Best Mystery Movies of 2011

1.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Goran Visnjic, Stellan Skarsgård, Robin Wright, Steven Berkoff, Joely Richardson, Embeth Davidtz, Geraldine James ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2011-12-14
2.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Kelly Reilly, Geraldine James, Eddie Marsan, Stephen Fry, William Houston, Affif Ben Badra ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2011-11-22
3.

Source Code

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, Michael Arden, Jeffrey Wright, Cas Anvar, Brent Skagford, Craig Thomas, Gordon Masten ..
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: 2011-03-30
4.

The Adventures of Tintin

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock and bumbling detectives, Thompson and Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies, as Tintin endeavors to find the Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.

Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Cary Elwes, Tony Curran, Toby Jones, Daniel Mays, Sebastian Roché ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2011-10-24
5.

Limitless

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel, Johnny Whitworth, Robert John Burke, Darren Goldstein, Tomas Arana, Ned Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2011-03-08
6.

Super 8

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Starring: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, Gabriel Basso, Bruce Greenwood, Noah Emmerich, AJ Michalka ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2011-06-08
7.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

Starring: John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Ciarán Hinds, Simon McBurney ..
Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
Release date: 2011-09-16
8.

Unknown

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz, Frank Langella, Sebastian Koch, Olivier Schneider, Stipe Erceg, Rainer Bock ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2011-02-16
Best Mystery Movies of 2011 : A Study in Pink (Unaired Pilot)
9.

A Study in Pink (Unaired Pilot)

5.5
8.7/10 IMDB

Invalided home from the war in Afghanistan, Dr. John Watson becomes roommates with the world's only "consulting detective," Sherlock Holmes. Within a day their friendship is forged and several murders are solved.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Phil Davis, Jonathan Aris, Louise Brealey, Zawe Ashton, Joseph Long, David Nellist ..
Directed by: Coky Giedroyc
Release date: 2011-06-05
10.

You're Next

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Margaret Laney, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton ..
Directed by: Adam Wingard
Release date: 2011-09-10
11.

The Awakening

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Lucy Cohu, Cal Macaninch, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Alfie Field ..
Directed by: Nick Murphy
Release date: 2011-08-17
12.

Batman: Year One

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A wealthy playboy named Bruce Wayne and a Chicago cop named Jim Gordon both return to Gotham City where their lives unexpectedly intersect.

Starring: Ben McKenzie, Bryan Cranston, Eliza Dushku, Katee Sackhoff, Alex Rocco, Jon Polito, Sara Ballantine, Jeff Bennett, Roark Critchlow, Grey DeLisle ..
Directed by: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2011-09-27
13.

Scream 4

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Rory Culkin, Mary McDonnell, Marley Shelton ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 2011-04-11
14.

Phineas and Ferb: The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

5.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Phineas and Ferb get trapped in an alternate dimension where the evil Doofenshmirtz rules the tri-state area. They must find a way back home with the help of their pet platypus named Perry, who they discover is a secret agent.

Starring: Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Caroline Rhea, Richard O'Brien, Dan Povenmire, Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh, Alyson Stoner, Maulik Pancholy, Bobby Gaylor ..
Directed by: Robert Hughes, Dan Povenmire
Release date: 2011-08-05
15.

The Thing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Trond Espen Seim, Kim Bubbs, Jørgen Langhelle, Jan Gunnar Røise, Stig Henrik Hoff ..
Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
Release date: 2011-10-12
16.

Dream House

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Publisher Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby, and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered there, and the surviving husband is the town's prime suspect. With help from a neighbor who was close to the murdered family, Will pieces together a horrifying chain of events.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Marton Csokas, Elias Koteas, Taylor Geare, Claire Geare, Rachel G. Fox, Jane Alexander, Brian Murray ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 2011-09-29
17.

Final Destination 5

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda.

Starring: Emma Bell, Nicholas D'Agosto, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, P.J. Byrne, Arlen Escarpeta, David Koechner, Courtney B. Vance, Tony Todd ..
Directed by: Steven Quale
Release date: 2011-08-12
18.

Puncture

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.

Starring: Chris Evans, Michael Biehn, Vinessa Shaw, Kate Burton, Brett Cullen, Marshall Bell, Jesse L. Martin, Jennifer Blanc, Paris Smith, Roxanna Hope ..
Directed by: Adam Kassen, Mark Kassen
Release date: 2011-09-23
19.

Paranormal Activity 3

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.

Starring: Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown, Marilyn Alex, Dustin Ingram, Jessica Berger, Maria Olsen ..
Directed by: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Release date: 2011-10-19
20.

