Best Mystery Movies of 2010

1.

Batman: Under the Red Hood

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

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
2.

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.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Jon Bernthal, Kim Cattrall, Tom Wilkinson, Olivia Williams, Timothy Hutton, Jim Belushi, Nyasha Hatendi, Tim Preece ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 2010-02-12
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

Edge of Darkness

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to uncover the disturbing secrets surrounding her murder, including corporate corruption, government collusion and Emma's own mysterious life.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Shawn Roberts, Denis O'Hare, Bojana Novakovi?, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Caterina Scorsone, Jay O. Sanders, Wayne Duvall ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 2010-01-28
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.

The Losers

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war.

Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Óscar Jaenada, Jason Patric, Holt McCallany, Peter Macdissi, Peter Francis James ..
Directed by: Sylvain White
Release date: 2010-04-23
9.

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, Dan Wyllie, Laura Wheelwright, Anthony Hayes ..
Directed by: David Michôd
Release date: 2010-06-03
10.

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

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