Best Mystery Movies of This Year (So Far)


Knock at the Cabin

6.4/10 IMDB

While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her two fathers are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse. With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost.

Starring: Dave Bautista, Rupert Grint, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Abby Quinn, William Ragsdale, Jerry Lobrow, McKenna Kerrigan, Scott Vogel ..
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Release date: 2023-02-01

Teen Wolf: The Movie

5.7/10 IMDB

The wolves are howling once again, as a terrifying ancient evil emerges in Beacon Hills. Scott McCall, no longer a teenager yet still an Alpha, must gather new allies and reunite trusted friends to fight back against this powerful and deadly enemy.

Starring: Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Crystal Reed, Orny Adams, Linden Ashby, JR Bourne, Seth Gilliam, Colton Haynes, Ryan Kelley ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 2023-01-18


7.4/10 IMDB

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it’s too late. But as she digs deeper, her digital sleuthing raises more questions than answers... and when June unravels secrets about her mom, she discovers that she never really knew her at all.

Starring: Storm Reid, Nia Long, Joaquim de Almeida, Ken Leung, Amy Landecker, Daniel Henney, Megan Suri, Tim Griffin, Thomas Barbusca, Rick Chambers ..
Directed by: Nicholas D. Johnson, Will Merrick
Release date: 2023-01-19

There's Something Wrong with the Children

4.9/10 IMDB

Margaret and Ben take a weekend trip with longtime friends Ellie and Thomas and their two young children. Eventually, Ben begins to suspect something supernatural is occurring when the kids behave strangely after disappearing into the woods overnight.

Starring: Zach Gilford, Amanda Crew, Alisha Wainwright, Carlos Santos, Briella Guiza, David Mattle, Carlos Santos ..
Directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
Release date: 2023-01-17

The Price We Pay

4.8/10 IMDB

After a pawn shop robbery goes askew, two criminals take refuge at a remote farmhouse to try to let the heat die down, but find something much more menacing.

Starring: Sabina Mach, Emile Hirsch, Tyler Sanders, Stephen Dorff, Vernon Wells, Erika Ervin, Gigi Zumbado, Tanner Zagarino, Eleanor Burke, Jesse Kinser ..
Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Touch of Crude

Touch of Crude

7.0/10 IMDB

When a woman moves into a new house she is visited by a mysterious entity, a Black Box, which upon peering through its peephole unlocks multiple universes, each viewed from a different woman's perspective. Short film created for the Prada SS23 women's collection.

Starring: Liv Corfixen, Lola Corfixen, Lizzielou Corfixen ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2023-01-10

Door Mouse

7.5/10 IMDB

A burlesque dancer with dreams of becoming a comic book artist investigates the disappearance of a close friend.

Starring: Hayley Law, Keith Powers, Famke Janssen, Donal Logue, Landon Liboiron, Avan Jogia, Nhi Do, Gabriel Carter, Emma Campbell, Elizabeth Saunders ..
Directed by: Avan Jogia
Release date: 2023-01-13


8.9/10 IMDB

A man figures out that his supposedly deceased son may still be alive. It has an R rating for language, alcohol and violence throughout.

Starring: Leon Addison Brown, Dan Finnerty, Justin Marcel McManus, Sabina Friedman-Seitz, William Atticus Parker, Ash Parker, Dhamani Alexis, Jeffrey Wright, Brooks Ashmanskas, Joel de la Fuente ..
Directed by: William Atticus Parker
Release date: 2023-01-01

Marooned Awakening

8.5/10 IMDB

Marooned Awakening is a 2022 British psychological thriller film directed by Musaab Mustafa, co-written by Cameron Ashplant and Mustafa, and starring Ashplant, Murray McArthur, Tilly Keeper and Tim McInnerny. The film was shot entirely on the island of Guernsey.

Starring: Cameron Ashplant, Murray McArthur, Tilly Keeper, Tim McInnerny ..
Directed by: Musaab Mustafa
Release date: 2023-02-02
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Eileen


7.7/10 IMDB

In 1960s Massachusetts, an unhappy prison secretary is beguiled a new co-worker who pulls her into complicity in a crime that surpasses her wildest imaginings.

Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anne Hathaway, Shea Whigham, Marin Ireland, Owen Teague, Jefferson White, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Tonye Patano, William Hill, Lauren Yaffe ..
Directed by: William Oldroyd
Release date: 2023-01-21
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Rotting in the Sun

Rotting in the Sun

6.5/10 IMDB

After filmmaker Sebastián goes missing in Mexico City, social media celebrity Jordan begins searching for him, suspecting that the cleaning lady in Sebastián’s building may have something to do with his disappearance.

Starring: Jordan Firstman, Catalina Saavedra, Sebastián Silva, Juan Andrés Silva, Gerardo Sierra, Robert Keller ..
Directed by: Sebastián Silva
Release date: 2023-01-22

Beneath the Green

4.2/10 IMDB

A wayward astronaut finds himself trapped inside the collective consciousness of a planet that seeks to teach us how to conquer our past to move forward with the present.

Starring: Eric Roberts, Anthony Nikolchev, Garland Scott, Anna Talakkottur, Veronica Wylie, Jay Eftimoski ..
Directed by: Jason Georgiades
Release date: 2023-01-27
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Good Wife's Guide to Murder

Good Wife's Guide to Murder

5.4/10 IMDB

When an expert in spousal murder is accused of killing her husband, she must use her investigation skills to prove her innocence.

Starring: Nola Martin, Tennille Read, Shaun Benson, Bukola Walfall, R Austin Ball, Alex Harrouch, Joey Belfiore, Michael Caruana, Marianthi Evans, Zenna Davis-Jones ..
Directed by: Max McGuire
Release date: 2023-01-06
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Curious Caterer: Grilling Season

Curious Caterer: Grilling Season

0.0/10 IMDB

Caterer Goldy Berry reunites with detective Tom Schultz when a realtor is murdered. As they uncover personal and professional rivalries, they realize the culprit is closer than expected.

Starring: Nikki DeLoach, Andrew W. Walker, Neil Webb, Jaycie Dotin, Amanda May, Howie Lai, Rob LaBelle, Beverley Elliott, Riley Davis, Veenu Sandhu ..
Directed by: Paul Ziller
Release date: 2023-02-05

Malcom is Missing

0.0/10 IMDB

A single mother of two from small town Canada looks for her missing father in Mexico and ends up taking on one of the most corrupt justice systems in the world.

Starring: Brooke Mullins ..
Directed by: Jari Osborne, Robert Osborne
Release date: 2023-01-29
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: So that one does not end up in a jar

So that one does not end up in a jar

0.0/10 IMDB

Friday, January 13, 2023. A mysterious book appears in the living room with the explicit instruction not to read chapter 13. But hey - what could happen? It's just a book after all.

Starring: Martin Blais ..
Directed by: Martin Blais
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Vanished


0.0/10 IMDB

A young couple who live in an old house, notice a car outside, that keeps parking in front of their property and suspiciously stares at it..

Starring: Babak Karimi, Marjan Etefaghian, Hamed Rasouli ..
Directed by: Nasim Tehrani
Release date: 2023-01-13

no one saw me standing there

0.0/10 IMDB

Assembled with ghostly texture, a messenger sends a note through time.

Directed by: Connor May
Release date: 2023-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Path to Ecstasy

Path to Ecstasy

0.0/10 IMDB

A lost teen is abandoned by his alcoholic stepfather, and spurred on a desperate search for connection within the same group he also wishes to escape from.

Starring: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Michael Jibson, Laura Main, Tom Taylor, Amir Wilson, Georgia Pemberton, Mimi Slinger, Molly Osborne, Ken Christiansen, Spencer Allum ..
Directed by: Abdullah Khan
Release date: 2023-01-31

Into The Looking Glass

0.0/10 IMDB

Four friends face a night of terror when an ancient mirror enchanted with the soul of the original witch High Priestess is being used as a catalyst for her return

Starring: LJ Ugarte, Alron Phillips, Bryan Lopez, Doreen James, Jimmarie Rios ..
Directed by: Alron Phillips
Release date: 2023-01-06

Tape #23

0.0/10 IMDB

A young man in search of a place to live, finds a beautiful apartment that he will have to share with someone who is not the person he was waiting for.

