Best Mystery Movies of 2016

1.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Scott, Louise Brealey, Amanda Abbington, Jonathan Aris, Yasmine Akram ..
Directed by: Douglas Mackinnon
Release date: 2016-01-01
2.

Arrival

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O'Brien, Julia Scarlett Dan, Abigail Pniowsky, Jadyn Malone, Carmela Nozza Guizzo ..
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2016-11-10
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3.

The Conjuring 2

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick McAuley, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Simon Delaney ..
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2016-05-13
4.

Nerve

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Starring: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Juliette Lewis, Kimiko Glenn, Machine Gun Kelly, Marc John Jefferies, Samira Wiley, Brian Marc ..
Directed by: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Release date: 2016-06-27
5.

The Witch

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas Dawson, Bathsheba Garnett, Sarah Stephens, Julian Richings, Wahab Chaudhry ..
Directed by: Robert Eggers
Release date: 2016-02-19
6.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond, Olwen Catherine Kelly, Michael McElhatton, Parker Sawyers, Jane Perry, Mark Phoenix ..
Directed by: André Øvredal
Release date: 2016-12-21
7.

Central Intelligence

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Aaron Paul, Danielle Nicolet, Ryan Hansen, Timothy John Smith, Megan Park, Thomas Kretschmann, Jason Bateman ..
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Release date: 2016-06-15
8.

The Neon Demon

5.3
6.2/10 IMDB

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Keanu Reeves, Desmond Harrington, Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks, Charles Baker ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2016-06-08
9.

The Girl on the Train

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramírez, Lisa Kudrow, Darren Goldstein, Laura Prepon ..
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Release date: 2016-10-05
10.

Lights Out

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious attachment to their mother, Sophie, has reemerged.

Starring: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Billy Burke, Andi Osho, Maria Russell, Rolando Boyce, Lotta Losten ..
Directed by: David F. Sandberg
Release date: 2016-07-21
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