quest to find out the truths about their mothers' death with the aid of an ambitious news reporter.

Starring: Prangthong Changdham, Bongkod Bencharongkul ..
Directed by: Peter Manus
Release date: 2008-11-02
Best Mystery Movies of 2008 : Jack Says

Jack Says

4.3/10 IMDB

Jack struggles with memory loss while he seeks revenge.

Starring: Rita Ramnani, Aurélie Amblard, Daniel Roberts, Eric Cantona, Rula Lenska, Simon Phillips ..
Directed by: Bob Phillips
Release date: 2008-09-22

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