Mystery Drama Movies

List of the best mystery drama movies selected by visitors to our site: Wounds, The Perfection, The Little Stranger, Possum, Pyewacket, Black Hollow Cage, Marrowbone, The Place, The Shack, Exposed
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Wounds (2019)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersBartenders
PlotMystery
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Exciting, Fascinating, Depressive

Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.

The Perfection (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMusicians, Girlfriends, Lesbians
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleNetflix, Disturbing, Fascinating

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

The Little Stranger (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Maids
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Death, Funeral, Ghosts
PlaceEstate, Country houses
StyleBy books, Depressive

In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life?

Possum (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersLosers, Spiders
PlotMystery
StyleNot for everyone, Fancy, Disturbing

A disgraced children’s puppeteer returns to his childhood home and is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.

Pyewacket (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersTeachers, Orphans, Mothers, Witch
PlotFear, Mystery, Parenting, Hatred, Depression, Curses, Witchcraft
PlaceForest

A frustrated, angry teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.

Black Hollow Cage (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Dogs
PlotMystery, Fear, Mystery, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceForest
StyleDisturbing, For men

A girl who lives in a secluded house with her father and her dog finds a mysterious black cube in the woods with the ability to change the past.

Marrowbone (2017)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersBrothers, Sisters, Friends, Mothers, Twins, Serial killers, Fathers, Raccoons
PlotDeath, Mystery, Mystery, Love, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlaceBeach
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Action

A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

The Place (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryItaly
Duration01:37
PlotMystery, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death
PlaceItaly
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

The fates of an apparently random group of strangers who each come into contact with a mysterious figure who they believe possesses the power to grant any wish, in return for which they must carry out a task he assigns them.

The Shack (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersSerial killers, FBI, Gods
PlotMystery, Depression, Dancing, Snow, Travel, Religious, Abduction
StyleDisturbing, Philosophical

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

Exposed (2016)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDetectives, Dogs, Horses, Soldier, Angels
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Religious, Cheating
PlaceUSA, New York

After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.

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A Dark Song (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersMothers, Demons, Angels
PlotAbduction, Religious, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Lake, Country houses
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing

A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersGods, Angels
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure, Mystery, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
PlaceJungle, Forest, Deserts, Nature
StyleFascinating, Action, Exciting

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

Starry Eyes (2014)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:36
CharactersActors
PlotObsession, Fear, Mystery, Death
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Party
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Light

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

The Cat Vanishes (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryArgentina
Duration01:30
CharactersWriters, Cats
PlotMystery

Luis has just returned home after spending time in a neuropsychiatric, and Beatrice, his wife, he fears a relapse. The disappearance of the house cat and certain behaviors Beatriz Luis begins to grow increasingly suspicious of his behavior.

Jonah Hex (2010)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13
CharactersKillers, Family, Hunters, Cowboys, Heroes
PlotMystery, Death, Supernatural, Revenge, Superpowers
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, Heavy, Action, Gothic, Tense, Disturbing, For men

Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting this task, he also gets revenge on the man who slayed his wife and child. Megan Fox plays a prostitute as well as Jonah Hex's love interst in the film.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:08
CharactersDetectives, Police, Partners
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceLondon, England, Prison
Time19th century
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, For men, Steampunk, Smart

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Perfect Creature (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersVampire, Police, Family, Brothers, Friends, Mutant, Heroes, Serial killers
PlotMagic, Investigation, Fear, Relationship, Mystery, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

The Lake House (2006)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:39
CharactersWizards, Architects
PlotMagic, Mystery, Time travel, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleSoulful, To cry, Cute, Romantic

A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.

The Living and the Dead (2006)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMothers, Fathers, Terminally ill
PlotFear, Mystery, Mental disorders, Supernatural, Superpowers, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, England
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing

A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, James, fancies himself in charge of the manor house with his terminally ill mother, and barricades the two of them into the house.

Interstate 60 (2002)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:56
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Dreams
PlaceHospitals, USA

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

The Sixth Sense (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersDoctors, Psychologists
PlotGhosts, Death, Love, Mystery, Supernatural, Life after death, Superpowers, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleNumbers in the title, Depressive, Unexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Interesting

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

Field of Dreams (1989)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Hermits
PlotGhosts, Investigation, Mystery, Dreams, Travel
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching, To cry

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.

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