Puzzle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant puzzle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with puzzle, murder, death, blood, flashback, violence, chase, storytelling, mystery and gun plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.

puzzle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as puzzle: Blindspot (2015), Brick (2005), The Puzzle (2009), Lapse (2010), The I Inside (2004), Vanilla Sky (2001), Search for the Gods (1975), Never Forget (2008), Pieces (1982), Physical Evidence (1989).
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Brick (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
110 min.
The Puzzle (2009)
Argentina, France
87 min.
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Easter (2019)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
200 min.
Tomb Raider (2018)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
119 min.

List of puzzle movies

Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, investigation, crime, killings, attack, tattoo, puzzle, martial arts, bomb, gang, strong female character ...
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love and romance, tragic love, aging, hopes, child as adult, imaginary, impossible love, life philosophy, odd, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20s, 30s, 60s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, paris france, english channel, russia ...
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Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, talky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, neo noir, mystery, amateur detective, drugs, drug dealing, puzzle, twists & turns, drug lord, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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The Puzzle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maria's family give her a puzzle for her 50th birthday, and she loves it. Not only does the patient housewife have fun solving the puzzle, she's also really good at them. Overflowing with enthusiasm for her new-found passion, she goes back ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: housekeeper, puzzle, contests and competitions, follow your dream, introspection, self discovery, midlife crisis, dull life, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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Lapse (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Renee wakes up one morning in the middle of the desert with blood on her hands. She cannot remember why she is there, how she got there or with whom she came. Her quest to uncover forgotten events leads her on a journey of discovery where reality ...
Style: surreal, suspense, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: puzzle, shaman, tragedy, amnesia, dream, desert, memory, jealousy, infidelity, vengeance, betrayal, confession ...
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The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, murder, mind game, uncover truth, supernatural, paranoia, doctor, puzzle, amnesia, nightmare, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
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T. Sventon, Private Investigator (1989)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Aired in December on the Swedish channel SVT as their Christmas Calender series of 1989. The Story follows private eye Ture Sventon as he solves crimes in Lingonboda, the Arabian desert, London, and Stockholm. His secretary Ms. Jansson and good ...
Plot: private detective, puzzle, secretary, kidnapping, case, mystery, adventure, disappearance, private investigator, theft, investigation, villain ...
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, mystery, disfigurement, hallucinations, virtual reality, disfigured face, love, obsession, mind game, nightmare, redemption, freak accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Search for the Gods (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young people search for a valuable medallion, which they believe will prove that aliens from outer space visited Earth in prehistoric times.
Plot: alien, puzzle, ancient
Time: prehistoric
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Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, protagonist as suspect, crime, in the woods, gory, false accusation, puzzle, frame up, memory loss, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Puerto Rico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, university, murder, mystery killer, knife murder, black gloves, stalker, perversity, chainsaw, killer, slasher, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
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Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police, false accusation, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, suspect, lawyer, puzzle, officer, romance, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, boston
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City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, bad ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient mystery, mayor, underground, young heroes, steampunk, scientist, family, puzzle, save the day, chases and races, expedition ...
Time: future
Place: mine
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, alien, paranoia, apocalypse, bunker, car accident, survivalist, captive, ufo, basement, alien invasion, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, collector, devil, danger, book, artifact, satanism, occult, chase, mystery, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, southern france, new york, france ...
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Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, tense, futuristic, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, escape, mathematics, trap, parallel world, maze, death, insanity, paranoia, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 71 scenes revolving around multiple Viennese residents who are by chance involved with a senseless gun slaughter on Christmas Eve.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: murder, immigrants, down on your luck, urban, misfit, society, unfulfillment, social misfits, crimes, deadly, refugees, breaking point ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, lebanon, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
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Blind Date (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He invents puzzles. He’s committed body and soul to his work and needs silence to be able to concentrate. She is an accomplished pianist and can’t live without music. She must prepare for a competition that could change her life. They are going ...
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, audition, love, neighbor, cooking, dinner, piano playing, apartment, piano, piano lesson, noise, pigeon ...
Place: paris france
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Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, serious, exciting ...
Plot: manipulations, parallel world, haunted by the past, teamwork, hi-tech, perfect crime, virtual reality, mind control, imagination, redemption, impersonating, dishonesty ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, paris france, sydney australia, japan
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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: surreal, scary, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blood, betrayal, hell, demon, british soldier, self mutilation, seduction, mattress, skin, pain, gory, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Tomboy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: sexual identity, transsexual, gender bending, gender, friendship, innocence lost, dishonesty, youth, friends, self discovery, siblings relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Escape Room (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four friends who partake in a popular Los Angeles escape room find themselves stuck with a demonically possessed killer. The friends have less than an hour to solve the puzzles needed to escape the room alive.
Plot: death, escape, jack in the box, chained to a wall, jump scare, curse, actor, surveillance camera, coin, clue, hysteria, evil ...
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Easter (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Easter is a five story-arc opera about the coming-of-age of juking. The first of its tales aptly deals with contemporary civil unrest with foci on the interrelationships between law enforcement in communities it serves, and corruption within the ...
Style: slang, suspense, intense
Plot: party, economics, genius, agent, secret, conspiracy, mathematics, psychiatrist, military, hallucination, father son relationship, battle ...
Time: renaissance, 2010s
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, morocco, maryland, panama ...
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Sicilian Ghost Story (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the silence and complicity that surround her, and to find ...
Style: dark, gloomy, romantic, enigmatic, based on true events
Plot: village, disappearance, blue hair, silence, dog attack, stranger, teenage love, teenage protagonist, puzzle, trick, code, young love ...
Place: sicily
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: peril, chase, island, missing person, jungle, survival, rescue, courage, female fighter, secret, gunfight, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, mine
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Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Poland, UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: painter, artist, painting, famous painting, suicide, doctor, guilt, death, obsession, torment, gossip, art ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, mystery, uncover truth, fbi, missing child, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, injustice, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, los angeles, argentina
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: melancholic, tech noir, futuristic, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, bounty hunter, cyberpunk, genetics, investigation, violence, police detective, dark future, genetic engineering, neo noir, mission, inventor ...
Time: future, 2040s, near future, year 1966
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, san diego california
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, secret, rape, crime, investigator, justice, vengeance, writing, passion, partner, suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university
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Rollerball (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, danger, totalitarianism, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, rebellion, sport, future dystopia, against the odds, ambition, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: houston texas, geneva switzerland, tokyo, california
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