Mystery movies worth watching

Fans of mysticism are invited to familiarize themselves with the top films that everyone should definitely watch! There are no random horror and thrillers on this list – only the best representatives of the genre. So, what film will be interesting for fans of mystical stories to watch?

Omen (2006)

American diplomat Robert Thorn is faced with a difficult situation: his wife loses a child during childbirth. Not wanting to upset Katherine, he agrees to the persuasion of the priest to replace the deceased baby with a newborn baby whose mother has died. The next five years, Robert’s career goes uphill, but mystical events begin to happen at home. We definitely recommend watching this cult horror!

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

Original title:
The Omen

Cast:
Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Seamus Davy-Fitzpatrick

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.5

Age limit:
16+

Whisper (2006)

Max Trumont’s only desire is to start a new life after several years of imprisonment. He fails to find a normal job, so he agrees to a risky business from an unknown customer who is willing to pay big money. Max’s task is to kidnap the son of a wealthy woman politician. The crime has dire consequences. If you don’t know what exciting mystical movie to watch, then don’t miss Whisper.

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Original title:
Whisper

Cast:
Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Joel Edgerton

Country:
USA, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 5.7

Age limit:
16+

Psychic (2011)

Beginning of the XX century. This mystical story happened to a woman scientist Florence Karkarth. The heroine of the film decides to look at a suburban boarding school, where spiritualistic activity is allegedly observed. Florence is skeptical of everything mystical, so she is sure that she will soon debunk the myths about the local paranormal phenomena. She drastically changes her mind when she comes face to face with supernatural events.

Original title:
The Awakening

Cast:
Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.5

Age limit:
16+

Poltergeist (2015)

The Bowen couple acquires a new house, where they move with their three children. On the very first night, the characters of the film hear strange sounds coming from everywhere. Soon, Eric and Amy’s son finds a crate of toy clowns. When power outages begin to occur, the boy notices that his sister is staring at the TV screen and saying something. From that moment on, the Bowen’s life turns into a nightmare. Here is one of the best mystical films that everyone should watch!

Original title:
Poltergeist

Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Rosemary DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.1, IMDb – 4.9

Age limit:
16+

Devil (2010)

Guard Ramirez witnesses a mystical incident. It all started with the fact that one of the workers of a skyscraper commits suicide. Subsequently, five people get stuck in the building’s elevator. Meanwhile, Police Detective Bowden arrives at the scene of the suicide. Gradually it turns out that the heroes of the film, who are stuck in the elevator, are mysteriously united by the fact that in the past they all committed crimes. The further development of history takes a terrible turn.

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Original title:
Devil

Cast:
Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O’Hara

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.2

Age limit:
16+

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Eye (2008)

As a child, Sydney became blind. For the following years, the heroine of the film only humbly waited for modern medicine to find a way through which she would finally be able to look at the world around her. Twenty years later, such a chance appeared – the girl was implanted with a donor cornea. Soon she becomes a witness of a mystical event, so she decides to find out how the fate of the person whose eye she received was. A very tense film that will suit those who do not know what kind of mysticism to watch.

Original title:
The Eye

Cast:
Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey

Country:
USA, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 5.4

Age limit:
16+

Dark Water (2005)

After the divorce, Dahlia moves with her daughter to one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York. Meanwhile, the ex-husband is in a bitter custody battle. Suddenly, Dahlia begins to notice more and more mystical oddities around. Incomprehensible sounds and various inexplicable events bring the heroine of the film to hysterics, but she still does not know what horror awaits her ahead. We recommend that you definitely watch this mystical film for those who love unexpected plot twists.

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Original title:
Dark Water

Starring :
Jennifer Connelly, John C Reilly, Tim Roth

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.6

Age limit:
16+

Book of Blood (2008)

Mary Florescu investigates the paranormal. Once the heroine of the film decides to look at the mansion of the occultist Tollington, who died during the next session of magic. Mary was accompanied by assistant Regger and student Simon. Soon they all become participants in a nightmare story. Among the best thrillers and horror with mysticism that you should definitely watch, this film deserves special attention.

Original title:
Book of Blood

Starring :
Jonas Armstrong, Sophie Ward, Clive Russell

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.4, IMDb – 5.3

Age limit:
18+

Weegee. Curse of the Devil Board (2016)

Los Angeles, 1967 Alice Zander regularly conducts séances, and her daughters Paulina and Doris help her. In fact, there is nothing mystical in the work of the main character of the film – she cheats, but at the same time she sincerely believes that all her rituals help people survive losses. One day, the eldest daughter, Paulina, suggests to Alice that she use the Weegee board. This innocent undertaking leads to horrifying consequences.

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Original title:
Ouija: Origin of Evil

Cast:
Annalize Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson

Country:
USA, China, Japan

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 6.1

Age limit:
16+

On the other side of the door (2015)

Deciding to see the sights of India, Maria and Michael realize that they want to stay here forever. Years later, they have children – Oliver and Lucy. A fatal car accident claims the boy’s life, but Maria learns that she has a chance to say goodbye to him. Oliver’s spirit is waiting for her in one of the temples. She can go up to its walls and tell her son whatever she wants, but she should never open the door. Closes the top mystical films that you should definitely watch a truly unpredictable story.

Original title:
The Other Side of the Door

Cast:
Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky

Country:
UK, USA, India

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 5.3

Age limit:
18+

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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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