Page Eight

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Johnny is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss dies suddenly, leaving behind an inexplicable file which threatens the stability of the organisation.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Judy Davis, Rakhee Thakrar, Saskia Reeves, Ewen Bremner ..
Directed by: David Hare
Release date: 2011-08-28
21.

Haywire

4.7
5.8/10 IMDB

A black ops soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and left for dead.

Starring: Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas, Michael Angarano, Mathieu Kassovitz, Eddie J. Fernandez ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2011-11-01
22.

Flypaper

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at a bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Matt Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, John Ventimiglia, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Curtis Armstrong, Rob Huebel ..
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 2011-08-19
23.

Sound of My Voice

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.

Starring: Brit Marling, Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, Davenia McFadden, Kandice Stroh, Richard Wharton, Christy Meyers, Alvin Lam, Constance Wu, Matthew Carey ..
Directed by: Zal Batmanglij
Release date: 2011-01-22
24.

Enter Nowhere

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Three strangers arrive one by one to a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere after enduring separate life-altering predicaments. Searching for a way out of the woods, frustrated, hungry and battling to stay warm they discover their mysterious connection and realize what they have to do in order to get out of the woods alive.

Starring: Katherine Waterston, Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos, Christopher Denham, Jesse Perez, Leigh Lezark ..
Directed by: Jack Heller
Release date: 2011-10-22
Best Mystery Movies of 2011 : Dynamo: Magician Impossible
25.

Dynamo: Magician Impossible

4.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Magician to the stars, Dynamo, travels the globe astounding everyone he meets. Dynamo has worked with the likes of Will Smith, Lindsay Lohan, Jay-Z and Russell Brand, been seen on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and Comic Relief 2011, and now he comes to Watch with this completely exclusive new series featuring glamorous locations, mind-blowing stunts and A-list celebrities. This is the story of an ordinary boy from Bradford living an extraordinary life. Like his dear grandfather before him, Dynamo grew up practicing precision card-handling and developing powerful magical skills. In Dynamo: Magician Impossible, his very first television series, the 28-year-old travels the globe as the unassuming anti-hero who just happens to astound everyone he meets, whether international footballer or Hollywood actor.

Release date: 2011-11-14
26.

Abduction

4.5
5.1/10 IMDB

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

Starring: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina, Jason Isaacs, Maria Bello, Michael Nyqvist, Sigourney Weaver, Dermot Mulroney, Elisabeth Röhm, Antonique Smith ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 2011-09-22
27.

Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur

4.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A relaxing spa getaway evolves into a prehistoric panic when Scooby-Doo and the gang uncover the horrible Phantosaur, an ancient legend come to life to protect hidden treasures buried in secret desert caves. But this scare-a-saurus doesn’t stand a chance with Shaggy around, after he finds his inner hero with the help of new-age hypnosis. Like, it makes him more brave and less hungry!

Starring: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Matthew Lillard, Matthew Gray Gubler, Fred Willard, Gwendoline Yeo, Cathy Cavadini, Finola Hughes, Maulik Pancholy ..
Directed by: Ethan Spaulding
Release date: 2011-09-06
28.

The Caller

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. But the caller doesn't like being ignored, and looks for revenge in a unique and terrifying way...

Starring: Stephen Moyer, Rachelle Lefevre, Luis Guzmán, Ed Quinn, Lorna Raver, Lydia Echevarría, Aris Mejias, Gladys Rodríguez, Alfredo de Quesada, Brian Tester ..
Directed by: Matthew Parkhill
Release date: 2011-08-26
29.

Faces in the Crowd

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Sarah Wayne Callies, Julian McMahon, Michael Shanks, David Ingram, Anthony Lemke, Stephen Huszar, Darcy Fehr, Adam J. Harrington, Marianne Faithfull ..
Directed by: Julien Magnat
Release date: 2011-10-25
30.

Absentia

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia—and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

Starring: Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, Morgan Peter Brown, Dave Levine, Justin Gordon, Doug Jones, Connie Ventress, Ian Gregory, Erin Cipolletti, Damon Pfaff ..
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Release date: 2011-03-03
31.

The Tunnel

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

In 2007, in the midst of the drought and water shortages, the NSW State government has unveiled plans to tap into and recycle millions of litres of water trapped in a network of abandoned train tunnels just beneath the heart of Sydney. However the government suddenly goes cold on the plan and it is not made public why. There is talk of homeless people who use the tunnel as shelter going missing, even though the government states that there are no homeless people in there. This, and the silence from the officials and ministers, leads a journalist, Natasha to begin an investigation into a government cover-up. She and her crew Pete (Producer), Steve (Cameraman) and Tangles (Sound Technichian) decide to investigate the story in the tunnel.

