Sleuth movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sleuth movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing, enigmatic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with sleuth, investigation, crime investigation, uncover truth, crime solving, murder investigation, unsolved crime, homicide detective, cold case and secret revealed plots mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres shot in UK, USA, Japan and other countries.
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sleuth movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sleuth: Detective Chinatown 2 (2018), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), The Chestnut Man (2021), Unforgotten (2015), Grace (2021), Crooked House (2017), Murder on the Orient Express (2015), Murder on the Orient Express (2001), The Traveller (2019), The Royal Scandal (2001).

List of sleuth movies

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nancy Drew, a smart high schooler with a penchant for keen observation and deduction, stumbles upon the haunting of a local home. A bit of an outsider struggling to fit into her new surroundings, Nancy and her pals set out to solve the mystery, make ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage girl, haunted house, sleuth, secret passageway, small town, teenager, hidden room, murder investigation, secret, private detective, crime investigation, riddles and clues ...
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Detective Chinatown 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Driven by the desire for the huge reward, Tang Ren (by Wang Baoqiang) tricked Qin Feng (by Liu Haoran) to New York, to attend the World Detective Contest,. Later on, behind the crazy competition, Qin and Tang discovered the real hidden facts of this ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: serial killer, sleuth, murder mystery, nypd, inheritance, investigation, homicide detective, private detective, murder investigation, crime investigation, uncover truth, crime solving ...
Place: new york
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, coworker, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, police detective, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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The Chestnut Man (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
Style: psychological, captivating, enigmatic, tense, brutal ...
Plot: murder, missing person, forest, police, murderer, secret, serial killer, young woman, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, crime solving ...
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 8.3
 21K
Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, cold case, murder investigation, police investigation, murder mystery, uncover truth, who done it, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, life turned upside down, sleuth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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 7.2
 3K
Grace (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Brighton based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is a hard-working police officer who has given his life to the job, but his career is currently at rock bottom. He’s fixated by the disappearance of his beloved wife, Sandy, and running enquiries ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: detective inspector, police investigation, police detective, sleuth, police partner, police, unsolved crime, crime solving, partners against crime, investigation, cold case, crime investigation ...
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Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2016. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who has been terrorizing the city for two ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: ritual murder, serial killer, investigation, journalist, police, jail, love triangle, corpse, church, sleuth, myth, crime solving ...
Place: basque country
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 6.3
 24K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: servant, family secret, mansion, murder mystery, private detective, murder, investigation, whodunit, lady, secret, last will and testament, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: london, cairo egypt, scotland yard
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Murder on the Orient Express (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: The Japanese adaption of Agatha Christie's famous whodunit "Murder on the Orient Express".
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, unusual plot structure
Plot: train station, investigation, murder, train, clue, revenge plot, whodunit, sleuth, snow, revenge, child abduction, passenger ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan
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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, mysterious character, law enforcement, on the road, who done it ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgrade, former yugoslavia, istanbul turkey
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 7.1
 116
The Traveller (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Hunting down killers to help bereaved families get justice is more than just a job; it’s a duty for Thomas Bareski, a retired, hotshot police detective eager to reopen unsolved murder cases in a mission to find the culprits.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: investigation, sleuth, murder investigation, police officer, unsolved crime, forensics, murder, fighting crime, murder mystery, private investigator, social activist, crime investigation ...
Place: france
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The Royal Scandal (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes - the world's greatest detective - faces a most alluring adversary... Legendary opera star Irene Adler is threatening to destroy the King of Bohemia's reputation with proof of their illicit ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: sherlock holmes, intrigue, blackmail, uncover truth, palace intrigue, sleuth, cat versus mouse, female villain, king, investigation, secret revealed, female criminal ...
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Detective School Q (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story began in a classroom of a middle school. Our main character, Kyu, when called by the guidance counselor, declared that he wanted to be a detective. He took the entrance exam to Dan Detective School where talented people from the whole ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, feel good, entertaining
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, detective agency, private investigation, private detective, crime investigation, sleuth, friends, teamwork, student, unsolved crime, ambitious man ...
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Agatha Christie's Hjerson (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany, Finland, UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish murder investigator Sven Hjerson forms an unexpected detective duo with stubborn TV producer Klara after several years of isolation. Will she also manage to recruit him for her new TV show?
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: private detective, whodunit, sleuth, forensics, investigation, crime investigation, private investigator, reality, private investigation, investigator, homicide detective, island ...
