Top 10 Mystery Thrillers of 2018

Each of us believes in something. Even atheists believe in the absence of a god. Therefore, the layer of culture associated with the supernatural world has always interested people. World cinema also could not ignore this topic. We offer you a selection of the best mystical thrillers of 2018.

Down the hallway (2018)

This new picture is about troubled teenager Katie Gordy. Once, for another misconduct, she is sent to a closed boarding house for girls. Katherine quickly gets used to the new team and the rules prevailing here. Manages the educational institution Madame Duret. Soon four more students arrive. With them, Kathy tries to unravel the mystery of the closed wing of the boarding house, from where strange screams are heard at night.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:
Down a Dark Hall

Cast:
AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman

Country:
Spain, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.2, IMDb – 5.2

Age limit:
18+

Curse of the Nun (2018)

The list of novelties continues with a mystical thriller about a terrible story that happened in a remote Romanian monastery. One of his nuns commits a terrible sin – lays hands on herself. The Vatican cannot stay away from this incident and sends the priest Burke with a novice to investigate. Upon arrival, Burke finds out that this monastery is a battlefield between the living and the damned, and its abbess is the embodiment of evil.

Original title:
The Nun

Cast:
Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Blocke

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.7, IMDb – 5.4

Age limit:
18+

Numb with Fear (2018)

The next picture is about an incident in a small Argentinean town. He was famous for his measured way of life, until inexplicable things began to happen. It all started with the death of a seven-year-old boy who suddenly stepped onto the road and threw himself under a bus. A couple of years later, this little boy, as if nothing had happened, returns home in the form of a half-decomposed corpse. Investigators of paranormal phenomena come to the city to study terrible events.

Original title:
Aterrados

Cast:
Maximiliano Gione, Norberto Gonzalo, Elvira Onetto

Country:
Argentina

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 6.5

Age limit:
18+

Bird Box (2018)

The list continues with another novelty thriller in the “mystery” genre. This horror movie takes place five years after the world went mad. People commit suicide en masse and there is no escape from this psychosis. The heroine with two children and a parrot heads to a safe place where the survivors have gathered. People need a bird in order to warn of danger in time.

Original title:
Bird Box

Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit:
18+

Reincarnation (2018)

The plot of this new picture revolves around Annie Graham. The girl recently buried her mother. Now she lives in an inherited huge house. Suddenly, inexplicable things begin to happen in the mansion one after another. Annie tries to unravel their essence and finds out that a terrible curse has been imposed on their family, which is inherited from one family member to another.

Original title:
Hereditary

Cast:
Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolfe

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 7.3

Age limit:
18+

Winchester. The House That the Ghosts Built (2018)

Continues the selection of the best new mystical thrillers of 2018 film based on real events. Sarah Winchester from a clan of famous gunsmiths lives in a huge family mansion. A woman is rich, but she cannot achieve peace of mind. She is obsessed with the idea that her house is haunted. In order to arrange an ingenious trap for ghosts, the heroine endlessly rebuilds the house for 38 years.

Original title:
Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built

Starring :
Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Finn Skikluna-O’Prey

Country:
Australia, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 5.4

Age limit:
16+

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Kadavr (2018)

The next new mystery thriller on our list follows the adventures of policewoman Megan Reed. She recently returned from rehab and took a job at the morgue. One day, the body of a girl killed during an exorcism is brought there. Megan begins to suspect that something is wrong with this corpse. The heroine tries to drive bad thoughts away from herself, but her fears are confirmed.

Original title:
The Possession of Hannah Grace

Cast:
Shay Mitchell, Gray Damon, Kirby Johnson

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.0, IMDb – 5.2

Age limit:
18+

Suspiria (2018)

The collection continues with a mystical horror film about the American Susie Bannion. A young dancer comes to Berlin to study at the local famous dance school. Shortly after arriving, the girl learns that recently another dancer from this educational institution has disappeared. Susie begins to understand the strange incident and realizes a terrifying thing: the leadership of the school is a bunch of witches.

Original title:
Suspiria

Cast:
Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth

Country:
Italy, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.8

Age limit:
18+

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Omen: Rebirth (2019)

This mystical thriller was filmed in 2018 and was released in February 2019. The film is about a woman named Sarah and her unusual son. From early childhood, the boy showed the abilities of a gifted child. When he was 8 years old, his mother began to notice that something unusual was happening to his son. Sarah turns to a psychotherapist and finds out that Something has moved into the boy.

Original title:
The Prodigy

Cast:
Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Peter Mooney

Country:
USA, Hong Kong

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 5.9

Age limit:
16+

Paranormal (2017)

The digital release of this film in 2017 and the release in Russia took place in 2018. Its main characters are Aaron and Justin. They managed to escape from a terrible sect as children. Once in the wild, the guys began a new life as ordinary people. But one day they receive a video message from their former brothers and decide to visit them. Upon arrival, the heroes encounter paranormal phenomena and become involved in terrible events.

Original title:
The Endless

Cast:
Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Callie Hernandez

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.5

Age limit:
16+

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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