2023 has been a thrilling year for all the mystery movie buffs out there, with an incredible lineup of mind-boggling films that are guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. We’ve curated a list of the most captivating mystery movies from this year, ranging from heart-pounding thrillers to spine-chilling psychological horrors. Brace yourself for an exhilarating rollercoaster ride filled with unexpected twists and turns as you explore these absolute must-watch films – and don’t forget to grab a big tub of popcorn!
But hold on, it’s not just us who get to decide. We want to hear your thoughts too! Share your top picks for the best mystery movies of 2023 that you think fellow amateur sleuths will absolutely adore. And hey, if there are any films that didn’t quite hit the mark for you, don’t hesitate to give them a thumbs down. Keep coming back to discover new mystery movies as they hit the screen and make their way onto our list. Oh, and make sure to keep an eye out for the streaming options available on awesome platforms like Amazon Prime, Netflix, Apple TV+, Paramount+, HBO Max, and Hulu. Let the mystery movie madness begin!
1. Invitation to a Murder
Actors: Mischa Barton, Chris Browning, Seamus Dever, Bianca A. Santos, Giles Matthey
Directed by: Stephen Shimek
2. A Haunting in Venice
Actors: Kenneth Branagh, Tina Fey, Camille Cottin, Riccardo Scamarcio, Kelly Reilly
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
There are plenty of twists and turns in this story that make it incredibly engaging. You can’t help but connect with Storm Reid’s character, who is desperately searching for answers about her mom’s disappearance.
Actors: Storm Reid, Joaquim de Almeida, Ken Leung, Amy Landecker, Daniel Henney
Directed by: Will Merrick, Nicholas D. Johnson
Actors: Ben Affleck, Alice Braga, William Fichtner, JD Pardo, Jeff Fahey
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
5. Door Mouse
Hayley Law embarks on a mission to uncover the truth behind the sudden disappearances of her friends in this peculiar neo-noir mystery.
Actors: Donal Logue, Famke Janssen, Avan Jogia, Landon Liboiron, Hayley Law
Directed by: Avan Jogia
6. Detective Knight: Independence
In a surprising twist, Bruce Willis takes on the role of Detective Knight once more due to a sudden change in plans. This time, he embarks on a mission to track down a cunning EMT who has cunningly posed as a fellow police officer.
Actors: Bruce Willis, Jack Kilmer, Lochlyn Munro, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Willow Shields
Directed by: Edward Drake
7. Luther: The Fallen Sun
Actors: Idris Elba, Andy Serkis, Cynthia Erivo, Dermot Crowley, Lauryn Ajufo
Directed by: Jamie Payne
8. The Protector
Actors: Chelsea Clark, Munro Chambers, Pras Lingam, Morgan I. Bedard, Heleene Cameron
Directed by: Lenin M. Sivam
9. They Cloned Tyrone
Actors: John Boyega, Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris, Kiefer Sutherland, David Alan Grier
Directed by: Juel Taylor
10. Murder Mystery 2
Actors: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Strong, Adeel Akhtar, Tony Goldwyn
Directed by: Jeremy Garelick
11. Medusa Deluxe
Actors: Clare Perkins, Kayla Meikle, Lilit Lesser, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Darrell D’Silva
Directed by: Thomas Hardiman