Best Mystery Movies of 2009

1.

Sherlock Holmes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Robert Maillet, Geraldine James, Kelly Reilly, William Houston, Hans Matheson ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2009-12-23
2.

Watchmen

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Matt Frewer, Stephen McHattie, Laura Mennell ..
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2009-03-05
3.

Exam

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.

Starring: Luke Mably, Adar Beck, Chris Carey, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox, John Lloyd Fillingham, Chukwudi Iwuji, Pollyanna McIntosh, Jimi Mistry, Colin Salmon ..
Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine
Release date: 2009-06-19
4.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

5.4
6.8/10 IMDB

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell, Andrew Garfield, Tom Waits, Lily Cole, Verne Troyer, Gwendoline Christie ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2009-10-01
5.

Pandorum

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Starring: Ben Foster, Dennis Quaid, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue, Cung Le, Eddie Rouse, Norman Reedus, André Hennicke, Friederike Kempter, Niels-Bruno Schmidt ..
Directed by: Christian Alvart
Release date: 2009-09-08
6.

Knowing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn, Nadia Townsend, D.G. Maloney, Lara Robinson, Alan Hopgood, Adrienne Pickering, Joshua Long ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 2009-03-19
7.

Case 39

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Kerry O'Malley, Callum Keith Rennie, Bradley Cooper, Adrian Lester, Cynthia Stevenson, Alexander Conti, Philip Cabrita ..
Directed by: Christian Alvart
Release date: 2009-08-13
8.

Paranormal Activity

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Soon after moving into a suburban tract home, Katie and Micah become increasingly disturbed by what appears to be a supernatural presence. Hoping to capture evidence of it on film, they set up video cameras in the house but are not prepared for the terrifying events that follow.

Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer, Crystal Cartwright, Spencer Marks, Randy McDowell, James Piper ..
Directed by: Oren Peli
Release date: 2009-09-25
9.

Saw VI

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood.

Starring: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Peter Outerbridge, Shawnee Smith, George Newbern, James Gilbert, Athena Karkanis, Tanedra Howard ..
Directed by: Kevin Greutert
Release date: 2009-10-22
10.

Tetro

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Starring: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Silvia Pérez, Rodrigo de la Serna, Érica Rivas, Mike Amigorena, Lucas Di Conza, Adriana Mastrángelo ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 2009-06-11

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