Best Mystery Movies of 2009

1.

Orphan

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Margo Martindale, Karel Roden, Aryana Engineer, Rosemary Dunsmore, Jamie Young ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2009-07-24
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

Cracks

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.

Starring: Eva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde, Imogen Poots, Ellie Nunn, Adele McCann, Zoe Carroll, Clemmie Dugdale, Sinéad Cusack, Helen Norton ..
Directed by: Jordan Scott
Release date: 2009-12-04
6.

The Limits of Control

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A mysterious stranger works outside the law and keeps his objectives hidden, trusting no one. While his demeanor is paradoxically focused and dreamlike all at once, he embarks on a journey that not only takes him across Spain, but also through his own consciousness.

Starring: Isaach De Bankolé, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Gael García Bernal, John Hurt, Youki Kudoh, Paz de la Huerta, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2009-05-01
7.

The House of the Devil

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

Starring: Jocelin Donahue, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig, AJ Bowen, Heather Robb, Darryl Nau, Brenda Cooney, Tom Noonan, Dee Wallace ..
Directed by: Ti West
Release date: 2009-04-25
8.

The Fourth Kind

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Corey Johnson, Enzo Cilenti, Elias Koteas, Eric Loren, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Raphael Coleman, Daphne Alexander ..
Directed by: Olatunde Osunsanmi
Release date: 2009-11-06
9.

Armored

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off.

Starring: Columbus Short, Laurence Fishburne, Skeet Ulrich, Amaury Nolasco, Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Fred Ward, Milo Ventimiglia, Andre Kinney, Andrew Fiscella ..
Directed by: Nimród Antal
Release date: 2009-12-04
10.

Horsemen

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Zhang Ziyi, Lou Taylor Pucci, Clifton Collins Jr., Barry Shabaka Henley, Patrick Fugit, Eric Balfour, Paul Dooley, Liam James, Chelcie Ross ..
Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund
Release date: 2009-02-06

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