Best Mystery Movies of 2010

1.

Shutter Island

6.8
8.1/10 IMDB

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow, Jackie Earle Haley, Patricia Clarkson, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2010-02-14
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2.

Batman: Under the Red Hood

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical code.

Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Isaacs, John DiMaggio, Wade Williams, Carlos Alazraqui, Robert Clotworthy, Gary Cole, Brian George ..
Directed by: Brandon Vietti
Release date: 2010-07-27
3.

The Ghost Writer

5.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman Polanski's tense drama, the author realizes that his discovery threatens some very powerful people who will do anything to ensure that certain episodes from Lang's past remain buried.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Jon Bernthal, Kim Cattrall, Tom Wilkinson, Olivia Williams, Timothy Hutton, James Belushi, Nyasha Hatendi, Tim Preece ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 2010-02-12
4.

Let Me In

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas, Sasha Barrese, Dylan Kenin, Dylan Minnette, Jimmy 'Jax' Pinchak, Nicolai Dorian, Seth Adkins ..
Directed by: Matt Reeves
Release date: 2010-10-01
5.

Buried

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, Ivana Miño, Warner Loughlin, Erik Palladino, Kali Rocha, Chris William Martin ..
Directed by: Rodrigo Cortés
Release date: 2010-09-24
6.

Salt

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl, Daniel Pearce, Hunt Block, Andre Braugher, Olek Krupa, Cassidy Hinkle ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 2010-07-21
7.

The Crazies

5.2
6.5/10 IMDB

Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.

Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson, Danielle Panabaker, Christie Lynn Smith, Brett Rickaby, Preston Bailey, John Aylward, Joe Reegan, Glenn Morshower ..
Directed by: Breck Eisner
Release date: 2010-02-26
8.

Animal Kingdom

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon discovers, this world is far larger and more menacing than he could ever imagine. J finds himself at the center of a cold-blooded revenge plot that turns the family upside down.

Starring: James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, Luke Ford, Jacki Weaver, Sullivan Stapleton, Daniel Wyllie, Laura Wheelwright, Anthony Hayes ..
Directed by: David Michôd
Release date: 2010-06-03
9.

Devil

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

A group of people are trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, and one of them is the devil.

Starring: Chris Messina, Jacob Vargas, Bojana Novakovi?, Logan Marshall-Green, Bokeem Woodbine, Matt Craven, Joshua Peace, Caroline Dhavernas, Zoie Palmer, Vincent Laresca ..
Directed by: John Erick Dowdle
Release date: 2010-01-13
10.

Get Low

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Starring: Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, Bill Cobbs, Gerald McRaney, Scott Cooper, Chandler Riggs, Lori Beth Sikes, Linds Edwards ..
Directed by: Aaron Schneider
Release date: 2010-07-30

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