Mystery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mystery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, psychological, weird and mind bending films and TV shows about / with mystery, twists and turns, police investigation, investigation, murder, secrets, murder mystery, storytelling, crimes and mysticism plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mystery: Identity (2003), Gone Girl (2014), Shutter Island (2010), The Sixth Sense (1999), Memento (2000), Mystic River (2003), The Game (1997), Clue (1985), Before I Go to Sleep (2014), Zodiac (2007).

List of mystery movies

 7.3
 250K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mental disorder, investigation, murder mystery, stranded, split personality, psychology, murder, characters killed one by one, rainstorm, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 8.1
 979K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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 8.2
 1.3M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, mental illness, investigation, insanity, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, memory, schizophrenia ...
Time: year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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 8.2
 990K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, psychology, death, psychiatrist, plot twist, life & death, boy, psychic power ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, memory loss, murder, plot twist, mystery, memory, revenge, twists and turns, paranoia, psychology, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.9
 457K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspense, emotional, tense ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, loss of child, sexual abuse, murder, police investigation, childhood, child abuse, investigation, death in the family, tragic event, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.7
 396K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, mind game, manipulation, game, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychology, scheme, surveillance, life philosophy, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, seattle, mexico
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 7.2
 98K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, parody, funny, suspense ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: mystery, twists and turns, butler, whodunit, murder, investigation, multiple suspects, mystery killer, maid, mansion, blackmail, death ...
Time: year 1954, 50s, contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, psychiatrist, obsession, life turned upside down, memory, uncover truth, psychology, investigation, domestic violence, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
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 7.7
 542K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, mystery, journalism, crimes, paranoia, maniac, killings, uncover truth, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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 7.6
 67K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Plot: twists and turns, investigation, murder, mystery, missing person, uncover truth, crimes, adulterous husband, morgue, vengeance, haunted by the past, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, surreal, neo noir, mind bending, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, twists and turns, lesbian, amnesia, hollywood, alternate reality, mystery, hallucination, nightmare, obsession, doppelganger, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 24K
Anna (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: mind bending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: manipulation, mystery, twists and turns, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life philosophy, brutality, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, murder, false memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain, new jersey
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 8.0
 48K
Sleuth (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, twists and turns, murder mystery, revenge, extramarital affair, adultery, mind game, insurance, rivalry, writers, romantic rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, enigmatic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, urban legend, death of wife, conspiracy, reporter, investigation, supernatural, hallucination, warning, psychic, ghost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, chicago illinois ...
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 6.8
 117K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, mind bending, tricky, twist ending ...
Plot: plot twist, mind game, psychology, twists and turns, surveillance, pandemic, confinement indoors, rivalry, survival, mystery, psychologist, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, future
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, mind bending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, adventure, twists and turns, christianity, investigation, treasure hunt, holy grail, mystery, religion, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 1st century
Place: vatican, london, paris france, europe, england ...
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 8.1
 100K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, hometown, murder, mystery, self mutilation, haunted by the past, mother daughter relationship, journalist, self harm, small town, alcoholic, family relations ...
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.3
 51K
The Stranger (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 363 min.
TV show
Story: A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
Style: mind bending, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, mysterious stranger, infidelity, husband wife relationship, drug use, memory loss, betrayal, family, investigation, twists and turns, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, future
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Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, mystery, murder, maid, sexual abuse, small town, women, strong female lead, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
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 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, twists and turns, haunted house, plot twist, memory loss, insanity, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, nervous breakdown, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 7.3
 362K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, ghost, investigation, mystery, murder, small town, legends and myths, goth, horseman, mysterious character, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: new york, new york state
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 6.7
 184K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, 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, dark, satanic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: occult, supernatural, devil, investigation, collector, obsession, chase, secret society, curses spells and rituals, mystery, murder, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, spain, europe, south of france ...
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 6.6
 22K
Fermat's Room (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mathematics, mystery, riddles and clues, isolation, locked in a room, mind game, science, genius, trapped, rivalry, mysterious character, whodunit ...
Time: contemporary
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mystery, whodunit, partners against crime, unlikely partners, sleuth, police detective, small town life, riddles and clues, under the surface, police investigation, uncover truth, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
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 6.3
 148K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: scary, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, group of strangers, elevator, stranded, mysterious character, police investigation, mystery, twists and turns, isolation, confined, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.6
 144K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, neo noir, mind bending, confusing, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, surrealism, mystery, time loop, doppelganger, murder, hallucination, transformation, graphic violence, erotica, obsession, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, plymouth
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, crimes, overbearing parent, divorce, twists and turns, investigation, dysfunctional marriage, mentally unstable, justice, obsession ...
Time: 80s, future, year 2000, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, los angeles ...
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 7.7
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Archer wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities. Unable to find answers to his questions from the school’s faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, heroic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery, youth, boarding school, investigation, teenager, supernatural ability, isolation, suspicion, teenage life, supernatural power, high school hunk, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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 7.7
 200K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: neo noir, surreal, dark, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: surrealism, voyeurism, small town, mystery, sex, serial killer, sexual obsession, rape, postmodernism, eccentricity, sexual perversion, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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