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Thrilling AF! 7 Engrossing Mystery Movies That Will Keep You Guessing Till The Very End

Ravina SachdevRavina Sachdev  |  Dec 24, 2021
Thrilling AF! 7 Engrossing Mystery Movies That Will Keep You Guessing Till The Very End

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A mysterious crime scene, an intelligent detective, and a few suspects with versions of their own about what happened—is all takes to keep crime buffs hooked. The best part about mystery movies is that they keep usat the edge of our seats right from the beginning until the end. It can get frustrating not knowing what’s going to happen next, and yet, we love it when a thriller is impossible to predict.

Finding a great mystery movie can be a task! This is why we decided to save you the trouble, and rounded up some of the best thrillers.  From engrossing cat-and-mouse chases to mind-bending dark psychological stories—our movie list will ensure that you have the most interesting binge-fest ever! 

Knives Out 

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Combine a mysterious death with a million-dollar inheritance, and drama is bound to ensue! The plot is about what happens when an anonymous member of the Thrombey family hires a detective to figure out who’s responsible for the death of Harlan Thrombey. This light-hearted movie is perfect for those who do not like intense mystery movies. 

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

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Based on the book with the same name, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is about a reporter who is hired by a wealthy industrialist to solve the 40-year old murder of his niece. The reporter joins forces with a computer hacker and soon the two discover more than they bargained for! Gripping, unpredictable and edgy! 

The Call 

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A trip to her family’s home puts Seo in contact with a woman named Young-Sook, who lives in the same house but in the past. Spooky, right? The two can mysteriously communicate with each other through their phones and their conversations change their lives irrevocably. The twists and turns of this dark Korean film will keep you on the edge of your seats right from the beginning.

Kiss The Girls 

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Kiss The Girl tells the story of a detective who is travelling across town to investigate his niece’s kidnapping and hunting for a serial killer called Casanova. Soon, a victim who has managed to escape the killer, meets the detective and together they set out to catch him. 10/10 for the cat-and-mouse thriller! The strong performances, stunning cinematography and well-woven structure make this one a must-watch! 

Prisoners 

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The storyline revolves around a desperate father in search of his missing daughter. When the police are unable to find his daughter and her friend, Keller decides to go on the search for them. His journey leads him closer to finding the truth, but it also puts his life in danger. 

Primal Fear 

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When a 19-year altar boy, Aaron, is accused of murdering a Catholic archbishop, defense attorney, Martin Vail comes to his rescue. His client seems innocent, but the case becomes a complicated mess once Aaron’s secrets are revealed. Richard Gere and Edward Norton, both, deliver outstanding performances in this courtroom mystery thriller. 

Flightplan 

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Now, here’s a movie that will have you scratching your head from the start. Flightplan is about a woman, Jodie Foster, who boards a plane with her young daughter…and then her daughter mysteriously vanishes in thin air while they’re in the air. That’s weird enough, but there’s also no evidence of her boarding a flight with anyone else. Not a single person at the airport or on the aircraft has seen her with a little girl. Is Jodie losing her mind? Or has something terrible happened? 

So fam, ready for a gripping movie marathon? 

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