Starring: Luis Roberto Ruiz Rodriguez, Jeffson Estrada, Alejandro Marin, Dave Jimenez ..
Directed by: Jeffson Estrada, Luis Roberto Ruiz Rodriguez
Release date: 2023-01-05
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Cloudbusting


0.0/10 IMDB

An immigrant from Hong Kong now lives in Los Angeles. He deals with his homesickness and sense of loss after encountering a strange old man.

Starring: Nathaniel Chi, Jim Lau, Yin Yin Liow, Cristian Castillo, Enoch Lai ..
Directed by: Enoch Lai
Release date: 2023-02-07
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: The Bearer Of Great News

The Bearer Of Great News

0.0/10 IMDB

"These men, the school bullies, they thought it would be funny to..."

Starring: Ryan Delve, Nat de Souza, Matthew Gee, Lucas Reinke, Ben Philips, Andrew Bell ..
Directed by: Matthew Gee, Ryan Delve, Lucas Reinke, Nat de Souza
Release date: 2023-01-26

Gouge Away

0.0/10 IMDB

Tony the Stamper is about to uncover a nasty secret when his mentor Stanley goes missing amid a hazardous narcotic gas that has flooded the city streets.

Starring: Matthew Ritacco, Jack Wheeler, Zack Spicehandler, Jeremy Spicehandler, Brandon "Bones" Parker, Christopher La Vigna, Dave Street, Renee Mandel, Gregory "The Bankrobber" Anderson, Candy Fox ..
Directed by: Jeff Frumess
Release date: 2023-01-17

The Skull and the Arm

0.0/10 IMDB

In a world where a cow skull hangs in place of the sun, a woman discovers a giant purple arm growing from her basement wall.

Starring: Gabrielle Fulton, Sophie Barnes, Zachary Blair, Nick Bosworth, Kacie Skelton, Cayden Kemp, Luke Danforth, D. Matt Jordan, Casey Wessel, Jennifer Cale ..
Directed by: Emil Woerner
Release date: 2023-01-05
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: Swimming in a Sea of Trauma

Swimming in a Sea of Trauma

0.0/10 IMDB

A ghost story about the memories of the Biafran War. Chisom encounters Nkechi in a dreamscape; a girl with an otherworldly and strange demeanor. Through their encounter, Chisom learns that Nkechi is a wandering spirit who lived and died during the Biafran War/Nigerian Civil War.

Starring: Uzoamaka Onuoha, Maryann Ivy ..
Directed by: Ugochukwu Azuya
Release date: 2023-01-25

The Garfunkel Incident

0.0/10 IMDB

When Sam discovers a strange tower in the middle of nowhere, her longing to know more leads to a series of confusing events presented by the narrator. the narrator uncovers old footage and research on what happened to Sam and the tower, but his obsession with it leads him down a path of no return

Starring: Jason Martin, Amelie Lord, Ryan Clough, Louis Paget ..
Directed by: Cody Horton
Release date: 2023-01-25
Best Mystery Movies of This Year: The Gruesome Grizzly Death of Dean Taaffee

The Gruesome Grizzly Death of Dean Taaffee

0.0/10 IMDB

Its New Years Eve, cause for celebration? NO ! CAUSE FOR MURDER !!?

Starring: Aaron Kinsella, Moe Eustace, Aston O'Hanlon, Declan Adams, Eimhin Green, Dean Taaffee, Sam 'Scumo' Cummins, Drizzy., Flubby, Tadhg Ryan ..
Directed by: Aaron Byrne
Release date: 2023-01-01

Trapped In The Backrooms

0.0/10 IMDB

Armed with only her VHS camera, Khloë attempts to both survive and escape The Backrooms.

Starring: Khloë Oshamaya Gwen ..
Directed by: Khloë Oshamaya Gwen
Release date: 2023-01-12

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