In director Martin Scorsese's latest film, Leonardo DiCaprio plays Teddy Daniels, a U.S. martial investigating the disappearance of a woman (Emily Mortimer) from an institution for the criminally insane located on an island. Ben Kingsley plays the director of the institution, while Max von Sydow is one of the doctors in charge. As Teddy looks deeper into the disappearance, he begins to see visions of a mysterious woman (Michelle Williams) and to question his own sanity. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Mark Ruffalo, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch, Elias Koteas, and Nellie Sciutto. Categories: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Mystery in Shutter Island
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) investigates the murder of a prominent physicist with the help of his daughter Vittoria (Ayelet Zurer). As the trail leads them to the Vatican, Robert and Vittoria find clues linking the murder, as well as the kidnapping of four cardinals, to the Illuminati, a powerful ancient group long thought to be extinct. With the group intending to carry out a terrorist attack during a papal conclave, Robert and Vittoria must discover the truth before more innocent lives are lost. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, David Pasquesi, Cosimo Fusco and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Mystery in Angels & Demons
District attorney Mark Hunter (Michael Douglas) has been putting the toughest criminals behind bars for years and is much admired. But when a young journalist (Jesse Metcalfe) decides to investigate him, he discovers Hunter is corrupt. To expose this trusted figure, the journalist comes up with a risky scheme in which he poses as a murder suspect. Directed by Peter Hyams. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2009.
Mystery in Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Max (Shane West), is an unsuspecting young man who gets caught up in international espionage when he receives a mysterious package in the mail. It contains a cell phone that gives him instructions on where to go and what to do. When he follows these instructions, he receives huge amounts of money, but also discovers that people are trying to kill him. Edward Burns, Ving Rhames and Martin Sheen play government agents who tail him. But can he trust them? Directed by Greg Marcks. With Yuriy Kutsenko and Sandra De Sousa. Categories: Action, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Mystery in Echelon Conspiracy
Heath Ledger gave his final performance in this film, in which he stars as Tony, a man caught between Dr. Parnassus (Christopher Plummer), who has sold his sold for immortality, and the devil (Tom Waits). The doctor has agreed to give his daughter (Lily Cole) to Satan when she turns 16, and it is almost her birthday. In order to get around this, the doctor must give the devil five innocent souls, among them Tony's. Tony changes shape throughout the film and at times is played by Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law. Directed by Terry Gilliam. With Verne Troyer. Categories: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery. Year: 2009.
Mystery in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga play two loving parents who decide to adopt a third child. They hope to bring joy into her life and theirs, but Esther (Isabelle Fuhrman), the girl they adopt, has a dark secret. She is no ordinary child, and anyone who crosses her soon finds that out, as they suffer accidents and even death. Her adopted parents don't know what to do with a girl who looks so angelic but is really anything but. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. With CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Karel Roden and Aryana Engineer. Categories: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Mystery in Orphan
Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin), the bumbling French detective, returns in a new adventure. Teaming up with an equally inept squad on international law enforcement officers, Clouseau must stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts. Directed by Harald Zwart. With Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia, Yuki Matsuzaki, Alfred Molina, Aishwarya Rai and John Cleese. Categories: Comedy, Mystery, Crime. Year: 2009.
Mystery in The Pink Panther 2
Robert Downey Jr. is the latest actor to play the famed British detective Sherlock Holmes. In this new version, he gets involved in a murder case where there is some suspicion that the victim rose from the dead. He has to contend with an arch-villain (Mark Strong) and an enticing femme fatale (Rachel McAdams). But with his trusty friend, Dr. Watson (Jude Law) by his side, he's ready for anything. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2009.
Mystery in Sherlock Holmes
When a mysterious epidemic of blindness sweeps over a city and panics its citizens, the US Minister of Health (Sandra Oh) responds by placing the afflicted into strict quarantine. Meant to keep the newly blind safe until a cure is developed and order is restored, the plan proves to have unexpected consequences when a renegade patient (Gael García Bernal) proclaims himself ruler of the hospital and his followers take control of the facilities. Amongst the chaos, a woman (Julianne Moore) who followed her afflicted husband (Mark Ruffalo) into quarantine and has kept her health a secret, bands together with a group of strangers to find their way to freedom. Directed by Fernando Meirelles. With Alice Braga and Danny Glover. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Mystery in Blindness
In 1920s Los Angeles, Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie), a single mother and telephone operator, returns home from work to discover that her son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) is missing. After an unsuccessful five month search, police eventually return a boy to her who claims to be he son. When Christine refuses to accept the lie, the police brand her as a delusional, unfit mother. With nowhere left to turn, Christine gets a helping hand from Reverend Gustav Briegleb (John Malkovich), who is determined to confront city authorities and expose the corruption in the LAPD. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Colm Feore, Denis O'Hare and Jeffrey Donovan. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
Mystery in Changeling
When a building-sized monster begins to wreak havoc upon New York City, a group of friends flee a going-away party armed with only a handheld camera. As they attempt to avoid the behemoth's path of destruction, the friends record their escape over previously recorded footage. With no time to spare, the group must make the difficult decision whether or not to stray from their course to locate a missing friend. Directed by Matt Reeves. With Michael Stahl-David, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T.J. Miller, Odette Yustman and Mike Vogel. Categories: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Mystery in Cloverfield
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) is born as an old man and physically ages backwards. Abandoned by his biological parents just after his birth, Benjamin struggles to live in a world where his appearance doesn't quite match up with what's inside of him. At 50, Benjamin falls in love with 30-year-old Daisy (Cate Blanchett). And, as Benjamin grows younger and Daisy grows older, the two must come to terms with the limits of their relationship and the unusual circumstances of Benjamin's life. Directed by David Fincher. With Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond and Elle Fanning. Categories: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. Year: 2008.
Mystery in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button