Category Archives: Mystery

Dark Skies

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Scott Stewart
Stars: Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2387433/

As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

Trance

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge
Stars: James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Danny Sapani, Matt Cross
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1924429/

An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.

Stoker

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Wentworth Miller
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, David Alford, Matthew Goode, Peg Allen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1682180/

After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

Sinister

Release 2012

Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Scott Derrickson
Writers: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, James Ransone, Michael Hall D'Addario
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1922777/

A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm home movies films that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.

Safe House

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Daniel Espinosa
Writers: David Guggenheim
Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1599348/

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.

The Raven

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: James McTeigue
Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Ben Livingston
Stars: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1486192/

When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

The Words

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Stars: Dennis Quaid, John Hannah, Jeremy Irons, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1840417/

A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work.

The Bourne Legacy

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Tony Gilroy
Writers: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Edward Norton, Donna Murphy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1194173/

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Prometheus

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Director: Ridley Scott
Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett
Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1446714/

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.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Harald Zwart
Writers: Jessica Postigo, Cassandra Clare
Stars: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Robert Sheehan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1538403/

When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

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