If you need a little adrenaline rush by living vicariously through onscreen characters, make sure to hit the theaters and see all the mystery movies of 2019. Mystery - much like horror and action - is a genre that has never really gone out of fashion in Hollywood. It seems audiences always crave films that test their thinking abilities, and push them to look for clues and decipher answers before the credits roll. If you're in need of a little intrigue and suspense, browse this list of the best 2019 mystery movies!
The below mystery films are all engaging, of course, but which one is truly the best of the best? A good mystery film should have an intriguing setup, compelling characters, and a plot full of unexpected twists and turns that lead to a revelation that is difficult to guess. Some good 2019 mystery films include Escape Room, Replicas, and The Rhythm Section.
Vote for the best mystery movies this year below! Feel free to add any great whodunits and murder mysteries that may be missing.
Escape Room is a 2019 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Adam Robitel. Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, + more
Directed by: Adam Robitel
The Vanishing is a 2019 Scottish psychological thriller film directed by Kristoffer Nyholm. Three lighthouse keepers, James (Gerard Butler), Thomas (Peter Mullan), and Donald (Connor Swindells), begin their six-week shift tending to the remote Flannan Isles Lighthouse where they come across a boat, a body, and a wooden chest. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, Connor Swindells
Directed by: Kristoffer Nyholm
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek is a 2018 American drama film directed by Henry Dunham. A reclusive ex-cop turned-militia man, Gannon (James Badge Dale), investigates a shooting at a police funeral by sequestering other members of his militia in a remote lumber mill. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty, Patrick Fischler, Happy Anderson, Robert Aramayo
Directed by: Henry Dunham
Happy Death Day 2U is a 2019 American slasher film directed by Christopher B. Landon, and the sequel to the 2017 film Happy Death Day. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Ruby Modine
Directed by: Christopher B. Landon