Category Archives: Mystery

Memento

Release 2000

Genre Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Russ Fega
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0209144/

A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife.

Shutter Island

Release 2010

Genre Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow, Michelle Williams
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1130884/

In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby.

Rear Window

Release 1970

Genre Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writers: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich
Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047396/

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Joy Ride

Release 2001

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: John Dahl
Writers: Clay Tarver, J.J. Abrams
Stars: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman, Stuart Stone
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0206314/

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Winter's Tale

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Akiva Goldsman
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Mark Helprin
Stars: Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths, Michael Patrick Crane, Brian Hutchison
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837709/

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

Inception

Release 2010

Genre Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666/

A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.

The Best Offer

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland, Philip Jackson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1924396/

A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Mystery

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Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2382009/

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

Vampire Academy

Release 2014

Genre Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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Director: Mark Waters
Writers: Richelle Mead, Daniel Waters
Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1686821/

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.

Veronica Mars

Release 2014

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Director: John T. Kretchmer, Nick Marck, Michael Fields, Harry Winer, Jason Bloom, Steve Gomer, Guy Norman Bee, Marcos Siega, Sarah Pia Anderson, Mark Piznarski, Rob Thomas
Writers: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero, John Enbom, Phil Klemmer, Dayna Lynne North, Jed Seidel, Cathy Belben, Jonathan Moskin, David Mulei, Russell Smith, Aury Wallington, Robert Hull, Joe Voci
Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra, Enrico Colantoni
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0412253/

After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

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