Place: eastern europe
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Vampire Prosecutor (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Min Tae Yeon isn't your typical vampire or your typical prosecutor. Rather than drinking blood from innocent strangers, he opts for blood sold on the black market in the posh bars of Seoul. He also has the uncanny ability to tell where the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: vampire, prosecutor, investigation, murder, supernatural power, death, unsolved crime, sleuth, crime solving, murder investigation, supernatural ability, forensics ...
Place: korea
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 4.9
 4K
Zone 414 (2021)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the near future on a colony of state-of-the-art robots, a private investigator is hired by the colony's creator to bring his missing daughter home.
Style: futuristic, tense, captivating, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: androids and robots, androids, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, investigation, distopia, sleuth, uncover truth, humanoid robot, mystery, mysterious disappearance, disappearance ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.5
 600
Wanted (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanted was a 2005 American primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. The series was created by Louis St. Clair and Jorge Zamacona, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Jorge Zamacona.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: task force, escaped prisoner, runaway, forensics, sleuth, police, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, crime solving, squad, criminal ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.6
 1K
ID: INVADED (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sakaido is a genius detective who can track down any criminal. But when his daughter is murdered, revenge lands him on the other side of the law. Now in prison, he helps the police solve mysteries using a system that invades a person’s identity. ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark hero, virtual world, surrealism, serial killer, murder mystery, police detective, murder investigation, forensics, virtuality, killings ...
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Inspector Coliandro (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: L'ispettore Coliandro is a series of Italian tongue-in-cheek television movies directed by Marco Manetti and Antonio Manetti, and written by the crime writer Carlo Lucarelli and starring Giampaolo Morelli in the title role of the Inspector ...
Style: captivating, tense, humorous
Plot: inspector, crime solving, fighting crime, unsolved crime, police investigation, cold case, police detective, sleuth, secret revealed, investigation, police, uncover truth ...
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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: police detective, detective inspector, murder investigation, police investigation, mystery, fighting crime, partners, workplace, social differences, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.6
 11K
The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: childhood friend, missing person, murder, investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, uncover truth, crime scene, cold case ...
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, witty, captivating, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, partners, female detective, eccentricity, adventure, mystery, unconventional method, murder mystery, female police detective, british police, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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 5.7
 1K
The Four 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Sequel to The Four, based on the best-selling novel by Woon Swee Oan. The four constables, Emotionless (Crystal Liu Yifei), Iron Hands (Collin Chou), Life Snatcher (Ronald Cheng) and ColdBlood (Deng Chao), are specially skilled in their own ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: martial arts, supernatural power, teamwork, private investigation, murder mystery, crime solving, supernatural ability, supernatural, private detective, murder investigation, sleuth, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, china
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 5.9
 12K
Magnum P.I. (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii taking jobs no one else will with the help of fellow vets T.C. Calvin and Rick Wright, ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, war veteran, vengeance, fighting crime, partners against crime, teamwork, sleuth, confronting the past, forensics, crime investigation, partners, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hawaii
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 7.3
 265
Fast Forward (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Schnell ermittelt is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, murder investigation, murder, homicide detective, female police detective, partners against crime, investigation, female detective, crime investigation, sleuth, police detective, uncover truth ...
Place: vienna, austria
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Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple is an anime television series that adapted several Agatha Christie stories about Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. A new character named Mabel West, Miss Marple's great-niece, who becomes ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, suspense
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth, partners against crime, crime solving, breaking the fourth wall, sleuth, private investigation, crime investigation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: london
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 7.5
 12K
Dogs of Berlin (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 542 min.
TV show
Story: A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, bleak, brutal
Plot: football player, murder, partners, racism, police protagonist, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, detective inspector, riot, police partner, cheating ...
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 5.6
 197
Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: gendarme, police detective, police investigation, investigation, sleuth, partners against crime, fighting crime, crime solving, homicide detective, police, crime investigation, police officer ...
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Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and help to foil an audacious robbery.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: sherlock holmes, accused of murder, street kid, crime investigation, private detective, murder investigation, private investigation, murder mystery, crime solving, homicide detective, sleuth, uncover truth ...
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Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively quaint town.
Style: captivating, feel good, emotional, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: female detective, amateur detective, mystery, murder mystery, crimes, murder, sleuth, amateur sleuth, private investigation, murder investigation, suburbs, crime investigation ...
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