Decent contemporary thrillers/mysteries with less than 10,000 votesby flyingdoctor72 | created - 03 Jan 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
A list of relatively little-known engaging movies released since 2000.
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1. Deep in the Wood (2015)
92 min | Mystery, Thriller
Winter 2010. Dolomites. Tommaso Conci, a 4 year old child, disappears during a festival where people disguised as devils, the Krampus, terrorize the village with whips and chains. Five ... See full summary »
2. A Grain of Truth (2015)
112 min | Crime, Thriller
A big shot prosecutor Teodor Szacki divorces his wife and leaves Warsaw to start a new life in picturesque town in south-east Poland - Sandomierz. After a short while he is called in to ... See full summary »
3. Secret Wars (2014)
115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After many controversies Poland's biggest military intelligence and counter-intelligence agency (commonly known as WSI) is liquidated, but its place is immediately taken by a new, secret ... See full summary »
4. Candlestick (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that a far more sinister game may be at play.
5. Jack Irish: Dead Point (2014 TV Movie)
83 min | Crime, Drama
When a high profile judge commissions Jack Irish to locate a mysterious red book, Jack is thrown into a world of sexy club owners, drug dealers and unhinged killers.
6. A Hard Day (2014)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After trying to cover up a car accident that left a man dead, a crooked homicide detective is stalked by a mysterious man claiming to have witnessed the event.
8. The Broken Shore (2013 TV Movie)
103 min | Crime
An evocative crime thriller that captures the chilling action and sharp wit of Peter Temple's acclaimed novel The Broken Shore. In this gripping adaptation, Detective Joe Cashin uncovers a ... See full summary »
9. Aftermath (2012)
Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
A Polish man who returns home after the death of his father unearths a secret about the now-deceased Jewish residents of his village.
Votes: 3,080 | Gross: $0.00M
10. In the Shadow (2012)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. ... See full summary »
11. Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012 TV Movie)
93 min | Crime, Drama
Jack Irish has no shortage of friends, but family members are few and far between. His wife was murdered by an ex-client and his father is a fading photo on the pubs football wall of fame. ... See full summary »
12. Two Lives (2012)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Votes: 2,728 | Gross: $0.00M
14. Children... (2011)
Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Thriller
The film is based on a true case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents ... See full summary »
15. The Silence (2010)
Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Votes: 5,727 | Gross: $0.10M
16. The Dark House (2009)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse... See full summary »
17. The Reverse (2009)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A story about women, set in the present and in 1950s Warsaw. The main character is Sabina, a quiet, shy woman who has just turned thirty. Clearly, she lacks a man in her life. Her mother ... See full summary »
19. The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
22. The Night of the Sunflowers (2006)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The discovery of a young woman's dead body in the middle of a sunflower field near a quiet village will lead to a tragic string of events, and a vicious cycle of violence, deception and greed. Who has the courage to get to the bottom of it?
23. Antibodies (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Wanted for a long time, serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police raid. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him and finds out more then he is looking for.
24. The State Counsellor (2005)
191 min | Drama, Crime
Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but ... See full summary »
25. King's Game (2004)
Not Rated | 107 min | Thriller
Three weeks before general elections, the leader of one of the country's largest parties, the Center Party, is involved in a severe car accident. The political scene is thrown into disarray... See full summary »
26. In My Father's Den (2004)
R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended.
27. Swindled (2004)
110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then ... See full summary »
28. Wolf (2004)
R | 125 min | Thriller
Based on a true story. In the 70's, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker, is arrested because of his connection to some terrorists who have ... See full summary »
29. Dinner Rush (2000)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,652 | Gross: $0.11M
31. May God Save Us (2016)
TV-MA | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Inspectors Velarde and Alfaro must find what appears to be a serial killer. This hunt against the clock will make them realize something they'd never thought about: neither one of them is that different from the killer.
32. The Closed Circuit (2013)
120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story of three successful businessmen who are accused of being members of organized crime and money laundering by corrupt government officials.
33. 7 Boxes (2012)
TV-14 | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
34. Arizona (2018)
TV-MA | 85 min | Comedy, Thriller
Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, this darkly comedic story follows Cassie Fowler, a single mom and struggling realtor whose life goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.