Starring: Bel Deliá, Luke Arnold, Andy Rodoreda, James Caitlin, Goran D. Kleut, Arianna Gusi, Peter McAllum, Shannon Jones, Ben Maclaine, Steve Davis ..
Directed by: Carlo Ledesma
Release date: 2011-05-19
Best Mystery Movies of 2011 : Hallowe'en Party
32.

Hallowe'en Party

4.1
7.8/10 IMDB

During a village's Halloween party, a young girl boasts of having witnessed a murder from years before. No one believes her tale until her body is found later on in the evening, drowned in the apple-bobbing bucket.

Starring: David Suchet, Zoë Wanamaker, Amelia Bullmore, Sophie Thompson, Georgia King, Ian Hallard, Timothy West, Fenella Woolgar ..
Directed by: Charlie Palmer
Release date: 2011-11-26
33.

The Factory

4.1
5.7/10 IMDB

An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.

Starring: John Cusack, Jennifer Carpenter, Mae Whitman, Dallas Roberts, Sonya Walger, Michael Trevino, Ksenia Solo, Mageina Tovah, Katherine Waterston, Gary Anthony Williams ..
Directed by: Morgan O'Neill
Release date: 2011-10-19
34.

The Good Doctor

4.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Dr. Martin Blake, who has spent his life looking for respect, meets an 18-year-old patient named Diane, suffering from a kidney infection, and gets a much-needed boost of self-esteem. However, when her health starts improving, Martin fears losing her, so he begins tampering with her treatment, keeping Diane sick and in the hospital right next to him.

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Riley Keough, Taraji P. Henson, Rob Morrow, Michael Peña, Troy Garity, J.K. Simmons, Wade Williams, Molly Price, Monique Gabriela Curnen ..
Directed by: Lance Daly
Release date: 2011-04-23
35.

Atlas Shrugged: Part I

4.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.

Starring: Taylor Schilling, Paul Johansson, Michael O'Keefe, Grant Bowler, Edi Gathegi, Patrick Fischler, Graham Beckel, Armin Shimerman, Navid Negahban, Christina Pickles ..
Directed by: Paul Johansson
Release date: 2011-04-14
36.

Trespass

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Kyle and Sarah Miller have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip and their teen daughter Avery is sneaking out to a party, when four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks stage a home invasion. They want what's in the safe: cash and diamonds. As Kyle stalls them, trying to negotiate for Sarah's freedom, the fault lines in Kyle and Sarah's marriage and the pasts of the four robbers come into play. Is there room here for heroism?

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Liana Liberato, Cam Gigandet, Jordana Spiro, Ben Mendelsohn, Nico Tortorella, Dash Mihok, Emily Meade, Terry Milam ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 2011-10-13
37.

Texas Killing Fields

4.0
5.7/10 IMDB

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Stephen Graham, Annabeth Gish, Sheryl Lee, Corie Berkemeyer, Trenton Perez, Jason Clarke ..
Directed by: Ami Canaan Mann
Release date: 2011-10-14
38.

Silent House

3.9
5.2/10 IMDB

Sarah returns with her father and uncle to fix up the family's longtime summerhouse after it was violated by squatters in the off-season. As they work in the dark, Sarah begins to hear sounds from within the walls of the boarded-up building. Although she barely remembers the place, Sarah senses the past may still haunt the home.

Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Julia Chan, Adam Barnett, Haley Murphy ..
Directed by: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau, Robert Levi
Release date: 2011-01-21
39.

Quarantine 2: Terminal

3.9
5.2/10 IMDB

A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.

Starring: Mercedes Mason, Mattie Liptak, Josh Cooke, Noree Victoria, Ignacio Serricchio, Phillip DeVona, Julie Gribble, Tyler Kunkle, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Lynn Cole ..
Directed by: John Pogue
Release date: 2011-06-16
40.

Megan Is Missing

3.8
4.6/10 IMDB

Fourteen-year–old Megan and her best friend Amy spend a lot of time on the internet, posting videos of themselves and chatting with guys online. One night Megan chats with a guy named Josh who convinces her to meet him for a date. The next day, Megan is missing—forever. Based on actual cases of child abduction.

Starring: Amber Perkins, Rachel Quinn, Dean Waite, Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer, Kara Wang, Brittany Hingle, Carolina Sabate, Trigve Hagen, Rudy Galvan, April Stewart ..
Directed by: Michael Goi
Release date: 2011-05-01
41.

The Resident

3.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone.

