Best Mystery Movies of 2015

1.

The Hateful Eight

6.3
7.8/10

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2015-12-25
2.

And Then There Were None

5.7
8.0/10

Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves cut off from civilisation. Very soon, the guests, each struggling with their conscience, will start to die – one by one, according to the rules of the nursery rhyme ‘Ten Little Soldier Boys’ - a rhyme that hangs in every room of the house and ends with the most terrifying words of all: "…and then there were none."

Release date: 2015-12-26
3.

The Gift

5.7
7.1/10

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Allison Tolman, Tim Griffin
Directed by: Joel Edgerton
Release date: 2015-07-30
4.

Mr. Holmes

5.5
6.9/10

The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband, a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.

Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Roger Allam
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2015-06-19
5.

Crimson Peak

5.4
6.5/10

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 2015-10-13
6.

Irrational Man

5.4
6.6/10

On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Jamie Blackley, Parker Posey, Joe Stapleton
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2015-07-17
7.

Tomorrowland

5.4
6.4/10

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Starring: Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Raffey Cassidy, Thomas Robinson, Hugh Laurie
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2015-05-19
8.

Self/less

5.3
6.5/10

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2015-07-10
9.

Solace

5.2
6.4/10

A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell, Marley Shelton
Directed by: Afonso Poyart
Release date: 2015-09-03
10.

Paper Towns

5.1
6.3/10

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues-and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.

Starring: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Justice Smith, Austin Abrams, Halston Sage
Directed by: Jake Schreier
Release date: 2015-06-18
11.

River

4.9
8.1/10
River
John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Release date: 2015-10-13
12.

Secret in Their Eyes

4.6
6.3/10

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris, Michael Kelly
Directed by: Billy Ray
Release date: 2015-10-14
13.

True Story

4.6
6.3/10

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

Starring: Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia, Ethan Suplee
Directed by: Rupert Goold
Release date: 2015-04-17
14.

Regression

4.6
5.7/10

Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Emma Watson, David Thewlis, Lothaire Bluteau, Dale Dickey
Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar
Release date: 2015-10-01
15.

A Bigger Splash

4.6
6.4/10

An American couple, Paul and Marianne, spend their vacation in Italy and experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to jealousy and dangerous sexual scenarios.

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Aurore Clément
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Release date: 2015-11-26
16.

While We're Young

4.5
6.3/10

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Charles Grodin
Directed by: Noah Baumbach
Release date: 2015-04-03
17.

The Overnight

4.4
6.1/10

Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, are new to Los Angeles. A chance meeting at the park introduces them to the mysterious Kurt, Charlotte, and Max. A family “playdate” becomes increasingly interesting as the night goes on.

Starring: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche, RJ Hermes
Directed by: Patrick Brice
Release date: 2015-06-19
18.

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

4.4
6.1/10

The true story of the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken, the grandson of the founder of the Heineken brewery, and his driver. They were released after a ransom of 35 million Dutch guilders was paid.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, Mark van Eeuwen
Directed by: Daniel Alfredson
Release date: 2015-03-12
19.

Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven

4.3
8.6/10

In this epic two-part finale, the Doctor comes face to face with the mysterious Missy, and an impossible choice is looming. With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies, and the Doctor takes to the air in a startling new role.

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez, Samuel Anderson, Ingrid Oliver
Directed by: Rachel Talalay
Release date: 2015-09-15
20.

Circle

4.3
6.0/10

In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Organized in an inward-facing circle and unable to move, they quickly learn that every two minutes, one of them must die... executed by a strange device in the center of the room.

Starring: Julie Benz, Carter Jenkins, Cesar Garcia, Mercy Malick, Lisa Pelikan
Directed by: Aaron Hann, Mario Miscione
Release date: 2015-05-28

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