7 Hollywood Mystery Movies To Satisfy The Detective In You – Filmfare

The best part about mystery movies is that they make us glued to the screen so much that we start looking for the answers ourselves. Don’t you get curious to know what’s going to happen next? and yet we all love it when it is impossible to predict the ending of the film. A good mystery film is like differentiating the good characters from the bad ones, guessing who’s lying and who’s telling the truth, attempting to solve a mystery/thriller is like a mental puzzle that is frustrating and entertaining at the same time. So with all this in mind we have compiled a list of best mystery movies made in Hollywood. Check them out!
Based on Agatha Christie’s famous novel by the same name, Murder on the Orient Express is a treat to watch. The star studded cast includes Johnny Depp, Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench and many more. The story revolves around Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh), a famous detective who tries to solve a murder on the luxury Orient Express before the killer gets to another victim. This film will keep you guessing throughout the film, and we bet if you haven’t read the book you won’t be able to guess the killer till the very end.
Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Dave Franco, Isla Fisher, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan and many more, Now You See Me is one of the craziest movies you will ever come across. With such an interesting concept and storyline this film is our top favourite. And if you’re into magic and illusion and then this film is the best option. The story follows the lives of four street magicians, who each get a mysterious letter to an address with secrets inside, and a year later the four of them become big-time illusionists who rob a bank in the climax of their show. This stunt puts them in the eye of the FBI and Interpol and they are investigated by agents. It is amazing how this film offers comedy, drama and magic within its running time.
Starring Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin and Maxim Gaudette, Incendies revolves around a Middle Eastern woman Nawal (Lubna Azabal) who’s last wish is to send her twin children on a journey to the Middle East. She leaves two separate letters for her children, which are to be read once she dies. Jeanne (Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin) is to deliver hers to the father the twins never knew, and Simon (Maxim Gaudette) is to give his to the brother they never knew they had. As the twins travel to the Middle East, they uncover a family history and have revelations about themselves. This movie is just extraordinary on every level. From the terrific script, great acting, screenplay to outstanding direction and cinematography, Incendies is highly recommended if you want to watch a powerful mystery/thriller.
Starring Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Plummer, Katherine Langford and others, Knives Out is an unltimate murder mystery. The story revolves around renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) who is found dead at his estate after his 85th birthday. Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is then enlisted to investigate the mysterious case. Detective Blanc now has to sift through the lies of Harlan’s dysfunctional family in order to find the killer. Knives Out is truly a classic, right from the engaging storyline, characters, to the costumes and direction, director Rian Johnson did a commendable job with this film. And trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

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