Starring: Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Christopher Lee, Lee Pace, Aunjanue Ellis, Sean Rosales, Deborah Martinez, Sheila Ivy Traister, Michael Showers, Nana Visitor ..
Directed by: Antti Jokinen
Release date: 2011-02-10
Best Mystery Movies of 2011 : Return to Jurassic Park
42.

Return to Jurassic Park

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A multi-part documentary about the making of the Jurassic Park trilogy. Each part walks through the making of part of one of the films, including the hurricane during the shooting of the first film, and how advances in CGI for Jurassic Park helped change the world of special effects forever. All interviews for these retrospective documentaries come with comments from Spielberg, Johnston, Neill, Dern, Goldblum, the effects crews, the child actors, and Peter Stormare. This documentary is broken into five parts: Dawn of a New Era (25 min) Making Prehistory (20 min), the Next Step in Evolution (15 min), and the Third Adventure (25 min), Finding the Lost World (28 min), and Something Survived (16 min).

Starring: Steven Spielberg, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Fay Wray, Michael Crichton, Stan Winston, John Rosengrant, Mark 'Crash' McCreery, Phil Tippett ..
Directed by: Laurent Bouzereau
Release date: 2011-02-05
43.

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

3.7
5.1/10 IMDB

Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

Starring: Brandon Routh, Peter Stormare, Sam Huntington, Taye Diggs, Anita Briem, Kurt Angle, Andrew Sensenig, Randal Reeder, Courtney J. Clark, Gabrielle Chapin ..
Directed by: Kevin Munroe
Release date: 2011-03-16
44.

Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth, Gloria Reuben, Stephen McHattie, William Sadler, Eileen April Boylan, William Devane, Saul Rubinek, Mark Blum ..
Directed by: Dick Lowry
Release date: 2011-05-21
45.

Twixt

3.6
4.7/10 IMDB

A declining writer arrives in a small town where he gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin, Joanne Whalley, David Paymer, Anthony Fusco, Alden Ehrenreich, Bruce A. Miroglio, Don Novello ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 2011-09-10
46.

The Whisperer in Darkness

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Written in 1931, H.P. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Using its Mythoscope™ process — a mix of vintage and modern techniques — the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society expands on Lovecraft's original tale while still bringing you unparalleled authenticity. Horror and science fiction collide in the adventure of Albert Wilmarth, a folklore professor at Miskatonic University, as he investigates legends of strange creatures rumored to dwell in the most remote mountains of Vermont. Wilmarth’s investigation leads him to a discovery of horrors quite beyond anything he ever imagined, and ends in a desperate attempt to escape the remote New England hills with his life and sanity intact.

Starring: Stephen Blackehart, Matt Foyer, Barry Lynch, Annie Abrams, Matt Lagan, Autumn Wendel ..
Directed by: Sean Branney
Release date: 2011-03-12
47.

The Murder at Road Hill House

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1860, Inspector Jack Whicher of Scotland Yard is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of the three-year-old boy Saville Kent, who was snatched from his bed at night and murdered.

Starring: Paddy Considine, Peter Capaldi, Tom Georgeson, William Beck, Emma Fielding, Tim Pigott-Smith, Kate O'Flynn, Donald Sumpter, Ben Miles, Alexandra Roach ..
Directed by: James Hawes
Release date: 2011-04-25
48.

The Big Bang

3.4
5.4/10 IMDB

A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, three brash LAPD detectives, an aged billionaire looking for the Big Bang, and the billionaire's stunningly gorgeous wife. The solution to the mystery will cost ten lives, net $30 million and just might explain - well - everything.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Thomas Kretschmann, Sienna Guillory, William Fichtner, Delroy Lindo, Sam Elliott, Autumn Reeser, James Van Der Beek, Jimmi Simpson, Bill Duke ..
Directed by: Tony Krantz
Release date: 2011-02-03
49.

Some Guy Who Kills People

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.

Starring: Kevin Corrigan, Barry Bostwick, Karen Black, Leo Fitzpatrick, Ariel Gade, Lucy Davis, Ahmed Best, Janie Haddad Tompkins, Laura Kightlinger, Vanessa Mizzone ..
Directed by: Jack Perez
Release date: 2011-04-14
Best Mystery Movies of 2011 : The Candidate
50.

The Candidate

3.3
7.8/10 IMDB

An underhanded company man is offered assistance by a secret organization that immerses him in forces beyond his control.

Starring: Robert Picardo, Tom Gulager, Meghan Markle, Vyto Ruginis, P. J. Byrne, Thomas F. Duffy, John Gulager, Diane Ayala Goldner, William Morse ..
Directed by: David Karlak
Release date: 2011-08-24

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