Best Mystery Movies of 2012

1.

Prometheus

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Lucy Hutchinson, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall, Kate Dickie ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2012-05-30
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2.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Starring: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams, Michael McKean, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Gary Anthony Williams, Gary Anthony Sturgis, Paget Brewster ..
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2012-09-06
3.

Sinister

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Vincent D'Onofrio, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson, Clare Foley, Michael Hall D'Addario, Victoria Leigh, Blake Mizrahi, Cameron Ocasio ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2012-03-29
4.

The Imposter

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappeared without a trace from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a horrifying story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems.

Starring: Frédéric Bourdin, Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Cathy Dresbach, Alan Teichman, Ivan Villanueva, Maria Jesus Hoyos, Ken Appledorn ..
Directed by: Bart Layton
Release date: 2012-07-13
5.

Compliance

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

On a particularly busy day at a suburban Ohio fast food joint, high-strung manager Sandra receives a phone call from a police officer saying that an employee, a pretty young blonde named Becky, has stolen money from a customer.

Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Philip Ettinger, James McCaffrey, Ashlie Atkinson, Bill Camp, Nikiya Mathis, Ralph Rodriguez, Stephen Payne ..
Directed by: Craig Zobel
Release date: 2012-08-23
6.

The Raven

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.

Starring: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jimmy Yuill, Pam Ferris, Brendan Coyle, Dave Legeno ..
Directed by: James McTeigue
Release date: 2012-03-09
7.

Resolution

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Michael is committed to getting his best friend Chris to sober up and get his life back on track. With the best of intentions, Michael implements a plan to convince Chris to go to rehab before his drug addiction leads to an early death. But what begins as an attempt to save his friend's life quickly takes an unexpected turn as the two friends confront personal demons, the consequences of past actions, and forces beyond their control.

Starring: Peter Cilella, Vinny Curran, Zahn McClarnon, Bill Oberst Jr., Emily Montague, Skyler Meacham, Carmel Benson, Josh Higgins, Catherine Burns, Kurt David Anderson ..
Directed by: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
Release date: 2012-04-20
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8.

Gone

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. Returning home from work one morning, Jill discovers that Molly has vanished, and she is certain that the same man who previously abducted her has returned for revenge.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata, Jennifer Carpenter, Sebastian Stan, Wes Bentley, Emily Wickersham, Nick Searcy, Socratis Otto, Joel David Moore, Katherine Moennig ..
Directed by: Heitor Dhalia
Release date: 2012-02-23
9.

The Tall Man

4.2
5.9/10 IMDB

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, Stephen McHattie, Jakob Davies, William B. Davis, Samantha Ferris, Colleen Wheeler, Eve Harlow, Janet Wright, Ferne Downey ..
Directed by: Pascal Laugier
Release date: 2012-03-19
10.

The Pact

4.1
5.8/10 IMDB

After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in the night, objects moving about, a fallen picture of an unknown woman posed next to their mother. Annie begins experiencing a series of intense and disturbing dreams - visions that lead her to uncover something terrible about her mother's past that is finally revealing itself.

Starring: Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Agnes Bruckner, Mark Steger, Haley Hudson, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Samuel Ball, Dakota Bright ..
Directed by: Nicholas McCarthy
Release date: 2012-05-25

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