Best Mystery Movies of 2015

1.

The Hateful Eight

6.3

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.

Sicario

6.1

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2015-09-17
3.

And Then There Were None

5.7

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
4.

The Gift

5.7

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
5.

Run All Night

5.4

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy’s estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Boyd Holbrook, Bruce McGill
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2015-03-11
6.

Crimson Peak

5.4

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
7.

Tomorrowland

5.4

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

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.

The Visit

5.1

The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day.

Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Release date: 2015-09-10
10.

Paper Towns

5.1

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
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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.

Irrational Man

4.8

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
13.

A Bigger Splash

4.6

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
14.

True Story

4.6

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
15.

Blackhat

4.5

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Tang Wei, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 2015-01-13
16.

Dark Places

4.5

A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.

Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks, Tye Sheridan
Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Release date: 2015-03-31
17.

The Overnight

4.4

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

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

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

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Starring: Julie Benz, Carter Jenkins, Cesar Garcia, Mercy Malick, Lisa Pelikan
Directed by: Aaron Hann, Mario Miscione
Release date: 2015-10-16

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